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Cougars ousted from NCAA women’s soccer tourney

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A rematch on Friday between the Washington State and University of Virginia women’s soccer teams in the second round of the NCAA tournament was a far cry …


Whitworth holds high hopes for regional

The Whitworth Pirates were hoping to host the regional round of the NCAA Division III volleyball tournament. Instead, they’ll be facing the host team, Cal Lutheran, in the first round …


Falls fail to stop WSU drinking

PULLMAN – At the bottom of a 23-foot retaining wall, a young man lay in a pool of blood. The fall broke every bone in his face. His teeth were …


UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 23, 2011, 12:05 a.m.

Beavers level Tuel, dominate all facets against Cougars

This was not a game for the timid. Or for Washington State, for that matter. The Oregon State Beavers pounded the Cougars into submission Saturday night before 49,219 at Seattle’s …


WSU men’s basketball starts over

The sizzle came later in Bohler Gym, as Washington State’s men’s basketball team joined with the Cougars women in their annual Midnight Mayhem season-kickoff event.


New ground breaking on Riverpoint project

When Erik Nelson went back to school to become a pharmacist, he faced a long road, in more ways than one. A young father living in Spokane, Nelson enrolled in …


Vestal: Strain at statistics in WSU rape reports

Washington State University is in “very serious” trouble with the feds. The university failed to properly classify two reports of rape on campus in 2007, and the federal government is …


WSU sons followed hearts to Pullman

The bios read more like a road map than a resume. Logan, Utah. Moscow, Idaho. Laramie, Wyo. West Lafayette, Ind. Corvallis, Ore. Berkeley, Calif. Los Angeles, Seattle, San Francisco, Detroit, …


U.S. fines WSU over campus rape reporting

Federal education officials have fined Washington State University $82,500 for violations in 2007 of a campus crime reporting law, including not properly reporting two sexual assaults, the university said today.


Cougars will play Pepperdine at Hardwood Classic

Washington State’s men’s basketball team will meet Pepperdine in the seventh annual Cougar Hardwood Classic at KeyArena in Seattle, the Cougars announced Thursday. The Dec. 22 game will be the …


WSU’s Anderson looks to final hurdle

The first couple of hurdles aren’t the ones that vex him – the minor intrigue of the staggered start, who might be tracking you from behind or whether you’re making …


The new college try

Washington State University’s next freshman class will make history, and North Central High School senior Selena Ward couldn’t be prouder to be a part of it. “I wear a WSU …


WSU expects largest freshman class this fall

Washington State University expects its largest class of incoming freshmen this fall.


Jager hired by WSU to coach swimming

Tom Jager, an NCAA and Olympic champion swimmer who has coached the University of Idaho since 2004, has been named the new head swimming coach at Washington State. “We are …


Raiders select former EWU running back Taiwan Jones

Former Eastern Washington University running back Taiwan Jones slipped deep into Saturday’s fourth round of the National Football League draft before being selected by the Oakland Raiders. The 6-foot, 195-pounder, …


Scott’s hitting helps Whitworth to doubleheader split

Landon Scott went 4 for 5, with three doubles and three runs batted in, as Whitworth (9-12) defeated Central Washington 6-4 Tuesday to open a nonconference baseball doubleheader at Ellensburg. …


Randall sparks Sasquatch victory over Whatcom in tourney

It was a banner day for Brooke Randall and the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch on Saturday at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges tournament in Kennewick. Randall ripped …


USC rallies past Washington State women in Pac-10

Briana Gilbreath scored 19 points and Cassie Harberts added 17 to lead USC to a 74-67 victory against Washington State on Thursday night at Los Angeles. Jacki Gemelos had 11 …


Gonzaga, Washington State continue plans for NCAA tournament

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve. Gonzaga, ranked No. 23 in …


Gonzaga, Washington State prepare for NCAA women

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve.


Lagat breaks American mark in indoor 2-mile

Bernard Lagat has set a new U.S. indoor record in the two-mile run, breaking a 21-year old mark to become the American record-holder at the five distances from 1,500 meters …


Trauma found to hurt learning

An estimated one in four children in Spokane-area elementary schools has suffered multiple traumas – such as domestic violence, neglect or divorce – which affect the ability to learn and …


Wise Words with Muriel Oaks

Muriel Oaks, newly retired dean of WSU’s Center for Distance and Professional Learning, helped bring WSU into the 21st-century with learning dependent on innovation, creation — and technology In this …


Cougs take tough loss

PULLMAN – Heading into Friday night’s Apple Cup-eve showdown with fifth-ranked Kansas State, Washington State coach Ken Bone had one question. How tough was his team?


Wise Words: Retiring WSU dean helped pioneer distance learning

In 1985, mass use of e-mail and the Internet was 10 years away, and most people still rented, rather than owned, VCR machines to watch movies on. Yet Samuel H. …


Allen’s $26 million gift will go to WSU’s animal health school

SEATTLE – Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said Thursday. The gift for the university’s School for …


Paul Allen to give $26 million to WSU’s animal school

Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said today.


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game: WSU vs. UCLA

What went right UCLA’s defense has been playing well, and it befuddled Washington State’s offense in the first quarter. But once Jeff Tuel and WSU’s spread starting clicking, the Cougars …


WSU reports record enrollment: nearly 26,000

Washington State University is reporting record enrollment this fall, with 25,996 students at its four campuses.


Column: In this day, loyalty is great thing to find in a Coug

PULLMAN – Because Brandon Rankin wears the number 5, the first reflex is to assume his appearance in the offensive backfield is the result of a safety blitz. Except that …