Stories tagged: washington state football
Sat., Nov. 2, 2019
It was an exhilarating weekend for the area’s college football teams. Washington State College rolled roughshod over the University of Idaho, 37-0. A Spokesman-Review correspondent in Pullman said that Idaho …
Sun., Sept. 15, 2019
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
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
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
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
Washington State coaches tried a new strategy for pushing Nnamdi Oguayo to new heights – they demoted him.
UPDATED: Tue., March 27, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The food was better at this year’s Michigan State football banquet. So was the morale.
Sun., Nov. 5, 2017
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
In many ways, Beau Baldwin is still in Cheney. Those are still
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017
Call it one of those “Did I hear that right?” moments. We’ve all had them.
Tue., Sept. 26, 2017
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
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
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
WSU sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski came off the bench in the second half and helped spark a wild Cougar rally
Wed., Sept. 6, 2017
Will college football in the Inland Northwest be saved from smoky skies this weekend?
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017
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
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
Mike Leach and Jeff Choate will make plenty of walks Saturday night. Just not the one down memory lane.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
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
Competition never ceases between college football players – on the field, and perhaps even more so, off of it.
Sat., July 29, 2017
Sept. 2 can’t come soon enough for Washington State linebacker Peyton Pelluer and the Cougar defense.