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Mariota in the lead for Heisman

Mariota in the lead for Heisman

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2013

Three weeks into the NCAA football season, the race for who will win the 2013 Heisman trophy is starting to play out.While SportsCenter constantly gives all the attention to Texas A&M quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, there’s one quarterback under the radar: Oregon quarterb...

Men’s golf finishes 11th at Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 18, 2013

A strong first-day showing and an successful individual performance kept Washington State afloat this week during the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by rival and nationally-ranked University of Washington.As a team, WSU shot a 296 (+8) and 290 (+2) in the first two rounds of play on Monday, slotting the...

Showing progress as a passer

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 17, 2013

Doubt in Connor Halliday, starting quarterback for Washington State, was evident after WSU’s game against USC. With not one offensive point scored against the Trojan defense, questions arose about how this season would continue; but last weekend changed those opinions.Halliday’s fast progression as ...

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

By Evan Baron, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013

Winning two straight games, the Cougars remain confident and focused on improving every week.At Monday’s press conference, Washington State University head football coach Mike Leach and his players expressed that they were happy with their performance against Southern Utah, and where the team is at from...

Golf continues a rivalry

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 16, 2013

Two weeks into the 2013-14 season, the Washington State University men's golf team isn’t shying away from rivalry.The team traveled to Bremerton to compete Monday and Tuesday in the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by the University of Washington. The Invitational is the team’s second event of the se...

Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 16, 2013

Throngs of people flooded into Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon for the Cougars’ home opener.As a coming-out party in front of the home crowd, WSU football defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 48-10 behind Connor Halliday’s five touchdowns.It wasn’t just the offense that came to play on Sat...

Bone announces return of Tim Marrion to WSU men’s basketball staff

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013

Head Basketball Coach Ken Bone ended what was a rollercoaster week for WSU’s basketball coaching staff with one more change on Friday.Bone announced that Tim Marrion, former WSU men’s basketball coordinator of operations, will arrive back in Pullman in 2013. He will return to the program as the Cougar...

Cougar corner is a quarterback’s worst nightmare

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013

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

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

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

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

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...

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