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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU guard Justin Powell shoos a 3-pointer during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Justin Powell, leading in silence

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor March 2, 2023

Justin Powell is a 6-foot-6 combo guard from Prospect, Kentucky, and was an ESPN top 100 prospect out of high school. His journey to WSU has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride. During his...

WSU guard Johanna Teder (21) and center Bella Murekatete (55) celebrate after guard Grace Sarver blocks a shot during an NCAA womens basketball game against LMU, Nov. 7.

Bella Murekatete uplifts her team through her infectious smile

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor February 16, 2023

She is one of the best centers in the best conference in women’s basketball, can be counted on to score the basket or snag the rebound and if she has a smile on her face — which she usually does —...

WSU guard Dylan Darling defends against California guard Joel Brown during a NCAA men’s basketball game against California Jan 11th.

Dylan Darling’s blood runs crimson and gray

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor February 16, 2023

Maybe it was fate for Dylan Darling to end up a Coug. His father James Darling starred on the gridiron for the Cougs in the 90s as a linebacker, winning multiple All-Pac-10 awards at the position. After...

WSU women’s swimmer Jewel Springer celebrates senior night with her family before an NCAA women’s swim meet against University of Idaho, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Jewel’s journey: a steady climb

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor February 16, 2023

At first, Jewel Springer hated swimming.  She was forced into it by her dad due to her brother's love for it, she said. Springer is a senior captain for the WSU swim team and a political science...

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor February 2, 2023

This offseason has been filled with turnover for WSU football, with players graduating, coming and going via the transfer portal and coaching changes. But WSU has filled their last open coaching spot with...

Leaders of ZZU CRU, WSUs offical student section, present Ben Chase (center) a ZZU CRU shirt prior to the WSU vs. Utah football game on Oct. 27.

Ben Chase: The man living every sport’s fan dream

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter November 1, 2022

Meet Ben Chase, University of Florida graduate in 2014 and working in Name-image-and-likeness-consulting before wanting to road trip.  While researching college football road trips, and with the help...

Abbott at a WSU football game during the 2021 season.

Message from the sports editor

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor January 20, 2022

My name is Tom Abbott, and I am currently the sports editor at The Daily Evergreen.  Sports writing is something I have wanted to do for a very long time. One of my first memories associated with...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) high-fives teammates after being substituted during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against California, Saturday, Jan. 15, in Beasley Coliseum.

Gueye earns second Pac-12 accolade

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

WSU men’s basketball freshman Mouhamed Gueye won his second PAC-12 Freshman of The Week Award for his efforts against Stanford and UC Berkeley. Gueye was announced as the freshman of the week on Monday. During...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova (15) prepares to spike the ball on Nov. 5, 2021, in Pullman.

Rubright returns to roots

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter January 13, 2022

WSU volleyball is bringing home Washington native Shea Rubright.  Rubright played her last three years at Minnesota. The Gophers finished last season ranked No. 7 with a 22-9...

WSU mens rugby poses for a team photo.

WSU rugby looks toward nationals

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor October 28, 2021

WSU rugby is a club team on campus that provides a social setting while promoting physical fitness among members in a competitive atmosphere. Rugby has a misunderstood reputation as “football without...

Chloe Larson, Pac-12 50-meter freestyle champion, is recognized on the field alongside Butch T. Cougar during a football game against Martin Stadium on Sept. 11, 2021, in Martin Stadium.

WSU swimmer excels in and out of the pool

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter October 28, 2021

When thinking of great swimmers, the likes of Michael Phelps and Katie Ledecky come to mind. For Cougs, the name that comes to mind is fifth-year Chloe Larson. Larson, who has paved the way for WSU...

WSU midfielder Sydney Pulver tries to stop Stanford midfielder Naomi Girma’s attack on Oct. 7 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

Fifth-year senior pulverizes opposition

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

Only one person can hold the record for overall games played for WSU soccer.  That person is Sydney Pulver, fifth-year phenom and quiet leader on the soccer team. Pulver has played 90 matches...

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