SATURDAY, DEC. 27, 2014
MONDAY, DEC. 22, 2014
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014, 4:50 p.m.
I can confirm that freshman cornerback Kevin Griffin has left the Washington State football program, as indicated on his Twitter account. Griffin played in three games this past season and made his first and only start in WSU's win at Oregon State. He finishes his...
Mon., Dec. 22, 2014, 6 a.m.
The Washington State men finished out the semester on a high note, handily beating a depleted San Jose State squad. Here are postgame videos of Ernie Kent and some players. There was more that happened yesterday, and I'm assuming you were all caught up in...
MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
Mon., March 31, 2014, 11:03 a.m.
From Pullman -- Bill Moos joined Cougar Calls with Bud Nameck on Monday for his weekly radio appearance. You can listen to the podcast when it's put up here, and we've put together some highlights after the jump. ...
SATURDAY, MARCH 29, 2014
Sat., March 29, 2014, 1:12 p.m.
From Pullman -- Forgive me if today's practice report isn't as meaty as Thursday's and ones to follow. During practice some basketball news was happening that proved to be more than a little distracting. Still, I think we got most of it. There were a...
FRIDAY, FEB. 14, 2014
Fri., Feb. 14, 2014, 7 a.m.
From Pullman -- Earlier this week WSU coach Mike Leach spoke to ESPN’s Ted Miller about a proposed NCAA rule change that would prevent offense from snapping the ball during the play clock’s first 11 seconds to allow defenses an opportunity to substitute player. On...
FRIDAY, FEB. 7, 2014
Fri., Feb. 7, 2014, 7:21 p.m.
UPDATE (8:11 p.m.) -- Apodaca confirmed that he has left the program, more from the quarterback after the jump. Independent sources have told the Spokesman-Review that quarterback Austin Apodaca is no longer a member of the Washington State football program. No reason for Apodaca's departure...
THURSDAY, JAN. 23, 2014
Thu., Jan. 23, 2014, 3:48 p.m.
From Pullman -- In today's Spokesman-Review I had an article about the impact recent NCAA rules changes regarding hand checking and offensive charges have had on undersized posts. Tighter hand-checking rules drive offensive players toward the basket, and the new charge rules make it tougher...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 22, 2014
Wed., Jan. 22, 2014, 11:10 a.m.
With signing day fast approaching, college football coaches are scrambling to fill out their 2014 recruiting classes. While these last couple weeks can be a whirlwind of activity, Washington State has received verbal pledges from a number of recruits, and only have a few spots...
TUESDAY, JAN. 21, 2014
Tue., Jan. 21, 2014, 12:50 p.m.
From Pullman -- Washington State men's basketball coach Ken Bone provided an update on injured player DaVonte Lacy during Tuesday's teleconference. Lacy, WSU's leading scorer at 17.7 points per game, has been out since the ASU game with a rib injury. Doctors told him at...
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 15, 2014
Wed., Jan. 15, 2014, 3:18 p.m.
On Monday we reported that the Washington State football team was set to welcome six new student-athletes who enrolled for Spring semester. Today, the school formally announced the new roster additions. “This is a very good start to our 2014 signing class,” said coach Mike...
TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2014
Tue., Jan. 14, 2014, 6 a.m.
From Pullman -- Yesterday was the start of called for Spring semester at Washington State and the students were back on campus. That includes six new Cougars who enrolled for Spring quarter (although apparently Calvin Green is arriving today). In the morning, Bud Nameck hosted...
MONDAY, JAN. 13, 2014
Mon., Jan. 13, 2014, 8:15 a.m.
From Pullman -- Six new players are expected to join the Washington State football program today, with Markell Sanders, Marcellus Pippins, Dylan Hanser, Nick Begg, Calvin Green and Sean Krepsz all set to become Cougars. Sanders, Hanser, Begg and Krepsz are already listed in the...
SUNDAY, JAN. 12, 2014
FRIDAY, JAN. 10, 2014
Fri., Jan. 10, 2014, 3:56 p.m.
From Pullman -- Apart from a brief appearance against Arizona State, the Washington State men's basketball team has been without leading scorer DaVonte Lacy since the Cougars' loss to UTEP on December 21. During shoot around before their next game against Mississippi Valley State, Lacy...
TUESDAY, JAN. 7, 2014
Tue., Jan. 7, 2014, 6 a.m.
From Pullman -- Yesterday Bill Moos appeared on Cougar Calls and WSU coach Mike Leach made a guest appearance. We've transcribed some of the highlights. While the call was centered on football, Moos also touched on the men's and women's basketball teams. We've got a...
SUNDAY, JAN. 5, 2014
SATURDAY, JAN. 4, 2014
Sat., Jan. 4, 2014, 5:26 p.m.
From Tempe -- Washington State's 60-25 loss at Arizona on Thursday certainly wasn't ideal. But in a conference like the Pac-12, a road split is always a success, no matter how bad the loss was. With a win tomorrow at Arizona State, the Cougars will...
FRIDAY, JAN. 3, 2014
Fri., Jan. 3, 2014, 1:39 a.m.
From Tucson -- A perfect storm of injured players, anemic shooting, a hostile crowd and great defense combined as the Cougars had a historically bad offensive night. 25 points. Says it all, really. Still, WSU coach Ken Bone and the players requested by reporters came...
THURSDAY, JAN. 2, 2014
MONDAY, DEC. 30, 2013
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
From Pullman -- Davonte Lacy is back from the hospital and his coaches say he's in good spirits. He even participated in Monday's practice, albeit as a manager for the WSU men's basketball team. "As of now he's up and about, he came home from...
Mon., Dec. 30, 2013, 12:52 p.m.
Washington State football coach Mike Leach will make a guest appearance on Gridiron Outdoors with Mike Pawlawski on the Outdoor Channel. In the show Pawlawski, a former professional quarterback, and his guests venture into the wild to pursuit wild species. Former guests include Urban Meyer,...
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