Stories tagged: Washington State Cougars
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
WSU running back/receiver Keith Harrington makes 2016 debut
Keith Harrington was a credible scoring threat on the ground and through the air for Washington State in 2015, but entered Saturday’s game having yet to play a snap this …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 11:39 p.m.
Washington State 69, Arizona 7: Key moments
1. Arizona nearly matched its offensive scoring ouput for the game on the first play. Brandon Dawkins reared back and fired a deep pass to Nate Phillips, who caught the …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 9:46 p.m.
John Blanchette: Cougars respond to dramatic events with calm, assured win
Near the end of Friday’s ambush of the Board of Regents here on the Washington State campus, one of the exasperated revolutionaries demanded immediate action in the Robert Barber affair …
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 4:29 p.m.
No. 25 Washington State dominates Arizona
Mike Leach finally acknowledged that victory was in hand when he pulled starting quarterback Luke Falk with a minute and a half remaining in the third quarter of No. 25 …
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 4:23 p.m.
Washington State 69, Arizona 7: How they scored
Scoring summary from Washington State’s 69-7 victory over Arizona on Nov. 5, 2016.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 3:23 p.m.
Near-perfect fall day for football in Pullman
The sun came out for Washington State’s second day game of the 2016 season, and temperatures soared as well.
Sat., Nov. 5, 2016, 1:16 p.m.
Robert Barber image on cover of WSU game ticket
Robert Barber was unable to play in Washington State’s game against Arizona on Saturday, but the suspended senior’s presence was still widely felt in Martin Stadium.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 30, 2016, 12:52 a.m.
Washington State overcomes three-score deficit to win at Oregon State, 35-31
Given the opponent’s previous body of work and with the majority of the country long asleep by halftime, Washington State’s 35-31 win at Oregon State on Saturday night is unlikely …
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
WSU 35, OSU 31: Players of the game
Jacob Thorpe’s players of the game for Washington State at Oregon State on Oct. 29, 2016.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Cougars should be decidedly better than Beavers, but then, it is a Pac-12 night game
Washington State enters Saturday’s late game against Oregon State on the cusp of many achievements.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
WSU hires independent law firm to review conduct boards in wake of Robert Barber controversy
Washington State’s administration affirmed its support for the university’s student conduct process on Friday, while at the same time hiring independent counsel to formally review conduct board processes, specifically with …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 11:23 p.m.
Washington State’s venture into uncommon recruiting grounds pays off with Dylan Hanser
Attention, helicopter parents. Washington State coach Mike Leach has finally divulged how any high school football player can increase his chances of getting offered a scholarship.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Area roundup: Eastern Washington rallies past Weber State in volleyball
Area roundup: Ka’iulani Ahuna tallied a match-high 19 kills and Ashley Seiler added 17 kills and 18 digs to power the Eastern Washington Eagles (11-9, 6-5) to a come-from-behind 23-25, …
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 12:39 p.m.
The pick: Why Washington State will beat Oregon State
There are ample reasons to think Washington State will struggle this weekend at Oregon State.
Thu., Oct. 27, 2016, 8:29 a.m.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks’ Russell Wilson is paying the price for a bargain-basement offensive line
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Ever have a day when you just don’t want to go to work? When it’s hard to get out of bed? To drag yourself to …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 11:07 p.m.
Washington State receiver Gabe Marks says it is harder for college athletes to take social stands
Gabe Marks looked out over the Glenn Terrell Mall where about 20 College Republicans were erecting a wall to honor presidential candidate Donald Trump, and a great many more students …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
First look: Washington State at Oregon State
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Saturday’s game between Oregon State and Washington State.
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, 6:58 p.m.
Washington State’s Robert Taylor has been running back kicks for a long time
Robert Taylor’s 100-yard kick return against Arizona State was Washington State’s first since 2003. But for Taylor, who is in his first year with the Cougars after transferring from the …
Mon., Oct. 24, 2016, midnight
Jamal Morrow is the man for Washington State football
For the last year or so coach Mike Leach has only had one captain at Washington State: running back Jamal Morrow.
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
Washington State overcomes Tempe troubles, wins at Arizona State for first time since 2001, 37-32
Washington State effectively exorcized 15 years of demons at Sun Devil Stadium, with the Cougars eventually dominating in every football phase during their 37-32 win at ASU on Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Cougars-SunDevils players of the game
Game ball goes to … Robert Taylor, who scored WSU’s first kick return touchdown since 2003 and the Cougars’ first touchdown of the game
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
Washington State 37, Arizona State 32: Three keys
Key moments from Washington State’s 37-32 win over Arizona State on Saturday.
Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
Washington State 37, Arizona State 32: How they scored
WSU at Arizona State scoring summary
UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 11:45 p.m.
WSU-ASU notes: Robert Taylor’s kickoff return for TD first for Washington State since 2003
A spin long enough to dry a rain-soaked pair of jeans, an extra burst of speed and needlepoint footwork were what Robert Taylor used to end 13-year kick return scoring …
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 2:35 p.m.
The pick: Why WSU will beat Arizona State
There are myriad reasons why Washington State has not been able to get a win in Tempe since 2001.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 10:38 p.m.
WSU Cougars have rebuilt expectations at midway point
PULLMAN – As the college football schedule gets ever more complex, what with conference championships, playoffs, intermittent bye games and the like, finding a season’s midpoint can be tough.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:50 p.m.
John Blanchette: Lets not get ahead of ourselves, Cougs still have a lot to learn before Apple Cup
It’s been suggested we fast-forward this football runoff directly to the Apple Cup, given the early returns from Pac-12 precincts.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:40 p.m.
Washington State takes messy win over UCLA, 27-21
In an unpleasant, grinder of a game, Washington State proved to be the team best equipped to execute its goals when things were not easy. On the heels of a …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Key moments in WSU’s win over UCLA
First field goal WSU was given great field position on its second drive, and quickly got to the UCLA 19-yard line. But the Cougars failed to connect on three consecutive …
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:21 p.m.
WSU-UCLA: Players of the game
The offensive player of the game, defensive player of the game and game ball recipient from Saturday’s Washington State-UCLA game in Pullman, according to writer Jacob Thorpe.