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June 19, 2017, 6:58 p.m.
Ernie Kent added yet another talent collector to his basketball staff, announcing that Elwyn McRoy has been hired as the Washington State men’s basketball team’s recruiting coordinator.

June 15, 2017, 6:09 p.m.
Here is a little insight into the current fundraising strategy for Washington State Athletics, which is not entirely unlike fraternity recruitment: It’s all about the pledges.

June 14, 2017, 5:45 p.m.
When talent and an unmatched work ethic merge great things can happen. And they have for former Greater Spokane League standout Drew Rasmussen, who was selected by the Tampa Bay Rays 31st overall in the 2017 Major League Baseball Draft on Monday.

June 13, 2017, 10:27 p.m.
Washington State has set its nonconference football schedules through 2021, and secured some high-profile opponents after that as well.

June 9, 2017, 4:48 p.m.
The Washington State men’s basketball team received some immediate frontcourt help on Friday with the news that North Dakota forward Drick Bernstine will play his final collegiate year in Pullman.

June 5, 2017, 5:55 p.m.
Washington State and the University of Houston have agreed to a two-year series between the football teams that will begin in 2019. WSU will visit Houston on Sept. 14, 2019, with the other Cougars making the return trip on Sept. 12, 2020.

June 3, 2017, 10:25 p.m.
Melissa Kirkland and her friends spent Saturday hiking and wondering who they would run into later that night night when the Seattle Mariners hosted Gonzaga Night.

May 31, 2017, 1:07 p.m.
Washington State will play five home games during the month of September and at least three of them will be played under the Martin Stadium lights.

May 30, 2017, 5:27 p.m.
The Washington State Cougars faced a host of formidable players during last year's Pac-12 slate, but due to injuries, suspensions and scheduling situations also missed out on playing some of the conference's best talent.

May 28, 2017, 6:52 p.m.
The pipeline from Utah to Washington State’s offensive backfield won’t end with Luke Falk. Four-star quarterback recruit Cammon Cooper announced on Sunday that he intends to play for the Cougars and continue the Beehive State’s presence in the Air Raid offense.

May 26, 2017, 12:44 p.m.
Washington State basketball legend Bennie Seltzer is returning to Pullman as an assistant coach, rounding out men’s head coach Ernie Kent’s staff. Seltzer, the school’s all-time assists leader, is now a 20-year coaching veteran and comes to Pullman from Loyola Chicago, where he was an assistant coach for the team that defeated the Cougars in the final game of the Paradise Jam on Nov. 21.

May 24, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Top-seeded No. 22 Gonzaga will take the first step toward securing a guaranteed berth to the NCAA Tournament at 3 p.m. Thursday when it faces fourth-seeded Saint Mary’s in the first game of the West Coast Conference baseball championships.

May 23, 2017, 4:37 p.m.
Gonzaga coach Mark Machtolf was named the West Coast Conference’s baseball Coach of the Year on Tuesday, one of many such honors for the Zags, who wrapped up their second consecutive WCC title last weekend.

May 23, 2017, 4:23 p.m.
Few people knew Cortez Kennedy, the Pro Football Hall of Famer who died at age 48 on Tuesday, better than Dennis Erickson, who coached Kennedy at the University of Miami and the Seattle Seahawks.

May 22, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Former Washington State forward Josh Hawkinson is one of six players who will work out for the Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday, May 23rd.

May 22, 2017, 5:36 p.m.
Every year the Lott IMPACT Trophy is given to the defensive college football player whose blend of athletic prowess and high character best embodies the spirit of Pro Football Hall of Famer Ronnie Lott.

May 20, 2017, 3:51 p.m.
Tom Rinaldi knows there will be skeptics. He expects some cynics who doubt that this is the time, finally, when Ryan Leaf has cleaned up his act for good.

May 20, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
At 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night the Gonzaga Bulldogs and No. 18 BYU Cougars will play for the West Coast Conference baseball championship in Spokane’s Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field. In order to defend its regular season title, GU (30-17, 19-7 WCC) needs to complete a three-game sweep over league-leading BYU (33-17, 20-6). The Zags entered this weekend in a tie for third-place with Loyola Marymount, but have almost caught up to the Cougars by beating them 10-2 and 10-4 at.

May 19, 2017, 3:46 p.m.
Former University of Idaho and NFL football player Wayne Walker died on Friday from complications from Parkinson’s disease.

May 17, 2017, 8:30 p.m.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs still control their own destiny, but they will have to be perfect.

May 16, 2017, 8:16 p.m.
Washington State Cougars defensive back Grant Porter and Allison Schomburg were given Lifesaving Awards by the Pullman City Council on Tuesday in honor of their actions last week when they intervened as a 24-year-old man attempted suicide.

May 16, 2017, 6:03 p.m.
Kyrin Priester came to Washington State in search of a second chance. He leaves now needing a fourth opportunity after being dismissed by the Cougars coaching staff for a second time.

May 14, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
A lot of talented football players left the Pac-12 after the 2016 season, including 36 that were selected in the NFL draft and a slew of other college stars.

May 13, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
If Grant Porter never scores a touchdown or intercepts a pass, he will still be a success at Washington State.

May 13, 2017, 11:41 a.m.
A proposal to allow redshirting freshmen to play up to four football games while still saving their eligibility has college football’s tastemakers dreaming of previously unseen players being unleashed in bowl games.