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Jager hired by WSU to coach swimming

Tom Jager, an NCAA and Olympic champion swimmer who has coached the University of Idaho since 2004, has been named the new head swimming coach at Washington State. “We are …

Raiders select former EWU running back Taiwan Jones

Former Eastern Washington University running back Taiwan Jones slipped deep into Saturday’s fourth round of the National Football League draft before being selected by the Oakland Raiders. The 6-foot, 195-pounder, …

Scott’s hitting helps Whitworth to doubleheader split

Landon Scott went 4 for 5, with three doubles and three runs batted in, as Whitworth (9-12) defeated Central Washington 6-4 Tuesday to open a nonconference baseball doubleheader at Ellensburg. …

Randall sparks Sasquatch victory over Whatcom in tourney

It was a banner day for Brooke Randall and the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch on Saturday at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges tournament in Kennewick. Randall ripped …

USC rallies past Washington State women in Pac-10

Briana Gilbreath scored 19 points and Cassie Harberts added 17 to lead USC to a 74-67 victory against Washington State on Thursday night at Los Angeles. Jacki Gemelos had 11 …

Gonzaga, Washington State continue plans for NCAA tournament

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve. Gonzaga, ranked No. 23 in …

Gonzaga, Washington State prepare for NCAA women

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve.

Lagat breaks American mark in indoor 2-mile

Bernard Lagat has set a new U.S. indoor record in the two-mile run, breaking a 21-year old mark to become the American record-holder at the five distances from 1,500 meters …

Trauma found to hurt learning

An estimated one in four children in Spokane-area elementary schools has suffered multiple traumas – such as domestic violence, neglect or divorce – which affect the ability to learn and …

Cougs take tough loss

PULLMAN – Heading into Friday night’s Apple Cup-eve showdown with fifth-ranked Kansas State, Washington State coach Ken Bone had one question. How tough was his team?

Wise Words with Muriel Oaks

Muriel Oaks, newly retired dean of WSU’s Center for Distance and Professional Learning, helped bring WSU into the 21st-century with learning dependent on innovation, creation — and technology In this …

Wise Words: Retiring WSU dean helped pioneer distance learning

In 1985, mass use of e-mail and the Internet was 10 years away, and most people still rented, rather than owned, VCR machines to watch movies on. Yet Samuel H. …

Allen’s $26 million gift will go to WSU’s animal health school

SEATTLE – Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said Thursday. The gift for the university’s School for …

Paul Allen to give $26 million to WSU’s animal school

Washington State University is getting a $26 million donation from its richest dropout, Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, the school said today.

Vince Grippi’s Keys to the Game: WSU vs. UCLA

What went right UCLA’s defense has been playing well, and it befuddled Washington State’s offense in the first quarter. But once Jeff Tuel and WSU’s spread starting clicking, the Cougars …

WSU reports record enrollment: nearly 26,000

Washington State University is reporting record enrollment this fall, with 25,996 students at its four campuses.

Column: In this day, loyalty is great thing to find in a Coug

PULLMAN – Because Brandon Rankin wears the number 5, the first reflex is to assume his appearance in the offensive backfield is the result of a safety blitz. Except that …

WSU defense shines in first scrimmage

PULLMAN – If Washington State University football coach Paul Wulff was looking for improvement out of his defense in its first scrimmage, he saw it. If he was looking for …

Jones ignites Cougars’ rout

Derek Jones had an inning he’ll never forget and as a result the 24th-ranked Washington State Cougars routed the Southern Cal Trojans 18-4 in Pacific-10 Conference baseball action Saturday at …

WSU bat master sweetens spot for long shot

Cheating isn’t usually what Lloyd Smith, the bat doctor of the Palouse, is all about. But Tuesday, he was looking forward to the chance to cheat his head off – …

The snooze factor

Need another reason to get eight hours of sleep each night? Washington State University researchers say sleep-deprived people make poor decisions because they struggle to remember and interpret important information.

EWU, WSU students stage walkouts over cuts

More than 500 students and faculty staged a noon-hour walkout at Eastern Washington University on Thursday to protest cuts in state university spending and increases in tuition.

Cougs have easy time with Portland State

Ken Bone’s new team, the Washington State University Cougars, had no trouble dealing with his old team, the Portland State University Vikings.

Cougs, crew to be tested at Arena

It has nothing to do with the Mayans or the end of the world, but 3/19/10 has a strong connection with 12/12/09. At least on the Washington State University calendar.

UI employee jailed on vehicular assault charge

Daniel A. Noble, 31, of Moscow, was arrested on a felony charge of vehicular assault after two pedestrian men were struck early Monday morning on the Washington State University campus.

Fall enrollment up at Wash. public universities

Fall enrollment is up at Washington’s public universities this fall. Most of the increase comes from students who decided to stay in school rather than seeking their fortunes elsewhere in …

WSU sets another enrollment record

PULLMAN — Washington State University has set another enrollment record at its four campuses.

2,000-plus sick at WSU

More than 2,000 Washington State University students have been sickened by swine flu during the first two weeks of classes, school health officials said. The outbreak of H1N1 influenza prompted …

Resident’s death linked to swine flu

A Spokane man in his 50s has died of complications from H1N1 influenza, aka swine flu – the second such death in the county. The contagious virus has hospitalized seven …

Another alleged assault victim recants at WSU

A second alleged victim of assault on Washington State University’s Pullman campus has recanted her story.