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Beavers shut down Cougars in second game of series

Beavers shut down Cougars in second game of series

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 9-1 to No. 3 Oregon State University at Bailey-Brayton Field on graduation day in Pullman. The Beavers racked up 17 hits in the win. “They were just flat out the better team today,” Head Coach Marty Lees said. Senior outfielder JJ Hancock led off the second inning with a line...

Cougars rocked by Beavers

Cougars rocked by Beavers

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 17-3 in the first game of a three game weekend series with No. 3 Oregon State University in front of a packed Bailey-Brayton Field. Oregon State (34-7) out hit the Cougars (14-24) 20-5 in the game. “They're very good and we suck on the mound. That's how it worked tonight,”...

Cougars face No. 3 Oregon State in Pullman

Cougars face No. 3 Oregon State in Pullman

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball will head into a three-game series as the underdogs against No. 3 Oregon State University. WSU Head Coach Lees will also face his old team as he coached at Oregon State for 11 years and won NCAA titles in 2006 and 2007. The Cougars (14-23) return home after a 1-3 road trip in Seattle....

Leaving behind a better team

Leaving behind a better team

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Mens, Sports

In its third year under Head Coach Marty Lees, WSU baseball has adopted a mantra — leave it better than when you got here. It’s something senior James Rudkin has focused on in his final season. “I feel like I’ve gotten better every single year,” Rudkin said. “The record doesn’t show...

‘I have given Washington State everything I have’

‘I have given Washington State everything I have’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

May 4, 2018


Filed under Commencement, Features, Mens, Sports

Tears streamed down Drick Bernstine’s face as exhaustion set in. Eyes blurred, Bernstine found his way to a shower in the 24 Hour Fitness bathroom. He reached for the handle, pulled it down and water rushed out. Fully clothed, Bernstine sank to the shower floor as water covered his body. For...

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

Athletes see dreams of making it to NFL come true

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The 2018 NFL Draft saw two WSU football players selected while a handful of other Cougars were signed as undrafted free agents. Below is a list of WSU players who will have a chance to prove themselves at the next level. Cole Madison With the first pick in the fifth round of the draft, the Green...

Throwing error caps off Cougar collapse

Throwing error caps off Cougar collapse

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 29, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU baseball split a doubleheader with University of Washington at Husky Park in Seattle on Sunday. After Saturday’s game was rained out, the Cougars (14-23) shut down the Huskies’ (20-19) bats in a 4-1 victory in the first game early Sunday morning. Senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch...

Falk drafted by Titans in sixth round

Falk drafted by Titans in sixth round

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

The wait is finally over, and former WSU quarterback Luke Falk will be heading to Tennessee. After two days filled with anticipation, Falk finally heard his name called on day three of the 2018 NFL Draft. In an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle earlier this week, Falk said he thought he would be...

Madison selected in fifth round of draft

Madison selected in fifth round of draft

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen sports editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU offensive lineman Cole Madison was drafted by the Green Bay Packers in the fifth round of the 2018 NFL Draft. Madison was the first pick in the fifth round, 138th overall and the first Cougar to be selected in this year's draft. He was a three-time All-Pac-12 Conference selection during...

Cougars blown out by Huskies

Cougars blown out by Huskies

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 28, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball lost 15-2 in the opening game of a weekend series with University of Washington on Friday in Seattle. The Cougars scored both their runs in the top of the fourth inning. Sophomore infielder Dillon Plew doubled to lead off the inning and junior infielder Justin Harrer drove his ninth home...

Cougars battle bitter rival UW in Seattle

Cougars battle bitter rival UW in Seattle

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball will visit University of Washington for a three-game series beginning Friday at Husky Ballpark in Seattle. The Cougars (13-20) enter the series with the Huskies (18-18) after playing a game against Seattle University on Wednesday, during which they blew a two-run lead in the seventh inning...

Fielding his way to legacy

Fielding his way to legacy

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

April 27, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports

After a game or a long practice, freshman infielder Mason De La Cruz goes to his locker, where he is surrounded with experience. On his left are junior infielder Justin Harrer and senior outfielder JJ Hancock. To his right are junior catcher Cory Meyer and senior infielder and senior infielder Ryan...

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