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Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

Athlete of the Week: Shir Levy

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

Normally, the Evergreen Athlete of the Week is a player coming off a huge statistical game, a player who just set a record, or a player who made a game-winning play. This week is a little different. Shir Levy, freshman forward on WSU women’s basketball team, might not pop off the stat sheet, but...

WSU cheer squad, Crimson Girls will compete at nationals

WSU cheer squad, Crimson Girls will compete at nationals

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 15, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

WSU Cheer and the Crimson Girls will compete at nationals for the sixth-straight year this Friday through Sunday at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Orlando, Florida. Both teams will take part in the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) and Universal Dancers Association (UDA) College Cheerleading...

Hilinski’s Hope partners with NCAA to promote mental health

Hilinski’s Hope partners with NCAA to promote mental health

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature

Hilinski's Hope Foundation will partner with the NCAA Sport Science Institute to increase mental health awareness in college athletics, according to a press release. "The NCAA Sport Science Institute is proud to partner with Hilinski's Hope to identify effective strategies for increasing the adoption...

Cougs crush Buffs to end losing streak

Cougs crush Buffs to end losing streak

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

A three-game losing streak for WSU women’s basketball came to an end Sunday when they defeated Colorado 74-48 in Pullman. The Cougars (7-9, 2-3) had just a seven-point lead at halftime, but outscored the Buffaloes (10-6, 0-5) 46-27 in the second half to pull away. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said...

WSU loses sixth straight game to Utah

WSU loses sixth straight game to Utah

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

WSU men’s basketball team fell to Utah 88-70 Saturday night in Salt Lake City as the Cougars played without senior forward Robert Franks for the fourth straight game. The Cougars (7-9, 0-3) got off to a very sloppy start on both ends of the court shooting just 1-4 from the field and turning the...

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

Track claims 11 victories to open indoor season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 13, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field opened its indoor season Saturday as the team took home 11 event victories. The Cougars sent athletes to compete at the UW Indoor Preview in Seattle and the Bronco Invite in Nampa, Idaho. Ten of the team’s event victories came at the Bronco Invite. WSU swept the women’s...

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

Tennis sweeps pair of opponents Saturday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

In the air-conditioned Hollingbery Fieldhouse, Cougar tennis had no trouble turning up the heat during a pair of matches Saturday as they swept both Idaho and Eastern Washington 7-0. Head Coach Lisa Hart was proud of her team’s performance and is looking forward to the remainder of the season. “Really...

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

Swim falls to pair of Pac-12 foes in Arizona

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU swimming traveled to the desert to take on a pair of Pac-12 foes Friday and Saturday. The Cougars (3-6, 0-4) battled No. 14 Arizona (3-2, 2-2) first on Friday and failed to start their road trip with a win as they fell 150-107. Although they didn’t earn the victory, Head Coach Matt Leach...

Cougars comeback attempt falls short against Utah

Cougars comeback attempt falls short against Utah

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 12, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball lost its first home conference game of the season 72-68 to Utah on Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said the Cougars played slow and let the Utes do what they wanted. She said it really hurts the team when multiple players aren’t ready to go at...

Struggling Cougs battle soaring Utes

Struggling Cougs battle soaring Utes

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will play in front of its home crowd for the first time since Dec. 1 when they host Utah on Friday night. The Cougars (6-8, 1-2) return to Beasley Coliseum after a six-game road trip where the team went 3-3. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said the team had to reintroduce themselves...

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