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Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Football Head Coach Mike Leach’s press conferences always have some interesting stories or ideas about certain topics. Monday’s press conference for Leach was no different, with the most interesting topics being about the Pac-12 North division and fantasy football. The Pac-12 Conference has a...

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week seven. 1. No. 14 WSU (last week: 2) The Cougs carried the College GameDay hype into their game, crushing then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20. The high-flying WSU offense scored 27 unanswered points in the first half, including three ...

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week is James Williams, who is having a breakout season. The redshirt junior running back leads the team in rushing yards, carries and touchdowns, and is second on the team in receptions. He is a true leader on the field, always finding a way to make an impact in the running...

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU moved up to No. 14 in the Associated Press weekly rankings after a victory over University of Oregon on Saturday. Going into the game, the Cougars and the Ducks were ranked 25th and 12th in the nation respectively and both teams had a 5-1 record on the season. The victory puts WSU (6-1, 3-1)...

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

There are certain days that are so eventful they will be remembered forever. That is how Saturday will go down in Pullman history as ESPN's College GameDay came to town for the first time ever and then-No. 25 WSU took down then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20 in front of a sold out crowd. Fans stormed...

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

Orange Bowl Committee visits Pullman for first time

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, News, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

Representatives from the Capital One Orange Bowl were backstage at Saturday morning’s ESPN College GameDay broadcast. Andrew P. Hertz, committee member and past president, along with member Salomon Sredni were there visiting with Athletic Director Pat Chun and others. On Friday the pair met with...

A late start, but a Sweet finish

A late start, but a Sweet finish

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

October 18, 2018


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

When Kyle Sweet first stepped on a freshly-cut field with faded white lines bordering it, he wasn’t playing football — he was playing soccer. Sweet kicked, scored and slide tackled his way across the pitch until he was about 8 years old, when his dad Eric and brother Logan convinced him to try...

WSU baseball hosts second scrimmage of fall semester Sunday

WSU baseball hosts second scrimmage of fall semester Sunday

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

WSU baseball will face Gonzaga University on Sunday in its second scrimmage of the fall schedule. Their first scrimmage was against Central Washington University, which the Cougars beat by a final score of 19-2. Head Coach Marty Lees said the team is much more advanced in all phases of the game, especially...

ESPN highlights Cougs vs. Ducks

ESPN highlights Cougs vs. Ducks

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen Reporter

October 18, 2018


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

When the spotlights come on and the red carpet is rolled out, that usually means something great is being shown to the world. This weekend’s premiere features the city of Pullman and the WSU football team as ESPN’s College Gameday and University of Oregon come to town. Saturday’s events will...

College GameDay has arrived

College GameDay has arrived

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Fans and students waited for hours Wednesday afternoon just outside of Martin Stadium awaiting the arrival of the ESPN College GameDay bus. Coug fans crowded the sidewalk around Stadium Way to celebrate the arrival of the ESPN crew. The fans lined up on both sides of the street with the band and cheer...

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