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College GameDay has arrived

College GameDay has arrived

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018

Fans and students waited for hours Wednesday afternoon just outside of Martin Stadium awaiting the arrival of the ESPN College GameDay bus. Coug fans crowded the sidewalk around Stadium Way to celebrate the arrival of the ESPN crew. The fans lined up on both sides of the street with the band and cheer...

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2018

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week six.   No. 12 University of Oregon (Last: 2)   The Ducks got their signature win, vanquishing the University of Washington Huskies 30-27 Saturday in overtime. This was a back-and-forth affair, featuring four different ties wher...

College Gameday finally comes to Pullman

College Gameday finally comes to Pullman

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018

What many considered to be impossible will finally take place in Pullman for the first time ever. ESPN’s College Gameday will come to Pullman in anticipation of the matchup between the No. 25 Cougs and the No. 12 University of Oregon on Saturday. College Gameday broke the news via its Twitter account...

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 11, 2018

Prior to this season, Cougar football was predicted to finish fifth in the North division in the Pac-12 media poll. Halfway through its schedule, WSU is 5-1. Will the success dry up soon or will the Cougars prove they deserve more attention? The only loss currently blemishing their record is a narrow...

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 9, 2018

In order to successfully run the Air Raid offense, it is crucial that the quarterback makes some great throws. However, it is just as important that they have excellent receivers. Saturday night against Oregon State University sophomore wide receiver Tay Martin had a magnificent game to earn our Evergreen...

Week Six Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Six Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 9, 2018

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week five. WSU (Last: 4) It’s time. The Cougs are No. 1 in these power rankings after cruising to a 56-37 win at Oregon State University. Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II continued his dominant season, completing 30 of 40 pass a...

Cougars beat Beavers

Cougars beat Beavers

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 7, 2018

A quick start set the tempo for WSU football who ultimately claimed a 56-37 victory over Oregon State University in Corvallis on Saturday night. The Cougs were out to a 14-point lead in the first three minutes of action, all it took was a three play 75-yard drive and a blocked punt by redshirt junior...

Cougs battle OSU in Corvallis

Cougs battle OSU in Corvallis

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2018

When WSU football heads to Corvallis on Saturday to face Oregon State University, they will be heavily favored to walk away with a victory but the Cougs aren’t taking the one win Beavers lightly. Head Coach Mike Leach said OSU has been steadily improving this season. “You just try to keep getting...

17.5 miles of State Route 26 to close for repair

17.5 miles of State Route 26 to close for repair

RYAN MOSHER and CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen sports editor and Evergreen reporter

October 2, 2018

The Washington State Department of Transportation announced that State Route 26 will close for repairs starting Oct. 15 and will finish before Thanksgiving on Nov. 22. During that time a 17.5-mile stretch of State Route 26 east of Othello, Washington, will be closed for nearly six weeks. This is...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Easop Winston Jr.

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Easop Winston Jr.

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2018

The Cougs were in trouble. Trailing by three points with less than five minutes to go, WSU had the ball on their own 11-yard line. That’s when the magic happened. Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II dropped a pass right in the breadbasket to redshirt junior receiver Easop Winston Jr.,...

Feelin’ the FitzMagic

Feelin’ the FitzMagic

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 2, 2018

Following WSU’s big conference win against the University of Utah, graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II addressed the media with a bit more swagger than usual. Minshew sported a pair of aviator sunglasses while senior receiver Kyle Sweet accompanied him with a pair of Ray-Bans. Minshew...

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