Stories tagged: River Cracraft
Sat., April 22, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
John Blanchette: Promising Washington State receivers show they’re aging just fine
Spring football doesn’t provide answers, only suggestions. Saturday’s details likely suggested to the hopeful Albi crowd — the school said 7,135 made it inside — that a bigger, better and …
UPDATED: Fri., April 7, 2017, 9:37 p.m.
River Cracraft prepares for pros with guidance from other Mike Leach-coached receivers
River Cracraft caught more than 200 passes at Washington State, and soon he may join the ranks of Mike Leach-coached receivers to use their copious experience catching footballs to make …
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 6:15 p.m.
WSU’s River Cracraft trades cleats for coaching clipboard
During Saturday’s game at Colorado, wide receiver River Cracraft was not on the field for the first time since sustaining a career-ending ACL tear against California last week.
Thu., 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 …
Sat., April 2, 2016, 11:14 p.m.
New Washington State coach JaMarcus Shephard brings passion to game
A football team will never have more practices available to it before its next game than the first day of spring workouts.
Tue., March 22, 2016, 11:19 p.m.
Five things to watch for as Cougars begin spring football practices
Thanks to Washington State’s success during the last football season and the return of established stars, it is reasonable to assume quite a bit of football surrounding the spring football …
Fri., Aug. 28, 2015, midnight
WSU position preview: Wide receivers
This is the sixth of eight previews looking at WSU’s position-by-position prospects for the upcoming season. Today: Wide receivers. Saturday: Special teams. PULLMAN – Losing the most productive receiver in …
Thu., Aug. 27, 2015, 8:22 p.m.
Cougars reload at receiver
Losing the most productive receiver in school history would be a problem for most college football programs. For Washington State, it might be the only way to free up enough …
Wed., Oct. 8, 2014, midnight
Pac-12 football: ‘Power Five’ override vote falls short
PULLMAN – By Monday’s deadline only 27 of the required 75 votes had been cast by NCAA member schools to override the Board of Directors’ decision to grant the five …
Thu., Aug. 21, 2014, midnight
Perfectionists like Washington State’s River Cracraft aren’t familiar with the term “off season”
When Tracy Cracraft sent her son, River, off to play football at Washington State, she never knew she’d see him on the field so often his freshman season. And she …
Tue., Nov. 12, 2013, midnight
Cracraft catching on quickly
PULLMAN – Standing out as a wide receiver under football coach Mike Leach typically takes awhile. Michael Crabtree – the tenth overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft – redshirted …
Mon., Nov. 11, 2013, 10:05 p.m.
WSU’s Cracraft enjoys early success
The success of Washington State freshman receiver River Cracraft is remarkable, particularly in the last two games in which he has 143 yards and a touchdown.
Thu., Aug. 29, 2013, midnight
River Cracraft impact newcomer at WR for WSU
Maybe Mike Leach has a plan: give the No. 84 to the most promising of his freshmen receivers, and watch them dazzle onlookers during preseason camp. Last year it was …
Sat., Aug. 17, 2013, midnight
Cracraft has big day in WSU’s scrimmage
PULLMAN – River Cracraft caught six passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns during Washington State’s scrimmage on Friday, but he didn’t want to talk about it. There was something …
Fri., Aug. 16, 2013, 9:38 p.m.
Cracraft has big day in WSU’s scrimmage
River Cracraft caught six passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns during Washington State’s scrimmage on Friday, but he didn’t want to talk about it.
Mon., Aug. 5, 2013, midnight
WSU receiver Cracraft making smooth transition into college game
LEWISTON – For those keeping score, behold – just three days into Washington State’s preseason camp, two Cougar quarterbacks have already endorsed the idea of playing time for a freshman …