The Daily Evergreen

A desire to compete against the best

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Michael Anderson's competitive edge burns stronger today as a college player than it ever did in his younger years.WSU men's golfer Anderson, a 5-foot-11 junior out of Phoenix, Ariz., is entering his third season with the team, and has already tallied two top-ten finishes in two tournaments.“My passi...

Cougars are prepared for a clash of styles with Stanford

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 24, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

As each week of the 2013 football season passes, the Washington State Cougars try to improve on something. Head coach Mike Leach has repeated over and over that the team’s philosophy is to always get a week better. The team has yet to waver on that goal as it heads into the week of the Seattle gam...

Don’t count the Cougs out

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen columnist

September 24, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Washington State’s biggest card going into next week’s game is their defense.Ranking 10th in the nation in total defense and 13th in scoring defense, the Cougars have been stout all season.Saturday’s win against Idaho came out big for the WSU defense, ending in the Cougars’ first home shutout in over...

Cougars stomp Idaho in shutout win

By Evan Baron, Evergreen reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

With 17 seconds left in the game and the Cougars already up by 42 points against the Idaho Vandals, the game was out of reach.However, the Vandals were only one yard away from not leaving Martin Stadium scoreless. On fourth down, with the ball on the WSU one yard line, Idaho running back James Baker received ...

Cougs return from road trip still unbeaten

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Senior forward Micaela Castain continued to shoulder the scoring load for the Washington State women’s soccer team over the weekend.The Cougars (7-0-2) defeated the UC Irvine Anteaters 4-0 Sunday in its last non-conference match of the regular season.Castain recorded her team leading 10th goal of t...

A record unblemished; Volleyball wins Cougar Invitational

A record unblemished; Volleyball wins Cougar Invitational

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Chants of “13 and 0” rang through the crowd of 822 spectators in Bohler Gym just minutes after the Washington State University volleyball team took down Nevada.The win over Nevada on Friday moved the Cougars to 13-0 on the season, wrapping up an undefeated nonconference run for WSU and a fourth ...

Men’s golf goes to Colorado

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

For the first time this season, the men’s golf team will leave the state of Washington to compete in the Mark Simpson Colorado Invitational today and tomorrow.The Invitational will take place at the Colorado National Golf Club in Erie, Colo. The club is a prestigious course all-too-familiar with collegiate events.“This t...

Cross Country women race strong in Spokane

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 23, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

With the Notre Dame Invitational and NCAA Preview meets approaching in two weeks, Cross Country Coach Tim Riley sent a limited number of runners to compete in the Erik Anderson Invitational in Spokane over the weekend.According to wsucougars.com, the men’s cross country team did not compete in the race.  Instead, a limi...

Wrestling gets victory over Vandals

Wrestling gets victory over Vandals

By Michael-Shawn Dugar, Evergreen Sports editor

September 23, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Fans lined up wall-to-wall to see the Washington State University Wrestling Club square off against Idaho on Friday in the Student Recreation Center, an unusual sight for a club sport.“We had an awesome turnout for fans,” Club Treasurer Zach Anderson said. “It was a lot more than I expected, an...

Volleyball remains unbeaten after sweep of Idaho

Volleyball remains unbeaten after sweep of Idaho

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Improving to 11-0 for the season and matching its 2002 and 2009 seasons for the second-best start in program history, the WSU volleyball team swept Idaho 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-17) last night in front of more than 1,200 people in Bohler Gym.The best start in program history belongs to the 1997 team, wh...

Revis island irrelevant in Tampa Bay

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

When the Jets decided to trade Darrelle Revis, one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Head Coach Greg Schiano thought he had found the missing piece that would put his team into playoff contention for the 2013 football season.A season the Buccaneers hoped to be legendary has turned out...

Numbers don’t lie; Sherman is the top of his position

Numbers don’t lie; Sherman is the top of his position

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Love him or hate him, you can’t deny that Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman is the best cornerback in the NFL today.Despite trash talking on Twitter, on the field and even to ESPN analyst Skip Bayless, the cornerback puts his money where his mouth is.  Sherman is in his third NFL season and already h...

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