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Track splits team for two meets away from Pullman this weekend

Track splits team for two meets away from Pullman this weekend

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

After an impressive showing at the Cougar Indoor last week, WSU track and field will travel to Seattle and Albuquerque for the second time this season Friday and Saturday. Just like they did earlier in the year, they are sending their distance runners, vertical jumpers and throwers to compete in the...

Several standout performances highlight Cougar Indoor

Several standout performances highlight Cougar Indoor

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Universities from the Pacific Northwest region, and as far as the University of Calgary, gathered for the Cougar Indoor track competition Friday and Saturday. Day one would include a plethora of achievements for WSU Track and Field. WSU redshirt senior Alissa Brooks-Johnson won the women’s pentathlon...

WSU getting ready to compete in Cougar Indoor

WSU getting ready to compete in Cougar Indoor

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field is preparing for the Cougar Indoor meet Friday and Saturday. Associate Head Coach Julie Taylor said she hopes to see the weight throwers continue their early-season success this weekend. “So far, we’ve done well on the throws,” Taylor said. “What I want to see is kids...

Racquetball sees decline in students enrolling for class

Racquetball sees decline in students enrolling for class

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

On the ground floor of the Physical Education Building, Aziz Makhani teaches racquetball twice a week. Makhani is the only instructor for racquetball and has been playing the sport for 35 years after his wife introduced him to it. At the end of this semester, he will have been teaching racquetball...

Track and field returns to Pullman after two meets this weekend

Track and field returns to Pullman after two meets this weekend

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field was split in half for the second time this season, sending athletes to participate in Seattle and Albuquerque on Friday and Saturday. Cougar long distance runners went crossed the Cascade Mountains to compete in the UW Invitational at the Dempsey Indoor Facility while the rest...

Track and field travels for a pair of meets this weekend

Track and field travels for a pair of meets this weekend

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Coming off a home meet at the WSU Indoor Open, Cougar track and field will hit the road again participating in a pair of meets. Competition starts Friday as the men and women long distance runners will head to Seattle for the UW Invitational at the Dempsey Indoor facility. The rest of the team will...

Sprinting toward the finish line

Sprinting toward the finish line

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 23, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

A joy founded in running without a care in the world developed for Regyn Gaffney at a young age. She recalls racing boys during elementary school and beating them every chance she got. The junior sprinter on the WSU Track and Field team admits her passion for stomping her shoes against the pavement...

Track and field achieves record breaking weekend

Track and field achieves record breaking weekend

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

  WSU Track and Field won or took top marks in nine events this weekend at the 16th Annual WSU Indoor Open. They also achieved 18 personal records collectively over the two-day competition. Teams from Gonzaga University, University of Idaho, Eastern Washington University, Whitworth University,...

Track and field prepares for home meet this weekend

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

January 19, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU will host the 16th annual track and field Indoor Open on Friday and Saturday at the Indoor Practice Facility. The Cougs opened the 2018 season at two different meets, the Ed Jacoby Invitational hosted by Boise State and the UW Indoor Preview held at the Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle. Since...

Track and field impresses at two opening meets

Track and field impresses at two opening meets

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU Track and Field opened their season with a pair of meets, as the team participated in the Ed Jacoby Invitational in Nampa, Idaho, as well as the UW Indoor Preview on Saturday. Redshirt sophomore Aoife Martin got things started for the Cougars on the first day of the Ed Jacoby Invitational, winning...

Anticipation grows as track and field opens indoor season

Anticipation grows as track and field opens indoor season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The Cougars are preparing for indoor track and field, and will open the season this weekend with two meets. Wayne Phipps, director of cross-country/track and field, said the team will be looking to shake off the rust and test the waters in these first two events, the University of Washington Indoor...

Bowling works to improve relations with UREC

Bowling works to improve relations with UREC

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Co Ed, Recreation, Sports

The WSU Bowling Club is on probation for the academic year after failing to compete in three tournaments and raising the required amount of money. Bowling Club President Megan Wittenberg said they only participated in two competitions, due to a lack of fundraising. She said she wants the club to have...

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