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WSU getting ready to compete in Cougar Indoor

WSU redshirt sophomore Tierney Silliman, left, and sophomore Jordyn Tucker race in a 60 meter dash heat on Jan. 20 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2018

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 instructor Aziz Makhani talks about the high amount of juniors and graduating seniors who take his class and the recent low participation rates.

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 30, 2018

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

Redshirt junior hurdler Adreonia Bradley, middle, keeps a tight lead on her opponents during her 400 meter dash heat at the WSU Indoor Open at the Indoor Practice Facility.

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2018

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

Redshirt junior hurdler Adreonia Bradley clears a hurdle during her heat at the WSU Indoor Open on Jan. 20 in the indoor practice facility.

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018

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

Junior sprinter Regyn Gaffney practices with her fellow track teammates at the Indoor Practice Facility on Jan. 9.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 23, 2018

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

WSU junior hurdle Christapherson Grant, middle, focuses as he clears the hurdle during his 60-meter hurdles heat at the WSU Indoor Open on Saturday at the Indoor Practice Facility.

DANIEL PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2018

  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

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

Redshirt sophomore Aoife Martin won the women's 20 pound weight throw Saturday.

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2018

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

Wayne Phipps, director of WSU cross country/track and field, describes the 
challenges of transitioning from the indoor to outdoor track season.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

January 11, 2018

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

Junior Faith Julian takes her turn during the 
WSU Bowling Club meeting at Zeppoz.

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2017

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

Redshirt senior Candice McFarland runs during her event at the Cougar Indoor in the Indoor Practice Facility on Feb. 6.

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 2, 2016

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

Redshirt senior wide receiver Gabe Marks catches a pass during a game against Oregon State at Martin Stadium, Oct. 17, 2015. The nine-win Cougar football team is the headlining act of a promising WSU athletics program.

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen columnist

April 19, 2016

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...

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