IF THE WSU BASKETBALL season started today – and, Ken Bone stressed, the opener is four months away – he would start Royce Woolridge at the point. In an exclusive interview with Cougfan.com this week, Bone said he also foresees plenty of minutes running the WSU point for junior college transfer Danny Lawhorn and incoming freshman Ike Iroegbu.
July 11, 2013
WASHINGTON STATE OPENS Pac-12 conference play at 6:30 p.m. Saturday against a Washington squad that appears at its most vulnerable point in five seasons. Just do not tell coach Ken Bone that. He said during his Wednesday teleconference that the Huskies (8-5) were hindered by injuries, but with the return of multiple players helped them looked much better during Saturday's 61-53 loss at UConn.
January 2, 2013
IN A PROFESSION where so much is under the microscope, an unexpected text message on a Saturday in the offseason from one of your players could hold more dread than anything for a head coach. But on this autumn day, Ken Bone's phone lit up with 13 words that made him smile.
December 23, 2012
FORMER EASTLAKE HIGH STANDOUT Keaton Hayenga knows about adversity. One of the hottest pitchers in the Northwest in 2006-07, Hayenga signed with WSU but never made an appearance for the Cougs. Five years later, following shoulder surgery, a $300K contract and four years in the minor leagues, Hayenga, 24, has arrived in Pullman to begin his Wazzu career. But it won't be on the baseball diamond.
July 19, 2012
All four full-season affiliates won their games on Tuesday, with the Omaha Royals and Wilmington Blue Rocks both picking up ground in their respective playoff races. For Burlington, starting pitcher Keaton Hayenga twirled a gem as the Bees picked up a 9-5 win over Beloit. Click inside to read the day's full minor league report.
September 1, 2010
Wednesday was an excellent day for the Royals' minor leagues, as all three affiliates that were in action emerged victorious. NW Arkansas prevailed with a 1-0 shutout over the Drillers, while the Blue Rocks banged out 13 hits in an 8-2 win over Lynchburg. In Burlington, the just-activated Keaton Hayenga earned his first victory with a scoreless inning in relief. Click inside to read our report.
May 20, 2010