The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) drives to the basket past Stanford forwards James Keefe (left) and Spencer Jones (right) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 13, in Beasley Coliseum.

WSU to play at 2022 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter August 4, 2022

WSU men's basketball announced on Tuesday that they will be traveling to sunny Hawai’i to compete in the 2022 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic at the SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu....

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward before the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Cameron Ward named to 2022 Maxwell Award watch list

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter August 4, 2022

With the 2022 season underway, WSU quarterback Cameron Ward is receiving high praise across the nation as he was amongst the 86 players named to the Maxwell Award watch list on Monday.  The Maxwell...

Today the WSU swimming team will compete in the Hawkeye Invitational in Iowa City, Iowa.

Wazzu Weekly: July 22, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor July 22, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington state sports news and more. WSU is searching for another professional to help student-athletes' name, image and likeness efforts and the...

WSUs rowing team will now head to Ohio for the Big-10 Invitational from April 17-18.

WSU to hire a Director of Student Athlete Innovation

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

WSU Athletics is furthering its involvement with name, image and likeness by hiring a director of student-athlete innovation, a role they hope will provide new opportunities for student-athletes. This...

Swimmer Payton Bokowy was a member of the team that broke the 4x100m freestyle relay at the Pac-12 Championships her sophomore season.

WSU Swimming announces 2022-23 schedule

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

The WSU swim team’s full regular season has officially arrived. Announced on Friday, head coach Matt Leach described the importance that this season provides with different challenges and opportunities...

Juan Soto swings a bat during an MLB baseball game on July 21, 2022

Was the Home Run Derby Unfair?

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

This year’s MLB Home Run Derby pitted a 21-year-old phenom against a 23-year-old superstar who recently turned down a 15-year, $440 million contract with the Washington Nationals. But was it unfair...

Junior first baseman Kyle Manzardo, pictured here,  was the final pick in the second round of the MLB draft.

MLB Draft sparks pro-ball opportunity for over 600 players

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

Over the course of three days, the 2022 Major League Baseball draft gave over 600 players the opportunity to begin their professional careers. The first pick in the draft made by the Orioles was Jackson...

Then-senior forward Robert Franks dons a bandage across his left eyebrow in an intense second half of a February 2 basketball game against USC. Franks scored the most points of the Cougar lineup, earning 25 points throughout the game.

Two Cougs set sights on return to NBA

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

Former Cougs Aron Baynes and Robert Franks were in Las Vegas last week to earn a roster spot on an NBA team. Baynes held his first workout since 2020 and Franks is playing for the Boston Celtics’ Summer...

Ty France at the 2017 Texas League All-Star Game, five years before making the 2022 MLB All-Star Game

Stars shine in Hollywood at MLB All Star Week

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter July 21, 2022

Baseball’s brightest stars including an electric 21-year-old rookie sensation from Seattle dazzled in the 2022 MLB All-Star festivities in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium. All Star week featured the...

WSU womens rowing competed in the NCAA Championships, where each of three units secured a top 15 finish.

Cougar student athletes join Conference Honor Roll

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 14, 2022

A total of 71 WSU student-athletes were recognized by the Pac-12 for their success in the classroom, being named to the 2022 Spring Pac-12 Academic Honor Roll, announced by the conference office Tuesday. Student-athletes earned...

Seattle Kraken logo, S that looks like a deep sea kraken monster

Shane Wright headed to Seattle Kraken

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen Reporter July 14, 2022

The Seattle Kraken drafted the best player in the National Hockey League Draft–Shane Wright. The fact that Wright fell into the Kraken’s lap at the fourth pick is a miracle to the front office and...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: Black excellence

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter July 11, 2022

Being an African American is a challenge to say the least. For centuries, African Americans have been judged and hurt based on the color of their skin. For me, it is hard to ignore the past because...

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