The Daily Evergreen

Pitcher wears his heart on his sleeves, in his pocket

Pitcher wears his heart on his sleeves, in his pocket

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports

He’s not the kind of guy that is going to catch the eyes of MLB scouts with a high-velocity fastball, but senior pitcher Cody Anderson takes pride in deceiving opposing batters. Head Coach Marty Lees said Anderson brings his best every time he steps on the mound. “The one thing you can count...

Cougars tangle with Wildcats in Tucson

Cougars tangle with Wildcats in Tucson

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 23, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball blew an eighth-inning lead twice during a three-game series with University of California, Los Angeles, last week. The Cougars will look to shift this narrative and get back on track when they travel to Tucson to take on University of Arizona on Friday. WSU (4-12, 0-3) was swept by...

Men’s golf gears up for tournament in California

Men’s golf gears up for tournament in California

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

March 22, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

After an impressive showing at the Bandon Dunes Championship last week, WSU men’s golf looks to carry their momentum into the Bighorn Invitational on Friday and Saturday. WSU will send seniors Derek Bayley, Brian Mogg and Zach Anderson, junior AJ Armstrong and sophomore Daniel Kolar to compete in...

Cougars add a graduate transfer quarterback

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

East Carolina University graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will be joining the Cougars, adding experience to a position on the WSU team that is mired with young players. Minshew picked WSU over University of Alabama almost a month after rumors surfaced...

Player dismissed from football team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Defensive back Josh Talbott, who redshirted last season as a true freshman, has been dismissed from the football team due to an unspecified violation of team rules, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens said via email. The Long Beach native was recruited to WSU by former outside linebackers...

Men’s basketball season plagued by inexperience

Men’s basketball season plagued by inexperience

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

March 20, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

In its final seven games, WSU men’s basketball reached a level of play that supported the early-season hype they received. But multiple losing streaks derailed those hopes, with the Cougars finishing the season at 12-19. “The good thing about this team—particularly in the last third of the season—they...

Cougars struggle down stretch again

Cougars struggle down stretch again

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 18, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball dropped the final game of a three-game series against No. 16 University of California, Los Angeles, 5-4 Sunday as the Bruins completed the sweep. The Cougars (4-12) got out to an early lead in the second inning. Senior outfielder Blake Clanton and senior first baseman James Rudkin each...

Cougars surrender early lead in loss to Bruins

Cougars surrender early lead in loss to Bruins

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball blew a four-run lead and lost 8-5 in the second game of a weekend series against No. 16 University of California, Los Angeles. WSU (4-11) scored five times in the top of the third inning to take a commanding 5-1 lead. A long home run to centerfield by junior infielder Justin Harrer brought ...

Baseball falls short against Bruins

Baseball falls short against Bruins

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball dropped its Pac-12 opener 6-5 to No. 16 University of California, Los Angeles, on Friday. Junior infielder Andres Alvarez doubled to lead off the top of the first inning before eventually scoring on an error by the Bruins (11-4) to put the Cougars (4-10) on the board first. The C...

Dirtbags dominate Cougs

Dirtbags dominate Cougs

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 15, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 5-1 to California State University, Long Beach on Wednesday. The Dirtbags (6-11) jumped out to a 3-0 lead off of WSU (4-9) sophomore starting pitcher A.J. Block in the bottom of the first inning. A single and a hit-by-pitch put two Long Beach State runners on base with two outs b...

Gaels beat Cougs in series finale

Gaels beat Cougs in series finale

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 11, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball fell 3-1 to Saint Mary’s College of California on Sunday in the fourth and final game of the series. Senior left-handed pitcher Cody Anderson got the start for the Cougars (4-8) against the Gaels (9-5). Anderson went into the eighth inning, giving up only two runs. The two runs came...

Cougars shut down Gaels

Cougars shut down Gaels

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 10, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball took the third game of a four-game series against Saint Mary’s College of California on Saturday in yet another one-run game between the teams. Senior left-hander Scotty Sunitsch started for the Cougars (4-7) and went a career-long seven innings allowing just one run against the Gaels...

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