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Reeling Cougars searching for answers after upset loss at San Diego

The Cougars are reeling. How else to describe a basketball team that can’t win a West Coast Conference game on the road against the league’s seventh-place club? The Toreros improved to 3-6 in league play, 10-11 overall, with the 77-74 win in front of 2,463 at Jenny Craig Pavilion, snapping a three-game losing skid. The Cougars (5-4, 15-7) return to Provo licking their wounds...

Hawthorne narrowly escapes shorthanded El Segundo

It was far from a masterpiece. Hawthorne head coach David "Jello" Gray will take it, though. Three games into Ocean League play, Gray and his Cougars picked up league win No. 1 with a 42-38 triumph over visiting El Segundo. The win Wednesday night was significant. The Cougars (5-14, 1-2 Ocean League) won all of one league game last season. The win Wednesday night ties that total...
Via Fox Sports West
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington St women's team loses leading rebounder to injury

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State center Shalie Dheensaw will miss the rest of the season after suffering a right knee injury last Friday at Oregon State. Dheensaw, a senior who had started 50 straight games for the Cougars, suffered the injury on the final play in the 73-70 loss. She leads the team with 7.2 rebounds per game and was third in scoring at 8.6 points per game.
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

BYU football: Cougars announce four transfer signings

BYU fans who follow football recruiting were aware that Washington State running back Bryant “Squally” Canada and Snow College safety Eric Takenaka were joining the Cougars this winter and would be available to participate in spring camp. However, in somewhat of a surprise, BYU on Friday announced two other transfers to the football program, along with the names of seven previously...

Grinch hired from Missouri to coach Washington State defense

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Washington State has hired Alex Grinch of Missouri to be defensive coordinator. Team spokesman Bill Stevens confirmed the hire on Wednesday. Grinch has spent the past three seasons as Missouri's safeties coach. Prior to that he spent three seasons as the secondary coach at Wyoming. Coach Mike Leach dismissed defensive coordinator Mike Breske after WSU's season...
Via AP on Fox
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Houston’s Wearing A Red Helmet With An American Flag-Inspired “UH” Decal For Armed Forces Bowl

Houston is getting patriotic for its bowl game.  The Cougars (7-5) are set to play Pittsburgh (6-6) in the Lockheed Martin Armed Forces Bowl Jan. 2. Both teams will be playing with interim head coaches, as Houston and Pittsburgh will both be sporting new coaches next season in Tom Herman and Pat Narduzzi, respectively.  For the game, the Cougars will be sporting an American flag...
Via College Spun
December 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Hawkinson scores 25; Washington St beats San Jose St 82-53

PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Josh Hawkinson scored 25 points and grabbed 13 rebounds Sunday as Washington State defeated short-handed San Jose State 82-53. Hawkinson made 12 of 17 field goals. San Jose State (2-10) only suited only seven players for the game. On Dec. 13 coach Dave Wojick suspended five players - including the team's top four scorers - for violating team rules. Wojick brought...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Mayle Interview | Wide Receiver Washington St.

DraftSeason: What do you feel sets you apart from some of the other top receivers in the nation?Vince Mayle: I feel what sets me apart from other top receivers in the nation is that I am new to this position and I am still learning and I am still able to perform at a high level just off of athleticism once I learn more techniques and how to really play the position I feel I will...
Via DraftSeason
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State QB Connor Halliday Suffers Season-Ending Leg Injury Against USC

Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday suffered a broken fibula in Saturday’s loss to USC and will miss the remainder of the 2014 season...
Via Athlon Sports
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cougars blank Captains 6-0, take commanding 2-0 series lead

(Geneva, IL) – RHP Duane Underwood got the start for the Cougars and earned the win and Kane County shutout the Captains 6-0. Underwood pitched six scoreless innings, and walked five while striking out eight. Tyler Ihrig pitched three innings to earn the save, and to finish off the shutout for the Cougars. Kane County takes a two games to nothing lead in the best of five Midwest...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State Popcorn Guy Finally Gets His Own ’30 For 30′ Trailer

