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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


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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


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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


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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...

Track to compete in Spokane, Bay Area

Track to compete in Spokane, Bay Area

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 1, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

In another instance of dividing and conquering, the WSU track and field teams will split between three meets, two of which will take place in the Bay Area with the other being in Spokane.The Cougars going to the Bay Area will compete at either the San Francisco State Distance Carnival at San Francisc...

Wardsworth sets fifth-best hammer mark in WSU track history

From staff reports

March 28, 2016


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As if shutting out the competition wasn’t enough, WSU redshirt sophomore Katie Wardsworth made school history Saturday at the Idaho Invitational Track and Field meet at the Dan O’Brien Complex in Moscow.Teams that participated in this meet were Western Washington University and the University of Idaho.She beat her opponent...

CJ Allen sets best time in the country in hurdles for Cougars

From staff reports

March 25, 2016


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Following a strong start of the 2016 outdoor season at the USC Trojan Invite, the WSU track and field teams went to back to work in Los Angeles at the Jim Bush Invitational on Tuesday.The men’s hurdle team finished with speedy times that placed them for first and second. Junior CJ Allen finished in 50...

WSU opens outdoor track and field season at USC

WSU opens outdoor track and field season at USC

From staff reports

March 21, 2016


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With the sun breaking through the clouds and melting away winter’s grasp, the WSU track and field team opened its 2016 outdoor season Friday and Saturday at the USC Trojan Invitational.Two Cougar high jumpers and one thrower won their respective events at Locker Stadium-Crowell Field on the USC Campus, ...

Track and field sets more PRs at meet in Seattle

From staff reports

February 29, 2016


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The indoor track and field Mountain Pacific Sports Federation competition on Friday and Saturday made it into the history books for WSU. From day one of racing at Dempsey Indoor Facility in Seattle, the Cougs were surpassing their own marks.In the women’s 5000-meter race, senior CharLee Linton took...

Track and field travels to Seattle for indoor meet

CASIE MOE | Evergreen track and field reporter

February 26, 2016


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

At the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship (MPSF), the WSU Track and Field teams will have the chance to score highly against west coast competition, featuring Pac-12 competition.Held at the Dempsey Indoor Facility on February 26-27 at the University of Washington, this meet brings together...

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