The Daily Evergreen

Golf continues a rivalry

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Two weeks into the 2013-14 season, the Washington State University men's golf team isn’t shying away from rivalry.The team traveled to Bremerton to compete Monday and Tuesday in the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by the University of Washington. The Invitational is the team’s second event of the se...

Bone announces return of Tim Marrion to WSU men’s basketball staff

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Head Basketball Coach Ken Bone ended what was a rollercoaster week for WSU’s basketball coaching staff with one more change on Friday.Bone announced that Tim Marrion, former WSU men’s basketball coordinator of operations, will arrive back in Pullman in 2013. He will return to the program as the Cougar...

Same world series, new blood

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Fewer than 30 days remain in the 2013 Major League Baseball season.That means two things: October is right around the corner, and the World Series trophy is once again up for grabs.The defending champion, the San Francisco Giants, is not in the picture, but a team from the Giants’ division has risen to re...

Cougar corner is a quarterback’s worst nightmare

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

He sat quietly at a table, talking calmly about how much he admired his mom. It didn’t take much more than the grin on his face to see how he felt about the biggest role model in his life.Senior cornerback Damante Horton grew up in a rough neighborhood in Oakland, Calif., but his mom made sure he stay...

Circus of a season centers on Clowney

Circus of a season centers on Clowney

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Each day for eleven weeks, Jadeveon Clowney woke up and turned on the TV to relive the same bone crushing hit again and again.Clowney’s hit was voted best-of-the-best play on ESPN for 45 straight days. The play occurred during the University of South Carolina’s trip to the Capital One Bowl again...

Rivals set sights on the Big Apple

Rivals set sights on the Big Apple

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks are two of the strongest teams in the NFC conference and play in the same division. The two are strong enough, in fact, that one of these two teams could be the Super Bowl representative.The 49ers have a slight advantage over the Seahawks. Here is how the ...

Brown is a star in the making

Brown is a star in the making

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Cougar fans who watched the football game last Saturday witnessed more than an upset victory over USC- they also noticed a specific Cougar football player on the field.Besides WSU cornerback Damante Horton, who recorded two interceptions in the game, another WSU football player was a key contribution t...

Coug tackles adversity on and off the field

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Ioane “Junior” Gauta is proving himself on the field as nose tackle for the Washington State football team. At 6 feet 3 inches and 285 pounds, Gauta embodies the strength needed to perform on the field, but his road to success has not been easy.Gauta transferred from junior college in 2012 and wa...

Thunderbirds flock to Pullman for home game

Thunderbirds flock to Pullman for home game

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State Cougars will play in front of their home crowd for the first time when they take on the Southern Utah Thunderbirds Saturday afternoon in Martin Stadium.  After beating the USC Trojans last week, the Cougars sit at first place in the Pac-12 Conference because those two teams are t...

Mariners are irrelevant when it’s gridiron season

By Beau Baily, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

As the scorching sunny days of summer fade into the crisp cloudy nights of fall, the Seattle Mariners find themselves in the same place they have the last nine years: irrelevant.Hopeless Mariners losing streaks turn into hopeful expectations for the Seattle Seahawks and Washington State Cougar football tea...

Bowl Game may be in Cougars’ future

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Cougars’ victory against USC Sept. 7 gives fans the indication that this season will turn out different from last year.The way the Cougars have kept the games close throughout and not crumbled under pressure like in past years, shows they are not settling for an average season.Currently the Cou...

New young pitchers on the rise

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

If five years ago someone had said the great Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay would post an earned run average (ERA) of 7.19 in the year 2013, I would have called them crazy.Nonetheless, Halladay’s demise continued this season alongside that of other aging pitchers like R.A. Dickey (last year’s C...

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