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Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

  Most would agree that throughout the history of the big three professional sports in the United States – MLB, NFL and NBA – the balance of power in terms of competitiveness has pretty consistently tilted in favor of teams located in the eastern half of the U.S. With historically dominant pow...

It’s about time; Mariners can expect big year from Ackley

It’s about time; Mariners can expect big year from Ackley

Adam Loewy | Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Seattle Mariners fans are familiar with the notion that talent doesn’t come around often and, when it does, it’s important to hold on to it as long as possible.  Dustin Ackley is due for a long-awaited breakout season and in 2014 he will finally define himself as a legitimate leadoff hitter. Since Ackley was called up from the ...

Pitching prevails in WSU baseball road series

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

March 3, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The two teams that played in Northridge, Calif., on Sunday afternoon could only muster two runs between them in the two games they played. The WSU Cougars (2-7) and the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-5) split a doubleheader to conclude their rain-shortened series against each other. The Cougars won...

Dawgs bite back; WSU men’s basketball defeated on the road against UW

Dawgs bite back; WSU men’s basketball defeated on the road against UW

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than two minutes remaining in the game, WSU redshirt junior guard Dexter Kernich-Drew sat on the bench with his hands on his face with a look of disappointment. Kernich-Drew’s reaction summed up the night for the WSU men’s basketball team, as it fell to rival Washington 72-49.The last ...

Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

A thriller unfurled on Thursday afternoon when the Cougars and Matadors were locked in a pitcher’s duel that needed extra innings to determine a winner.  Cal State Northridge’s junior catcher, Nick Murphy, singled with two outs in the bottom half of the 10th inning, bringing home senior centerfielder Ranny Lowe from...

Cougs seek success in Seattle

Cougs seek success in Seattle

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports

Todd Wakefield wants to win.He’s no stranger to it, having won the 3,000 meter at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships last year. This weekend, he will look to defend his title in addition to scoring well in the mile.“The main thing about championship racing is winning,” senior To...

In the Dawghouse; WSU men’s basketball faces Rival UW

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The men’s basketball team is hungry to get its first Pac-12 road win of the season, and the Cougars’ next entree is a matchup on the road at 7 p.m. tonight against their bitter rival the Washington Huskies.“UDub is obviously our rival, but more importantly it’s a game that we could win, a game that is very capable of winnin...

Cougar baseball looks to find bright spot in California

Cougar baseball looks to find bright spot in California

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 27, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Snow may have given the Washington State Cougars a break, but that break will not last long, as the baseball team travels to California once again to play a four-game series against Cal State Northridge (4-4) beginning Thursday.Poor weather conditions are expected in Northridge as well, so the teams will pl...

The proof is in the padding

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Coaches, players and football experts all agree on one thing when it comes to wide receivers and running backs; speed kills. Every year in the NFL, people concerned with the NFL Scouting Combine obsess over the 40-yard dash, attempting to locate that next burner in the incoming rookie class.This yea...

Welcome back; former Coug returns to fulfill a promise

Evan Baron | Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Though former WSU quarterback Jeff Tuel accomplished the goal of playing in the National Football League, there’s another goal he plans to cross off his list.Tuel is currently enrolled at WSU this semester to finish his degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in busine...

Don’t break the bank; keep Ken Bone

Don’t break the bank; keep Ken Bone

Robin Dich | Evergreen columnist

February 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After reading tweets and other social media posts, I have gathered most Cougar fans’ dream scenario. WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos meets men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone in the locker room of the MGM Grand after another first round exit in the Pac-12 Tournament and gives Bone the boot.Speculati...

Cougar golf brings up the rear after first two rounds

From staff reports

February 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After finishing seventh in the shortened John A. Burns Intercollegiate last week, the Washington State University men’s golf team traveled to Somis, Calif., yesterday to compete in the Jones Sports Invitational hosted by Pepperdine.Play was suspended during the John A. Burns Intercollegiate due to t...

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