The Daily Evergreen

WSU senior looks to shine bright in Titan Games

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports

Pullman may not be known for its bright lights, but the Palouse hosts a number of stories hiding in plain sight. This could not be truer for WSU senior Bridger Buckley, a contestant on the inaugural season of The Titan Games, where Buckley looks to leave his mark. The Titan Games is a new show...

Freshman stunner found her home at WSU

Freshman stunner found her home at WSU

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Women's

Since the swimming season began earlier in 2018, WSU freshman freestyle swimmer Keiana Fountaine has quickly become one of the most feared athletes on the west coast. In just five months, Fountaine achieved multiple first place finishes and set a 100-freestyle program record at the Phil Hansel Invitational...

Passing on the baton

Passing on the baton

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 10, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports, Top-feature

Junior Corey Allen could tell at a young age he was born to compete on a track when he ran circles around his friends during recess. “It was always something I was better at,” he said. His brother, CJ Allen, had the same gift and growing up Corey looked to him as a role model. CJ, 23, paved...

Beetle reborn with Cougar pride

Beetle reborn with Cougar pride

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 8, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Top-feature

Inside Bob Paine’s warehouse in Wenatchee, Washington, sits three Volkswagen Beetles, one Karmann Ghia and two vans. The Beetles aren’t like the ones that can be bought at a car dealer. They are roughly 50 years old and each has its own unique story. The most meaningful one might just be the...

The man, the myth, the mustache

The man, the myth, the mustache

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

From the start of the season, Gardner Minshew II stole the hearts of nearly all students and fans of Cougar football. As his final season playing college football comes to an end, the quarterback is grateful that his last year of college football was spent here in Pullman. Starting in the summer,...

Once a Coug, always a Coug

Once a Coug, always a Coug

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

It’s rare when a football player arrives on a campus and starts from the very get-go. But senior cornerback Darrien Molton did and he hasn’t surrendered the role since. He wasn’t just given the starting spot though, he had to earn it and Darrien’s dad, Kevin Molton, said that is something...

‘Crimson Superman’

‘Crimson Superman’

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports

Minshew mania continues to sweep across WSU and much of the nation. With his strong season and stellar mustache taking the country by storm, Tom Hutyler wanted to write a song about the Cougars star quarterback Gardner Minshew II. Hutyler, the PA announcer for the Seattle Mariners, has always had a passion fo...

‘The start of my goodbye’

‘The start of my goodbye’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, 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, Women's

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, Men's, 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,...

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