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Bucannon’s breakout

Bucannon’s breakout

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Better than the Legion of Boom. That’s the buzz from the Seahawks’ division rival in Glendale, Arizona anyways. The Arizona Cardinals’ secondary has been predicted to be as good, if not better, than the Seahawks ‘Legion of Boom’ secondary.Part of the reason why the Cardinals secondary has receive...

Picks and tricks for fantasy

Ryan Farren | Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Fantasy football is finally upon us as the NFL regular season is quickly approaching. There are multiple strategies fantasy owners can use when drafting this year, but one thing is consistent—being able to identify potential studs, busts, and sleepers. The ability to identify these factors is cruci...

Suiting up to lead

Evan Baron | Evergreen sports editor

August 28, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

It’s a hot, sunny day in Pullman, and redshirt junior linebacker Darryl Monroe is getting ready for practice to start. He stands at 6’1”, 235 pounds—a player who has ability to shed the block of a defensive lineman and lay a huge hit on a quarterback.After running through their routine warm up d...

Cougar women training hard for upcoming season

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen contributor

July 16, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Most WSU student-athletes will tell you that preparing to win during the regular season begins in the offseason. It's those extra reps in the weight room, those last few laps on the track or those baskets they make on their own, when no one is watching, that enable the athletes to shine when all eyes ar...

Four Cougars selected in MLB draft

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Four WSU baseball players now have the chance to leave their mark on professional baseball.Outfielder Yale Rosen, third baseman Nick Tanielu, pitcher Tanner Chleborad and catcher and outfielder Collin Slaybaugh were each selected in the 2014 MLB first-year player draft on Saturday.Rosen was chosen in ...

Sherman doesn’t fear the Madden curse, but I do

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

June 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Most NFL athletes will tell you team accolades take precedent over personal ones, settling on a go-to phrase like “Super Bowl or Bust.” That being said, there are few higher honors in professional football than that of gracing the cover of the Madden NFL 15 video game.Fresh off a Super Bowl win, Sea...

Athletics gets new home: Football Ops Building completed

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen reporter

June 4, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

WSU officially gained ground in the ever-expanding college football facilities arms race.Members of the media were privileged to have a first look inside the 84,192 sq. feet Martin Stadium Football Operations Building yesterday afternoon after 18 months of construction.The five-story building, totaling $...

All-Star Lacy to pack bags for China

All-Star Lacy to pack bags for China

From staff reports

May 23, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

Rising senior DaVonté Lacy will soon be packing his bags for China.The Pac-12 announced Friday that Lacy was selected as one of 13 conference all-stars who will participate in a four-game tour of the country.The team, playing under Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak, will represent 10 of the Pac-12 universities (ex...

Cardinals right in choosing Bucannon

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

When the Arizona Cardinals chose Deone Bucannon as the No. 27 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, they made an important decision. They obtained a player who works hard and hits harder. If they give him the chance to play when the season begins, he will make an even bigger impact than he has had on some of the...

Shelton steps closer to pro team

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports

The professional ranks grow closer for former WSU forward D.J. Shelton. The California native has long had his sights set on the NBA, and his workout last Monday with the Sacramento Kings is another step toward that goal.The workout was the first on a long list of NBA pre-draft auditions Shelton has...

Thane Pierson and WSU track & field ready for Tucson

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track & field reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The Cougars will travel south to warmer weather in Tucson, Ariz., this weekend to contend in the University of Arizona’s Jim Click Shootout, while 16 other WSU athletes will stick closer to home and compete in Spokane. WSU sophomore high jumper Thane Pierson is looking to keep his momentum rolling int...

Battle of the sexes; WSU women’s soccer faces off against men’s club

Battle of the sexes; WSU women’s soccer faces off against men’s club

Robin Dich | Evergreen soccer reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

A gender grudge match is scheduled to take place this Saturday on the soccer pitch.WSU continues its yearly match up against the men’s soccer club at noon on Grimes Field.Last weekend the team traveled to Boise, Idaho, and swept the double-header. The Cougars defeated both Boise State Broncos and the Uta...

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