Stories tagged: cougars
Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Washington State ranked No. 24 in preseason AP poll
The Cougars just made the cut. Washington State checked in at No. 24 when the Associated Press released its first Top 25 poll Monday morning, giving the Cougars a preaseason …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 7:35 p.m.
Taylor, Washington State hoping for better start to 2017 season
Robert Taylor isn’t alone. He’s not the first Washington State student who’s made a costly after-hours blunder on the Pullman campus and he certainly won’t be the last.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 20, 2017, 3:27 p.m.
Washington State gets pledge from California receiver
Patrick Nunn received an offer from Washington State in March and six months later, the wide receiver from San Mateo, California, has given a verbal pledge to the only Pac-12 …
Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 6:46 p.m.
12 players who could make life hard for Washington State this season
Week 1, it was a wide receiver from Eastern Washington. Week 2, it was a running back from Boise State. Week 11, it was a quarterback from Colorado and Week …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 15, 2017, 9:20 p.m.
Top basketball recruit Roberto Gittens to attend JC, not WSU this fall
The crown jewel of Washington State’s 2017 basketball recruiting class won’t suit up for the Cougars this season.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
Washington State’s Onyeukwu making quick work of his short stint in Pullman
The college experience is going by at warp speed for Chima Onyeukwu.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 13, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Leach less than thrilled with ‘last 30 yards’ of Washington State practice
Washington State’s first workout under the Sunday Night Lights was a productive one. Until it wasn’t.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
It’s only been nine days, but Jamire Calvin’s reputation already growing at WSU camp
The reputation of Jamire Calvin’s fall camp at Washington State has spread almost as rapidly as the vicious wildfires currently smoking out the Pacific Northwest. And just like those nasty …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Gleason receives top alumni honor from WSU
When Washington State University selects its recipient for the Regents’ Distinguished Alumnus Award, the goal is to find someone “who has made significant contributions to society and, through his or …
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 10, 2017, 10:28 a.m.
Mata’afa, Ekuale named to Polynesian watch list
Washington State defensive line standouts Hercules Mata’afa and Daniel Ekuale were named Thursday morning to the 2017 Polynesian College Player of the Year Award watch list. The award is presented …
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:13 p.m.
Cougars headed home early … and other observations from Day 8 of fall camp
LEWISTON – The Washington State football schedule is frontloaded with home games this season – five of the seven are in the month of September – and Cougar coach Mike …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 11:28 p.m.
Second team O-line has its struggles on Day 6 of WSU camp
LEWISTON – There are few teams in the country who wouldn’t jump at the opportunity to trade their own offensive line for that of Washington State. The Cougars have a …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 7, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Tavares Martin Jr. primed to break out for Cougars … and four other players who could do the same this fall
Breakout performances are part of the formula that makes college football such an exciting attraction for its fans and followers. Every season, nearly every team has a player, or multiple …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 6, 2017, 10:52 p.m.
Tempers heat up in Lewiston … and other observations from the fifth day of WSU camp
LEWISTON – The temperatures cooked and so did the tempers Sunday afternoon as Washington State logged its fifth day of fall camp and third at Sacajawea Junior High in Lewiston. …
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 8:17 p.m.
Inside and out, WSU receivers getting the tips they need
In an effort to ensure that no lesson goes untaught, WSU football coach Mike Leach is giving Dave Nichol the inside receivers this fall and Derek Sage will handle the …
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 9:22 p.m.
Washington State fall camp: four observations from Day 1
PULLMAN – A mess of crimson and white jerseys pushing sleds, running routes and chasing athletic trainers for a swig of water? Yep, fall camp is upon us. The Cougars …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 6:19 p.m.
Cougars strong across the board entering fall camp
Mike Leach might liken the 2017 Cougars to a sharp cheddar, rather than a fine Swiss. There just aren’t many holes. Like every team in the country, the Cougars will …
Sat., May 6, 2017
Living with predators – adaptation
“Grizzlies won’t be a problem for livestock, they’ll prey on hikers.” So said the wildlife conflict specialist from the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife.
UPDATED: Wed., April 5, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Pullman police stunned, grappled with former Washington State cornerback after counterfeit cash incident
Pullman police used a neck hold and a Taser to subdue a former Washington State football player after he allegedly tried to spend counterfeit cash at a liquor store and …
Fri., Jan. 6, 2017, 9:08 p.m.
Freshman Chanelle Molina leads Washington State women over No. 9 UCLA
Freshman Chanelle Molina could feel the confidence growing as Washington State hung with No. 9 UCLA on Friday night.
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 11:36 p.m.
John Blanchette: Cougars send diehard fans home happy
John Blanchette: Winter Wednesdays at the Spokane Arena are, often as not, hockey night. They drop the puck and a sliver of the 8,000 who show up for the annual …
Sun., Jan. 1, 2017, 10:04 p.m.
Flynn, Hawkinson lead Washington State past Washington 79-74
Malachi Flynn scored eight of his 16 points in the final 2:13 and Washington State rallied in the closing moments for a 79-74 win over Washington on Sunday night.
Sat., Dec. 31, 2016, 11:16 p.m.
WSU and UW hope to continue winning streaks in Pac-12 opener
Well one of the Pac-12 Northwest’s precocious freshman point guards is going to begin his first season’s second chapter with a big win.
Tue., Dec. 27, 2016, 9:09 p.m.
Women’s basketball: No. 9 Washington uses 26-0 run to scorch WSU in Pac-12 opener
Natalie Romeo made five 3-pointers in the first half and finished with a season-high 25 points, and No. 9 Washington used a 26-0 run in the first half to race …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
College men: Late streak allows Washington State to defeat Sacramento State
With 16 minutes to play, Washington State was sitting on a comfortable 47-33 lead over Sacramento State Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum.
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Area men: Kansas State pulls away from Washington State
Wesley Iwundu had 15 points and eight rebounds, Barry Brown had 14 points and Kansas State methodically pulled away from Washington State in the second half for a 70-56 victory …
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
New Orleans downs cold-shooting Washington State
For the second time in a week the Washington State men’s basketball team went onto its own floor and played a lackluster game that resulted in a loss against an …
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 …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 6:14 p.m.
Josh Hawkinson’s double-double leads WSU past Montana at Paradise Jam
Josh Hawkinson scored a career-high 29 points and added 14 rebounds, as Washington State downed Montana 87-63 Saturday in a consolation-round game at the Paradise Jam tournament.