Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Tuesday, February 19, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Cloudy 20° Cloudy

Tags


Everything tagged


Sort by:

Stories tagged: Washington State Cougars


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

UCLA wears out Washington State with 3-point shooting to grab 87-67 Pac-12 Conference victory

It was supposed to be UCLA’s superior length and off-the-charts athleticism agitating Washington State Wednesday evening.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 8:59 p.m.

Women’s basketball notebook: Brianna King rules Frontier Conference this season

No, Montana Western star Brianna King isn’t the only impressive player in the Frontier Conference.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 30, 2019, 6:49 p.m.

Washington State negotiates contract extensions with coach Mike Leach, DC Tracy Claeys

On the heels of a banner season, Washington State’s offensive and defensive play-callers both received votes of confidence from the school administration Wednesday afternoon through contract extensions.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019, 9:53 p.m.

Following two more road losses, Washington State looking to recapture its rhythm at home against UCLA

In a season that’s becoming more and more about the silver linings, WSU can still fall back on its play at Beasley Coliseum. The level of competition considered, the Cougars …


Washington State wide receiver, special teams contributor Kainoa Wilson leaves program

A school official confirmed to The Spokesman-Review Monday that Kainoa Wilson, a 5-foot-11, 169-pound inside receiver is no longer with the Cougars. Cougfan.com was the first to notice Wilson’s absence …


No. 9 Oregon State women defeat WSU 52-35

Mikayla Pivec had 19 points and nine rebounds, and Oregon State beat Washington State 52-35 for its ninth win in 10 games.


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 11:59 p.m.

Mark Rypien’s mental-health journey a positive work in progress

It’s been almost a year since Mark Rypien went public with the details of his suicide attempt, and of the “complex stew” of mental-health issues that took him to “dark, …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 8:02 p.m.

Quarterback Gage Gubrud picks Washington State; now it’s in NCAA’s hands

Pending the approval of a medical redshirt, Eastern Washington graduate transfer quarterback Gage Gubrud will spend his final season of college eligibility at Washington State, The Spokesman-Review learned Sunday from …


Washington State receives commitment from junior college offensive tackle Jimmy Price

Still looking to replenish on its offensive line, Washington State received a commitment from a junior college offensive tackle Saturday night.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

Senior Bowl notebook: Washington State’s Gardner Minshew voted captain by South teammates

When Gardner Minshew wasn’t winning over coaches and scouts with his right arm or his football savvy this week at the Senior Bowl, the Washington State quarterback was wowing them …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 26, 2019, 8 p.m.

Washington State teammates Gardner Minshew, Andre Dillard find silver linings of Senior Bowl despite 34-24 loss

Gardner Minshew and Andre Dillard won 11 games together this season, but capturing a 12th wasn’t in store for the Washington State teammates Saturday afternoon in the Senior Bowl.


Gardner Minshew’s legacy still alive at Brandon High through up-and-coming QB Will Rogers

It’s supposedly basketball season at Brandon High, but in the dead of winter at the 6A school in Rankin County, Mississippi, there’s only one student brushing up on his jumper …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 10:29 p.m.

Board of Regents gives Washington State approval to move forward with $10 million baseball project

Coach Marty Lees and Washington State got an important nod of approval Friday as they continue to play catch-up in the Pac-12 Conference’s baseball facilities arms race.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:28 p.m.

Oregon State dominates on the boards in defeating Washington State

Stephen Thompson Jr. scored 22 points, with four 3-pointers, six rebounds and seven assists, as Oregon State defeated Washington State 90-77 on Thursday night.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

South coach Kyle Shanahan praises quarterbacks’ ability to learn on the fly at Senior Bowl

Shanahan’s bunch this week includes Washington State’s Gardner Minshew, along with West Virginia’s Will Grier, Buffalo’s Tyree Jackson and Auburn’s Jarrett Stidham. All four split snaps evenly as the South …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

A longtime left tackle, Washington State’s Andre Dillard briefly enters new world (right tackle) at Senior Bowl

Andre Dillard was less than 10 yards away from home, but in a completely new world Thursday at the Senior Bowl.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Yet another reunion for quarterback companions Trace McSorley, Gardner Minshew at Senior Bowl

The Washington State and Penn State quarterbacks represent one-fourth of the signal-callers hoping to enhance their NFL Draft profiles this week at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 24, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Before he arrived at Senior Bowl, Washington State’s Gardner Minshew was already learning Kyle Shanahan’s offense

On the field, he’s the revered leader and the consummate competitor. Behind the scenes, those in Gardner Minshew’s football circle also describe him as the dogged student.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Washington State’s Mason Miller is in a familiar position as another pupil – Cougar tackle Andre Dillard – rises up NFL Draft boards

An offensive guard from the University of Nevada was selected with the 33rd overall pick of the 2018 NFL Draft. An offensive tackle from Washington State could be taken off …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 23, 2019, 5:13 p.m.

Stepping into new world at Washington State helped prepare Gardner Minshew for Senior Bowl experience

There’s no starting job on the line for Gardner Minshew in Mobile, Alabama, but it isn’t difficult for the Washington State quarterback to notice a few similarities between his week …


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.

Inside linebackers coach Ken Wilson becomes fourth Washington State assistant in four years to leave Cougars for Oregon

Next season, Washington State coach Mike Leach will face an Oregon team now featuring three of his former assistants.


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019, 11:05 p.m.

Washington State’s Gardner Minshew brings big arm, massive hands to Reese’s Senior Bowl

Senior Bowl participants were weighed and measured before they headed to the podium for media interviews Tuesday morning. For the pro clubs that place stock in the length and width …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 11:37 p.m.

Minshew’s magic 13: One defining play from each of Gardner Minshew’s games as Washington State quarterback

Now that the most productive season by a Washington State quarterback is over, it’s time to look back at some of its highlights. Here are 13 of them – one …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 20, 2019, 5:49 p.m.

WSU’s loss is Tara VanDerveer’s 900th win at Stanford in 33 seasons

Sure, Stanford celebrated Alanna Smith’s brilliance on the court Sunday in an 85-64 victory by the sixth-ranked Cardinal against Washington State that helped Hall of Fame coach Tara VanDerveer reach …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 9:29 p.m.

Brett Rypien helps West beat East 21-17 in Shrine Game

Brett Rypien displayed some of his pedigree in the East-West Shrine Game.


John Blanchette: Progress isn’t in WSU’s basketball vocabulary

In fact, the Cougars’ 78-66 loss to Stanford at high noon on Saturday was a mad dash into an open manhole. If somebody slides the cover back on, we may …


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 19, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Analysis: Sluggish Washington State suffers first home defeat, losing to Stanford 78-66

Sleepy passes flew into the scorer’s table. Botched defensive assignments led to unchallenged dunks. Point-blank layups rolled around the lip of the rim and fell right out.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 8:43 p.m.

Washington State looking to double up against Bay Area schools when Stanford visits Saturday

Washington State no doubt cleared a major hurdle Thursday night, beating Cal by a healthy margin to snatch its first Pac-12 Conference win and put a six-game losing streak to …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

Robert Franks fuels Washington State with 24 points in dominant 82-59 win over Cal

Fully healed from the hip injury that kept him off the court for almost a month, Robert Franks helped Washington State repair many of its own wounds Thursday night at …


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 7:01 p.m.

Washington State QB Gardner Minshew selected as one of seven finalists for Lombardi Award

The six other finalists for the award are Oregon safety Ugo Amadi, Notre Dame cornerback Julian Love, Oklahoma quarterback Kyler Murray, Kansas State offensive tackle Dalton Risner, Alabama offensive tackle …