The Daily Evergreen

Rowing looks to spook Pac-12 competition

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen rowing reporter

October 31, 2014

The WSU rowing team will be on the prowl again this week, this time against the University of Washington at the Head of the Lake regatta. The regatta takes on Sunday, Nov. 2 and concludes the fall season.Coming off of a strong showing in last weekend’s Head of the Spokane regatta, the Cougars have put in...

Raider players will haunt your fantasy lineup

Chris Sobba | Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2014

Start: Andy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati BengalsIt’s Week 9 of the NFL season and six teams are on their bye week. This means that a good majority of you need to find a starting quarterback. If you are lucky enough to have Andy Dalton on your roster start him, no questions. Dalton and the Bengals are go...

Why WSU? Why not?

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2014

I’m going to be honest, it is getting really hard to think up reasons why the Cougars are going to win each week.After pulling to a 2-3 record earlier this season, there was a lot of hope that the team could put together a similar season as last year, but the Cal game kind of derailed things. Sinc...

Don’t be afraid to stick with youth

Don’t be afraid to stick with youth

Ryan Farren | Evergreen columnist

October 31, 2014

Start: Jerick McKinnonMinnesota Vikings third round draft pick Jerick McKinnon, came into the season as a talented but very raw running back prospect. No one could have imagined that he would have his opportunity to start so early but with Adrian Peterson out the young rookie has seen a lot of the field. In ...

Lady Cougs hope to haunt Eagles

Lady Cougs hope to haunt Eagles

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

October 31, 2014

High expectations along with an experienced team greet the 2014-15 women’s basketball season.The Cougars are poised to make a run at the NCAA Tournament after coming off a 17-17 (9-9) record last season. Last season the Cougars saw the postseason for the first time since 1991, losing in the first r...

Do or die for Cougar football

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

October 31, 2014

The Cougars are on the brink of being eliminated from bowl contention as they prepare to host the USC Trojans.WSU (2-6, 1-4) is coming off of a 59-37 loss to the then 15th-ranked Arizona Wildcats last Saturday in Pullman. The Trojans (5-3, 4-2) are in the same boat after they suffered a heartbreaking 2...

Cross country has nothing to fear

From staff reports

October 31, 2014

As the season wraps up, the Washington State cross country teams seek to scare away the competition during the Pac-12 Championships in Oakland.Both the men and women race today in the teams’ last races before NCAA Regionals. The Cougar women will take to the 6-kilometer course at 10 a.m. while the...

WSU women’s soccer team gets their shot at nation’s finest

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

October 31, 2014

The No. 18 Washington State Cougars are in for a dog fight today at the Lower Soccer Field as they take on the No. 1 team in the land, UCLA.The Bruins (15-0-2, 7-0-1) fly into Pullman with their undefeated record intact and as favorites to win the NCAA Women’s Soccer Championship.The Cougars are hop...

USC will take this win for granted and be on their way

Euno Lee | Daily Trojan columnist

October 31, 2014

Washington State, let’s rewind to last year’s matchup between the Trojans and the Cougars for a minute. It’s early in the second quarter, and the Cougars’ first two drives that night were a three-and-out and an interception. Connor Halliday snaps out of the shotgun and into a pocket that quickly di...

Volleyball ready to bump, set, spike in the night

Bridgette Larsen | Evergreen volleyball reporter

October 31, 2014

From rain to sunshine, Washington State Volleyball heads to California this weekend to take on No. 20 USC and No. 16 UCLA for the second time this season. The Cougars (10-12, 1-9) play USC (12-9, 5-6) at 7 p.m. tonight in the Galen Center, followed by UCLA (15-6, 6-4 pending Oct. 31 match vs. No. 2 U...

The Bottom Line with Coach Kent: The Road to Success is Always Under Construction

Ernie Kent | Evergreen guest columnist

October 31, 2014

The road to success is always under construction; that is a very old saying that is articulated by a lot of coaches and motivational speakers. This is the fourth installment of the Bottom Line with Coach Kent and I am here today to share with you part of the road that I had to travel to my success. Af...

Tipping off the season; WSU women’s basketball holds tip off event

Chet Broberg | Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2014

The WSU women’s basketball team welcomed in their new season last night by holding their Tip Off Event for Cougar fans and students.The festivities began with Head Coach June Daugherty delivering a message to the crowd. She thanked all the fans for their attendance and talked about the strides the tea...

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