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Week Two Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Two Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the teams in the Pac-12 North division stack up after week two. No. 9 Stanford University Senior running back Bryce Love rolled as Stanford won a statement game over then-No. 17 University of Southern California 17-3. Love ran for 136-yards and a touchdown on 22 carries for the Ca...

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Another week has gone by and it’s another clean sheet for the WSU offensive line. Of the 108 passing attempts thrown from graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II and the three attempts from redshirt junior Anthony Gordon, neither quarterback has been taken down for a sack in 2018. That’s a pretty...

Cougs shut out Spartans

Cougs shut out Spartans

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated San Jose State University on Saturday night in Martin Stadium 31-0. The Cougars defense clamped down on San Jose State keeping the Spartans off the scoreboard and securing their second straight season with a home opener shut out. It isn’t always the case that the WSU (2-0)...

Keys to the game: San Jose State

Keys to the game: San Jose State

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

The Cougars enter their home opener as a 35.5-point favorite to beat San Jose State University. That’s a good indication of how this game should go, even if the Cougars don’t cover that colossal spread. However, it isn’t a long shot for them to do it, and if they do, these are my keys to make...

Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

Regardless of how WSU fares in its home opener against San Jose State University, it will be nearly impossible to top the historic matchup 63 years ago. The game took place on Rogers Field just adjacent to where Martin Stadium currently stands. The now-practice fields of WSU football hosted a game...

Finding a way out

Finding a way out

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

A bed in a Motel 6, the backseat of a Chevrolet TrailBlazer and the floor of a church: all places James Williams II had to sleep and call home for about a year as his family made the transition from Toledo, Ohio, to Burbank, California. It wasn’t easy, but the redshirt junior running back got through...

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Every week this season, I will be assessing the play of each of the six teams in the Pac-12 North division and ranking them. Here is how the teams stack up after week one.   No. 10 Stanford University   Despite looking sluggish in the first half against San Diego State University, the Cardinal f...

Portion of State Route 26 to close over football season

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge on State Route 26 will be undergoing repairs later this month with potential impacts on travel to and from Pullman during WSU football season. Drivers headed east and westbound along State Route 26 through Othello will be rerouted south to Connell before rejoining State Route 26. The project...

Former Cougs signed to NFL practice squads

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver River Cracraft and linebacker Frankie Luvu were cut from NFL rosters Saturday, but today all three were signed to practice squads. Falk was cut by the Tennessee Titans who drafted him in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft at 199th overall and signed...

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated the University of Wyoming 41-19 Saturday afternoon on the road in Laramie, Wyoming, for the team’s 2018 season opener. If you never watched the second quarter, you would have thought this game was a blow out because in the second quarter the Cougars surrendered 14 points via...

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

The 34-week wait for Cougar football Saturday is officially over. To start the season WSU will travel to Laramie, Wyoming, where it will face the University of Wyoming for the seventh time in series history. The matchup is the latter half of a home-and-home series with Wyoming that was made official...

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

WSU football returns to the field Saturday for the team’s season-opener in Laramie against the University of Wyoming. Here are a few reasons why you should be excited. The first is Head Coach Mike Leach, perhaps the most quotable coach if not the most entertaining. I for one can’t wait for post-game...

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