Stories tagged: ncaa
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 7:20 a.m.
When Northern Arizona quarterback Case Cookus was forced to kick the game’s opening snap out of bounds near his own end zone Saturday, the No. 18 Lumberjacks’ chalked it up …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 8:17 p.m.
Surviving a first-half test when it fell behind, settling into its assignments and physically wearing down Western New Mexico as the game wore on allowed Idaho to finish with a …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 7:27 p.m.
Jake Browning threw for 313 yards and two touchdowns, Ty Jones had two touchdown receptions , and No. 9 Washington finally pulled away in the second half for a 45-3 …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:56 p.m.
Jake Fromm threw for 194 yards and a touchdown, all three of Georgia’s latest running combo scored touchdowns and the third-ranked Bulldogs turned an expected Southeastern Conference showdown into a …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 6 a.m.
Washington State fans may have to stick around until midnight to see the final play of Saturday’s game, but many will leave three hours earlier knowing the Cougars have stashed …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 9, 2018, 12:32 a.m.
Follow along for updates from Pullman as Washington State hosts San Jose State in a nonconference football game. Kick is set for 8 p.m. at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Strong-armed showdown: Eastern Washington’s Gage Gubrud, Northern Arizona’s Case Cookus set to air it out
Two of the country’s top FCS quarterbacks share a conference, gaudy statistics and the amount of Division I scholarship offers coming out of high school: Zero.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 10:48 p.m.
When Chris Petersen looked back at the reasons No. 9 Washington dropped its season opener, he noted a lot of areas where the Huskies made mistakes.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:59 p.m.
Whatever else Idaho sees when it opens the home season Saturday against Western New Mexico, the Vandals will be facing a team that must really like football. The Mustangs endured …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
It may not match the mind-numbing passing display put up by Cal and WSU in 2014 – a game in which Connor Halliday and Jared Goff combined to sling it …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against San Jose State at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski
The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
For Washington State’s Patrick Nunn and San Jose State’s Leki Nunn, a long journey comes full-circle Saturday night
At Trinta Park in San Mateo, California, Vika Sinipata would station herself in the middle of the two baseball diamonds, planting a lawn chair behind one home run fence but …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 3:54 p.m.
She’s known for a week but the NCAA made it official on Thursday: Whitworth graduate Kayla Leland has been selected as one of 30 finalists for NCAA Woman of the …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6:05 a.m.
Eastern Washington notebook: Northern Arizona star receiver Emmanuel Butler poses a major threat to EWU’s experienced secondary
The first time Eastern Washington head coach Aaron Best met Emmanuel Butler, he threw the Northern Arizona receiver a red jersey and jokingly requested his services in Cheney.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 4:39 p.m.
There seems little debate that Jake Fromm is No. 3 Georgia’s starting quarterback, but questions linger about how much playing time freshman Justin Fields will get. Both played in a …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 4:19 p.m.
The Idaho Vandals playing two quarterbacks has been closely watched and widely debated through the preseason and first game, against Fresno State.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 1:10 p.m.
Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy considers starting quarterback Taylor Cornelius something a dinosaur. Cornelius is 22 and one of the older quarterbacks in the Big 12. He waited and is …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 11:37 a.m.
Michigan and Illinois will face instate foes on Saturday as part of their non-conference schedule. Western Michigan coach Tim Lester says visiting the Big House will be a special occasion, …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:55 a.m.
College football sidelines across the country are featuring everything from wrestling-style robes to boxing gloves as teams try to mimic the success Miami had last season with its turnover chain. …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7 a.m.
It’s easy to sense the fatigue and grief in Dr. Sunday Henry’s voice as Washington State’s director of athletic medicine talks about Tyler Hilinski near a chain link fence on …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Come for Arizona vs. Houston. Stay for Colorado vs. Nebraska, USC vs. Stanford and Michigan State vs. Arizona State. And take your chances on UCLA vs. Oklahoma.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A full transcript from this morning’s live chat with The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
In keeping Gardner Minshew clean, Washington State O-line does something it’s done just seven times under Mike Leach
Wyoming’s defensive line could hardly sneak a glance at Gardner Minshew on Saturday afternoon, let alone forge a path into the backfield and bring the Washington State quarterback to his …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Aiolupotea-Pei, a JC transfer from California’s Riverside City College, didn’t travel with the team for last week’s season opener at Wyoming because the NCAA was still processing his paperwork, Leach …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Pac-12 power rankings: College Football Playoff chances, Heisman hopes both take hits after opening weekend
The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:42 p.m.
If you’re a Washington football fan, you might have cracked one more brew than you should have over Labor Day weekend. You might have needed a way to dull the …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
WSU had not received any votes in the preseason AP Top 25, but got seven in the Coaches’ Poll. The Cougars are now getting 11 votes in week two of …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
As youngster in Cody, Wyoming, Washington State’s Mike Leach had aspirations of becoming town ‘garbage man’
The town’s most coveted job was the one that eluded him – something Leach still laments this day even as the seventh-year coach of the Pac-12 Cougars is set to …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Time consuming as this week might be for the Cougars and their defensive coaches, Mike Leach suggests a three-QB system could be equally challenging for the Spartans, who may not …