The Daily Evergreen

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...

The calm after the storm: Shalom Luani’s story

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Handling adversity is something most students in college have faced, or will face sometime in their academic careers. For most, it’s just a part of learning and growing up.For student-athletes, they are under a media microscope when dealing with adversity on and off the field. Some will fall and so...

WSU swimming to compete in Ohio State Invitational

GABRIEL BRAVO | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s swimming team will begin the three day long Ohio State Invitational in Columbus, Ohio today.Coming off of a back-to-back winning streak, the Cougs look to closeout 2016 with one more victory.“I think we feel really confident,” sophomore Ciera Kelly said. “We’re not worried at all. It’s al...

Top-25 showdown looms in Boulder

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Looking to add to its best start to conference play in program history, the 22nd-ranked WSU football team heads to Boulder for a top-25 showdown with the No. 10 Colorado Buffaloes.The Cougars (8-2, 7-0) are riding an eight-game winning streak and enter their matchup against the Buffaloes (8-2, 6-1) wit...

NCAA Tournament hopes still alive for volleyball

NCAA Tournament hopes still alive for volleyball

From staff reports

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s volleyball team is back on the road this weekend to face off against No. 16 Utah and Colorado.After defeating both Arizona and Arizona State last weekend at home, the Cougars (19-9, 9-7) seem to be improving with every match in order to stay competitive in the conference.The Cougars...

WSU men’s basketball outlasts Central Washington University

GARRETT GLUCK | Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s basketball team got off to a slow start against Central Washington University, but was able to come back and win due to a second-half run.WSU (2-0, 0-0) was able to outlast the Wildcats for an 81-76 win in Kennewick at the Toyota Center on Tuesday in what could’ve been a potential up...

The Portland Trail Blazers drew the short straw this year

The Portland Trail Blazers drew the short straw this year

CHRIS ARNESON | Evergreen columnist

November 17, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

Don’t tell point guard Damian Lillard, but the Blazers need a miracle to make it out of the Western Conference this season.Despite a shellacking by the Chicago Bulls on Tuesday night, Portland is sitting at (7-5), a solid start to the season. But if you take a closer look at what they are up against...

Men’s basketball opens season against Montana State

GABRIEL BRAVO | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s basketball team will start its regular season against Montana State University on Friday in Pullman.“Opening night is a very exciting time,” said Head Coach Ernie Kent via WSU Athletic Communication. “I don’t care which sports you’re in, having the opportunity to do it this ...

Marks’ road to the WSU record books hasn’t been an easy one

Marks’ road to the WSU record books hasn’t been an easy one

JAMIE JONES | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The last time someone heard cheering and screaming from a hospital room was in the famous film, “Remember the Titans,” when Gerry Bertier, played by Ryan Hurst, was paralyzed in his hospital room, watching his team play ball from afar.Redshirt senior wide receiver Gabe Marks refers to this scene to...

Pullman High School defeats defending state champs

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Pullman High School football beat the defending state champions, Prosser High School in Martin Stadium on Tuesday night for a winner-goes-to-state playoff game.The Pullman Greyhounds pulled away with a 14-13 victory in a low-scoring, defense-filled competition.Pullman got on the board first, but it wasn...

WSU seeks to avenge past losses to California

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

Fans can expect a high scoring contest when the WSU football team takes on California in Martin Stadium on Saturday night.WSU (7-2, 6-0) and Cal (4-5, 2-4) average a combined 82.7 points-per-game behind two of the nation’s top-three leaders in passing yards.Redshirt junior quarterback Luke Falk leads...

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