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Messing about in boats

    Photography by Tim Marsh, WSU University Relations   PULLMAN – “Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.” That’s a line from the classic children’s book, “The Wind in the Willows.” I’m sure it was in the back […]

Cougar women row into 8th place

GOLD RIVER, Calif. – Washington State University’s women’s rowing team capped its 2008 season with an eighth-place finish at the 2008 NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships, Sunday at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center. The eighth-place finish is the second-highest in school history, trailing the fourth-place showing in 2006, and ahead of 2003 and 2004, when the […]

Learn to row this summer

PULLMAN – Rowing has been a part of the Palouse since 1970 when Cougar Crew was established at Washington State University. The men’s crew team is once again organizing a summer rowing program, Learn to Row 2007, for community member to become a part of the Cougar Crew tradition. “We love this sport so much, […]

Men’s Crew Class Day set for March 18 at Wawaiwai

The annual Men’s Crew Class Day event will be hosted this Saturday, March 18 at the WSU boathouse on the Snake River at Wawaiwai Landing. The weekend starts with a BBQ reunion of alumni and friends Friday night at the Livestock Pavilion. The next afternoon the races begin at 1 p.m. First there are heats and finals […]

Grounds crews to skunk potential tree thieves

PULLMAN, Wash.- Vandals shopping for Christmas trees on the Washington State University campus will be in for an unpleasant surprise when they get it home and start to hang the lights.Grounds crews will begin spraying the trees Dec. 8 with a foul-smelling mixture that contains the oily liquid skunks produce in their scent glands. Thieves […]

Men’s Crew team to row one million meters Nov. 3-4

WSU men’s rowing will hold its annual Ergathon fundraiser 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 3-4, under a tent outside the CUB on Terrell Mall. The 40-member team must row at least 1 million meters within the 20-hour window using four rowing ergometers (machines that measure exercise). “This is the team’s most important fundraiser […]

Cougars varsity crew victorious in home regatta

PULLMAN, Wash. – Washington State University’s varsity eight crew capped off a terrific day of rowing by outlasting Tennessee and Oregon State in the Cougars only home spring regatta, Saturday at Wawawai Landing on the Snake River. The Cougars’ second varsity eight also was victorious in their 2000 meter race. In the varsity eight race, […]