Stories tagged: WSU cougars
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 10:35 P.M.
Kicker Eric Powell has earned the most stripes on WSU’s special teams
When Eric Mele got his first shot at a premier assistant coaching gig, he militarized Washington State’s special teams. He gave the group a “special forces” identity, promoted Colton Teglovic …
THURSDAY, AUG. 25, 2016, 10:34 P.M.
Mike Leach adds intrigue to Shalom Luani arrest, indicates player might have been victim
Mike Leach added some intrigue to the controversy surrounding the recent arrest of star Washington State football player Shalom Luani after practice on Thursday, indicating that the football player charged …
SUNDAY, AUG. 21, 2016, 10:07 A.M.
WSU Cougars receive 29th-most votes in AP poll
The Washington State football team received 68 votes in the 2016 preseason AP Top-25 poll, released Sunday morning, effectively making it the 29th-ranked team in the country.
SATURDAY, AUG. 20, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
WSU offense gets plenty of work after flat scrimmage
The presumptive starting players on Washington State’s offense got a great triceps workout on Saturday, frequently heading to the sidelines for a series of up-downs.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 11:19 P.M.
Gabe Marks returns to WSU practice
Washington State’s star wide receiver, Gabe Marks, fully participated in the Cougars practice on Thursday for the first time since suffering an undisclosed injury during practice on Aug. 8.
THURSDAY, AUG. 18, 2016, 12:56 P.M.
Cougars add forward Arinze Chidom to 2016 recruiting class
The Washington State men’s basketball team doubtlessly improved on its recent trip to Italy. But when the Cougars got home they decided to add a little frontcourt depth, too.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
WSU position preview: Cougars set at quarterback with Luke Falk at the helm
Luke Falk has not changed much since the start of last season, although he says he is a little faster.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17, 2016, 10:22 P.M.
WSU senior Colton Teglovic placed on scholarship
Washington State’s football coaches have been so impressed with Colton Teglovic, they decided to foot the bill for his senior year of college.
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 9:58 P.M.
Junior newcomer Robert Taylor shines at 2 positions
Just catching he ball with one hand did itself make Robert Taylor’s interception the most impressive play of Washington State’s preseason camp in Lewiston.
TUESDAY, AUG. 16, 2016, 2:01 A.M.
Cougs return home with better idea of strengths
So, what do we know now that we did not know when camp began? Here are five things we believe to be true.
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 8:43 P.M.
WSU offense struts its stuff in camp-ending scrimmage
Give Washington State’s defense credit – the Cougars defenders gave the Air Raid all it could handle during the team’s nine-day preseason camp in Lewiston.
SATURDAY, AUG. 13, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
WSU players of diverse backgrounds mix at preseason camp
For those fans looking for a behind-the-pads look at the life of a full-time football player, Marcellus Pippins’ Snapchat story scratches the itch until the next episode of “Hard Knocks.”
MONDAY, AUG. 8, 2016, 2:09 P.M.
Former WSU star Rueben Mayes to become U.S. citizen
Since coming to the United States to play football and run track at Washington State University, Rueben Mayes has been a record-setting running back, an Offensive Rookie of the Year …
SUNDAY, AUG. 7, 2016, 9:03 P.M.
Four positions where WSU coaches will have toughest choices
Even before Luke Falk played in his first college game, the Washington State quarterback prepared every day as if he was the starter. That mindset and ethic led to Falk …
SATURDAY, AUG. 6, 2016, 11:13 P.M.
Mark Marks’ words: Cougars new receivers talented
Washington State held its first football practice of the season on Saturday at Sacajawea Junior High in Lewiston, where the coaches and other observers discovered what Gabe Marks knew all …
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 11:30 P.M.
Mike Leach says recent fight unlikely to result in WSU football dismissals
Washington State coach Mike Leach said on Friday that is unlikely a recent fight that reportedly involved football players will result in anybody being kicked off the team.
FRIDAY, AUG. 5, 2016, 8:49 P.M.
Washington State prepares to open camp with depth, high energy
Washington State’s football players will put on their helmets and hit the practice field on Saturday, marking the beginning of the 2016 season. And so much more goes into it …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2016, 10:29 P.M.
WSU booster creates Steve Gleason Recruiting Center with major gift
Prominent Washington State booster Glenn Osterhout donated $250,000 to rename the football operation building’s penthouse recruiting center after Steve Gleason, the former Cougars football player and current ALS champion.
THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016, 10:32 P.M.
WSU football, picked fourth, has more to prove in 2016
Despite Washington State’s third-place Pac-12 North football finish last season, the Cougars were only selected to finish fourth this season by the media members in the annual poll released during …
TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016, 11:04 P.M.
WSU QB Peyton Bender academically ineligible for 2016 season
Backup quarterback Peyton Bender will not play for Washington State in 2016 after rendering himself academically ineligible.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 1, 2016, 11:14 P.M.
Apple Cup in Pullman remains day after Thanksgiving at 12:30 p.m.
West siders who want to attend the 2016 Apple Cup in Pullman will have rise early after their Thanksgiving-induced comas to make the game, which will kick off at 12:30 …
TUESDAY, MAY 31, 2016, 10:24 P.M.
Idaho basketball team headed in China; Josh Hawkinson to Australia
The Idaho Vandals, who should be one of the favorites for the Big Sky in men’s basketball next season, will get a head start on the 2016-17 season by heading …
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016, 10:58 P.M.
College baseball notes: Cougars tip caps to caps
Ty Johnson, freshman catcher, settles into his stance and waits for an offering from Ian Hamilton, Washington State’s ace.
TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016, 11:11 P.M.
Gonzaga, Whitworth baseball teams hope postseason awaits
There will be plenty of wound rubbing at the baseball diamonds of Spokane’s college baseball teams, as both Gonzaga and Whitworth suffer through extended waits before their opportunities to put …
MONDAY, MAY 2, 2016, 10:16 P.M.
WSU men’s basketball lands 6-4 guard from Canada
PULLMAN – Canadian guard Jamar Ergas signed a national letter of intent to play for the Washington State men’s basketball team Monday evening, making him the fourth member of the …
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016, 11:08 P.M.
WSU’s Joe Dahl drafted by Detroit Lions
With the 151st pick in the NFL draft, the Detroit Lions selected former University High and Washington State University offensive lineman Joe Dahl.
SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2016, 11:07 P.M.
Attention to detail a key in WSU’s spring football practices
Just one day after the Washington State Cougars wrapped up their spring football practices, the coaches were on airplanes fanning out across the west coast in search of next year’s …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 2016, 8:30 P.M.
WSU’s Joe Dahl is on brink of realizing NFL dream
As the NFL draft buzz crescendos to a fever pitch, Joe Dahl, who has worked for years to bring himself to this moment, hunkers down at his parent’s home in …
TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016, 9:41 P.M.
Area college baseball: WSU’s Trek Stemp putting his stamp on team
Washington State leadoff hitter Trek Stemp will swing at just about anything.
SATURDAY, APRIL 23, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Luke Falk, Gabe Marks provide highlights during WSU’s Crimson and Gray Game
With just a couple of seconds left in the half, Luke Falk stepped up in the pocket, saw Gabe Marks streaking through the back of the end zone and fired …