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HBO comes to Pullman

HBO comes to Pullman

GRACE ARNIS, Evergreen deputy sports editor

September 18, 2019

HBO Sports executive producer Rick Bernstein announced in an HBO press release that they finalized a series to feature college football teams during October, including the No. 19 WSU football team for two games. According to HBO’s press release, 24/7 COLLEGE FOOTBALL will air at 10 p.m. ET Oct....

Pac-12 football power rankings

Pac-12 football power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2019

  (10) Utah (3-0, Last: 1) The Utes continue to cruise, handling FCS Idaho State 31-0. Senior quarterback Tyler Huntley completed nearly 80 percent of his passes for 282 yards and three touchdowns, while senior running back Zach Moss hauled in ten balls for 106 yards and a score. If Utah can e...

Cougs defeat Coogs

Cougs defeat Coogs

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 15, 2019

No. 20 WSU football battled the University of Houston Cougars Friday night at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas, resulting in a 31-24 win for WSU. In the Cougars vs. Cougars game, the scoring did not start until the second quarter on a 13-yard touchdown pass from senior quarterback D’Eriq King to j...

SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU Beginner’s Guide to Gambling

SATIRE: Houston vs. WSU  Beginner’s Guide to Gambling

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2019

As Method Man of the Wu-Tang Clan once said: “Cash rules everything around me. CREAM, get the money. Dollar dollar bill y’all.” That idea still rings true to this day and everybody knows the best way to make money is sports prop bets. “Things like the spread and the over/under are just...

Cougars take on Cougars in Houston

Cougars take on Cougars in Houston

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 12, 2019

Football team seeks to keep strong offense, improve defenseNo. 20 WSU football will have its first road game against the University of Houston at 6:15 p.m. on Friday at the Houston Texans’ NRG Stadium. The Cougars (2-0) travel to Houston after a blowout 59-17 victory against the University of...

Pac-12 Power Rankings

Pac-12 Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 9, 2019

      (11) Utah (2-0, Last: 2) A convincing 35-17 win over Northern Illinois and a UW collapse, move the Utes into the top spot in the conference. Quarterback Tyler Huntley was efficient in the win, passing for 214 yards and a score on 14 completions. Utah hosts Idaho State next week to con...

Cougars send Bears into early hibernation

Cougars send Bears into early hibernation

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2019

WSU played its second non-conference scheduled game of the season against the University of Northern Colorado Bears on Saturday, resulting in a 59-17 win for the Cougars. The scoring started in the first quarter with redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon throwing to redshirt senior wide receiver...

Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

Cougars to battle Northern Colorado Bears

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

No. 22 WSU Football will face the University of Northern Colorado Bears at 2 p.m. Saturday at Martin Stadium. The Cougars (1-0) are coming off a 58-7 victory against New Mexico State University, which was Head Coach Mike Leach's 50th win at WSU. Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon earned...

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

40 years of Cougar football, friendship

EMMA LEDBETTER, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2019

This weekend’s football game against Northern Colorado is a special occasion for a particular group of Cougs. WSU alumnus George Adams and his friends from Neill Hall — back when it was a residence hall — are celebrating their 40th anniversary of knowing each other by convening in Pullman this...

Pac-12 football power rankings

Pac-12 football power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2019

(14) Washington (1-0, Last: 1) Jacob Eason and company didn't miss a beat from last year's Rose Bowl squad, crushing Eastern Washington 47-14. Eason completed 75 percent of his passes for 349 yards and four touchdowns, and the Huskies racked up 200 yards on the ground. 2. (13) Utah (1-0, L...

Cougars trample Aggies

Cougars trample Aggies

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 2, 2019

No. 23 WSU football opened up their season with a 58-7 victory over the New Mexico State University Aggies on Saturday night in Martin Stadium. The Aggies won the coin toss and elected to receive the ball first. Their first drive resulted in a missed 51-yard field goal from senior kicker Dylan Brown. The...

Opinion: football key matchups

Opinion: football key matchups

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

August 29, 2019

Expectations have never been higher for No. 23 WSU football. A year after posting a program-record 11 wins, the Cougars find themselves in the AP preseason poll for only the fourth time since 1952. How can WSU get its season off on the right foot this weekend? Here are three key matchups as Washington...

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