IF WASHINGTON STATE IS picked for the New Mexico Bowl, as all signs indicate, Cougars living in Los Angeles, Phoenix, Denver, Dallas and a few other cities can rejoice in the fact they have multiple non-stop flights to Albuquerque each day. For those living in the Pacific Northwest, the flight plan to see the Cougs on Dec. 21 is a bit more complicated.
WASHINGTON STATE athletic director Bill Moos has gone public with his desire for the Cougars football team to play in the New Mexico Bowl. “We have to focus on hopefully getting selected for that bowl,” Moos said Monday on his weekly radio show in Spokane. “If not, there are other opportunities out there that are very good.”
TALK ABOUT impressive. Washington State’s women’s basketball victory over No. 10-ranked Nebraska on Saturday was especially notable because it was on the road in front of a boisterous crowd AND because star WSU sophomore Lia Galdeira only played 17 minutes due to foul trouble.
The Washington State Cougars and Washington Huskies will tangle on Friday in a match-up of two schools from the Pac-12.
Washington State (6-5) and Washington (7-4) will both be seeking their fifth conference win of the season.
Coverage of the game between Washington State and Washington will air on FOX beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA.
Around this time last year, Washington State University athletic director Bill Moos was handling the fallout of a near-disastrous first season under football head coach Mike Leach, as the Cougars were in the midst of an 8-game losing streak, while their star player — wide receiver Marquess Wilson — had gone public with accusations of rampant abuse at the hands of Leach’s staff...
Washington State AD Bill Moos developed a routine in response to the nastiest emails he got from Cougars fans during Mike Leach’s disastrous 3-9 debut season last year.
“I answer all of those emails, then I send them to the Cougar Athletic Fund to see what their gift history is, and what their ticket purchase history is,” Moos told The Olympian. “Pretty amazing — about...
WASHINGTON STATE COACH Mike Leach did not veer from his general talking points during rivalry week. Leach did not provide the Huskies with any motivational material during his Monday afternoon teleconference as his team prepares for their regular-season finale at 12:30 p.m. Friday. He also gave his thoughts on UW, playing at the renovated Husky Stadium and much more.
Long Beach Cabrillo (Calif.) athlete Rahshead Johnson took an official visit to Washington State over the weekend and said the Cougars definitely gave him a lot to think about.
The Cougars are an even 2-2 under Ken Bone to begin the 2013-14 season. Come inside to preview Washington State in advance of the this week's Old Spice Classic in Orlando.
The Washington State University Cougars are 5-5 and one win away from becoming bowl eligible for the first time since 2003. That one win could happen as early as this coming Saturday against the Utah Utes, who just lost their starting quarterback, Travis Wilson, to a season-ending injury. With such a crucial win on the line, and it being the Senior Day home game, you’d think they’d...
Washington State has extended the contract of football coach Mike Leach for two years, ensuring he'll be at the helm through the 2018 season, athletic director Bill Moos said Monday.
Leach has led WSU to a 5-5 record in his second season, 3-4 in the Pac-12, as the Cougars prepare for Saturday's game against Utah in Pullman.
That's the most wins for the Cougars at this...
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19 days ago
TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona senior defensive lineman Tevin Hood has all but one quarterback sack this season. Of course, he'd like another.
In its entirety, the defensive line has just 4.5 total on the season, and the team has 14 overall. That's just under two a game. Defensive back Tra'Mayne Bondurant is the team leader with two.
Not a lot of sack attacks going on this...
If Washington State can't beat Arizona, it won't be for lack of time to prepare.
When the Cougars take the field in Tucson on Saturday, they will be playing for the first time in 17 days.
Arizona (6-3, 3-3 Pac-12) is coming off a tough home loss to UCLA last Saturday night, and the Wildcats were eager for another game.
Washington State (4-5, 2-4) has lost three in a row...
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22 days ago
Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti ripped Washington State coach Mike Leach after the Ducks trounced the Cougars 62-38 on Saturday because he didn’t like how much Leach continued to throw the ball late in the game. Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday set an NCAA record with 89 pass attempts in the game, and the Cougars […]
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They say that winning solves everything. However, even after the Ducks’ 24-point victory over Washington State, Oregon defensive coordinator Nick Allioti had a problem — with WSU head coach Mike Leach. The issue? Allioti didn’t like that Leach kept his starters in the entire game, and made his quarterback keep throwing even in the final seconds of a blowout.
Is there anything...