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Ron Stone Jr. pounces on Wisconsin QB Tanner Mordecai to force a strip-sack fumble, Sept. 9.

Stone and Jackson: WSU defensive duo leading from “a place of love”

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor September 14, 2023

The referee’s whistle pierced the crisp Palouse air as upbeat music bumped in the background, coaches shouted instructions and players celebrated big plays. “Turn the music up,” Ron “RJ” Stone...

Fans rush the field and celebrate with Back Home and the Cougar Fight Song after win against Wisconsin, Sept. 9.

Cougs beat everybody in stunning Pullman weekend amid Conference uncertainty

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief September 12, 2023

All eyes are on all of WSU’s athletic programs as the 2023–24 athletic Pac-12 Championships are the last ones with the current state of the Conference. While not the favorites to win any of them, the...

Whitman County Courthouse on Feb. 17, 2023.

Remaining Pac-12 members see first win in lawsuit against conference

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor September 11, 2023

WSU and OSU have seen their first win in court, as a conference board meeting that was planned for Wednesday has been halted as the Whitman County Superior Court hears the rest of the two remaining member's...

WSU wide receiver Lincoln Victor jumps for a pass during an NCAA football game against Colorado State, Sep. 17, 2022.

Pac-12 shockingly sits as top Power 5 Conference after week one

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief September 5, 2023

Through the first week of the 2023 college football season, the Pac-12 Conference stands alone as the best Conference in terms of winning percentage, as all 12 teams won their first week games and USC...

WSU defensive back Jaden Hicks returns a pick six in an NCAA football game against Colorado State Sept. 2nd, 2023 in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Cougars shake off rocky start en route to week one blowout win over Colorado State

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor September 3, 2023

The Cougs took a trip to Fort Collins to take on the CSU Rams looking for a fast start to their 2023 season, winning 50-24. While it took a few drives to come alive, the Cougars got a lot of the results...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward warms up before an NCAA football game against Arizona State, Nov. 12.

Cougs 2023 success relies on how good Cam Ward can be

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief August 24, 2023

Named to both the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and Reese’s Senior Bowl watch lists, WSU quarterback Cam Ward has lofty expectations for his performance from the national media.  After coming to...

Cam Ward looks for an open reciever for big yardage, Aug. 19.

WSU Quarterback Cam Ward shines in teams final fall scrimmage

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor August 21, 2023

The Cougs held their final scrimmage Saturday under the lights and under the smoke. The spotlight, however, was on second-year Cougar Cam Ward, who showed off his electric arm talent and unique play-making...

Martin Stadium

Where to for Wazzu?

ZACH THUMMEL , Evergreen Reporter August 17, 2023

WSU has been a staple program of the Pac-12 since its inception but will most likely be relocating to another conference by the start of the 2024 season. Several teams left the conference for more secure...

LeBron Bronny James Jr.

Bronny, future Pac-12 stars show out at Nike Hoops Summit

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor April 14, 2023

Every year around this time, the Moda Center plays host to the Nike Hoop Summit, an exhibition game between the top high school basketball players. The teams are split between USA and World, with the...

Graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II throws a pass during the 2018 Alamo Bowl against Iowa State on Friday night in San Antonio. Minshew now holds the Pac-12  single season passing record with 4,779 yards, breaking Cals Jared Goffs 4,714 yards in 2015. WSU beat ISU 28-26.

WSU: A tale of two transfer portals

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 14, 2023

The transfer portal debuted in the NCAA in 2018, allowing a streamlined way for collegiate athletes to transfer from one university to another for any reason they so chose. It was a massive step forward...

WSU guard TJ Bamba dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars to face Huskies in final battle of season

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor March 2, 2023

It was always meant to come down to this.  The Cougs are on an incredible win streak right now, five straight when that was the only thing that would be enough to get above .500. Now, the Cougs face...

WSU outfielder Justin Van De Brake (right) swings at a pitch during an NCAA collegiate baseball game against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU Baseball 2023 season preview 

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter February 10, 2023

WSU baseball is a week away from their first game of the 2023 campaign. Their first game will be Feb. 17 as they head to Peoria, Arizona for two games against both Villanova and UC Riverside.  The...

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