Stories tagged: WSU cougars
THURSDAY, NOV. 24, 2016, 11:49 A.M.
The Pick: Who will win the Apple Cup?
Very little about the 2016 football season has played out like I, or many others, predicted. The Oregon Ducks jumped out of their nest and forgot how to fly, falling …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 9:25 P.M.
Area roundup: No. 25 Washington State volleyball outlasts USC in five sets
Kya Holt had 18 kills with 12 digs and five blocks and No. 25 Washington State (21-10, 11-8 Pac-12) outlasted USC (18-12, 10-9) in five sets, 17-25, 25-20, 25-20, 15-25, …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 7 P.M.
John Blanchette: Apple Cup becomes ‘Gag Order Cup’
After a year of the most uncivil discourse by candidates and citizenry in American history – and still every bit as vile post-Tr(i)ump(h) – giving peace a chance in advance …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 4:38 P.M.
Showers and windy in Pullman for Apple Cup
There will probably not be another Snow Bowl at the Apple Cup this year. The 1992 snowstorm that changed the complexion of the rivalry football game is not likely to …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 2:38 P.M.
Huskies’ defense built on toughness and intimidation
There are few key moments in a 45-10 blowout, but the lingering image from last year’s Apple Cup is that of Washington linebacker Azeem Victor standing above an injured Gabe …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 23, 2016, 11:52 A.M.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 13 Pac-12 picks
Well, we have made it this far. Our last full week of picks and we are barely hovering above .500 against the spread.
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 11:41 P.M.
A quick look at QBs who leave school early
The last time Luke Falk talked openly about entering the 2017 NFL draft, he said that while he was not giving it much thought, if he had to make the …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 5:02 P.M.
Darren Gardenhire leaves UW days before Apple Cup
PULLMAN – Just a few days before the Apple Cup to determine the Pac-12 North champion, junior cornerback Darren Gardenhire announced that he will transfer to a different school. Gardenhire …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 4:31 P.M.
UW rises, WSU falls one spot in latest playoff rankings
PULLMAN – A Pac-12 championship game berth will be on the line when Washington State hosts Washington in the Apple Cup on Friday, and it appears more and more likely …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 4:25 P.M.
Mike Leach won’t engage in any Apple Cup trash talk
Washington State football coach Mike Leach has resisted all attempts to turn the Apple Cup into anything more than an ordinary matchup between two teams, both of whom will try …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:39 P.M.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 13 Pac-12 Power Rankings
It is a good thing so many Pac-12 schools held their rivalry games a week early. That allows us to focus on the important ones this week, where three Pac-12 …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 2 A.M.
Most Washingtonians have an Apple Cup story or two
There is a chance of snow for Friday’s Apple Cup, but almost no chance of powder like we saw back in 1992. The “Snow Bowl” took place in a blizzard, …
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 10:19 P.M.
First Look: No. 6 Washington at No. 23 Washington State
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Friday’s game between Washington and Washington State.
MONDAY, NOV. 21, 2016, 3:36 P.M.
WSU’s Cody O’Connell named Outland Trophy finalist
PULLMAN – Washington State left guard Cody O’Connell has been named a finalist for the Outland Trophy, which is given to the best offensive or defensive interior lineman in college …
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 6:21 P.M.
Volleyball: WSU defeats Colorado for milestone victory; UW moves closer to title
Washington State defeated host Colorado 25-23, 25-20, 25-14 in a Pac-12 women’s volleyball match in Boulder on Sunday, giving the Cougars 20 overall victories and 10 in conference play, coach …
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 2:28 P.M.
With Apple Cup on the horizon, Cougars must get over CU loss quickly
The muddy lining to all the winning Washington State’s football team was doing before Saturday’s 38-24 hiccup at Colorado is this: The Cougars have little experience getting over losses.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 11:46 A.M.
WSU ranked No. 23 after loss to Colorado
The Washington State Cougars dropped in the Associated Press Top-25 and Coaches Poll after their 38-24 loss at Colorado on Saturday, but remain ranked No. 23 in both rankings.
FRIDAY, NOV. 18, 2016, NOON
Mike Leach a semifinalist for Coach of the Year
PULLMAN – Washington State football coach Mike Leach has been named a semifinalist for the George Munger Coach of the Year award, the Maxwell Football Club announced on Friday. Leach …
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 11 P.M.
WSU basketball heads to the Virgin Islands for Paradise Jam
Washington State coach Ernie Kent was so pleased with his team’s trip to Italy this summer, he could not wait to take another journey away from the continental United States.
THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2016, 6:20 P.M.
WSU linebacker Logan Tago’s suspension lifted
Washington State linebacker Logan Tago will return to the classroom and football field from his suspension while the student conduct board reviews his and other cases that were affected by …
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 10:16 A.M.
Court allows Robert Barber to return to the football field
Robert Barber will be allowed to play football again, thanks to a ruling from Judge David Frazier, presiding over the Whitman County Superior Court, who granted a motion to grant …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:45 P.M.
WSU running backs are the Pac-12’s most productive
Here is a difference between Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre and the casual college football fan: They look at the Washington State offense and see very different things.
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 10:43 P.M.
WSU beats Central Washington 81-76 in Tri-Cities
Ike Iroegbu spurred a second-half charge for the Washington State men’s basketball team, which fended off a sweet-shooting Central Washington University squad to emerge with an 81-76 win in Kennewick’s …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 7:09 P.M.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 12 Pac-12 power rankings
Washington was so close. But USC had to go and upend the established Pac-12 hierarchy in Week 11, creating chaos in both Pac-12 divisions. There are five teams that have …
TUESDAY, NOV. 15, 2016, 6:35 P.M.
WSU only rises to No. 22 in latest playoff rankings
PULLMAN – For the first time this season, there is not consensus among the various college football rankings when it comes to Washington State. Although the Cougars rank No. 20 …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 10:15 P.M.
Injury means Cracraft’s prolific game against Cal is his last
River Cracraft was dominant in Washington State’s 56-21 win over California, making nine catches for 87 yards and three touchdowns. He sustained a leg injury on his final catch in …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 10:13 P.M.
Cougars rise to No. 20 in the polls after California win
The Washington State Cougars are ranked higher than they have been in over a decade, rising to No. 20 in the Week 12 Associated Press Top 25 after beating California …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 7:07 P.M.
Washington State comes on strong late to beat Gaels in women’s basketball
Caila Hailey had 11 points and 11 rebounds for her first career double-double and Washington State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat Saint Mary’s 85-69 on Sunday in …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 6:56 P.M.
Volleyball: WSU Cougars pick up milestone victory
Washington State defeated No. 25 Arizona 25-18, 27-29, 25-23, 21-25, 15-12 Sunday in Pullman to give Cougars volleyball coach Jen Greeny her 200th collegiate victory. The 19 victories for the …
SUNDAY, NOV. 13, 2016, 12:39 P.M.
Kick time set for WSU at Colorado
Washington State will end the 2016 regular season with a pair of day games.