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PULLMAN – Blair Bomber stands out in the crowd he hangs with because his size, 5-8 and 170 pounds, is rare in a game dominated by giants. Increasingly, though, the diminutive sophomore receiver from Whatcom County is standing out at Washington State because of his speed, hands and competitiveness. Mike Leach calls him “gritty” and says he’s faster than a famous pint-sized wideout he once coached.
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The Washington State Cougar Athletic Fund has released a video for it's "Wave It" campaign (which is an obvious reference to that annoying Washington St. flag that shows up every week in the fall on ESPN College GameDay. (What, you thought they were talking about something else? Pervert!) In it, an unsuspecting woman is shamelessly stalked by crazed Cougar fans in their...
MARQUESS WILSON A month ago was being talked about as an All-America candidate, and he'll no doubt be among the pre-season selections when the national magazines hit the stands. But since spring ball began, and again yesterday, Mike Leach has been mostly lukewarm in many of his comments about the 6-4 junior wide receiver. So what’s going on?
NO PREP ATHLETE has clocked a faster 60 meters time in the United States this year. He has two Pac-12 offers, including one from Mike Leach and the Cougs. And his recent unofficial visit to Wazzu was an eye opener.
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MIKE LEACH has made it clear there are three cardinal sins on his team: striking a woman, stealing from a teammate, and using drugs. The recent arrest of rookie lineman Denzell Dotson for allegedly driving under the influence of alcohol sparked a debate among WSU partisans: Shouldn’t driving under the influence, which threatens lives on public streets, be at least as grievous as smoking pot?
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Arizona State is hoping that alumni and other supporters of the athletic program will step up and provide donations to the funding of the schools lofty goals, which include...
PULLMAN—If balance is what Mike Leach wants to see, the Cougs certainly delivered in the last session before Saturday’s Crimson and Gray game in Spokane's Joe Albi Stadium. Meanwhile the D continued to be hampered by injuries, but that didn’t stop them from grabbing some takeaways off Jeff Tuel and the quarterbacks.
PULLMAN — The assumption behind a Mike Leach offense is that running backs get lost in the shuffle and spend most of their time blocking. Think again. At Texas Tech, his backs rushed for more than 1,000 yards seven times in his last eight seasons. They also caught a ton of passes. True to that form, Washington State’s backs have been going all directions in this first spring of the Leach Era.
Happy Friday Cougs, and welcome to Spring Game Eve. Finally we get to see some form of Mike Leach, Pirate-style football action tomorrow - in person, no less. Yes, it's "Cougar on Cougar" violence, which is always a little weird, yet should be extremely interesting. But like we've said before, scrimmage "games" like this are always a little strange...