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Top WSU athletes: No. 10 to 6

Top WSU athletes: No. 10 to 6

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Columns, Showcase, Sports

The following rankings of current athletes at WSU were determined based on a variety of factors, including impact on their teams on and off the playing surface, achievements in competitions and performance of the team in their absence. Viont’e Daniels With the potential absence of junior forward Rober...

Cougars battle adverse conditions

Cougars battle adverse conditions

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Making a trip to Eugene,  Oregon, WSU track and field continued to see success at the Pepsi Team Invitational on Saturday, as athletes earned top finishes across the board. Despite the meet being delayed almost an hour due to rain and wind, redshirt juniors Brock Eager and Amani Brown got the day...

Track and field heads to Eugene

Track and field heads to Eugene

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field will send athletes to compete in two separate meets Saturday: the Pepsi Team Invitational and Spokane Community College War XI. Wayne Phipps, director of cross-country and track and field, said the Pepsi Invitational in Eugene, Oregon, is unique and gives the team a rare early...

Scharmann dreams big, aims to leave legacy at WSU

Scharmann dreams big, aims to leave legacy at WSU

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Showcase, Sports

Already sitting in a tie for third in the WSU all-time pole-vaulting record books as a redshirt sophomore, Molly Scharmann has even bigger goals. “Any collegiate athlete’s dream is to be a professional athlete,” Scharmann said. “If they’re not dreaming of that, then I don’t know what they’re...

Record breaking weekend for track and field

Record breaking weekend for track and field

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

April 2, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field concluded a successful two days in California during which the Cougars participated in three different meets. Distance runners and throwers competed in the Stanford Invitational on Friday and Saturday. Senior Vallery Korir led the Cougars on Friday, placing 19th overall in the...

Track and field participates in trio of meets

Track and field participates in trio of meets

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field will be vaulting, throwing and sprinting at three different meets Friday and Saturday to continue the outdoor portion of its season. The first meet is the prestigious Stanford Invitational, where the Cougars’ premier distance runners and hammer throwers will compete. “You’re...

Cougar Crew hits water in Seattle

Cougar Crew hits water in Seattle

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

March 30, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Sports

The men and women of the Cougar Crew club will travel west to join the WSU rowing team in Seattle to participate in the Husky Open on Saturday. After a productive offseason and an intersquad day race, the club delegation of rowers at WSU is ready for some action of its own. First-year Head Coach...

Jumper draws on heritage to succeed

Jumper draws on heritage to succeed

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Showcase, Sports

Redshirt senior triple jumper Greer Alsop has always been a competitor, whether in the classroom, on the track or in a race with her siblings. “I think that’s where my competitiveness came from,” Alsop said. “My sister is very intelligent, and my brother is very physical. So I always wanted...

Track and field brings home nine victories

Track and field brings home nine victories

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

March 24, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Despite rainy conditions, the outdoor season is underway for WSU track and field. The Cougars competed in the 13th annual Whitworth Sam Adams Classic in Spokane on Thursday and Friday, seeing impressive results across the board. The first day of action saw redshirt sophomore Aoife Martin, redshirt juni...

Track and field sends limited number of athletes to Spokane

Track and field sends limited number of athletes to Spokane

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field will send a small group of athletes to compete in the 13th annual Whitworth Sam Adams Classic on Thursday and Friday in Spokane. Other schools competing include Gonzaga University, University of Idaho and Eastern Washington University. The Cougars will send a limited number...

Track and field impresses in first outdoor meet

Track and field impresses in first outdoor meet

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU track and field had its first outdoor meet of the season this weekend when they traveled to Southern California to compete in the USC Trojan Invitational. The Cougars started on the right foot with redshirt junior Brock Eager, who took first in the men’s hammer throw Friday. The reigning Pac-12...

Brooks-Johnson stands out among the field

Brooks-Johnson stands out among the field

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports

Redshirt senior multi-event performer Alissa Brooks-Johnson realized track and field was for her in high school. With the help of her mother and coach, Karen Brooks, she prospered into a student-athlete who has had an illustrious career thus far. "Track was always the event that was pretty easy...

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