Stories tagged: Pac-12
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.
SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2016, 10:49 P.M.
Washington State well aware of talented Eastern Washington receiver Cooper Kupp
During his time at Eastern Washington, senior receiver Cooper Kupp has collected quite a few pelts of Pac-12 defensive backs and given conniptions to more than a couple FBS defensive …
SATURDAY, AUG. 27, 2016, 10:49 P.M.
EWU’s Karstetter to play in Martin Stadium where he watched brother compete as Cougar
One thing will never change: Cole Karstetter is going to have fun next weekend at Martin Stadium.
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 11:22 P.M.
Plenty of new college football fans for 1st game of season
It was more than two hours before the start of Saturday’s U.S. college season opener between California and Hawaii, and Anthony Goodluck and his son were already milling outside Sydney’s …
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 9:43 P.M.
Huskies’ final record this season should show progress
With Washington’s 2016 season opener against Rutgers one week away, let’s break down the Huskies’ schedule and dive into our annual attempt at predicting their final record.
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 10:33 P.M.
Receiver C.J. Dimry shows flash during WSU’s Thursday session
At 6-foot-5, 201 pounds, wide receiver C.J. Dimry presents a matchup issue for almost any defensive back. So what chance do the true freshmen have?
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 9:31 P.M.
Huskies’ defensive front provides heavy challenge
Where are you going to run? Certainly not in the middle of the field. Not with nearly 1,000 pounds – 971, to be exact – forming a purple and gold …
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016, 10:07 A.M.
WSU Cougars receive 29th-most votes in AP poll
The Washington State football team received 68 votes in the 2016 preseason AP Top-25 poll, released Sunday morning, effectively making it the 29th-ranked team in the country.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
WSU offense gets plenty of work after flat scrimmage
The presumptive starting players on Washington State’s offense got a great triceps workout on Saturday, frequently heading to the sidelines for a series of up-downs.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 5:27 P.M.
USC names redshirt junior Max Browne starting quarterback
Southern California named redshirt junior Max Browne its starting quarterback Saturday.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 10:09 P.M.
Huskies revert to old football helmets
After eight practices wearing new helmets designed to reduce impact forces and help prevent concussions, the Washington Huskies went back to their old Riddell lids on Wednesday.
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
WSU offense struts its stuff in camp-ending scrimmage
Give Washington State’s defense credit – the Cougars defenders gave the Air Raid all it could handle during the team’s nine-day preseason camp in Lewiston.
FRIDAY, AUG. 12, 2016, 11:07 P.M.
Cougars’ Justus Rogers appears suited for defense
Justus Rogers sure overcame a lifelong aversion to turnovers quickly.
THURSDAY, AUG. 11, 2016, 7:34 P.M.
WSU kicker Erik Powell feels right at home with heavy lifting
One of the videos put out by the Washington State coaching staff that made the rounds online this summer showed a football player in Washington State’s luxurious, still-new weight room.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 10, 2016, 11:19 P.M.
WSU freshman Isaiah Johnson turning heads in camp
Freshman wide receiver Isaiah Johnson got the bulk of the reps at Z-receiver and made the most of his opportunities. Even with the pads on and the defense hitting harder …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 9:25 P.M.
WSU backup quarterback Tyler Hilinski prepares as if he’ll take the next snap
During one of Mike Leach’s frequent quarterback summits, he decided to call-out the backup.