Check the Score

By Coug-A-Sutra Hello Followers.  Hope you’re doing great! Tomorrow, our young Cougies will convene back in Pullman, gather their belongings, and head on down to Lewiston for the first two weeks of Fall Camp. And let me tell you, I am really excited. Of course, I’m excited every year.  And the reason for my annual […]

Mirror or Mirage?

By Coug-A-Sutra Hello Followers.  Hope you’re getting ready for a fantastic weekend—the last one in July if you can believe it!!!! So, Pac-12 Media Week is now over.  And in true Blue fashion, the media went chalk with their picks, going with Oregon, Stanford, Washington, Oregon State, WSU, and CAL in the North.  Of course, […]

Chalk No More

By Coug-A-Sutra Hello Followers! Hope you’re doing great. As for me, well, I’m cold chilling on vacation somewhere in the mountains of the Southeast.  But since its mid-July, it’s time once again to release our annual Media Day Ballot to the Pac-12 Conference.   So without further ado, let’s get down to it! +++++ Followers, in […]

Ranking the Pac-12 North: Post-Spring Edition

By Coug-A-Sutra Hello Followers.  Hope you’re doing great! Yesterday, I ended months of silence by re-capping my view of Spring Ball. Today, I rank the Pac-12 North post-spring practice. +++++ Followers, in about two months, I will offer our Blog’s pre-season predictions for how I think each team will finish the 2014-2015 season.    And, as […]

Post-Spring 2014 Wrap-Up

Hello Followers.  Hope you’re doing great. As you all know, it’s been a long, long time since I or anyone else has frequented this here blog.   And even though I’ve missed writing from time to time, for the most part, it’s been a good thing.   I mean, after nearly 10 years of doing the blog […]

Guest Post: Join The Team

By Selahcoug Hello fellow Cougs.  I am writing today to talk about something many in the blogosphere are probably somewhat familiar with, and that is the Cougar Athletic Fund.  While many here may know what this is, I have found that just as many Cougs out there really do not know what this means.  For […]

Is 2014 A Championship Year?

Hello Followers.  Hope you’re having a great Pre-Superbowl week. As for me, well, I’m gearing up for what promises to be a very, very, VERY long spring semester. But before my world gets completely over-run with crackademics…. A few quick thoughts and takes about the 2014 Washington State Cougars….. (continue reading) ++++ Over the past […]


  Hello Followers.  Hope your week is off to a great start. With the Seahawks on the verge of a berth in the Superbowl, today we take a brief departure from the topic of Cougar Sports to delve into the great realm of sports superstitions/lucky charms. So, if you want to check out the backstory […]

2014 Schedule is OUT!!!

  Hello Followers.   Well, the schedule came out a few short moments ago.  If you compare what's above to what I wrote a few hours ago here, I'd say things came out pretty favorable.  The big downer for me is the placement of Oregon–since I don't see how our D will mature fast enough […]

Beating the Punch

Hello Followers.  Hope you’re having a great week. A few moments ago, my good friend and colleague John Wilner just Tweeted that he is expecting that the 2014 Pac12 Football schedules will be released shortly.  And since that topic was targeted by moi for a post later this week, I thought it timely to fire […]

The Season is Over

Happy New Year to you, Followers.  I hope your New Year is off to a great start. Last night, the Florida State Seminoles capped off the third best game of the BCS era (Ohio State-Miami and USC-Texas were the top two) by beating the Auburn Tigers 34-31.  And in so doing, closed the book on […]

Merry X-mas Cougs

  Merry X-mas Cougs, and a happy holidays to you and yours.  Our old pal Hooty McBoob in the photo doing the Santa Claus thing this year, complete with the Coug logo undershirt of course.  As always we tip our hat Hooty's way for always rising to the occasion this time of year!  Note – […]

Wounded Knee

Hello Followers.   Hope you’re surviving this morning’s brutal Cougar Hangover. As for me, well, I’m still a little wounded.  Of course, all of that would have or could have been avoided if we had simply taken a knee a few times in the game’s final moments.  But tragically, we did not.   And while I certainly […]

The Curse Continues

Somehow, the WSU Football Blog curse re-appeared tonight and allowed the CSU Lambs to score 18 points in the last 2:42 to beat the Cougs 48-45. Yes, we Coug'd It, America.   And in so doing, we all-but ensured that nearly every Coug fan in the universe is going to get a bowl ban from […]

Bowled Over

Happy Holidays to you, Followers!  Hope you are doing great! Today we return to the post-season for the first time in a decade.  And what a decade it has been! For those who don't know, Sean and I started this blog right before the start of the 2004 campaign. And so, its pretty clear to […]