The Daily Evergreen

Pickin’ and rollin’

Pickin’ and rollin’

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

When redshirt junior Royce Woolridge decided to transfer from Kansas University to Washington State University, he had the intention of getting an opportunity to play and score the basketball. Little did he know that instead he would be the pilot of the Cougar offense.From the first moment he stepped...

Hawks stonewall Broncos, cement their place in history

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The NFL has experienced a multitude of revolutionary game changers over the years, especially since the beginning of the Super Bowl era in 1967.  It has seen everything from Vince Lombardi’s invention of the zone blocking scheme to Bill Walsh’s West Coast offense to Don Coryell’s invention of t...

Bow down, Dawgs

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 3, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Cougars were on the ropes and one knockout punch away from losing their seventh straight game to their bitter rival, the Washington Huskies. The Huskies (13-9, 5-4) went on a 15-9 run to open up the second half against the Cougars which helped them edge to an eight point lead with 13:40 left in the ...

WSU holds off Huskies

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball Reporter

February 1, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With 13:40 left in the second half, Washington guard C.J. Wilcox hit a three pointer to give the Huskies (13-9, 5-4) an eight point lead over the Cougars. It seemed as if Washington was going to pull ahead and win their seventh straight game over the Cougars (9-12, 2-7) in the last three years. Howeve...

Bad Dawgs; WSU men host Huskies

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

January 31, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

For the last two years the WSU men’s basketball team has fallen short to its bitter rival, the Washington Huskies. WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone and his players are eager to earn back bragging rights when they host the Huskies (13-8, 5-3) at 3 p.m. tomorrow.“It’s always a challenge,...

Higher learning

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

January 30, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

In a group of student-athletes, Cougar senior catcher Collin Slaybaugh truly is a student first. Slaybaugh was homeschooled up until high school by choice, and he finished his degree at WSU because of the head start he got once he reached high school. “It got me to focus more on what I wanted to do,...

Wilson poised for MVP night

Wilson poised for MVP night

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

January 30, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Media week is in full swing at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey as Seattle Seahawks’ and Denver Broncos’ players and coaches hold press conferences and indulge the media’s every desire.  However, all the talk and banter won’t mean a thing this Sunday as the Seahawks and Broncos square off in one...

Veteran pitcher adds versatility to the baseball field

Veteran pitcher adds versatility to the baseball field

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

January 29, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

          Some pitch, others play outfield, but Jason Monda of the Cougar baseball team knows how it feels to play both at the college level.     Monda was originally recruited as an outfielder by WSU, but in his junior year he decided to ask the pitching coach to give him a shot on the m...

The comeback

The comeback

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

January 29, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

 Despite losing seven out of the first eight games of conference play, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone believes his team still has great chemistry and will continue to battle it out this Saturday when WSU (8-12, 1-7) hosts the Washington Huskies (13-8, 5-3).              Bone sa...

Cougar fans still heartbroken over Bennett departure

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

January 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

On March 30, 2009, a group of spectators watched in shock as Tony Bennett walked down the Pullman airport runway for the last time as Washington State’s basketball Head Coach. A fan base mourned the downfall of their beloved men’s basketball program.And five years later, the Cougar Nation has not bee...

Baseball officially underway for 2014

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Cougar baseball team held its first official practice of the 2014 season Friday on a cold evening in Pullman.  Seniors pitcher Jason Monda, catcher Collin Slaybaugh and pitcher J.D. Leckenby are among a returning cast that will take the field in the team’s first game on Feb. 14 at Cal State Ful...

Ducks trump Cougar men’s basketball

Ducks trump Cougar men’s basketball

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball Reporter

January 27, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU freshman guard Ike Iroegbu blocked the shot of an Oregon forward, raced up the court with the ball, and tried make a pass to teammate sophomore forward Junior Longrus. However, the pass sailed wide left of Longrus and into the scorer table.Iroegbu put his hands on his head in disbelief, which summed up...

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