Stories tagged: WSU
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 2, 2016, 8:27 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Baseball season comes down to the final game and nothing is better
A GRIP ON SPORTS • With apologies to every other event in sports, there is nothing better than a Game Seven in the World Series. The most grueling test in …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 5:33 P.M.
Cougar volleyball team trying to regain aggressive mindset
Washington State climbed to the top of the Pac-12 volleyball standings in early October with a 5-0 record that included wins over three top 10 opponents.The Cougars have dropped five …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016, 8:14 A.M.
Grip on Sports: WSU’s Luke Falk will make a decision on the NFL some day, but probably not today
A GRIP ON SPORTS • We have some breaking news here. Sources are telling me Luke Falk will attempt to play in the NFL at some point. Read on.
MONDAY, OCT. 31, 2016, 8:24 A.M.
Grip on Sports: Seahawks had no trouble talking about what went on in New Orleans yesterday and that’s a problem for the NFL
A GRIP ON SPORTS • You want to know what is one of Monday’s favorite pastimes in the Land of the Free? Expressing disdain for the weekend’s football officiating. Most …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 8:53 A.M.
Grip on Sports: WSU rallies over Oregon State and keeps a possible epic Apple Cup on track
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The college football season is anything but a holiday. Yet you can mark the time via holidays. And, after Washington State’s wild comeback win in …
SUNDAY, OCT. 30, 2016, 4 A.M.
Doug Clark: Impressive butterfly collection wings its way home to WSU
The last part of one of the state’s largest butterfly collections has been given to Washington State University.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 12:03 P.M.
WSU Tri-Cities holds inauguration for new college
A small car sat in the lobby of the WSU Tri-Cities’ wine science center building. The vehicle represents what makes the new School of Engineering and Applied Sciences special, said …
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 10:40 A.M.
Pullman police: Not enough evidence to prove women were drugged at WSU fraternity
Pullman Police say they were unable to find sufficient evidence three women were drugged at the Delta Upsilon fraternity in early September.
FRIDAY, OCT. 28, 2016, 7:58 A.M.
Grip on Sports: For the Cubs, a curse will be lifted tonight but it remains to be seen if they can actually win
A GRIP ON SPORTS • The World Series returns to Wrigley Field tonight for the first time in 71 years. How long has that been? So long neither of our …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 26, 2016, 8:27 A.M.
Grip on Sports: From WSU to Seahawks and everywhere in between, we’re trying to link your world
A GRIP ON SPORTS • Have you ever moved from one place to another and decided this was a good time to re-invent your image? It’s a habit deeply ingrained …
MONDAY, OCT. 24, 2016, 1:40 P.M.
Student found dead at WSU fraternity house
A 21-year-old Washington State University student was found dead early Monday at a fraternity house on Pullman’s College Hill.
SUNDAY, OCT. 23, 2016, 6 A.M.
Doug Clark: Keep eyes, nose alert for counterfeit WSU gear
Counterfeit t-shirts are the tip of the iceberg. Doug Clark rounds up other counterfeit WSU products.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
‘Trump Wall’ on WSU campus draws hundreds of supporters and protesters
Washington State University became a hotbed of political activism Wednesday when a small group of students erected a plywood wall in the center of campus to show support for Donald …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 6:45 P.M.
Newsmakers: Pistons’ Aron Baynes has surgery to repair broken nose
Former WSU basketball player Aron Baynes has had surgery to repair a broken nose, ruling him out for the Detroit Pistons’ Wednesday night preseason game against the Toronto Raptors.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016, 12:48 P.M.
Rise in crime on Pullman’s College Hill
Reports of crime on Pullman’s College Hill have increased by 18.5 percent during the past four years, according to figures presented by Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins during a Tuesday …
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 19, 2016
Samoan talent at WSU ushered in by Thompson
Jack Thompson made Samoans a hot commodity in Pullman. Tali Ena stood out as a Cougar tailback. Samoa Samoa, a transfer quarterback from Long Beach City College, and Dave Pritchard, …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 3:46 P.M.
WSU student critically injured in fall from balcony
A Washington State University student was hospitalized with serious head injuries after falling from a second-floor balcony during a party Friday night, marking the third time someone has fallen from …
MONDAY, OCT. 17, 2016, 2:27 P.M.
WSU police seize counterfeit Cougar gear on game day
Washington State University police seized counterfeit Cougar wear outside the football game against UCLA on Saturday.
THURSDAY, OCT. 6, 2016, 2:46 P.M.
Shawn Vestal: Why isn’t cutting athletics spending at WSU part of the budget-balancing plan?
WSU has lots of plans to bring in more revenue to help dig the athletics department out of its $50.7 million hole, but no plans to cut spending.
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 5, 2016, 1:25 A.M.
WSU volleyball: Plenty of feel-good to go around for 10th-ranked Cougars
Two mesmerizing weeks, years in the making.
TUESDAY, OCT. 4, 2016, 1:02 P.M.
Animal watchdog group files 4th complaint against WSU
Ohio-based Stop Animal Exploitation Now filed another complaint this past week against Washington State University for what the animal rights group characterizes as a systematic failure at the university that …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 27, 2016, 8:28 P.M.
Panel on race and policing at WSU: ‘There is a cost to change’
Two academics, a former jailer from Spokane and a current police captain from Tacoma led a spirited talk in Pullman on Tuesday about the perceptions of how the public wants …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 25, 2016
Front & Center: Kay Meier brings her science acumen the next generation of WSU-trained pharmacists
Some people know Kay Meier for her award-winning tomato salsa and portrait photography, others for her champion Great Pyrenees dogs. They may have met her at Spokane County’s Interstate Fair, …
FRIDAY, SEPT. 23, 2016, 5 A.M.
WSU students balk at paying higher fees to balance athletic department budget
Kirk Schulz, the new president of Washington State University, has introduced a plan to balance the budget of the school’s insolvent athletics department. But a piece of that plan has …
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 21, 2016
Christilaw: Leach’s recipe for success: Be exception at the routine
Leach is nothing if not entertaining, so anytime he headlines a luncheon you make sure you get the through the buffet line and chow down quickly because nothing is as …
TUESDAY, SEPT. 20, 2016, 11:17 P.M.
WSU volleyball tries to carry winning ways into conference
Three titles in four volleyball tournaments, and a fourth just slipped through Washington State’s fingertips. Receiving votes in the national poll for three consecutive weeks. A 10-2 record, matching rival …
SUNDAY, SEPT. 18, 2016, 7:03 P.M.
Women’s soccer: WSU beats Boise State while Gonzaga, Idaho, Whitworth lose
Alysha Overland’s fourth goal of the season in the 70th minute snapped a tie and sent Washington State to a 2-1 victory Sunday over Boise State in Pullman.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Pullman police probe whether women were drugged at WSU fraternity house
Authorities investigating a report of sexual assault at a Washington State University fraternity house are also trying to determine if women were drugged there.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 11, 2016, 6:12 P.M.
WSU sweeps tennis titles in Cougar Classic
The Washington State women’s tennis team won the singles flights and doubles flight on Sunday at the Cougar Classic in Pullman.
WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 7, 2016, 10:49 A.M.
Decision on WSU alcohol sales delayed again
The Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board met Tuesday in Olympia to discuss Washington State University’s proposal to expand alcohol sales inside Martin Stadium to every area except the student …