Future Cougars of Color visitors up 56 percent

PULLMAN – This year, the number of students registered to attend the Future Cougars of Color Scholars Program at WSU is 380 – the largest in the program’s history and an overall increase of 56 percent over previous years. Future Cougars of Color will take place on the Pullman campus April 1 and April 2. […]

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 […]

Coug enthusiasm extends to work – and pet

PULLMAN – Grant and contract specialist Derek Brown, with co-Coug fan Bumpus. (Photo courtesy of Cindy Hollenbeck) Ask WSU staffer Derek Brown about one of his finest accomplishments and he’ll probably tell you it was when he was named the first ever Junior Cougar VIP at the WSU vs. Fresno State football game in 1991. […]

A dream fulfilled

When Trandon Harvey caught a short pass from Alex Brink and raced down the left sidelines for the winning touchdown in the 2005 Apple Cup, Darrin Friberg, as many Cougar fans like him, stood and cheered wildly.   However, unlike many Cougars, Friberg wasn’t celebrating his team’s victory in Seattle, the state of Washington, or […]

Cougar men fall to Stanford in overtime

PULLMAN (AP) – Stanford coach Trent Johnson had some sound advice for his players in the heat of the No. 14 Cardinal’s heart-stopping overtime win at Washington State on Saturday. “I told the entire team to keep playing with poise,” Johnson said after the 67-65 victory. “If there was any guy who was going to lose […]

Men’s basketball team defeats Oregon

PULLMAN – The WSU Men’s Basketball team defeated Oregon on Sunday, 69-60. WSU had not beat Oregon since 2001. Oregon had the lead for the majority of the game, leading 34-30 at the half. During the second half Oregon shot only 36 percent compared to WSU’s 52 percent. The Cougars held Oregon 21 points below […]

No. 8 Coug men’s team beats OSU

    PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – For an elite basketball team, No. 8 Washington State hasn’t played many home games. The Cougars (men’s team) made the most of only their fifth home game of the season Thursday, pounding Oregon State 69-46 behind 17 points by Aron Baynes and 15 by Derrick Low.   “It’s good to […]

WSU takes on Baylor in Hardwood Series

The WSU men’s basketball team, ranked No. 6 in the nation, will be in Waco, Texas, tonight to take on Baylor Bears, 8 p.m. central time at the Ferrell Center as part of the inaugural Big 12/Pac-10 Hardwood Series. The Cougars, fresh off their Cougar Hispanic College Fund Challenge championship, face their biggest challenge of […]

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 […]

Cougs stun Oral Roberts with explosive second half

(Photos from WSU Pullman by Shelly Hanks, WSU Photo Services; photos from NCAA game in Sacramento by Robert Hubner, WSU Photo Services.) Trailing most of the first half, the WSU Cougars revved up their engines in the last three seconds of that period to come within two points of Oral Roberts. But once the second […]