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Hilinski’s quarterback ability is no surprise

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen sports editor

April 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Men's, Sports

At first glance, the 6-foot-4-inch signal caller donning the No. 3 royal-blue WSU football practice jersey looks the part of any position besides quarterback.But watch redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski scramble outside the pocket during a practice play using his gazelle-like stride and su...

Palouse Throwdown provides competition for all athletes

GABRIEL BRAVO | Evergreen reporter

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports

Students will have an opportunity to show off their athletic ability at UREC’s third annual Palouse Throwdown today, a CrossFit competition at the Valley Road Playfields.Event coordinator Matthew Atwell said fitness competitions have really taken off in the past few years, and he wanted to provide ...

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...

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, Women's

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...

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, Men's, 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...

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, Women's

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, Women's

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...

Cougs get blown out by Washington

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Men's, 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, Women's

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 struggles continue

From staff reports

November 28, 2016


Filed under Features, Men's, 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...

Top-25 showdown looms in Boulder

NICK THOMAS | Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Men's, 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...

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