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UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

FCS Playoffs: Weber State outlasts Montana 17-10 in quarterfinals

Ja’Kobe Harris blocked a punt and recovered it in the end zone early in the fourth quarter and No. 3 seed Weber State beat No. 6 seed Montana 17-10 in …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Mason Peatling, Eastern Washington down Multnomah, Justin Martin in record-breaking rout

EWU forward Mason Peatling – whose 6-foot-8 frame towered over most of the diminutive Lions – scored a conference- and school-record 54 points in just 23 minutes of work.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Area roundup

Sophomore guard Nate Pryor scored a game-high 32 points as host North Idaho defeated South Puget Sound 111-82 Friday night in the North Idaho College Crossover in Coeur d’Alene.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Bowl practices serve as prelude to 2020 quarterback competition at Washington State

Not since 2017, Luke Falk’s senior season, have the Cougars entered the offseason with total clarity at quarterback. The questions will outnumber the answers this offseason, too, but the nearly …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Gonzaga back on the road for huge challenge against No. 15 Arizona

With full respect to the Huskies and Tar Heels, No. 6 Gonzaga’s assignment Saturday night in the desert is probably the toughest matchup, on paper and in reality, on its …


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

As strong nonconference campaign nears end, Gonzaga women won’t look past struggling Texas Southern

With only three games left, the Gonzaga women are cruising along to one of the best nonconference seasons in program history.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Gonzaga-Arizona key matchup: Ryan Woolridge draws another tough matchup against Nico Mannion

A big game calls for a bonus key matchup.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 13, 2019

Former Washington State DC Tracy Claeys accepts position to coach Virginia Tech LBs

Nearly two months after his abrupt resignation from Washington State, former Cougars defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys has found his next job, as a position coach in the Atlantic Coast Conference.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Mike Iupati’s NFL career – one grand NFC West tour – has taken the ex-Idaho guard back home to the Pacific Northwest

Mike Iupati didn’t plan on making his professional football career one grand tour of the NFC West, but when his contract expired with the Arizona Cardinals last spring, the veteran …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Former Arizona State linebacker Ely Doyle commits to Eastern Washington

Former Arizona State safety and linebacker Ely Doyle announced his commitment to EWU on Twitter on Wednesday after spending his first two seasons with the Sun Devils.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Georgia’s Rodrigo Blankenship claims Lou Groza Award, beating out Washington State’s Blake Mazza, Iowa’s Keith Duncan

Mazza, one of three finalists for the Lou Groza Award, presented to the nation’s top kicker, lost out to Georgia’s Rodrigo Blankenship. Iowa’s Keith Duncan was the third finalist for …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Last time Washington, Boise State met in Las Vegas, Bishop Sankey ruled

Bishop Sankey earned MVP honors in a game he didn’t win. In the seven years since, the ex-Husky running back has also earned a degree, as well as an opportunity …


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

Wide receiver from San Diego becomes 19th player to pledge to Washington State in 2020 class

Keyshawn Smith, a 6-foot, 165-pound wide receiver from Lincoln High in San Diego, pledged to the Cougars Thursday afternoon. Smith and at least 18 other high school prospects are expected …


Trio of Washington State players named to Associated Press All-Pac-12 teams

Similar to the coaches, the Pac-12’s writers collectively agreed Washington State had the top kicker in the conference this year, voting Blake Mazza to the Associated Press All-Pac-12 First Team.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 12, 2019

AP Player of the Year: QB Joe Burrow, first winner from LSU

LSU quarterback Joe Burrow is The Associated Press college football player of the year in a landslide.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Former Eastern Washington center Spencer Blackburn honored among college football’s best

Spencer Blackburn was in elite company.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

Former Eastern Washington coach Beau Baldwin announced as Cal Poly head coach

Baldwin spent the past three seasons as the offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach at California.


Hawaiian defensive back Alaka’i Gilman decommits from Washington State

A promising defensive back prospect from the Hawaiian islands has chosen to reopen his recruitment six months after committing to Washington State.


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Washington State linebacker Dominick Silvels announces decision to enter transfer portal

Dominick Silvels, a Washington State linebacker who led the Cougars in sacks last year but missed the entirety of the 2019 season with undisclosed personal issues, has entered the transfer …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Washington State’s Blake Mazza named to All-Pac-12 first team; Spokane’s Evan Weaver earns top defensive honor

Despite boasting the league’s most potent scoring attack at 39.2 points per game, Washington State didn’t place an offensive player on the All-Pac-12 first team, but eight Cougars were named …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 10, 2019

Three-star offensive line prospect from Utah commits to Washington State

Almost one week before national signing day, Mason Miller and Washington State apparently have added another piece to their offensive line, receiving a commitment from Utah offensive tackle Rodrick Tialavea.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Gonzaga rewind: Anton Watson makes speedy return from ‘bad’ ankle sprain

Watson returned to the court for limited duty in the Zags’ 83-76 road win over Washington on Sunday with mom and dad in the stands, roughly a week and a …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

WSU’s Morgan Weaver, Makamae Gomera-Stevens called up to U.S. senior national team

Morgan Weaver and Makamae Gomera-Stevens, forwards who combined to score 20 goals for the Cougars this season, were called up as fill-ins after two other players, forward Madison Haley and …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Brandon Arconado becomes first Washington State first-team Academic All-American since 2010

Washington State’s Brandon Arconado was named Monday to the Academic All-America First Team by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Monday, a distinction given to only 25 football …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 9, 2019

Fresh off victory over Washington, Gonzaga moves up to No. 6 in AP poll

Gonzaga made a move in the AP Top 25 and in ESPN.com’s latest bracketology. The Zags (10-1) climbed from ninth to sixth in the AP rankings following Sunday’s 83-76 road …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

Analysis: Late 3s by Killian Tillie, Joel Ayayi help Gonzaga hold off Washington in crunch time

Tillie’s 29-footer, which he basically made look routine, triggered a series of clutch plays by No. 9 Gonzaga in the final 3 minutes that carried the Zags past No. 22 …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

Jacob Davison’s 39-point outburst helps Eastern Washington surge past North Dakota

Eastern Washington has three weeks before its Big Sky Conference slate opens, but Jacob Davison’s league MVP candidacy is well underway.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

Gonzaga-Washington: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 83-76 victory over the Huskies

Offensive MVP, defensive MVP and key moment from Gonzaga’s win against Washington in Seattle.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

TV Take: Bill Walton’s thoughts wandered, found way back to court late as Gonzaga holds off challenge from Washington

It was obvious Sunday that the Gonzaga Bulldogs had a point – or points – to make in their 83-76 victory over host Washington, the Zags’ sixth consecutive win over …


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 8, 2019

No. 18 Gonzaga women use balance on offense, stifling defense to down Washington State

LeeAnne Wirth led all scorers with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Gonzaga. Jill Townsend backed her up with 14 points for the Bulldogs, hitting 3 of 4 3-point attempts. …