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No. 9 Beavers slap Cougars in close contest

From staff reports

January 16, 2015

After giving up what was at one time a 16-point lead, junior guard Lia Galdeira had two chances to tie up the game with less than thirty seconds left. Galdeira came up short both times, but even more troubling was the injury to senior center Shalie Dheensaw during the final seconds. The senior fell and...

Cougar men clip Ducks in overtime

From staff reports

January 16, 2015

Electricity was in the air Thursday night as WSU downed Oregon in Pullman.Regulation wasn’t enough for either Oregon or WSU as the Cougars prevailed in overtime 108-99 in a hard fought game. It marked the first time since Dec. 7, 2002 that the Cougars scored 100 or more points in a game. WSU lost to ...

WSU women face an uphill battle in conference play

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen reporter

January 16, 2015

After a heartbreaking loss to No. 15 Stanford on Sunday, the WSU Women’s Basketball team will get back on the road for another tough matchup when they battle the No. 9 Oregon State Beavers Friday night in Corvallis.The Cougars (10-5, 1-3 in Pac-12) will look to earn their third win against a ranked opponent this s...

Seahawks storming to Super Bowl

Nikki Garcia | Evergreen columnist

January 16, 2015

With the Legion of Boom, Beast Mode, and the thunderous cry of the 12th Man, the Seattle Seahawks are on the road to another Super Bowl battle.Following their victory over the Carolina Panthers last Saturday, all eyes have been on the NFC West Champions for a “Re-Pete” Super Bowl championship.Footbal...

Bennie Seltzer slated for induction into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor

From staff reports

January 15, 2015

There are several players that garner fond memories from long time Cougar basketball fans. Among those players is Bennie Seltzer, who will be recognized by the Pac-12 for his stellar performance on the court.Seltzer will be inducted into the Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Hall of Honor on Saturday, March 14, at the ...

A familiar foe; Cougars will face Ernie Kent’s former team, the Oregon Ducks

William Cheshier | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 15, 2015

It has been a long time since Cougar fans have seen a Cougar basketball team that was 2-1 in the conference, and Head Coach Ernie Kent’s Cougars compiled that record on the road. It has been five years since the Cougars have won back-to-back road games in the Pac-12. The momentum will be on their sid...

Cougars bring on Grinch as defensive coordinator

From staff reports

January 14, 2015

Cougar football finally has a new face for their defense.Head Coach Mike Leach announced Wednesday the team has brought in Alex Grinch to become the Cougars’ new defensive coordinator. Grinch is coming in from Missouri where he was responsible for coaching the safeties. He held that position for t...

Kent breathes life back into WSU men’s basketball program

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2015

In 2014, we saw some of the worst basketball ever played this century by the Washington State men’s basketball team. This team isn’t as bad as people perceive, however, and is moving in the right direction. The man responsible is Head Coach Ernie Kent.From Ken Bone’s slow, boring, empty offens...

Kings of the gridiron

From staff reports

January 14, 2015

Even though the WSU football team had a less than spectacular season, three players have been selected to participate in three different all-star games.Senior wide receiver Isiah Myers has been selected to play in the College Gridiron Showcase hosted at UT Arlington in Texas on Jan. 31 at 11:30 p.m. ...

Mariners will be on top in 2015

Kevin Vallene | Evergreen Columnist

January 13, 2015

After narrowly missing the postseason, the Mariners entered the offseason as buyers for the first time in recent memory. Looking to beef up an offense that has struggled the past few years, the M's acquired multiple impact bats as well as some starting pitching. Now, as spring training approaches, the Ma...

‘Protect your home court’

WSU head coach, Ernie Kent, watches his team execute a play against Azusa Pacific in Beasley Coliseum on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014.

Nikki Garcia | Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2015

Although the Cougars already played - and beat - their cross state rivals, they are looking forward to another kind of rivalry on Thursday as Head Coach Ernie Kent will face off against his former team, the Oregon Ducks.When asked about his thoughts on the season, Kent showed he is passionate about his...

Cougars bite the Huskies

William Cheshier | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 12, 2015

The Cougars are no longer the team that lost to Idaho and were 6-6 heading into conference play. In a game that went down to the final seconds, the Cougars showcased the team’s new resolve Saturday afternoon as they downed the Huskies in front of their home crowd.Washington State (8-7, 2-1 in Pac-12...

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