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The price is Rice; Seahawks smart in signing Sidney

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2014

Since signing with the Seattle Seahawks three years ago, veteran wide receiver Sidney Rice has had a tumultuous run in the Pacific Northwest. This has not been due to poor performance, off-field distractions, or locker room problems, because by all accounts Rice was an undeniable leader, hard worker, an...

Bullied by Bulldogs

Members of the WSU basketball team huddle during a home game against Oregon, Jan. 26.

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

April 23, 2014

In the ultimate power play last week, Gonzaga gave WSU an ultimatum in their basketball series—play us twice in Spokane for every time we come to Pullman, or this series is over.This past season marked the 148th game of all-time in the long-lasting rivalry, and believe it or not WSU actually hold...

Backup bolsters big day at spring practice

From staff reports

April 23, 2014

The one defensive turnover forced in Washington State’s spring practice on Tuesday was the first of three big plays recorded by redshirt junior linebacker Ivan McLennan.In the seven-on-seven drill McLennan, the backup to junior linebacker Kache Palacio, began his standout day with an interception on a ...

Down and out; WSU baseball struggles against Gonzaga

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 23, 2014

Rain fell throughout the day in Pullman, and then the floodgates opened at Bailey-Brayton Field on Tuesday night. The Gonzaga Bulldogs used an early scoring burst to topple the WSU Cougars by a score of 7-2 in the second of three games the teams will play against each other this season. Senior out...

All eyes on spring football as WSU launches Spokane Week

Redshirt senior wide receiver Rickey Galvin (left) and senior linebacker Cyrus Coen compete in a drill during a spring practice at Martin Stadium, Saturday, April 19.

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

April 22, 2014

The Cougars don’t play against another university for 128 days, but WSU football is still heavy on the mind of Athletic Director Bill Moos. Rather than the Aug. 28 showdown against Rutgers in the Seattle Game, Moos took to his weekly radio show yesterday to discuss the headlining event of Spokane W...

Double play; Cougar baseball goes for two in a row against Gonzaga

Freshman Luke Stratman tags out TSU’s Tanner Hill  during a home game against the Bobcats, March 8.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 22, 2014

Round two Gonzaga-style takes place tonight at Bailey-Brayton Field. The WSU Cougars will play the Gonzaga Bulldogs for the second time in as many weeks in a rematch of the bout last Tuesday which the Cougars won 5-1. WSU enters the series reeling from a three-game sweep at the hands of the Oregon Du...

Replay innovates, not irritates

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 22, 2014

The new MLB replay system has received mixed reviews since its spring 2014 inception. The new system allows managers one challenge per game, and if they are successful with their first challenge they are awarded one additional challenge. While the system has received resistance from much of the trad...

Regan, Roberts roll at Relays

From staff reports

April 21, 2014

Junior Abby Regan and senior Ruby Roberts both experienced career days at the Mt. SAC Relays on Friday and remain red-hot in the month of April. Roberts grabbed third place in the Women’s Olympic Developmental Elite 1,500-meter race with a lifetime best of 4 minutes and 18.57 seconds, which also earned he...

WSU baseball swept by Ducks

Third baseman Nick Tanielu throws the ball toward first bee to out an Oregon player during the top of the third inning during a game against the Ducks at PK Park in Eugene, Ore., April 19. 

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 19, 2014

The scores grew closer and closer as the series progressed, but the WSU Cougars still could not win a game against the Oregon Ducks this weekend. A 2-1 victory sealed a series sweep for the Ducks as their winning streak grew to nine games. An eventful sixth inning decided Saturday’s matchup. Both t...

WSU young guns stand out in first official spring scrimmage

Evan Baron | Evergreen football reporter

April 19, 2014

The energy and intensity levels increased for the Cougars on Saturday as the team got an opportunity to compete in their first official team scrimmage.In the eyes of WSU junior linebacker Darryl Monroe, Saturday’s scrimmage was an improvement from last year’s spring scrimmage. “We started faster, a lot...

WSU baseball drops game 2 to Oregon

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 18, 2014

For the second night in a row, starting pitching failed the WSU Cougars on the baseball diamond. The Oregon Ducks guaranteed a win over the Cougars with a 6-3 victory on Friday night. Junior Tanner Chleborad gave up six runs on eight hits over 5 2/3 innings of work, which gave the Ducks’ pitching staf...

No luck with Ducks; WSU baseball struggles in Oregon

WSU sophomore Nick Tanielu walks off the field during a road game against Oregon, Thursday, April 17.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball

April 18, 2014

The WSU Cougars did not receive a warm welcome on Thursday night when they  arrived at PK Park to play the No. 10 Oregon Ducks. In the first game of a three-game set, the Ducks pounded the Cougars relentlessly. When the ninth inning ended, the scoreboard read 11-1, ending the game which began as a blowout ...

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