The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 30, 2023

The end of the athletic season is here and after reviewing each of WSU's program's seasons, there were five players that stood out among their peers for their performances. From being named to their respective...

WSU women’s basketball team dances to “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain  after winning an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

2022–23 WSU athletics: year in review

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 23, 2023

  All but Track and Field is over for WSU athletics in the 2022-23 athletics year. With that brings a flood of memories of the good and the bad of the past year. Several programs had their best years...

Trevor Junt graduates from WSU in spring 2023 with a bachelors in mulitmedia journalism.

Trevor Junt: Leader and a friend


Trevor Junt is the most confident man you will meet at WSU, and he would be the first to tell you that.  It’s not that no one else would say so, it’s just that Trevor would say it before anyone...

Seahawks 2023 NFL Draft. The Seahawks focused on filling needs and defense.

Seahawks get a B+ on 2023 NFL Draft

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor May 4, 2023

The NFL Draft came to a close Saturday. The Seattle Seahawks were one of the top teams to come out of the draft, they came out as a top-10 draft class. In the first round, they drafted Devon Witherspoon...

Aaron Rodgers in December 2019.

Packers trade Aaron Rodgers to New York Jets in familiar deal

GABE KAIJA, Evergreen reporter April 29, 2023

Similar to George Lucas’ "Star Wars" films, the NFL has a history of repeating itself; it’s like poetry, it rhymes. Fifteen years ago, the Green Bay Packers traded legendary quarterback Brett Favre...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward throws a pass during the WSU football spring game, Saturday, April 22, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cam Ward looks more comfortable in new coordinator’s offense

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor April 27, 2023

Crimson quarterback Cam Ward diced up the Gray defense with a succession of passes, including multiple down the seam exposing the linebackers, safeties and slot cornerbacks along with other deep passes...

QB John Mateer looks down the field with hopes to make a big play, April 22.

Rating WSU spring game quarterback play 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2023

When football programs hold their spring game, it is the final showcase of the team to fans before summer starts and there is a short hiatus before the fall season. For WSU and the Crimson and Gray spring...

WSU wide receiver Lincoln Victor hypes up the crowd after a kickoff during an NCAA football match against California, Oct. 1.

WSU slot receivers set for a significant role in 2023 football season

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor April 21, 2023

There is a lot of turnover on both the staff and the roster for WSU football following last season. None more so than in the receiver room, where often most overlooked position on the offense is trying...

WSU wide receiver Tsion Nunnally (89) catches a walk-off touchdown pass during the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Beau Talks Football: Playing in a Spring Game

BEAU BRADEN, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2023

College football spring games are upon us. During this part of the football calendar, many teams play with spring game formats and fan activities to build off-season excitement.  In this iteration...

WSU punter Nick Haberer (left) holds the ball for kicker Dean Janikowski (right) during practice, Aug. 17, at Martin Stadium.

WSU kicker started ‘Kicking Cancer’ fundraiser to honor late mother

ANNIE HAGER April 20, 2023

Dean Janikowski looks down at his hand with the word "mom" written on it in Sharpie before kickoff. Dean is the starting kicker on the WSU football team and plans on playing until he graduates with...

Graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II throws a pass during the 2018 Alamo Bowl against Iowa State on Friday night in San Antonio. Minshew now holds the Pac-12  single season passing record with 4,779 yards, breaking Cals Jared Goffs 4,714 yards in 2015. WSU beat ISU 28-26.

WSU: A tale of two transfer portals

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 14, 2023

The transfer portal debuted in the NCAA in 2018, allowing a streamlined way for collegiate athletes to transfer from one university to another for any reason they so chose. It was a massive step forward...

C.J Stroud in a Houston Texans uniform.

Beau Talks Mocks: Beau Braden’s 2-round NFL Mock Draft

BEAU BRADEN, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2023

The NFL Draft is around the corner and that means all of your favorite outlets are creating mock drafts. Evergreen columnist Beau Braden makes his predictions for where the top-ranked football prospects...

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