Vandals Remain in First After Win

Eureka evened their season record at 3-3 last Friday with a 64-12 thrashing of an undermanned team from McDermitt. Vandal’s coach Fred Minoletti said the Bulldogs only had eight players they could suit up for the game. But, he said, he had to give credit to them for even being willing to come the long… [More…]

Vandals Power Their Way to Second Win of The Season

  A good ground game powered Eureka to their second win of the season, 38-6, at Carlin last Friday. “We were able to run the ball at them,” said coach Fred Minoletti, “so we didn’t have to go to the pass too much, kind of just ground and pound. The first game that we have… [More…]

Vandals Ready for Tough Road Test at Carlin after Bye Week

  Eureka didn’t play football last week, it was their bye week. But coach Fred Minoletti said it was good to have some time off, to heal up from a few injuries and keep working hard to prepare for the game this week at Carlin. “A good time to have a bye week,” he said.… [More…]

Late Fumble Recovery Seals First Win for the Vandals

  It was nervous time Eureka coach Fred Minoletti admitted last Friday as the Vandals recovered a fumble in the red zone late in the game to preserve a 28-22 win at Wells in their league opener. The Vandals scored a couple of times in the first half for a 12-0 lead, “and should have… [More…]

Vandals Turn to Wells After Loss

“They just blew right by us most of the time,” said Eureka coach Fred Minoletti in explaining the Vandals 54-6 loss at Whittell last Friday night near the shores of Lake Tahoe. It was the first time the two teams had ever played each other in 1A football. “They are a very solid team and… [More…]

Vandals Fall in Low Scoring Game

  Eureka and Coleville did something last Friday night at Crutchley Field you seldom see in eight-man football: a final score of 8-6. The eight-man game is geared for high scoring, usually by one team or maybe both. Last year alone, Eureka had an average of 31.6 points per game. But it is early in… [More…]

Vandals Drop Season Opener at Smith Valley; Host Coleville Tonight

On the road to open the season at Smith Valley last Friday, Eureka had a lead in the first quarter, but couldn’t hold it and eventually lost the game to the Bulldogs 44-30. “We gave up a big pass play with about a minute left in the first half which put us behind 24-14 at… [More…]