The Daily Evergreen

Playing to win

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Sports are unpredictable in that extreme amounts of dedication, practice and hustle can bring a team together for years at a time, or can leave a team struggling for wins season after season.For Cougar redshirt junior Sang Lee, golf is a lifestyle filled with ups and downs. The Washington State men’s gol...

Referees are ruining the game

Referees are ruining  the game

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

It takes a special kind of person to be an NFL referee. It’s one of the few jobs in which people expect perfection, yet the execution always has room for improvement.Although the duties of referees are to enforce rules implemented by the NFL, an increasingly thicker rulebook has added pressure to ...

Speed kills

Speed kills

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars could not keep up with the fast-paced offense of the Oregon Ducks, falling 62-38 Saturday night in Eugene, Ore. Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday set an FBS record with 89 passing attempts, he set a Pac-12 record in attempts and completions, and a WSU record ...

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 18, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Oregon State football massacre is over, but the Cougars are not out of the woods yet. WSU will leave the comfort of home to play in Eugene Saturday against a high-octane Oregon Ducks team ranked No. 2 in the nation. Oregon is one of only two teams in the Pac-12 Conference with an undefeated re...

It’s not about the location

It’s not about the location

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Major League Baseball is unique in that when the batter on the away team steps into the batter's box, the noise from the home crowd has no influence.The crowd noise can't affect the communication line between the batter and his third base coach. The third base coach doesn't shout out the call as if he we...

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Seattle Mariners now own the third longest current playoff drought in Major League Baseball, with 12 consecutive seasons without a postseason appearance.  They also own the third longest current pennant drought in the MLB, as they have never won a pennant in their 37-year existence. With each passi...

Beating themselves

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen Football reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Saturday’s football game against Oregon State ended in a blowout defeat with a score of 52-24, which included the Cougars giving up 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.A feeling of heartbreak filled Martin Stadium that night, beginning with what seemed to be a fake punt. The play stripped WSU...

Cougars collapse against Beavers

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than five minutes left in the third quarter, the WSU football team was 2 yards shy of a touchdown that would put them ahead of the Oregon State Beavers.Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday received the snap and threw a jump ball in the back left corner of the end zone, which senior wi...

Taking flight

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports, Women's

The Washington State University men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off their 2013-14 campaign in the annual ZZUMania event at Pullman's Bohler Gym Friday night.The event, in its fifth straight year at WSU, was an opportunity for the Pullman faithful to get a first look at both the men’s ...

Danny Lawhorn no longer with WSU

From staff reports

October 12, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Men's basketball Head Coach Ken Bone announced Friday that junior guard Danny Lawhorn has left WSU and is no longer a member of the team. "We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors," Bone said. Lawhorn was expected to play significant minutes for the Cougars at the guard position. H...

Cougs battle Beavers at home

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The annual Dad’s Weekend has arrived in Pullman, and the Washington State Cougars will play in front of a sold-out Martin Stadium against the Oregon State Beavers.The Saturday game will mark the first Pac-12 matchup in Pullman this season and could be a statement game for the Cougars if they win. And if...

Freeman is the right fit

Freeman is the right fit

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

A week after being released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Josh Freeman has found a home with the Minnesota Vikings that will result in success for both sides.Freeman signed a yearlong $3 million deal with the Vikings, according to ESPN.com. However, the Vikings will likely sign the quarterback to a l...

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