WSU Cougars Newsletter


WSU spring football: Cougars want faster defense

New Cougars defensive coordinator Alex Grinch is busy molding his players to fit his new defensive scheme.

Washington State linebacker Jeremiah Allison (8) says the Cougars are physically strong enough on defense but need to get faster.

WSU head coach Erine Kent returns to Oregon for first time as opposition

Ernie Kent never got to coach in the basketball Taj Mahal he helped make possible. When he does for the first time Sunday, he will do so as an intruder...

Washington State coach Ernie Kent returns to Eugene, Ore., on Sunday as coach of the Cougars. Kent coached the Oregon Ducks from 1997-2010, guiding the team to a pair of Elite Eight appearances.

Washington State’s defensive, offensive line recruits highlight class, coach Mike Leach says

Washington State coach Mike Leach signed a quarterback and three wide receivers for his Air Raid offense on Wednesday, but wanted to highlight some other players in his latest recruiting class.

Forward Josh Hawkinson arrives ahead of schedule at WSU

The prevailing theory was that Josh Hawkinson would need at least a couple of more years to develop, but this breakout forward at Washington State...

Washington State head coach Ernie Kent, right, low-fives forward Josh Hawkinson (24) after defeating Washington in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Seattle. Washington State won 80-77.

Tacoma’s Xavier Cooper leaving WSU early for NFL Draft

The football rebuilding process at Washington State took a turn for the worse Friday afternoon when defensive lineman Xavier Cooper informed The News...

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson (7) releases the ball as he takes a hit from Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper (96) during the first half during an NCAA college football game Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Salt Lake City. Washington State won 28-27.