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“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Without even taking a snap, the Cougars already lead the nation in one department: the 19 “or’s” that separate players in the newly-released 2018 depth chart. It doesn’t come as a surprise to see the word “or” between players. WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has used this particular technique...

What to expect from Wyoming

What to expect from Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

The Cougars’ week one opponent, the University of Wyoming, partook in college football’s opening weekend, or week zero as some people are calling it, and it was a great opportunity to see what the Cougs can expect this week. The Cowboys didn’t need to show too much of their playbook with an...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Womens

Junior forward Morgan Weaver is the Evergreen’s Athlete of the Week for Aug. 19-25. Weaver is an integral member of the No. 22-ranked WSU women’s soccer team. Weaver takes home the honors by playing a big part in all of the Cougars’ first three matches. She looks to be a big key to the team’s...

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

In a little over a week WSU football begins its season in Laramie against University of Wyoming, and after the departure of record-setting quarterback Luke Falk, the question of who will lead the Air Raid offense still remains unanswered. Let’s look at the three candidates who are vying for the...

Part 2: Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

Part 2: Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen columnist

August 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Many sports on the WSU campus are overlooked in favor of bigger sports like football. Perhaps even worse are the teams who are underappreciated for the success they have had in recent years. In my last piece, I examined two sports that fit both of these categories, but they aren’t the only teams...

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars’ defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys gave us a bit of a mystery to solve when he singled out five to six of his reserve players who are ready to contribute. “The offense is way ahead when it comes to our two’s versus their two’s,” Claeys said. “However, there are five kids,...

It’s time to give Lower Soccer Field a real name

It’s time to give Lower Soccer Field a real name

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Martin Stadium, Beasley Coliseum, Lower Soccer Field? What happened there, WSU? The No. 21 team in the country deserves a better name for their home field, especially because the team holds a 63 percent winning statistic at home. The WSU Athletics website states that the Lower Soccer Field has been...

Visit ORC for outdoor adventure

Visit ORC for outdoor adventure

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Most students are familiar with the Student Recreation Center, or SRC — the endless gym equipment, multiple basketball courts, elevated running track and a pool all available for free to WSU students. But it has a ‘sister’ building, also run by University Recreation. The Outdoor Recreation Center...

Intramurals provide escape from classes, new opportunities

Intramurals provide escape from classes, new opportunities

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen columnist

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Recreation, Sports

Intramural sports have a special place in many college experiences, including mine. Our intramural program here at WSU offers so many opportunities for students and staff that can help them in different ways. Some major benefits of playing intramural sports are stress relief, improvement of brain...

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

In the second scrimmage of WSU football’s fall camp, we learned perhaps what we already knew: graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II is separating himself as the Cougars starting quarterback. His stats wouldn’t suggest he distanced himself as the starter, but the command he showed with the first...

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

July 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Pac-12 Media Day has come and gone, and by now just about everyone has speculated on the conference's downfalls and why they think its heading in the wrong direction. But yesterday when coaches took the podium to field questions, it was the media that dropped the ball, not the conference of champions. Of...

Top WSU athletes: No. 5 to 1

Top WSU athletes: No. 5 to 1

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Columns, Showcase, Sports

The following rankings of current athletes at WSU were determined based on a variety of factors, including impact on their teams on and off the playing surface, achievements in competitions and performance of the team in their absence. Andres Alvarez After transferring from Trinidad State Junior Coll...

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