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Cougars dominate competition in Spokane

Cougars dominate competition in Spokane

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field continued its success to start the outdoor season claiming 13 event victories Thursday and Friday at the Sam Adams Invitational in Spokane, Washington. In the women’s 100-meter dash, WSU took home the top five spots with senior Regyn Gaffney leading the way with a time of 11.72...

Passion for track guided by family values

Passion for track guided by family values

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports, Top-feature, Track & Field

Triple jumper Charisma Taylor said her family’s connection to God pushes her to grow as an athlete and a person. The freshman athlete grew up in the Caribbean city of Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. She comes from an athletic and religious family. Her two older brothers both came to boarding ...

Track travels to Spokane for second outdoor meet

Track travels to Spokane for second outdoor meet

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will compete in the Sam Adams Invitational on Thursday and Friday in Spokane. Events will begin at noon both days at the Whitworth Pine Bowl. The heptathlon 100-meter hurdles will open the meet, followed by the decathlon 100-meters on Thursday. The decathlon 110-meter hurdles ...

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

Cougars shine in first outdoor track meet

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field opened its outdoor season at the USC Trojan Invitational on Friday and Saturday in Los Angeles, California. Five athletes claimed event victories and 32 Cougars had top five or better finishes during the two-day meet. Senior Chrisshnay Brown led the way for the women’s side,...

Cougars secure multiple top-five finishes at MPSF Indoor Championships

Cougars secure multiple top-five finishes at MPSF Indoor Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field competed in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships Friday and Saturday at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle. The Cougars battled some of the best teams in the nation in the event including USC and Oregon. The WSU men’s team finished in a tie for eighth place...

Track heads to Seattle once again

Track heads to Seattle once again

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

WSU track and field will travel to Seattle for the fifth time this season to compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Indoor Championships on Friday and Saturday. Wayne Phipps, director of cross country and track and field, said the team has a lot of amazing performances so far this season...

Several Cougs shine at Last Chance College Elite

Several Cougs shine at Last Chance College Elite

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 16, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Track & Field

A handful athletes from WSU track and field competed in the Last Chance College Elite at the Dempsey Indoor in Seattle on Friday. Junior Kaili Keefe and freshman Emma Jenkins led the way for the Cougars as they both ran WSU top-10 all-time marks in the women’s mile. Keefe finished 13th in the...

Cougars compete in Last Chance Collegiate

Cougars compete in Last Chance Collegiate

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 14, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

Nearly 30 WSU athletes will compete in the Last Chance College Elite Meet Friday at the Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle. Wayne Phipps, director of cross-country and track and field, said the 26 athletes competing are the pole-vaulters, distance runners and a few throwers. Last weekend, some...

Wells sets new school record in 60-meter dash

Wells sets new school record in 60-meter dash

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 10, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature, Track & Field

Junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. made history Saturday in Albuquerque, New Mexico, running a blistering 6.55 seconds in the 60-meter dash when WSU track and field competed in a pair of meets this weekend. Wells time is the fastest in WSU history and third best in the NCAA this season. His time unadjusted...

WSU competes in two meets starting Friday

WSU competes in two meets starting Friday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s and women’s track and field teams will compete Friday and Saturday in Seattle, Washington and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Wayne Phipps, director of cross country and track and field, said there are challenges to competing on the road, but the athletes are prepared for the upcoming road...

Athlete of the Week: Emmanuel Wells Jr.

Athlete of the Week: Emmanuel Wells Jr.

TY EKLUND, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Call him the crimson speedster or a real roadrunner, junior track athlete Emmanuel Wells Jr. has trails of flame with his record speeds. With a new year comes new records to break. Wells made viewers go wide-eyed and whistle at the Bronco invite in Nampa, Idaho. There, he won the 200-meter dash and...

Track shatters record books in Cougar Indoor

Track shatters record books in Cougar Indoor

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field had an impressive showing in its second home indoor meet of the season this weekend. The team won an impressive 11 events in the Cougar Indoor over the course of Friday and Saturday. “We are in that time of year where every meet is super important,” said Wayne Phipps, director...

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