Stories tagged: WSU cougars
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Holiday Bowl won’t be Luke Falk’s final game at WSU, unless it is
Conflicting statements throughout Monday leave Luke Falk’s status at Washington State beyond Tuesday’s Holiday Bowl the same as when they day began: uncertain.
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
Mike Leach says players skipping bowl games are ‘100 percent selfish’
No Minnesota or Washington State players will skip Tuesday’s Holiday Bowl to prepare for the NFL draft, but Cougars coach Mike Leach has some choice words for stars at other …
Mon., Dec. 26, 2016, 10:17 p.m.
2 minute drill: Keys to the Holiday Bowl
Don’t take your eyes off … Minnesota running back Rodney Smith is a scoring machine, and if he gets in the red zone he goes back for a second scoring …
Sat., Dec. 24, 2016, 9:35 p.m.
Cougars and Gophers tour USS America
The setting recalled the 1970 Academy Award winning film “Patton,” although the man in front of the massive American flag backdrop was a football coach, not a general, and his …
Fri., Dec. 23, 2016, 8:49 p.m.
Isaac Dotson is making up for lost time
For many reasons, none of them relating to talent or desire, Isaac Dotson did not make a significant impact on the field for Washington State until his junior season. The …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 7:06 p.m.
Area roundup: WSU women dropped by No. 18 Kentucky
A last ditch effort and a pair of career efforts proved not to be enough as Washington State dropped a 69-67 decision to No. 18 Kentucky on Wednesday in Lexington, …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 4:36 p.m.
Analysis: Optimists, pessimists would have different views on Minnesota’s football season
In the sporting world, we finally have a litmus test you can use to test your friends and figure out whether or not you belong to the same tribe. Just …
Wed., Dec. 21, 2016, 12:33 p.m.
WSU extends DL coach Joe Salave’a through 2019
In addition to coaching the defensive line, Joe Salave’a is Washington State’s associate head coach and will remain so at least through June, 2019.
Tue., Dec. 20, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Pac-12 bowl picks
Money has been an issue for Pac-12 schools ever since the Pac-12 Networks and other TV deals turned out to be less golden goose than lemonade stand.
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
Tracy Claeys thriving in first full year as Minnesota head coach
Tracy Claeys did not come by a head coaching position easily, and now that he has one the Minnesota coach has little job security. So, it is surprising how willing …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 5:22 p.m.
Allegations of sexual assault led to Minnesota Holiday Bowl boycott
The suspensions of 10 Minnesota football players and the subsequent boycott by their teammates that raises doubt about the Golden Gophers’ participation in the Dec. 27 Holiday Bowl stems from …
Fri., Dec. 16, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Holiday Bowl game in jeopardy due to Minnesota boycott
The boycott by Minnesota football players has created uncertainty about Washington State’s opponent in the Dec. 27 Holiday Bowl, or even if the game will be played at all as …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 12:05 a.m.
Washington State bowl game brings perks and extra practices
On Saturday, Dec. 10, Washington State’s senior football players walked across the stage at Beasley Coliseum to receive their diplomas. They sat through the ceremony, formed various groups for photos …
Sat., Dec. 10, 2016, 5:40 p.m.
Derrien King to transfer from WSU basketball
Derrien King will transfer from the Washington State basketball program at the end of the semester, coach Ernie Kent announced on Saturday.
Wed., Dec. 7, 2016, 11:51 p.m.
WSU stifles Idaho in Battle of the Palouse
PULLMAN – Ernie Kent began Washington State’s game against Idaho in unfamiliar surroundings, seated next to Vandals coach Don Verlin on the UI bench. But after the game’s first shot …
Tue., Dec. 6, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
WSU’s Ernie Kent will begin game on the Idaho bench
Beasley Coliseum is likely to hold what can reasonably be called a “crowd” for the first time this season on Wednesday.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 10:27 p.m.
WSU to face Minnesota in Holiday Bowl
Washington State will face Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27, San Diego Bowl Games announced on Sunday afternoon.
Sun., Dec. 4, 2016, 6:31 p.m.
Women’s college basketball: WSU loses in overtime
Brooke Pahukoa scored 24 points and Boise State defeated Washington State 77-73 in overtime Sunday in Pullman.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 11:37 p.m.
New Orleans downs cold-shooting Washington State
For the second time in a week the Washington State men’s basketball team went onto its own floor and played a lackluster game that resulted in a loss against an …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 11:46 p.m.
Washington State likely headed to Holiday Bowl
Washington State will likely play in the Holiday Bowl on Dec. 27 in San Diego, thanks to No. 4 Washington’s win over No. 9 Colorado in Friday night’s Pac-12 Championship …
Fri., Dec. 2, 2016, 6 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State bounced by No. 3 Wisconsin at NCAAs
Lauryn Gillis had 12 kills, Lauren Carlini added 33 assists and Haleigh Nelson came up with seven blocks to help No. 3 Wisconsin eliminate No. 25 Washington State in straight …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 10:01 p.m.
Area roundup: Washington State volleyball beats Marquette, advances at NCAAs
Kyra Holt had a season-high 22 kills with eight digs and three service aces to help No. 25 Washington State beat Marquette in four sets (25-21, 22-25, 25-19, 25-20) in …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Pac-12 Championship Game pick
PULLMAN – It was apparent early in the season that Washington was going to be a contender fo the Pac-12 crown, and when the Huskies knocked off Stanford and Oregon …
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:48 p.m.
Malachi Flynn’s 27 lead WSU past UVU
Malachi Flynn did not stop being one of the state’s most dangerous and efficient scorers when he elevated from high school to college, a point he drove home over and …
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 3:29 p.m.
Marks and Luani named first-team All-Pac-12; OL snubbed
Although the Cougars won seven Pac-12 games, the conference coaches voted just four players on the All-Pac-12 first or second teams.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 2:33 p.m.
Jim Mastro ends Nevada speculation
Jim Mastro was a key player during the Nevada football team’s heyday and has the endorsement of the patriarch of Wolf Pack football, so his name is at the top …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 10:32 p.m.
WSU basketball looks lethargic in loss to San Jose State
A lethargic loss in front of a miniscule crowd on Sunday was most troubling for how familiar it all felt for the Washington State men’s basketball team. The Cougars gave …
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 9:48 p.m.
WSU, UW among eight Pac-12 teams to play in NCAA volleyball tournament
Washington State’s volleyball team learned on Sunday that it had received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament and will play Big East runner-up Marquette in a first-round match on …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 4:44 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Gonzaga topples Winthrop to wrap up Paradise Jam
Jill Barta had 18 points and a career-high 12 rebounds and No. 25 Gonzaga cruised to a 71-41 win over Winthrop on Saturday to end a two-game losing streak at …
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016, 11:22 p.m.
John Blanchette: Familiar territory as Huskies prove too much for ‘soft’ Cougars
In the Thanksgiving hubbub on the eve the Apple Cup, someone in the Washington Huskies traveling party managed to break the apple off the actual cup.And surely the last thing …