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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.

‘The start of my goodbye’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor 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...

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

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

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...

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

Cougs, Golden Bears meet in 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...

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

An unexpected arrival

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen 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...

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

No. 8 Cougars face Golden Bears

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...

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

Men’s basketball hits Jack Friel court for exhibition match

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...

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.

Following in his father’s footsteps

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor 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...

Sophomore outfielder Collin Montez slides to steal third base in the bottom of the seventh inning in the scrimmage against Central Washington University on Oct. 6 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU baseball hosts second scrimmage of fall semester Sunday

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2018

WSU baseball will face Gonzaga University on Sunday in its second scrimmage of the fall schedule. Their first scrimmage was against Central Washington University, which the Cougars beat by a final score...

Redshirt junior running back James Williams jukes the Oregon State University defense to run the ball into the end zone Oct. 6 at Reser Stadium. Williams has eight total touchdowns and leads the team with 267 rushing yards.

ESPN highlights Cougs vs. Ducks

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2018

When the spotlights come on and the red carpet is rolled out, that usually means something great is being shown to the world. This weekend’s premiere features the city of Pullman and the WSU football...

Sophomore outside hitter Penny Tusa attempts to receive a strike from University of Colorado on Sept. 30 in Bohler Gym.

No. 23 Cougs face two ranked opponents at home

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2018

No. 23 WSU volleyball is back in Bohler Gym this weekend hosting two more ranked Pac-12 opponents. The Cougars (13-5, 4-4) will host No. 14 University of Southern California and No. 20 University of California,...

Mary-Kate Marshall, right, senior outside hitter from Oregon State, goes up for the kill against junior opposite Claire Martin, middle, during a match against the Beavers on Oct. 15, 2017 in Bohler Gym.

Martin breaks program record in final year

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2018

WSU volleyball (9-3) had a great start to its season, beginning the year undefeated with nine straight wins. Senior middle blocker Claire Martin had a big part in this hot start for the team as she became...

Finessing her way past another Idaho player, sophomore forward Makamae Gomera-Stevens leaves multiple players in the dust during the match against the Idaho Vandals on Sept. 6 at the Lower Soccer Field.

Proving them right

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 28, 2018

Almost 3,000 miles separate Kapolei, Hawaii, and Pullman, Washington. Despite the distance between her hometown and where she goes to college, Makamae Gomera-Stevens feels right at home as a Coug. “I...

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