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USC trounces WSU in Los Angeles

USC trounces WSU in Los Angeles

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 20, 2019

WSU baseball suffered its second straight defeat to USC on Friday night in Los Angeles, falling 10-1. The Trojans (17-20, 8-9) brought the momentum from their 4-0 win over the Cougars (8-27, 1-13) on Thursday into Friday’s matchup, scoring one run in the bottom of the first inning to take an early...

USC silences Cougars

USC silences Cougars

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

WSU baseball was shut down 4-0 by USC on Thursday night in Los Angeles in the opener of a three-game series. USC junior right-handed pitcher Connor Lunn threw a complete game shutout, tossing five strikeouts and only giving up four hits to the Cougars. The Trojans (16-20, 7-9), who beat Pepperdine...

Spring game returns to Pullman

Spring game returns to Pullman

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 19, 2019

The wait is finally over. After 13 spring practices, WSU football will take the field Saturday to compete in the annual Crimson and Gray Game. After taking place in Spokane for the past eight seasons, the game returns to Pullman in the hope to bring some more excitement and fans to the game at Martin...

Cougs look to extend one-game win streak

Cougs look to extend one-game win streak

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 18, 2019

WSU will start off its road trip with a stop in southern California to face USC in a three-game series starting Thursday. The Cougars (8-25, 1-11) are coming off their first conference win against Oregon, Sunday at Bailey-Brayton during Mom’s Weekend. Coming off a five-game losing streak with...

Anticipation grows for spring game

Anticipation grows for spring game

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 17, 2019

Just like a child gets excited on Christmas Day to open presents, the WSU football team is eagerly anticipating the annual Crimson and Gray spring game on Saturday, which is returning to Martin Stadium this year. “I am real excited, it’s the closest we are going to get to gameday without it actually...

Baseball ends losing streak, picks up first conference win

Baseball ends losing streak, picks up first conference win

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2019

A late game-tying grand slam with two outs by Oregon junior shortstop Spencer Steer squashed a 7-3 WSU lead in the top of the ninth inning and forced Sunday’s series finale into extra innings. But a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning allowed sophomore left-fielder Collin Montez to score...

Cougs compete in final scrimmage before Crimson and Gray game

Cougs compete in final scrimmage before Crimson and Gray game

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2019

WSU football team took the field at Martin Stadium on Saturday for its last scrimmage before the Crimson and Gray game next week. Head Coach Mike Leach said the team had good energy in the scrimmage but was inconsistent. "I thought we were competitive, I thought we were sloppy at times, but we...

Eighth inning rally not enough as WSU falls to Oregon

Eighth inning rally not enough as WSU falls to Oregon

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2019

A six run eighth inning wasn't enough as WSU baseball fell to Oregon 11-8 on Saturday at Bailey-Brayton Field. The defeat means the Cougars (7-25, 0-11) remain winless in conference play through 11 games. Head Coach Marty Lees said he is not happy with his team's performance through two games against...

Ducks clobber Cougs in series opener

Ducks clobber Cougs in series opener

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

April 13, 2019

Oregon stomped WSU baseball 21-3 to take the series opener Friday night at Bailey-Brayton Field. “Obviously, got to play better baseball,” junior center fielder Danny Sinatro said. The Cougars (7-24, 0-10) opened the game with back to back errors by freshman third baseman Kodie Kolden. Two...

Surging Ducks come to Pullman to visit lowly Cougs

Surging Ducks come to Pullman to visit lowly Cougs

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

WSU baseball will look for its third series win of the season when they host Oregon for a three-game series starting Friday. The Cougars (7-23, 0-9) are coming off losses in a three-game road series against Cal this past weekend. WSU was set to play Seattle University on Tuesday at Bailey-Brayton...

‘She was always there for me’

‘She was always there for me’

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 12, 2019

This Mom’s Weekend, WSU baseball will take on Oregon in a three-game series with their mothers in attendance. For the majority of players on the team, it’s an exciting time as it brings back memories of their Little League days where it all began.   Junior infielder Dillon Plew said he’...

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

One common theme for WSU football over the past few years is there has been a battle in the spring to decide who the starting quarterback will be. The quarterback battle was on full display Thursday afternoon at Martin Stadium as the Cougars took the field for another spring practice. The Cougars...

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