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Cal Waterman excited for baseball future at WSU

Cal Waterman excited for baseball future at WSU

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Cal Waterman came to WSU decorated with awards from his high school baseball career. At Summit High School in Bend, Oregon, Waterman earned a letter all four years on the baseball team. For three seasons, Waterman was the captain of his team, and the Oregonian named him a 5A All-State catcher three ...

Brock Eager ready for NCAA West Regionals

Brock Eager ready for NCAA West Regionals

CHRIS ARNESON, Evergreen columnist
May 24, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Brock Eager chuckles in the face of Oregon’s bleak weather. Eager, who took first place in the hammer throw competition at the Pac-12 Championships May 13 at Hayward Field on campus of the University of Oregon, said he has “thrown in the rain [his] whole life.” The redshirt sophomore had a...

Freshman football player prevents suicide attempt

Freshman football player prevents suicide attempt

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

After returning from Moscow just after midnight on Wednesday morning, Grant Porter, freshman wide reciever, and his friend Allison Schomburg, a University of Idaho student, saved a man from potentially committing suicide. Pullman Police Chief Gary Jenkins said, the man, a 24-year-old Pullman res...

Former Pro Bowl Seahawk embraces Pullman

Former Pro Bowl Seahawk embraces Pullman

FRAZIER MYER | Evergreen reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Former Pro Bowler and Seahawks fullback Mack Strong, who is well known for blocking defenders for former Seahawks running back Shaun Alexander, is now in Pullman finding ways to get involved with the community while working for the NFL Legends Committee.Strong went undrafted out of the University of Geor...

Iroegbu helped pave the way for WSU basketball

GARRET GLUCK | Evergreen reporter
May 5, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Soon-to-be-graduate and former WSU guard Ike Iroegbu has finally finished his four years as a member of the Cougar basketball program.Iroegbu’s career at WSU was far from smooth sailing, as he never got the chance to play in any postseason event. The guard experienced a lack of team success at WSU,...

Hilinski’s quarterback ability is no surprise

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen sports editor
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

At first glance, the 6-foot-4-inch signal caller donning the No. 3 royal-blue WSU football practice jersey looks the part of any position besides quarterback.But watch redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski scramble outside the pocket during a practice play using his gazelle-like stride and su...

Palouse Throwdown provides competition for all athletes

GABRIEL BRAVO | Evergreen reporter
April 21, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports

Students will have an opportunity to show off their athletic ability at UREC’s third annual Palouse Throwdown today, a CrossFit competition at the Valley Road Playfields.Event coordinator Matthew Atwell said fitness competitions have really taken off in the past few years, and he wanted to provide ...

WSU third baseman stays grounded through family

TYLER SHUEY | Evergreen reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Features, Sports

Coming from a family of multi-sport athletes, junior third baseman Shane Matheny was never pressured into playing just one game, giving him the opportunity to choose his own athletic path.“[My parents] just let me be what I wanted to be,” Shane said. “My dad is a big golfer, and he golfs right...

WSU Football Women’s Clinic lets moms hit the field

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter
April 7, 2017
Filed under Features, Features, Moms Weekend 2017, Sports

WSU moms have the chance to take the field at Martin Stadium today at the 2017 WSU Cougar Football Women’s Clinic, showing off their best touchdown dances, touring the locker rooms and running through a series of callisthenic drills.The annual event gives moms the opportunity to become more familia...

Golf’s challenges inspire Brown to strive for excellence

Golf’s challenges inspire Brown to strive for excellence

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

Hiking long stretches of green, enduring long hours under the heat of the sun or bracing a cold wind and battling yourself mentally as crowds watch you play, golf requires more physical precision and repetition than meets the eye.Known as a more laid-back, Sunday afternoon activity, golf is often un...

Dupre leads by example as Cougars’ lone senior

Dupre leads by example as Cougars’ lone senior

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen sports editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Whistling winds and snowbanks piled up along the warning track of Bailey-Brayton Field marked the turn into March as the WSU baseball team readied for a weekend series with Stephen F. Austin.Wednesday’s sub-40-degree weather, no fit to host a two-week homestand, heard the popping of a catcher’s m...

Cougs get blown out by the Zags in Spokane

Cougs get blown out by the Zags in Spokane

From staff reports
December 9, 2016
Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The absence of two leading scorers put an already challenging game to another level for the WSU women’s basketball team Thursday night.WSU (5-4) dropped their fourth loss of the season against Gonzaga University (5-2). The physical game put the Cougars defensive abilities to the test and put several players...