Stories tagged: washington state university
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 16, 2020
For 39 years, her nameplate adorned an office door in the athletic department at Washington State University.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 3, 2020
In more ways than one, Washington State fans are promised a more refreshing experience at home basketball games this season.
Thu., Aug. 22, 2019
Washington State University received a $100,000 grant last week to help study elk hoof disease.
Mon., June 17, 2019
About nine months ago, Jared Mehring signed away his 2019 summer, committing to a cross-country bike ride from Seattle to Washington, D.C.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 15, 2018
Hall of Fame broadcaster Bob Robertson is stepping away from the microphone. Robertson issued a statement through Washington State on Monday announcing his retirement, effective immediately.
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
The resignation Tuesday of WSU assistant athletic director Jason Gesser blunted the career of a former standout Cougar quarterback who returned home to raise money for his alma mater. But …
UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018
WSU places Jason Gesser on leave after former nanny files formal complaint alleging sexual misconduct
Washington State University placed Jason Gesser, a former quarterback and current athletic department employee, on administrative leave Monday after a former Cougar athlete came forward with new allegations that Gesser …
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 13, 2018
WSU responds to report alleging inappropriate sexual conduct by former football quarterback Jason Gesser
Washington State University officials announced Thursday that they found “no violation of University policy” regarding an investigation into alleged inappropriate sexual conduct by former quarterback, and current athletic staff member, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 11, 2018
Washington State athletics seeking financial stability, fundraising growth under first-year AD Pat Chun
Some might say these are precarious times for an AD in Pullman. On one hand, Chun has a desire to finish the job his predecessor Bill Moos started. On the …
UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018
A mechanical and materials engineering professor, Lloyd Smith is more renowned for the work he does as director of WSU’s Sports Science Laboratory, a Pullman-based shop that’s become the epicenter …
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018
The budget strategy, contingent on increased revenue and record donations to the Cougar Athletic Fund, will be presented to the WSU Board of Regents at a retreat at the Willows …
UPDATED: Wed., May 23, 2018
All 15 school-sanctioned teams stayed well clear of NCAA penalties, posting multi-year scores better than 960. Eight sports registered scores better than 980 and women’s golf, as reported last week, …
Sun., April 15, 2018
Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football for decades on ABC, was remembered as “the Walter Cronkite of sports broadcasting” and a loving husband, father and grandfather away from …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 24, 2018
Washington State has a new athletic director. Pat Chun, introduced Tuesday, was hyped even before he was offered and accepted the job. WSU president Kirk Schulz insisted more than a …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Patrick Chun says he’s stepping into his new athletic director position at Washington State as an “outsider.” It’s not much of a stretch.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 13, 2018
Keith Jackson, the folksy voice of college football who for decades weaved backwoods wit through Saturday afternoon ABC broadcasts, has died. He was 89.
Wed., Dec. 13, 2017
Washington State Deputy AD Mike Marlow accepts position to lead Northern Arizona University athletics
Wednesday’s announcement ends an eight-year relationship between WSU and Marlow, who arrived in Pullman in 2010 shortly after the school hired Bill Moos as its next AD. Marlow had previously …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 31, 2017
Monday afternoon, WSU announced the naming of the Gray W Jack Thompson Legends Lounge inside the Cougar Football Complex, thanks to a $500,000 gift from three donors: Glenn Osterhout, Greg …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 15, 2017
A call to Colorado State’s Joe Parker could be one of the many that WSU President Kirk Schulz makes in the next week or two.
Thu., Aug. 10, 2017
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley closed with a 2-under 69 Thursday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum to finish second in the Washington State Men’s Amateur.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley dropped into second place at the Washington State Men’s Amateur after a second-round 71 Wednesday at Tumble Creek in Cle Elum.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017
Washington State University senior Derek Bayley shot a 5-under 67 Tuesday for a share of the first-round lead in the 91st Washington State Men’s Amateur.
Sun., July 2, 2017
The metal platter came out of Ian Waltz’ hand and soared. And soared and soared some more.
Fri., Nov. 25, 2016
There was one extra player on the field at this year’s Apple Cup between Washington and Washington State who wasn’t listed on either teams’ rosters.
Thu., Nov. 24, 2016
Joyce Schroeder threw on her robe and hurried outside in below freezing temperatures to grab the morning newspaper. It was Nov. 20, 1976, the day the Washington State Cougars would …
Wed., Nov. 9, 2016
The decision whether to pursue a felony assault charge against Washington State lineman Robert Barber may not come before the end of the year even as attorneys will make arguments …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
Court filing says WSU football player Robert Barber hit unconscious student as he lay on the floor, threatened cop in 2015
While many students, parents and one lawmaker spoke Thursday in support of Robert Barber’s return to class at Washington State University, attorneys representing the school wrote in court records filed …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 4, 2016
Forum at WSU brings threats by state Sen. Michael Baumgartner amid impassioned defense of football player Robert Barber
The Washington State board of regents conducted an open forum Friday at the Compton Union Building on the Pullman campus, drawing passionate pleas from several people on behalf of suspended …
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016
Washington State’s administration affirmed its support for the university’s student conduct process on Friday, while at the same time hiring independent counsel to formally review conduct board processes, specifically with …
Tue., Sept. 6, 2016
Pullman police say they will recommend an assault charge against Washington State football player Shalom Luani, even as coach Mike Leach disputes media accounts of Luani’s arrest.