Stories tagged: Tyler Hilinski
UPDATED: Thu., May 2, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Washington State spring game raises more than $80,000 for Cougar Health Fund, generates conversation around mental health
The 2019 Crimson and Gray Game was a fine preview trailer for the 5,059 fans that attended, but it was also much more than a football showcase.
Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 12:42 p.m.
Members of the Washington State community were urged to light a candle and hold a moment of silence in memory of quarterback Tyler Hilinski on the one-year anniversary of his …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 7:55 p.m.
Hilinksi’s Hope announces merger with NCAA Sports Science Institute to promote mental health awareness
The foundation started by the family of former Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski announced a major partnership on Monday as it continues to put a lens on mental health awareness …
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 8:23 p.m.
New York Times story details how family of Tyler Hilinski has dealt with Washington State QB’s suicide
Since his older brother’s death 11 months ago, Ryan Hilinski has ascended national recruiting leaderboards, earned the distinction of being the country’s top high school pocket passer and collected dozens …
Sun., Oct. 14, 2018, 8:45 p.m.
While most college football fans were ignoring their curfews last year to catch the final plays of an exhilarating early-season game between Washington State and Boise State, Stuart Court was …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 8, 2018, 10:46 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski’s family takes part in flag-raising ceremony prior to Washington State-San Jose State game
Tyler Hilinski’s parents, Mark and Kym, and brothers Kelly and Ryan took part in an emotionally stirring moment before Washington State’s home opener, raising a crimson flag in the east …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 7:20 p.m.
ESPN to air College GameDay feature on tragic bond between Ivan Maisel, family of ex-Washington State QB Tyler Hilinski
The emotionally charged segment will air during Saturday’s show, which runs from 6-9 a.m. PDT on ESPN’s primary network and can also be viewed on the web at WatchESPN.com.
Thu., Sept. 6, 2018, 7 a.m.
It’s easy to sense the fatigue and grief in Dr. Sunday Henry’s voice as Washington State’s director of athletic medicine talks about Tyler Hilinski near a chain link fence on …
Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski was expected to be the Cougars’ starting quarterback this year, and his Jan. 16 death will hang over the program throughout the upcoming season. No matter the wins …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 9:38 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski was far from alone. As researchers have moved beyond the NFL to look at the brains of high school and college athletes, they’re increasingly finding signs of traumatic …
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski cemented his place in Washington State lore in September with a 22-yard touchdown pass to Jamal Morrow in double overtime to claim a 47-44 win over Boise State.
UPDATED: Fri., June 8, 2018, 6:52 p.m.
WSU will use the spring scrimmage as a platform to promote suicide prevention and mental health awareness – two areas near and dear to Cougar players and fans following the …
Sun., March 25, 2018
A panel of experts will speak March 29 at North Central High School during the school district’s second annual Community Suicide Prevention Symposium. The event also will feature a resource …
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:40 p.m.
The portrait of Tyler Hilinski that emerged at his funeral Saturday at Damien High in La Verne, California, was that of a caring and sensitive young man who drove his …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
The exterior lights on the historic Larson Building in downtown Yakima will be changed Saturday to crimson and gray to raise awareness for suicide prevention and to honor Washington State …
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
After spending multiple days training alongside the likes of Wyoming’s Josh Allen and Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield in Alabama, many were convinced Falk had boosted his NFL Draft stock as much …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 10:57 p.m.
The AR-15-style rifle that Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski used to kill himself came from a former teammate, Pullman Police announced on Tuesday.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 20, 2018, 8:19 p.m.
On the day of his suicide, Washington State quarterback Tyler Hilinski went on a run and did it “enthusiastically,” according to coach Mike Leach.
Fri., Jan. 19, 2018
Studies by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration (SAMHSA) show that about one in five Americans suffer a mental illness each year. Additionally, the Centers for Disease Control …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 17, 2018, 9:08 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski’s suicide underscores the need for mental health programs on college campuses, House committee says.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 12:10 p.m.
After news of Hilinski’s death surfaced, members of the college football community took to Twitter to share the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline and plead with people to seek help for …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 18, 2018, 3:20 p.m.
Through social media, Washington State teammates and members of the college football community offered their condolences to Tyler Hilinski.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 11:10 p.m.
According to Pullman Police, Tyler Hilinski, 21, was found dead Tuesday night after an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. A rifle was recovered next to Hilinski’s body and …
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 8:04 p.m.
Ryan Hilinski, the younger brother of current Washington State backup Tyler Hilinski, announced Monday afternoon he’d received a scholarship offer from the Cougars.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:26 p.m.
Tyler Hilinski put on his Superman cape to lead Washington State past Boise State on national television last Saturday. But it certainly wasn’t the first time one of the Hilinski …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017, 10:17 p.m.
Oh, brother! Washington State backup QB Tyler Hilinski had family far and wide watching his epic comeback
The text messages were flowing in from family members and friends in every corner of the country – from Massachusetts, where it was almost 3 in the morning, to nearby …
Mon., Sept. 11, 2017, 5:19 p.m.
PULLMAN – Tyler Hilinski played admirably against Boise State, but he’ll still be Washington State’s second choice at quarterback when the Cougars open Pac-12 play against Oregon State this Saturday. …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 10, 2017, 10:41 p.m.
Prior to Saturday, Tyler Hilinski had attempted 39 passes in just over one season wearing a Washington State uniform. But the sophomore quarterback emerged as one of several WSU heroes …
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 27, 2017, 9:50 p.m.
Cougars’ second-stringer Tyler Hilinski’s role model in football is neither an NFL player or a quarterback. Surprisingly, it’s actually someone on the Cougars’ roster.
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 9:25 p.m.
During one of Mike Leach’s frequent quarterback summits, he decided to call-out the backup.