Stories tagged: Washington State University
Sun., Aug. 21, 2011
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.
Sat., Aug. 20, 2011
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 …
Fri., Aug. 19, 2011
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.
Thu., Aug. 18, 2011
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, …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2011
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 …
Thu., Aug. 18, 2011
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 …
Mon., Aug. 15, 2011
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 …
Thu., Aug. 11, 2011
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 …
Mon., Aug. 8, 2011
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 …
Sun., Aug. 7, 2011
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.
Sun., Aug. 7, 2011
Five keys to a winning season for WSU football
Five keys to a winning season After five wins in the three years Paul Wulff has been in Pullman, can the Washington State Cougars win at least that many in …
Thu., July 28, 2011
Blanchette: Pac-12 TV deal will be served as cold dish
There’s a year until liftoff, but Wednesday’s introduction of Pac-12 Networks – trumpeting one national and six regional channels to serve college sports fans with some 850 live televised events …
Sun., July 24, 2011
Spotlight: Serious attention for filmed-in-Spokane ‘Knights’
The Joe Lynch movie “Knights of Badassdom,” filmed in Spokane last summer, is getting some priceless national publicity. Entertainment Weekly gave this indie comedy/fantasy a full-page treatment in the “First …
Sat., July 16, 2011
Higher ed, lower affordability
Nineteen months ago, Washington’s higher education officials did what higher education officials do. They looked at a problem and wrote a report.
Fri., July 8, 2011
For students, news is life and death
PULLMAN – The journalism students on campus here this week aren’t preparing for careers covering things like the Casey Anthony trial. The news that Halla Khoury, Sama Zeriea and their …
Sun., July 3, 2011
In brief: Gonzaga, WSU baseball players earn regional honors
Three Gonzaga University baseball players and one from Washington State were named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings NCAA Division I All-West Region teams. Catcher Cameron Edman was named to …
Thu., June 23, 2011, 9:34 p.m.
Warriors draft Klay Thompson with 11th overall pick
The Golden State Warriors have drafted Washington State shooting guard Klay Thompson with the 11th pick in the NBA draft.
Wed., June 22, 2011, noon
WSU’s Thompson likely first-round choice in NBA draft
The NBA draft is this Thursday and once again a basketball player from an Eastern Washington team is expected to be selected in the first round. Klay Thompson of Washington …
Thu., June 16, 2011
WSU veterinary hospital diagnoses new case of equine virus
A new case of equine herpes virus has been diagnosed at Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine teaching hospital, even as the threat from a widespread outbreak appears to …
Sun., June 5, 2011
Blanchette: WSU’s Anderson prepares to cap marvelous career
The first couple of hurdles aren’t the ones that vex him – the minor intrigue of the staggered start, who might be tracking you from behind or whether you’re making …
Fri., June 3, 2011, 8:19 a.m.
Eighth horse in Washington confirmed to have virus
The eighth case in Washington of a highly infectious horse disease has been confirmed.
Sun., May 29, 2011
Roundup: Whitworth’s Comito wins discus at NCAAs
Carter Comito survived an early scare, then knocked out a big throw on his final attempt to win the men’s discus title at the NCAA Division III Track and Field …
Fri., May 27, 2011, 4:06 p.m.
WSU students face 16 percent tuition hike
Washington State University students face another tuition hike after deep funding cuts to higher education recently passed in the state Legislature. The WSU Board of Regents is expected to approve …
Sun., May 15, 2011
Cougars embrace windfall from new conference TV contract
PULLMAN – Sometimes the biggest news can get buried. When the decision was announced late last October how the Pac-12 would slot the universities of Utah and Colorado for football, …
Mon., May 9, 2011
Four years after Sigma Nu at WSU lost charter, group returning
Embroiled in allegations of hazing and alcohol abuse, the Sigma Nu fraternity at Washington State University was kicked off campus in 2007. Now the fraternity’s Delta Iota chapter, purged of …
Mon., May 9, 2011
WSU’s Thompson remaining in draft
PULLMAN – Washington State’s Klay Thompson will forego his senior season and remain in the NBA draft, it was announced Sunday. “After taking the last few weeks to make my …
Sun., May 8, 2011
In WSU address, Gates lauds service
PULLMAN – U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates implored Washington State University graduates on Saturday to ignore the rancor often aimed at government workers and consider a career in public service. …
Sat., May 7, 2011, 2:26 p.m.
Gates calls on WSU grads to consider public service
U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates implored Washington State University graduates today to ignore the rancor often aimed at government workers and consider a career in public service. Gates said he’s …
Sat., May 7, 2011
The new college try
Washington State University’s next freshman class will make history, and North Central High School senior Selena Ward couldn’t be prouder to be a part of it. “I wear a WSU …
Thu., May 5, 2011
Blanchette: Cougars reap raise in giant Pac-12 TV deal
The wildest thing about the Pac-12’s new TV deal and all that crazy-stupid money ESPN and Fox are paying the schools? They’ll spend it.