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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

WSU guard Noah Williams dribbles towards the basket during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against California, Saturday, Jan. 15, in Beasley Coliseum.

COVID-19 does not like sports

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter January 21, 2022

Another week of WSU Athletics events has come and gone and Cougar fans have once again been hit by the loss of events due to COVID-19 protocols.  Earlier this month, the Cougs had a women’s basketball...

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) looks down field to throw the ball during a college football game against the University of Arizona at Martin Stadium, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021.

De Laura: A brief history

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

After just one full season of play, WSU star quarterback Jayden de Laura has decided to leave the program.   The quarterback is heading south to Tucson, Arizona, where he will join another...

The WSU football team prepares to take the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Dickert signing means bright future

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter December 2, 2021

Last week, the Cougars won the Apple Cup for the first time since 2012 with a dominating score of 40-13 in the contest. That was under then-interim head coach Jake Dickert, who became interim head coach...

WSU catcher Matt Erickson throws the ball back to the pitcher during a scrimmage on Oct. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

WSU welcomes new baseball class

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

Many new ballplayers will be headed to the Palouse next year to join the WSU baseball team. Here is my take on the top five new players headed to WSU in 2022. Chandler Pollard  Pollard’s...

WSU students cheer on the football team during the second half of a college football game on Oct. 23, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

One last Cougar Football Saturday

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

When I first came to WSU all the way back in 2018, I went to the first home game of the young season. The Cougars were hosting San Jose State at 8 p.m. on a warm Saturday night in Pullman.  I...

WSU wide reciever Lincoln Victor (85) and linebacker Kyle Thornton (52) attempt to tackle Stanford running back Casey Filkins on a punt return during the first half of a college football game on Oct. 16, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 12

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

There are two more regular-season weeks for the Pac-12 and the races in the North and South divisions seem all but wrapped up, with No. 3 Oregon and No. 24 Utah controlling their own destiny. Washington...

Butch T. Cougar encourgaes the crowd to sing along to Back Home during the first half of a college football game at Martin Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 11

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 11, 2021

You know the story. This Pac-12 football season has been crazy and wacky. But this week has to be one of the craziest weeks, as Arizona won a football game. OK, yes, Cal missed 24 players and five coaches...

WSU head coach Jake Dickert gathers his team after a college football game Oct. 23 at Martin Stadium.

Search for head coach continues

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

With no game to preview this weekend, now seems like a perfect time to take a look forward a few months into what will likely be the biggest WSU story of the offseason: the vacant head coaching position. The...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) evades BYU defensive back Jakob Robinson (0) during the second half of a college football game on Oct. 23, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 10

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

The Pac-12 Conference never disappoints me. We enter the final month of the regular season, and it is now crunch time for these teams like USC, Washington and WSU to become bowl eligible. Somehow...

Kamie Ethridge coaches the WSU women’s basketball team on Feb. 2, 2020.

Cougar hoops ready for potential history

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter November 3, 2021

This past season, women’s basketball on the Palouse got the attention of the national media after making it to their first NCAA tournament since 1991. The Cougars competed their hearts out last year...

WSU linebacker Ben Wilson (9) runs out of the tunnel before a college football game on Oct. 23, at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: week nine

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

We enter the final weekend in October, and with about a month left in the Pac-12 regular season, the races at the top of each division heat up. If you had told me at the beginning of the season by week...

WSU guard Michael Flowers (12) makes his entrance during ZZUMania, Friday, Oct. 15, in Bohler Gym.

Men’s basketball gets set for big season

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 27, 2021

Basketball on the Palouse has never seen a more exciting time, with the future being bright this upcoming season. The Cougars finished ninth last season in a very loaded Pac-12 conference, with...

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