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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

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.

Proud past of Pelluer

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...

Senior lineman Frankie Luvu talks after practice Tuesday night about his preparations for Saturday’s game against Stanford.

Luvu prepares for final game at Martin Stadium

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2017

Cougar seniors will play their last game at Martin Stadium on Saturday, and senior linebacker Franki Luvu’s family will be there to witness all his hard work paying off. Over half his family has yet...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Brandon Arconado drives the ball into the end zone to score a touchdown for WSU, putting the Cougs up 14-0 with less than five minutes left in the first half.

Cougar football looks to rebound after loss to Arizona

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2017

No. 25 WSU football (7-2, 4-2) will look to bounce back from its second road loss of the season when the team takes the field against No. 18 Stanford (6-2, 5-1) on Saturday. The Cardinal are coming...

Head Coach Mike Leach talks about the impact coaching has on his family life.

Leach balances football with being a dad

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 3, 2017

Mike Leach’s life isn’t all about football; he’s a dad, too. Leach has three daughters and one son: Kim, Kiersten, Janeen and Cody. He said it’s harder during the football season to squeeze...

ZZU CRU President Madison Hedding discusses the organization, accomplishments and goals for the future.

ZZU CRU motivates student-athletes from stands

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2017

Whenever Cougar Athletics is looking for fan support, they are there. Whenever there are Twitter trolls attempting to use the Cougars’ name in vain, they are there. And wherever Andy Grammer’s...

Junior guard Alexys Swedlund shoots for three points in the Nov. 1 exhibition game against TMU.

Alexys Swedlund ready for spotlight this season

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2017

Alexys Swedlund has tried to excel in pretty much every aspect of her life, due in large part to her determination in whatever she pursues. “Make each day your masterpiece,” the junior guard said...

Redshirt senior running back Jamal Morrow dodges a Colorado defender during the Oct. 21 game against the Buffaloes.

A brief pause for uncertainties of WSU football

BRADEN JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist November 3, 2017

The jovial nature of players, coaches and members of the Athletic Department this week made No. 25 WSU, not 23rd-ranked Arizona, resemble the team coming off a three-score win. Head Coach Mike Leach,...

Senior guard Caila Hailey jumps for a layup against The Masters University in Beasley Coliseum on Nov. 1.

Cougar basketball seals exhibition win with 95 points

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2017

WSU defeated The Master’s University by a score of 95-57 Wednesday night in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougs won the tip-off and shortly after, WSU senior guard Calia Hailey kicked off the scoring with a...

The Cougar Football Complexs Gray W Legends Lounge will include Jack Thompsons name.

Three donors contribute $500,000 to honor Jack Thompson

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter October 31, 2017

Contributions totaling $500,000 from three donors purchased the naming rights to the Gray W Legends Lounge in the Cougar Football Complex on Monday. University officials announced the lounge would include...

WSU Football Defensive Coordinator Alex Grinch describes his career path and his motivation behind becoming a football coach.

Grinch brings different mentality to WSU defense

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 31, 2017

Speed D originated when Alex Grinch took over as defensive coordinator three years ago. Now the term is part of WSU defense’s identity. Grinch said he never meant for the term to gain as much attention...

A Cougar swimmer competes in a backstroke event against University of Arizona on Oct. 14. WSU lost 101-161 at Gibb Pool.

Swim hosts first Cougar Alumni exhibition

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter October 20, 2017

WSU swimming (2-1, 0-1) is back at Gibb Pool this weekend as alumni return to celebrate the 40th season of Cougar swimming. Many alumni will compete with and against current team members. This exhibition...

Senior cornerback Marcellus Pippins has started all seven games for the Cougars this season, recording 20 total tackles.
His goal for his final season is to win the Apple Cup.

Pippins wants to bring back Apple Cup

JACOB MOORE, Former Evergreen sports editor October 20, 2017

Of all the Cougar football games senior cornerback Marcellus Pippins has played in, one sticks out more than others — the 2014 Apple Cup. It was the first Apple Cup he played in, and his third collegiate...

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