KLAY THOMPSON established himself as one of college basketball's finest outside shooters during his three seasons at Washington State, but much of the nation seems to be discovering Thompson for the first time during the NBA playoffs. Still, it's his defense that has really opened some eyes.
May 13, 2013
LOOK AROUND THE ranks of professional baseball, and you'll see crimson dotting the landscape. Mark Hendrickson, Eddie Bonine and Don Long are all maintaining Washington State's long tradition of ties with the major leagues. Hendrickson, better known as a basketball star during his Cougar days, is back for his second season as a middle relief pitcher with the Baltimore Orioles. And there's more..
April 7, 2010
THE BUZZ WORD ON the Palouse these days is "draft." With the NBA's annual talent haul just two weeks away, anticipation grows about the futures of Kyle Weaver and Derrick Low, who are racking up big air miles these days flying to tryouts. Meanwhile, the just concluded Major League Baseball draft found four Cougars with their names in lights.
June 10, 2008
TWO STARS FROM WSU's 1992 Copper Bowl team, who also had just a wee bit of success in the NFL, are penned in for the King County Cougar Club's annual golf classic and dinner on May 30. Tony Bennett, Paul Wulff, June Daugherty and other Cougar coaches also will be on hand for the get-together, which is being co-sponsored by Cougfan.com.
May 2, 2008
WASHINGTON STATE TOOK major steps forward last season in coach Donnie Marbut's second year at the helm, going 36-23 overall and 10-14 in Pac-10 play. The Cougs, woeful since the Pac-10 merged divisions in 1999, turned heads last year and entered the final week of the season with a shot at the post-season. More than enough talent returns in 2007 for the Cougs to continue the upswing.
December 14, 2006