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Insider Steve breaks down the WSU vs. Cal matchup this weekend. The Washington State Cougars must play every game from here on out like it is their last. Paul Wulff must be open to the idea of allowing Marshall Lobbestael the freedom to be a QB with an open playbook if the Cougars want to grab a 2011 bowl game berth.
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WHAT A DIFFERENCE a month makes. In early October, Washington State appeared to be in good position to make its first bowl appearance since 2003. But after the Cougars suffered their fifth consecutive loss, 30-7 Saturday against California at AT&T Park in San Francisco, there appear to be more pertinent questions surrounding this program.
Rickey Galvin scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth quarter, but the Cougars lost to the Bears at AT&T Park.
LOS ANGELES - Senior All-America middle blocker Lauren Williams was a perfect 1.000 with nine kills on nine attempts Friday as the No. 4 USC Women of Troy swept the Washington State Cougars, 3-0 (25-21, 25-8, 25-16), in Pac-12 Conference action at the Galen Center. The other two senior All-Americans on USC's roster had a solid effort as Alex Jupiter led both teams with 11 kills...
Paul Wulff called out his team for mistakes and mental lapses. He called out himself for poor coaching and preparation.
Washington State's lopsided 30-7 loss at California left Wulff perplexed, angry and embarrassed. The Cougars had what he considered a great week of practice. It sure didn't show Saturday.
''The performance today was not acceptable, and it starts...
The California women's swimming team captured all 14 events en route to a 160-89 victory over Washington State in a Pac-12 dual meet Friday afternoon at Spieker Aquatics Complex. Cal, the defending NCAA Champions, improved to 3-0 overall and in the conference, while Washington State fell to 0-4 overall and in the league.
It was senior day for five Washington student-athletes at Husky Soccer Field, Thursday night. However, it was three Washington State student-athletes who became the fifth-consecutive Cougar senior class to finish unbeaten against the Huskies.
CAL VS. WASHINGTON STATERECORDS: Cal 4-4, 1-4 Pac-12; Washington State 3-4, 1-4KICKOFF: 3:30 p.m. AT&T ParkTV: CSNCARADIO: 810-AMSERIES HISTORY: Cal leads 42-25-5 and has won the past six meetings, outscoring the Cougars 218-91 during that span.
EXECUTION IS THE new buzzword around Washington State’s football team as it enters Saturday’s game at 3:30 p.m. against California at San Francisco’s AT&T Park (TV: Root Sports, CSN California). Coach Paul Wulff said Thursday that the Cougars (3-5 overall, 1-4 Pac-12) must take advantage of their opportunities to give their bowl hopes a boost.
Cal dominated on both sides of the ball and beat Washington State 30-7 on a rain-soaked Saturday at AT&T Park.
In a Pac-12 dual meet, the Washington State swim team was defeated by California, the defending NCAA Champion, Friday.
Insider Steve our man with his pulse on the Washington State Cougars sports beat is back with another edition of the State Of The Cougs. QB Jeff Tuel has probably played his last game of the season, so it will be up to Marshall Lobbestael to be the playmaker against Isi Sofele, Zach Maynard, Jeff Tedford, and the rest of the California Golden Bears.
With thousands watching live on the Fox Soccer Channel, the UW women's soccer team ended its season with a 0-0 draw in double overtime vs. Washington State on Friday night.