Stories tagged: Washington State football
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 …
Sat., Oct. 27, 2012, 9:36 p.m.
WSU turns in most complete performace but loses
The Washington State football team won the statistical battle, but is still looking for its Pac-12 win this season.
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012, 11:59 a.m.
Cougars make it interesting for half in loss to Oregon
The Cougars fell behind the No. 2 Oregon Ducks by a whole bunch, made things interesting just before halftime, then wilted in the third quarter of an easy Oregon win, …
Sat., Sept. 29, 2012
WSU just worried about getting it right against No. 2 Oregon
SEATTLE – Since Chip Kelly took over as Oregon’s head football coach prior to the 2009 season, the Ducks have lost six games – once to USC, once to LSU, …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 22, 2012, 8:16 p.m.
Colorado comeback shocks Cougars
Colorado scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter, including a 4-yard quarterback draw by Jordan Webb with just nine seconds left to lift the Buffaloes to an improbable 35-34 win …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2012, 8:31 p.m.
Notebook: Coen earns his keep for Cougars
Once a walk-on, outside linebacker Cyrus Coen was rewarded for his hard work during the spring with a scholarship once the school year began. He earned it in Washington State’s …
Sat., Sept. 8, 2012, 8:08 p.m.
Blanchette: Cougs will remain work in progress
What we saw was a Pac-12 team that had to send its prime-time receiver in on defense to bat down a Hail Mary on the game’s last play and preserve …
Thu., Sept. 6, 2012
Blanchette: Welcome to WSU’s mini cathedral
A magazine devoted to Pac-12 football currently on newsstands includes a photo essay on the conference’s stadiums. The title – “The Cathedrals” – seems a tad high-flown, especially if you’ve …
Fri., Aug. 31, 2012
Blanchette: WSU loss disappointing, but not devastating
PROVO, Utah – So will Washington State’s über-suffering multitudes give Mike Leach a second chance to make a first impression? Do they have a choice?
Sat., July 28, 2012
Steve Gleason honored with statue outside Superdome
The blocked punt that etched Steve Gleason into Saints lore and became symbolic of New Orleans’ resilience in the face of disaster is now immortalized in a 9-foot statue outside …