The Daily Evergreen

Cream of the crop: WSU running backs reign supreme in Pac -12

Running back Jamal Morrow carries the ball during practice at Martin Stadium, April 19.

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

April 30, 2014

Global warming doesn’t exist, it takes two seconds for a quarterback to spike a ball, and the Cougars don’t have good running backs.Yes, these are all myths, and yes, there are people out there who believe in them – especially the referees from the ‘97 Rose Bowl.Kyle Bonagura of ESPN for example, ...

Defensive battles on display in Crimson and Gray Game

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2014

 Spokane Week provided Cougar fans from north of Pullman the opportunity to meet and eat with the faces of the athletics program, like men’s football Head Coach Mike Leach and Athletic Director Bill Moos, who added a new member to the Cougar Athletic Fund (CAF) last week. “I was at the Burgers ...

Competition too stiff for men’s golf

Blake Snyder putts the ball during a practice at Palouse Ridge, Tuesday, April 22.

From staff reports

April 28, 2014

Despite a few a strong individual performances, the WSU men’s golf team only managed an 11th place finish in Marana, Ariz., at the Pac-12 Men’s Golf Championship.The first round of the tournament Friday was a bit of struggle outside of the performance by junior Michael Anderson. He led the Pac-12 field...

Swingless in Seattle; Cougar baseball drops doubleheader to UW

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 28, 2014

A silence of the bats led to the demise of the WSU Cougars on Sunday as the team was swept in a doubleheader against its in-state rival. The Washington Huskies captured the first game of the doubleheader by a score of 2-1, hanging on to a one-run lead late in the game. A quality start by junior Tann...

Crimson soars over Gray in WSU spring game

Evan Baron | Evergreen football reporter

April 28, 2014

Cougar fans witnessed a preview of what the 2014 football season has in store Saturday afternoon as WSU competed in its annual spring football game. The Crimson team dominated early on in the game on its way to a 23-19 victory over the Gray team in front of more than 6,000 fans at Joe Albi Stadium in S...

Track and field leaps and bounds over opponents at home

Junior jumper PJ Benedictus high jumps at the Cougar Invitational, Saturday, April 26. 

From staff reports

April 28, 2014

The Cougar women dominated the field, the competition and the events at the Cougar Invitational.   Head Coach Rick Sloan said he wanted the 14th annual Cougar Invitational to be a rest day for some competitors and, in turn, other Cougars rose to the occasion. Among those was Dino Dodig who won the m...

WSU baseball takes game 1 in Seattle

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 26, 2014

It took a tenacious at-bat by Ian Sagdal in the top of the seventh inning to lead the WSU Cougars over the Washington Huskies in Game 1 of the rivalry series this weekend. After a long at-bat against left-handed reliever Will Ballowe, the junior second baseman lined a ball up the middle to drive in t...

Curtis Allen hired as third assistant WSU men’s basketball coach

From staff reports

April 25, 2014

Curtis Allen will remain on the Palouse as the third assistant coach for WSU men’s basketball. Head coach Ernie Kent made the announcement about hiring of his final assistant Thursday and expressed how important it was to keep Allen at WSU.“I feel like it’s important to have someone on staff who ...

The final swings; WSU men’s golf starts Pac-12 Championships

From staff reports

April 25, 2014

 As the season comes to a close, the Washington State men’s golf team has one last opportunity to put its best foot forward against premier competition.The Cougars take a trip to Marana, Ariz. today to compete in the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Golf Championships hosted by Arizona.     "The Pac-...

WSU Cougar baseball: ‘They hate us, we hate them’

Junior shortstop Trace Tam Sing eyes the ball during a home game against Gonzaga, Tuesday, April 22.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 25, 2014

The time has come again, as it does every year. Crimson will clash with purple. Cats will fight with dogs. The WSU Cougars will meet their nemesis, the Washington Huskies, on Friday in Seattle for the baseball version of the classic rivalry. This year, the Huskies enter the series at the top of the Pac-12...

Here comes McBride; WSU sprinter looks to build on last week’s victory

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 25, 2014

The final leg of the race is often the most grueling, the most difficult, and where the best athletes separate themselves from the rest of the field.The Washington State track team now finds itself entering the final leg of the season, and hopes for a strong finish, with championship races rapidly appr...

Cougs prepare for Crimson and Gray game

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2014

As spring practice winds down, the Washington State football team held its final practice Thursday before Saturday’s Crimson and Gray Game.The Crimson and Gray Game, which will take place at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane, holds added value for Cougar quarterback Connor Halliday. Halliday was recruited to ...

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