48th Annual Cougar Sports Banquet and auction

PULLMAN – The annual Cougar Sports Banquet and Auction featuring WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos and former WSU football standout Rueben Mayes is set for Aug. 19 at the Coeur d’Alene Resort and Convention Center.   Cougar head coaches and other former standout WSU student-athletes will also be at the event. Mayes played for WSU during […]

WSU Athletics offers overview of 2009-2010

    PULLMAN – WSU Athletics has assembled a year-end overview of all its teams including academic honors, titles and records. Here are a few stats for the year:   2009-2010 Overall Record: 109-108-2 (.502) 2008-09 Conference Record: 36-69-2 (.346) All-Americans: 6 individuals for 6 awards All-Region Awards: 5 individuals for 5 awards All-Conference Selections: 33 […]

World record attempt to use juiced bat developed at WSU

    PULLMAN – Science and baseball are not two things that many people think of as having a lot in common, but baseball is all about science. On April 13, famed hitter and World Series champion Jimmy Rollins will attempt to break the Guinness World Record of 576 feet for the longest batted ball […]

Forgotten photo links baseball history and research

Special thanks to WSU Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections       Click arrow to see video.       1944 – Eri B. Parker (left), former WSC  mechanical engineering professor, watches Wally Friel try out a prototype aluminum bat. PULLMAN – Sunlight sparkles on the metal barrel of a baseball bat as a teenage […]

WSU pursues NCAA post-season slot

  PULLMAN – The WSU Cougars baseball team is finishing out the season in pursuit of its first NCAA post-season berth in 17 years, as the Cougs take on the UW Huskies at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday, Saturday and Sunday.   Pac-10 Baseball Standings, May 20, 2009 Team Conf. Pct. GB Overall Pct. Arizona State 19-5 .792 – 41-11 .788 Washington […]

Stanford vs. WSU slated for Friday-Sunday

WSU pitcher Jeremy Johnson. Photo courtesy of WSU Athletics   PULLMAN – Rainy weather may have forced WSU and Gonzaga to reslate yesterday’s and today’s baseball games, but sunny weather appears to be on tap for three games against Stanford at Bailey-Brayton Field.   Here’s the schedule for the three Stanford games and the current weather forecast […]

WSU baseball second in Pac-10

WSU baseball is in second place in the Pac-10 after the Cougars won their three-game series at USC Sunday.   The team’s next home games are 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, vs. Gonzaga and then a series against Stanford – 5:30 p.m. May 1, 1 p.m. May 2, and noon May 3.   See a […]

Cougar baseball discounts for employees

Washington’s annual May celebration of public employees will include discounted tickets to Cougar baseball, as well as recognition of WSU employees. Public Service Recognition Week, May 5-8, will include recognition events in Spokane, Vancouver, the Tri-Cities, Seattle and Olympia (see here). WSU employees who have reached 40 years of service will receive a certificate from […]

Kids flock to campus for fun & learning

  PULLMAN — The WSU campus is pretty quiet during summer.  Where once there were students laughing and talking, the dusty sound of landscaping and construction now fills the air.   But hidden away in pockets across campus, there are students of another sort – “pre-Cougars” or “mini-Cougars” – all here to either learn about WSU or […]

Pac-10 opener against Cal at home

        WSU’s baseball team is ranked 25th-nationally in the Collegiate Baseball poll, released March 17.    After winning three of four games against Oklahoma last weekend, the Cougars (13-5) will kick off their Pac-10 conference play hosting No. 12 California.      All two games against Cal are slated for 5:30 p.m. at Bailey-Brayton Field […]