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‘The start of my goodbye’

‘The start of my goodbye’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

In football, the arm of a quarterback, the hands of a receiver and the feet of a running back are glorified by the people looking at the sport from the outside. But for those who have or do play the sport, there is a place they pay attention to where the outcome of nearly every game is decided —...

Run for 3 honors Hilinski

Run for 3 honors Hilinski

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Features, Local, News, Sports, Top-feature

Tessa Sechler, along with four other WSU students, will be hosting Run for 3 on Sunday to support the Hilinski’s Hope Foundation. All the proceeds from the 3-mile run will benefit Hilinski’s Hope. Sechler, a senior majoring in sports management, said she believes this event will serve as an important...

An unexpected arrival

An unexpected arrival

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

After living in Varna, Bulgaria, all her life, Borislava ‘Bobi’ Hristova had to make massive adjustments when she moved to Washington to start her college career as a forward on the WSU women's basketball team. Not only was she forced to make living adjustments, but she also had to adapt to the different...

Proud past of Pelluer

Proud past of Pelluer

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

WSU is a university filled with great tradition and family legacies. However, perhaps no one has closer family ties to the Cougar tradition than sixth-year linebacker Peyton Pelluer. Pelluer is the anchor for the Cougar defense who has helped carry WSU to No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings....

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Showcase, Sports

Coug fans all around the nation waited more than 15 years to get the opportunity to have College GameDay come to Pullman. When the news broke that ESPN would be making its appearance, nearly every Coug fan was ecstatic, especially WSU alum Travis Crawford. Crawford grew up in Whidbey Island, Washington,...

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, News, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

Representatives from the Capital One Orange Bowl were backstage at Saturday morning’s ESPN College GameDay broadcast. Andrew P. Hertz, committee member and past president, along with member Salomon Sredni were there visiting with Athletic Director Pat Chun and others. On Friday the pair met with...

A late start, but a Sweet finish

A late start, but a Sweet finish

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

When Kyle Sweet first stepped on a freshly-cut field with faded white lines bordering it, he wasn’t playing football — he was playing soccer. Sweet kicked, scored and slide tackled his way across the pitch until he was about 8 years old, when his dad Eric and brother Logan convinced him to try...

Schulz joins College Football Playoff board of managers

Schulz joins College Football Playoff board of managers

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Administration, Features, Mens, News, Sports

WSU President Kirk Schulz will join the College Football Playoff (CFP) board of managers as the representative of the Pac-12 Conference, the university announced today in a news release. The CFP is a four-team postseason event that decides which Division I college football program is crowned the national ...

Martin breaks program record in final year

Martin breaks program record in final year

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

WSU volleyball (9-3) had a great start to its season, beginning the year undefeated with nine straight wins. Senior middle blocker Claire Martin had a big part in this hot start for the team as she became the all-time leader for block assists in program history this season. Martin didn’t start playing...

Proving them right

Proving them right

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

Almost 3,000 miles separate Kapolei, Hawaii, and Pullman, Washington. Despite the distance between her hometown and where she goes to college, Makamae Gomera-Stevens feels right at home as a Coug. “I love the atmosphere here, and how everyone in Pullman is a die-hard Coug fan,” Gomera-Stevens...

Difference maker

Difference maker

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

Since she was a kid Morgan Weaver has always been on the soccer field — it started when her dad would carry her around in a backpack while he coached. Weaver has played nearly all her life and is now an important part of the No. 9 WSU soccer team. At 4 years old, Weaver started playing with her...

A different shade of crimson

A different shade of crimson

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

Passing on an opportunity to play for one of the most storied college football programs ever isn’t easy, but Gardner Minshew II did just that in order to wear the crimson and gray. It all started it March when Minshew had already committed to transferring from East Carolina University to University...

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