Stories tagged: Washington State football
Mon., Dec. 9, 2013, 10:35 p.m.
Breaking down Pac-12 bowl games
The Pac-12 Conference is sending a record nine football teams to play in bowl games to cap the 2013 season, with only Cal and relative conference newcomers Utah and Colorado …
Sat., Nov. 30, 2013
‘Overachiever’ Bosch still in work mode
SEATTLE – Moments after an emotional loss in the Apple Cup, Washington State center Elliott Bosch was talking about going back to Pullman and “making some corrections.” Not the words …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2013
1 Score early. Washington has been effective when it has been able to get an early lead. When playing from behind, teams stack the box against the Huskies, knowing that …
Fri., Nov. 29, 2013
SEATTLE – Four years ago Washington State football coach Paul Wulff couldn’t stop Bishop Sankey from switching his pledge at the last minute to play running back for the University …
Thu., Nov. 28, 2013, 8:27 p.m.
Stopping Sankey will be key for WSU in Apple Cup
Four years ago Washington State football coach Paul Wulff couldn’t stop Bishop Sankey from switching his pledge at the last minute to play running back for the University of Washington.
Thu., Nov. 28, 2013, 8:20 p.m.
Apple Cup: Two-minute drill
Jacob Thorpe predicts the keys to a Washington State win in the Apple Cup would be 1) score early; 2) limit big plays; 3) get the defense off the field …
Tue., Nov. 26, 2013
WSU at Washington
When/Where: 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Husky Stadium, Seattle TV: FOX
Sat., Nov. 16, 2013
A WSU victory today at Arizona would go a long way toward displaying progress
TUCSON, Ariz. – A lot has happened since the last time the Washington State football team faced Arizona in 2010. Both programs fired underperforming coaches and hired high-profile replacements known …
Mon., Oct. 21, 2013
Ducks’ Aliotti sorry for rapping Leach
EUGENE – Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti apologized for comments he made following the No. 2 Ducks’ 62-38 football victory over Washington State in which he complained about the Cougars …
Sun., Oct. 20, 2013, 8:30 p.m.
“Perfect time” for a bye for Cougars
The Washington State football team is two-thirds of the way through its season and ready for a break. In the words of quarterback Connor Halliday, “It’s kind of a perfect …
Sat., Oct. 12, 2013
OSU at WSU: By the numbers
WSU COUGARS Records: 4-2 overall, 2-1 Pac-12
Mon., Oct. 7, 2013, 8:09 p.m.
Cougars need to forget about last year
If you thought the Stanford game was rough for Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday, go back and watch last year’s game against Oregon State.
Sun., Oct. 6, 2013, 6:52 p.m.
Cougars see new challenges in facing Oregon State
After an embarrassing loss to Stanford, followed by a welcome victory over California, the Washington State Cougars face a very different but equally difficult test heading into Saturday’s home game …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013, 8:48 p.m.
Plenty at stake for Cougars
Win or lose, Washington State’s football game at California today is full of season-long implications for the Cougars.
Sat., Sept. 28, 2013
WSU-Stanford: 2-minute drill
1 Five guys get tough. WSU’s offensive line had plenty of frustrating games last season, but none more so than when it yielded 10 sacks in a 24-17 loss at …
Fri., Sept. 13, 2013, 5 p.m.
Cougars make home debut as facilities work progresses
PULLMAN – The RVs pulled into town on Thursday, the customary time of arrival prior to a Washington State home football game. That much hasn’t changed. But plenty in and …
Fri., Aug. 9, 2013
Judge ready to end Leach lawsuits
LUBBOCK, Texas – A judge is preparing to sign final orders to grant summary judgment in favor of Craig James, ESPN Inc. and a public relations firm in lawsuits brought …
Tue., May 14, 2013
Few steps down from U-19 team
Men’s Basketball: Gonzaga coach Mark Few has stepped down as an assistant coach with USA Basketball’s U-19 team. Few, who assisted Billy Donovan on the team last summer, decided he …
Fri., April 19, 2013, 9:49 p.m.
WSU ready for spring game
Washington State will play its spring football game Saturday at 2 p.m. at Albi Stadium. Washington State split its roster evenly between a crimson team and a white team, breaking …
Thu., April 18, 2013, 8:54 p.m.
Plenty of competition to hold for Cougars
Washington State’s Austin Apodaca, a redshirt freshman quarterback, and Mike Bowlin, a senior kicker and punter, are the top two candidates to be the holder for Andrew Furney’s field-goal and …
Sat., Feb. 9, 2013
Ex-WSU coach Sweeney, 83, dies
FRESNO, Calif. – Former Washington State football coach Jim Sweeney has died at age 83. Fresno State, where Sweeney coached for 19 seasons and retired with a school-record 144 victories, …
Sat., Nov. 24, 2012
Jerome Harrison opens up on benign brain tumor; future in football uncertain
Detroit Lions running back Jerome Harrison spoke publicly in a televised interview on Thursday for the first time since doctors found a benign tumor on his brain last year that …
Fri., Nov. 23, 2012
This Apple Cup not a doorbuster for live audience
It’s Apple Cup Satur … uh, Friday. Just what fan demographic do you suppose they were targeting with this “Eureka!” moment? Guys desperate to get out of Black Friday maneuvers …
Thu., Nov. 22, 2012, 7:39 p.m.
Apple Cup: Long leaves solid legacy at WSU
Travis Long’s legacy as a Washington State defensive end/linebacker: ignoring circumstance and setting, ignoring losses and pain and frustration, and just playing football.
Wed., Nov. 21, 2012, 9:32 p.m.
Blanchette: Apple Cups ending in 2 are often 10s
The records and the betting line don’t suggest much of a game Friday when Washington State hosts Washington in the 105th Apple Cup. But those numbers may be immaterial. Here’s …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012, 8:17 p.m.
WSU notebook: Apple Cup could be Tuel’s Cougar finale
With one game remaining in the season, Washington State still hasn’t found a starting quarterback.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012, 6:48 p.m.
ASU tramples Cougars 46-7
The bloodied scab atop the bridge of Connor Halliday’s nose said enough about the beating Washington State took from Arizona State here on Saturday.
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012
Holding the line
Injuries have taken their toll on WSU’s offensive line this season. First, left tackle Rico Forbes went down with a season-ending knee injury in fall camp. Left tackle Gunnar Eklund …
Sat., Nov. 17, 2012
1 Run the ball again. Starting center Elliott Bosch, as well as WSU offensive line coach Clay McGuire, couldn’t have been clearer in their endorsement of the Cougars’ 21 rushing …
Sat., Nov. 3, 2012, 7:13 p.m.
Cougar notebook: From ‘corpses’ to ‘zombie convention’
The man has never been known to mince words. But coach Mike Leach has never been as publicly upset with his Washington State team as he was after Saturday’s 49-6 …