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Same world series, new blood

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Fewer than 30 days remain in the 2013 Major League Baseball season.That means two things: October is right around the corner, and the World Series trophy is once again up for grabs.The defending champion, the San Francisco Giants, is not in the picture, but a team from the Giants’ division has risen to re...

Cougar corner is a quarterback’s worst nightmare

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Features, Men's, Sports

He sat quietly at a table, talking calmly about how much he admired his mom. It didn’t take much more than the grin on his face to see how he felt about the biggest role model in his life.Senior cornerback Damante Horton grew up in a rough neighborhood in Oakland, Calif., but his mom made sure he stay...

Circus of a season centers on Clowney

Circus of a season centers on Clowney

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Each day for eleven weeks, Jadeveon Clowney woke up and turned on the TV to relive the same bone crushing hit again and again.Clowney’s hit was voted best-of-the-best play on ESPN for 45 straight days. The play occurred during the University of South Carolina’s trip to the Capital One Bowl again...

Rivals set sights on the Big Apple

Rivals set sights on the Big Apple

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The San Francisco 49ers and the Seattle Seahawks are two of the strongest teams in the NFC conference and play in the same division. The two are strong enough, in fact, that one of these two teams could be the Super Bowl representative.The 49ers have a slight advantage over the Seahawks. Here is how the ...

Brown is a star in the making

Brown is a star in the making

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Cougar fans who watched the football game last Saturday witnessed more than an upset victory over USC- they also noticed a specific Cougar football player on the field.Besides WSU cornerback Damante Horton, who recorded two interceptions in the game, another WSU football player was a key contribution t...

Coug tackles adversity on and off the field

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Ioane “Junior” Gauta is proving himself on the field as nose tackle for the Washington State football team. At 6 feet 3 inches and 285 pounds, Gauta embodies the strength needed to perform on the field, but his road to success has not been easy.Gauta transferred from junior college in 2012 and wa...

New young pitchers on the rise

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

If five years ago someone had said the great Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay would post an earned run average (ERA) of 7.19 in the year 2013, I would have called them crazy.Nonetheless, Halladay’s demise continued this season alongside that of other aging pitchers like R.A. Dickey (last year’s C...

Road win will attract new recuits

Road win will attract new recuits

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

The 10-7 victory the Cougar football team had against USC Saturday was more than just a big step for the program. It was a big step for the game of recruiting.Besides fans, several of the best high school football players on the West Coast for the 2014 and 2015 recruiting class were in attendance on ...

Golf takes the title in season opener

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

It came down to the wire, but the WSU men’s golf team pulled out the win after 54 holes of golf at the annual Itani Quality Homes Collegiate on Tuesday.Washington State, led by head Coach Garrett Clegg, held a commanding seven-stroke lead over second-place California State (CSU)-Fullerton heading i...

Depsite poor attendance, Zduriencik deserves to stay

Depsite poor attendance, Zduriencik deserves to stay

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

The number of seagulls circling the catwalks might’ve eclipsed the number of baseball fans in actual seats on Monday night at Safeco Field.The Mariners are in the midst of a disappointing losing season, and fans are growing impatient. Many have questioned the job security of General Manager Jack Zd...

Jensen named assistant

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2013


Filed under Men's

A mere four months after his arrival in Pullman, Rod Jensen has earned himself a promotion.Washington State University men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone announced Monday that Jensen has been promoted to the role of assistant coach, filling the vacancy when Ben Johnson announced his departure jus...

Cougs emerge confident after upset victory

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 10, 2013


Filed under Men's

Confidence exudes from the Washington State Cougar football team after its first win of the season against USC, a ranked opponent.  At Monday’s press conference, Head Coach Mike Leach and his players all expressed the need to focus on the upcoming game against Southern Utah. However, it seems t...

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