A LOOK AT THE WSU baseball roster would suggest that Pullman and Olympia are sister cities. Four members of the NCAA Tourney-bound Cougs hail from the state capital. That's twice as much representation as any other city. When you consider that Olympia's population is just 45,000 – 13 times smaller than Seattle proper and 4½ times smaller than Spokane or Tacoma – you know there's magic in the air.
June 2, 2010
THE COACH OF of the Australia Boomers national basketball team, Brett Brown, had kind words for former Cougar center Aron Baynes after the Boomers rallied to beat Uruguay 101-84 at the Super 4 tournament Tuesday in Rosario, Argentina. The national coach of the New Zealand team wasn't quite as glowing.
August 5, 2009
MATT WAY'S TEAMMATES often spoke with admiration about the calm, poised manner Way went about his business when pitching for WSU. Way maintained his customary cool when he was drafted Wednesday. On one of the most important days of his life, Way was sound asleep in Pullman at about 9:15 a.m. when a Philadelphia Phillies scout called to inform Way that he had been drafted in the fifth round.
June 11, 2009
ALL THIS SUCCESS must be going to Donnie Marbut's head. After all, Washington State's baseball coach has permitted himself the luxury of spending two entire days in Pullman since returning home from the NCAA regionals Sunday night. That all changes today. A wide-ranging discussion with tons of news and notes as Marbut talks baseball with Cougfan.com..
June 3, 2009