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Golf finishes eighth in North Carolina tournament

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State Cougars finished eighth overall in the Bridgestone Collegiate Golf tournament at the Grandover Resort’s East Course in Greensboro, N. C.After overnight frost delayed and shortened the first day of golf, the Cougars carded a 293 or five over par. In the final round on Sunday, the ...

Men’s golf heads to the east coast

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State Cougars will travel to Greensboro, N. C. to participate in the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate tournament this weekend.Teams will play three rounds on the East Course at Grandover Resort from Oct. 26 to 27. The course will play at par-72 and a total of 7,245 yards. Tee time will beg...

Moving forward

Moving forward

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 25, 2013


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Mobility, versatility and evoking fear. Those three things might characterize a solid football player, but on this particular day at Thursday’s press conference, those qualities described football Head Coach Mike Leach’s ideal Halloween costume. The coach suggested strategies for getting the most c...

Mattingly must stay in LA

Mattingly must stay in LA

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2013


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When the Los Angeles Dodgers were 9.5 games out of first place on June 21, all hope was lost with this team.However, the next 50 regular season games, the Dodgers won 42 games, lost only eight and catapulted to first place in the National League West. The Dodgers then went on to win their first division...

Playing to win

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Sports are unpredictable in that extreme amounts of dedication, practice and hustle can bring a team together for years at a time, or can leave a team struggling for wins season after season.For Cougar redshirt junior Sang Lee, golf is a lifestyle filled with ups and downs. The Washington State men’s gol...

Referees are ruining the game

Referees are ruining  the game

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

It takes a special kind of person to be an NFL referee. It’s one of the few jobs in which people expect perfection, yet the execution always has room for improvement.Although the duties of referees are to enforce rules implemented by the NFL, an increasingly thicker rulebook has added pressure to ...

Disrespecting a legend; Bryant deserves higher ranking

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The man who some have compared to the modern version of Michael Jordan is ranked as the 25th best player in the league. Wait – that must be a typo. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, the winner of five NBA championships and the fourth-best all-time scorer, should not join the company of anyon...

Speed kills

Speed kills

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 21, 2013


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The Washington State Cougars could not keep up with the fast-paced offense of the Oregon Ducks, falling 62-38 Saturday night in Eugene, Ore. Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday set an FBS record with 89 passing attempts, he set a Pac-12 record in attempts and completions, and a WSU record ...

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 18, 2013


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The Oregon State football massacre is over, but the Cougars are not out of the woods yet. WSU will leave the comfort of home to play in Eugene Saturday against a high-octane Oregon Ducks team ranked No. 2 in the nation. Oregon is one of only two teams in the Pac-12 Conference with an undefeated re...

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


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The Seattle Mariners now own the third longest current playoff drought in Major League Baseball, with 12 consecutive seasons without a postseason appearance.  They also own the third longest current pennant drought in the MLB, as they have never won a pennant in their 37-year existence. With each passi...

It’s not about the location

It’s not about the location

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


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Major League Baseball is unique in that when the batter on the away team steps into the batter's box, the noise from the home crowd has no influence.The crowd noise can't affect the communication line between the batter and his third base coach. The third base coach doesn't shout out the call as if he we...

Beating themselves

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen Football reporter

October 15, 2013


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Saturday’s football game against Oregon State ended in a blowout defeat with a score of 52-24, which included the Cougars giving up 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.A feeling of heartbreak filled Martin Stadium that night, beginning with what seemed to be a fake punt. The play stripped WSU...

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