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College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen columnist

October 14, 2019

The Associated Press released its Top 25 Poll for Week 8. After the red river rivalry game, between LSU vs. Florida and Alabama vs. Texas A&M, the rankings changed. After this past week, and the release, here is what is right and what is wrong with the AP Poll this week. What is right with th...

Cougars crash and burn in the desert

Cougars crash and burn in the desert

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2019

WSU football traveled to Tempe, Arizona for their second-straight away game to challenge No. 20 Arizona State University on Saturday. The Cougars (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) came to Arizona State after a bye week, followed by a road loss to Utah the week before that. The Sun Devils (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12) rolled...

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

Cougars return to ‘Speed D’

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2019

After dropping their last two games, the Washington State Cougars decided to shake up their defense. Defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys announced on Oct. 4 he would be resigning from his position. This could signify a return to the same brand of defense the Cougars employed the past couple of seasons. The...

Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2019

Former Cougar nickel defensive back Hunter Dale returned to WSU as a defensive quality control assistant, confirmed by Bill Stevens, Associate Director of Athletics, Athletic Communications, on Thursday afternoon. This comes off the heels of Tracy Claeys, former two-year defensive coordinator, abruptly...

Football travels to Tempe for sunny game

Football travels to Tempe for sunny game

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2019

Cougar football travels down to Tempe, Ariz. to play the No. 18 Arizona State University Sun Devils for their third conference game of the season at 12:40 p.m. on Saturday at Sun Devil Stadium. WSU (3-2, 0-2) has a 15-26-2 all-time record against the Sun Devils (4-1, 1-1), even with winning the last...

Men’s golf places 12th in tournament

Men’s golf places 12th in tournament

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen reporter

October 10, 2019

The WSU men’s golf team traveled to West Virginia to compete in The Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational Monday and Tuesday along with 14 other schools. WSU ended the first round of the invitational tied for seventh place but struggled down the stretch finishing round two in 10th place and eventually...

Running from engineering to apparel design

Running from engineering to apparel design

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2019

Aspiring apparel designer, shoe collector, chef, Marvel lover, track distance and cross-country runner: All of these passions make up WSU senior Justin Janke. Justin grew up with a family of runners. His mother ran cross-country at Seattle Pacific University and he has several aunts, uncles and cousins...

Men’s golf to tee off in West Virginia

Men’s golf to tee off in West Virginia

ALLEN LEISTER, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2019

After a 13th place finish at the Husky Invitational, the WSU men’s golf team heads to West Virginia looking to improve after nearly three weeks without a tournament. West Virginia University will host The Health Plan Mountaineer Invitational on Monday and Tuesday at the par-72, 7,308-yard Pete Dye ...

XC returns from the Bill Dellinger Invitational

XC returns from the Bill Dellinger Invitational

DAMIEN ALVARADO, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2019

The WSU women’s cross country team finished 12th,  while the men’s team came in 10th place at the Bill Dellinger Invitational Saturday in Springfield, Oregon. This event featured ranked teams for both men and women. The men’s ranked opponents were No. 2 Brigham Young University, No. 7 Port...

Cougar defense unable to keep up

Cougar defense unable to keep up

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

September 30, 2019

The WSU Cougars (3-2, 0-2 Pac-12) lost to the University of Utah Utes (4-1, 1-1 Pac-12)  in a rainy 38-13 game on Saturday. The Utes started with a promising drive on the Cougars as they brought the ball into field goal range only to come up short with a missed attempt. Both teams, coming off...

Football travels to Salt Lake City

Football travels to Salt Lake City

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

September 27, 2019

Cougar football will travel to Salt Lake City to play the No. 19 University of Utah Utes in its second conference game of the season at 7:05 p.m. on Saturday at Rice-Eccles Stadium. The Cougars (3-1, 0-1) have a 9-7 all-time record against the Utes (3-1, 0-1) and won the last four matchups. The last...

Head to Head: The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle

Head to Head: The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle

GRACE ARNIS and SAMMY MORA

September 27, 2019

The Daily Evergreen and The Daily Utah Chronicle assistant sports editors asked each other questions Wednesday afternoon before Saturday’s football matchup. Sammy Mora: Last year’s game was a shootout, are you hoping to see the same thing in this year’s game? Grace Arnis: Yeah, that’d be nice....

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