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Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball cruised to a 84-70 win over California Polytechnic State University on Monday in what would be a one-sided game right from the start. The Cougars (2-1) exploded on offense in the first few minutes knocking down five of their first seven shots in the first four minutes to jump...

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Despite a chilly Martin Stadium, No. 8 WSU football was anything but cold Saturday as it took down University of Arizona in the second-to-last game of the regular season. WSU scored 55 points in the first half alone en route to a 69-28 victory. "We're not that good, they're not that bad, OK, but I...

‘The start of my goodbye’

‘The start of my goodbye’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 16, 2018


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

In football, the arm of a quarterback, the hands of a receiver and the feet of a running back are glorified by the people looking at the sport from the outside. But for those who have or do play the sport, there is a place they pay attention to where the outcome of nearly every game is decided —...

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

Cougars look for revenge against Arizona

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 16, 2018


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

For No. 8 WSU football, the saying “there’s no place like home” is especially true. The Cougars are coming into the weekend on a 12-game winning streak at home and look to extend it to 13 as they host University of Arizona on Saturday. The Cougars (9-1) also look to keep their College Football...

Men’s basketball loses second game of season

Men’s basketball loses second game of season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU men’s basketball could not overcome a bad first half as the Cougars fell to Seattle University 78-69 in Kent, Washington on Wednesday night. The Showare Center saw the Redhawks (3-1) have some big runs in the first-half that allowed them to grow a lead against the Cougars (1-1). Seattle University...

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

This week’s Evergreen Athlete of the Week is senior forward Robert Franks Jr. Franks scored 31 points in 34 minutes of play in an 89-72 victory over Nicholls State University on Sunday. Despite his big night, Franks was humble postgame, preaching improvements that must be made despite a 17-point...

Men’s basketball takes off on first road game

Men’s basketball takes off on first road game

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports, Top-feature

After the first regular season game brought WSU men's basketball a victory at home, the Cougars will now board the buses and hit the road for the first time this season against Seattle University on Wednesday. In the game against Nicholls State (1-2) University on Sunday, the Colonels were able to...

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week 11. 1. No. 8 WSU (Last week: 1) WSU continued its dominant season Saturday, taking down University of Colorado 31-7. The WSU offense started slow but couldn’t be stopped late, scoring 31 unanswered points to close out the game. Quarte...

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Each week that No. 8 WSU football steps on the field, more eyes will be tuned in to see if the Cougars are a team that deserves to be in the national championship conversation. The team traveled to Boulder on Saturday to take on University of Colorado and might have gained more believers after a 31-7...

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

No. 8 WSU football will head to Boulder to face off with University of Colorado on Saturday. Last season, the Cougars defeated the Buffaloes 28-0 during an downpour in Martin Stadium. Head Coach Mike Leach said he is looking forward to playing under brighter skies in Boulder after last year's harsh...

Football looks primed to go more than Bowlin’

Football looks primed to go more than Bowlin’

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

The second College Football Playoff rankings came out Monday night, and WSU did not move up or drop as they remained No. 8 in the nation. Despite a close victory over University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday, the Selection Committee decided to not move the Cougars up in the standings. The...

Freshman wide receiver Drue Jackson to transfer

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

WSU freshman outside wide receiver Drue Jackson, a member of the Cougars 2018 recruiting class, has decided to transfer from the football program. He announced his decision in a tweet Tuesday morning.  "First I want to thank the coaching staff here at Washington State University for giving me the oppor...

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