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FRIDAY, OCT. 31, 2014




THURSDAY, OCT. 30, 2014





Sometimes you just have to tip your cap 

A GRIP ON SPORTS I'm not really sure what to write about today. The weather, maybe. We are supposed to have a 60-degree day, which is nice. Or should I do something related to WSU or Eastern? Hey, I know. How about some cross country...

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It's deja Vandal all over again

Now where have we heard this before? After a bye week that gave them extra time to savor their first victory of the 2014 football season, the Idaho Vandals are deep into prep mode for a run at two in a row when they host...

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Morning links: Halliday perseveres 

Connor Halliday has had a great season in some respects, but it's not been the season the Washington State quarterback had hoped for. That's the thrust of today's story, which looks at the record-slaying quarterback's quest for wins. We'd also be remiss if we didn't...

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WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29, 2014

Preparing for USC's defense

Three WSU coaches were asked about USC's defense and all three uttered the word "athletic" shortly thereafter. The Cougars hope that the work they put in during Wednesday's practice can combat all that athleticism. How did it go? Our practice report is after the jump....

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WSU women tip off the season

The Washington State women's basketball team accomplished a lot last season. They won 17 games for the first time since 1994-95, reached the postseason for the first time since 1991 and beat Washington for the first time in 36 tries. Shoot, they beat the Huskies...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 28, 2014



Mike Price and Jeremiah Allison fire up the Cougars 

Before today's practice former Washington State football coach Mike Price addressed the team. We weren't close enough to hear what he was saying, but judging from how animated he became during his speech, we're guessing it was something inspiring. Price coached the Cougars from 1989-2002,...

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WSU vs. USC: game notes and depth chart 

Washington State sent out the game notes for this Saturday's game against USC. Included is an updated depth chart, on page 11, that shows a few notable changes. Pat Porter is now officially listed as the starting field cornerback and Taylor Taliulu is starting over...

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Gonzaga poised to have a special year

A GRIP ON SPORTS There have been rumblings up around Boone St. and Hamilton Ave. You know, about how this may just be the best team Mark Few's put together at Gonzaga. Looking over the roster, the talent certainly is there. But talent is only...

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MONDAY, OCT. 27, 2014




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