The Daily Evergreen

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...

Pierson soars for WSU at the Cougar Invitational

Pierson soars for WSU at the Cougar Invitational

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 2, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

It was a cold gray morning in Pullman at the 16th Annual Cougar Invitational on Mooberry Field, but that did not stop the WSU track and field from dominating its competition.The Cougars dominated Whitworth, Spokane Community College and Eastern Washington University both in track and field events. The ...

Seeds are planted for WSU athletics’ success

Seeds are planted for WSU athletics’ success

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen columnist

April 19, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Despite appropriate investments made in funding the Cougar Football Complex, the renovating of Lower Soccer Field and increasing of salaries for coaches, the second-consecutive annual posting of a $13 million deficit left a black eye on the WSU athletic department last month.Look no further than the buf...

Track and field has strong showing in southern California

From staff reports

April 18, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Competing with the likes of Olympic and World Champion sprinter Allyson Felix running this past weekend, the WSU track and field team sent athletes to a pair of meets held in Los Angeles County and saw a number of personal records set amongst a talented conglomerate of competition.The team’s hepta...

CJ Allen continues to headline for WSU track

CJ Allen continues to headline for WSU track

From staff reports

April 11, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Two record breaking Cougars duke it out at the 37Th Sun Angel Classic meet at Joe Sellah Track Saturday for a race of a lifetime.WSU junior CJ Allen and WSU record-holder and US Champion, Jeshua Anderson met for a race to remember in Tempe, Arizona on ASU campus. Allen placed third overall in the fo...

Track and field to divide between Spokane and Arizona for meets

By staff reports

April 8, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field will divide their roster this weekend between the Arizona State Sun Angel Classic and Spokane Community College War IX.The Cougars will send 38 participants to Tempe, Arizona while sending 24 north for the short trip to Spokane. The Sun Angel begins with hammer and pole vault at Noon ...

The faith to break records: CJ Allen set a nation best time in his first meet back from injury

The faith to break records: CJ Allen set a nation best time in his first meet back from injury

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 7, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

While many athletes step on the track for that top spot on the podium with a shining medal, WSU men’s track and field captain, CJ Allen reaches for what he believes is something higher. On Instagram, he calls himself the “misfit,” living in freedom under Jesus Christ.“The biggest inspiration...

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