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Summer Session office to host pre-Hoopfest tournament

LUKE HAXTON | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014

Spokane Hoopfest, the largest 3-on-3 street basketball tournament in the world, is just a few weeks away. The WSU Summer Session office is looking to get future participants warmed up with a tournament of their own in Pullman.The tournament might not draw in the couple hundred thousand players that ...

Kent recruits Dunbar, others to WSU basketball squad

Kent recruits Dunbar, others to WSU basketball squad

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen reporter

June 11, 2014

Ernie Kent wasted no time reloading the men’s basketball roster with guys who fit his guard-oriented system. Since being introduced as head coach on March 31, Kent has handed out four of the five available scholarships for the 2014-15 basketball season.The newest addition to the roster is Trevor Dunbar, a 5...

Cano is not worth the cost

Cano is not worth the cost

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

June 4, 2014

When the Seattle Mariners signed Robinson Cano to a 10-year, $240 million contract to be their new second baseman, they thought they would get the sweet-swinging home run hitter from New York.Instead, Cano's performance has been entirely different this season from the one he gave during his nine years w...

That’s a wrap; Cougar baseball loses final game of season

That’s a wrap; Cougar baseball loses final game of season

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

May 28, 2014

The 2014 season ended as bitterly as one would have expected for the WSU baseball team.Playing against No. 21 Arizona State, the Cougars dropped two of three games in their final series of the season, finishing with a record of 24-30. Meanwhile, the Sun Devils locked up third place in the Pac-12 conference...

Marbut extension still not confirmed

From staff reports

May 28, 2014

It’s been more than a week since WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos announced on KQQQ’s “The Morning News” that Cougar baseball coach Donnie Marbut will receive an extension on his WSU contract, but that is yet to be confirmed.Following the announcement, team spokesman Craig Lawson told Jeff Nus...

Keep your tweets to yourself, Sherman

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 28, 2014

Richard Sherman might think he’s a shutdown cornerback in the NFL. He might even go so far as to say he is the best cornerback at shutting down opposing receivers in the league. But no matter how much he talks, he still can’t convince everyone.The newest person to question Sherman’s ability and ...

Not enough: Cougar baseball loses fourth of last five games in close fashion

Not enough: Cougar baseball loses fourth of last five games in close fashion

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014

A comeback attempt against Seattle University proved futile on Monday as WSU lost 4-3 on the road. The Redhawks were aided by a big third inning in which they scored three runs against Cougars’ starting pitcher Sean Hartnett.The Cougars kept the game within reach when they scored twice in the top ha...

NBA needs to work on its fairness game

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

In American culture, people are rewarded for rising from nothing and achieving greatness. Underdogs in sports are the same way. They find themselves in overwhelming circumstances, projected to lose by an immense amount to an opponent whom nobody has beaten in years. Yet, in these stories, David finds...

Bucannon scores spot on Cardinals roster

Bucannon scores spot on Cardinals roster

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

Former WSU safety Deone Bucannon capped a season full of accolades with a phone call on national television that would ultimately change his life.Bucannon was selected No. 27 overall by the Arizona Cardinals last Thursday in the NFL Draft, the first Cougar to be drafted in the first round since the Seat...

Cougar baseball can’t dig out of early-season hole

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

An ugly beginning turned into a heart-wrenching ending for the WSU Cougars on Tuesday night against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. In the first inning, WSU fell behind 4-0 on an RBI single, a sacrifice fly, and a two-run home run off of starter Kellen Camus.The Cougars had to go the bullpen with only one out ...

Getting the band back together

Getting the band back together

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2014

Greg Graham is no stranger to the up-tempo style of offense Washington State men’s basketball Head Coach Ernie Kent is known for. After all, Kent’s recently hired assistant coach helped him create the system.“We kind of developed the offense together at St. Mary’s,” Graham said. “We chan...

Cougar baseball loses third battle, wins the series war

Cougar baseball loses third battle, wins the series war

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

May 5, 2014

Sword conquered beast on Sunday at Bailey-Brayton Field, dashing the Cougars’ hopes of a three-game sweep of the USC Trojans. The game turned ugly late as the Trojans rallied for six runs in the top of the eighth inning to break a 1-1 tie, eventually winning by a final score of 7-1. “I’m not ...

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