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Halliday must take heed, Follow Russell Wilson’s lead

Halliday must take heed, Follow Russell Wilson’s lead

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Connor Halliday is the first quarterback since Jason Gesser to lead the Washington State Cougars to a bowl game, and in the process he broke multiple WSU passing records in 2013. Against Oregon, Halliday also set the FBS record for most pass attempts in a game with 89 attempts.2013 may have been a car...

Mind over might

Michael-Shawn Dugar | Evergreen sports editor

February 11, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

It’s an old sports adage: defense wins championships. While that may indeed hold true in college basketball this season, for WSU men’s basketball sophomore forward Junior Longrus, defense wins a spot in the starting lineup.Longrus has slowly become the primary defense force in the paint for the ...

Striking the competition; Tigers’ pitching will devour hitters

Striking the competition; Tigers’ pitching will devour hitters

Chris Shaw | Evergreen columnist

February 11, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Pitchers and catchers have started to report to spring training, signaling the beginning of the 2014 baseball season. Pitching is half the battle in baseball, and a strong starting rotation coupled with a deep bullpen can secure a team’s playoff chances. While they did not win the 2013 World Series...

Gone like the wind; QB chooses to leave

From staff reports

February 10, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After spending two seasons with the Washington State football program, WSU redshirt freshman quarterback Austin Apodaca decided to leave the Palouse and find a new home at the collegiate level.Apodaca verbally committed to the Cougars when former WSU football Head Coach Paul Wulff was in charge of the program, and ...

Runnin’ Utes sprint past the Cougars on the road

Runnin’ Utes sprint past the Cougars on the road

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's basketball reporter

February 10, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The task of winning on the road in the Pac-12 remains a difficult one for the Cougars. This time it was the hostile environment of Utah that the WSU men’s basketball team could not handle, as the Cougars (9-14, 2-9) fell to the Utes (16-7, 5-6) by a score of 63-81.“I think Utah deserves a lot the...

Round 2; Cougs seek to sweep past the running Utes

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After defeating rival UW last Saturday the Washington State men’s basketball team took giant leaps forward in its attempt to improve as a unit. With Wednesday night’s loss to Colorado, the Cougars took what feels like 10 steps back.Head Coach Ken Bone said his players hope to dig themselves out ...

Rocky road ; Washington State falls to Colorado

Rocky road ; Washington State falls to Colorado

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than 50 seconds remaining in the game, WSU junior guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled the ball up the court knowing his team was down by seven points. The 6 foot 4, 215-pound guard penetrated the Colorado defense hoping to draw a foul but instead turned the ball over, which summed up the night for the...

Leach’s recruiting strategy more than counting stars

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Football reporter

February 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Football players across the nation inked their future on Wednesday as they sent in their letters of intent. WSU added 23 new players to its roster for the 2014 season. That class consists of 13 defensive players and 10 offensive players. Six of the players are already enrolled for the spring semeste...

Give recruits fame, coaches blame

Give recruits fame, coaches blame

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

It’s signing day, and high school football stars from around the country are getting set to sign letters of intent to play at Washington State.Depending on where you look, WSU is projected to sign a class that will rank somewhere around the nation’s top 50. This is a pretty typical spot for WSU, al...

Buffaloes beware

Buffaloes beware

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After defeating rival University of Washington over the weekend and with the return of their leading scorer, the Cougars are trying to forget that they’ve lost seven Pac-12 games. That fresh start begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the team travels to Boulder, Colo. to take on the Colorado Buffaloes in...

Success in the Northwest: don’t rain on our parade

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

 When the majority of America thinks of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) there are a few things that come to mind; grunge music, rain, coffee, and Microsoft.  Normally the PNW’s athletic success is not the first thing that comes to mind. This may be changing however, as the PNW has seen its share of suc...

If Lacy plays, Bone can stay

If Lacy plays, Bone can stay

Chris Shaw | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With the return of junior guard DaVonté Lacy, the flow of the Cougar offense returned as well on Saturday against the rival Washington Huskies. Three players, including Lacy, finished in double figures, and the Cougars were able to generate enough scoring to win 72-67, which was only their second v...

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