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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 ...

Marshawn Lynch instilled his legacy in Seattle

Marshawn Lynch instilled his legacy in Seattle

CHIRS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

April 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Although Marshawn Lynch may not be a household name, most casual sports fans crack a smile when they hear the words “Beast Mode.”When Lynch was acquired by the Seattle Seahawks from the Buffalo Bills three games into the 2010 regular season, he was not a marquee NFL player. The running back was ...

Title IX: Imperfect, but necessary

Title IX: Imperfect, but necessary

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

April 13, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

Before Title IX was passed in 1972, approximately 300,000 women played high school or college sports across America.Compare that number to now, and you’ll find that athletic participation among women has increased tenfold. Nobody can doubt the factual evidence that proves Title IX has increased oppo...

For Daugherty, odds are meaningless, but family is not

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

April 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports

June Daugherty doesn’t care about the odds.The 11-year head coach of the WSU women’s basketball team, a mother to twins and survivor of sudden cardiac arrest (SCA), Daugherty’s life has taken several interesting twists.Fresh off her stunning run to the WNIT semifinals, June Daugherty sat down wi...

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