Stories tagged: WSU football
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 21, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Tracy Claeys vowing to keep things simple as new Washington State defensive coordinator
Two weeks ago, Claeys officially returned to the only profession he’s ever truly known when he was hired as Washington State’s new defensive coordinator. Claeys replaces Alex Grinch, who steadily …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 7:06 p.m.
Washington State announces hire of safeties coach, ex-Utah State assistant Kendrick Shaver
Shaver is a former FootballScoop.com Co-Defensive Backs National Coach of the Year who’s helped lead Utah State to six consecutive bowl games and a 2012 Western Athletic Conference championship.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
Washington State’s Mike Leach: ‘No real signs’ leading to Tyler Hilinski’s suicide
On the day of his suicide, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski went on a run and did it “enthusiastically,” according to coach Mike Leach.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 3:37 p.m.
Junior college offensive lineman Keenan Forbes joins Washington State
Forbes is a Miami, Florida, native who spent his first college season at Iowa State, redshirting in 2016 before transferring to Coffeyville in 2017. He appeared in all 11 games …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
Running backs coach Jim Mastro leaves Washington State for same title at Oregon
One of the longest-tenured assistant coaches on Mike Leach’s staff, Jim Mastro leaves Pullman after five years of reshaping and rebuilding WSU’s run game – often the lost dimension of …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 11:31 p.m.
Washington State’s Tyler Hilinski remembered at emotional candlelight vigil in Pullman
Dozens of Tyler Hilinski’s teammates – some current and some past – reconvened in Pullman Friday night to mourn and remember the Washington State quarterback who took his own life …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 19, 2018, 8:20 p.m.
Former Washington State receiver Isaiah Johnson-Mack bound for FCS Duquesne
Isaiah Johnson-Mack, a sophomore, was WSU’s starter at “Z” receiver in 2017 and finished the regular season with 60 catches for 555 yards and five touchdowns.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 9:51 p.m.
Colorado finds answer for big Washington State rally, defeats Cougars 82-73
McKinley Wright IV scored 10 of his 17 points during a late run, George King and Namon Wright scored 16 each and Colorado beat Washington State 82-73 on Thursday night.
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 11:37 p.m.
Winless in the mountains, Washington State aims to end losing skids at Colorado, Utah
Since the Buffaloes and the Utes made the Pac-10 the Pac-12 five basketball seasons ago, WSU is 0-8 in games at Boulder and Salt Lake City. And there’s been more …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 11:43 p.m.
Rocky Mountain highs: WSU’s Drick Bernstine comes home to Colorado, hoping to see Chauncey Billups
The majority of NBA consumers know Chauncey Billups as the All-Star shooting guard who earned Finals MVP honors after leading the Detroit Pistons past Shaq and Kobe’s Lakers in 2004 …
Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 3:49 p.m.
Larry Stone: Bob Robertson’s interview of Keith Jackson was filled with emotion, mutual respect
Bob Robertson, the immortal (and eternal) Bob-Rob, voice of WSU for decades, was interviewing Jackson, who honed and nurtured his own legendary announcing career as an undergraduate in Pullman. They …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Washington State teammates, college football community react to Tyler Hilinski’s death
Through social media, Washington State teammates and members of the college football community offered their condolences to Tyler Hilinski.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski found dead of apparent suicide inside Pullman apartment
According to Pullman Police, Tyler Hilinski, 21, was found dead Tuesday night after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. A rifle was recovered next to Hilinski’s body and …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 8:54 a.m.
Florida Atlantic’s Pat Chun brings fundraising credentials to Washington State as new athletic director
President Kirk Schulz will formally announce Pat Chun at an 11 a.m. press conference Wednesday at the Greg Rankich Club Room on the second level of Martin Stadium, according to …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Washington State guard KJ Langston suspended indefinitely for violation of rules
Langston has only played in one Pac-12 game this season, logging three minutes in a road game against USC.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:41 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent news conference Jan. 16
Cougars coach Ernie Kent reflects on Saturday’s win over Cal and talks about the upcoming road swing at Colorado and Utah.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 1:32 p.m.
Transcript: Conference call with Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys
New Washington State defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys held a 15-minute conference call with reporters Tuesday afternoon – his first media availability since being announced by the Cougars last week. Claeys …
UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 14, 2018, 6:43 p.m.
Reports: Utah State co-defensive coordinator Kendrick Shaver joining Washington State staff
Shaver would presumably be the third and final coaching hire of the offseason by Mike Leach, who also brought Tracy Claeys aboard to replace Alex Grinch and elevated former defensive …
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 10:07 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post California
Cougars coach Ernie Kent talks about Robert Franks’ historic night and how WSU managed to beat Cal Saturday at Beasley Coliseum.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 10:03 p.m.
Video: Washington State players Robert Franks, Drick Bernstine and Malachi Flynn post California
WSU players Robert Franks, Drick Bernstine and Malachi Flynn talk about Franks’ 10 3-pointers and beating Cal for the first Pac-12 win.
Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 9:48 p.m.
Former Washington State receiver Tavares Martin Jr. declares for NFL Draft
Martin Jr., who was cut from the WSU roster in December and had one remaining season of eligibility, announced his decision in a heartfelt message on Twitter Saturday afternoon
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Analysis: Robert Franks pumps in school-record 10 3-pointers to lead Washington State past Cal
Robert Franks shot the Cougars out of a four-game Pac-12 slump and shot them into the win column Saturday afternoon against Cal, burying a school-record 10 3-pointers while scoring a …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018, 3:43 p.m.
Robert Franks, Drick Bernstine power Washington State Cougars past California Golden Bears
When a team’s starting forwards have 44 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists it might be a good sign. That was the case Saturday when Washington State’s Robert Franks scored …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 9:33 p.m.
Former Arkansas specialist Blake Mazza announces transfer to Washington State, will be eligible to play in 2018
Mazza could be WSU’s long-term solution to replacing Erik Powell, the strong-legged senior who earned All-Pac-12 Conference honorable mention honors after making 20-of-24 kicks his senior season, including three of …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 12, 2018, 5:58 p.m.
Washington State quarterback Luke Falk cleared to play in Reese’s Senior Bowl, will wear brace on left wrist
It wasn’t clear if Falk, who missed the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State because of his injury, would heal in time to partake in the Jan. 27 game, or any …
Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
Video: Washington State players Malachi Flynn and Drick Bernstine post Stanford
Cougar players Malachi Flynn and Drick Bernstine talk about the turnover issues and what went wrong in Thursday’s 79-70 loss to Stanford.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Video: Washington State coach Ernie Kent post Stanford
WSU coach Ernie Kent talks about the Cougars’ issues in Thursday’s 79-70 Pac-12 loss to Stanford.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 10:42 p.m.
Analysis: Washington State commits 22 turnovers, loses 79-70 to Stanford despite season low from Reid Travis
Only 2,540 came out to see the Cougars play their first home Pac-12 game of the academic semester and the encore to a promising start – WSU led by as …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Stanford slips past Washington State in second half for 79-70 victory
For the second consecutive game Washington State surrendered a halftime lead and lost a Pac-12 men’s basketball matchup at home, falling to the Stanford Cardinal 79-70 on Thursday night at …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 7:44 p.m.
Seven Washington State players to participate in all-star games; running back Jamal Morrow withdraws from Collegiate Bowl
Morrow injured himself in the first half of the Holiday Bowl against Michigan State and told The Seattle Times’ Stefanie Loh he’s withdrawn from the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl, which will …