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WSU Men's Basketball coach, Ernie Kent, needs online votes to win $100k for Team Gleason

WSU Men's Basketball coach, Ernie Kent, needs online votes to win $100k for Team Gleason

Washington State University Men's Basketball coach, Ernie Kent, is participating in the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge for a chance to win $100,000 for Team Gleason.

However for Kent to win the $100,000, Coug fans will need to show their support by casting online votes. As of Friday morning (01/23/2015), Kent is ranked 17th overall.

Kent is one of 48 NCAA basketball coached competing in the Infiniti Coaches' Charity Challenge. As of Monday, January 5th, fans have been able to go online to cast their votes in Kent's favor.

To vote, Cougs will need to visit espn.go.com, and create a username and password. Each username can vote once per day.

WSU Football wide receiver Isiah Myers selected to play in Gridiron Showcase

WSU Football wide receiver Isiah Myers selected to play in Gridiron Showcase

Washington State wide receiver Isiah Myers has been selected to play in the College Gridiron Showcase, the organization announced Monday.

The College Gridiron Showcase is a new College All-Star game held January 31, 2015 at Maverick Stadium on the campus of UT-Arlington in Arlington, Texas.

 

As a senior this past season, Myers made 78 receptions, third-most in WSU single-season history for 972 yards and 12 touchdowns, tied for second-most in WSU single-season history. The Orlando, Fla. native posted three 100-yard games in 2014 highlighted by a career night with 11 catches for 227 yards and three touchdowns against Portland State. He also caught seven passes for 11 yards and one touchdown at Arizona State and posted nine receptions for 100 yards at Nevada.

 

New lawsuit against WSU football comes from former Cougar walk-on quarterback

New lawsuit against WSU football comes from former Cougar walk-on quarterback

A new lawsuit claims that Washington State University football coaches' demand for player accountability led to a locker room assault.

 

The suit from former Cougar walk-on quarterback, Domenic Rockey, has been filed against the University. The legal action stems from the October 1st 2013 incident inside the Cougar Football locker room. Court documents show it started when another player was late for a morning team workout. Coaches then made the team do 75 up downs as punishment.

 

WSU Football nose tackle Kalafitoni Polé selected to play in 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

WSU Football nose tackle Kalafitoni Polé selected to play in 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Washington State redshirt-senior nose tackle Kalafitoni (Toni) Polé has been selected to play in the NFL Players Association Collegiate Bowl, the association announced recently.

 

Polé is one of the talented draft-eligible seniors competing in the all-star game on Saturday, January 17 at StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills in Carson, California. Kickoff is scheduled for 4:00 p.m. ET, and the game will be televised live on ESPN2. ESPNU will also air live broadcasts from practices on Wednesday, January 14 and Thursday, January 15.

 

WSU Football wide receiver Vince Mayle named All-American Honorable Mention by Sports Illustrated

WSU Football wide receiver Vince Mayle named All-American Honorable Mention by Sports Illustrated

Washington State wide receiver Vince Mayle received All-America honorable mention from Sports Illustrated Tuesday.

 

Mayle, an All-Pac-12 Conference second-team selection, tied for the national lead with 106 receptions and posted a Pac-12-best 1,483 yards, both WSU single-season records. The Natomas, Calif. native caught nine touchdowns, led the Pac-12 with six 100-yard games and was the only player in the country with two 250-yard games (263-Cal, 252-Arizona State), the only player in conference history to own two such games.

 

Mayle, a redshirt-senior and Biletnikoff Award semifinalist, also led the Pac-12 with 123.6 yards-per-game and was third in the league in all-purpose yards-per-game (138.3). He finishes his career tied for seventh in school history with 148 receptions for 2,022 yards and 16 touchdowns.

Cougar Soccer freshman selected for U-20 Camp

Cougar Soccer freshman selected for U-20 Camp

Washington State soccer’s Chelsea Harkins is currently participating in Canada’s Women’s National EXCEL camp.

 

Harkins is part of a group that arrived in Vaughan, Sunday with training beginning, Monday. A variety of sessions will take place through, Friday, December 19.

 

A native of Surrey, British Columbia, Harkins will be eligible for the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in 2016. A site for that event has yet to be determined. There are 20 players at the camp and Harkins is one of five forwards.

 

“Chelsea is a very talented young player in the Pac-12,” Cougar Head Coach Steve Nugent said. “She earned significant minutes for us this season and made an immediate impact, especially offensively. I am excited for her, not only for this opportunity, but for her future at Washington State.”

 

Harkins played in each of the Cougars’ 19 matches in 2014 as Washington State reached the postseason for the fourth-straight year. She recorded two goals as a freshman, including the game-winner in a 1-0 victory at then-No. 9 California.

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

WSU Athletic Hall of Fame to induct Steve Gleason at Apple Cup on Saturday

Washington State University will induct Steve Gleason as the 178th member of the school's Athletic Hall of Fame during this year's Apple Cup game. The ceremony is set to take place during an on-field ceremony between the first and second quarters of Saturday's game against Washington.

 

“I'd encourage fans to be there to make sure they don't miss anything,” said Associate Director of Athletics, Bill Stevens.

 

Stevens said each year a selection committee determines who is elected into the hall of fame.