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Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Coming up short, men’s golf takes second in Ohio

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 9, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The WSU men's golf team finished second after a late surge from Division II South Carolina-Aiken on Tuesday at the Firestone Invitational in Akron, Ohio.WSU was favorited to take first place.USC-Aiken, a perennial golf powerhouse in the Division II ranks, trailed the WSU men’s golf team by nine strokes heading into...

Gus made the wrong NFL move

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 9, 2013


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Gus Bradley made a decision this offseason that could define his career. Offensive and defensive coordinators leave successful teams every year to take over for struggling teams as the head coach. Many hope to revive the derailed franchise and build their legacy as a savior who brought the team to NF...

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Over-hyped and overrated: why Derrick Rose isn’t ‘all that’

Shaun Knight Evergreen columnist

October 8, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

To put it kindly, sports in Chicago have been an embarrassment. The Chicago Bears are riding a two-game losing streak and haven’t won a road game against a team with a winning record since Week 7 – of the 2011 season.Both baseball teams ended their equally-disastrous seasons with last-place divis...

The same mindset

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 8, 2013


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After a 22 point victory over California on Saturday, the WSU football team holds a 4-2 record and is two wins away from a bowl game.Players at Monday's press conference showed excitement about the position this team is in; however, the team is still working to improve."It's a big thing to go out there...

Traveling to the Midwest

Traveling to the Midwest

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 7, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State University men’s golf team is back in action this week in Akron, Ohio as they look to continue their sizzling start to the 2013-14 season.The Cougars, fresh off their share of the Mark Simpson CU Invitational title two weeks earlier, are set to compete in the Firestone Invitational today and tomorrow, ...

Cougars crush Bears

Cougars crush Bears

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 7, 2013


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The Washington State Cougars improved to 4-2 on the season after a 44-22 win on the road against the California Golden Bears. WSU has beaten teams from California in both of its Pac-12 wins this season.Quarterback Connor Halliday surpassed 500 passing yards Saturday and spread the ball around to 12 different ...

WSU hopes to rebound on the road

WSU hopes to rebound on the road

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 4, 2013


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Almost halfway into the football season, the Washington State Cougars will enter the Saturday game ready to face a worse off Pac-12 team.The Cougars (3-2) will match up against the California Golden Bears (1-3) Saturday and try to bounce back from a blowout loss to Stanford that stalled their three-g...

A comeback is on the way

A comeback is on the way

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2013


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It’s no secret that Robert Griffin III’s comeback, or lack thereof, has left Redskin fans disappointed. However, that disappointment comes from unmet expectations that were too high to start with.It is unfair to say that RGIII is a disappointment because of the anticlimactic start to this year...

Mariners running out of time

Mariners running out of time

Beau Bailey Evergreen columnist

October 3, 2013


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The Seattle Mariners are staring through the wrong side of an almost-empty hourglass.The clock is winding down on the once-heralded prospects that made Seattle’s farm system one of the best in baseball. They are the ones who made losing bearable, who fueled the most hopeful fan base since that of P...

Changing the date in Seattle

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 2, 2013


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The 2014 Cougar Football schedule for next season changed Tuesday when the opener against Rutgers University moved from Friday, Aug. 29 to Thursday, Aug. 28.The teams will play the game in CenturyLink Field for the annual Seattle Game.“A large amount of our fan base is from the west side, and being a...

Brady still tops Peyton

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 2, 2013


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It's no secret the Denver Broncos have quarterback Peyton Manning to thank for their 4-0 start; he's thrown for 16 touchdowns and zero interceptions in the first four games of the 2013 season. The buzz around the league says Manning is the best quarterback on the field right now, and possibly the bes...

A new day in Cougar Men’s Basketball

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 2, 2013


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The level of confidence among coaches and players about the upcoming season in WSU Men’s Basketball was widely manifested as the team held their first official on-campus practice Tuesday.The team, which spent the weekend in Lewiston as part of the annual off-campus team retreat, fielded questions from t...

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