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How they scored: WSU, UW

First quarter UW 7, WSU 0

In his defense, Wulff has made progress

The record invites choler, but you know what really infuriates the football faction that demands Washington State file for divorce from Paul Wulff? He reminds them that they’re finally getting …

Cougars’ Rankin gives thanks to ‘Miss Gail’

PULLMAN – The tunnel the players use to walk into Martin Stadium is dark. Such was the case Saturday afternoon, not too long before the Cougars’ final home football game …

Pac-12 notebook: Rivalry games won’t be the same

The rivalry games in the old Pac-10 had a perfect symmetry, with three state and two urban-area rivals squaring off, usually in the final week or two of the season. …

Lacerated liver sidelines Halliday for Apple Cup

PULLMAN – Washington State redshirt freshman Connor Halliday suffered a lacerated liver during the Cougars’ 30-27 overtime loss to Utah on Saturday and will miss this week’s Apple Cup. “He …

Halliday has lacerated liver, will miss Apple Cup

Washington State redshirt freshman Connor Halliday suffered a lacerated liver during the Cougars’ 30-27 overtime loss to Utah on Saturday and will miss this week’s Apple Cup.

Blanchette: Only a snow bowl for Cougars

PULLMAN – The glass can be either half full or half empty, but the bowl, well, there are no half measures. So for the Washington State Cougars, empty.

How they scored: WSU, Utah

Second quarter Utah 7, WSU 0

Cougars get good showing from backup players

PULLMAN – For the first time this year, Washington State’s depth was really tested. And the grade for the replacements was passing, but not “A” work, in the Cougars’ 30-27 …

Cougars lose to Utah in overtime

PULLMAN – There is almost no way Washington State could have come closer to a winning touchdown with less than 20 seconds left at a snow-covered Martin Stadium on Saturday. …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-Utah Game

What went right Trailing 20-10 with 7 minutes left to play and near midfield, WSU opened up the trick playbook. QB Connor Halliday handed off to Carl Winston going right. …

Statistics: WSU v. Utah

For 11-20-2011

WSU seniors say goodbye at Martin

It happens every fall. All over America, college athletic programs honor their seniors, introducing them and their families before the final home game, thanking them for their service.

WSU Regents approve Martin Stadium project

The Washington State University Board of Regents, meeting in Spokane on Friday morning, gave their final approval for the Martin Stadium remodeling project to go forward.

Halliday fulfills high expectations as new Cougars quarterback

PULLMAN – Jim Sharkey picked up his cell phone. The Ferris High football coach had just remembered a play Connor Halliday made in a state playoff game his junior year, …

Halliday’s arsenal includes strong arm, quick release, confidence

WSU freshman quarterback Connor Halliday brings confidence built from success. That and a strong arm, quick release and what his high school coach Jim Sharkey calls “a natural ability to …

Blanchette: Sensational game makes QB talk of town

PULLMAN – Look, it isn’t as if Paul Wulff pulled a guy out of the stands at Martin Stadium in desperation and hustled him into a uniform to save the …

Starting QB job up in the air at WSU

PULLMAN – When your redshirt freshman quarterback throws for a Pac-12 record 494 yards, even an experienced coach like Paul Wulff, not one to praise individuals over team, has to …

Cougars encounter rare snow during game

PULLMAN – Sometime around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dennis Erickson probably rediscovered why he’s happy coaching in Tempe instead of Moscow, Laramie, Pullman or even Seattle. That’s when it started snowing …

Statistics: WSU v. Arizona State

For 11-13-2011

QB has biggest day for Coug freshman

PULLMAN – Welcome to the Pac-12, Connor Halliday. As conference debuts go, there can’t have been many better than the one Washington State’s redshirt freshman quarterback put up Saturday night …

How they scored: Arizona State v. Washington State

First quarter ASU 7, WSU 0

Blanchette: Ex-Cougar Gleason embraces his biggest challenge

PULLMAN – An uncommon exhilaration coursed through the campus at Washington State the week before classes broke for Thanksgiving 1997. The Apple Cup approached and the Cougars were writing preposterous …

Cougs, Sun Devils face cold, hard, weather

Kickoff Saturday night in Pullman at around 7:40 might be an historic occasion. There is a possibility it will be the coldest non-Apple Cup in Washington State history. The forecast …

Sentimental game for Bo and Bill Moos

Bill Moos was between jobs. So he was spending some time with an old friend, Dennis Erickson, in Coeur d’Alene. Erickson was in his second-stint – a one-year stop – …

Pac-12 keeps its eyes on WSU’s Locker

PULLMAN – It started with a big hit against Stanford, one deemed legal by the officials. Andrew Luck’s third-down pass, Casey Locker’s pads and Chris Owusu’s upper arms all arrived …

Cougars must win out to end bowl drought

PULLMAN – After Saturday’s deflating 30-7 defeat at the hands of a California team that came in sporting a .500 overall record and tied with Washington State at the bottom …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-Cal Game

What went right Nothing really, but the one bright note might have been the running and receiving of redshirt freshman Rickey Galvin. The Berkeley, Calif., native ran for 73 yards …

Cougars ‘lay egg’ in loss to California

SAN FRANCISCO – After the announced crowd of 35,506 had left AT&T Park to the seagulls and rain showers, the Washington State Cougars tried to make sense of their disheartening …

Statistics: WSU v. California

For 11-06-2011