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WSU spring football: Peyton Pelluer reflects Cougars’ new defensive goals

PULLMAN – The speed at which football is played will never slow down for Peyton Pelluer, but he’s starting to speed up.


WSU spring football: Freshman QB Peyton Bender makes his push

PULLMAN – Peyton Bender threw six touchdown passes during Saturday’s scrimmage, making Washington State’s quarterback situation ever murkier. Mike Leach engendered a competition at the start of spring practice by …


G&T Blog matters: Nothing for sure with Zags’ stars

Below is a sampling of blog reports from The Spokesman-Review sportswriters. Look for blog items daily at spokesman.com/blogs/ sportslink. 6: Tuesday: You never know. Just like the games themselves, the …


WSU spring football: Freshman QB Peyton Bender makes his push

PULLMAN – Peyton Bender threw six touchdown passes during Saturday’s scrimmage, making Washington State’s quarterback situation ever murkier.


WSU spring football: Cougars’ defense amps up pressure on quarterbacks

PULLMAN – When evaluating candidates for the vacant defensive coordinator position following the 2014 football season, Mike Leach had a general idea of the qualities he was looking for in …


WSU spring football: Cougars’ defense amps up pressure on quarterbacks

PULLMAN – When evaluating candidates for the vacant defensive coordinator position following the 2014 football season, Mike Leach had a general idea of the qualities he was looking for in …


WSU’s Ernie Kent signs two guards on first day of spring signing period

PULLMAN – The Washington State basketball roster will look considerably different after Ernie Kent’s first year in Pullman. After signing guards Charles Callison and Viont’e Daniels to national letters of …


College baseball: Recent play has Gonzaga thinking postseason

PULLMAN – Although righty Andrew Sopko has been one of the most effective starting pitchers in the West Coast Conference all season, until last week he’d never started a game …


WSU spring football: RB Keith Harrington impresses, but must become more consistent

PULLMAN – Flashes and bursts are the images most appropriately associated with the inconstant nature of freshman running back Keith Harrington, whose coaches are annoyed by his inconsistency, but beguiled …


WSU spring football: RB Keith Harrington impresses, but must become more consistent

PULLMAN – Flashes and bursts are the images most appropriately used to describe the inconstant nature of freshman running back Keith Harrington, whose coaches are annoyed by his inconsistency, but …


WSU quarterbacks sharp in scrimmage

The two unknowns heading into Washington State’s first scrimmage of the spring were how the defense would look under new defensive coordinator Alex Grinch and how the quarterbacks would look …


Huskies win game but Cougars already had series

Ian Sagdal blasted his second and third home runs of the season for Washington State but a slew of errors cost the Cougars, who fell to Washington 5-2 on Saturday.


Area roundup: Andrew Sopko leads Gonzaga over Gaels

Andrew Sopko was masterful through eight innings Friday, and Gonzaga opened a three-game West Coast Conference set with Saint Mary’s with a 7-0 win at Patterson Complex in Spokane. Sopko …


College baseball: J.J. Hancock helps WSU edge Washington

PULLMAN – J.J. Hancock had two hits, none bigger than a run-scoring, seventh-inning triple, and the Washington State Cougars’ bats woke up just in time to defeat the Washington Huskies …


WSU spring football: Cougars find punting alternatives

PULLMAN – While there are no punters listed on the Washington State football spring roster, the Cougars must have somebody do it. The group of specialists that special teams coach …


WSU spring football: Cougars find punting alternatives

PULLMAN – While there are no punters listed on the Washington State football spring roster, the Cougars must have somebody do it.


Area roundup: Cougars finish second at Cowgirl Classic

The Washington State Cougars, led by senior Kristen Rue, finished second at the Wyoming Cowgirl Classic on Tuesday at the Ak-Chin Southern Dunes Golf Club in Maricopa, Arizona. Rue shot …


WSU spring football: Graham Harrell imparts knowledge to Cougars’ QBs and receivers

PULLMAN – You can make the quarterback an outside receivers coach, but you can’t get the outside receivers coach to stop teaching the quarterbacks. Or something like that.


Give and Take: Tweets of the week

@YoungTRaaw (Tyler Harvey) THANK YOU to all my family, friends, coaches, for my unbelievable experience here at EWU. One I will forever be grateful for. #Eagle4Life @JacobThorpeSR Of the 13 …


WSU could be going under center more this season

If you happen to find yourself among the small but growing band of looky-loos that linger in the Martin Stadium stands to watch the Washington State football team go about …


Area roundup: Joe Pistorese leads Cougars to win over No. 12 Cal

The Washington State baseball team buried its recent nine-game losing streak even deeper Friday night with its second straight win over No. 12 California, 4-0, in a Pac-12 game in …


WSU safeties in cram course under Alex Grinch

PULLMAN – On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays the Washington State campus once again is awash in the familiar sounds of spring. From the library and beyond, one can hear the …


WSU soccer coach search proceeding

Washington State University is moving “quickly but thoroughly” to hire a new women’s soccer coach, a senior athletic department official said this week. Three weeks after the surprise resignation of …


WSU safeties in cram course under Alex Grinch

PULLMAN – On Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays the Washington State campus once again is awash in the familiar sounds of spring.


WSU soccer coach search proceeding

Washington State University is moving “quickly but thoroughly” to hire a new women’s soccer coach, a senior athletic department official said this week.


Connor Halliday, Vince Mayle stage outdoor Pro Day in Pullman

PULLMAN – Neither Connor Halliday nor Vince Mayle have had an easy journey from Washington State to the NFL, so it was fitting that during a Pro Day workout in …


Three decide to transfer from WSU men’s basketball

PULLMAN – Aaron Cheatum, Jackie Davis and Trevor Dunbar will transfer out of the Washington State basketball program and have been granted their releases, the school announced Tuesday. “We appreciate …


WSU spring football: Competition the focus of Cougs’ camp

PULLMAN – Washington State faces far more uncertainty than last spring, and maybe that’s a good thing. A year ago the Cougars entered spring practice and everybody knew that Connor …


Area roundup: Taylor Jones’ home run rallies Zags past Cougs

Taylor Jones’ first home run of the season – a two-run shot – was the big blow in a three-run sixth inning as the Gonzaga Bulldogs rallied for a 5-4 …


Blog matters: WSU, UI spring football