Four Reading Fightins going to showcases

Honors are swirling all around the Reading Fightins. First, Jim Murphy was chosen as the Eastern League Player of the Week and now, Murphy and three others are picked for mid-summer classics.
June 27, 2013

Murphy named EL Player of the Week

Jim Murphy doesn't always get the recognition that he deserves. After all, he's had at least 27 doubles in each of the last four seasons and has averaged 18 home runs per season for the last three seasons. Last week, Murphy went on a tear that garnered him honors from the Eastern League.
June 25, 2013

Coug Baseball: Tracking pros at season's end

FORMER WASHINGTON STATE baseball stars Jared Prince and Jim Murphy headed in opposite directions as their minor league seasons unfolded, but they both wound up on the awards stand at season's end.
September 13, 2011

Cougar Notebook: Football, hoops and more

PULLMAN -- No one ever said it would be easy winning football games in the Pacific-10 Conference this year. Four Pac-10 teams have cracked the coaches' USA Today Top 25 preseason football poll -- as has Notre Dame, which also is on Washington State's schedule this year.
August 10, 2009