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Coug freshman Marks makes quick impression

PULLMAN – The freshman brushed flecks of sand away from his body, a reminder of the workout he’d been given in Washington State’s new sand pit on the west end …


Cougars take care of business at first practice

PULLMAN – The honeymoon might not be over yet, but the bear hunting certainly is.


Leach searches for depth as practices begin

PULLMAN – Mike Leach makes it clear that he’s nowhere near satisfied with the depth of his Washington State football team. Developing that depth – or “manufacturing experience,” as the …


Moos, Leach react to Penn State situation

Blame will be assigned. Punishment will be meted. And by the time it’s over, Jerry Sandusky might not be the only former Penn State staffer behind bars.


Cougars announce plans for Australian adventure

College basketball: The Washington State men’s basketball team will travel to Australia for a two-week trip beginning Aug. 3 that will include games against five Australian teams and stops in …


Ex-Coug football player lining up for Eastern

For Zackary Johnson, the only thing tougher than walking on at Washington State was walking away. Johnson – last seen starting on the offensive line in the WSU spring game …


Baseball America names GU’s Gonzales to first team

Baseball: Baseball America on Friday named Gonzaga University sophomore pitcher/first baseman Marco Gonzales to its All-America first team. Gonzales is the third Bulldog to receive first-team honors, joining Cody Martin …


Cougars receive oral commitment from Skyline’s Pelluer

College football: Peyton Pelluer felt comfortable in Pullman. The Skyline High School linebacker built a strong relationship with the Washington State football coaching staff. He found plenty of potential in …


Mönninghoff leaves Gonzaga

Men’s basketball: Mathis Mönninghoff, a 6-foot-7 forward who saw limited playing time in two seasons at Gonzaga, has decided to leave the program and sign with a professional team in …


Highly touted QB commits to Washington State

Brophy Prep (Phoenix) standout quarterback Tyler Bruggman told several media outlets on Wednesday he has orally committed to Washington State. “You’re not going to find a harder worker, you’re not …


After rash of fires, WSU adding cameras

Washington State University police have increased surveillance in light of the recent rash of suspicious fires on the Pullman campus. Prior to the four fires that occurred between May 22 …


Highly rated QB Bruggman commits to WSU

The refrigerators used by Brophy Prep’s football team needed cleaning, so it was up to the seniors-to-be to take care of the old food and nasty smell by 3 p.m. …


WSU Police heighten surveillance after string of fires

WSU Police have increased surveillance on campus in light of the recent rash of suspicious fires.


Eight Cougars to NCAA track meet

Washington State’s women’s team will field seven athletes in three events and the WSU men’s team will send long jumper Stephan Scott-Ellis to the NCAA Track & Field Championships which …


WSU president asks students, staff to be on the lookout

Washington State University president Elson Floyd called on students and staff to be on the lookout for anything unusual after a second apartment community center burned down early Saturday morning.


College roundup: GU whips BYU 17-1 in baseball finale

Marco Gonzales’ three-run double sparked a 10-run third inning and the Gonzaga baseball team whipped Brigham Young 17-1 on Saturday in a regular-season finale in Provo, Utah.


Pullman fire called suspicious

A community building at an apartment complex in Pullman was destroyed by fire early this morning, the second such fire in a week.


WSU’s summer tuition may be cut next year

Washington State University President Elson Floyd said summer tuition may be reduced by 16 percent next year. “What we’re trying to do is figure out more ways to get more …


WSU’s Vasilieva knocked out at NCAAs

ATHENS, Ga. – Washington State’s Liudmila Vasilieva had her season end Wednesday with a 6-3, 6-1 loss to Anna Bartenstein in the opening round of the NCAA singles championship at …


Dale Ford’s WSU legacy still shines

At Washington State University, Dale Ford played varsity football, basketball and baseball – an accomplishment that’s almost unheard of today at large universities. Before college, Ford was a standout athlete …


Blanchette: WSU legend Dietz gets his due

By any reckoning, if you can coach Washington State into the Rose Bowl, they should probably chisel your name on some campus building. If you win it, well, legendary coaches …


Cougars name Lopes as assistant basketball coach

Men’s basketball: Ray Lopes (pictured above) has been named assistant men’s basketball coach at Washington State University, head coach Ken Bone announced Tuesday. Lopes rejoins the WSU staff after serving …


Former WSU star’s disappearance was 25-year mystery

It’s probably the biggest sports-legend mystery ever to come out of Washington State University. Whatever happened to Dale “The Whale” Ford?


Blanchette: WSU legend Dietz validated

By any reckoning, if you can coach Washington State into the Rose Bowl, they should probably chisel your name on some campus building.


Jones’ walk-off homer lifts Cougs past OSU

Autograph-seekers found their man just outside the press box atop the Bailey Brayton-Field seats, an unlikely hero signing baseballs and T-shirts and game rosters.


After helping out former staff, Wulff finds way to S.F.

Uncertainty surrounded Paul Wulff in the days following his firing as Washington State’s head football coach in late November.


Hironaka’s role changes with WSU basketball

PULLMAN – Ken Bone’s desire for a wider recruiting reach means a position change for one of Washington State’s basketball coaches.


McWashington will be his own Cougar in football broadcast booth

Given all the years Bob Robertson worked without a sidekick in the Washington State radio booth, the recent developments in broadcasting Cougars football must have Marconi spinning in his underground …


Blanchette: McWashington will have player’s perspective

Given all the years Bob Robertson worked without a sidekick in the Washington State radio booth, the recent developments in broadcasting Cougar football must have Marconi spinning his underground studio.


College baseball notes: Cougars seek big finish

Yes, Donnie Marbut says, the Washington State baseball team has to win this weekend’s series against Stanford. And probably each of its next two series after that. “I feel like …