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WSU third baseman stays grounded through family

TYLER SHUEY | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Features, Sports

Coming from a family of multi-sport athletes, junior third baseman Shane Matheny was never pressured into playing just one game, giving him the opportunity to choose his own athletic path.“[My parents] just let me be what I wanted to be,” Shane said. “My dad is a big golfer, and he golfs right...

WSU Football Women’s Clinic lets moms hit the field

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2017


Filed under Features, Features, Moms Weekend 2017, Sports

WSU moms have the chance to take the field at Martin Stadium today at the 2017 WSU Cougar Football Women’s Clinic, showing off their best touchdown dances, touring the locker rooms and running through a series of callisthenic drills.The annual event gives moms the opportunity to become more familia...

Dupre leads by example as Cougars’ lone senior

Dupre leads by example as Cougars’ lone senior

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen sports editor

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Whistling winds and snowbanks piled up along the warning track of Bailey-Brayton Field marked the turn into March as the WSU baseball team readied for a weekend series with Stephen F. Austin.Wednesday’s sub-40-degree weather, no fit to host a two-week homestand, heard the popping of a catcher’s m...

Golf’s challenges inspire Brown to strive for excellence

Golf’s challenges inspire Brown to strive for excellence

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

Hiking long stretches of green, enduring long hours under the heat of the sun or bracing a cold wind and battling yourself mentally as crowds watch you play, golf requires more physical precision and repetition than meets the eye.Known as a more laid-back, Sunday afternoon activity, golf is often un...

Cougs get blown out by the Zags in Spokane

Cougs get blown out by the Zags in Spokane

From staff reports

December 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The absence of two leading scorers put an already challenging game to another level for the WSU women’s basketball team Thursday night.WSU (5-4) dropped their fourth loss of the season against Gonzaga University (5-2). The physical game put the Cougars defensive abilities to the test and put several players...

NCAA Volleyball Tournament bound

NCAA Volleyball Tournament bound

From staff reports

December 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The No. 25 WSU women’s volleyball team (21-11, 11-9) earned an NCAA Volleyball Tournament bid and will travel to Madison, Wisconsin, to take on the Marquette Golden Eagles (23-8) in the first round today.The Golden Eagles will be making their sixth consecutive appearance in the NCAA Volleyball Tournamen...

Men’s basketball struggles continue

From staff reports

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s basketball team had trouble finding the bottom of the basket against San Jose State, leading to a Coug defeat.The Spartans (2-3, 0-0) were too much for the Cougs (3-3, 0-0) to handle Sunday in Beasley Coliseum as they came out victorious with a score of 88-76.WSU shook up their startin...

Cougs get blown out by Washington

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

After winning eight games in a row this season, WSU football crashed and burned in its final two regular-season games, falling to No. 9 Colorado on Nov. 19 by a score of 38-24 and to No. 4 Washington 45-17 in the Apple Cup on Friday.It was a disappointing day for the Cougars (8-4, 7-2) as they watched...

Cougar volleyball concludes regular season with loss to UW

From staff reports

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

After defeating USC last Wednesday in Bohler Gym, No. 25 WSU women’s volleyball team (21-11, 11-9) fell against rival No. 7 Washington on Saturday in three sets.The set scores for Saturday’s game were 25-20, 25-23, and 25-21, making for a tough way for the Cougs to end the regular season.“I tho...

Men’s basketball to compete in the US Virgin Islands

GARRETT GLUCK | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s basketball team heads to the U.S. Virgin Islands for the Paradise Jam Tournament where Cougs will take on the No. 22 ranked Creighton Bluejays.The Cougars (2-0, 0-0) are coming into this game after a narrow victory of 81-76 against Central Washington University on Tuesday where they had ...

Big test for the Cougs against Colorado

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

The last time Washington State University won nine consecutive games, Mahatma Gandhi was protesting, Albert Einstein was earning patents and Babe Ruth was playing for the Yankees. The year was 1930 and later on that season, the Cougars faced off with Alabama in the Rose Bowl.In order to match their ...

Playing in the Pac-12 was key for Woodford

Playing in the Pac-12 was key for Woodford

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The Pac-12 has won more NCAA volleyball championships than any other conference in the NCAA and possesses one of the most competitive and intense groups of universities, with ever-changing standings and national rankings each weekWSU volleyball sophomore outside hitter McKenna Woodford said part of w...

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