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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Former WSU head coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline as a fan holds a sign at him Sept. 4 at Martin Stadium.

Rolovich ‘ineligble to be employed at’ WSU

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor October 21, 2021

After 644 days in charge of the WSU football team, head coach Nick Rolovich is out of a job for not following Gov. Jay Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, otherwise known as the state-employee vaccine mandate. Monday...

WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) throws the ball downfield during a college football game Oct. 9 at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Cougar players react to Rolovich news

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor October 21, 2021

As news broke of Nick Rolovich’s departure from WSU, Cougar football players took to Twitter to react to the loss of their coach. The team had seemingly grown more and more attached to their...

WSU catcher Matt Erickson throws the ball back to the pitcher during a scrimmage, Saturday, Oct. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Baseball showcases roster in fall scrimmages

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

WSU baseball previewed their 2022 season this weekend with two six-inning intrasquad scrimmages, one Friday afternoon and the other Saturday morning. The 2022 baseball roster was split into two teams;...

WSU forward Ula Motuga (15) participates in the ZZU Mania skills challenge, Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, in Bohler Gym in Pullman.

ZZU Mania excites fans

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2021

ZZU Mania took place on Friday to kick off the 2021-22 season for both men’s and women’s basketball. With a skills challenge for the men’s and women’s team, a three-point contest for the women’s...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) scores a touchdown during a college football game, Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Cougs win third straight

AARIK LONG, Evergreen sports editor October 19, 2021

After a rough start to 2021, the Cougs have seemingly turned things around, growing their win streak to three straight with a win against the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday. "Win or loss, you gotta learn,"...

WSU golfer Max Sekulic swings away on a golf course.

Men’s golf earns fifth-place finish

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2021

The Cougars had an impressive comeback from last week as they were able to place fifth in the Oregon State Invitational. Sophomore Jaden Cantafio lead the Cougars as he shot 1-over 214.  The fifth-place...

WSU defensive edge Ron Stone Jr. (10) celebrates with fans after a win at a college football game  on Oct. 9, 2021, at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Cougs are homecoming heroes

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2021

The Cougars pulled off their most impressive win of the season on Saturday, defeating the Oregon State Beavers 31-24. For the first time this season, the Cougars had a better second half than first, consistently...

WSU wide receiver Travell Harris (1) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of a college football game Sept. 18 in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 6

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

We enter week six of the college football season, now officially halfway through, and this conference never fails to disappoint me.  I thought last week was crazy, with USC getting stomped on at...

WSU golfer Max Sekulic swings away on a golf course.

Cougars finish Fighting Irish Classic

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

The Cougar golf team had a shaky second tournament as they placed 12th at the Fighting Irish Classic. Max Sekulic was the highest placed individual for the Cougars, earning a tie for 25th and picking...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) catches a pass during a college football game against the USC Trojans on Sept. 18 in Martin Stadium.

Cougs ready for homecoming weekend

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

The Cougars (2-3) begin a three-game homestand at 1 pm this Saturday against the Oregon State Beavers (4-1) in Martin Stadium following victories for both teams last weekend. For the first time...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) lines up during the first half of a game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Cougs bring home victory

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2021

WSU picked up their first conference win of the season on Saturday against the California Golden Bears, winning 21-6. WSU is now 2-3 on the season after the victory over Cal. The win breaks a two-game...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) lines up against USC cornerback Joshua Jackson Jr. (23) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Cougs are California-bound

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2021

The Cougars head to Berkeley, California, for their week five matchup against the Golden Bears at 2:30 p.m. Saturday in California Memorial Stadium. The game against Cal will be WSU’s second away...

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