Stories tagged: Washington State Cougars
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 9:45 p.m.
Keys to a potential Washington State victory Saturday against San Jose State at Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski
The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 6 a.m.
For Washington State’s Patrick Nunn and San Jose State’s Leki Nunn, a long journey comes full-circle Saturday night
At Trinta Park in San Mateo, California, Vika Sinipata would station herself in the middle of the two baseball diamonds, planting a lawn chair behind one home run fence but …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 9:24 p.m.
Maegan O’Neill and Hailey Smith scored their first goals of the season Thursday to power 17th-ranked Washington State to a 3-0 nonconference women’s soccer win over visiting Idaho.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 5:55 p.m.
Jeff Carroll first met Taylor Mims when she was a seventh-grader attending his volleyball camp. Carroll, who retired two years ago after a 31-year career at Billings Senior High, asked …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7 a.m.
It’s easy to sense the fatigue and grief in Dr. Sunday Henry’s voice as Washington State’s director of athletic medicine talks about Tyler Hilinski near a chain link fence on …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 10:54 a.m.
Locals in the NFL: Idaho’s Jesse Davis, Eastern Washington’s Kendrick Bourne make most of opportunities
For every Deone Bucannon, Cooper Kupp and Mike Iupati there’s a surplus of of Washington State, Eastern Washington, Idaho alums fighting for permanence in the National Football League. Over a …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Come for Arizona vs. Houston. Stay for Colorado vs. Nebraska, USC vs. Stanford and Michigan State vs. Arizona State. And take your chances on UCLA vs. Oklahoma.
Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A full transcript from this morning’s live chat with The Spokesman-Review’s Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
In keeping Gardner Minshew clean, Washington State O-line does something it’s done just seven times under Mike Leach
Wyoming’s defensive line could hardly sneak a glance at Gardner Minshew on Saturday afternoon, let alone forge a path into the backfield and bring the Washington State quarterback to his …
Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
Aiolupotea-Pei, a JC transfer from California’s Riverside City College, didn’t travel with the team for last week’s season opener at Wyoming because the NCAA was still processing his paperwork, Leach …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 7:11 p.m.
Pac-12 power rankings: College Football Playoff chances, Heisman hopes both take hits after opening weekend
The weekly Pac-12 power rankings from Spokesman-Review Washington State beat writer Theo Lawson.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018, 11:45 a.m.
WSU had not received any votes in the preseason AP Top 25, but got seven in the Coaches’ Poll. The Cougars are now getting 11 votes in week two of …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:02 p.m.
As youngster in Cody, Wyoming, Washington State’s Mike Leach had aspirations of becoming town ‘garbage man’
The town’s most coveted job was the one that eluded him – something Leach still laments this day even as the seventh-year coach of the Pac-12 Cougars is set to …
Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 10:02 p.m.
Time consuming as this week might be for the Cougars and their defensive coaches, Mike Leach suggests a three-QB system could be equally challenging for the Spartans, who may not …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 11:07 p.m.
The concept that produced the 9 most interesting yards of Saturday’s game was not devised during one of Mike Leach’s long strolls to work – often used as brainstorm sessions …
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 3, 2018, 8:39 p.m.
Washington State (1-0) will face its second Mountain West team in as many weeks when the Cougars play host to San Jose State (0-1).
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 2, 2018, 10:23 p.m.
Due to graduation and one early defection to the NFL, the Cougars are forfeiting plenty of experience at a number of spots on defense this season – and some considerable …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:50 p.m.
First impression: Washington State running back James Williams has another solid season-opening performance
One year after bursting for 211 all-purpose yards and two touchdowns in a 28-0 win over Montana State, the junior tailback once again found his groove in the first game …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 10:31 p.m.
Nnamdi Oguayo’s mere presence seemed to uplift the Cougars, who’ve been confronted with adversity on the defensive line all preseason – first when highly-touted nose tackle Pono Lolohea left the …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:53 p.m.
Washington State freshman Max Borghi makes amends for early mistake with strong showing against Wyoming
Max Borghi will make fewer of those “freshman mistakes” than the majority of his peers this season, and if the running back’s college debut was any indication, he doesn’t let …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 9:01 p.m.
The amount of confidence pollsters and prognosticators have in the 2018 Washington State Cougars was perhaps best illustrated in an early-August preseason ranking of all 129 FBS teams, courtesy of …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:56 p.m.
John Blanchette: Surrounded by oddities, Washington State quarterback Gardner Minshew was the Cougars’ key to staying calm
What restored the psychic equilibrium, oddly enough, was something the Cougars had that maybe no one was quite ready to accept: an assured, tested, steady hand at quarterback, who looked …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:10 p.m.
College volleyball: Taylor Mims’ career-high 26 kills lead Washington State past No. 17 Northern Iowa
Taylor Mims had 19 of her career-high 26 kills in the final two sets Saturday to power Washington State to a 3-1 volleyball win over 17th-ranked Northern Iowa in nonconference …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 6:44 p.m.
TV Take: Washington State fans greeted by familiar broadcast voice of Rich Waltz in victory at Wyoming
Rich Waltz began his career here, calling Indians and Chiefs games fresh out of college in the mid-1980s. That started him down a road that led to a variety of …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
Difference Makers: James Williams and Gardner Minshew lead offensive charge in Washington State’s 41-19 win over Wyoming
The junior running back finished with 135 total yards and two scores for the Cougars
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 4:40 p.m.
Former cornerstones of Washington State’s Air Raid offense, quarterback Luke Falk and wide receiver River Cracraft weren’t able to hold onto jobs Saturday as NFL teams trimmed their rosters down …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 6 a.m.
Wyoming could be better on the offensive line, but the Cougars have the more experienced at quarterback, are vastly more talented at wide receiver and probably have the slight edge …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 8:36 p.m.
Recap and highlights from Washington State’s 41-19 season-opening win over the Wyoming Cowboys in Laramie, Wyoming.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 1, 2018, 12:20 a.m.
In all likelihood, a football game played between Wyoming and Washington State in 2017 would’ve been more appealing from a promotional standpoint, would’ve come with a different level of fanfare …