The Daily Evergreen

Utes wear down Cougars

Utes wear down Cougars

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 25, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 9-3 in the second game of a series with University of Utah on Friday. Senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch started on the mound for WSU (16-32-1) and held the Utes (15-39) to one run on three hits through the first six innings. Sunitsch ran into trouble in the seventh as...

Cougs storm past Utes

Cougs storm past Utes

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

Four players homered as WSU baseball won 14-5 over University of Utah in the series opener Thursday. Senior first baseman James Rudkin and senior outfielder JJ Hancock each hit two-run home runs in the fifth inning while senior outfielder Blake Clanton and junior infielder Justin Harrer hit back-to-back...

Dedicated to giving back to local youth

Dedicated to giving back to local youth

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under Community, Features, Involvement, Life, Showcase, Sports

A constant thumping of shoes connecting with the ground can be heard over the gasps of people reaching for air as sweat and exhaustion covers their face. “15 seconds,” Cara Hawkins-Jedlicka shouts. The intensity of the thumping increases and then a whistle blows signaling a transition from...

Clanton leaves legacy of dedication as career nears end

Clanton leaves legacy of dedication as career nears end

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Four years of hard work behind the scenes culminated in peak performance on the field and recognition off of it. That’s the legacy WSU senior outfielder Blake Clanton leaves behind for future players to strive toward. Clanton received the Oviatt-Lang Award at the 36th Annual Senior Recognition...

Cougars close out regular season at home

Cougars close out regular season at home

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 24, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Nine seniors will step on Bailey-Brayton Field for the final time when WSU baseball hosts University of Utah for a three-game series starting Thursday. The teams will battle for last place in the conference standings this weekend with WSU (15-31-1) holding a game and a half lead over the Utes for...

Chun hires new Cougar Athletic Fund director

Chun hires new Cougar Athletic Fund director

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Sports

WSU Director of Athletics Pat Chun announced the hiring of Mitch Straub as senior associate athletic director of the Cougar Athletic Fund on Wednesday during an interview with Pullman Radio Morning News. Straub was the associate director of development at Ohio State University before he decided to...

Stanford sweeps Cougars

Stanford sweeps Cougars

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 4-2 as No. 3 Stanford University completed the series sweep Sunday. Junior right-handed pitcher Parker McFadden started on the mound for the Cougars (15-31-1). He allowed one run on two hits while striking out a career high nine batters in four and two-third innings. A leadoff...

Late rally falls short against Stanford

Late rally falls short against Stanford

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball scored six runs in the ninth inning but could not dig themselves out of an early hole in a 9-6 loss to No. 3 Stanford University on Saturday. WSU (15-30-1) senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch entered the game with a 2.95 ERA, among the leaders in the Pac-12. The Cardinal (42-8)...

Stanford dominates Cougs

Stanford dominates Cougs

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 19, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball never led in a 10-1 defeat to No. 3 Stanford University on Friday. The Cardinal (41-8) piled up 14 hits and scored three runs in each the fifth, sixth and seventh innings in their victory. Freshman right-handed pitcher Hayden Rosenkrantz pitched into the fifth inning as the Cougars...

Cougars hit road for final time this season

Cougars hit road for final time this season

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 18, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball will travel to California to face No. 3 Stanford University in its last road series of the season. The Cougars (15-28-1) lost to Gonzaga University 3-2 in a 13-inning game Tuesday after dropping two of three to University of Southern California over the weekend. Head Coach Marty Lees...

Freshman All-American transfers to WSU

Freshman All-American transfers to WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Editor-in-Chief

May 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

West Virginia University Freshman All-American defensive tackle Lamonte McDougle signed a letter intent Wednesday to transfer to WSU. McDougle won't be eligible to step on the field for the Cougars until 2019, but he will have three years of eligibility left when he does. McDougle played in all...

Zags top Cougs in extra innings

Zags top Cougs in extra innings

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Gonzaga University took a 3-2 lead on a balk in the 13th inning to edge out WSU baseball Tuesday at Bailey-Brayton Field. Locked in a 2-2 game after 12 innings, the Bulldogs (27-21) got a runner on third base after a hit by pitch, sacrifice bunt and a wild pitch by the Cougars (15-28-1). The hom...