SEATTLE — One FBS football game will be played Thursday, when Alabama-Birmingham travels 250 miles south for an in-state matchup against South Alabama.
SPOKANE — For more than a half-century his unmistakable sign off, “Always be a good sport, be a good sport all ways,” was as about as synonymous with Washington State football as the “Go Cougs” slogan itself.
The operating deficit Washington State’s athletic department has grappled with for years is expected to reach $93.5 million by the end of the current fiscal year before rising again in 2021 and 2022 and finally leveling out by 2023.
Pat Chun called it “survival mode.”
The NWAC announced Thursday that it is pushing much of the fall sports season into the winter and spring quarters because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Eisenhower quarterback Kolney Cassel is set to be an offensive quality control coach under new Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich.
SEATTLE — Amber Melgoza had one of the best games of her great Husky career, and still it didn’t matter in the end.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Once he learned what the word meant Tuesday night during a media session at the Chase Center, Klay Thompson said he actually appreciated the “doldrums” that occasionally came with attending college in a remote area like the Palouse.
Mike Leach will leave WSU after eight seasons as head coach in Pullman and become the next head coach at Mississippi State, according to Pete Thamel of Yahoo Sports. The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson also confirmed the report through a source.
SEATTLE — There were a few nervous moments early for the Washington volleyball team in the first round of the NCAA tournament, but the ending looked familiar.
SAN JOSE, Calif. — The most important game in program history didn’t go Washington State’s way Friday evening at Avaya Stadium, even if the legendary coach on the opposing sideline thought it may have.
Washington State had just lost its final regular-season women’s soccer game to Washington 1-0 when WSU assistant coach Jon Harvey came up to his star forward, senior Morgan Weaver from Curtis High School in University Place.
A regular season of highs and lows culminated with a familiar low for Washington State — the Cougars losing 31-13 to Washington at Husky Stadium, extending their skid in the Apple Cup to seven years.
SEATTLE — It has become a mind-numbingly familiar scenario.
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — The Washington State women’s soccer team advanced to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Women’s Soccer Tournament for the first time in school history on Sunday.
PULLMAN — Washington State’s wide receiving corps has been as good and deep as it looked on paper three months ago, when many figured the Cougars had the top-to-bottom talent to match any group in college football.
ELLENSBURG — Central Washington finished a successful homestand on a high note at Nicholson Pavilion.
PULLMAN, Wash. — Mike Leach has vehemently refuted a claim by his former quarterback, Connor Halliday, that a feud existed between Tracy Claeys and Darcel McBath, and that feud is what caused Washington State’s defensive coordinator to resign from his post in the middle of the season.
TEMPE, Ariz. — Washington State football players, usually avid social media users, have been noticeably quiet on Twitter and Instagram since their 38-13 loss to Utah two weeks ago.
Midsummer, I imagine, is the worst time to be a Coug fan. Every number you stumble across tries to remind you that your team stinks.