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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...

What to expect from Wyoming

What to expect from Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

The Cougars’ week one opponent, the University of Wyoming, partook in college football’s opening weekend, or week zero as some people are calling it, and it was a great opportunity to see what the Cougs can expect this week. The Cowboys didn’t need to show too much of their playbook with an...

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Without even taking a snap, the Cougars already lead the nation in one department: the 19 “or’s” that separate players in the newly-released 2018 depth chart. It doesn’t come as a surprise to see the word “or” between players. WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has used this particular technique...

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

RYAN MOSHER and RACHEL SUN, Evergreen sports editor and news editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

19-year old WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher was arrested early Friday morning at 12:25 a.m. for a "Baby" DUI charge with blood alcohol levels measured twice at .o76 and .078. A "Baby" DUI is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. Fisher was arrested on the corner of NE B Street...

Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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...

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