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Cougs compete in first away game

Cougs compete in first away game

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

The Cougars (5-0, 2-0) will put their undefeated record on the line as they travel to Eugene to face Oregon (4-1, 1-1) Saturday. WSU football started the season with five straight homes games and will be making its first road trip this weekend. Redshirt senior running back Jamal Morrow said he is...

Football faces test in Eugene

Football faces test in Eugene

BRADEN JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

October 5, 2017


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Sports

This one has “trap game” written all over it. Coming off its first win over a top-five opponent in 25 years on Friday, an emotional letdown from No. 11 WSU is entirely possible when it travels to Eugene to take on what's left of the Oregon football team on Saturday. Banged up on both sides...

Flag displayed for 200th time on ESPN

Flag displayed for 200th time on ESPN

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 5, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports

This weekend in Fort Worth, Texas the Ol’ Crimson Booster Club, a non-profit organization, will wave a Cougar flag for the 200th straight appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay. This was made possible by Tom Pounds, a WSU alumnus who graduated in 1981 with a degree in mechanical engineering. Pounds...

Sorenson beats cancer again

Sorenson beats cancer again

CODY COTTIER, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Uncategorized

Former WSU lineman Riley Sorenson is now in remission after three cycles of chemotherapy for testicular cancer, his girlfriend tweeted today. “Thank you all for the love and support,” Elisabeth Haffner wrote. Sorenson was originally diagnosed with cancer in 2016, but he beat it in time for...

Oregon remains a serious Pac-12 competitor

Oregon remains a serious Pac-12 competitor

BRADEN JOHNSON, Evergreen reporter

October 3, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

University of Oregon football Head Coach Willie Taggart said Monday that sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert will be “out for a while” after suffering a broken collarbone late in the first quarter of Saturday’s 45-24 win over California. Additionally, senior running back Royce Freeman exited...

Pac-12 fines WSU for fans storming field

Pac-12 fines WSU for fans storming field

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

The Pac-12 Conference has decided to fine WSU for fans rushing the field Friday night after the Cougars’ 30-27 victory over University of Southern California. Dave Hirsch, vice president of communications for the Pac-12, said the decision came after the conference reviewed all games that took place...

Associated Press ranks Cougars at No. 11

Associated Press ranks Cougars at No. 11

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

October 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

WSU football climbed five spots to No. 11 in Associated Press’ top 25 poll released Sunday morning. The ranking is the highest for the Cougars since 2003. They reached No. 3 in 2002. The leap came after the Cougars (5-0, 2-0) outlasted University of Southern California (4-1, 2-1), winning 30-27...

No. 16 WSU upsets No. 5 USC

No. 16 WSU upsets No. 5 USC

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

No. 16 WSU (5-0, 2-0) pulled off the upset victory over No. 5 University of Southern California (4-1, 2-1) in front of a sellout crowd at Martin Stadium on Friday night. The 30-27 victory marks the Cougars’ first regular season defeat of a top-five team in 25 years. The 33,773 fans at the game screamed...

Student organizing demonstration for USC game

Student organizing demonstration for USC game

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

A student-led demonstration will take place in the stands during the Cougars’ home football game against University of Southern California on Friday. The demonstration, called “Uniting for Change”, encourages students, staff and the Pullman community to bring signs and flags representing wh...

Cougar football hoping to rattle Trojans

Cougar football hoping to rattle Trojans

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

  Two undefeated Pac-12 teams will take the field Friday night when No. 5 University of Southern California Trojans (4-0, 2-0) travel to Pullman to take on WSU (4-0, 1-0). The Trojans are coming off a 30-20 victory over Cal (3-1, 0-1) on Saturday. USC Head Coach Clay Helton said traveling...

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

Redshirt senior running back Gerard Wicks hopes to eventually play for a franchise in the NFL, not unheard of from athletes in college football.  But air-raid offensive schemes can undoubtedly hinder the production of backs like Wicks who hope to be drafted. Head Coach Mike Leach is well...

Friday’s game limits campus parking lots

Friday’s game limits campus parking lots

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Local, Men's, News, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

WSU students, faculty and staff will face parking issues as fans and alumni travel to Pullman for today's game. Permit holders will be required to vacate affected lots, which include all parking garages and almost all other permit lots on campus, by 1 p.m. in anticipation of the game’s 7:30 p.m....

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