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Blanchette: Wulff’s view of his work blurs reality

SEATTLE – As the curtain fell on another Mediocrity Cup, the great disconnect of football at Washington State was again revealed. Today or Monday, Cougars athletic director Bill Moos will …


How they scored: WSU, UW

First quarter UW 7, WSU 0


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-UW Game

What went right The second quarter was about as well as Washington State can play offensively. With Marshall Lobbestael given time, he carved up the Husky secondary to the tune …


Wulff’s future with Washington State hangs in balance

SEATTLE – Bill Moos has a big decision to make this week. The Washington State athletic director said all season long he’ll decide after the 2011 football season ends whether …


Huskies put Cougs in early hole, take Apple Cup victory

SEATTLE – The start couldn’t have been much worse. And the finish wasn’t much better. Add it up and Washington State had lost its third consecutive Apple Cup, falling 38-21 …


Statistics: WSU v. Washington

For 11-27-2011


Huskies find sense of relief in victory

SEATTLE – Before the Washington Huskies hoisted the Apple Cup, they dumped their burden. It’s hard to determine what they celebrated more: victory or relief. They were giddy about receiving …


Cougars’ Rankin gives thanks to ‘Miss Gail’

PULLMAN – The tunnel the players use to walk into Martin Stadium is dark. Such was the case Saturday afternoon, not too long before the Cougars’ final home football game …


Lacerated liver sidelines Halliday for Apple Cup

PULLMAN – Washington State redshirt freshman Connor Halliday suffered a lacerated liver during the Cougars’ 30-27 overtime loss to Utah on Saturday and will miss this week’s Apple Cup. “He …


Aden scores 21 as WSU earns road victory

PORTLAND – At this early point of the season, the rebuilding job that is Washington State basketball is progressing in baby steps. On Sunday night, most of the baby steps …


Aden scores 21 as Cougars beat Portland

PORTLAND – At this early point of the season, the rebuilding job that is Washington State basketball is progressing in baby steps. On Sunday night, most of the baby steps …


How they scored: WSU, Utah

Second quarter Utah 7, WSU 0


Blanchette: Only a snow bowl for Cougars

PULLMAN – The glass can be either half full or half empty, but the bowl, well, there are no half measures. So for the Washington State Cougars, empty.


Cougars lose to Utah in overtime

PULLMAN – There is almost no way Washington State could have come closer to a winning touchdown with less than 20 seconds left at a snow-covered Martin Stadium on Saturday. …


Cougars get good showing from backup players

PULLMAN – For the first time this year, Washington State’s depth was really tested. And the grade for the replacements was passing, but not “A” work, in the Cougars’ 30-27 …


Statistics: WSU v. Utah

For 11-20-2011


Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-Utah Game

What went right Trailing 20-10 with 7 minutes left to play and near midfield, WSU opened up the trick playbook. QB Connor Halliday handed off to Carl Winston going right. …


Halliday fulfills high expectations as new Cougars quarterback

PULLMAN – Jim Sharkey picked up his cell phone. The Ferris High football coach had just remembered a play Connor Halliday made in a state playoff game his junior year, …


First Look: Utah at Washington State

One down, two to go. The Cougars still have an outside shot at six wins and a bowl berth, something Utah has already clinched.


Starting QB job up in the air at WSU

PULLMAN – When your redshirt freshman quarterback throws for a Pac-12 record 494 yards, even an experienced coach like Paul Wulff, not one to praise individuals over team, has to …


Blanchette: Sensational game makes QB talk of town

PULLMAN – Look, it isn’t as if Paul Wulff pulled a guy out of the stands at Martin Stadium in desperation and hustled him into a uniform to save the …


Bulldogs gear up for Cougars’ 3-pointers

Gonzaga’s season-opening men’s basketball victory over Eastern Washington was barely 20 minutes old Friday night, but the Bulldogs already knew what would be on the list of drills for tonight’s …


QB has biggest day for Coug freshman

PULLMAN – Welcome to the Pac-12, Connor Halliday. As conference debuts go, there can’t have been many better than the one Washington State’s redshirt freshman quarterback put up Saturday night …


Statistics: WSU v. Arizona State

For 11-13-2011


Blanchette: Ex-Cougar Gleason embraces his biggest challenge

PULLMAN – An uncommon exhilaration coursed through the campus at Washington State the week before classes broke for Thanksgiving 1997. The Apple Cup approached and the Cougars were writing preposterous …


How they scored: Arizona State v. Washington State

First quarter ASU 7, WSU 0


Cougars encounter rare snow during game

PULLMAN – Sometime around 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Dennis Erickson probably rediscovered why he’s happy coaching in Tempe instead of Moscow, Laramie, Pullman or even Seattle. That’s when it started snowing …


Shadle Park’s Boese joins talented WSU class

PULLMAN – Brett Boese put his signature on his national letter of intent on Wednesday, following in the footsteps of his uncle, Jim Meredith, who was on hand to watch …


Pac-12 keeps its eyes on WSU’s Locker

PULLMAN – It started with a big hit against Stanford, one deemed legal by the officials. Andrew Luck’s third-down pass, Casey Locker’s pads and Chris Owusu’s upper arms all arrived …


Cougars must win out to end bowl drought

PULLMAN – After Saturday’s deflating 30-7 defeat at the hands of a California team that came in sporting a .500 overall record and tied with Washington State at the bottom …