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Winning in Seattle; WSU women’s basketball win’s first tournament game

Winning in Seattle; WSU women’s basketball win’s first tournament game

Robin Dich | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

In a case of déjà vu, the Washington State women’s basketball team eclipsed the century mark again against the Oregon Ducks.In the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament, the Cougars (16-15, 10-9) defeated Oregon (15-16, 6-3) by a score of 107-100. This contest was an example of a true tournament game.Ore...

WSU men’s basketball fall short to Trojans

Adam Loewy | Evergreen reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State men’s basketball team came into the game trying to win its final two home games against USC and UCLA and avoid a last-place standing in the Pac-12 conference. However, it was the same song and dance for Washington State as the Cougars dropped their eighth-straight game in the con...

Cougar tennis begins conference play

Cougar tennis begins conference play

Jonah Simental | Evergreen Women's Tennis Reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The WSU women’s tennis team will open up Pac-12 play this weekend and will host the Colorado Buffaloes and Utah Utes in Pullman.Fresh off their victory against Boise State, the No. 53 Cougars (12-2) are hungry to continue winning and climb higher in the rankings.“They are excited about opening co...

DJ Shelton sets sights on pro career

Zak Menchel | Evergreen Reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

For Washington State redshirt senior forward D.J. Shelton, the road to success has not always been a clear-cut path.Shelton bounced around four different California area high schools, redshirted for Cal State Fullerton his freshman year, and played one season for Citrus College before finally landing on ...

Deone Bucannon perparing for the future

Chris Shaw | Evergreen football reporter

March 7, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Senior safety Deone Bucannon held a press conference Thursday night before the men’s basketball game in Beasley Coliseum to address the media about the approaching 2014 NFL Draft.The press conference occurred the same night he was presented with the 2013 CFPA Elite Defensive Back Trophy. Bucannon spoke a...

Cougar women’s baskeball hits the road to play in Pac-12 Tournament

Robin Dich | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

March 6, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Before the Cougars embark on their journey to Seattle for the Pac-12 Tournament, they decided to continue their season-long trend of making history.  For the first time in program history, two players received All Pac-12 Honors in the same year. Sophomore guard Lia Galdeira and Junior guard Tia Pre...

Be like Ike; WSU freshman makes his mark

Be like Ike; WSU freshman makes his mark

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before practice begins, Washington State freshman point guard Ikenna Iroegbu is one of the first players on the basketball court. While his teammates are filing into the gym and lacing up their sneakers, Iroegbu is in his tank top shooting jump shot after jump shot.The point guard knows he’ll make ...

WSU men’s basketball returns home to play USC

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After four months of blood, sweat and tears, the final week of the regular season of college basketball is upon us. This week the Washington State men’s basketball team will play its final two games of the season in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars will first face off against the USC Trojans tonight at 8...

Slashing through the snow

Michelle Fredrickson | Evergreen news editor

March 5, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Competition has come to a close for the WSU ski teams after the men’s team placed fourth at regionals late February, with the top three teams advancing to nationals.“We ended up fourth just a little bit short, but it was a great showing for us,” said Kelsi Lakey, ski club president and senior com...

WSU women’s golf takes tenth in Bruin Wave Invitational

WSU women’s golf takes tenth in Bruin Wave Invitational

From staff reports

March 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Top-10 finishes are becoming routine for the WSU women’s golf team this spring season.  The Cougars finished yesterday with their final round of the Bruin Wave Invitational, in 10th place with a final score of 929. WSU was up against some of the toughest teams in the nation including No. 1 Southe...

Strong but not strong enough

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

March 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Every February, excitement rolls in about the Seattle Mariners. A new team, new acquired players, and new hope.But by the end of April, all of that excitement evaporates, and hopes and dreams turn into apathy and dread.The Mariners have been too bad for too long, and they have gone about trying to turn t...

Cougar Women’s rugby dominates despite club status

Jonah Simental | Evergreen club sports reporter

March 5, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports, Women's

Traditional gender roles don’t apply to the WSU women’s rugby club. While the stigma is that women typically participate in sports associated with beauty and grace, these girls enjoy tackle and scrums.Women’s rugby at WSU has grown in the last couple years into a team to be reckoned with. In their last c...

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