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‘We got no troubles, life is the bubbles…’
January 11, 2017

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University alumnus Larry Yount, class of 1975, was scuba diving in Cayman Brac shortly before taking his grandson to watch WSU football compete in the Holiday Bowl.

No awards, but ‘Volunteers’ a favorite of Cougs
February 24, 2011




What’s your choice
for Movie of the Year?


The 2011 Academy Awards is scheduled for Sunday, Feb. 27. Take the WSU Today Poll and vote for your selection for Movie of the Year. The poll is located on the right side of WSU Today front page.

When loyal Cougars talk about motion pictures, many mention the 1985 movie “Volunteers” starring Tom Hanks and the late John Candy.


It is loved by them for Candy’s portrayal of WSU engineering graduate Tom Tuttle from Tacoma. It includes singing of the “WSU Fight Song” … » More …

NCAA rules two Cougar student-athletes ineligible
July 27, 2010

PULLMAN – The NCAA has ruled WSU student-athlete Dan Spitz ineligible for the first nine games of the 2010 season for violating the NCAA’s banned substance use policy.


Spitz, a redshirt sophomore defensive tackle on the Cougar football team, will be allowed to practice with the team throughout the season. Under the NCAA’s program, failure to comply with the policy results in the student-athlete being withheld from competition in all sports for a minimum of 365 days. Spitz will be eligible to compete for the Cougars when they host California, Nov. 6.


“Dan made a mistake and he is paying a very large … » More …

Cougar Pre-Law Day to advise students what law is all about
September 30, 2009

PULLMAN – Cougar Pre-Law Day will give WSU students an opportunity to find out what law school is all about. The workshops will be from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 2, in CUE 518.

Experts from different areas of law – admissions officers, law students and legal professionals – will speak about how to prepare for law school, what law school is really like and how different fields of law compare to each other.

Representatives from Gonzaga University, Seattle University, University of Idaho, University of Oregon, University of Washington and Willamette University will also be available for students to speak … » More …

Football team adds to community clean-up
May 5, 2009

PULLMAN – Showing their pride in Pullman, Washington State University Cougar football team players and coaches picked up litter at different locations around the city on Friday afternoon, May 1.


Their effort — a special addition to Cougar Pride Days held in April – included players (l-r) Daniel Simmons, Ontario, Calif.; Shane Thomas, Spokane; and Eric Block, Bellevue, picking up litter in shrubbery along Grand Avenue near FedEx Kinko’s and Golden Teriyaki. In addition to litter pickup, the Cougars handed out WSU 2009 football posters and schedule cards to Pullman business owners and customers.


Photo by Tim Marsh, WSU University Relations

Cougar football at Baylor moved to Friday
September 12, 2008

PULLMAN  – WSU has moved its football game against Baylor up to Friday, Sept. 12, and will kickoff at 7:30 p.m. CDT in order to avoid complications caused by the approach of Hurricane Ike to the Texas Coast this weekend.

The game, originally scheduled to be played Saturday at 11:30 a.m. and to be televised nationally on FSN, posed potential travel problems to fans, to the Washington State travel party, as well as to FSN’s crew, the large majority of whom are from the Greater Houston area.

“We looked at all alternatives to be able to play this game,” said Washington State University Director of … » More …

Cougars to play first NCAA game today
March 20, 2008

(Photos by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services).


The Cougars will take on 13th-seeded Winthrop today at the Pepsi Arena in Denver, Colo. Today’s game starts at 4:30 p.m. pacific time and can be watched on the giant screen at Beasley coliseum. Doors at Beasley will open at 3:20 p.m. and consessions will be open. 

All Cougar fans have been looking forward to this since the selections were announced Sunday…to read more of the 2008 NCAA Tournament Blog by Jason Krump, visit

Scores on round one of the NCAA Big Dance, … » More …

Pac-10 opener against Cal at home
March 19, 2008





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 on Thursday and Friday. Saturday game will begin at 11 a.m.



The national ranking is the highest for WSU since 1994 when the Cougars were also ranked 25th.




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Cougar men fall to Bruins, 67-59
February 8, 2008


PULLMAN (AP) — Darren Collison scored all of his 18 points in the decisive second half and freshman Kevin Love added 16 points and nine rebounds to lead No. 5 UCLA to a rugged 67-59 victory over reeling No. 17 Washington State on Thursday night.

Collison made all seven of his free throws and coolly shook off 0-for-4 shooting in the first half as the Bruins (21-2, 9-1 Pac-10) stayed one game ahead of Stanford atop the Pac-10. UCLA, which has appeared in two consecutive Final Fours, remained on its best … » More …

Cougs lose in double overtime; dance ends with Vanderbilt
March 19, 2007

Victory and the Sweet 16 were just one basket away several times on Saturday. But, despite their fearless, tireless efforts, the WSU Cougars fell victim at the end of double-overtime to the sometimes phenomenal 3-point shooting of the Vanderbilt Commodores. In the end, it was 78-74, as the Cougars ended an amazing season.Huge thanks to Coach Tony Bennett and the whole WSU team. What a great ride! For a variety of coverage on the game, click on any of the following links. Meanwhile, here are a few photos by Bob Hubner, WSU Photo Services.Photo: Robbie Cowgill dunks the ball.Photo: Derrick Low passes the ball to a teammate.» More …