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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 …

Players trying to ignore murmurs about foundering WSU football program

SAN FRANCISCO – It’s hard for the murmurs around Washington State and coach Paul Wulff to not be heard by the Cougars players. But they are trying to ignore it. …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-Cal Game

What went right Nothing really, but the one bright note might have been the running and receiving of redshirt freshman Rickey Galvin. The Berkeley, Calif., native ran for 73 yards …

How they scored: WSU, California

First quarter California 7, WSU 0

Statistics: WSU v. California

For 11-06-2011

Cougs blitz LCSC despite three absent basketball players

PULLMAN – The small crowd that gathered Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum had plenty of time to get acquainted with all the newcomers on the Washington State men’s basketball team. …

Cougars ‘lay egg’ in loss to California

SAN FRANCISCO – After the announced crowd of 35,506 had left AT&T Park to the seagulls and rain showers, the Washington State Cougars tried to make sense of their disheartening …

Cougars have four games to make positive changes

PULLMAN – With four games left in the 2010 season, Washington State hit its low point, a 42-0 thrashing at Arizona State. But the Cougars bounced back and played their …

First Look: Washington State at Cal

The stretch run is here, with the Cougars needing three wins in the final four games to earn a bowl berth.

Cougars hope to avoid letdown against Cal

PULLMAN – It was just two weeks ago Washington State was coming off a strong first-half effort in a loss to then-fifth-ranked Stanford. Coming up was a matchup with Oregon …

Statistics: WSU v. Oregon

For 10-30-2011

Special teams mistakes cost Cougars

EUGENE – It’s rarely this cut and dried. Washington State gave up 15 points on special teams Saturday and lost to the seventh-ranked Oregon Ducks 43-28.

How they scored: WSU, Oregon

First quarter Oregon 8, WSU 0

WSU backs, lineman pick up more blocks, allow more offensive freedom

EUGENE, Ore. – If there was any doubt as to how much of a team game football really is, it should be dissuaded by one play in Washington State’s 43-28 …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game

What went right The Washington State offense had no trouble moving the ball against an Oregon defense that entered in the top half of the Pac-12. QB Marshall Lobbestael, who …

Cougars take exception to negative comments

PULLMAN – Washington State’s football players returned to campus early Sunday morning after their 44-21 defeat in Seattle at the hands of Oregon State and morphed back into the student …

First Look: Washington State at Oregon

Winning may not be a viable option this week, but playing well can certainly be. After the disappointing loss to Oregon State last weekend, the Cougars need to bounce back …

Cougs still hurting: Loss to Beavers, Tuel injury tough to take

PULLMAN – On the bus ride from Seattle back to Pullman in the dark of early Sunday morning, Washington State football coach Paul Wulff pulled out his laptop. It was …

Cougars expect to keep traveling to Seattle

SEATTLE – Playing in Seattle is nothing unusual for the Washington State Cougars. Prior to Saturday night’s 44-21 loss to Oregon State, played at CenturyLink Field, the Cougars had played …

Blanchette: Cougars deserve boos that rained down

SEATTLE – Since they let the fans pick the uniforms online last week, maybe the next step for the Washington State Cougars is to let them call the plays from …

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the WSU-OSU Game

What went right It’s difficult to find much in this category for WSU from Saturday night, but senior Isiah Barton did return Oregon State’s nine kickoffs for 228 yards. His …

Statistics: WSU v. Oregon State

For 10-23-2011

Beavers level Tuel and WSU, dominate all facets handily

SEATTLE – This was not a game for the timid. Or for Washington State, for that matter.

How they scored: WSU, Oregon State

First quarter OSU 7, WSU 0

First Look: Oregon State vs. WSU in Seattle

With six games left and having to win three of those to stay in the running for a bowl game, the Cougars can’t afford a stumble against a team they …

First Look: Stanford at Washington State

The Cougars have to bounce back from a tough road loss at UCLA and show they have built a foundation based on character.

First Look: WSU at Colorado

This is it for the Cougars. The start of a nine-game conference schedule that should get progressively tougher as it wears on.

WSU, G-Prep standout Steve Gleason has ALS

NEW ORLEANS – Steve Gleason may always be remembered most for his blocked punt on the night the Louisiana Superdome reopened for the first time after Hurricane Katrina – a …

Cougars’ crimson and gray will all look alike now

So now it’s “Win the day for Pantone Matching System 19-1543 TC and 14-1159 TC?” Damn, that screws up the rhyme in the fight song. In the color-by-numbers nitty-gritty of …