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All-Star Lacy to pack bags for China

All-Star Lacy to pack bags for China

From staff reports

May 23, 2014

Rising senior DaVonté Lacy will soon be packing his bags for China.The Pac-12 announced Friday that Lacy was selected as one of 13 conference all-stars who will participate in a four-game tour of the country.The team, playing under Utah head coach Larry Krystkowiak, will represent 10 of the Pac-12 universities (ex...

Not enough: Cougar baseball loses fourth of last five games in close fashion

Not enough: Cougar baseball loses fourth of last five games in close fashion

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014

A comeback attempt against Seattle University proved futile on Monday as WSU lost 4-3 on the road. The Redhawks were aided by a big third inning in which they scored three runs against Cougars’ starting pitcher Sean Hartnett.The Cougars kept the game within reach when they scored twice in the top ha...

WSU athletes take to the podium at Pac-12 Championships

WSU athletes take to the podium at Pac-12 Championships

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

May 21, 2014

WSU athletes can look forward with confidence to national championships after their strong presence on the podium during the second weekend of the Pac-12 Track & Field Championships.Junior Charlotte Muschamp won the high jump with a jump of 5-11 ½ on Saturday. Muschamp also jumped 42-1 ½ to take secon...

NBA needs to work on its fairness game

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 21, 2014

In American culture, people are rewarded for rising from nothing and achieving greatness. Underdogs in sports are the same way. They find themselves in overwhelming circumstances, projected to lose by an immense amount to an opponent whom nobody has beaten in years. Yet, in these stories, David finds...

Shelton steps closer to pro team

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014

The professional ranks grow closer for former WSU forward D.J. Shelton. The California native has long had his sights set on the NBA, and his workout last Monday with the Sacramento Kings is another step toward that goal.The workout was the first on a long list of NBA pre-draft auditions Shelton has...

Bucannon scores spot on Cardinals roster

Bucannon scores spot on Cardinals roster

MICHAEL-SHAWN DUGAR | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

Former WSU safety Deone Bucannon capped a season full of accolades with a phone call on national television that would ultimately change his life.Bucannon was selected No. 27 overall by the Arizona Cardinals last Thursday in the NFL Draft, the first Cougar to be drafted in the first round since the Seat...

Cougar freshman takes second in Pac-12 champs

LAURA GUIDO | Evergreen reporter

May 14, 2014

A Washington State freshman took second in the heptathlon Sunday at Mooberry Track.Alissa Brooks-Johnson came into the second day of the Pac-12 Track & Field Multi Events Championships in fifth place in the women’s heptathlon.The heptathlon consists of seven events, which include throws, jumps and ra...

Cougar women dubbed smart off the court

From staff reports

May 14, 2014

The WSU women’s basketball team made a habit of breaking records on the court last season, but last week the program received a familiar off-the-court honor.The NCAA announced on May 7 that the team had earned a Public Recognition Award for the academic performance of its players during the 2012-13...

Cardinals right in choosing Bucannon

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

When the Arizona Cardinals chose Deone Bucannon as the No. 27 pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, they made an important decision. They obtained a player who works hard and hits harder. If they give him the chance to play when the season begins, he will make an even bigger impact than he has had on some of the...

Cougar baseball can’t dig out of early-season hole

CHRIS SHAW | Evergreen columnist

May 14, 2014

An ugly beginning turned into a heart-wrenching ending for the WSU Cougars on Tuesday night against the Gonzaga Bulldogs. In the first inning, WSU fell behind 4-0 on an RBI single, a sacrifice fly, and a two-run home run off of starter Kellen Camus.The Cougars had to go the bullpen with only one out ...

A matter of time; Ruby Roberts propels WSU past Huskies

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

May 5, 2014

In track, winners and losers are often separated by just hundredths of a second. In dual meets, every single point can make a huge difference and because of senior Ruby Roberts’ third place finish in the 3,000-meter distance run, the Cougar women squeaked out a victory against rival Washington.Senior...

Getting the band back together

Getting the band back together

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

May 5, 2014

Greg Graham is no stranger to the up-tempo style of offense Washington State men’s basketball Head Coach Ernie Kent is known for. After all, Kent’s recently hired assistant coach helped him create the system.“We kind of developed the offense together at St. Mary’s,” Graham said. “We chan...

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