The other day, Colin Cowherd had a good idea (yes, seriously) when he suggested that the infamous Washington State popcorn guy should get his own 30 For 30 documentary. That is why today we have been blessed, courtesy of ESPN, with this official spoof trailer for ’30 For 30: Popcorn Guy.’ It’s pretty much perfect, except for the fact that’s it not actually going to be a real...
Via Next Impulse Sports
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: The Washington State Flag Makes It To The PGA Championship, Takes Picture With The Wanamaker Trophy

The Washington State flag has certainly been making the rounds this college football off-season.  The flag made its way to Brazil for the World Cup, and now its hitting the links at the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, KY. The Wanamaker Trophy Waves The Flag at the PGA Championship! #GoCougs pic.twitter.com/AMYtlC4QpB — Jason Krump (@JasonKrump) August 5...
Via College Spun
August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Mike Leach's summer: Writes book on Geronimo, catches 350-pound Sturgeon

HOLLYWOOD -- Mike Leach's key to a successful season? "Win one game a week." The never-boring Washington State coach spoke at Pac-12 Media Days at Paramount Studios on Wednesday and gave an update on his busy summer schedule, which included a book tour of his work 'Geronimo: Leadership Strategies of an American Warrior' and the birth of a granddaughter. "...
Via Fox Sports West
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: There Was A Washington State Flag At Yesterday’s USA vs. Ghana Game

Wherever there’s a big-time sporting event and a ton of television cameras, the Washington State flag goes too. The Ol’ Crimson Booster Club, which has been “waving the flag” at events like ESPN’s College GameDay for just over a decade, struck again yesterday – this time at the World Cup. During the second half of the USA vs. Ghana match, you could see both the Wazzu...
Via College Spun
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Washington State Football Getting New Field Turf, New Design

The Washington State football team will be playing on a new field come fall. Martin Stadium and the Rogers Practice Field will be getting their turf replaced, which has been in use since 2006 and 2010, respectively.  Here’s what the new field will look like:  Crimson End Zones. Coming to Martin Stadium this fall! #GoCougs Story: http://t.co/Bv05jkiMox pic.twitter.com/4NN1mfTHj0...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State May Have Awesome New Field Design

It’s not often that you see two different colored end zones, but that might be exactly what the Washington State Cougars are going to do. This is a leaked/rumored image and if it’s true, would make for one helluva football field. You’ll also notice that the on-field numbers have been changed to reflect their uniform […] The post Washington State May Have Awesome New Field...
Via Diehardsport
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU tops Washington State in regular-season finale

PULLMAN, Wash. -- The 21st-ranked Arizona State baseball team won its eighth Pac-12 series of the year with a 6-3 win over Washington State in the final game of the regular season on Sunday at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Sun Devils (33-22, 19-11) clinched sole possession of third place in the Pac-12, one spot higher than they were picked to finish in the preseason coaches' poll, and...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

ASU baseball's win streak halted by Washington State

PULLMAN, Wash. -- The 21st-ranked Arizona State baseball team fell behind by 10 runs in the fourth inning, then brought the tying run to the plate in the eighth before falling to Washington State 10-7 on Saturday at Bailey-Brayton Field. An eight-run fourth inning for the Cougars put the Sun Devils in an early 10-0 hole, but ASU countered with five runs in the fifth to cut the deficit...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State’s Mike Leach Will Sometimes Ask A “Janitor In The Hall” For Coaching Advice

When it comes to college football coaches, Mike Leach is pretty out there. Washington State’s head man has been described as “America’s quirkiest coach,” has an affinity for pirates, and once cussed out a colleague after beating him 42-0.  Sometimes, he’ll seek out the advice of a janitor in the hall, too.  Mike Leach explains why he sometimes seeks coaching advice from...
Via College Spun
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lake County Captains fall to Kane County Cougars, 9-8

GENEVA, Ill. – The Lake County Captains fell to the Kane County Cougars, 9-8, in a tight matchup Saturday. Right-hander Adam Plutko (0-0, 4.15 ERA) took the bump for the Captains to counter Kane County righty Juan Paniagua (0-0, 3.38 ERA).  The Cougars leapt on Plutko early, plating a pair of runs in the first inning. A throwing error by Captains’ shortstop Dorssys Paulinoallowed...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
April 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougars 2014 Spring Football Preview

It only took two seasons for Mike Leach to turn a perennial Pac-12 doormat into a bowl team.The Cougars went to three straight bowls from 2001-03...
Via Athlon Sports
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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