Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich announced last week that he made the personal decision not to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. He revealed his decision as part of an announcement that he would not be attending Pac-12 media day, where proof of vaccination is required, on Tuesday, July 27, in Los Angeles.

In a most unusual volleyball season, Washington State’s Jen Greeny appreciates coaching a team capable of handling COVID-19-related twists and turns. The Cougars overcame a delayed start to the season, a limited number of full-squad practices before their first match and several schedule revisions to finish 11-4, fourth in the Pac-12.

Washington State’s upcoming game at USC has been pushed back two days in order to give Trojan players more time to come out of isolation or quarantine after entering COVID-19 protocol within the last two weeks.

One day after it was learned that starting quarterback Jayden de Laura had tested positive for COVID-19, Washington State’s football game against Stanford on Saturday night was canceled and declared a no-contest because the Cougars fell below the 53-player scholarship requirement, the Pac-12 announced Friday.

Abraham Lucas, Washington State’s prolific right tackle, was an imposing center for a few Archbishop Murphy teams, demonstrating the same combination of footwork, strength and intellect that’s made such a dominant presence on the right side of the Cougars’ offensive line.

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PULLMAN — When Cheez-It Bowl public relations director Scott Leightman introduced the teams participating in this year’s Arizona showcase during a teleconference Sunday afternoon, he teased an “offensive explosion” between Washington State and No. 24 Air Force, who each enter the postseason …

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The Pac-12’s statement Sunday evening about a momentous officiating gaffe in Berkeley provided some insight into what happened but missed the mark with regard to why and how it happened.

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EUGENE — In a post-Oregon edition of the Washington State rewind, we revisit CJ Verdell’s big night against the Cougars, Tay Martin’s emergence – or rather, re-emergence – at the “X” receiver spot and where Wazzu’s postseason hopes stand in the wake of a 37-35 loss to the Ducks on Saturday night.

PULLMAN — It isn’t that Mike Leach envisioned Washington State’s defense giving up 143 points in three games, ceding 1,715 total yards of offense through the first third of the Pac-12 schedule or going 10 full quarters without causing a turnover.