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Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Former WSU quarterback Alex Brink will replace fellow Cougar quarterback Jason Gesser as the radio analyst for home and away football broadcasts on the WSU IMG Sports Network, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens confirmed this morning. Gesser, the current assistant athletic director for the...

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Sports

In a little over a week WSU football begins its season in Laramie against University of Wyoming, and after the departure of record-setting quarterback Luke Falk, the question of who will lead the Air Raid offense still remains unanswered. Let’s look at the three candidates who are vying for the...

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars’ defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys gave us a bit of a mystery to solve when he singled out five to six of his reserve players who are ready to contribute. “The offense is way ahead when it comes to our two’s versus their two’s,” Claeys said. “However, there are five kids,...

Lolohea leaving WSU, expected to transfer

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Cougar junior defensive tackle Jonathan Lolohea, a member of the 2018 recruiting class, has left the program, according to The Spokesman-Review. Lolohea arrived in Pullman in January and throughout the spring and fall was in contention to be the starting nose tackle. Lolohea was initially interested...

From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

From ‘Last Chance U’ to Wazzu

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

From high school ball on Florida’s southern shores to playing at a junior college in Independence, Kansas, it seems fitting that the next stop for junior wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. and sophomore safety Chad Davis Jr. would be on the op-posite side of the country from where they started their...

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

Minshew shines in second scrimmage

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

In the second scrimmage of WSU football’s fall camp, we learned perhaps what we already knew: graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II is separating himself as the Cougars starting quarterback. His stats wouldn’t suggest he distanced himself as the starter, but the command he showed with the first...

Martin Stadium do’s and don’ts for home games

Martin Stadium do’s and don’ts for home games

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Beware of WSU’s clear bag policy, don’t forget essential belongings

Introducing: New Cougs on the block

Introducing: New Cougs on the block

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

August 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

It’s a new school year, and for newcomers to WSU, it is important to get acquainted with roommates, classmates, frater-nity and sorority members. And just as it is a new school year, it is a new football season as well, which makes it equally important to become familiarized with the new-comers...

Two players leave football team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 12, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, News, Sports

Redshirt sophomore safety Dylan Axelson and junior linebacker Kendrick Catis have left the WSU football team, according to The Spokesman-Review. A reason for their departures was unclear, according to the Spokesman, but both have been practicing with the team throughout fall camp. Catis, a transfer...

Cougars open fall camp

August 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Photos, Sports

WSU football opened fall camp Friday at Rogers Field and Martin Stadium. The Cougars continue camp 2 p.m. Saturday at Sacajawea Junior High School in Lewiston, Idaho.

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

Leach wants to name starting quarterback prior to season opener

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed his timeline for naming a starting quarterback, the Cougars depth at multiple positions and the current front runners for starting on the offensive line during a conference call with the media Thursday. The Cougars kickoff fall camp Friday and Leach said he hopes...

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

Closure on State Route 26 may affect move-in traffic

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

July 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, Safety, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge in Adams County will go under construction in the middle of August, requiring a 32-mile detour along State Route 26, a highway many WSU students from Western Washington take as they move back to Pullman for the school year. The project will repair a concrete girder bridge in the southern...

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