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Keys to the Game: USC

Keys to the Game: USC

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports

The Cougars begin their conference play tonight in Los Angeles against the University of Southern California looking to take advantage of the struggling Trojans. Despite USC’s 1-2 start, the Cougars enter the game as 4.5-point underdogs. Here are my keys to the game.  Not too high, not too low ...

No. 22 Cougars fall to No. 13 Huskies

No. 22 Cougars fall to No. 13 Huskies

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU women’s volleyball took on No. 13 University of Washington on Thursday in Seattle. The team was ultimately defeated in the fifth set. The first conference match of the year for the Cougars (9-2) didn’t end how they hoped it would, but they showed a lot of heart as the Huskies (9-2)...

Cougs look to trounce Trojans

Cougs look to trounce Trojans

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Just a few miles away from the bright lights of Hollywood, WSU football looks to light up the California sky come game time against University of Southern California on the big stage of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. “All our guys are looking forward to the challenge on Friday,” Head Coach...

Soccer takes on No. 8 Bruins in LA

Soccer takes on No. 8 Bruins in LA

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 14 WSU soccer will begin play within the Pac-12 on Friday when the team travels to Los Angeles. The undefeated Cougars will try to take down No. 8 University of California, Los Angeles. In the past five years, WSU (7-0-0) has held a 2-3 record against UCLA (5-1-1), with both wins being in Pullm...

Cougar Classic marks start of tennis season

Cougar Classic marks start of tennis season

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU tennis season will start with its opening Cougar Classic event Friday. With three new student-athletes and a new assistant coach, tennis fans have a lot of new faces to look forward to this year. For the season-opener, the Cougar forces are divided between the Oracle ITA Masters in Malibu,...

Cougar swim dives into new season

Cougar swim dives into new season

SIGMUND SEROKA and RYAN MOSHER

September 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Summer may be over, but swimming is just getting underway. The season-opener for the Cougs will include three teams over two days in California. They will face San Diego State University and the University of Nevada, Reno, on Friday, then the University of San Diego on Saturday. San Diego State and...

Men’s golf places 11th in Ram Masters Invitational

Men’s golf places 11th in Ram Masters Invitational

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s golf team took part in the two-day Ram Masters Invitational in Colorado Springs at the Fort Collins Country Club on Monday and Tuesday. Collectively, it was a tough tournament for everyone. The only team to shoot under par was host Colorado State University, which shot 4-under (836) as...

SoCal games are a homecoming for most Cougar players

SoCal games are a homecoming for most Cougar players

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Showcase, Sports

Trips to Southern California — like the one this weekend — are somewhat of a homecoming for WSU football players. There is senior receiver Kyle Sweet and redshirt senior defen­sive tackle Nick Begg, who hail from Rancho Santa Margarita, California, and will play just a little more than 50 miles...

WSU volleyball goes west for Apple Cup match

WSU volleyball goes west for Apple Cup match

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized, Womens

No. 22 WSU women’s volleyball team heads on the road for two tough matches to start Pac-12 play. First, the Cougars (9-1) will face No. 13 University of Washington (8-2). After that match, they will head down to Oregon to face No. 12 University of Oregon (7-3). Coming off a 2-1 record and second...

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

Jason Gesser resigns amid new sexual misconduct allegations

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 18, 2018


Filed under Administration, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Jason Gesser, the assistant director of athletics for the Cougar Athletic Fund, has resigned following new allegations of sexual misconduct by former WSU volleyball player Alyssa Wold. Gesser sent his letter of resignation to WSU on Tuesday. The Daily Evergreen released a 3,100 word report las...

Winston has a knack for finding end zone

Winston has a knack for finding end zone

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

You wouldn’t necessarily classify redshirt junior receiver Easop Winston Jr. as a “niche receiver” — he’s much better than a receiver who would get that kind of label. But regardless, Winston has found a niche as the go-to guy in the red zone for WSU football’s new graduate transfer quarterback...

Week Three Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Three Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the teams in the Pac-12 North stack up after week three. 1. No. 7 Stanford University Stanford escaped with a victory at home, defeating University of California, Davis 30-10. Sophomore quarterback K.J. Costello threw for two touchdowns but turned the ball over twice in an inconsiste...

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