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Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Junior forward Morgan Weaver had a spectacular week for WSU, earning her the Evergreen’s Athlete of the Week. Weaver had her biggest game of the season Friday scoring a hat trick against cross-state rival University of Washington as the Cougars cruised to a 3-1 win in the Apple Cup. She leads...

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

1. No. 8 WSU [No. 10 AP] (Last: 1) WSU fought the Cal Golden Bears, clawing out a 19-13 win in a misty Martin Stadium. The Cougs’ offense was held to a season-worst 19 points, but that didn’t stop quarterback Gardner Minshew II from recording over 300 passing yards for the ninth-straight g...

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew II had another spectacular game Saturday, leading the Cougars to their seventh win of the season as they defeated Stanford University 41-38 on the road. Minshew shredded the Cardinal defense, completing 40 of 50 passes for 438 yards and three touchdowns en route to earning...

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week nine. No. 10 WSU (Last week: 1) Coug fans took over Palo Alto, California, as redshirt freshman kicker Blake Mazza’s field goal with 19 seconds to play lifted WSU over Stanford University 41-38 Saturday. Quarterback Gardner Minshew II had a big night...

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week six.   No. 12 University of Oregon (Last: 2)   The Ducks got their signature win, vanquishing the University of Washington Huskies 30-27 Saturday in overtime. This was a back-and-forth affair, featuring four different ties wher...

Athlete of the Week: McKenna Woodford

Athlete of the Week: McKenna Woodford

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Senior outside hitter McKenna Woodford led the Cougars in kills in a four-set match against University of California, Berkeley, on Sunday, earning her Evergreen Athlete of the Week honors. Woodford accumulated 22 kills and tallied two blocks in the match. WSU lost the first set, before taking the...

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Prior to this season, Cougar football was predicted to finish fifth in the North division in the Pac-12 media poll. Halfway through its schedule, WSU is 5-1. Will the success dry up soon or will the Cougars prove they deserve more attention? The only loss currently blemishing their record is a narrow...

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

In order to successfully run the Air Raid offense, it is crucial that the quarterback makes some great throws. However, it is just as important that they have excellent receivers. Saturday night against Oregon State University sophomore wide receiver Tay Martin had a magnificent game to earn our Evergreen...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Easop Winston Jr.

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Easop Winston Jr.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

The Cougs were in trouble. Trailing by three points with less than five minutes to go, WSU had the ball on their own 11-yard line. That’s when the magic happened. Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II dropped a pass right in the breadbasket to redshirt junior receiver Easop Winston Jr.,...

Feelin’ the FitzMagic

Feelin’ the FitzMagic

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Following WSU’s big conference win against the University of Utah, graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II addressed the media with a bit more swagger than usual. Minshew sported a pair of aviator sunglasses while senior receiver Kyle Sweet accompanied him with a pair of Ray-Bans. Minshew...

Week Five Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Five Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week four. 1. No. 10 University of Washington (Last: 2) The Huskies came alive Saturday night, beating the then-No. 20 Brigham Young University Cougars 35-7. UW punished the Cougars on the ground, rushing for 187 yards and four touchdowns. W...

Week Four Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Four Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week four. 1. No. 7 Stanford University (last: 1) What a win for the Cardinal. Sophomore quarterback KJ Costello threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns, including two stunners in the fourth quarter and overtime, as Stanford overcame a 24-7 halftime ...

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