Stories tagged: washington state football
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019, 10:41 p.m.
Surrounded by a semicircle of his relatives and friends, Gardner Minshew sat back against a folding chair on the lower concourse of NRG Stadium and replayed the events that led …
Thu., April 18, 2019, 6:02 p.m.
Proposal to slow graduate transfer market could affect Gonzaga basketball, Washington State football
A proposal that aims to slow the graduate transfer market could be a mixed bag for local college football and men’s basketball programs.
Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
It sounds as if Mike Leach and athletic director Pat Chun are going to the mattresses to try to rub out the Barzinis, Tattaglias and Cuneos — otherwise known as …
UPDATED: Wed., May 16, 2018, 9:14 p.m.
Injuries pummeled the Pac-12 Conference in 2018 and it’s safe to wonder if the league would’ve put on a slightly better show during bowl season had a few key players …
Sat., April 21, 2018, 10:53 p.m.
Washington State coaches tried a new strategy for pushing Nnamdi Oguayo to new heights – they demoted him.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
Tracy Claeys may not even need to dial up a three-and-out to win over his first crop of Washington State football fans.
UPDATED: Sat., March 24, 2018, 11:15 p.m.
An otherwise dim offseason for the Washington State football team was offered a short window of relief in late January.
UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
For an unpadded, initial workout, Washington State University’s first spring football practice Thursday had a fair degree of game-like real conditions – if the game were one of those miserable, …
UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 11:03 p.m.
The annual predraft ritual of weighing, measuring, running, bench pressing and position drills brought scouts from most NFL teams to Pullman in what offensive lineman Cole Madison acknowledged was a …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 2, 2018, 8:24 p.m.
Former Gonzaga Prep, Washington State standout Travis Long hasn’t forgotten his time with the Philadelphia Eagles
When Travis Long talks about the Philadelphia Eagles, he still uses the first-person plural. As in, “We had some good people.”
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 …
Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 6:46 p.m.
When the Associated Press published its postseason All-Pac-12 Conference teams in early December, Hercules Mata’afa left such an impression on voters that many of them gave him extra credit.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 28, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
It was a couple of weeks ago in a TV interview here that Mike Leach claimed to have booted wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. from Washington State’s football roster “because …
Sat., Dec. 23, 2017, 7:10 p.m.
For Washington State fans who wear that underdog mentality against the Huskies like a badge of honor, you’ve just met your match.
Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, 4:06 p.m.
The food was better at this year’s Michigan State football banquet. So was the morale.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 5:24 p.m.
Stanford playing football in the snow is rare – even more rare than a lackluster day from electric Cardinal running back Bryce Love.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 8:07 p.m.
In many ways, Beau Baldwin is still in Cheney. Those are still
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 11:47 p.m.
Call it one of those “Did I hear that right?” moments. We’ve all had them.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017, 7:02 p.m.
Friday’s game between No. 16 Washington State and No. 5 USC is rightfully being billed as one of the most consequential games of the 2017 Pac-12 football season.
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 23, 2017, 10:40 p.m.
Thankfully, the prelims are over, though USC nearly didn’t get the memo. The Trojans needed a huge fourth quarter for a 30-20 road win over Cal. Now it’s WSU (4-0, …
Tue., Sept. 19, 2017, 9:32 p.m.
PULLMAN – In Saturday’s 52-23 rout of Oregon State, Washington State fans saw the Air Raid offense in peak shape. Quarterbacks Luke Falk and Tyler Hilinski threw the ball 58 …
Sat., Sept. 9, 2017, 11:58 p.m.
WSU sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski came off the bench in the second half and helped spark a wild Cougar rally
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Will college football in the Inland Northwest be saved from smoky skies this weekend?
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 11:18 p.m.
The five stages of grief have nothing on the college football fan’s emotional dance with the starting quarterback. Often as not, those reactions – denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance …
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 11:57 p.m.
Once is a hiccup. Twice is a habit. Three times, well, if the Washington State Cougars were going to lose to a Big Sky Conference team three years running, there’s …
Wed., Aug. 30, 2017, 9:47 p.m.
Mike Leach and Jeff Choate will make plenty of walks Saturday night. Just not the one down memory lane.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 10:57 p.m.
Coaches and teammates all agree: The Isaiah Johnson-Mack that left Pullman in June isn’t the same Isaiah Johnson-Mack that returned to campus in August.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 10:42 p.m.
Competition never ceases between college football players – on the field, and perhaps even more so, off of it.
Sat., July 29, 2017, 5:40 p.m.
Sept. 2 can’t come soon enough for Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer and the Cougar defense.
Thu., July 27, 2017, 8:36 p.m.
When the NCAA voted last spring to eliminate two-a-day, full-contact practices, most coaches gave the decision a thumbs-up. Now they’re scrambling to adjust.