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Sports Science Lab works to improve college baseball

By Michelle Fredrickson, Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture PULLMAN, Wash. – “Plug your ears.” Immediately after Jeff Kensrud says this, a cannon fires a 140-mile-per-hour baseball at a composite bat. The ball collides with a resounding clang, and both ball and bat ricochet backward.

Researchers hit virtual heads to make softball, sports safer

PULLMAN, Wash. – Two nearly identical softballs, both approved for league play, can have dramatically different effects when smacked into a player’s head.   Those are the findings from a study conducted by Professor Lloyd Smith in Washington State University’s School of Mechanical and Materials Engineering and project engineer Derek Nevins. The report will be […]

WSU vs. Sacramento State in home opener

PULLMAN, Wash. – WSU men’s basketball will tip off its season home opener at 7 p.m. tonight against Sacramento State at Beasley Coliseum. Also debuting is the Coliseum’s new scoreboard.     Below is the first page of the pregame notes. For additional details on the players and teams, click the following link or the […]

Cougs unveil new uniforms, branding, colors

Athletes model football uniforms at Davenport unveiling. Above l-r are Jared Karstetter, Coach Paul Wulff, Jeff Tuel and Tyree Toomer. Photo by WSU Athletics.  Click here to see photo gallery of new uniforms. SPOKANE, Wash. – Washington State University Director of Athletics Bill Moos introduced a departmentwide brand and identity program at a formal public […]

Mariners game to benefit WSU teaching scholarships

    SEATTLE – On April 10, Seattle Mariners fans can enjoy both discounted ticket prices at Safeco Field and a chance to support students in Washington State University’s Masters in Teaching program.   That Sunday, when the Mariners play the Cleveland Indians, a portion of game proceeds will benefit The Martinez Foundation. The charity […]