The Daily Evergreen

Cougars begin final homestand

Sophomore guard CJ Elleby throws up a shot after being fouled during the Apple Cup matchup Feb. 9 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 19, 2020

WSU men’s basketball will face the University of California Golden Bears at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum. This is WSU’s (14-12, 5-8) second game against Cal (10-15, 4-8) this season. WSU lost the first matchup 73-66 on the road, one of two single-digit road losses this season for the Coug...

Cougars start baseball season with win

Then-junior left-handed pitcher AJ Block throws a pitch during the game against Stanford on March 30 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen baseball reporter

February 18, 2020

The WSU baseball team rallied in the ninth inning to beat the California State University, Bakersfield Roadrunners 5-2 at Hardt Field for its first opening game win since 2011, which was also against Roadrunners. Junior second baseman Garrett Gouldsmith and redshirt sophomore catcher Jake Meyer hit ...

Cougars finish Don Kirby Elite, Husky Classic

JAN RAC, Evergreen reporter

February 18, 2020

The WSU men and women’s track and field teams competed in two locations this weekend: Albuquerque, New Mexico and Seattle. At the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, sophomore Charisma Taylor and senior Sam Brixey both got personal records, and victories in their events. Taylor jumped 44 feet 2 3/4 inche...

Matadors extend baseball’s losing streak

Then-sophomore outfielder Collin Montez fouls the ball in game three of the series against Stanford on March 31 2019 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen baseball reporter

February 18, 2020

The WSU baseball team lost to the California State University Northridge Matadors 3-1 Monday. This is the Cougars third straight loss after starting the season off with a win Friday. Junior pitcher Tanner West started the game for the Cougars. He pitched five innings, allowing two runs and striking...

Cougars look to end seven-game losing streak to Trojans

Sophomore Forward C.J Elleby sprints by defenders as he goes in for a layup on Feb. 9 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 14, 2020

WSU’s men’s basketball will finish its road trip against the University of Southern California Trojans at 5 p.m. Saturday in the Galen Center in Los Angeles. WSU lost its first matchup against USC (18-7) 65-56 in Beasley Coliseum back in the first game of the Pac-12 regular season on Jan. 2. D...

Men’s basketball falls four points short of history

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 14, 2020

WSU men’s basketball lost an overtime heartbreaker to the UCLA Bruins 86-83 in the Pauley Pavilion Thursday night.  WSU (14-11, 5-7) lost the opportunity to sweep its season matchup against the Bruins (14-11, 6-6) for the first time since 1937. Junior guard Isaac Bonton led the Cougars w...

‘Pumped up, fired up, ready to go play’

Sophomore right-handed pitcher Brandon White winds up to throw the ball in the scrimmage against Gonzaga University on Oct. 21 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

DONOVAN BLAS, Evergreen baseball reporter

February 14, 2020

The WSU baseball team visits the California State University, Bakersfield Roadrunners as it looks to kick off its season this weekend starting at 6 p.m. Friday at Hardt Field.   After four consecutive losing seasons, WSU looks to head in a different direction under new head coach Brian Green. ...

Track and field competes in Seattle, Albuquerque

Then-redshirt Senior Janet Okeago competes in the 4k race on August 30 2019 at the Colfax Golf Course for the WSU XC Open.


February 13, 2020

The Cougars’ track and field squad is once again splitting up and competing in two different meets. The women’s team will be led by seniors Jordyn Tucker and Kaili Keefe. Both finished first in their events last week and are looking to repeat. Keefe will compete in the women’s one mile run a...

WSU looks to sweep UCLA

Freshman Guard Noah Williams dribbles past OSU defender on Jan. 18 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2020

The WSU’s men’s basketball team will face the UCLA Bruins on the road for its second matchup of the season. The game will start at 8 p.m. Thursday at the Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. WSU (14-10, 5-6) has defeated UCLA (13-11, 6-5) on the road three times in school history. UCL...

Bringing the best from the west

As his name is announced, freshman guard Noah Williams walks through a tunnel formed by his teammates to join the starters at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 12, 2020

Freshman guard Noah Williams joined the WSU men’s basketball team this season to assist in redefining the program and prove his talent in the Pacific Northwest. Williams was born with basketball in his blood, as he’s played basketball since he was in the third grade. His father, Guy Williams, was...

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings

Freshman guard Noah Williams battles his way up the court against UW on Sunday at Beasley Coliseum.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

February 11, 2020

1. No. 16 Colorado The Buffaloes are the new number one in the conference after winning both of their games this weekend. They won their first game against California behind 21 points from junior guard Tyler Bey, one of four starters to hit double-figures. They followed up their win with another v...

Track, field teams finish fourth in Idaho

Then-junior Max English competes in high jump during the WSU Indoor on Jan. 19 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

JAN RAC, Evergreen sports reporter

February 11, 2020

The WSU men’s and women’s track & field teams both received fourth place in the Idaho Team Challenge on Friday in the Kibbie Dome in Moscow. For the women’s team, senior Jordyn Tucker and senior Kaili Keefe both finished first in their events. Tucker finished the 60m dash with a time ...

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