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WSU men’s, women’s teams compete in Pac-12 Cross Country Championships

WSU men’s, women’s teams compete in Pac-12 Cross Country Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Uncategorized

The WSU cross country teams headed down to Stanford, California, to compete in the Pac-12 Championships Friday morning. The WSU women’s team, No. 15 in the west region, placed eight with a score of 249 points. Senior Vallery Korir finished first for the team and 39th overall with a time of 21:06.4. Following...

Cross country competes in upcoming Pac-12 Championships

Cross country competes in upcoming Pac-12 Championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU men and women’s cross country teams will compete at the Pac-12 Cross Country Championships on Friday in Stanford, California. The men’s team will go into the meet ranked No. 29 in the nation and the women’s team will go in No. 15 in the West Region. Freshman Emma Jenkins said both teams...

WSU cross country competes in two meets over weekend

WSU cross country competes in two meets over weekend

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in Madison, Wisconsin, for Pre-Nationals and Lewiston, Idaho, for the Inland Empire Championships, respectively, on Saturday. The No. 17 WSU men’s team finished 10th with senior Chandler Teigen finishing first for the team, 26th overall,...

Cross country competes twice over this weekend

Cross country competes twice over this weekend

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

The WSU cross country team will be competing in two different states on Saturday. Some members will be in Madison, Wisconsin, for Pre-Nationals, and the others will be in Lewiston, Idaho, for the Inland Empire Championships. The Cougars going to Madison will be running the same course they saw at...

Fencing club challenges members physically, mentally

Fencing club challenges members physically, mentally

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

September 9, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

Athletes from the WSU fencing club were clashing swords as they practiced in Smith Gym on Thursday night. Fencing is an old practice with cultural references in “The Three Musketeers” and “The Parent Trap.” While it might be easy to describe fencing as sword fighting, fencing is more than...

Badminton club challenges members

Badminton club challenges members

JASMIN SNYDER, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Sports

Badminton may not be a sport hitting headlines at WSU, but the campus club offers students a chance to learn the game and interact with companions. The club was official in 2011 but players have been meeting informally as a team since 2004. Richard Elgar, adviser of the WSU badminton club, has...

Cross country holds Alumni ‘Rust Buster’ Open

Cross country holds Alumni ‘Rust Buster’ Open

JASMIN SNYDER, Evergreen reporter

September 3, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

It was a bright and beautiful Friday on the Palouse for the first race of the 2018 cross country season at the Colfax Golf Club. The WSU cross country team held the Alumni “Rust Buster” meet to start the season. Senior Nathan Wadhwani said the event was mostly to set a baseline for training during...

Wrestling club sets new goals

Wrestling club sets new goals

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

Finishing a season one victory short of becoming an All-American would be gut-wrenching. However, Randall Chipman, WSU wrestling club president, looks to use that as fuel to help carry his club to success. The wrestling program at WSU was once an NCAA Division I program until men’s wrestling was...

Men’s XC ranked No. 13 nationally

Men’s XC ranked No. 13 nationally

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 29, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU's men's cross country team was ranked 13th in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division I Preseason Poll on Tuesday. This follows the Cougars No. 11 preseason ranking in the 2017 season, which was the Cougars' first time in the top 30 since 2012. This...

Cross country holds Alumni Open in Colfax

Cross country holds Alumni Open in Colfax

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

August 29, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

With the cross country season starting up in over two weeks, the WSU Alumni Open in Colfax is just around the corner is. On Friday, cross country alumni will be invited back for the event along with a mixture of current athletes, students, faculty and staff. The event is an open race just for fun,...

Several Cougars head to Eugene for NCAA Championships

Several Cougars head to Eugene for NCAA Championships

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 5, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

WSU will have six athletes competing in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships starting Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The six Cougar athletes competing in the championships qualified for the event by placing in the top-12 at the NCAA West Region Preliminary Rounds on May 24-26...

Brooks-Johnson claims Pac-12 heptathlon title

Brooks-Johnson claims Pac-12 heptathlon title

DYLAN GREENE, Editor-in-Chief

May 6, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Redshirt senior Alissa-Brooks Johnson won the Pac-12 women's heptathlon title Sunday at Cobb Track and Angell Field in Stanford, California. Brooks-Johnson earned the title by tallying a lifetime best 5,977 points, the second most in WSU history and third best in Division I this season. This marks...

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