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Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball cruised to a 84-70 win over California Polytechnic State University on Monday in what would be a one-sided game right from the start. The Cougars (2-1) exploded on offense in the first few minutes knocking down five of their first seven shots in the first four minutes to jump...

Swim team places seventh at Phill Hansel Invitational

Swim team places seventh at Phill Hansel Invitational

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming team finished seventh overall at the Phill Hansel Invitational in Houston, Texas, on Friday through Sunday. On the first day, every WSU swimmer broke season-best times in their individual events. This included freshman Emily Barrier, who earned fifth place all-time for WSU in the 50 freestyle....

No. 18 Cougars fall to Cal

No. 18 Cougars fall to Cal

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU volleyball faced University of California, Berkeley, for the second time this season Sunday in Bohler Gym. The Cougars still did have not have enough to beat the Golden Bears, once again falling 3-1. The two teams last met Oct. 14 when Cal beat WSU 3-1 in Berkeley, California. Coming...

Women’s basketball loses third game of season

Women’s basketball loses third game of season

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s basketball fell to University of California, Davis, 75-62 Sunday afternoon. It was tough for either team to gain momentum early on as both the Aggies (1-3) and Cougars (1-3) struggled to knock down the majority of their shots. WSU hit 33 percent of its shots from the field in the fir...

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Despite a chilly Martin Stadium, No. 8 WSU football was anything but cold Saturday as it took down University of Arizona in the second-to-last game of the regular season. WSU scored 55 points in the first half alone en route to a 69-28 victory. "We're not that good, they're not that bad, OK, but I...

No. 18 Cougar volleyball falls to No. 2 Stanford

No. 18 Cougar volleyball falls to No. 2 Stanford

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU volleyball fell to No. 2 University of Stanford 3-1 on Friday in Bohler Gym. “They’re No. 2 for a reason … You really have to play almost a perfect match … to be able to beat them and that’s why only one school has,” Head Coach Jen Greeny said. Stanford (25-1) started the m...

‘The start of my goodbye’

‘The start of my goodbye’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

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

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 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...

Swim team competes in final meet of 2018

Swim team competes in final meet of 2018

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swimming will head to Houston, Texas, on Friday to take part in the three-day Phill Hansel Invitational. Named after former University of Houston Head Coach Phill Hansel, the invitational will host 10 teams alongside WSU, who will participate in the meet for the first time and is the only Pac-12...

WSU heads to capital to face Hoyas

WSU heads to capital to face Hoyas

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

In a season full of challenges and adversity for the WSU soccer team, the Cougars will look to push forward in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday as they take on No. 2 Georgetown University. After defeating University of Montana 5-1 on Friday at home in the first round, the Cougars...

Women’s basketball looks to pick up first win Friday

Women’s basketball looks to pick up first win Friday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women's basketball will host University of Nebraska on Friday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (0-2) will be looking for their first win of the season against Nebraska (1-1). Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said the team needs to play with passion, purpose and grit. “Those are intangibles that...

WSU volleyball hosts last four games of season

WSU volleyball hosts last four games of season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 15, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU volleyball will host No. 2 Stanford University on Friday in Bohler Gym. Last time the Cougars (19-7, 10-6) faced the Cardinal (24-1, 16-0), Stanford won in three sets at Maples Pavilion in California. The second set from that match is one WSU is likely to remember as it was up 22-18 toward the e...

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