Stories tagged: Pac-12
Mon., Oct. 5, 2015
Cougars working toward a complete game
PULLMAN – As far as small victories go, giving a scare to California ought to rank somewhere between finding a funny phrase in one’s fortune cookie and having classes canceled …
Sun., Oct. 4, 2015, 7:52 p.m.
Cougars improving, but still haven’t turned in complete game
As far as small victories go, giving a scare to the Golden Bears ought to rank somewhere between finding a funny phrase in one’s fortune cookie and having classes canceled …
Sat., Oct. 3, 2015
Washington State looks to see if it can stage repeat of 2013 win at Cal
OAKLAND, Calif. – In front of a meager Berkeley crowd that appeared to consist mostly of the relatives of Washington State football players Rickey Galvin and Kalafitoni Pole, two Bay …
Fri., Oct. 2, 2015, 8:31 p.m.
Cal offers WSU opportunity for turning-point win
In front of a meager Berkeley crowd that appeared to consist mostly of the relatives of Washington State football players Rickey Galvin and Kalafitoni Pole, two Bay Area transplants who …
Wed., Sept. 30, 2015
Pac-12 notes: Arizona, Oregon look to regroup after unexpected losses
PULLMAN – Just a few days ago both of the participants in last year’s Pac-12 championship game, Arizona and Oregon, looked like good bets to return to Santa Clara, California, …
Mon., Sept. 21, 2015
Cougars get a bye, but not a break
PULLMAN – Fans of Washington State football can take a break this week. The team has a bye week and that means next Saturday can be spent catching up on …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
WSU gets a bye, but not a break
Fans of Washington State football can take a break this week. The team has a bye week and that means next Saturday can be spent catching up on honey-do lists …
Sat., Sept. 19, 2015
2-minute drill: WSU vs. Wyoming
1 Be patient on offense. Wyoming’s Tampa 2 defense will give quarterback Luke Falk underneath passes that he can complete to ease the Cougars down the field. The defense relies …
Sun., Sept. 13, 2015, 7:10 p.m.
With win, Cougars show the team that they can be
With a gutty final drive to beat Rutgers by a score of 37-34 on Saturday, Washington State showed it could push back and avoid a debilitating malaise from a bad …
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015
Huskies’ Jake Browning, Sacramento State’s Daniel Kniffin shared QB coach as high-schoolers
SEATTLE – It was hard enough for Folsom High School co-coach Troy Taylor to watch his former star quarterback, Jake Browning, make his collegiate debut last week for the Washington …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015, 6:36 p.m.
How WSU responds at Rutgers could set tone for season
Gabe Marks was defiant as he addressed the media members who pressed him about what the Cougars would fix after Washington State’s calamitous loss to Portland State, challenging the idea …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Ex-Cougars player, coach Malik Roberson cooked up PSU’s winning scheme
PULLMAN – Malik Roberson tried his best to block out the distractions that usually come with a homecoming. Successfully pulling the strings for one of the biggest upsets in college …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Pac-12: Northwestern pulls upset of No. 21 Stanford
Freshman Clayton Thorson ran for a 42-yard touchdown while playing turnover-free ball at quarterback, Justin Jackson added 134 yards rushing and Northwestern beat No. 21 Stanford 16-6 on Saturday afternoon …
Sun., Sept. 6, 2015
Texas A&M manhandles 15th-ranked Arizona State
HOUSTON – Arizona State tried to recruit Kyle Allen and freshman Christian Kirk, who grew up just down the road from Tempe, Arizona, in Scottsdale. Instead they signed with Texas …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
John Blanchette: Future WSU football schedules dressed for success
The gesture by Washington State to make complimentary – just the right word – tickets to the Cougars’ football opener today available to area firefighters is dialed in, generous and …
Sat., Sept. 5, 2015
EWU Eagles take on seventh-ranked Oregon, former teammate
EUGENE – Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away. Players loped through drills, …
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, 8:19 p.m.
EWU goes up against seventh-ranked Oregon
Autzen Stadium was so quiet during the Eastern Washington walkthrough Friday afternoon, you could hear the chin straps being tightened from 20 yards away.
Fri., Sept. 4, 2015, 7 p.m.
Portland State’s alignments could produce quandary for Cougars’ defense
Football has no triple play or perfect 10 on a balance beam. There is no play that is seen as rarely as a white whale and is decisive enough to …
Mon., Aug. 31, 2015
Petersen not revealing starting QB
SEATTLE – Chris Petersen is adding secrecy to his anticipated return to Boise State. The Washington coach has no intention of making a public announcement of his starting quarterback before …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, 7:19 p.m.
WSU makes moves to improve special teams
The old football truism that special teams account for one-third of a game of football – defense and offense also being of roughly equal importance – isn’t really true.
Mon., Aug. 24, 2015
Sarkisian sorry for behavior at USC event
LOS ANGELES – Southern California coach Steve Sarkisian apologized Sunday for his behavior and profane language at a team event the night before. Sarkisian issued a written apology on the …
Sun., Aug. 23, 2015
CV lineman Scott Peck commits to Utah
Central Valley offensive lineman Scott Peck has committed to play football at the University of Utah. Peck, who is rated as a three-star recruit by Scout, is listed as a …
Sat., Aug. 8, 2015
Cougars open practice: Here are players to watch
PULLMAN – Today the Washington State Cougars will hold the first of 23 practices before they open their season in Martin Stadium against Portland State on Sept. 5. With less …
Fri., May 15, 2015, 12:38 p.m.
Connor Halliday appears to be done with football
Connor Halliday has been rehabbing since November to prepare himself for professional football, but now appears to be finished with the sport.
Fri., May 1, 2015
Area roundup: G-Prep’s Charlie Hopkins transfers from Stanford to Virginia
Tight end Charlie Hopkins (Gonzaga Prep) will transfer from Stanford to Virginia for his final year of football eligibility, Virginia’s athletic department announced Thursday. Hopkins, 6-foot-6 and 260 pounds, played …
Fri., April 24, 2015
Area roundup: WSU’s Donika Bashota loses in round of 16 at Pac-12s
California’s Klara Fabikova defeated Washington State’s Donika Bashota 6-3, 6-4 on Thursday in the round of 16 at the Pac-12 Women’s Tennis Singles Championship at Ojai, California. Bashota advanced to …
Thu., April 23, 2015
Area roundup: Gonzaga men win match at WCC tennis championships
The ninth-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs men rolled to a 4-0 victory over the eighth-seeded Santa Clara Broncos on Wednesday for their first win in the West Coast Conference Championships tennis tournament …
Tue., April 21, 2015
With one round to go, Idaho women second in Big Sky golf
The University of Idaho is within striking distance of the Big Sky Conference women’s golf championship when the 54-hole tournament winds up today in Chandler, Arizona. The Vandals, led by …
Fri., April 17, 2015
Area roundup: San Jose State tops WSU baseball in 11 innings
Andre Mercurio’s one-out RBI single in the top of the 11th inning Thursday sparked visiting San Jose State (10-27) to a 7-5 win over Washington State (18-18) to open a …
Sun., April 12, 2015
Baker will see duty returning punts
SEATTLE – He was only a freshman last season, so Budda Baker’s role on the Washington Huskies football team was understandably limited. Limited to a whole lot of defense and …