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How they scored: WSU vs. USC

First quarter WSU 7, USC 0


Apple lore: Maybe it’s finally time to replace regional symbol

The scene: The Northwest’s signature fruit, the apple, has been summoned to an urgent meeting with the executive who heads the agency that hires and fires regional symbols. Man in …


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right The WSU offense moved the ball through the air for much of the game, most obviously in the first half when Jeff Tuel threw for 171 yards. …


Statistics: WSU vs. USC

For 09-26-2010


Blanchette: There’s no defense for Washington State’s

PULLMAN – Deep thoughts from the deep thinkers in the end zone seats Saturday at Martin Stadium: “Hey, USC,” read the hand-made sign. “The funny thing is, we still have …


USC shows large gap between Cougs, Pac-10

PULLMAN – If Saturday’s Pac-10 opener with the University of Southern California was to be a measuring stick of Washington State’s progress, the answer is obvious. The Cougars don’t measure …


Cougars score on initial drive for first time since ‘08

PULLMAN – It had been a long time since Washington State had taken an opening kickoff and marched to a score. Two years and five days, in fact. But that’s …


Cougars still would like to erase that ‘08 match

PULLMAN – The last time the University of Southern California visited the Palouse, Pete Carroll was still the coach, Reggie Bush still had a Heisman Trophy and the Trojans were …


Tuel got first taste of college football last year against USC

PULLMAN – When Jeff Tuel jogged out onto the Coliseum field last Sept. 26 with 8 minutes, 35 seconds left before halftime, Washington State University already trailed USC by 20 …


First Look: WSU vs. USC

Time: Noon Saturday, Martin Stadium, Pullman TV: FSN Northwest


Growth, but still a loss as Cougars start Pac-10 play

PULLMAN – The last time Washington State University’s football team flew back to campus from the Midwest, the Cougars were coming off a 48-point pounding. Saturday night, when they made …


Caldwell: Spokane’s higher-ed grades improving

Spokane is not at the forefront of higher education. Lack of a major research institution has consistently been called a weakness as community officials assemble a 21st-century information-based economic curriculum. …


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU Game

What went right The first half was the best WSU has played in some time. The offense moved the ball, putting together two long drives and 150 yards. The defense …


How they scored: WSU vs. SMU

First quarter SMU 7, WSU 0


WSU vs. SMU statistics

For 09-19-2010


Notebook: Special play for Cougs

DALLAS – The last time Washington State University scored a special-teams touchdown was in 2005, when Michael Bumpus returned a punt 87 yards for a score against Nevada. Saturday the …


SMU dominates third quarter to pull out victory over Cougars

DALLAS – For once, the Washington State University Cougars were able to talk about key plays in the second half. Saturday at Southern Methodist, they broke a touchdown drought in …


Students named to WSU summer honor roll

Washington State University recently named area residents to the summer honor roll for the 2009-’10 academic year. Students are listed by their hometowns. Albion: Michael Brown, Laylah Sullivan, Aviva Wagner.


Cougars can’t let SMU run free

PULLMAN – Going into last season’s matchup with Southern Methodist University, Washington State’s defensive coaches thought they had a pretty good plan to contain the Mustangs’ run-and-shoot offense. Keep the …


Two WSU standouts made way from Texas to Palouse

PULLMAN – Four years ago Chima Nwachukwu and Hallston Higgins both made the decision to leave Texas – Nwachukwu from Allen, near Dallas; Higgins from Magnolia, near Houston – and …


Defensive pressure catalyst for WSU comeback

PULLMAN – It may have taken almost all of the first three quarters of the season’s second game, but the Washington State University Cougars may have discovered their true personality. …


WSU vs. Montana State statistics

For 09-12-2010


How they scored

MSU 3, WSU 0 FG Cunningham 31, 9:35


WSU Notebook: Honoring No. 15

PULLMAN – Tyree Toomer usually wears No. 33, but Saturday afternoon he took the Martin Stadium turf against Montana State wearing No. 15. That’s the number of his roommate, LeAndre …


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right In the final 15 minutes, Washington State scored 16 unanswered points. It’s been almost a calendar year since the Cougars have rallied like that, and that was …


Blanchette: Cougars get that no-win win out of the way

PULLMAN – So what do you think – a contract extension for the head coach? (Fan base will detonate in 3 … 2 … 1 …)


WSU rallies to end 10-game losing streak

PULLMAN – In the end, it almost had the feel of an Apple Cup. Or a Rose Bowl. Almost anything but what it was, a 23-22 Washington State University comeback …


Return more than just a game for coach McEndoo, an ex-Coug

PULLMAN – Eight-year-old Luke McEndoo just doesn’t get it. “He can’t understand why he can’t wear his Washington State jersey,” said Luke’s dad, Jason. “I told him this weekend he …


Cougars have taken Tackling 101, but haven’t passed test yet

PULLMAN – If there was one thing everyone agreed on following Washington State’s shocking 65-17 season-opening loss at Oklahoma State it was that the Cougars’ tackling was … well, let …


First look: Montana State at WSU

Time: 4 p.m. Saturday TV: FSN alternative