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Started from the bottom now he’s here

Started from the bottom now he’s here

MAGGIE QUINLAN, Evergreen reporter

March 19, 2019

Growing up, the odds were stacked against Isaiah Wade but he persevered and carved out a path for himself through basketball. Wade was born and raised in Minneapolis. He became homeless in the fourth grade and he said he didn’t get to have a childhood. Wade didn’t find a way out of his situation...

Quarterback Connor Neville to transfer from WSU

Quarterback Connor Neville to transfer from WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

March 18, 2019

Redshirt sophomore quarterback Connor Neville announced in a tweet Monday that he will transfer from WSU. Neville tweeted out a photo of an email he received from the NCAA confirming that his name had been entered into the NCAA's transfer portal. In the tweet, Neville said he would be eligible to...

Baseball drops fifth straight game

Baseball drops fifth straight game

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 17, 2019

WSU baseball lost its fifth straight game 6-5 Sunday against No. 9 Arizona State in Tempe. The Cougars (6-13, 0-3) loaded the bases with one out in the ninth inning but were unable to bring the tying run across the plate as the team fell to the Sun Devils (19-0, 3-0) by one run for the second stra...

Cougars top Matadors in series opener

Cougars top Matadors in series opener

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 9, 2019

After being on the road for three straight weeks, Cougar baseball returned to Pullman on Friday where they picked up a 3-1 win against Cal State Northridge in their home opener. Freshman right-handed pitcher Brandon White got the nod for WSU (5-7). He’s been nothing short of phenomenal this se...

WSU welcomes Matadors to Pullman for home opener

WSU welcomes Matadors to Pullman for home opener

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019

Cougar baseball returns home for the first time this season to host California State University, Northridge in a three-game series starting Friday. WSU (4-7) will be looking for its second series win of the season against the Matadors (7-6) after taking two out of three games from University of Nevada,...

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

Cougs battle Beavs in Beasley

LEXI MCGONEGLE, Evergreen reporter

March 8, 2019

WSU men’s basketball is set to finish its last game of the regular season against Oregon State on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (11-19, 4-13) come into this matchup against the Beavers (17-12, 9-8) after they suffered a 72-61 loss against Oregon on Wednesday night. Currently on a...

WSU falls to Oregon in Beasley Coliseum

WSU falls to Oregon in Beasley Coliseum

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019

WSU men’s basketball dropped their fourth straight game Wednesday night when they fell to Oregon 72-61. Head Coach Ernie Kent wasn’t thrilled about the performance of his team tonight. “As a team we didn’t play really well,” Kent said. “We had too many breakdowns and it cost us. When...

Cougs look to take NCAA Title

Cougs look to take NCAA Title

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2019

For most WSU track and field athletes, the indoor season ended at the MPSF Indoor Championships, but for two Cougars the indoor season will end this weekend at the NCAA Indoor Championships. Mile runner redshirt junior Paul Ryan and 60-meter sprinter junior Emmanuel Wells Jr. will represent WSU on...

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings — Week 9

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2019

Arizona State (Last: 2)   In an up-and-down week for Arizona State, they fell to the Ducks before beating the Beavers and will look to defend their second seed when they play Arizona next week.   Washington (Last: 1)   The Huskies dropped a stunner at Cal and bar...

Cougs shine bright in NFL Combine

Cougs shine bright in NFL Combine

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2019

Three Cougs participated in the NFL combine that took place over the weekend. The record-breaking 2018 season elevated the status of all three, making this year’s NFL draft one to watch for Coug fans everywhere. Redshirt junior running back James Williams left WSU with a year of eligibility on...

WSU returns home for last time this season

WSU returns home for last time this season

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

March 5, 2019

WSU men’s basketball returns home to Beasley Coliseum for the final time this season to take on a tough pair of Oregon basketball teams. The Cougars are coming off two harsh losses to Stanford and Cal this past weekend. WSU was blown out by the Cardinal and also lost to the Golden Bears who have...

Cougars disappointing road trip ends with defeat to Cal

Cougars disappointing road trip ends with defeat to Cal

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 3, 2019

WSU men's basketball ran into Cal on Saturday night in Berkeley and fell 76-69 after the Golden Bears jumped out to a 14-5 lead early in the first half and did not look back. After the Golden Bears (7-22, 2-15) led by as much as 11 points, the Cougars (11-18, 4-12) were able to go on an 11-4 run...

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