The Daily Evergreen

Cougs looks for big wins to build tournament resume

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 6, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University volleyball team follows up their emotional weekend at home with a trip to the desert.Sitting at 59th in RPI following last weekend, which included a win over No. 17 Utah in RPI, the Cougars face two opponents this week, which could bolster their tournament resume.The 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...

Taking home hardware

Taking home hardware

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 5, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

With the NBA season starting Tuesday, attention will begin to shift back to basketball.In addition to this season’s story lines, including the end of the “things to return before Derrick Rose” jokes, it is never too early to make predictions for the end of the season’s five prestigious awards....

Starting young

Starting young

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

After years of being forced to watch her sister play volleyball, Hailey Bethune finally fell in love with the sport.Being too young to stay at home, Bethune remembers having to sit and watch all of her sister’s tournaments and practices as a child. It wasn’t something she enjoyed at first, but once she w...

Switching passions; Watson tests new waters as a Cougar

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Rowing reporter

November 5, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Growing up half Scottish, sophomore rower Jordan Watson was more interested in highland dance than rowing.At the age of 8, she would go to the Highland games with her dad. Her dad asked if she was interested in dancing and her answer was yes, which led to her participating in highland dance for nine yea...

Bay area sweep

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Raising her arms above her head, junior forward Jocelyn Jeffers triumphantly signaled the end of a 1-0 victory over the Stanford Cardinal.Coming into the match, Stanford was ranked No. 6 in the RPI rankings and had not lost a conference match on the road in 26 straight games.However, that streak ended ...

Women’s Golf competes in Pac-12 Preview

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Women's Golf reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University women’s golf team ends its fall season in the islands of Aloha.The Cougars play in Kona, Hawaii, for the Inaugural Pac-12 Preview.The tournament will be held at the Nanea Golf Club where exclusivity makes it one of the best courses in the nation, according to top100go...

WSU cross country runs strong in Colorado

Evan Baron Evergreen Cross Country reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU cross country team traveled to Louisville, Colo. over the weekend to compete in the Pac-12 Championships.The WSU men finished in sixth place overall at the championships led by senior Andrew Gonzales, who finished in 15th place."The goal for today's race was top 15," Gonzales said. "I felt great ...

Volleyball falls to the Buffaloes, takes out Utes

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University volleyball team hit both ends of the emotional spectrum this weekend with a loss to Colorado and a sweep of Utah.After falling 2-3 at the hands of Colorado (15-6, 7-4) Friday night, the Cougars (16-9, 3-9) turned things around and swept Utah (17-7, 6-6) Saturday.WSU jump...

Swimming dominates meet againt Redhawks

Adam Loewy Evergreen Swimming reporter

November 4, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University swim team is on a roll.  The Cougars have now won two out of their last three contests, including a blowout win over the Seattle University Redhawks Friday, 176-80. Cougars dominated the Seattle team, winning nine out of the 12 individual events and both relay events on ...

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