The Daily Evergreen

Underdogs in college football keep the sport entertaining

Shaun Knight, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013

September is finally here.That means College football is officially underway. Roaring fans, superstar plays, and big hits. It’s Saturday football, and it’s here. Despite what you think you love about the game, though, there’s one aspect of college football that keeps our interest piqued year a...

Leach will produce a succesful season

Brigette Larsen, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013

Hiring Mike Leach was a firm step in a positive direction for the Washington State football team.Leach provokes an undeniable confidence in both players and fans. When Leach stepped in two years ago, Cougar spirit became so alive it was almost tangible. His strong record at Texas Tech proved his ability to...

Offensive line shows promise

Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2013

Despite the 24-31 loss to Auburn on Saturday, there is one positive note that WSU head football coach Mike Leach and his staff can take away from this game; the strong performance by the offensive line.The play of the line is one of the main reasons why WSU could compete against Auburn. The Air Raid ...

Cougars fall short in season opener

Chris Shaw, Evergreen football reporter

September 3, 2013

Turnovers and missed opportunities characterized the Cougars’ play in their first game of the 2013 football season. Quarterback Connor Halliday threw three interceptions and couldn’t lead the team down the field at the end of the game, allowing Auburn to win 31-24 on Saturday night in Alabama.“I think...

Cougars prepare to take on Tigers

Chris Shaw

August 30, 2013

WSU’s Cougars will get an early taste of Southeastern Conference football Saturday when they travel to Auburn to play their first game of the season.Both teams will look to redeem themselves after identical 3-9 records in 2012.“We spent a lot of last year pushing effort,” Head Coach Mike Leach said...

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