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Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

Redshirt junior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. attempts to shed a tackle in the game against California on Nov. 3 in Martin Stadium.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018

For No. 8 WSU football, the saying “there’s no place like home” is especially true. The Cougars are coming into the weekend on a 12-game winning streak at home and look to extend it to 13 as they host University of Arizona on Saturday. The Cougars (9-1) also look to keep their College Football...

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week 11. 1. No. 8 WSU (Last week: 1) WSU continued its dominant season Saturday, taking down University of Colorado 31-7. The WSU offense started slow but couldn’t be stopped late, scoring 31 unanswered points to close out the game. Quarte...

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

WSU lines up against University of Colorado on Saturday at Folsom Field.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2018

Each week that No. 8 WSU football steps on the field, more eyes will be tuned in to see if the Cougars are a team that deserves to be in the national championship conversation. The team traveled to Boulder on Saturday to take on University of Colorado and might have gained more believers after a 31-7...

Pullman PD releases video of Broughton arrest

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

The Pullman Police Department has released footage from an officer-worn body camera and surveillance cameras showing the arrest of former WSU cornerback Treshon Broughton at Bob’s Corner Market on Feb. 18, 2017 that has led to a civil suit against the department. The footage, which was originally obtain...

WSU athlete faces gross misdemeanor charge

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

WSU redshirt junior defensive lineman Hunter Mattox faces a charge of third degree malicious mischief domestic violence following an alleged incident in October involving his girlfriend. The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office filed the charge against 21-year-old Mattox on Oct. 17, said Tessa Scholl,...

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II prepares to throw the ball during the game against Cal last Saturday night in Martin Stadium. Minshew will lead the offense against the stout Buffalo defense this weekend.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018

No. 8 WSU football will head to Boulder to face off with University of Colorado on Saturday. Last season, the Cougars defeated the Buffaloes 28-0 during an downpour in Martin Stadium. Head Coach Mike Leach said he is looking forward to playing under brighter skies in Boulder after last year's harsh...

Football looks primed to go more than Bowlin’

Redshirt sophomore saftey Skyler Thomas tackles California redshirt senior running back Patrick Laird on Saturday in Martin Stadium. Surpassing LSU in the ranks would improve chances of WSU making the playoffs.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018

The second College Football Playoff rankings came out Monday night, and WSU did not move up or drop as they remained No. 8 in the nation. Despite a close victory over University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday, the Selection Committee decided to not move the Cougars up in the standings. The...

Freshman wide receiver Drue Jackson to transfer

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

November 6, 2018

WSU freshman outside wide receiver Drue Jackson, a member of the Cougars 2018 recruiting class, has decided to transfer from the football program. He announced his decision in a tweet Tuesday morning.  "First I want to thank the coaching staff here at Washington State University for giving me the oppor...

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2018

1. No. 8 WSU [No. 10 AP] (Last: 1) WSU fought the Cal Golden Bears, clawing out a 19-13 win in a misty Martin Stadium. The Cougs’ offense was held to a season-worst 19 points, but that didn’t stop quarterback Gardner Minshew II from recording over 300 passing yards for the ninth-straight g...

Cougs claw past Golden Bears

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II looks for an open receiver and ends up running the ball for a first down against California on Saturday night at Martin Stadium.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018

No. 8 WSU football defeated University of California, Berkeley, 19-13 Saturday night in a game that was decided in the final minute. Quarterback Gardner Minshew II found redshirt junior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. in the back of the end zone with 32 seconds remaining for the game winning 10-yard...

No. 8 Cougars face Golden Bears

Former WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks catches a touchdown pass during the game against Cal on Nov. 11, 2016, at Martin Stadium.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2018

Revenge is a dish best served cold, as the saying goes. Revenge is what the Cougars hope to serve the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday night at Martin Stadium, where it's forecasted to be below 50 degrees Fahrenheit for the 7:45 p.m. kickoff. The No. 8 Cougars (7-1) have won four consecutive...

Proud past of Pelluer

Then-redshirt senior linebacker Peyton Pelluer returns an interception for a touchdown against Boise State University on Sept. 9, 2017, at Martin Stadium. Four generations of Pelluers have played for the Cougars, starting with Peyton’s great-grandfather.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2018

WSU is a university filled with great tradition and family legacies. However, perhaps no one has closer family ties to the Cougar tradition than sixth-year linebacker Peyton Pelluer. Pelluer is the anchor for the Cougar defense who has helped carry WSU to No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings....

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