The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Former WSU head coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline during the game against Oregon Nov. 14, 2020, in Martin Stadium.

Tumultuous Rolovich era wraps up

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

Since July 21, the decision to not be vaccinated has been the number one thing talked about at every press conference for WSU football, whether it is positive, negative or investigative. Faculty...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) rushes the ball during the second half of a college football game Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: week eight

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

The Pac-12 conference still is very unpredictable, no surprise there, but this conference seems to be leveling out as the end of the season approaches. The Ducks still remain at the top. UCLA came into...

WSU wide reciever Joey Hobert (12) runs toward the endzone during a college football game Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week seven

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

Overall, this is the craziest college football season since the 2007 season with upsets left and right and a very unstable Top 25 ranking. I really need to stop saying that the previous week of college...

WSU wide receiver Travell Harris (1) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of a college football game Sept. 18 in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 6

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

We enter week six of the college football season, now officially halfway through, and this conference never fails to disappoint me.  I thought last week was crazy, with USC getting stomped on at...

WSU defensive back Derrick Langford Jr. (5) lines up against USC wide receiver Tahj Washington (16) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week five

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2021

Another week passes in the Pac-12 for football, and this has to be one of the craziest weeks of college football I have ever seen for just this one conference. We are one week into conference play, and...

WSU forward Grayson Lynch dribbles across the field in the first half on Sept. 5 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

All Cougs deserve support

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 30, 2021

WSU is home to a plethora of high-quality sports teams. From baseball to rowing, there are sports going on year-round that compete with some of the top teams in the nation and are able to hold their own. Even...

The WSU student section lies empty at the end of a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

King of the collapse

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 21, 2021

For as much as you can argue about WSU head coach Nick Rolovich, there is one thing for certain: the coach has embraced the Pullman tradition of “Couging it” more than any other coach in program history. To...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) catches a pass during a college football game against the USC Trojans on Sept. 18 in Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 4

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2021

With Pac-12 play just around the corner for most teams in the conference, the nonconference slate is now over. We head into week four of the young 12-week college football season, and the Pac-12 has been...

WSU defesnive back Halid Djibril stands on the sideline with teammates during a Sept. 11 game against Portland State in Martin Stadium.

Keys to victory against USC

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 16, 2021

The Cougs will have their hands full this weekend when the Trojans come to town. Both teams are coming in, having been upset in one of their first two matches. USC came into the season as a Pac-12 favorite,...

WSU Head Coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline as a fan holds a sign at him Sept. 4 at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Hot seat gets hotter

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor September 9, 2021

After an off-season filled with off-the-field distractions, the Cougars walked into Martin Stadium in front of a packed student section. A night that should have been full of celebrations ended with heartbreak...

Fans celebrate after WSU scored the game-winning touchdown against Oregon State Nov. 23, 2019, at Martin Stadium.

Cougar Football Saturdays are back

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter September 2, 2021

This Saturday marks the first Cougar Football Saturday in 651 days.  Students will be able to sing “Back Home” by Andy Grammer after the first quarter, they will be able to hear “and that’s...

Conference alliance announced

Conference alliance announced

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter September 2, 2021

A new age of college football has dawned upon us, with Oklahoma and Texas being the catalysts and leaving the Big 12 conference to join the SEC. Even though both teams will not be eligible to join the...

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