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  • Cougars take it to UNLV in another high-scoring game

    PULLMAN – It became official with 32 seconds remaining in the first half. This isn’t your older brother’s Washington State football team – you know, the guy who graduated last …


  • Blanchette: WSU’s progress breeds excitement, confidence

    PULLMAN – To borrow shamelessly from YouTube’s Greatest Coaching Rants, they are who we thought they were. Oh, not Washington State. The Cougars’ first two opponents.


  • Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

    What went right Once again, almost everything. And unlike last week, Washington State got out of the game with no major injuries. The offense, led by an efficient, close-to-dominating offensive …


  • Fifth-year senior QB’s only concern is WSU winning

    PULLMAN – Marshall Lobbestael has been in this position before. But not really. This week, the 22-year-old right-hander with the tightly cropped red hair will start at quarterback for Washington …


  • Flansburg, one of WSU’s top receivers, is Hall of Fame bound

    It’s Hall of Fame weekend at Washington State, or as it’s better known, story hour. Doug Flansburg dials the clock back to 1964 when Bert Clark had taken over the …


  • Study: Summer water supply to dwindle

    Population growth will ramp up demand for water in arid Eastern Washington over the next 20 years, even as climate change alters flows in the Columbia River and its tributaries, …


  • Cougars, 1-0 for first time since ’05, prepare for UNLV

    PULLMAN – For the first time in six years, Washington State will take a 1-0 record into the football season’s second game. The Cougars will also not take their usual …


  • How they scored: WSU and Idaho State

    First quarter WSU 7, ISU 0


  • Cougs rip Idaho State but lose Tuel to fractured clavicle

    PULLMAN – Rarely has a 64-21 season-opening rout seemed like such a downer. It wasn’t because of the way Washington State played in demolishing Idaho State before 22,034 on a …


  • WSU notebook: Sacks galore and a pick for a score for Cougars

    PULLMAN – Alex Hoffman-Ellis is not a running back. But sometimes Washington State’s senior linebacker plays one at Martin Stadium. Two years ago against SMU he returned an interception 52 …


  • Statistics: WSU and Idaho State

    For 09-04-2011


  • Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

    What went right Almost everything. The offense was efficient, scoring on its first four possessions and six of seven in the first half. It ran up 590 yards of total …


  • WSU merger plan draws concern

    The chair-elect of the Washington State University faculty senate says getting everyone to agree with the administration’s money-saving plan to combine the College of Liberal Arts and College of Sciences …


  • WSU nets $1.8 million classic angling book collection

    Language scholars and fishermen have a new run of information to explore in the Palouse, thanks to a Spokane couple. Washington State University has netted an historic collection of classic …


  • Book Notes: Murphy set to share new children’s tale

    Local children’s book author Claire Rudolf Murphy has just published a new picture book, “Marching With Aunt Susan: Susan B. Anthony and the Fight for Women’s Suffrage” (Peachtree Publishers, $16.95). …


  • At last, these WSU redshirts will be back in the game

    PULLMAN – For three Washington State football players, the wait for Saturday’s 2011 season opener has been interminable. Rickey Galvin, Toni Pole and Kristoff Williams were supposed to make their …


  • Blanchette: Cougars’ surprise party would include bowl bid

    This is probably hair-splitting of Miami-cheating proportions, but it’s time for federal regulation of the surprise team industry. “Biff, who’s your surprise team in college football this year?”


  • Analysis: Cougars to watch as season approaches

    PULLMAN – When coach Paul Wulff called his team together to end practice at around 11:30 Saturday morning, it marked the finish of Washington State’s 2011 preseason football camp. Next …


  • Big class on campus

    Washington State University welcomed its largest freshman class in history this week. While spokesman Darin Watkins describes the university as bursting at the seams, the overall feeling about the incoming …


  • Cougars approach decision time on freshmen

    PULLMAN – It seems simple enough. A freshman joins a college football team. Either he’s physically ready to play, so he does. Or he’s not ready, so he redshirts, sitting …


  • WSU’s special teams start from scratch

    This is the last of eight position previews of Washington State University’s 2011 football team. Today: Special teams. PULLMAN – There is no debate.


  • WSU fined by feds for crime reporting policies

    SEATTLE – Federal education officials have fined Washington State University $82,500 for violations in 2007 of a campus crime reporting law, including not properly reporting two sexual assaults, the university …


  • WSU hires Clegg as men’s golf coach

    Washington State University hired Garrett Clegg to direct its men’s golf program, WSU athletic director Bill Moos announced Thursday. Clegg replaces Walt Williams, who resigned his position last month.


  • Area roundup: WSU, Eastern release men’s basketball schedules

    Washington State and Eastern Washington revealed their complete men’s basketball schedules on Wednesday and both include several games against 2011 postseason tournament participants. WSU will play 12 games in Pullman, …


  • WSU linebackers have everything but experience

    This is the sixth of eight position previews of Washington State University’s 2011 football team. Today: Linebackers. Friday: Defensive backs. PULLMAN – One thing can be said about Washington State’s …


  • Offense dominates Cougars’ second scrimmage

    PULLMAN – For the second time in the preseason, Washington State held a live scrimmage, this one Wednesday before a smattering of fans at Martin Stadium. And for the second …


  • Cougars developing quality depth at receiver

    This is the third of eight position previews of Washington State University’s 2011 football team. Today: Receivers. Tuesday: Running backs and tight ends. PULLMAN – Mike Levenseller has said it …


  • Coaches challenge WSU linebacker Mizell to put in more effort

    PULLMAN – C.J. Mizell stood at a fork in the road. The choice was his to make, but the road map had been drawn pretty clearly by Washington State coach …


  • WSU Cougars begin practice

    PULLMAN – The first day of football practice always has a fresh feel to it. Most of the time it revolves around the new players, the 25-or-so wide-eyed rookies getting …


  • Cougars enter preseason camp after united offseason effort

    PULLMAN – It is so consistent, you could set your watch app to it. Preseason camp opens at our nation’s colleges and universities. The players speak. Summer workouts are mentioned.


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