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Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

A thriller unfurled on Thursday afternoon when the Cougars and Matadors were locked in a pitcher’s duel that needed extra innings to determine a winner.  Cal State Northridge’s junior catcher, Nick Murphy, singled with two outs in the bottom half of the 10th inning, bringing home senior centerfielder Ranny Lowe from...

Cougs seek success in Seattle

Cougs seek success in Seattle

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports

Todd Wakefield wants to win.He’s no stranger to it, having won the 3,000 meter at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships last year. This weekend, he will look to defend his title in addition to scoring well in the mile.“The main thing about championship racing is winning,” senior To...

In the Dawghouse; WSU men’s basketball faces Rival UW

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The men’s basketball team is hungry to get its first Pac-12 road win of the season, and the Cougars’ next entree is a matchup on the road at 7 p.m. tonight against their bitter rival the Washington Huskies.“UDub is obviously our rival, but more importantly it’s a game that we could win, a game that is very capable of winnin...

Cougar baseball looks to find bright spot in California

Cougar baseball looks to find bright spot in California

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 27, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Snow may have given the Washington State Cougars a break, but that break will not last long, as the baseball team travels to California once again to play a four-game series against Cal State Northridge (4-4) beginning Thursday.Poor weather conditions are expected in Northridge as well, so the teams will pl...

The proof is in the padding

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Coaches, players and football experts all agree on one thing when it comes to wide receivers and running backs; speed kills. Every year in the NFL, people concerned with the NFL Scouting Combine obsess over the 40-yard dash, attempting to locate that next burner in the incoming rookie class.This yea...

Welcome back; former Coug returns to fulfill a promise

Evan Baron | Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Though former WSU quarterback Jeff Tuel accomplished the goal of playing in the National Football League, there’s another goal he plans to cross off his list.Tuel is currently enrolled at WSU this semester to finish his degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in busine...

Don’t break the bank; keep Ken Bone

Don’t break the bank; keep Ken Bone

Robin Dich | Evergreen columnist

February 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After reading tweets and other social media posts, I have gathered most Cougar fans’ dream scenario. WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos meets men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone in the locker room of the MGM Grand after another first round exit in the Pac-12 Tournament and gives Bone the boot.Speculati...

Cougar golf brings up the rear after first two rounds

From staff reports

February 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After finishing seventh in the shortened John A. Burns Intercollegiate last week, the Washington State University men’s golf team traveled to Somis, Calif., yesterday to compete in the Jones Sports Invitational hosted by Pepperdine.Play was suspended during the John A. Burns Intercollegiate due to t...

Lunch pail Yale

Lunch pail Yale

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

From an early age, WSU junior outfielder Yale Rosen was taught to work hard. He started working when he was 13 years old, splitting wood for $5 an hour. As Rosen grew older, he remembered what his parents told him about working for everything he wanted, both in life and on the baseball field.  “M...

Fowl play in Eugene

Fowl play in Eugene

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 24, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Washington State’s loss to the Ducks last night was a tale of two halves. WSU men’s basketball played with confidence in the first half, a confidence which was then snatched away in the second as the Cougars fell to Oregon by a score of 67-53.In the opening 20 minutes, WSU (9-18, 2-13) slowed the game ...

Washington State baseball can’t find strike zone at home

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 24, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Cougar pitching staff struggled again during the weekend, losing 13-1 and 8-6 to the Western Carolina Catamounts (4-2) in WSU’s first two home games of the season.             Sunday’s game was postponed because of snow, which means the teams will play a doubleheader today beginni...

Cougars outlasted by Catamounts in second game of series

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 22, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Opportunities came and went for the Washington State Cougars on Saturday afternoon as the Western Carolina Catamounts captured an 8-6 victory at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Catamounts secured at least a split in the four-game series behind a solid start by senior Jordan Smith, who gave up five runs on seve...

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