Stories tagged: WSU football
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
WSU backup quarterback Tyler Hilinski prepares as if he’ll take the next snap
During one of Mike Leach’s frequent quarterback summits, he decided to call-out the backup.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 11:31 p.m.
After testicular cancer diagnosis and losing his parents, WSU lineman Riley Sorenson is seeing his way through
Riley Sorenson saunters through a rec room filled with football players and declares he’s “taking names at FIFA,” a popular soccer video game.
Mon., Aug. 8, 2016, 7:09 p.m.
George Yarno, former NFL, WSU football player and Ferris graduate, dies at age 58
Spokane native George Yarno, a Ferris High graduate who went on to play at Washington State and the NFL, died Monday after a lengthy battle with stomach cancer. He was …
Mon., 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 …
Sun., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Fri., 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.
Fri., 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 …
Wed., 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.
Sat., July 30, 2016, 11:28 p.m.
Washington State Cougars football depth analysis
Washington State Cougars football depth analysis heading into fall camp
Sat., July 30, 2016, 10:54 p.m.
WR Kyrin Priester no longer with WSU football team
Wide receiver Kyrin Priester is no longer with the Washington State football team, sources confirmed to the Spokesman-Review.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 11:50 a.m.
Six WSU football players persons of interest in weekend assault
Six Washington State football players are persons of interest after a weekend brawl that left two students hospitalized and more with minor injuries. Pullman police commander Chris Tennant said the …
Sun., July 24, 2016, 3:31 p.m.
Witnesses say WSU football players assaulted 2 students
A group of Washington State University football players is being blamed for a brutal assault that left one student unconscious and another with a fractured jaw.
Sat., July 23, 2016, 11:11 p.m.
Gabe Marks is an oratorical All-American
PULLMAN – Gabe Marks developed a cough. Specifically, he acquired Mike Leach’s cough, the one that only comes out in interviews.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 11:17 a.m.
Pac-12 football notes: Oregon State’s impact punter Nick Porebski
If anything marred the 2016 football season for the fans of Pac-12 football, which sent a record 10 teams to bowl games, it was the inconsistent and often erroneous officiating, …
Thu., 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 …
Thu., July 14, 2016, 10:31 p.m.
Mike Leach spent offseason coaching football in Italy
From Alaska, to Cuba, to the Florida Keys, Mike Leach’s offseason itinerary has been an atlas of exotic, interesting, and hopefully restful locales.
Thu., June 23, 2016, 9:44 p.m.
WSU, Kansas State will meet twice in football
Washington State and Kansas State have scheduled a home-and-home football series, but don’t buy your tickets just yet.
Tue., June 14, 2016, 7:02 p.m.
Cougars announce time for football game at Boise State
Washington State’s Sept. 10 football game at Boise State will kick off at 7:15 p.m. PT and air on ESPN2.
Tue., 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.
Thu., June 2, 2016, 4:18 p.m.
Cougars pick up junior college quarterback Anthony Gordon
Washington State did not sign a quarterback on National Signing Day in February, but on Thursday announced that junior college quarterback Anthony Gordon signed and will enroll.
Wed., 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 …
Tue., May 31, 2016, 10:10 p.m.
From the preps to the pros, the State of Washington has produced a long list of outstanding athletes and teams. Read along to learn a thing or two – 100 …
Thu., May 26, 2016
Seven to be inducted into WSU Hall of Fame
A diverse group of seven – four-All-Americans, a two-sport standout, a pioneer in women’s athletic administration and a popular coach who led the Cougars to five football bowl games – …
Sat., 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.
Sat., 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 …
Wed., 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 …
Sat., 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 …
Fri., April 22, 2016, 8:32 p.m.
WSU coaches hope for evenly matched Crimson, Gray squads
Throughout “Spokane Week” the Washington State Cougars have cultivated two hordes of partisans that passionately rooted for their teams, despite not knowing who composed them.
Thu., April 21, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Riley Sorenson is thankful for support from Coug Nation
Football has meant a lot of things in a short time to Riley Sorenson. It has paid for college. It has given him friends, and an immeasurably large support network.