Stories tagged: WSU cougars
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 11:05 p.m.
WSU linebacker Logan Tago suspended
Washington State University president Kirk Schulz told Spokane TV station SWX that Cougar linebacker Logan Tago is suspended from football activities per university policy while under charges for felony robbery …
Tue., Oct. 11, 2016, 2:21 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 7 Pac-12 Power Rankings
Now that there have been three weeks of Pac-12 games, the conference is starting to sort itself. But definitely not the way we expected it to at the start of …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 9:07 p.m.
Felony robbery charges against WSU linebacker Logan Tago may trigger suspension
PULLMAN – Prosecutor Denis P. Tracy filed criminal charges of second-degree robbery and fourth-degree assault against Washington State linebacker Logan Tago in the Whitman County Superior Court on Monday, triggering …
Mon., Oct. 10, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
First Look: WSU vs. UCLA
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Saturday’s game between Washington State and UCLA. What is it? WSU (3-2, 2-0 Pac-12) hopes to maintain its place atop the …
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 9:34 p.m.
Despite early struggles, WSU Cougars control their own destiny
Imagine that an anxious Washington State football fan had asked a rational person how many wins the Cougars could achieve in 2016.
Sun., Oct. 9, 2016, 6:32 p.m.
Women’s volleyball: No. 10 WSU suffers first Pac-12 defeat
No. 20 Oregon handed the 10th-ranked Washington State women’s volleyball team its first Pac-12 loss this season, sweeping the Cougars 25-21, 25-10, 25-14 in Eugene on Sunday.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Cougars prove their toughness by manhandling Stanford on the road
It wasn’t just the blowout nature of WSU’s win over No. 15 Stanford on Saturday, although it certainly undeniably a beat down.
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:47 p.m.
WSU players of the game
WSU players of the game
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 11:30 p.m.
Key moments in Washington State’s win over Stanford
The WSU defense forced three-and-outs on each of Stanford’s first two drives and forced the Cardinal to punt on its third. By holding early, the defense gave the WSU offense …
Sat., Oct. 8, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
WSU notebook: Cody O’Connell blends size, agility on Cougars’ offensive line
It’s not hard to miss Washington State’s best offensive lineman. At 6-foot-8, 354 pounds, Cody O’Connell stands out even in a crowd of the biggest football players on the team.
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
Cougars want to continue to play with new-found toughness against Stanford
Mike Leach’s Washington State Cougars were not a finesse team this year because they liked to spread defenses out, attack space and play with a fast, open style of play …
Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
2-Minute Drill: What to watch when WSU takes on Stanford
Don’t take your eyes off Stanford running back Christian McCaffrey was a finalist for the Heisman Trophy last season and is leading the NCAA with 214.5 all-purpose yards per game. …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 10:49 p.m.
Defense excels during WSU underclassmen scrimmage
Since Washington State is about to play its fifth football game, and thanks to a few big wins allowing the Cougars coaches to get backups on the field, which freshmen …
Thu., Oct. 6, 2016, 11:22 a.m.
Why WSU will win on Saturday
I have a theory about the decline and fall of great civilizations, er, football programs. Well, I guess it is applicable to either.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 4:04 p.m.
NCAA proposes to add college football early signing period, 10th assistant coach
The NCAA’s Division I council proposed two rule changes to college football on Wednesday that, if adopted, would significantly change the sport.
Wed., Oct. 5, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 6 Pac-12 picks
All the talk this week is about No. 5 Washington and how it is likely to end its 12-year drought against the Oregon Ducks, but there is another losing streak …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 9:31 p.m.
Pac-12 coach has high praise for the Cougars
John Canzano is a columnist at The Oregonian and a radio host at 750 AM radio and 102.9 FM radio in Portland. In those capacities, he frequently speaks with college …
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 5:06 p.m.
Reports indicate UO freshman quarterback will start vs. UW
If the early reports out of Eugene are true, Oregon coach Mark Helfrich is going to throw freshman quarterback Justin Herbert to the wolves, er, Huskies.
Tue., Oct. 4, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Jacob Thorpe’s Week 6 Pac-12 power rankings
When the North-South split was made for the Pac-12 conference, rather than the “zipper” alignment preferred by the northern schools, it was assumed by many people that the Pac-12 South …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
Mike Leach takes a hands-on approach with the WSU offensive line
Mike Leach’s first job in football was coaching the offensive line at Cal Poly, and though he now has an entire football team to oversee, the first thing he watches …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
109th Apple Cup already a sellout
PULLMAN – Although we are less than halfway through the 2016 college football season, the annual rivalry meeting between Washington and Washington State is already sold out. The 109th Apple …
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
WSU Homecoming game against UCLA will be on ESPN
Washington State’s homecoming game against UCLA on Saturday, Oct. 15, will kikc off at 7:30 p.m. and be televised nationally on ESPN or ESPN2.
Mon., Oct. 3, 2016, 10:21 p.m.
First Look: WSU at Stanford
Here is staff writer Jacob Thorpe’s first look at Saturday’s game between Stanford and Washington State. What is it: Washington State (2-2, 1-0 Pac-12) tries to keep its good vibes …
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 8:27 p.m.
Offensive line the key to WSU’s recent success
A perusal of the box score in either of Washington State’s two most recent games – 50-pointers, the both of them – yields an undeniable truth, but plenty of deception.
Sun., Oct. 2, 2016, 7:01 p.m.
17th-ranked WSU volleyball team sweeps Cal to stay tied atop Pac-12
Kyra Holt had 12 kills and McKenna Woodford 10 to lead the No. 17 Washington State volleyball team to a 25-20, 25-17, 25-22 victory over California (6-8, 0-4) in Pullman …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 11:38 p.m.
Cougars players of the game
Game ball goes to… Running back Gerard Wicks was not even on the depth chart for WSU’s previous game, against Idaho. But he started Saturday’s game against the Ducks and …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 8:41 p.m.
Cal joins list of Pac-12 athletic departments with large debts
The Pac-12 conference loves to boast that it is the “Conference of Champions,” but massive budget deficits at member schools are beginning to threaten the Olympic sports which have led …
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 1:37 p.m.
The story behind the new helmets WSU will debut against Oregon
Last Sunday the Washington State football players worked out, and had a team meeting. They took a break for dinner, but when the Cougars went down to the bottom level …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
WSU’s hopes for a bounce-back rest on Oregon game
Luke Falk threw a touchdown pass to Dom Williams in the end zone as the clock expired to tie the game, Shalom Luani intercepted an overtime pass to end it, …
Fri., Sept. 30, 2016, 1:39 p.m.
2 Minute Drill: WSU’s keys to victory on Saturday against Oregon
Don’t take your eyes off …