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Just keeps playing

Just keeps playing

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen reporter

September 19, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Cougar fans see Dom Williams lining up against the cornerback on Saturdays, standing at 6 feet 2 inches tall and 190 pounds. During his three seasons at WSU, Williams has grown into an elite receiver for Cougars. Williams lead the Cougars with 16.2 yards per catch, and also recorded seven touchdowns l...

Lee aims for the green

Beau Baily Evergreen golf reporter

September 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Sang Lee never stopped learning.It is one of the pillars of his preparation that has allowed him to improve each year at Washington State, and what has allowed him to play what he thinks is his best golf going into what will be his senior season.“Golf can be played in many different ways,” Lee s...

Nothing’s going to change

Nothing’s going to change

Chet Broberg | Evergreen football reporter

September 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

If the Cougar football team is going to contain the speed of the Oregon Ducks, they will need to play to the best of their ability and muster all of their effort on both sides of the ball.WSU football Head Coach Mike Leach and players Cyrus Coen, Dominique Williams and Kalafitoni Pole addressed these ...

The gentle giant; the story of Jeremiah Allison

The gentle giant; the story of Jeremiah Allison

By Beau Baily | Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

At 6-2, 224 pounds of pure athleticism, you might get a little intimidated at first. But then you hear a soft, gentle, articulated voice that expresses confidence, maturity, and calm.The name of the highly-touted linebacker out of Dorsey High School in Los Angeles is no doubt one most Cougar fans are probabl...

One stroke at a time; Aylard succeeds

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's rowing reporter

September 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The appearance of the varsity eight shell sliding across the water looks graceful, elegant, even effortless.The faces of the rowers, starting at the bow where Mickey Aylard sits with her face tightened in concentration and effort, all follow that same pattern of focus, pain and stubborn determination...

For love of the game

For love of the game

Chet Broberg | Evergreen reporter

September 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

It starts as a couple of casual games and then turns into a passion. That’s Cory Foss’s story.Foss, a fifth-year senior from Spokane, is the president and a captain of the WSU Ultimate Disc club. He was introduced to the sport in high school, playing unstructured pick-up games with his friends afte...

Back to Triple-A

Chet Broberg | Evergreen columnist

September 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Catcher Mike Zunino has hit twenty home runs for the Seattle Mariners so far this season, but his season should have been spent with the Rainers. Zunino’s rapid rise through the Mariner’s farm system made it appear as if he were destined for greatness, while in reality it may have jeopardized his...

A different view of the Cougars

A different view of the Cougars

Chet Broberg | Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

While WSU football fans will attend the first home Cougar football game this Saturday, a select number of students will get the first CRIMZONE experience.The special new section will offer a premium viewing experience for students in the west end zone of Martin Stadium. This section is not being billed...

Wetterstrom: Showing signs of a champion

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen women's swimming reporter

September 10, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

Junior swimmer Presley Wetterstrom’s work ethic is unmatched.“Every day, we can turn our back and know that Presley is doing the right thing,” assistant coach Adriana Quirke said. “Her intrinsic motivation is unmatched.”Wetterstrom, originally from Colfax, Calif., began her swimming career on a recr...

WSU defense isn’t winning championships

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen columnist

September 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

The WSU football team entered this season with high expectations, and a possibility to qualify for a major bowl game this season. After a 0-2 start with losses to Rutgers and Nevada, the defense has been the most glaring weakness for the team thus far.Head Coach Mike Leach has expressed great disappoi...

Solving the equation

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 9, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Consistency, finishing drives and taking responsibility. Those are the areas football Head Coach Mike Leach and his team said need to improve if they want to turn their so far dreary season around. Redshirt junior Joe Dahl, junior Jeremiah Allison, and redshirt freshman Jamal Morrow joined Leach at yes...

Get to know Greeny

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's volleyball reporter

September 4, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

A great coach, a great athlete and a familiar Cougar background: that is what probably comes to mind when you think about WSU women’s head volleyball coach Jen Greeny. Greeny’s Cougar pride runs deep; she played basketball and volleyball during her days as a student athlete at WSU. Greeny got the opp...

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