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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...

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

Week Seven Pac-12 North Power Rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week six.   No. 12 University of Oregon (Last: 2)   The Ducks got their signature win, vanquishing the University of Washington Huskies 30-27 Saturday in overtime. This was a back-and-forth affair, featuring four different ties wher...

College Gameday finally comes to Pullman

College Gameday finally comes to Pullman

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

What many considered to be impossible will finally take place in Pullman for the first time ever. ESPN’s College Gameday will come to Pullman in anticipation of the matchup between the No. 25 Cougs and the No. 12 University of Oregon on Saturday. College Gameday broke the news via its Twitter account...

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

Cougs’ toughest tests yet to come

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Prior to this season, Cougar football was predicted to finish fifth in the North division in the Pac-12 media poll. Halfway through its schedule, WSU is 5-1. Will the success dry up soon or will the Cougars prove they deserve more attention? The only loss currently blemishing their record is a narrow...

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

Athlete of the Week: Tay Martin

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

In order to successfully run the Air Raid offense, it is crucial that the quarterback makes some great throws. However, it is just as important that they have excellent receivers. Saturday night against Oregon State University sophomore wide receiver Tay Martin had a magnificent game to earn our Evergreen...

Week Six Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Six Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week five. WSU (Last: 4) It’s time. The Cougs are No. 1 in these power rankings after cruising to a 56-37 win at Oregon State University. Graduate transfer quarterback Gardner Minshew II continued his dominant season, completing 30 of 40 pass a...

Schulz joins College Football Playoff board of managers

Schulz joins College Football Playoff board of managers

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

October 8, 2018


Filed under Administration, Features, Mens, News, Sports

WSU President Kirk Schulz will join the College Football Playoff (CFP) board of managers as the representative of the Pac-12 Conference, the university announced today in a news release. The CFP is a four-team postseason event that decides which Division I college football program is crowned the national ...

Baseball flies past Wildcats

Baseball flies past Wildcats

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 7, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

ieDespite the cold air Saturday afternoon, Bailey-Brayton Field was warm as the WSU offense heated up the ballpark defeating Central Washington University 19-2 in its first scrimmage of the year. Despite the great offensive showing, perhaps the most impressive part of the Cougars’ victory was the...

Cougars beat Beavers

Cougars beat Beavers

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

A quick start set the tempo for WSU football who ultimately claimed a 56-37 victory over Oregon State University in Corvallis on Saturday night. The Cougs were out to a 14-point lead in the first three minutes of action, all it took was a three play 75-yard drive and a blocked punt by redshirt junior...

Coug baseball holds first competition of season

Coug baseball holds first competition of season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball will host two scrimmages this fall, the first against Central Washington University on Saturday. This will be Head Coach Marty Lees’ first matchup against the Wildcats and the Cougars’ first since the 2001 season. The good news for WSU is that this matchup, as is the case for their...

Cougs battle OSU in Corvallis

Cougs battle OSU in Corvallis

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

When WSU football heads to Corvallis on Saturday to face Oregon State University, they will be heavily favored to walk away with a victory but the Cougs aren’t taking the one win Beavers lightly. Head Coach Mike Leach said OSU has been steadily improving this season. “You just try to keep getting...

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