The Daily Evergreen

The lone runner; Jorgensen reps Cougars in Seattle

The lone runner; Jorgensen reps Cougars in Seattle

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports

Saying “it’s just another race” would be the understatement of a lifetime. However, that’s the attitude of redshirt junior Jesse Jorgensen, the lone WSU athlete heading to the NCAA Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, N.M., today.He qualified for the event in thrilling fashion...

Stock rising; Deone Bucannon shines at WSU Pro Day

Evan Baron | Evergreen football reporter

March 14, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

While Thursday was just a normal routine day for students on the WSU campus, for seven WSU football players, it was one of the biggest days of their lives.NFL scouts from Pittsburgh to Seattle were in attendance for the Washington State Pro Day yesterday afternoon. While most eyes were on WSU senior safety ...

Women’s golf takes 5th place

From staff reports

March 13, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Led by senior Mallory Kent and junior Kristen Rue, the Washington State women’s golf team finished in the top-five, marking the team’s best finish so far this spring season at the Dr. Donnis Thompson Invitational in Kaneohe, Hawaii.After shooting scores of 305 in the first round and 299 in the second, the C...

New Coug is man of many names

New Coug is man of many names

Chris Shaw | Evergreen football reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under Features, Men's, Sports

A storm is about to hit Pullman. It approaches quickly from Milpitas, Calif., and when it arrives, the conditions are expected to be squally. Squally Canada, a 5-foot-11-inch running back recruited by the WSU Cougars for the upcoming football season, has grown up producing wind with the speed of his ...

Visualizing victories

Visualizing victories

Beau Baily | Evergreen Track and Field reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports

Creativity has the power to make the best athletes. No matter the sport, the difference makers, the impact performers, and the standouts do things in a slightly different way.It is a trait possessed by senior hurdler Josiah Sims, and it’s what makes him a unique commodity to the Washington State track...

Oh, how the chips fall; WSU men’s basketball bounced in first round

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 13, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Cougars put all their chips in hoping luck would be on their side. Instead, the Stanford Cardinal played a better game and walked away with the Cougars chips and a 74-63 victory.The Cougars knew they had to win this game in order to keep their season alive, and they played every possession like i...

NCAA ruining basketball with new defensive rules

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

March 12, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The saying, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” does not apply to the rule committees of various major sports leagues.Whether it is the NCAA, the NFL, NBA or MLB, rule changes to respective sports are always being announced prior to the season. Most of the time, they are small, subtle and hard...

What happens in Vegas; WSU plays Stanford in Pac-12 Tournament

What  happens  in Vegas; WSU plays Stanford in Pac-12 Tournament

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 12, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

In Las Vegas, anything can happen. The Cougars are hoping luck will be in their favor when they play the Stanford Cardinal today at 8:30 p.m. in the opening round of the Pac-12 Tournament.Though the Cardinal (19-11, 10-8) has defeated WSU (10-20, 3-15) twice this year by more than 10 points in both games, the...

Men’s golf takes 10th

From staff reports

March 12, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

It wasn’t a full-fledged comeback, but the Washington State men’s golf team did find a way to improve its positioning at the Bandon Dunes Championship.  After an unfavorable second round, the Cougars finished tied with Gonzaga for 10th place. WSU ended the third day of competition with a score o...

Unbroken Bone; Despite numerous losses, Ken Bone’s spirits remain high

Unbroken Bone; Despite numerous losses, Ken Bone’s spirits remain high

Michael-Shawn Dugar | Murrow News Service

March 12, 2014


Filed under Features, Men's, Sports

Equipped with a plain glazed donut and a cup of coffee, Ken Bone powers up his laptop and absorbs film.Again.On long drives, plane rides, even in the middle of the night when sleep evades him, Bone rarely passes up a chance to improve his struggling Cougar squad.With yet another 11th place finish in Pac-...

Hittin’ it big

Hittin’ it big

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

March 11, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Born with the shortness gene, Trek Stemp came into this world with a gene for something else as well. Head Coach Donnie Marbut wasn’t the first to notice it, but his explanation for Stemp’s ability was as hard-hitting as the Cougar center fielder himself. “Trek is just a flat-out great hitter,...

Golf takes a step back in day 2

From staff reports

March 11, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

During the second day of the Bandon Dunes Championship hosted by Gonzaga, the Washington State men’s golf team struggled to stay ahead of the nationally ranked competition, and fell back to 13th place.After two rounds the Cougars dropped nine positions, hitting 33-over par to finish with a score of +35 (...

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