Stories tagged: Pac-12
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 11:59 P.M.
Cougars prove their toughness by manhandling Stanford on the road
It wasn’t just the blowout nature of WSU’s win over No. 15 Stanford on Saturday, although it certainly undeniably a beat down.
SATURDAY, OCT. 8, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
WSU notebook: Cody O’Connell blends size, agility on Cougars’ offensive line
It’s not hard to miss Washington State’s best offensive lineman. At 6-foot-8, 354 pounds, Cody O’Connell stands out even in a crowd of the biggest football players on the team.
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 9:51 P.M.
Cougars want to continue to play with new-found toughness against Stanford
Mike Leach’s Washington State Cougars were not a finesse team this year because they liked to spread defenses out, attack space and play with a fast, open style of play …
FRIDAY, OCT. 7, 2016, 9:49 P.M.
College football preview: Washington at Oregon
Previwing Washington at Oregon football
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
Lame Ducks can derail Huskies’ championship hopes
Since the streak started, they have gone against Marcus Mariota, Dennis Dixon and Vernon Adams.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 7:20 P.M.
Coach suggests Oregon QBs Justin Herbert, Dakota Prukop competing for start
Oregon coach Mark Helfrich suggested that quarterbacks Dakota Prukop and Justin Herbert are competing to start against No. 5 Washington on Saturday.
SUNDAY, OCT. 2, 2016, 8:27 P.M.
Offensive line the key to WSU’s recent success
A perusal of the box score in either of Washington State’s two most recent games – 50-pointers, the both of them – yields an undeniable truth, but plenty of deception.
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:27 P.M.
WSU’s hopes for a bounce-back rest on Oregon game
Luke Falk threw a touchdown pass to Dom Williams in the end zone as the clock expired to tie the game, Shalom Luani intercepted an overtime pass to end it, …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 30, 2016, 11:26 P.M.
Purple Haze: No. 10 Washington rolls No. 7 Stanford
Jake Browning threw for 210 yards and three touchdowns, Myles Gaskin added 100 yards and two scores, and No. 10 Washington was dominant on both sides, overwhelming No. 7 Stanford …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 29, 2016, 6:24 P.M.
Electric atmosphere expected for Huskies’ crucial game with Stanford
With ticket sales trending toward a sellout, the No. 10 Washington Huskies and No. 7 Stanford Cardinal figure to play in a rowdy atmosphere Friday at Husky Stadium.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 24, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
No. 9 Washington beats Arizona 35-28 in overtime
Jake Browning hit Dante Pettis on a 4-yard touchdown in overtime, Lavon Coleman ran for 181 yards and No. 9 Washington held off Arizona 35-28 Saturday night in both teams’ …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 11:39 P.M.
No. 9 Washington gets first true test at Arizona
Washington has been dominant to open the season, picking teams apart with its passing game, shutting down opposing offenses with its cache of talented defensive players.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016, 10:38 P.M.
Washington’s Jake Browning hit his stride last year against Arizona
Of the games that marked tangible progress for Jake Browning during his true freshman season as the Washington Huskies starting quarterback, his performance against Arizona might have been most encouraging.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 11:35 P.M.
Pac-12 notes: Huskies need challenge to gauge their strength
With a quarter of the regular season in the books, the Washington Huskies have aced every test. Or, they’ve at least proved prepared for the pop quizzes.
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 11:17 P.M.
WSU volleyball tries to carry winning ways into conference
Three titles in four volleyball tournaments, and a fourth just slipped through Washington State’s fingertips. Receiving votes in the national poll for three consecutive weeks. A 10-2 record, matching rival …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 7:12 P.M.
Washington Huskies gearing up for new faces on Arizona Wildcats
Arizona’s backfield will likely look much different this Saturday than it was when Washington routed the Wildcats, 49-3, last Halloween at Husky Stadium.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 11:12 P.M.
Cougars begin bye week, but it won’t be vacation
Well, the Cougars may have found out how to best prepare themselves for the upcoming Pac-12 season, in which they will need a winning record to become bowl eligible.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 10:17 P.M.
Area roundup: WSU volleyball extends streak against Virginia, then falls to tourney host Baylor
Kyra Holt had 11 kills to help Washington State record its sixth consecutive sweep and ninth consecutive victory, sweeping Virginia in the Baylor Invitational in Waco, Texas, on Saturday. The …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016, 11:15 P.M.
WSU Cougars would like to see Idaho Vandals take a hike after Saturday’s game
Should you find yourself on a country drive down state Route 270 on Sunday afternoon, don’t startle if you see a group of students (wearing black, let’s be honest) hiking …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 16, 2016, 11:14 P.M.
2 Minute Drill: WSU’s keys to victory on Saturday against Idaho
Dont’t take your eyes off … James Williams began the year as WSU’s third-string running back, but got some sustained action last weekend and moved up to the No. 2 …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2016, 10:43 P.M.
John Blanchette: Leach draws up some misdirection in defending players
Never say Mike Leach doesn’t have open-field moves.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 8:55 P.M.
For WSU, game with Vandals takes on added importance
As the need for something different grows, the harder change becomes, and so the Washington State football team’s upcoming game against Idaho has surprisingly emerged as one of the season’s …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016, 11:47 P.M.
Cougars look to bounce back against Boise State
Alex Grinch said last week’s game against Eastern Washington was the Washington State defensive backfield’s “worst day since I’ve been here.” That setback against a powerful passing offense mean’s Saturday’s …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 10:25 P.M.
John Blanchette: A four-step program for Washington State Cougar football fans
If you’ve followed Washington State football for the previous four seasons, you know there’s only one thing to do with the hangover from Saturday’s ambush at the hands of Eastern …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 4, 2016, 10:25 P.M.
WSU’s loss to EWU has little practical effect on Cougars’ season
Well, better dramatic than boring, right? Particularly when it comes to the preseason. A couple weeks ago Washington State coach Mike Leach said he wished college football teams played a …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
WSU receiver Kyle Sweet made early impact with skill, willingness to learn
Washington State wide receiver River Cracraft’s text message to his coach, Mike Leach, was one of just scores of electronic communications received every day by a man who predicts cellphones …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 7:26 P.M.
Renard Bell impresses WSU coaches during Thursday scrimmage
Renard Bell played so well during Washington State’s Thursday Night Football scrimmage, the freshman received praise from offense and defensive coaches.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 6:42 P.M.
Alamo Bowl extends deals with Big 12, Pac-12 through 2025
The Alamo Bowl has agreed on six-year contract extensions with the Big 12 and Pac-12 that will take their affiliations through 2025.
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 9:29 P.M.
Cougars announce home-and-home agreement with Utah State
Say one thing about those Cougars: When they say “anytime, any place,” they usually live up to the second promise.
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 11:18 P.M.
Jacob Thorpe’s predictions for 2016 WSU football season
Game week is upon us. After a long offseason – and, I swear, the longest preseason – we finally have a weekend full of college football to look forward to.