WASHINGTON STATE RUMORS

Washington State's Royce Woolridge transferring

With Ernie Kent taking over at Washington State last month, there was bound to be some roster changes for the Cougars. The most notable one announced Tuesday was the transfer of guard Royce Woolridge. Woolridge, a 6-foot-3 Phoenix native, averaged 7.3 points and 2.7 assists this past season, after putting up 11.0 points two seasons ago. Woolridge transferred from Kansas after his...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Woolridge and two others leaving WSU

ERNIE KENT AND the Cougs are going to be major players in the basketball signing period that kicks off tomorrow. Two Cougs – Royce Woolridge and James Hunter – are leaving the program and Washington State has released forward Jermaine Morgan from his Letter of Intent. But this isn’t a case of a new coach cleaning house, in fact far from it. CF.C spoke to Woolridge and Kent...
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
4 days ago  |  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
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Beavs drop opener, Wetzler suffers first loss

BEN WETZLER HAS been other-worldy this season but he looked far more human on Friday in a 4-1 loss to Washington State. Wetzler, who was looking to set the all-time program mark in wins, didn't get much help at the plate, with Oregon State managing only two hits through eight innings.
Via oregonstate.scout.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougs at Nevada on a Friday, ESPN/ESPN2

WASHINGTON STATE WILL start out the football season playing on Thursday and Friday nights for its first two games. WSU just announced the Cougs' game at Nevada has been moved to Friday, Sept. 5 and will be televised by ESPN or ESPN2 at 7:30 p.m. PT.
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Seen & Heard on Planet Coug

WHEN IT COMES to Washington State basketball, Ed Haskins knows the look of success. His big brother Aaron was a mainstay on George Raveling’s last NCAA Tourney team and Ed himself was a walk-on under Kelvin Sampson in the early ‘90s. Today, Haskins is the head coach of the reigning Class 4A state champion Garfield Bulldogs. And he has a message for Cougar fans: Ernie Kent is...
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Ernie Kent returns to Pac-12 as Washington State Men's Basketball Coach

The Pac-12 had a bounce back year in men's hoops this season, as UCLA once again established itself as a power program, Arizona earned a number one seed, and several teams qualified for the NCAA Tournament.  Today it was learned that a familiar face will be rejoining the conference's coaching ranks with the aim of continuing the league's upward trend.In a press release...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougars hoops search closing in

A SOURCE WHO requested anonymity confirmed that Boise State basketball coach Leon Rice recently interviewed with athletic director Bill Moos for the vacant Washington State head coaching job, and WSU president Elson Floyd told the school’s Board of Regents on Friday that an offer has been made to a candidate, but he didn't disclose the name.
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
22 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

New WSU hoops coach in 10-14 days?

WASHINGTON STATE athletic director Bill Moos said Monday he hopes to hire the Cougars’ new basketball coach “within the next 10 days to two weeks,” and prized recruit Tramaine Isabell appears to be willing to wait at least that long before deciding if he will honor his letter of intent with WSU or look elsewhere.
Via washingtonstate.scout.com
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State fires Ken Bone

Washington State has fired Ken Bone after five seasons as the men’s basketball coach. Bone went 80-86 in his career with the Cougars, but has been let go after a frustrating 10-21 season.  Bone had big shoes to fill as he took over for Tony Bennett who took the Cougars to two NCAA Tournament appearances in his three years as coach before leaving to take the Virginia job. Bone...
Via Sports-Glory
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Arizona baseball drops series finale to Washington State

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Trace Tam Sing collected four hits and scored two runs for Washington State, which held off Arizona to secure a 3-2 victory and capture a three-game Pac-12 series Sunday afternoon at Hi Corbett Field. Washington State (6-9, 2-1 Pac-12) carried a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth when it brought closer Ian Hamilton into the game. Hamilton, who earned the save...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Washington St. clips Arizona with ninth-inning rally

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Washington State plated a pair of unearned runs in the top of the ninth inning and held on to defeat the Arizona baseball team 6-5 in comeback fashion Saturday to even the three-game series at Hi Corbett Field. Down to their final out, the Cougars capitalized on an error when second baseman Trent Gilbert was unable to corral a grounder, and Nick Tanielu reached as...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Farris throws complete game as Arizona baseball rout WSU

TUCSON, Ariz. -- James Farris pitched a complete game and the University of Arizona baseball team cruised to a 12-1 victory over Washington State in the Pac-12 Conference opener for both schools Friday evening at Hi Corbett Field. Farris improved to 4-1 and came within one out of his second shutout of the year. The right-hander struck out nine without a walk and scattered nine hits...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Wazzu WR Gabe Marks arrested, cited for misdemeanor assault

Washington State wide receiver Gabe Marks was arrested in Pullman at 2 a.m. on Saturday, according to the Pullman Police Department’s daily activity log. He was arrested for fourth-degree assault, second-degree criminal trespass, being a minor intoxicated in public and frequenting a tavern as a minor. Sgt. Dan Dornes of the Pullman Police Department provided more details on the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss
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