Stories tagged: Apple Cup
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 8:35 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The Dawgs take a big bite out of the Cougars’ season
A GRIP ON SPORTS • What is that old saying about the amount of fight in the dog? Something about size, right? But what happens when the bigger dog puts …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
John Blanchette: Familiar territory as Huskies prove too much for ‘soft’ Cougars
In the Thanksgiving hubbub on the eve the Apple Cup, someone in the Washington Huskies traveling party managed to break the apple off the actual cup.And surely the last thing …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
Huskies start quickly, thump Cougars in Apple Cup
Three times during the fourth quarter of Friday’s Apple Cup, officials stopped the game to chide Washington State fans for throwing debris onto the field to show their displeasure with …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Huskies dominated line of scrimmage in Apple Cup
Want proof of how thoroughly Washington controlled the line of scrimmage in Friday’s 45-17 thrashing of Washington State?
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:19 p.m.
Winning halftime field goal at Apple Cup nets $1,000 for Second Harvest
There was one extra player on the field at this year’s Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State who wasn’t listed on either teams’ rosters.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6:17 p.m.
Big numbers in first quarter for Huskies
After the first quarter, UW quarterback Jake Browning was on pace for over 800 yards. He finished the period 13-of-17 passing for 202 yards and three TDs.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
USC or Colorado? UW doesn’t care
After dispatching the Cougars, Washington coach Chris Petersen and multiple UW players were asked if they had a preference: USC or Colorado in the Pac-12 championship?
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 5:54 p.m.
Cougars provide varying reasons for Apple Cup loss
When asked what went wrong against No. 5 Washington during No. 23 Washington State’s 45-17 Apple Cup loss on Friday, Cougars coach Mike Leach said his team fell victim to …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 5:17 p.m.
Key moments in Washington’s 45-17 win over Washington State in the Apple Cup
Key moments from Washington’s 45-17 win over Washington State in Pullman on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 5:09 p.m.
UW 45, WSU 17: Apple Cup players of the game
Jacob Thorpe’s players of the game from Washington’s 45-17 win over Washington State in Pullman on Friday, Nov. 25, 2016.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
UW 45, WSU 17: How they scored
Scoring summary from Washington’s 45-17 win over Washington State on Friday, Nov. 25 in Pullman.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
Cougars get key defenders back for Apple Cup
Washington State got three key defensive players back just in time for Saturday’s matchup with No. 5 Washington. Rush linebacker Dylan Hanser and starting weakside linebacker Isaac Dotson each returned …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:58 a.m.
Bob Robertson misses Apple Cup with illness
Bob Robertson won’t be in the Washington State radio booth for just the second time in 49 years during Saturday’s Apple Cup matchup against the Huskies.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 8:02 a.m.
Beer sales not happening at Apple Cup game
Buying a beer inside Martin Stadium during a Cougar football game remains a no-go for the majority of fans as the final home game of the season, the annual Apple …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 7:23 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Today’s Apple Cup will decide more than most
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Apple Cup is finally upon us. After weeks and weeks of hype and speculation, it’s time to figure out which of Washington’s Pac-12 teams …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 5 a.m.
Black Friday or Apple Cup? You can do both
There are deals to be had in stores during Black Friday sales, but there’s just one tiny problem this year. The Apple Cup.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
Blanchette: Apple Cup deserves seat at big kids’ table – at least for this season
There’s no secret why it’s so vital for the Pac-12 that Washington win this year’s Apple Cup Presented by Black Friday.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
Ranked Washington rivals may divide families more than politics
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016, 9:15 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Thanksgiving football memories are always good, except when they flood back
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It’s Thanksgiving. In my lifetime – and that’s not a short span my friends – that’s meant three things: way too much food, great football …
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 8:34 a.m.
Grip on Sports: There is always something on the line in the Apple Cup
A GRIP ON SPORTS • It is about 50 hours or so until the Apple Cup kicks off in Pullman and it’s raining. Or snowing, if you look through life …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 6:55 p.m.
Apple Cup rally a first involving both UW, WSU
Dozens of fans from both sides of the gridiron came together Tuesday to mix and mingle before an Apple Cup that could end up being the most electric, if not …
Tue., Nov. 22, 2016, 8:42 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Rivalry games like the Apple Cup are more than just another game
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Rivalry games inspire the best efforts from everyone. Players, coaches, fans. And, yes, even sportswriters. At least that’s the case today. Read on.
Mon., Nov. 21, 2016, 8:55 a.m.
Grip on Sports: The football teams in Washington – college and professional – are pretty darn good
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The Seahawks are for real, even if they are a little thinner at running back today than they were this time yesterday. And the Apple …
Sun., Nov. 20, 2016, 10 p.m.
UW and WSU fans to come together at River Park Square’s Kress Gallery Tuesday to mix and mingle before Apple Cup
Despite the likelihood that this year’s Apple Cup will be the most competitive in recent memory, fans from both sides of the aisle are putting their differences aside and coming …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
John Blanchette: Lets not get ahead of ourselves, Cougs still have a lot to learn before Apple Cup
It’s been suggested we fast-forward this football runoff directly to the Apple Cup, given the early returns from Pac-12 precincts.
Wed., June 1, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
Apple Cup in Pullman remains day after Thanksgiving at 12:30 p.m.
West siders who want to attend the 2016 Apple Cup in Pullman will have rise early after their Thanksgiving-induced comas to make the game, which will kick off at 12:30 …
Thu., April 7, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
Pace: Shelby Thompson gears up to defend Apple Cup title
For 50 years Yakima Speedway has held the region’s premier event to kick off stock car racing – the Apple Cup.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 10:27 p.m.
Apple Cup notebook: Another slow start for WSU in rivalry game
In Apple Cups under coach Mike Leach, Washington State has stumbled out of the gate every time.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 10:06 p.m.
Huskies defense makes a wreck of Cougars
The wreckage was strewn over Husky Stadium for all to see on Friday afternoon, another Air Raid shot down by Washington’s young, hungry defense.
Fri., Nov. 27, 2015, 8:26 p.m.
Washington State has seven turnovers in 45-10 Apple Cup loss
The legion of mistakes and first-start miscues that must be owned by backup quarterback Peyton Bender were enough to make a Washington State win all but impossible in the Apple …