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Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

Series brings baseball, business to Pullman

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

July 19, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The crack of the bat can be heard echoing beneath the brilliant pink Palouse sunsets on any given night, as the current generation of players add their names to the 126-year-old legacy of baseball at WSU. The Palouse Summer Series has given kids the opportunity to compete at college venues like Bailey-Brayton...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

Autopsy reveals Hilinski had CTE

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Showcase, Sports

The parents of Tyler Hilinski announced Tuesday during an interview on NBC's TODAY show that their son had the degenerative brain condition chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) when he died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in January. The Mayo Clinic in Florida contacted Mark and...

WSU creates clear bag policy for football games

WSU creates clear bag policy for football games

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 21, 2018


Filed under Administration, Football, News, Pullman Community, Safety, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

Fans attending home football games at Martin Stadium this season will have to use a clear bag for their belongings due to a new athletics policy. The new policy states bags must be clear PVC, vinyl or plastic and cannot exceed a certain size, according to a WSU Athletics press release. Other appropriate...

Fans mad after RV passes sell out

Fans mad after RV passes sell out

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Pullman Community, Sports, Top-feature

Many WSU fans expressed frustration on the Die Hard Cougs Facebook page last week when the Cougar Athletic Fund announced parking passes for RV’s and campers for football games this upcoming season had sold out. The CAF sold out of RV parking passes June 11 after opening their availability June...

Former Montana football player charged for assault on WSU track athlete

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 20, 2018


Filed under Crime, Football, Local, News, Sports

The Whitman County Prosecutor’s Office has charged a former University of Montana football player with second-degree assault after he allegedly beat a WSU track and field athlete last October. Justin Strong, a 22-year-old defensive back who just completed his final season with the Grizzlies, will...

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

Leach tweets false video of former President, receives strong backlash

IAN SMAY, Evergreen news editor

June 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Local, News, Politics, Sports, Top-feature

WSU head football coach Mike Leach created a stir on Twitter after tweeting out a fake video of former President Barack Obama insulting citizens' intelligence. Leach tweeted the video a little after 9:30 p.m. Sunday night, adding “Listen to this. Text your thoughts. There is a lot of disagreement...

Spring game returns to Pullman with goal of raising mental health awareness

Spring game returns to Pullman with goal of raising mental health awareness

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, News, Pullman Community, Sports

The annual Crimson and Gray spring football game will return to Pullman in 2019 after being held at Joe Albi Stadium the past eight years, according to a WSU news release. The university will also use the spring scrimmage's return to Martin Stadium as a way to promote mental health awareness and suicide...

Several Cougars selected in MLB draft

Several Cougars selected in MLB draft

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

June 7, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports

Four WSU baseball players were selected in the 2018 MLB First Year Player Draft on Wednesday. Junior right-handed pitcher Parker McFadden was the first Cougar off the board. He was selected in the 16th round, 475th overall by the Baltimore Orioles. McFadden struck out 46 batters in just over 30...

Regents to vote on new athletics budget plan

Regents to vote on new athletics budget plan

DYLAN GREENE and IAN SMAY

June 7, 2018


Filed under Administration, News, Showcase, Sports

The WSU Board of Regents will decide on a proposed budget designed to address the over $60 million deficit facing the athletic department at a meeting in Woodinville on Friday. The group will also take action on three addition agenda items, including the budget and financing plan for a new human resources...

Several Cougars head to Eugene for NCAA Championships

Several Cougars head to Eugene for NCAA Championships

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 5, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

WSU will have six athletes competing in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships starting Wednesday at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon. The six Cougar athletes competing in the championships qualified for the event by placing in the top-12 at the NCAA West Region Preliminary Rounds on May 24-26...

Former WSU kicker named on college Hall of Fame ballot

Former WSU kicker named on college Hall of Fame ballot

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

June 4, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU kicker Jason Hanson was named on the 2019 College Football Hall of Fame ballot by the National Football Foundation and the College Hall of Fame on Monday. The announcement of the 2019 Hall of Fame Class will be made on Jan. 7 before the College Football Playoff National Championship in...

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