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No. 66 Washington State Cougars season preview

Coming into the third season under head coach Mike Leach, the Washington State Cougars will be looking for their first winning season in his tenure. Last season, the Cougars improved their record to 6-7 after going 3-9 in 2012.  Now in 2014 with eight returning starters on the Cougar offense, Leach’s high tempo offense will be in good hands as the team searches for it’s first...
Via College Football Universe
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Sportsbook Bovada Posts Pac-12 Championship Odds For Every Team

Leach has brought Washington State back to respectibility. The Pac-12 should be very interesting this season, and Bovada has posted odds for every Pac-12 team. Oregon is a favorite as always, and Stanford is right there as they usually are, but UCLA and Arizona State are in the mix for a conference title after good 2013 seasons as well. With new coaching staffs, USC and Washington...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Cougars add linebacker Chandler Leniu to recruiting class

Washington State head football coach Mike Leach announced Tuesday that linebacker Chandler Leniu has signed a financial-aid agreement to play for the Cougars this fall. Leniu, a 6-foot-2, 230-pounder, originally signed a letter of intent with the California Golden Bears. Leniu, who played at St. John Bosco High School in Bellflower, California, had 238 tackles as a senior – sixth...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington State Cougar fans took their school’s flag to The World Cup in Brazil

The World Cup is going on in Brazil and soccer fever has taken over the world… except for college football fans. These Washington State fans not only took a Wazzu flag to the World Cup but also put up this picture on their social media accounts. The dread pirate Leach would be impressed by this […]
Via Throw The Flag
23 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos: Mike Leach, WSU Coaching Staff Caught Some Huge Fish

Last year, in Mike Leach’s second season at Washington State, the Cougars reached a bowl game for the first time in a decade. But to take that next step and become a contender in the ultra-competitive Pac-12, Leach will have to get his players to believe in teamwork – kind of like what you’ll see below. Leach and his coaching staff took a trip to the Salmon River and caught...
Via College Spun
29 days ago  |  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
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Thank you, Washington State, for busting left-lane squatters

Washington state may have already been viewed as a popular future destination by some because it’s one of two states that has legalized the commercial sale and recreational use of marijuana. (Pot isn’t yet legally available for sale, but is expected to be this year.) But Washington state could be a much more fun place to visit because you’ll be able to drive on the highway...
Via Bloguin Best
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Top prospect Trevor Dunbar commits to Washington State

St. Ignatius point guard Trevor Dunbar -- the 2013-14 West Catholic Athletic League Player of the Year -- had his patience tested during the recruiting process. However, that patience ultimately paid off. Dunbar committed to Washington State, earning a full scholarship to play for new Cougars coach Ernie Kent in the fall. Scout.com was the first to report the news of Dunbar'...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 02, 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...
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

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
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