Sports dummies, I might have avoided the Super Bowl in favor of watching “The Lord of the Rings” for the 10-thousandth time, but even I couldn’t completely avoid the aftermath. It practically blew up the Internet.
An early July trip to Colorado produced an unexpected gift for a walk-on junior college pitcher and the Cougars new pitching coach.
Nowadays, it feels as though I am the minority in that on the first Wednesday of February, I pay absolutely zero attention to any television specials or news posts surrounding college football’s coined national signing day or recruiting class rankings.
She has been starting games at point guard for the WSU women’s basketball team since the end of her freshman year, operating Head Coach June Daugherty’s two-ball screen, drive and kick offense as an expert, yet you might not immediately notice senior Dawnyelle Awa in a frenetically paced Pac…
At home for the Cougar Indoor/Multis Meet, the athletes sporting crimson and gray broke and set new personal bests. There were upwards of 24 personal records set at the completion of the second day of competition at Pullman’s Indoor Practice Facility.
On the heels of four consecutive losses, three at the hands of ranked teams and two that came down to the final possession of the game, it is do-or-die time for the WSU women's basketball team in this weekend's games.
In the Pac-12 conference for women's basketball this year, a total of 12 players on the combined rosters of all teams hail from outside of the United States. Seven of those 12 athletes play for WSU women's basketball Head Coach June Daugherty.
The longstanding tradition of equal support for men’s and women’s athletics remains evident at Washington State University amid national focus and questions surrounding Title IX.
In what has been anything but a successful season for the Washington State men’s basketball team, Saturday could present an opportunity for the team to win its second conference game as they host the Pac-12’s second-worst team, the Arizona State Sun Devils.
A sport as common on the East Coast as soccer, lacrosse is often harder to find on the West Coast. Nestled in the rolling wheat fields, the WSU men’s club lacrosse team has held its ground while pushing for the sport to be recognized by the Pac-12.
International students make up just seven percent of the campus population, yet for the women’s tennis team international students are the majority. In fact every single tennis player is an international student and the team comes solely from two continents: Asia and Europe.
The final indoor home meet for the WSU Track & Field team is a two-day event that starts Friday, Feb. 5. Held at the building shaped like an oversized igloo, the unmistakable WSU Indoor Practice Facility will give WSU the advantage during this sporting weekend.
Perhaps the most exciting thing to happen for Cougar fans Wednesday night in Beasley Coliseum was when a fan knocked down a half-court shot and won $1,600 during a timeout. Meanwhile, the WSU men’s basketball team avoided getting blown out by No. 23/20 Arizona, but never really threatened th…
After hours of pitching WSU to high school players across the country, the WSU football coaching staff finally saw its hard work pay off as 25 players signed their letters of intent on Wednesday.
Make that seven consecutive Pac-12 losses for the WSU men's basketball team following the rock bottom of its season thus far in an 83-50 defeat at the hands of UCLA Saturday.
Endings are never easy, but they feel better when they’re victorious ones. They’re also better when after you’re gone, your name remains.
If the WSU men’s basketball team had any chance of defeating the UCLA Bruins in Pauley Pavillon for the first since 2009, the Cougars would have needed to play a perfect ballgame.
Over two days in Tucson, Arizona, the Cougars marked their progress and made the chips and puts necessary to finish fifth in the Arizona Intercollegiate this past weekend.
After winning every dual match 7-0 before this weekend, the Cougars beat - but did not sweep - Kansas State as they had the previous four matches.
It was a disappointing weekend for the WSU women's basketball team (12-9, 3-7) as it dropped a pair of games to California (11-10, 2-8) and No. 16 Stanford (17-5, 7-3) Friday and Sunday respectively.
A war was waged against the men of Troy Thursday night, but the Cougars proved less effective than a wooden horse as the Washington State men’s basketball team could only compete with the Trojans for one half at the Galen Center.
After falling to the USC Trojans on Thursday, the WSU men’s basketball team is searching for any type of momentum as the team has lost its last six games. The good news is the Cougars’ (9-10, 1-6) next game is against the UCLA Bruins (12-8, 3-4), which WSU won the previous outing by a score …
For the WSU women’s basketball team, it has learned the hard way in its past two games that you cannot win a basketball game against a ranked team with only the third quarter in your favor.
The Cougars will meet two teams they have not seen in a while this weekend. The Cougars face that dilemma this weekend as they play Kansas State, who they are playing for the second time since 1996, on Friday and North Texas, who they are playing for the second time since 1987, on Sunday.
I may not understand it, you fellow sports dummies may not understand it, but athletes are held up as idols to the general population. They are the gold standard, the people others look up to and admire.
WSU Head Coach Mike Leach announced Monday that former Western Kentucky University coach JaMarcus Shephard has been named WSU’s inside wide receivers' coach. Shepard replaces David Yost, who took a position at Oregon in mid-January.
When current Director of Athletics Bill Moos ended his three-year hiatus from collegiate athletics and returned home to Pullman in 2010, it was undoubtedly the best thing to happen to the WSU athletic department. Overlooked for decades, athletic programs here needed a hands-on and no-nonsens…
When the 14th Annual WSU Open Indoor Track & Field meet officially started on the second day of competition, only a few people were aware of it.
It was one of those nights for the WSU men’s basketball team where there was nothing the team could do to contain Utah on the defensive end of the floor. Whether the Cougars (9-9, 1-5) went man or zone, the Utes (14-5, 3-3) seemed to always have an answer which led to a 92-71 blowout loss fo…
After suffering a 21-point loss to Utah on Thursday, Head Coach Ernie Kent spoke about his team needing to play with more toughness and energy heading into Saturday’s contest against the Colorado Buffaloes.
The WSU swim team came out of Gibb Pool on Friday victorious after a 154-100 win over the Oregon State University Beavers. This was the return of Cougar swimming after almost a month-long break.
It was a game of runs on Saturday in Seattle in the WSU women’s basketball team’s 69-63 loss to the University of Washington and the Cougars had difficulties sustaining those of the Huskies.
Over winter break, my dad would try to get me to watch football with him by building a fire in our living room in front of the TV during football games. He knew I couldn’t resist sitting in front of the fire and reading a book, and would use the opportunity to explain football to me.