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Cougs shut out Spartans

Cougs shut out Spartans

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated San Jose State University on Saturday night in Martin Stadium 31-0. The Cougars defense clamped down on San Jose State keeping the Spartans off the scoreboard and securing their second straight season with a home opener shut out. It isn’t always the case that the WSU (2-0)...

Keys to the game: San Jose State

Keys to the game: San Jose State

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

The Cougars enter their home opener as a 35.5-point favorite to beat San Jose State University. That’s a good indication of how this game should go, even if the Cougars don’t cover that colossal spread. However, it isn’t a long shot for them to do it, and if they do, these are my keys to make...

Football holds home opener

Football holds home opener

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

WSU football will be heavy favorites this weekend as they take on San Jose State University in its home opener. Last time out the Cougars (1-0) traveled to Laramie to face University of Wyoming (1-1) for their first game of the season and WSU came out on top 41-19. Starting Sunday night after the...

Finding a way out

Finding a way out

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

A bed in a Motel 6, the backseat of a Chevrolet TrailBlazer and the floor of a church: all places James Williams II had to sleep and call home for about a year as his family made the transition from Toledo, Ohio, to Burbank, California. It wasn’t easy, but the redshirt junior running back got through...

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Every week this season, I will be assessing the play of each of the six teams in the Pac-12 North division and ranking them. Here is how the teams stack up after week one.   No. 10 Stanford University   Despite looking sluggish in the first half against San Diego State University, the Cardinal f...

Former Cougs signed to NFL practice squads

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver River Cracraft and linebacker Frankie Luvu were cut from NFL rosters Saturday, but today all three were signed to practice squads. Falk was cut by the Tennessee Titans who drafted him in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft at 199th overall and signed...

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated the University of Wyoming 41-19 Saturday afternoon on the road in Laramie, Wyoming, for the team’s 2018 season opener. If you never watched the second quarter, you would have thought this game was a blow out because in the second quarter the Cougars surrendered 14 points via...

Former Cougars get cut from NFL rosters

Former Cougars get cut from NFL rosters

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Three former standouts at WSU reportedly cut from teams

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

The 34-week wait for Cougar football Saturday is officially over. To start the season WSU will travel to Laramie, Wyoming, where it will face the University of Wyoming for the seventh time in series history. The matchup is the latter half of a home-and-home series with Wyoming that was made official...

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

WSU football returns to the field Saturday for the team’s season-opener in Laramie against the University of Wyoming. Here are a few reasons why you should be excited. The first is Head Coach Mike Leach, perhaps the most quotable coach if not the most entertaining. I for one can’t wait for post-game...

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Without even taking a snap, the Cougars already lead the nation in one department: the 19 “or’s” that separate players in the newly-released 2018 depth chart. It doesn’t come as a surprise to see the word “or” between players. WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has used this particular technique...

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

RYAN MOSHER and RACHEL SUN, Evergreen sports editor and news editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

19-year old WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher was arrested early Friday morning at 12:25 a.m. for a "Baby" DUI charge with blood alcohol levels measured twice at .o76 and .078. A "Baby" DUI is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. Fisher was arrested on the corner of NE B Street...

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