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A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 2

A look at who will be leading Cougars in 2018: Part 2

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen columnist

April 3, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

With about a week’s worth of spring practices under WSU football’s belt, coaches have thrown on the lab coats to experiment with their first-team groups. This week, we take a peek at the two offensive position groups who have new faces coaching them: the wide receivers and offensive lineman. The...

Cougars do battle with Bulldogs

Cougars do battle with Bulldogs

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

April 3, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball will take on Gonzaga University (13-12) on Tuesday. The team is coming off two walk-off wins and a blowout loss to Arizona State University this weekend. Head Coach Marty Lees said the Cougars’ (7-15) ability to battle back in games has impressed him. “These kids have been pretty...

Cougars get shut out in series finale

Cougars get shut out in series finale

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball fell short in the final game of a series with Arizona State University on Saturday 7-0. Senior left-hander pitcher Cody Anderson went just over six innings for the Cougars (7-15, 3-6) and gave up four earned runs. Head Coach Marty Lees said that Arizona State (13-14, 5-4) had hits...

Back-to-back walk off victories for Cougs

Back-to-back walk off victories for Cougs

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 31, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball won another extra-inning game against Arizona State University 4-3 Friday with a walk-off hit by sophomore center fielder Danny Sinatro. Senior left-handed pitcher Scotty Sunitsch got the start for the Cougars (7-14, 3-5), but the Sun Devils (12-14, 4-4) jumped on him early. Freshman...

Cougars win on walk off

Cougars win on walk off

AVERY COOPER, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

With two strikes and nobody out in the bottom of the 10th inning, WSU junior infielder Justin Harrer stared down the pitcher. On the third pitch, he crushed the ball over the left centerfield wall and hit the score board to secure an 8-7 walk-off victory for the Cougars over Arizona State University...

Dedicated to moving past inexperience

Dedicated to moving past inexperience

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Defense wins championships – or so the adage goes. Defensive prowess is not something innate or stumbled upon, but something worked on tirelessly every day. Jack Smith shows up early and stays late for every practice, taking groundballs in the infield and hitting in the cages. His work ethic comes...

Cougars return to Pullman to duel with Devils

Cougars return to Pullman to duel with Devils

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

March 29, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball will host its first conference game of the season Thursday after going 1-6 on a seven-game road trip. The Cougars (5-14, 1-5) will face Arizona State University (12-12, 4-2), which swept University of Oregon and won one out of three games against University of California, Los Angeles. Senior...

Flynn is leaving WSU

Flynn is leaving WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

March 27, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU sophomore guard Malachi Flynn announced on Twitter on Tuesday that he will be transferring. “With thoughtful consideration, I have decided that I will be transferring from Washington State University,” Flynn said. “I want to thank Coach Kent and the entire coaching staff for providing me...

Franks declares for NBA

Franks declares for NBA

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU junior forward Robert Franks announced Monday over Twitter that he would declare for the 2018 NBA draft. Franks is not officially gone from WSU, however. He has held off from signing with an agent in order to maintain his NCAA eligibility. This will give Franks the opportunity to showcase his...

Men’s golf places ninth at Bighorn Invitational

Men’s golf places ninth at Bighorn Invitational

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

March 26, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

In a competitive field at the Bighorn Invitational hosted by Kansas State University, WSU men’s golf finished in ninth place among 12 teams. After starting Friday at the Bighorn Golf Club in Palm Desert, California, the Cougars sat in 10th place on the leaderboard. Carding a 290 (+3) and a 293 (+4)...

Cougs get routed by Wildcats in series finale

Cougs get routed by Wildcats in series finale

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

A 9-2 defeat at the hands of University of Arizona on Sunday capped a seven-game road trip for WSU baseball in which the Cougars went 1-6. Senior left-handed pitcher Cody Anderson started on the mound for WSU (5-14) in the series finale and entered the game as the Cougars’ most consistent starting...

Cougars hold on to early lead to defeat Arizona

Cougars hold on to early lead to defeat Arizona

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

March 25, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

WSU baseball snapped its six-game losing streak in a 5-4 victory over University of Arizona on Saturday. The Cougars got out to an early lead after scoring five runs in the top of the first inning. Five straight hits, including an RBI double by junior infielder Justin Harrer, scored two runs a...

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