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Youthful WSU women’s basketball ready to face the Lions

From staff reports

November 10, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s basketball team takes on Loyola Marymount University in their first regular season game of the season.The Cougars are coming off an exhibition win over the University of Alaska Anchorage on Sunday.Junior guard Pinelopi Pavlopoulou and sophomore forward Borislava Hristova led the Cou...

WSU makes a statement with blowout win

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

After a 69-7 win against the University of Arizona, WSU football seems to have turned the season around completely.The Cougs (7-2, 6-0), who are undefeated in conference play, became a different team from the beginning of the season, when they started off 0-2.“The sky’s the limit for us,” redsh...

WSU is firing on all cylinders at the right time

WSU is firing on all cylinders at the right time

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

November 8, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

After a sunny afternoon in Pullman, Saturday’s conference date between Washington State University and Arizona presented a bright future for the Cougs.The rather mild kickoff temperature, which was nearly 20 degrees above average this time of year, accompanied an avalanche.The avalanche – coming in...

WSU beats UW 2-0

From staff reports

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The WSU soccer team triumphed over rival University of Washington in their final game of the 2016 season.The Cougars recorded two goals against the Huskies while shutting them out.It was the Cougars 13th consecutive win over the Huskies, following a victory in Seattle in 2015.Senior midfield Kailiana ...

Rigoni always playing with Dad’s Weekend vibes

Rigoni always playing with Dad’s Weekend vibes

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

With the No. 23 WSU women’s volleyball team returning home for a pair of matches against Oregon State and No. 20 Oregon this weekend, junior setter Nicole Rigoni draws from the same sources of motivation she has for her entire playing career: her dad and playing in the Pac-12.“My dad is definitely ...

Beavers, Ducks follow the Oregon Trail to Pullman

Beavers, Ducks follow the Oregon Trail to Pullman

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

Losing five of its last seven matches, the No. 23 WSU women’s volleyball team comes home this weekend to compete against Oregon State and No. 20 Oregon in Bohler Gym.The Cougars (17-7, 7-5) currently sit in a three-way tie for fifth place in the Pac-12 and the team is looking to reverse course and r...

WSU takes on the Wildcats

WSU takes on the Wildcats

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

WSU football looks to extend their six-game winning streak Saturday afternoon as they take on the University of Arizona Wildcats in a Dad’s Weekend showdown.WSU (6-2, 5-0) moved up to No. 25 in the country for the first time this season in the College Football Playoff rankings on Tuesday. The Cougs ar...

Rowing heads to Lake Washington

Rowing heads to Lake Washington

GABRIEL BRAVO | Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s rowing team will head to Seattle and compete in its final race for the fall season at the Head of the Lake hosted by the Lake Washington Rowing Club.Rowing against the Cougs will be Stanford University, Oregon State University, Gonzaga University, Seattle University, University of Portl...

Cougs crack the top 25; become bowl eligible

Cougs crack the top 25; become bowl eligible

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

The 25th ranked Cougars (6-2, 5-0) not only earned a spot in the AP top 25, but clinched their second consecutive postseason berth. This is the first time WSU has been to back-to-back bowl games since the 2002 and 2003 seasons and just the second time since the beginning of the program.Despite their su...

Guilty until proven innocent or innocent until proven guilty

JACOB MOORE | Evergreen columnist

November 1, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports

WSU President Kirk Shulz cannot review Robert Barber’s case.

Cougs overcome 21-point deficit

Cougs overcome 21-point deficit

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

After a slow start, WSU was able to escape Corvallis with a 35-31 win over Oregon State University on Saturday night for its fifth straight conference win.The Cougars (6-2, 5-0) have been plagued with slow starts for much of the season, and this game was no different. The offense failed to find a rhyt...

WSU volleyball struggles against No. 17 Stanford and California

WSU volleyball struggles against No. 17 Stanford and California

JESSE WOODHEAD | Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2016


Filed under Features, Sports, Womens

This weekend, No. 18 WSU women’s volleyball team (17-7, 7-5) suffered two losses against No. 17 Stanford (14-6, 8-4) and the University of California, Berkeley (9-13, 3-9) while on the road.The Cougs lost against Stanford in three sets with scores of 25-18, 25-21, 25-21. WSU then suffered an upset in...

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