Ia off Bound Finally breaking tradition in the· hundredth year, the vandals achievethe season's elusive tenth win. 52
• Portland State with a convincing 27 - 18 w in . 'The fact that Po rtland after a bye on September 3. Sta te p lays Eastern • Pacific With a 36- 26 w in. Idaho 's washington - w ho is going to be a real toug h opponent 2 - o start is the first since - g ives them a d ecided 1983. Jo hn Jake returned a edge coming into ou r gam e 96-yard kick o ff for a touchdown . the first in four years o n the lOth. " B ra nt Ben gen ·s Or so thought Head Coach s ince Keith Gilbertson until the 89-ya rder against Portland vandals won their home State in 1984. "John Jake got us going." opener o n September 10
Gilbertson said. "what a super-human effort that was. It got us rolling and we scored alot of points and a lot of y ards." • Northern Arizona After a disappointing 26 17 loss against Montana. the va nda ls returned h o m e thinking o f the other losses they have suffered en route to banner seasons in 1982.
1989 Gem of the Mountains, Volume 87 - University of Idaho Yearbook