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Essential items to bring to a home football game

Essential items to bring to a home football game

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor
August 11, 2017
Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Martin Stadium may be negligible in size compared to other Pac-12 football venues, but WSU home games are no joke. There are tangibles and intangibles that all game-goers need to remember. Keys Incoming freshmen are going to learn that there’s more to football games than just attending. For e...

Pullman would benefit from cannabis yoga

Pullman would benefit from cannabis yoga

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor
August 11, 2017
Filed under Columns, Recreation, Sports

Pullman needs cannabis yoga. Such a business would take advantage of residents’ interest in marijuana while improving on the region’s lack of recreational opportunities. Joel Benjamin, director and teacher at Seattle’s Yogasmith offers one of the few platforms in the nation for cannabis-enhanced...

Zumba is a platform for social freedom

Zumba is a platform for social freedom

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor
July 5, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

Zumba was quite the experience. I’ll admit, I knew almost nothing about the dance fitness program when I decided to attend a session at Snap Fitness. And when I told others I was going to Zumba for the first time, I received mixed reactions. Mostly, I saw raised eyebrows and huge grins but ...

Mindfulness essential for student-athlete’s mental health

Mindfulness essential for student-athlete’s mental health

CHRIS ARNESON, Evergreen columnist
June 21, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

Mental health maintenance is a critical cog in the machine that is the strenuous lifestyle of a student-athlete. Jerry Pastore, associate director of student-athlete personal development and wellbeing at WSU, said the two largest issues students face are stress and sleep — both of which are c...

Fishing prospects particularly limited on the Palouse

Fishing prospects particularly limited on the Palouse

CHRIS ARNESON, Evergreen reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

From Salmon to Snake River, many community members must travel out of Pullman or out of state to find the closest fishing hot spots. Mark Christensen, the lead fishing guide of Salmon River Experience, a water-based travel agency established in Moscow, said that the scarcity of salmon has led to less ...

The Seattle Mariners need an extreme makeover

The Seattle Mariners need an extreme makeover

CHRIS ARNESON, Evergreen columnist
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

If things don’t change around here fast, the Seattle Mariners’ playoff drought will be getting its driver’s license this fall. Because baseball is the only professional sport in which teams play 162 games, it’s impossible to determine whether the season is a success or failure less than ha...

Pullman Parks and Recreation provides opportunities for students, youth alike

Pullman Parks and Recreation provides opportunities for students, youth alike

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

As I kneeled, talking to some parents before our final game of the season, suddenly out of the corner of my eye I saw a faint object running toward me at full speed. I didn’t have enough time to react, let alone make sense of what was happening. It was all too fast. One of my players, a 6-year-...

Cougar basketball’s future is looking optimistic

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist
May 5, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

The outlook for next year’s Cougar basketball just got a lot brighter as the team picked up Roberto Gittens, a four-star recruit and Tacoma native.The 6-foot-5-inch guard was named the Associated Press’ State Player of the Year and led the 2A State Champion Foss Falcons with 22 points per game in 2...

WSU athletics’ featured moments of 2016-2017

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist
May 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

Cougar football is representative of WSU athletic successes this academic year, from the highs of the eight-game winning streak to the lows of the Holiday Bowl loss to the Minnesota Golden Gophers.It may be easy to concentrate solely on the rocky windup of the football season, as the Cougars dropped...

Kaepernick does not need football

Kaepernick does not need football

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist
May 1, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

People view him as either a hero or a degradation to heroes.Colin Kaepernick ventured into the blender of sports and politics in August and, much like the few athletes who have gone there before, he did not come away unscathed.In a preseason game on Aug. 14, Kaepernick made a firm decision to refuse to...

Why you should still pay attention to the NBA playoffs

Why you should still pay attention to the NBA playoffs

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist
April 21, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

With the NBA playoffs in full swing, Pacific Northwest basketball fans can be left wondering why they should pay attention to a league that isn’t doing a whole lot to reestablish a team in Seattle.Most Seattleites have been left with a cold feeling by the league that stole their Sonics in 2008, as...

SEC is the leader of college football

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist
April 18, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

With seven NCAA football titles in the past 10 years, some believe the only relevant conference is the Southeastern Conference (SEC).That notion is not far-fetched when the SEC receives the amount of media time, money and talent it consistently attracts. I’m convinced having all three is the key to ...