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2-minute drill

How many ways can we say it? One of these games, the Cougars are going to start quickly and take a first-quarter lead.


Whits face Bulldogs again

The Whitworth Pirates and Redlands Bulldogs renew their interesting college football rivalry tonight at Ted Runner Stadium in Redlands, Calif. The teams have met the last six years – Whitworth …


Familiar spot for Huskies

SEATTLE – Jake Locker has read this novel before. Three times, in fact. The University of Washington football team is coming off a promising performance in its second game of …


Oh, great, SMU’s D better, too

DALLAS – When playing a June Jones-coached football team, a majority of the pregame hype usually centers round his much-imitated run-and-shoot offense. Rightfully so. While at Hawaii, Jones’ teams were …


EWU-UM matchup has it all

Red turf … renamed playing field … Big Sky Conference opener … the hated Griz in the house. Is there any element of intrigue missing from that list for the …


Cougars can’t let SMU run free

PULLMAN – Going into last season’s matchup with Southern Methodist University, Washington State’s defensive coaches thought they had a pretty good plan to contain the Mustangs’ run-and-shoot offense. Keep the …


EWU’s Leahy fights back after mangling leg

You never know. Those three simple words are scrawled in magic marker on a small, broken rearview mirror that hangs in the office of Eastern Washington University’s offensive line coach, …


Cornhuskers, UW share epic stories

SEATTLE – Nebraska returns to Husky Stadium on Saturday afternoon for the first time in 13 years. In UW football lore, Nebraska is a name that conjures memories of the …


Pac-10 picks

OK, someone pinch me. This must be a dream, right? I don’t think I’ve ever had a perfect week. Oh sure, I missed the USC game, but even the Pac-10 …


Two WSU standouts made way from Texas to Palouse

PULLMAN – Four years ago Chima Nwachukwu and Hallston Higgins both made the decision to leave Texas – Nwachukwu from Allen, near Dallas; Higgins from Magnolia, near Houston – and …


Texas calls Chima Nwachukwu, Hallston Higgins

PULLMAN – Four years ago Chima Nwachukwu and Hallston Higgins both made the decision to leave Texas – Nwachukwu from Allen, near Dallas; Higgins from Magnolia, near Houston – and …


Huskers eager to test Jake Locker

LINCOLN, Neb. — Rickey Thenarse has heard all about Jake Locker. About how the Washington quarterback is a Heisman Trophy candidate and projected No. 1 draft pick, about how he …


Ho-hum start for USC, UCLA

PULLMAN – If you look at the Pacific-10 Conference as a train, then the two diesels up front have usually been the Los Angeles schools. USC is the brawn, pulling …


Cornhuskers’ QB downplays Husky Stadium effect

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Taylor Martinez says he’s prepared for the hostile environment Saturday at Washington’s Husky Stadium that will be his first college road game. The redshirt …


Pac-10 football notes: USC, UCLA uninspiring

The Trojans, under first-year head coach Lane Kiffin are 2-0, but just might be the most unimpressive 2-0 school in America. The Bruins, in the third year of the Rick …


WAC sues Nevada, Fresno State

The Western Athletic Conference has filed a lawsuit to force Nevada and Fresno State to stay in the league through the 2011-12 school year before leaving for the Mountain West …


Grizzlies will throw local talent at Eagles

The University of Montana has never been shy about diving into the Spokane area’s deep pool of high school football talent. So it made sense that UM’s first-year head coach, …


Defensive pressure catalyst for WSU comeback

PULLMAN – It may have taken almost all of the first three quarters of the season’s second game, but the Washington State University Cougars may have discovered their true personality. …


How they scored

MSU 3, WSU 0 FG Cunningham 31, 9:35


WSU rallies to end 10-game losing streak

PULLMAN – In the end, it almost had the feel of an Apple Cup. Or a Rose Bowl. Almost anything but what it was, a 23-22 Washington State University comeback …


Eastern assisted by Jolley’s defensive play stops Wildcats

SEATTLE – For Tyler Jolley, it’s all about the battle. And Saturday, in front of a Qwest Field crowd of 6,142, Eastern Washington University’s senior defensive end won the last …


Around the Big Sky Conference

Cal Poly 35, Montana 33: Backup quarterback Doug Shumway threw two touchdown passes and Scottie Cordier had a 45-yard interception return for a score as the Mustangs (2-0) rallied to …


Kearse’s electric receiving guides Husky rally

SEATTLE – OK, now let the excitement begin. The University of Washington’s 2010 football season took a little longer than expected to get going – more than five full quarters …


Pac-10 roundup: Cardinal pummel Bruins

Andrew Luck threw two touchdown passes, and safety Michael Thomas scored on a 21-yard fumble return to lead the No. 25 Stanford Cardinal to a 35-0 win over the bumbling …


WSU Notebook: Honoring No. 15

PULLMAN – Tyree Toomer usually wears No. 33, but Saturday afternoon he took the Martin Stadium turf against Montana State wearing No. 15. That’s the number of his roommate, LeAndre …


WSU vs. Montana State statistics

For 09-12-2010


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right In the final 15 minutes, Washington State scored 16 unanswered points. It’s been almost a calendar year since the Cougars have rallied like that, and that was …


QB Robinson shines in Michigan’s victory over Notre Dame

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – If Denard Robinson’s performance last week was a jaw dropper, what he did against Notre Dame on Saturday topped it. He broke off the longest run …


Football season requires flight plan

Smell the tailgate party – it’s college football season. But if you’re flying in for a game, you might be headed for a headache. Cutbacks at major airlines have made …


Nebraska plows Idaho with five interceptions

LINCOLN, Neb. – It wasn’t the homecoming University of Idaho quarterback Nathan Enderle envisioned. Enderle threw five interceptions, two which were returned for touchdowns, as the Nebraska Cornhuskers topped the …