The Daily Evergreen

Don’t count the Cougs out

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Washington State’s biggest card going into next week’s game is their defense.Ranking 10th in the nation in total defense and 13th in scoring defense, the Cougars have been stout all season.Saturday’s win against Idaho came out big for the WSU defense, ending in the Cougars’ first home shutout in over...

Cougars are prepared for a clash of styles with Stanford

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

As each week of the 2013 football season passes, the Washington State Cougars try to improve on something. Head coach Mike Leach has repeated over and over that the team’s philosophy is to always get a week better. The team has yet to waver on that goal as it heads into the week of the Seattle gam...

Cougars stomp Idaho in shutout win

By Evan Baron, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

With 17 seconds left in the game and the Cougars already up by 42 points against the Idaho Vandals, the game was out of reach.However, the Vandals were only one yard away from not leaving Martin Stadium scoreless. On fourth down, with the ball on the WSU one yard line, Idaho running back James Baker received ...

Men’s golf goes to Colorado

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

For the first time this season, the men’s golf team will leave the state of Washington to compete in the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational today and tomorrow.The Invitational will take place at the Colorado National Golf Club in Erie, Colo. The club is a prestigious course all-too-familiar with collegiate events.“This t...

Three reasons why Alabma will three-peat

Three reasons why Alabma will three-peat

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team is on a path less traveled. The team will shoot for its third national championship in a row this season.“Roll Tide” should be a household phrase by now. Those two words symbolize the spirit and level of prestige the Crimson Tide has shown by wi...

Revis island irrelevant in Tampa Bay

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

When the Jets decided to trade Darrelle Revis, one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Greg Schiano thought he had found the missing piece that would put his team into playoff contention for the 2013 football season.A season the Buccaneers hoped to be legendary has turned out...

Battle of the Palouse takes center stage under bright lights

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Cougars’ Homecoming game has arrived and this weekend, Washington State University will face the 0-3 Idaho Vandals in a cross-state rival matchup. This rivalry has been fairly mismatched over the years, as the Cougars have amassed a 70-17-3 record over the Vandals. WSU also is undefeated in the las...

Building a team bond

Building a team bond

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Confidence is a vital asset when competing in collegiate athletics. For senior WSU men’s golfer Blake Snyder, confidence in his game has never been an issue.“For me, I work on my putting and hitting the golf ball and all that stuff, but definitely what makes those things flourish the most is being ...

Like father, like Cougar son

Like father, like Cougar son

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Confidence has emanated this season from the man who now lines up under center for the Washington State Cougars on football game days.            Quarterback Connor Halliday knows the feeling of both the highest of highs and lowest of lows as the leader of the offensive unit.      ...

Dreaming big for the next level

Dreaming big for the next level

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Kristoff Williams is more than just the football player you see catching a pass from the quarterback. He has big dreams, and he’s doing everything in his power to achieve them both on the field and in the classroom.A redshirt junior from Antioch, Calif., before Williams became a Coug, he played as ...

Numbers don’t lie; Sherman is the top of his position

Numbers don’t lie; Sherman is the top of his position

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the NFL today.Despite trash talking on Twitter, on the field and even to ESPN analyst Skip Bayless, the cornerback puts his money where his mouth is.  Sherman is in his third NFL season and already h...

Alabama

Alabama

Hyosub Shin | MCT Campus

September 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron and Alabama offensive linesman Anthony Steen celebrate a 35-10 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies, as Alabama head coach Nick Saban (left) and Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley (right) look on, in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga...

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