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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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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, Mens, 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...

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

Media failed at Pac-12 Media Day by not addressing mental health

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

July 26, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Pac-12 Media Day has come and gone, and by now just about everyone has speculated on the conference's downfalls and why they think its heading in the wrong direction. But yesterday when coaches took the podium to field questions, it was the media that dropped the ball, not the conference of champions. Of...

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

Leach discusses reporting injuries, quarterback competition

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

July 25, 2018


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

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach discussed recruiting players to Pullman, coaching changes and disclosing player injuries at the 2018 Pac-12 Media Day in Los Angeles on Wednesday. Some of the usual antics Leach partakes in at his pressers were more reserved while he sat in front of a national audience. His...

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Sports

The parents of Tyler Hilinski announced Tuesday during an interview on NBC's TODAY show that their son had the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in January. The Mayo Clinic in Florida contacted Mark and...

WSU creates clear bag policy for football games

WSU creates clear bag policy for football games

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 21, 2018


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

Fans attending home football games at Martin Stadium this season will have to use a clear bag for their belongings due to a new athletics policy. The new policy states bags must be clear PVC, vinyl or plastic and cannot exceed a certain size, according to a WSU Athletics press release. Other appropriate...

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