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Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Most 6-foot-7 basketball players have the duty of lining up down low in the post and awaiting a pass from the guard. Once the player receives the ball in the post, he has the best chance of scoring a basket due to his height.The opposite can be said for Dexter Kernich-Drew, WSU redshirt junior. Inst...

Kansas City in full control

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before the 2013 NFL season began, it seemed farfetched to say the Kansas City Chiefs would lead the AFC West at the end of Week 8.Now, the Chiefs not only lead the division, they have a legitimate shot at winning it and getting the top playoff seed in the conference this year. Still undefeated, Kan...

The enforcer

The enforcer

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before every game, he stops at the 40-yard line. If you ask him why he picks that line, even he doesn’t know. Nevertheless, senior safety Deone Bucannon takes the time to pray before he plays football because he is thankful for the opportunity to suit up for the Washington State Cougars. “It j...

Cougars’ bowl game hopes are dwindling

Robin Dich Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

This year has been a roller coaster ride for the Cougar fan base and team. After an early 3-1 start, the Washington State Cougars are now 4-4 and two wins away from being bowl eligible.The pressure is on for Mike Leach and the football program. There are only four games left in the season: Arizona S...

Motivating others on the field

Trevor Williams Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

People might be surprised to find out which WSU cheerleader is on senior linebacker Justin Sagote’s mind each Saturday.She’s easily the shortest cheerleader Sagote knows, but that’s OK. Most 4-year-olds don’t have a lot of height to begin with.“So, I have a 4-year-old sister,” Sagote said. ...

Sun Devil showdown

Sun Devil showdown

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Coming off a bye, the Washington State University football team returns to the gridiron to face the Arizona State Sun Devils on Halloween night in Pullman. The Cougars look to be the scarier team Thursday night in their quest to avoid falling below .500. The Sun Devils enter the matchup following a ...

Golf finishes eighth in North Carolina tournament

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars finished eighth overall in the Bridgestone Collegiate Golf tournament at the Grandover Resort’s East Course in Greensboro, N. C.After overnight frost delayed and shortened the first day of golf, the Cougars carded a 293 or five over par. In the final round on Sunday, the ...

Taking a moment to teach

Brent Atkinson Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Days before the 2013-14 men’s basketball season starts, team members took time to offer up their basketball expertise to a group of eager boys and girls.The team held a children’s basketball clinic yesterday in Bohler Gym for elementary to middle school children.The clinic began with a short speech from...

Men’s golf heads to the east coast

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars will travel to Greensboro, N. C. to participate in the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate tournament this weekend.Teams will play three rounds on the East Course at Grandover Resort from Oct. 26 to 27. The course will play at par-72 and a total of 7,245 yards. Tee time will beg...

Moving forward

Moving forward

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Mobility, versatility and evoking fear. Those three things might characterize a solid football player, but on this particular day at Thursday’s press conference, those qualities described football Head Coach Mike Leach’s ideal Halloween costume. The coach suggested strategies for getting the most c...

Mattingly must stay in LA

Mattingly must stay in LA

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

When the Los Angeles Dodgers were 9.5 games out of first place on June 21, all hope was lost with this team.However, the next 50 regular season games, the Dodgers won 42 games, lost only eight and catapulted to first place in the National League West. The Dodgers then went on to win their first division...

Disrespecting a legend; Bryant deserves higher ranking

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The man who some have compared to the modern version of Michael Jordan is ranked as the 25th best player in the league. Wait – that must be a typo. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, the winner of five NBA championships and the fourth-best all-time scorer, should not join the company of anyon...

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