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Cougar men’s basketball shoots to create confidence

Cougar men’s basketball shoots to create confidence

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 19, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Winning changes everything, but it actually needs to happen first.The Cougars have lost eight of their last ten Pac-12 games and are currently on a four-game losing streak, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone said in a press conference Tuesday his team is tired of losing and wants wins to start ...

Baseball goes down swinging in season opener

Baseball goes down swinging in season opener

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 18, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

A dramatic weekend in California ended abruptly for the WSU Cougars as the baseball team lost 12-7 Monday to UC Riverside.The loss drops WSU’s record to 1-3 on the season. Meanwhile, Riverside moves to 3-1 with the victory.The Cougars fell into a hole early in the game as the Highlanders scored tw...

WSU comes up short in series finale

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 16, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The game was close, but the Cougars got no cigar Sunday afternoon against Cal State Fullerton. WSU lost 5-4 as Jared Deacon hit an RBI ground ball single to first base in the bottom of the ninth, scoring Greg Velazquez from third base. Velazquez doubled to lead off the ninth inning and moved to thir...

WSU basketball loses fourth straight

WSU basketball loses fourth straight

Robin Dich| Evergreen reporter

February 15, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

When it rains, it pours in Pullman. Washington State men’s basketball dropped its seventh game in the last eight Saturday against the Stanford Cardinal. After a back and forth overtime battle against California on Wednesday, the Cougars were unable to continue the intensity against Stanford.The Stanford C...

WSU knocks off No. 1 Cal State Fullerton in extra innings

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 15, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After a blowout loss in the first game of the series, the Cougars clawed their way back in game two against Cal State Fullerton. Senior Jason Monda hit a two-out single in the top of the 11th inning that drove in two runs, giving the Cougars a 9-7 upset victory on Saturday afternoon over the No. 1 t...

Cougar baseball drops season opener

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 15, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

                An onslaught of offense and dominant pitching from the Cal State Fullerton Titans subdued the WSU Cougars in their first game of the 2014 season.                 Thomas Eshelman, the sophomore ace of the Titans pitching staff, threw seven innings in the first game ...

Right off the bat; WSU baseball starts 2014 season

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 14, 2014


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Great players, great coaches, and great tradition - that’s what WSU baseball Head Coach Donnie Marbut said the Cougars will face when they play Cal State Fullerton this weekend. As the 2014 season begins for the WSU Cougars, the team will embark on a four-game road trip that begins with a three-game...

House cleaning; Cougs aim to avoid sweep

House cleaning; Cougs aim to avoid sweep

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 14, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After suffering another tough loss, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone and his players can’t keep their heads down as they must focus on their upcoming game at home against the Stanford Cardinal at 4 p.m. tomorrow.“That’s all we talked about in the locker room after the game,” Bone said ...

Overtime heartbreak; Cougs drop close contest to Golden Bears

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 13, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With five seconds remaining in overtime, WSU freshman guard Ike Iroegbu stepped to the free throw line with his team down by three points to the California Golden Bears.Iroegbu hit the first free throw and then intentionally missed the second with the hope of grabbing an offensive rebound.However, Cal...

Catching on quickly

Catching on quickly

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 13, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Getting named after his father put junior catcher P.J. Jones Jr. in a pickle. The ‘P’ stands for Patrick, just like his dad who he looks up to more than anybody else. The ‘J’ stands for Jones, so the roster lists his name as Patrick Jones Jones Jr., if someone were to read it out all the way. J...

Cruz-ing down the wrong path

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Seattle Mariners’ personnel moves during the past decade and a half, since their magical 2001 season, seems as if they have done nothing but continually sabotage the roster with terrible trades and ridiculous signings. For those who don’t know of some of the Mariners’ past head scratchers, le...

Bear witness; Cougar men’s basketball battles Cal

Bear witness; Cougar men’s basketball battles Cal

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 12, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After losing two straight games on the road last week, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone is looking for a way to fix his team’s struggles.The answer may be with the home environment of Beasley Coliseum, which the Cougars will experience tonight in a rematch with the California Golden Bears....

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