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SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU Beginner’s Guide to Gambling

SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU  Beginner's Guide to Gambling

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2019

As Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan once said: “Cash rules everything around me. CREAM, get the money. Dollar dollar bill y’all.” That idea still rings true to this day and everybody knows the best way to make money is sports prop bets. “Things like the spread and the over/under are just...

Bennett is back for Cougars

Junior forward Elyse Bennett passes the ball to a teammate during the match against James Madison University, on Sept. 1 at the Lower Soccer Field.

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

September 13, 2019

Elyse Bennett came back this season ready to play. After tearing her ACL for the second time in a game against Arizona State University last season, she knew she wouldn’t play again until this fall. She missed the feeling of being around the team and wants to make a run in the NCAA tournament this...

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

A Cougar tradition 40 years in the making. A group of friends 30+ in size come together at the Residence Inn by Marriott on Friday evening.

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2019

This weekend’s football game against Northern Colorado is a special occasion for a particular group of Cougs. WSU alumnus George Adams and his friends from Neill Hall — back when it was a residence hall — are celebrating their 40th anniversary of knowing each other by convening in Pullman this...

Opinion: football key matchups

Sophomore running back Max Borghi runs and scores a touchdown during the Crimson and Gray game on April 20 in Martin Stadium.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

August 30, 2019

Expectations have never been higher for No. 23 WSU football. A year after posting a program-record 11 wins, the Cougars find themselves in the AP preseason poll for only the fourth time since 1952. How can WSU get its season off on the right foot this weekend? Here are three key matchups as Washington...

‘The start of my goodbye’

Senior left tackle Andre Dillard didn’t start playing football until eighth grade, but he has a good reason for eventually taking an interest in the sport. “I thought it would make me cool,” he joked.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018

In football, the arm of a quarterback, the hands of a receiver and the feet of a running back are glorified by the people looking at the sport from the outside. But for those who have or do play the sport, there is a place they pay attention to where the outcome of nearly every game is decided —...

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

Redshirt junior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. attempts to shed a tackle in the game against California on Nov. 3 in Martin Stadium.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018

For No. 8 WSU football, the saying “there’s no place like home” is especially true. The Cougars are coming into the weekend on a 12-game winning streak at home and look to extend it to 13 as they host University of Arizona on Saturday. The Cougars (9-1) also look to keep their College Football...

Cougs, Golden Bears meet in pool

Freshman butterfly swimmer Emily Barrier finishes third in the women’s 100 yard butterfly heat against Boise State on Oct. 14 at Gibb Pool.

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 3, 2018

The WSU swimming will host No. 5 University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday in Gibb Pool. The Cougars recently defeated Northern Arizona University 135-126 at home Friday night. Sophomore Taylor McCoy won multiple events for the Cougars: 100-yard backstroke, 200-yard backstroke and the 200-yard...

An unexpected arrival

Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova pushes past Warner Pacific defense in an attempt to score Monday at Beasley Coliseum.

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 2, 2018

After living in Varna, Bulgaria, all her life, Borislava ‘Bobi’ Hristova had to make massive adjustments when she moved to Washington to start her college career as a forward on the WSU women's basketball team. Not only was she forced to make living adjustments, but she also had to adapt to the different...

No. 8 Cougars face Golden Bears

Former WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks catches a touchdown pass during the game against Cal on Nov. 11, 2016, at Martin Stadium.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2018

Revenge is a dish best served cold, as the saying goes. Revenge is what the Cougars hope to serve the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday night at Martin Stadium, where it's forecasted to be below 50 degrees Fahrenheit for the 7:45 p.m. kickoff. The No. 8 Cougars (7-1) have won four consecutive...

Proud past of Pelluer

Then-redshirt senior linebacker Peyton Pelluer returns an interception for a touchdown against Boise State University on Sept. 9, 2017, at Martin Stadium. Four generations of Pelluers have played for the Cougars, starting with Peyton’s great-grandfather.

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2018

WSU is a university filled with great tradition and family legacies. However, perhaps no one has closer family ties to the Cougar tradition than sixth-year linebacker Peyton Pelluer. Pelluer is the anchor for the Cougar defense who has helped carry WSU to No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings....

Men’s basketball hits Jack Friel court for exhibition match

Then-junior forward Robert Franks Jr. looks for an opening during the game against Oregon on Mar. 1 at Beasley Coliseum.

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 2, 2018

The WSU men’s basketball team will get its 2018-19 season underway with an exhibition game against New Hope Christian College on Sunday. Last season, the team started 6-0 and won the Wooden Legacy tournament. The Pac-12 proved tough as the Cougars went 4-14 in conference, finishing with a 12-19...

Following in his father’s footsteps

Redshirt junior quarterback Trey Tinsley fell in love with Pullman right away and doesn’t regret
coming to WSU. “I wouldn’t want to go to school anywhere else,” he said.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 2, 2018

As the saying goes, like father, like son. That’s the case for Trey Tinsley, who followed in his dad Scott’s footsteps by playing quarterback at a Pac-12 school. Scott played at University of Southern California from 1978 to 1982 and went undrafted in the 1983 NFL draft. He was then signed...

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