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Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

RYAN NGO, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men’s golf will travel to California to compete in the El Macero Classic starting this Friday. The Cougars' last meet was at the Duck Invitational in Oregon where WSU finished 13th out of 16 teams. Over the last few meets, juniors Nicklaus Chiam and Daniel Kolar have led the way for Cougar team. A...

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men's basketball forward Jeff Pollard will return to the Cougars for his senior season after testing the waters by putting his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Pollard made the announcement in a post on Twitter Tuesday. In the tweet, Pollard explained his reasoning for putting his name in the...

Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU Athletics announced last week that it will retire WSU alumnus Klay Thompson’s No. 1 jersey. Klay played three seasons for Tony Bennett at WSU before being selected No. 11 overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft. He has since become one of the NBA’s best shooting guards and...

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball returns home after a short three-game road trip to the Bay Area where they faced Cal for the first time this season. The Golden Bears have had a red hot week with four straight wins since Friday. This included a 6-0 shutout victory over the Cougs to claim the first game of the series. ...

Baseball suffers sixth sweep of season in Berkeley

Baseball suffers sixth sweep of season in Berkeley

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball dropped the season finale against Cal 9-5 on Sunday in Berkeley to increase its conference losing streak to nine games. The Cougars (7-23, 0-9) have now lost five straight series and dropped 15 of their last 16 games. Cal (17-11, 5-4) outscored WSU 21-6 in the three-game series as the...

Baseball loses fifth straight series

Baseball loses fifth straight series

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball struggled on offense for a second straight game as they fell to Cal 6-1 on Saturday night in Berkeley. The Cougars (7-22, 0-8) started off the day swinging their bats as they took a 1-0 lead in the top of the first inning when junior infielder Dillion Plew hammered a solo home run to...

Leach points to lack of effort by wide receivers in first spring scrimmage

Leach points to lack of effort by wide receivers in first spring scrimmage

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

On a dark and rainy Saturday afternoon, Cougar football held their first scrimmage of the spring at Martin Stadium. The game turned out to be a high-spirited affair between the offense and the defense, but Head Coach Mike Leach was disappointed in the effort he saw from the wide receivers. “I...

Cal shuts out Cougs

Cal shuts out Cougs

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 6, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball was shutout 6-0 by Cal on Friday night in the first contest of a three-game road series. The Cougars (7-21, 0-7), coming of a win against Gonzaga on Tuesday, gave freshman right-handed pitcher Brandon White the start against the Golden Bears (15-11, 3-4). White looked strong through...

From mutton busting to baseball

From mutton busting to baseball

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Features, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

The Wall Street Journal featured a WSU baseball player when he was 6 years old, but not for baseball. Instead, it showcased his talent in mutton busting, a sheep riding event for kids in rodeos. “I didn’t really know what was happening, but I mean it’s pretty cool,” freshman outfielder and catche...

WSU looks to carry momentum into series with Cal

WSU looks to carry momentum into series with Cal

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 5, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball travels to California for its third conference matchup of the season to face Cal in a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (7-20, 0-6) are coming off a 12-10 win over Gonzaga on Tuesday and a series sweep from No. 2 Stanford this past weekend at Bailey-Brayton Field. WSU,...

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

Cougars wide receiver depth dominates spring practice

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 4, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

If Cougar football has a successful 2019 season, it will be due in large part to the immense depth at the wide receiver position. This was on full display at Martin Stadium on Thursday afternoon as the Cougs held their seventh practice of the spring. WSU’s arsenal at wide receiver lost only one...

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

Andre Dillard steals show at WSU’s Pro Day

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Former Cougar football stars compete in front of scouts to prove worth

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