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Men’s golf places 11th in Ram Masters Invitational

Men’s golf places 11th in Ram Masters Invitational

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

The WSU men’s golf team took part in the two-day Ram Masters Invitational in Colorado Springs at the Fort Collins Country Club on Monday and Tuesday. Collectively, it was a tough tournament for everyone. The only team to shoot under par was host Colorado State University, which shot 4-under (836) as...

Men’s golf starts Monday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

Men’s golf will open its 2018-19 season Monday at the Ram Masters Invitational in Fort Collins, Colorado. Colorado State University will be hosting 17 teams. WSU and Colorado are the only teams from the Pac-12. Most of the Cougars are returning from last year. Freshman Daisuke Nakano is the only n...

Cougars crush Eagles

Cougars crush Eagles

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 16, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Cougar football kept their perfect record for the season as they took down neighboring Eastern Washington University on Saturday night with by a final score of 59-24. The last time WSU and EWU faced each other was two years ago for the opening home game of the 2016 Cougar football season. In the game,...

Pelluer chooses crimson and gray over Crimson Tide

Pelluer chooses crimson and gray over Crimson Tide

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

It was a big win for WSU football Saturday night but following the win we learned something shocking about sixth-year linebacker Peyton Pelluer. He was approached by the University of Alabama to transfer schools. Obviously, Pelluer turned that offer down. “Alabama offered me to go over there...

An unexpected journey

An unexpected journey

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

When Hunter Dale realized playing football at a Division 1 school was a reality, WSU wasn’t first, second, third or even fourth on his list. In fact, Pullman wasn’t even on his radar. Of the roughly 30 scholarship offers Dale received while still in high school, none of them came from the crimson...

Cougars face Eastern Eagles

Cougars face Eastern Eagles

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU will take on neighboring Eastern Washington University this weekend, in a rematch of a 2016 game where the Cougars lost by three. Mike Leach said EWU gives the team a chance to grow. “We have an opportunity to improve as a team and get better and that’s what we need to do,” Leach said,...

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

It took a certain amount of courage for Ryan Leaf to return to his alma mater and speak to its student-athletes like he did Thursday night. Even though Leaf now speaks to student-athletes for a living, along with his commentary work for Pac-12 Networks, trips to Pullman are a little different. In...

Meet new ‘Head Coach Leach’ in Pullman

Meet new ‘Head Coach Leach’ in Pullman

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

For the newly-appointed swim Head Coach Matt Leach, swimming isn’t just a hobby or a job — it is a lifestyle. Growing up in Oregon, Leach developed a love for competitive swimming at age 4 from watching his older brother and his dad, who was a coach. “If you really love what you do, you’ll...

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

Records show numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against Jason Gesser

IAN SMAY and DYLAN GREENE

September 13, 2018


Filed under Administration, Faculty, Football, Local, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Special Report, Sports, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Hundreds of pages of public records show a number of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Jason Gesser, assistant director of athletics at the Cougar Athletic Fund, dating back as far as 2014. The allegations are outlined in interview notes and records from a complaint review carried...

Not too high, not too low, just another week

Not too high, not too low, just another week

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Head Coach Mike Leach has a philosophy that in order to be a successful football team, all you can do is be focused on Saturday’s game. Not last week’s game, or the week ahead and certainly not a game from two seasons ago. And Leach has his players on board with that idea. Does the Cougars’ 4...

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 10, 2018


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

Another week has gone by and it’s another clean sheet for the WSU offensive line. Of the 108 passing attempts thrown from graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II and the three attempts from redshirt junior Anthony Gordon, neither quarterback has been taken down for a sack in 2018. That’s a pretty...

Cougs shut out Spartans

Cougs shut out Spartans

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated San Jose State University on Saturday night in Martin Stadium 31-0. The Cougars defense clamped down on San Jose State keeping the Spartans off the scoreboard and securing their second straight season with a home opener shut out. It isn’t always the case that the WSU (2-0)...

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