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SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU Beginner’s Guide to Gambling

SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU  Beginner’s Guide to Gambling

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2019

As Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan once said: “Cash rules everything around me. CREAM, get the money. Dollar dollar bill y’all.” That idea still rings true to this day and everybody knows the best way to make money is sports prop bets. “Things like the spread and the over/under are just...

Cougars take on Cougars in Houston

Cougars take on Cougars in Houston

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2019

Football team seeks to keep strong offense, improve defenseNo. 20 WSU football will have its first road game against the University of Houston at 6:15 p.m. on Friday at the Houston Texans’ NRG Stadium. The Cougars (2-0) travel to Houston after a blowout 59-17 victory against the University of...

Bennett is back for Cougars

Bennett is back for Cougars

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

September 13, 2019

Elyse Bennett came back this season ready to play. After tearing her ACL for the second time in a game against Arizona State University last season, she knew she wouldn’t play again until this fall. She missed the feeling of being around the team and wants to make a run in the NCAA tournament this...

Cross country prepares for next race

Cross country prepares for next race

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

WSU women’s and men’s cross-country teams return to action in the Cougar Classic on Friday at the Colfax Golf Club in Colfax. The women’s 6k will start at 5:15 p.m. The men’s 8k will start at 5:45 p.m. Last season left the WSU women’s team disappointed.  The program placed 12th overall...

Wolverines, Lions come to Pullman

Wolverines, Lions come to Pullman

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

The No. 13 WSU soccer team will face the Michigan Wolverines and Loyola Marymount Lions this weekend at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman. The Cougars (4-0-0) are coming off a 1-0 overtime victory against Gonzaga last Thursday with a late goal from graduate midfielder Averie Collins. Collins earned...

Cougar volleyball finds its way back home

Cougar volleyball finds its way back home

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

WSU will host Liberty University, Idaho State and University of Texas at Arlington for the Cougar Challenge this weekend in Bohler Gym. WSU (5-1) will open its play against Idaho State (3-4) at noon on Friday, and later UT Arlington (4-2) at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, the Cougars will face Liberty (4-2)...

Athlete of the Week: Averie Collins

Athlete of the Week: Averie Collins

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2019

Gonzaga University held the No. 17 WSU soccer team scoreless Thursday night until graduate student Averie Collins scored a goal after regulation to give the Cougars a 1-0 victory. WSU is now 4-0 against their opponents this season, which can largely be attributed to star midfielder Collins, who transf...

Pac-12 Power Rankings

Pac-12 Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2019

      (11) Utah (2-0, Last: 2) A convincing 35-17 win over Northern Illinois and a UW collapse, move the Utes into the top spot in the conference. Quarterback Tyler Huntley was efficient in the win, passing for 214 yards and a score on 14 completions. Utah hosts Idaho State next week to con...

Cougars send Bears into early hibernation

Cougars send Bears into early hibernation

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2019

WSU played its second non-conference scheduled game of the season against the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Saturday, resulting in a 59-17 win for the Cougars. The scoring started in the first quarter with redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon throwing to redshirt senior wide receiver...

Volleyball sets up for great season

Volleyball sets up for great season

JACLYN SEIFERT and GRACE ARNIS

September 9, 2019

The WSU women’s volleyball team won all three of their matches this weekend at the North Portland Marriott Invite in Portland, Oregon. In the first match Friday morning, the Cougars (5-1) beat out the Utah State University Aggies (0-7) in a four-set victory finishing 3-1. The set scores from the...

Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2019

No. 22 WSU Football will face the University of Northern Colorado Bears at 2 p.m. Saturday at Martin Stadium. The Cougars (1-0) are coming off a 58-7 victory against New Mexico State University, which was Head Coach Mike Leach's 50th win at WSU. Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon earned...

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2019

This weekend’s football game against Northern Colorado is a special occasion for a particular group of Cougs. WSU alumnus George Adams and his friends from Neill Hall — back when it was a residence hall — are celebrating their 40th anniversary of knowing each other by convening in Pullman this...

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