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Cougars out to avenge 2012 loss against Orange

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University women’s basketball team will open its 2013-14 regular season against a familiar foe. At Beasley Coliseum on Sunday, the team faces off against Syracuse Orange, a team which defeated Washington State at the Carrier Dome in December 2012.This weekend, Cougars get a shot at...

Let the games begin

Let the games begin

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

No blood was spilled, but bonds were built during last weekend’s war simulation field training event.M16 rifles and M240 machine guns rattled, boots rustled, and helicopter engines roared above the shouts of Washington State and University of Idaho students last weekend. As security measures increased...

Volleyball goes winless on Arizona road trip

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 8, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The second sweep in two days was handed to the Washington State University volleyball team, who will leave the desert without a win, bringing a 16-11 (3-11) record back to Pullman.The Cougars were taken down 3-0 (25-18, 25-14, 26-24) by Arizona Thursday night after being swept by Arizona State the previous...

Mixing and Matching

Mixing and Matching

Trevor Williams Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Jake Locker, QB, TitansLet’s face it. We’re all Cougs, but there comes a time, a desperate time in our fantasy season, when we need some fantasy magic to spur our teams to the playoffs and beyond. With quarterbacks seemingly dropping like flies over the last few weeks, even I have for...

Superman will fly low

Curtis Calhoun Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Golden Tate, WR, SeahawksThe Seahawks offense struggled mightily against the Buccaneers in Seattle last week, but Tate expects to have a bounce-back week against a Falcons passing defense that ranks 20th in the league and has been vulnerable to the big play all year. With Seahawks wide recei...

Andre the Giant comes back down to Earth

Andre the Giant comes back down to Earth

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Josh McCown, QB, BearsThe veteran backup McCown has been surprisingly poised in his two games as Chicago's starting quarterback. After a victory over Green Bay Monday night, McCown has put up back-to-back solid fantasy outings of 15 and 20 points, respectively (ESPN standard scoring). Chicago ...

Ride the hot hand

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Case Keenum, QB, TexansAfter Sunday’s explosion against the Indianapolis Colts when Keenum racked up 350 yards and three touchdowns, it only gets easier for Houston’s new fan-favorite. Keenum faces the Arizona Cardinals Sunday, and although cornerback Patrick Peterson is one of the best in the bus...

Volleyball swept by Sun Devils

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 7, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

There would be no upset a second time for the WSU volleyball team, who fell to Arizona State 3-0 last night in Tempe, Ariz.The Cougars fell to the Sun Devils with set scores of 22-25, 22-25 and 17-25 while being out-hit .242 to .144. The loss moves the Cougars to 16-10 on the season overall, 3-10 in c...

Playing to the team’s potential

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

   Physicality, strength, and talent are three things the WSU volleyball team is nothing short of. Harnessing these abilities and applying them in game situations is a different story. One of the Cougars’ biggest assets is their offense, particularly their power-house hitters.           ...

Home schoolin’

Home schoolin’

Trevor Williams Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

When redshirt freshman defender Susie White laces her cleats and sets foot on the soccer pitch, she intends to teach the opposing team’s offense a lesson.However, White’s intent to school Pac-12 forwards goes beyond helping the Cougars’ dominant defense collect shutout after shutout. It extends in...

NFL is meant to be watched on Sunday, not Thursday

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Before learning so much about the game of football, good and bad, I would have been overjoyed to watch an NFL game every night of the week. Unfortunately, that is unrealistic due to a multitude of reasons, arguably the most important reason being player safety. That’s why for years, professional foot...

Getting paid in the off-season

Getting paid in the off-season

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

November 6, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

                Baseball games may have ended, but a whole new season has begun. As soon as a new champion is crowned, owners and general managers look for free agents to bolster their roster and make their team the winners the following year.             As this year’s version of ...

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