The Daily Evergreen

Seizing the opportunities; DiIorio Helps Cougs on and off the court

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

A true student athlete, senior guard Will DiIorio is a leader both on and off the court, regardless of what the stat sheet says.“Whenever I get an opportunity, I take advantage of it,” the Bainbridge Island native said. “I’ve been raised to either give it 100 percent or just not do it at all....

DJ Shelton sets sights on pro career

Zak Menchel | Evergreen Reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

For Washington State redshirt senior forward D.J. Shelton, the road to success has not always been a clear-cut path.Shelton bounced around four different California area high schools, redshirted for Cal State Fullerton his freshman year, and played one season for Citrus College before finally landing on ...

Deone Bucannon perparing for the future

Chris Shaw | Evergreen football reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Senior safety Deone Bucannon held a press conference Thursday night before the men’s basketball game in Beasley Coliseum to address the media about the approaching 2014 NFL Draft.The press conference occurred the same night he was presented with the 2013 CFPA Elite Defensive Back Trophy. Bucannon spoke a...

WSU baseball hosts Texas State

WSU baseball hosts Texas State

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The climb back to .500 begins Friday as the Washington State Cougar baseball team faces the Texas State Bobcats for a three-game series at Bailey-Brayton Field. This matchup represents the last tune-up before the Cougars play their first Pac-12 baseball against the Arizona Wildcats. The Bobcats, entering...

WSU men’s basketball fall short to Trojans

Adam Loewy | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State men’s basketball team came into the game trying to win its final two home games against USC and UCLA and avoid a last-place standing in the Pac-12 conference. However, it was the same song and dance for Washington State as the Cougars dropped their eighth-straight game in the con...

Be like Ike; WSU freshman makes his mark

Be like Ike; WSU freshman makes his mark

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before practice begins, Washington State freshman point guard Ikenna Iroegbu is one of the first players on the basketball court. While his teammates are filing into the gym and lacing up their sneakers, Iroegbu is in his tank top shooting jump shot after jump shot.The point guard knows he’ll make ...

WSU men’s basketball returns home to play USC

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After four months of blood, sweat and tears, the final week of the regular season of college basketball is upon us. This week the Washington State men’s basketball team will play its final two games of the season in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars will first face off against the USC Trojans tonight at 8...

Strong but not strong enough

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Every February, excitement rolls in about the Seattle Mariners. A new team, new acquired players, and new hope.But by the end of April, all of that excitement evaporates, and hopes and dreams turn into apathy and dread.The Mariners have been too bad for too long, and they have gone about trying to turn t...

A new Westside Story

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

  Most would agree that throughout the history of the big three professional sports in the United States – MLB, NFL and NBA – the balance of power in terms of competitiveness has pretty consistently tilted in favor of teams located in the eastern half of the U.S. With historically dominant pow...

It’s about time; Mariners can expect big year from Ackley

It’s about time; Mariners can expect big year from Ackley

Adam Loewy | Evergreen columnist

March 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Seattle Mariners fans are familiar with the notion that talent doesn’t come around often and, when it does, it’s important to hold on to it as long as possible.  Dustin Ackley is due for a long-awaited breakout season and in 2014 he will finally define himself as a legitimate leadoff hitter. Since Ackley was called up from the ...

Pitching prevails in WSU baseball road series

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

March 3, 2014


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The two teams that played in Northridge, Calif., on Sunday afternoon could only muster two runs between them in the two games they played. The WSU Cougars (2-7) and the Cal State Northridge Matadors (6-5) split a doubleheader to conclude their rain-shortened series against each other. The Cougars won...

Dawgs bite back; WSU men’s basketball defeated on the road against UW

Dawgs bite back; WSU men’s basketball defeated on the road against UW

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than two minutes remaining in the game, WSU redshirt junior guard Dexter Kernich-Drew sat on the bench with his hands on his face with a look of disappointment. Kernich-Drew’s reaction summed up the night for the WSU men’s basketball team, as it fell to rival Washington 72-49.The last ...

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