2: Idaho kicker/punter Austin Rehkow was also one of 25 punters named to the Ray Guy Award watch list. Rehkow received All-America honors last year as a freshman after averaging 47.8 yards per punt and booting 34 punts of at least 50 yards.
Thursday: The Spokane Indians made it 6 for 7 in winning series this Northwest League season by turning back the Tri-City Dust Devils 5-2 at Avista Stadium.
The Indians won the series 2-1 and are 4-0 in home series this year. Their lone series loss came at Eugene.
Tuesday: After a one-year hiatus, the Cougar Hardwood Classic is back. Idol Sports and Entertainment announced that Washington State will host Hawaii on Saturday, Dec. 13 in WSU’s annual nonconference game in Seattle’s KeyArena. WSU is 8-0 in the Cougar Hardwood Classic, which began in 2005, beating teams such as Pepperdine, LSU and San Diego State.
“(It) is an excellent opportunity to take our program to Seattle where there are so many great Coug fans ready to come out and support us,” WSU coach Ernie Kent said in a press release. “We are excited to have the chance to continue to grow the event as we battle an outstanding Hawaii team this year. It should make for a great basketball game for all the fans.”
The Cougars are 5-1 all-time against the Warriors, and have won the past four contests between the schools.