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Baseball prepares to roll dice in Reno, Nevada

Baseball prepares to roll dice in Reno, Nevada

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU baseball will travel to Reno, Nevada on Thursday looking for its first series win when they take on the University of Nevada, Reno. The series was originally scheduled to be played in Pullman but had to be moved to Reno due to snowy conditions in Pullman. The Cougars (2-6) are coming off a...

WSU travels for final road trip of season

WSU travels for final road trip of season

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

WSU men’s basketball hits the road for the final time this Thursday when they head to the Bay Area for a pair of games against Stanford and Cal. The Cougars are coming off a 1-2 homestand where they put on a strong showing in two of their three games but were bombarded by an avalanche of three-pointers...

Leach adds pair of coaches to his staff

Leach adds pair of coaches to his staff

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach announced a pair of additions to his coaching staff Tuesday. The Cougars hired Roc Bellantoni as their new linebackers coach and Dennis Slutak as their director of football operations. Bellantoni has coached defensive line and linebackers and been the defensive coordinator...

Brandon White named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

Brandon White named Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Freshman right-handed pitcher Brandon White is the Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday. White pitched 6 1/3 no-hit innings last Thursday against Santa Clara to earn his first career win in his first career start. He also recorded nine strikeouts and no walks in the Cougars...

Athlete of the Week: Brandon White

Athlete of the Week: Brandon White

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

Brandon White cruised on Thursday, pitching five perfect innings before an Andres Alvarez fielding error broke up a dream start for the freshman. White shook off the runner on first and retired the final four batters he faced, pitching six-and-a-third innings of no-hit balls. White dominated, striking...

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 8

Pac-12 women’s basketball power rankings — Week 8

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's, Sports

No. 6 Oregon (Last: 1)   The Ducks (25-3, 14-2) finally showed they can lose a conference game, as they lost not one, but two games this past week. The first loss came at the hands of the at-the-time No. 12 Oregon State and the second was to a then-unranked UCLA team. Despite that, they are ...

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings – Week 8

Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings – Week 8

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

1. No. 25 Washington (Last: 1) The injustice ends as UW reenters the AP Top-25 poll at No. 25 after defeating Utah and Colorado, claiming at least a share of the Pac-12 regular season crown. The Dawgs play Cal and Stanford this week, looking for conference wins 14 and 15. 2. Arizona State (Last: 2) ...

Baseball moves home-opening series to Reno due to snow

Baseball moves home-opening series to Reno due to snow

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Cougar baseball has moved this week's home-opening series against Nevada to Reno, Nevada due to snow expected in Pullman later this week. The four-game series was set to start Thursday at Bailey-Brayton Field. WSU will now play Nevada on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at Peccole Park in Reno, Nevada....

Eighth inning rally pushes WSU past Santa Clara

Eighth inning rally pushes WSU past Santa Clara

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU baseball used a six-run eighth inning to complete a comeback victory over Santa Clara on Sunday. The win means the Cougars split the four-game series with the Broncos 2-2. Freshman infielders Kyle Manzardo and Kodie Kolden helped WSU (2-6) rally when they trailed 5-4 after seven innings. The Cougars...

Cougs fall to Utah after sloppy second half

Cougs fall to Utah after sloppy second half

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

February 24, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball fell to Utah 92-79 Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (11-16, 4-10) only trailed by two points at halftime but the Utes (15-12, 9-6) pulled away in the final 2o minutes, outscoring WSU 47-36. Head Coach Ernie Kent said he needed another veteran guy on the court like ...

Baseball drops second straight game to Santa Clara

Baseball drops second straight game to Santa Clara

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball fell 3-1 to Santa Clara on Saturday afternoon. Junior right-handed pitcher Dylan Steen started for the Cougars (1-6) and gave up a run to the Broncos in the bottom of the second inning. The Broncos (2-4) added to their lead in the bottom of the fourth inning when junior catcher Jake...

Santa Clara silences WSU

Santa Clara silences WSU

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

February 23, 2019


Filed under Baseball, Men's, Sports

WSU baseball dropped the second contest of a four-game series with Santa Clara 4-2 Friday night in California. Both teams started off scoring in the first inning with freshman infielder Kyle Monzardo hitting a two-run double to center field to give the Cougars (1-5) a 2-0 lead. Broncos (1-4) redshirt...

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