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WSU hires head baseball coach

WSU hires head baseball coach

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen Sports editor

June 6, 2019

WSU announced Brian Green as the next head baseball coach for WSU on Tuesday afternoon. Green, 45, previously coached at his alma mater New Mexico State for five seasons. Under his leadership there, the Aggies ranked No.1 in their conference going into the 2019 Western Athletic Conference tournament...

U.S. soccer team advocates women’s sports

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen columnist

June 6, 2019

Players for the United States Women’s National Soccer team will head to France as they fight to bring home the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy. Young girls all around the world will be watching and looking up to their heroes. “I just want girls to feel like they can believe in themselves...

Eager places 12 in hammer, Johnson finishes 19 in 110-meter hurdles

Eager places 12 in hammer, Johnson finishes 19 in 110-meter hurdles

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

June 6, 2019

Two WSU athletes competed in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships Wednesday afternoon at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Two more will compete at 5 p.m. on Friday. Redshirt senior Brock Eager finished 12th in the men’s hammer with the throw of 222-feet 1-inch....

Four Cougs travel to Austin to compete at NCAA championships

Four Cougs travel to Austin to compete at NCAA championships

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

May 30, 2019

Four WSU athletes advance to compete in the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field National Championships starting at 4 p.m. CDT on Wednesday at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. WSU redshirt senior hammer thrower Brock Eager competed last weekend in the NCAA West Preliminaries and placed second...

OPINION: Cougs should look to Horton, Kinkade to lead program going forward

OPINION: Cougs should look to Horton, Kinkade to lead program going forward

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen Opinion editor

May 30, 2019

WSU recently fired struggling head baseball coach Marty Lees. The Cougars finished in the bottom four of the Pac-12 all four years under Lees. What was once a proud baseball school, boasting powerful alumni such as John Olerud, has become the laughing stock of the conference. While the decision to...

Athletes seek to extend their track, field season

Athletes seek to extend their track, field season

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

May 23, 2019

The Cougars' track and field teams will head to Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California this weekend for the 2019 NCAA West Preliminaries. The track and field teams will send 22 athletes to compete in 21 entries this weekend. The competition will begin early this afternoon and finish Saturday night. Athletes...

Last chance for baseball to win a conference series

Last chance for baseball to win a conference series

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

May 23, 2019

WSU baseball wraps up its season against Arizona Wildcats this weekend at Bailey-Brayton Field two days after former Head Coach Marty Lees was fired. Associate Head Coach and Pitching Coach Dan Spencer will be an interim head coach for the weekend. The Cougars (11-39-1, 3-23-1) won the last game...

Women make WSU tennis history at NCAA championships

Women make WSU tennis history at NCAA championships

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

May 23, 2019

Tiffany Mylonas, no. 22-ranked senior, and freshman Hikaru Sato became the first WSU doubles team to win a match at the NCAA Doubles Championships on Tuesday. They defeated Winthrop University’s team of seniors Lauren Proctor and Megan Kauffman in the first round at the USTA National Campus in Orlando,...

No leeway for Lees: baseball coach fired after four losing seasons

No leeway for Lees: baseball coach fired after four losing seasons

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen sports editor

May 21, 2019

WSU released Head Baseball Coach Marty Lees Tuesday afternoon, said Director of Athletics Pat Chun. Lees coached baseball for four years with an overall record of 70-172-2 and 32-83-2 record in Pac-12 play. Lees was the 15th coach in WSU history. Chun told Lees he would be making a leadership change wit...

WSU on the road at Utah

WSU on the road at Utah

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

WSU baseball will face the Utah Utes at Smith’s Ballpark in Salt Lake City for a three-game series starting at 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday. Both teams are sitting at the bottom of the Pac-12 standings with Utah (12-32, 4-23) just ahead of WSU (10-37-1, 2-21-1). The Cougars have a chance to move out...

Rowing goes to Pac-12 Championship

Rowing goes to Pac-12 Championship

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

May 16, 2019

The WSU rowing team will compete at the Pac-12 Championship after nearly three weeks since its last regatta. The Pac-12 Championship will take place at the Sacramento State Aquatic Center at 9 a.m. Sunday in Gold River, California. Viewers can watch the regatta on the Pac-12 Networks (D). Head...

Baseball looks to extend win streak at home

Baseball looks to extend win streak at home

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

May 9, 2019

WSU’s baseball team will face off against No. 1 UCLA this weekend starting at 5:05 p.m. Friday at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Cougars (10-33-1, 2-18-1) will look to extend their two-game win streak against the Bruins (38-8, 16-5). To get a win, Head Coach Marty Lees said the team needs to score more ...

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