Cougars A.M. Links: Washington State News 6/22


We had some good news earlier in the week for Cougs in the less main sports, including the Pac-12 Network jumping on 8 soccer matches next season,  7 Cougs or alums who will be competing in the Outdoor USA or National Championships in track, and another alum Lisa Roman being selected to compete with the Canadian Senior Team in World Cup 3. A few more stories surfacing around Cougar nation on Friday;

Cougar Football Adds Devonte McClain to 2013 Signing Class – WSU Athletics

"McClain played the past two seasons at the College of San Mateo in California, earning First Team All-NorCal League honors at tackle as a sophomore. The East Palo Alto, Calif. native played football and threw the shotput at James Logan High School before attending the College of San Mateo where he played with current Cougars, Justin Sagote and Lyman Faoliu."

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"The first two games should give Leach and Co. a good barometer on his team’d resiliency. WSU goes on the road the first two weeks to face Auburn and USC.“They’re really good opportunities and (we’ll be) tested early, not only for quality of opponents but by being on the road” Leach said."

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"Happy Friday Cougs, and well, we made it to the end of another week.  Our friend of the blog, “OldSavage”,  has been in the driver’s seat as he unleashed his week-long previews for WSU in 2013, and today he winds things down with a game-by-game look at the Coug football schedule (and even makes predictions!).  If you missed any of his previews from this week, be sure to check them out here:"

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"The NBA season came to an end Thursday night and by winning Game 7, LeBron James and Co. denied Aron Baynes of a championship ring."