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Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks Jr.

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

This week’s Evergreen Athlete of the Week is senior forward Robert Franks Jr. Franks scored 31 points in 34 minutes of play in an 89-72 victory over Nicholls State University on Sunday. Despite his big night, Franks was humble postgame, preaching improvements that must be made despite a 17-point...

Men’s basketball takes off on first road game

Men’s basketball takes off on first road game

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

After the first regular season game brought WSU men's basketball a victory at home, the Cougars will now board the buses and hit the road for the first time this season against Seattle University on Wednesday. In the game against Nicholls State (1-2) University on Sunday, the Colonels were able to...

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 11 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week 11. 1. No. 8 WSU (Last week: 1) WSU continued its dominant season Saturday, taking down University of Colorado 31-7. The WSU offense started slow but couldn’t be stopped late, scoring 31 unanswered points to close out the game. Quarte...

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

Cougars carve up Buffaloes 31-7

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 10, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Each week that No. 8 WSU football steps on the field, more eyes will be tuned in to see if the Cougars are a team that deserves to be in the national championship conversation. The team traveled to Boulder on Saturday to take on University of Colorado and might have gained more believers after a 31-7...

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

No. 8 Cougars face Buffaloes in Boulder

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

No. 8 WSU football will head to Boulder to face off with University of Colorado on Saturday. Last season, the Cougars defeated the Buffaloes 28-0 during an downpour in Martin Stadium. Head Coach Mike Leach said he is looking forward to playing under brighter skies in Boulder after last year's harsh...

Football looks primed to go more than Bowlin’

Football looks primed to go more than Bowlin’

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

The second College Football Playoff rankings came out Monday night, and WSU did not move up or drop as they remained No. 8 in the nation. Despite a close victory over University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday, the Selection Committee decided to not move the Cougars up in the standings. The...

Freshman wide receiver Drue Jackson to transfer

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

WSU freshman outside wide receiver Drue Jackson, a member of the Cougars 2018 recruiting class, has decided to transfer from the football program. He announced his decision in a tweet Tuesday morning.  "First I want to thank the coaching staff here at Washington State University for giving me the oppor...

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

Week 10 Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Men's, Sports

1. No. 8 WSU [No. 10 AP] (Last: 1) WSU fought the Cal Golden Bears, clawing out a 19-13 win in a misty Martin Stadium. The Cougs’ offense was held to a season-worst 19 points, but that didn’t stop quarterback Gardner Minshew II from recording over 300 passing yards for the ninth-straight g...

Men’s golf will compete in last meet of fall semester

Men’s golf will compete in last meet of fall semester

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men’s golf will begin the final tournament of its fall season Monday. The Saint Mary's Intercollegiate Tournament will be held at the Poppy Hills Golf Club in Pebble Beach, California, and will be the first time the Cougars have competed in nearly a month. Poppy Hills is a 7,002-yard course...

Cougars top Deacons in exhibition game Sunday

Cougars top Deacons in exhibition game Sunday

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball hosted New Hope Christian College in an exhibition game Sunday afternoon which resulted in a 138-63 win for the Cougars. Head Coach Ernie Kent said the team needed a game to show people what they brought to the table and he felt the talent and skillset for the team is much stronger...

Cougs claw past Golden Bears

Cougs claw past Golden Bears

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 4, 2018


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

No. 8 WSU football defeated University of California, Berkeley, 19-13 Saturday night in a game that was decided in the final minute. Quarterback Gardner Minshew II found redshirt junior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. in the back of the end zone with 32 seconds remaining for the game winning 10-yard...

No. 8 Cougars face Golden Bears

No. 8 Cougars face Golden Bears

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

Revenge is a dish best served cold, as the saying goes. Revenge is what the Cougars hope to serve the University of California, Berkeley, on Saturday night at Martin Stadium, where it's forecasted to be below 50 degrees Fahrenheit for the 7:45 p.m. kickoff. The No. 8 Cougars (7-1) have won four consecutive...

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