Hot Cougar Action: Notes from another spring practice

William Mancebo

The Cougars went through a spring practice on Saturday, but that was far from the most important story on Saturday.

Forget spring practice, forget the canceled scrimmage, Saturday brought some of the worst off the field news I can remember in some time.

Sophomore wide receiver Dominique Williams cut off his Kid n Play flatop.

After two years of having arguably the best hair in college football, Williams' glorious cut is no more. Here is the shocking and saddening evidence.

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RIP flatop, you were glorious.

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Football:

WSU did go through a practice which brought some news in its own right. Unfortunately, it's not all good news as injuries are beginning to pile up. Christian Caple has it all covered in a paragraph, which is much longer than we'd all prefer.

Toni Pole and Ioane Gauta are both on crutches with large braces on their right legs. Gauta's injury must have occurred during Tuesday's practice, because he wasn't present on Thursday. Pole's injury happened during team session on Thursday. Remember, also, that Destiny Vaeao and Robert Barber have both been without pads recently due to injury, along with Logan Mayes. And Justin Sagote didn't wear pads today either after injuring his shoulder during Thursday's practice. Chester Su'a remains a non-participant for undisclosed reasons, and Deone Bucannon's apparent injury kept him out of contact drills again on Saturday.

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Crutches join Cougs on Day 8 - SportsLink - Spokesman.com - April 6, 2013
FROM PULLMAN — Well, we lied. There was no scrimmage today, for reasons Mike Leach discussed afterward. There is plenty to report, however, so continue reading.

Leach scraps scrimmage - Spokesman.com - April 6, 2013
PULLMAN – An announced scrimmage didn’t occur at Martin Stadium on Saturday afternoon, as Washington State’s football team instead simply went through a normal practice.

Cougar Football Spring Practice Recap, Day 8 - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
PULLMAN, Wash. - Washington State football continued spring practice Saturday, working out in full pads for two hours and finishing the day with a couple live team segments in Martin Stadium.

Baseball:

Another rough day on the diamond for WSU as the Cougars fell to Utah 2-1. There was an interesting coaching decision in the ninth inning and well ... take it away Nuss.

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Cougars Edged By Utes - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
SALT LAKE CITY - Trey Nielsen homered twice and Utah posted a 2-1 victory over Washington State in Pac-12 Conference baseball at Spring Mobile Ballpark, Saturday.

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