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WSU victorious in double overtime

PULLMAN (AP) – Washington State forced overtime with Nico Grasu’s 28-yard field goal on the final play of regulation, then Grasu hit from 37 yards in the second overtime to stun rival Washington 16-13 in double overtime on Saturday, retaining the Apple Cup – and keeping the Huskies winless. Ryan Perkins kicked a 22-yard field […]

The stakes and fun keep building

Photo: Jay Miller, left and Kelly Hinz have enjoyed a 12-year Husky-Cougar rivalry that escalates each year at Apple Cup time. (Photo courtesy of Gary Hintz). Nothing better exemplifies the ongoing Cougar-Husky rivalry than the annual Apple Cup football contest, which will be played in Seattle on Nov. 24.   Boasting, bets and braggadocio typify […]

‘Alumni Cup’ competition provides scholarship funds

Before the winner of the 2006 Apple Cup is declared on the field, Tully’s Coffee Corporation, the Pacific Northwest’s largest fully handcrafted coffee roaster, will partner with the Washington State University and University of Washington alumni associations to fuel its own ‘Alumni Cup’ competition by selling Crimson Roast and Husky Blend organic and fair trade […]

Space Needle painted crimson and gray

Washington State University finished on top of Habitat for Humanity’s “Tackling Hurricane Relief” contest, which raised a total $164,293.62 to help rebuild homes in the southeastern United States affected by recent hurricanes.The victory means the Space Needle roof will be adorned with crimson and gray paint, the WSU flag and logo, and the message “Go […]

Apple Cup weekend brings wine tasting, more

A celebration of Washington wines will be one of the highlights of WSU’s last home football weekend — and Apple Cup weekend — Friday and Saturday, Nov. 19 and 20. The wine tasting, 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 20, at Ensminger Agricultural Pavilion, will feature more than 25 Washington offerings. Tickets at the door will cost […]