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Cougar tennis struggles in singles matches

From staff reports

April 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

It was a slow start for Washington State tennis at the Pac-12 Championships in Ojai, Calif., but the Cougars were able to rally and pick-up a couple of wins for the Crimson and Gray.“I am proud of our team,” Head Coach Lisa Hart said. “It is difficult to go from team matches to an individual tournamen...

WSU baseball takes game 1 in Seattle

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 26, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

It took a tenacious at-bat by Ian Sagdal in the top of the seventh inning to lead the WSU Cougars over the Washington Huskies in Game 1 of the rivalry series this weekend. After a long at-bat against left-handed reliever Will Ballowe, the junior second baseman lined a ball up the middle to drive in t...

Curtis Allen hired as third assistant WSU men’s basketball coach

From staff reports

April 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Curtis Allen will remain on the Palouse as the third assistant coach for WSU men’s basketball. Head coach Ernie Kent made the announcement about hiring of his final assistant Thursday and expressed how important it was to keep Allen at WSU.“I feel like it’s important to have someone on staff who ...

Here comes McBride; WSU sprinter looks to build on last week’s victory

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The final leg of the race is often the most grueling, the most difficult, and where the best athletes separate themselves from the rest of the field.The Washington State track team now finds itself entering the final leg of the season, and hopes for a strong finish, with championship races rapidly appr...

WSU Cougar baseball: ‘They hate us, we hate them’

WSU Cougar baseball: ‘They hate us, we hate them’

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The time has come again, as it does every year. Crimson will clash with purple. Cats will fight with dogs. The WSU Cougars will meet their nemesis, the Washington Huskies, on Friday in Seattle for the baseball version of the classic rivalry. This year, the Huskies enter the series at the top of the Pac-12...

The final swings; WSU men’s golf starts Pac-12 Championships

From staff reports

April 25, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

 As the season comes to a close, the Washington State men’s golf team has one last opportunity to put its best foot forward against premier competition.The Cougars take a trip to Marana, Ariz. today to compete in the Pac-12 Conference Men’s Golf Championships hosted by Arizona.     "The Pac-...

Cougs prepare for Crimson and Gray game

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

As spring practice winds down, the Washington State football team held its final practice Thursday before Saturday’s Crimson and Gray Game.The Crimson and Gray Game, which will take place at Joe Albi Stadium in Spokane, holds added value for Cougar quarterback Connor Halliday. Halliday was recruited to ...

The price is Rice; Seahawks smart in signing Sidney

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 24, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Since signing with the Seattle Seahawks three years ago, veteran wide receiver Sidney Rice has had a tumultuous run in the Pacific Northwest. This has not been due to poor performance, off-field distractions, or locker room problems, because by all accounts Rice was an undeniable leader, hard worker, an...

Transition to a teacher; Hana Potter discusses future coaching plans

Bridgette Larsen | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

April 24, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

As graduation approaches, senior forward Hana Potter reminisces on her time with the WSU women’s basketball team and looks forward to the next stage of her career.“This season was incredible,” Potter said, looking back on her four years at WSU. “What a way to go out for my senior year.”The team’s win...

Brandi Thomas transforms to a leader for WSU women’s basketball

Evan Baron | Evergreen reporter

April 23, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Sitting across the interview table, WSU senior forward Brandi Thomas has a protein shake after completing a workout. Besides preparing to graduate at the end of the semester, Thomas is getting ready to take her talents across the water, specifically to Australia.On her road to playing international ba...

Bullied by Bulldogs

Bullied by Bulldogs

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

April 23, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

In the ultimate power play last week, Gonzaga gave WSU an ultimatum in their basketball series—play us twice in Spokane for every time we come to Pullman, or this series is over.This past season marked the 148th game of all-time in the long-lasting rivalry, and believe it or not WSU actually hold...

Down and out; WSU baseball struggles against Gonzaga

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 23, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Rain fell throughout the day in Pullman, and then the floodgates opened at Bailey-Brayton Field on Tuesday night. The Gonzaga Bulldogs used an early scoring burst to topple the WSU Cougars by a score of 7-2 in the second of three games the teams will play against each other this season. Senior out...

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