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Cougars knock off first-place California

PULLMAN – Of all the last-minute madness witnessed at Beasley Coliseum on Saturday, one image endures.

Cougars come home after long gap

Every dribble, every corner, every square inch of the Beasley Coliseum hardwood feels like home to Washington State senior Charlie Enquist.

Huskies dominate second half, pull out win over Cougars

SEATTLE – It’s not inaccurate to say Terrence Ross stole the show Sunday afternoon, sparking a second-half burst that helped Washington run Washington State out of Hec Edmundson Pavilion in …

Huskies make it 33 straight against WSU women

PULLMAN – It’s supposed to be the simplest shot in basketball. Yet on Saturday night for the Washington State women, trying to convert an uncontested layup – just like trying …

Daugherty’s Cougars approach next hurdle

Smart coaches beg, borrow and steal from smarter coaches. June Daugherty also bought.

Daugherty’s Cougars approach next hurdle

In her fifth season, June Daugherty’s WSU women’s basketball program has made plenty of strides and the next biggest step presents itself Saturday _ beating Washington.

Levenseller will be offensive coordinator at Idaho

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller will reunite with Robb Akey and become Idaho’s offensive coordinator, a source told The Spokesman-Review. Levenseller’s hiring, first reported by, has not been made …

Report says Levenseller will join Vandals

MOSCOW, Idaho – Mike Levenseller, who spent 19 years as an offensive assistant at Washington State, will join Robb Akey’s staff at the University of Idaho, according to

Trip to Seattle familiar for many Cougars

PULLMAN – There was a time, assistant coach Curtis Allen recalls, when Washington State’s recruiting presence on the west side of the state was so scant that many Seattle-area prospects …

Cougars hope for more from Moore

Reggie Moore knows that to help WSU recover from its offensive swoon, he needs to score more.

Cougars name Breske defensive coordinator

A source confirmed Sunday that Mike Breske, the now-former defensive coordinator at the University of Montana, will take over a similar position on the staff of Mike Leach at Washington …

Buffaloes bounce Cougars

BOULDER, Colo. – If the Colorado Buffaloes had simply continued to miss all of their wide-open 3-point attempts, the Cougars might have had a chance here on Saturday afternoon.

Utah topples Washington State in overtime

SALT LAKE CITY - Brock Motum couldn’t stop shaking his head after Washington State’s most embarrassing loss of the season.

Gregoire to talk about gay marriage Wednesday

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Chris Gregoire will break her silence on an effort to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state. Gregoire has invited sponsors of the soon-to-be introduced bill …

Roundup: Cougar women claw way to 2OT victory over Beavers

Sage Romberg hit a jumper with 2 minutes, 10 seconds left in the second overtime Saturday to give Washington State the lead before Tia Presley and Jazmine Perkins hit free …

Blanchette: Cougars welcome Moore’s leadership

All but the last three points of what once was a double-digit lead had been planed away, and time was ticking away on what was shaping up to be another …

Cougars top OSU for first conference win

After getting smoked Thursday night by Oregon in their Pac-12 opener, the Washington State Cougars knew they needed to change a few things against Oregon State on Saturday afternoon.

Louisville holds on to beat WSU

Washington State didn’t get too many breaks down the stretch but the Cougars kept clawing until an unusual ending allowed No. 14 Louisville to escape Beasley Coliseum with a 75-71 …

WSU women win

ST. THOMAS, U.S.Virgin Islands – Sophomore forward Sage Romberg scored a game-high 19 points to lead Washington State to a 65-52 victory over Marquette in both teams’ opening game of …

Fenter provides foundation for WSU women’s soccer

Matt Potter believes if a soccer player is good enough, she’s old enough – no matter how young she might be. That’s why Washington State University’s ninth-year head coach had …

Area college athletic programs weigh in on NCAA reforms

The NCAA’s Board of Directors passed five major reform initiatives last week in Indianapolis, including allowing schools to supply some athletes with up to $2,000 per year in living expenses.

UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 23, 2011

Beavers level Tuel, dominate all facets against Cougars

This was not a game for the timid. Or for Washington State, for that matter. The Oregon State Beavers pounded the Cougars into submission Saturday night before 49,219 at Seattle’s …

Wulff adroitly maneuvers QB question

Every football coach shudders at the idea of player injury for the usual humanitarian and competitive reasons, though not always in that order. But injury to the starting quarterback adds …

Aztecs’ defense presents mystery to WSU

There is one sure way to identify a college football assistant coach: his raccoon-like eyes.

Sterk admits to some regrets over WSU football

Jim Sterk ran the athletic department at Washington State longer than anyone in the last 40 years and hired 17 head coaches, including the men who revived the flat-lining basketball …

This week’s Pac-12 picks

If there was a lesson we could learn from last week’s games, it was simply this: If you have a winner, collect immediately; a loser, wait awhile, the result might …

First Look at Idaho State

Our weekly First Look at the upcoming Washington State opponent features Idaho State with first-year coach Mike Kramer.

Numbers paint a grim picture for Medicare

This commentary from the Vancouver (Wash.) Columbian does not necessarily reflect the view of The Spokesman-Review’s editorial board. Statistics from senior citizens and projections about baby boomers loudly proclaim that …

WSU secondary focuses on stopping run

When rating any team’s defensive secondary, the first criteria that comes to mind is probably how well the group defends against the pass. But Washington State sophomore safety Deone Bucannon …

Cougars’ athletic department will aid in academic costs

Faced with a $40 million budget cut in the biennium that ends with the 2013 fiscal year, Washington State University president Elson Floyd is looking for help wherever he can …