Thnings are looking up for WSU athletics

June 16, 2012 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Returning to Washington State a little more than two years ago, Bill Moos knew he had his work cut out for him. His task was elevating not just the fortunes and facilities of the athletic programs, particularly football, but also the enthusiasm among the school’s boosters. Moos wasted little time making inroads [...]

6/16/12 A Night With Cougar Athletics photo gallery

June 16, 2012 by  

Photos from Friday’s A Night With Cougar Athletics at the Harman Center in Yakima, Wash. All photos by Andy Sawyer of the Yakima Herald-Republic.

WSU athletic event Friday at Harman Center

June 11, 2012 by  

The Washington State University athletic department will host A Night With Cougar Athletics on Friday night at the Harman Center. The event will begin at 5:30 p.m. and will feature WSU athletic director Bill Moos along with baseball coach Donnie Marbut, volleyball coach Jen Greeny and tennis coach — and Sunnyside native — Lisa Hart, [...]

WSU’s Moos riding wave of excitement

January 17, 2012 by  

AD says Leach hiring has fans, boosters rejuvenated|| YAKIMA, Wash. — It’s the fervor normally reserved for college football teams fresh off bowl victories or at least winning seasons, not ones with nine total wins over the past four campaigns. Then again, Washington State did make a splash of a coaching hire when it tapped [...]

WSU hires Leach to replace Wulff

November 30, 2011 by  

SEATTLE — Mike Leach has been named football coach at Washington State. Leach agreed in principle to a five-year contract and will be introduced at a news conference Tuesday in Pullman, according to a release from the school. “I asked athletic director Bill Moos to select the best head football coach in the country and [...]

Source: Wulff likely out as WSU coach

November 26, 2011 by  

SEATTLE — Paul Wulff has likely coached his last football game at Washington State. Sources close to the situation say Wulff, whose Cougars lost 38-21 to Washington on Saturday at CenturyLink Field, will be dismissed after a meeting with athletic director Bill Moos, barring a last-minute change of direction by Moos. It could happen as [...]

Barker inducted into WSU Hall of Fame

October 9, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — Ed Barker, a Sunnyside High graduate who went on to become a record-setting receiver at Washington State University in the early 1950s, was inducted last month into WSU’s Athletic Hall of Fame. He enrolled at Washington State (then Washington State College) in 1949 and had to earn his spot on the football [...]

Former WSU standout Gleason says he has ALS

September 26, 2011 by  

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Steve Gleason may always be remembered most for his blocked punt on the night the Louisiana Superdome reopened for the first time after Hurricane Katrina — a play that stirred an already emotional crowd into a deafening, drink-spilling frenzy. The retired New Orleans Saints folk hero only hopes he can continue [...]

YVCC’s Faller among WSU Hall of Fame inductees

September 9, 2011 by  

YAKIMA, Wash. — The longer Bill Faller talked about his Washington State baseball teammates, including the likes of Bobo Brayton, Bobby McGuire and Gordie Brunswick, the happier he sounded. Imagine his mood tonight when the longtime Yakima Valley Community College coach and administrator arrives at Spokane’s Davenport Hotel for his induction into the WSU Athletic [...]

College Football: Welcome to the Pac-10, er, 12

September 2, 2011 by  

SEATTLE — Hey there, Utah and Colorado, welcome to our world. We get why you’re so excited to come west to make it a Pac-12 Conference. Utah, you’re soon going to make about 15 times the TV revenue you were getting in the Mountain West Conference. And Colorado, well, let’s put it this way: Would [...]

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