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WSU's baseball season is over ... and that has nothing to do with today's trivia questions.

James Snook-US PRESSWIRE

It's almost time for preseason college football rankings and while WSU won't be ranked this year, that wasn't always the case.

Q: When was the last time WSU was ranked in the top 25 of the preseason rankings?

Q: Where were the Cougars ranked?

Football:

WSU's Jason Krump wrote a series of Memorial Day stories in 2007 so we revisit them today. They are 15 parts and they are all worth a read, or a re-read.

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Stories that Live Forever

Located at the center of the Washington State University campus is the WSU Veterans Memorial. On the memorial are engraved the names of Washington State students, faculty, and staff who served their country in violent conflicts that took place far from the peace and tranquility of the Palouse. Each name represents a life sacrificed either in World War I, World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Persian Gulf War or the Global War on Terrorism.

Behind each name is a story.

Baseball:

WSU wrapped up its season with a 7-6 loss to Oregon State.

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Beavers Take Series from Cougars - The Washington State University Official Athletic Site
CORVALLIS, Ore. - Ryan Barnes delivered a two-out, RBI-single in the bottom of the ninth to provide No. 3 Oregon State a 7-6 victory over Washington State, Sunday.

Cougs end season with loss to OSU - Spokesman.com - May 27, 2013
Ryan Barnes stroked a run-scoring single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift Oregon State to a 7-6 victory over the Washington State Cougars (23-32, 9-21) on Sunday in Corvallis, Ore., and help the third-ranked Beavers (45-10, 24-6) clinch the Pacific-12 Conference title on the final day of the regular season.

OSU baseball: Beavers come back to beat Cougars, win Pac-12 title outright | OregonLive.com
CORVALLIS – In a brief but glorious 20-minute stretch at Goss Stadium on Sunday, Oregon State went from two runs back to backing into a title to back-to-back homers to a comeback win to ice-cold water on the back of coach Pat Casey.