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Cougar baseball drops season opener

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 15, 2014


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                An onslaught of offense and dominant pitching from the Cal State Fullerton Titans subdued the WSU Cougars in their first game of the 2014 season.                 Thomas Eshelman, the sophomore ace of the Titans pitching staff, threw seven innings in the first game ...

Right off the bat; WSU baseball starts 2014 season

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 14, 2014


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Great players, great coaches, and great tradition - that’s what WSU baseball Head Coach Donnie Marbut said the Cougars will face when they play Cal State Fullerton this weekend. As the 2014 season begins for the WSU Cougars, the team will embark on a four-game road trip that begins with a three-game...

House cleaning; Cougs aim to avoid sweep

House cleaning; Cougs aim to avoid sweep

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 14, 2014


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After suffering another tough loss, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone and his players can’t keep their heads down as they must focus on their upcoming game at home against the Stanford Cardinal at 4 p.m. tomorrow.“That’s all we talked about in the locker room after the game,” Bone said ...

Overtime heartbreak; Cougs drop close contest to Golden Bears

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 13, 2014


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With five seconds remaining in overtime, WSU freshman guard Ike Iroegbu stepped to the free throw line with his team down by three points to the California Golden Bears.Iroegbu hit the first free throw and then intentionally missed the second with the hope of grabbing an offensive rebound.However, Cal...

Catching on quickly

Catching on quickly

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 13, 2014


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Getting named after his father put junior catcher P.J. Jones Jr. in a pickle. The ‘P’ stands for Patrick, just like his dad who he looks up to more than anybody else. The ‘J’ stands for Jones, so the roster lists his name as Patrick Jones Jones Jr., if someone were to read it out all the way. J...

Cruz-ing down the wrong path

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


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The Seattle Mariners’ personnel moves during the past decade and a half, since their magical 2001 season, seems as if they have done nothing but continually sabotage the roster with terrible trades and ridiculous signings. For those who don’t know of some of the Mariners’ past head scratchers, le...

Bear witness; Cougar men’s basketball battles Cal

Bear witness; Cougar men’s basketball battles Cal

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 12, 2014


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After losing two straight games on the road last week, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone is looking for a way to fix his team’s struggles.The answer may be with the home environment of Beasley Coliseum, which the Cougars will experience tonight in a rematch with the California Golden Bears....

Halliday must take heed, Follow Russell Wilson’s lead

Halliday must take heed, Follow Russell Wilson’s lead

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


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Connor Halliday is the first quarterback since Jason Gesser to lead the Washington State Cougars to a bowl game, and in the process he broke multiple WSU passing records in 2013. Against Oregon, Halliday also set the FBS record for most pass attempts in a game with 89 attempts.2013 may have been a car...

Mind over might

Michael-Shawn Dugar | Evergreen sports editor

February 11, 2014


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It’s an old sports adage: defense wins championships. While that may indeed hold true in college basketball this season, for WSU men’s basketball sophomore forward Junior Longrus, defense wins a spot in the starting lineup.Longrus has slowly become the primary defense force in the paint for the ...

Striking the competition; Tigers’ pitching will devour hitters

Striking the competition; Tigers’ pitching will devour hitters

Chris Shaw | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


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Pitchers and catchers have started to report to spring training, signaling the beginning of the 2014 baseball season. Pitching is half the battle in baseball, and a strong starting rotation coupled with a deep bullpen can secure a team’s playoff chances. While they did not win the 2013 World Series...

Runnin’ Utes sprint past the Cougars on the road

Runnin’ Utes sprint past the Cougars on the road

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's basketball reporter

February 10, 2014


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The task of winning on the road in the Pac-12 remains a difficult one for the Cougars. This time it was the hostile environment of Utah that the WSU men’s basketball team could not handle, as the Cougars (9-14, 2-9) fell to the Utes (16-7, 5-6) by a score of 63-81.“I think Utah deserves a lot the...

Gone like the wind; QB chooses to leave

From staff reports

February 10, 2014


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After spending two seasons with the Washington State football program, WSU redshirt freshman quarterback Austin Apodaca decided to leave the Palouse and find a new home at the collegiate level.Apodaca verbally committed to the Cougars when former WSU football Head Coach Paul Wulff was in charge of the program, and ...

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