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Mariners must pursue big names to improve the team

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Twelve years have passed since the Seattle Mariners made the MLB postseason, a heart-wrenching realization to what’s left of a dwindling fan base.The Mariners are faced with yet another offseason filled with question marks, but General Manager Jack Zduriencik is poised to make some big splashes, fo...

Blazers the best in the west

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

November 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

In professional sports, the teams in bigger markets tend to dominate the competition. It seems natural enough. The owners with the most money can buy the best players and assemble the dream team as if they are compiling a roster on a video game. However, this year the NBA is undergoing a season of parity th...

WSU men’s basketball defeated by Gonzaga

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The WSU men's basketball team faced off against the No. 13 ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs last night in Spokane.The Bulldogs controlled the tempo of the game from the first whistle to the final. Gonzaga defeated the Cougars by a score of 90-74.In the first half, Gonzaga junior guard Kevin Pangos led the way...

Cougs look for revenge against Zags

Cougs look for revenge against Zags

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than 20 seconds left in the home game, last season the Cougars trailed the Gonzaga Bulldogs by two points. WSU guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled down the court and scored on a lay-up, tying the game at 69.On the next possession, Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos drove down the other side of the court with two ...

Beating the best; a starting five to take on the GOAT

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

His Royal Airness, Air Jordan and the G.O.A.T (greatest of all-time) are all nicknames associated with the NBA’s most iconic player – Michael Jordan.While promoting this year’s NBA 2K14 video game, Jordan picked four NBA greats to join him on a hypothetical pickup squad.“I got no chance of l...

Winning changes everything

Winning changes everything

Robin Dich Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Amid all the attention surrounding the infamous sports editor for The Daily Wildcat, WSU is at a point in the season that most of the current students have yet to witness.Most seniors by now would have entered WSU in 2010 and the last time WSU had five wins in one season and three conference wins was 2007...

Leach for the long haul

Leach for the long haul

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Mike Leach era will continue at Washington State through at least 2018, as the coach had his contract renewed by the university on Monday. Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced the decision and said Leach has done many things for the football program already. “(Leach) has elevated the progra...

Making the necessary adjustments

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 18, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Two weeks in to the season, the WSU men's basketball team is adjusting to the new hand checking rule.WSU's performance against Lamar Saturday was a big step for the Cougars, with regards to playing with the rule."I wouldn't say we're totally adjusted, we still got the new rule where the big man's go...

One win away

One win away

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

November 18, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The WSU Cougars kept their hopes of a bowl game alive with their feet and a clutch defense Saturday afternoon in Tucson, Ariz. An offense that usually focuses on the pass turned to the run and did just enough to overcome the Arizona Wildcats 24-17. Junior running back Marcus Mason ran for 63 yards and a ...

Cougars improve to 2-0 against Lamar

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 17, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The WSU men's basketball team defeated the Lamar Cardinals Friday by a score 84-64, earning their second win of the season.Defensively, WSU started the game by putting pressure on the Cardinals, which helped the Cougars edge out to an early lead. In the first half the Cougars stole the ball four times f...

Tramaine Isabell is officially A Coug

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's basketball reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Garfield High School guard Tramaine Isabell sat down Thursday night with his family and signed his national letter of intent to play basketball for WSU in 2014."We're very excited about the addition of Tramaine to our program here at Washington State," WSU men's head basketball coach Ken Bone said in a pre...

Late night game for men’s hoops

Late night game for men’s hoops

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 15, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

 The WSU men's basketball team is eyeing its second game of the season Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum against the Lamar Cardinals.Although the Cougars will prepare for the Cardinals like any other game, WSU men's basketball Head Coach Ken Bone said in a press conference Wednesday the main focus is on ...

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