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Cougs lose chips in Reno

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

September 5, 2014

WSU fails to find a consistent rhythm as they fall for the second week in a row.After a sluggish start, the Cougars were never able to fully recover, losing to the Nevada Wolf Pack 24-13. WSU had multiple opportunities to score, twice bringing the ball into the red zone, only to let penalties and two m...

12 rounds in Reno: defensive improvements are key to Cougar success

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

September 5, 2014

The Washington State Cougars look to rebound tonight after suffering last week’s loss to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.            The Cougars (0-1) will look to secure their first victory of the season against the Nevada Wolf Pack (1-0). Nevada is coming off of a 28-19 home win over the...

More than just coach; Kent off the court

Ernie Kent speaks to the media at Beasley Coliseum on Apr. 2, 2014

Evan Baron | Evergreen sports editor

August 30, 2014

Although Ernie Kent was hired to take over as the new WSU men’s basketball head coach and lead to the Cougars to the postseason, there’s another side to Coach Kent. Even though his love and knowledge for the game is of basketball is incredibly deep, The Daily Evergreen had a chance to sit down wi...

Halliday could be a hero

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen columnist

August 29, 2014

Entering his third season as a starting quarterback for the Cougars, redshirt senior quarterback Connor Halliday is ready for what could be the best season of his collegiate career.            In fact, he will be one of the top-five quarterbacks in all of college football this season. Hea...

Same old west side story

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

August 29, 2014

The Washington State Cougars suffered a crushing defeat after surrendering a late lead to the Rutgers Scarlet Knights.For the third time in Head Coach Mike Leach’s tenure, the Cougars open the season with a loss. As many expected, the game was full of explosive offensive plays while exploiting the fl...

Beyond the green

Beau Baily | Evergreen men's golf reporter

August 28, 2014

A 105-degree summer day in Phoenix, Ariz. won’t keep Michael Anderson away from a golf course.And neither will 10-degrees in the Pullman wintertime.It is dedication and work ethic like this that makes Head Coach Garrett Clegg believe Anderson is ready to lead the Cougar golf team out on the course...

It starts in Seattle

Mike Leach coaches the Cougars during a game against Standford in Century Link Field on October 10th, 2014.

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

August 27, 2014

Cougar football looks to make a triumphant return Thursday.The wait is finally over. Football is back again, and this time full of high expectations. The Cougars are coming into their best season in over a decade after finishing 6-7 and earning their first bowl bid since 2003.The Cougars will face t...

Sky’s the limit

WSU linemen prepare to face-off against each other during a practice drill on Aug. 24, 2014.

William Cheshier

August 25, 2014

Cougar football returns Thursday and the anticipation of kickoff continues to heighten.The Cougars are coming off their best season in the last decade finishing with a 6-7 record and a bowl game appearance for the first time since 2003. However, the Cougars will look for a better result this year afte...

Intramural sports offer break from classes

ADDY FORTE | Evergreen reporter

August 15, 2014

Eat, sleep, study, repeat – the routine gets old. Intramural sports provide a way for students break the cycle and get active.“Intramural sports are a great way to socialize with friends, meet new people, find an escape from stressors of college life, and just get out and play all through sport,” s...

Holding out will get Lynch nowhere

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch (24) stretches for a touchdown in the first half against the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, Dec. 8, 2013.

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

July 30, 2014

There is yet another disgruntled millionaire in the NFL, and this one belongs to the Seattle Seahawks.Running back Marshawn Lynch was integral last year in helping the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl title in franchise history. That has given him extra motivation to hold out on his contract and to not...

Pirates sign former WSU shortstop Tam Sing

From staff reports

July 30, 2014

The Pittsburgh Pirates have signed former WSU shortstop Trace Tam Sing to a free agent contract and assigned him to the Jamestown Jammers of the New York-Penn League. Tam Sing made his professional debut on July 27 hitting 1-for-3 with a double while starting for the Pirates’ short-season Single-A ...

Marks makes preseason wide receiver watch list

From staff reports

July 23, 2014

WSU wide receiver Gabe Marks has joined teammates Connor Halliday and Xavier Cooper on watch lists for 2014 College Football Performance Awards.The Los Angeles native is one of nine Pac-12 receivers included on the 40-member list. The winner will be announced Jan. 14, 2015.Marks, a junior, appeared in a...

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