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MONDAY, OCT. 18, 2010

WSU takes a last look at Arizona 19 

COUGARS With the long march to open the season a little over halfway done, the Washington State Cougars are contemplating some changes to the practice schedule this week. The goal will be try to continue the steps toward respectability without straining a roster that's starting...

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SUNDAY, OCT. 17, 2010

SATURDAY, OCT. 16, 2010

WSU trails Arizona 14-0 at half 

COUGARS Though Arizona has moved the ball consistently – and Washington State hasn't – the Cougars head to halftime trailing by just two scores, 14-0. Part of it has been a WSU defense that's forced one turnover, plus a successful onside kick by the Cougars...

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WSU and UA ready to go 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 4:10 P.M. Pac-10 commissioner Larry Scott is in Pullman today and is speaking right now on the Cougar Road Show with Bud Nameck. John Blanchette is over in Hollingbery Fieldhouse and will talk with Scott when the radio show is done, so...

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WSU gives UA a chilly reception 

COUGARS It's game-day morning on the Palouse and it got cold last night – I hope all those RVs are heated. Not as cold as say next month, when Cal comes to town, or certainly not as cold as it should be for a December...

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FRIDAY, OCT. 15, 2010

A busy Friday at WSU 

COUGARS Not only does Saturday's football game with Arizona start the second half of the season, the men's basketball season officially starts around the nation tonight – and in Bohler Gym. The Cougar men and women will hold a Midnight Mayhem exhibition at 8 p.m....

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THURSDAY, OCT. 14, 2010

WSU going extra mile for UA

COUGARS When a college football team prepares for a game, there are certain players on the other squad that demand a plan. Where is so-and-so is crucial in an offense's and a defense's prep work. For more on that, and other items from Thursday's practice,...

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Catching up with WSU 

COUGARS • UPDATED: 10:05 A.M. Wow. You take a day and the emails pile up, the number of stories to link becomes nearly unmanageable and basketball season jumps into the picture. It's overwhelming. The moral of the story? Never take a day. Read on for...

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TUESDAY, OCT. 12, 2010

WSU hits hard at practice  20 

COUGARS The Washington State Cougars have finished their first true practice of the week, at least the first one in full pads, and are well on their way in preparation for the University of Arizona this Saturday. The practice featured a lot of hitting once...

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Tuesday morning WSU links 

COUGARS • UPDATE: 11 A.M. This is an interesting week in the Pac-10, with four teams having byes, including the two highest ranked ones. But there is some news for a Tuesday morning, so read on. • UPDATE: There is a story in SI this...

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FRIDAY, AUG. 6, 2010

Spokane holds off Rattlers, 57-49

Spokane made it a little tougher than it needed to be -- after a trick play went south with 4:15 left in the fourth quarter -- but the Shock defense came up with the last of their four stops, preserving a 57-49 playoff win over...

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THURSDAY, AUG. 5, 2010

TUESDAY, AUG. 3, 2010

Vijil, McCombs won't play vs. Arizona

Back with a Shock notebook, with the first item centering on the team's health. Ben McCombs and Raul Vijil won't play Friday, but the rest of the injury news is more favorable. Read more here. I just got off the phone with Arizona coach Kevin...

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More Shock-Rattlers reading

These weren't immediately available on our Website, but better late than never here is the S-R's expanded game story, John Blanchette's column, Chris Anderson photos, and a short write-up in the Arizona Republic.--A quick scan of the Shock media guide shows that Spokane's 37 points...

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Shock hold off Rattlers, 37-36

Spokane continues to pile up injuries and victories. Those two don't sound like they should go together, but the Shock have shown an uncanny ability to replace injured players while continuing their winning ways. The Shock turned back West Division rival Arizona 37-36 on Friday...

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FRIDAY, MAY 7, 2010

Shock hold off Rattlers, 63-56

Spokane's William Mulder intercepted a Nick Davila pass off the net in the end zone on the last play of the game, preserving the Shock's 63-56 win over Arizona on Friday night.Spokane took the lead 63-56 on Raul Vijil's 23-yard TD catch with 1:24 remaining.More...

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Shock QB Nick Davila has barely been touched by defenders this season. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Shock, sans Sauk, take on Rattlers

It's going to be an interesting night in the desert tomorrow when Spokane faces Arizona. The Rattlers have six former Shock players, including 2009 standouts Nick Davila, Sergio Gilliam, Johnie Kirton, John Booker and Kyle Young, all key contributors on Spokane's arenafootball2 championship team.And news...

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TUESDAY, MAY 4, 2010

Rattlers irked by questionable call

Spokane wasn't the only AFL team that felt there should have been pass interference called on a key play in the closing seconds. Seems Arizona is sending tape into the league office, questioning the lack of a P.I. call on a failed two-point conversion in...

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