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Vereen will be a machine in the Pat’s backfield

Ryan Farren | Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2014

Start: Shane Vereen, RB, New England PatriotsShane Vereen finally got his opportunity to be a true lead back in Week 7 due to the unfortunate season ending injury to Stevan Ridley. Vereen ran for 43 yards on the ground on 11 carries but showed off his duel threat ability in the passing game. In the a...

Hawks are still championship material

Hawks are still championship material

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2014

The 12th man is starting to get a little bit antsy and, dare I say it, nervous about the Seattle Seahawks’ chances for a repeat of last season.Despite the recent doomsday headlines surrounding the team, it is still not a far stretch for the Seahawks to be able to fight their way back to the Super B...

Picking the matchups

Chet Broberg | Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2014

Matchup: Seahawks at Panthers (+5)The pick: HawksBreakdown: The NFC’s top two seeds from last year face off. The matchup could be a deciding game in their race to determine who can be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs first. Both teams are coming off performances they would like to forget. T...

Holding on for dear life

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

October 24, 2014

The Cougars look to get back on a winning track against the 15th ranked Arizona Wildcats.WSU (2-5, 1-3) will host Arizona (5-1, 2-1) this Saturday in what will be Dad’s Weekend at WSU. The Cougars are coming off a bye week after falling in their last game 34-17 to the Stanford Cardinal.The Wildcats are ...

Owners will Feast on Rothlisberger

Alex Clark | Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2014

Start: Tre Mason, RB, St. Louis RamsThe rookie out of Auburn proved he is ready for the NFL in week seven against the Seahawks. While it is not completely guaranteed that Mason will be the starter, he took the majority of the carries in the game against the Seahawks. Last week, he racked up 14.50 fant...

The Bottom Line with Coach Kent: Finish the Book

Ernie Kent | Evergreen guest columnist

October 24, 2014

Hello Cougar Fans! Here we go with the third installment of The Bottom Line with Coach Kent. Today I will talk about finishing the book, which takes a look at the different chapters of life we experience.All of our lives are like a 20-chapter novel. Our novels start with a wonderful beginning because we...

Beating the Cats

Beating the Cats

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2014

It’s been less than a year since Megan Coughlin published her infamous article belittling WSU and the entire town of Pullman.Since then, I’ve been waiting to exert revenge in the most merciless way possible. Now, with Arizona rolling into town, my opportunity is here.But I’m not going to do it.Instead...

Women’s soccer hits he road this weekend

Women’s soccer hits he road this weekend

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

October 24, 2014

Weathering the storm will be essential if Washington State hopes to get six points in their last conference road trip of the season.The Cougar women’s soccer team (8-2-3, 3-2-1) takes on the Colorado Buffaloes (10-5-0, 3-3-0) Friday in a pivotal Pac-12 matchup.The Cougars are coming off a golden goal vict...

Rowing will compete in Spokane

Rowing will compete in Spokane

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen rowing reporter

October 24, 2014

The hunt for the NCAA Championships continues as Washington State rowing heads to Spokane on Saturday for the Head of the Spokane regatta.The Cougars are looking for their fifth trip to the NCAA championships in six years. Fall races help to set the team up for the competitive spring season.“The fall s...

‘Pressure is a privilege’

‘Pressure is a privilege’

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

October 23, 2014

A standard elementary school basketball team practices in a middle school gym with one not-so-standard team member. With full concentration, the not-so-standard team member lines up on the baseline. The whistle blows and she takes the first step, dribbling the ball between her legs, but by the time ...

Rocky road for the Cougs

From staff reports

October 23, 2014

Nugent was quick to praise his defense in Tuesday's press conference."All year we have had this bend don't break mentality defensively... We lasted, we didn't give up a goal and we found a way to score at the end," Nugent said.Despite getting the win, Nugent voiced his concerns for an offense that ha...

Richardson is a better option than Harvin

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2014

After trading away wide receiver Percy Harvin, the Seattle Seahawks’ philosophy of “next man up” is more prominent than ever before.For Seattle, that man is rookie wide receiver Paul Richardson, who will end up being a better and more explosive wide receiver option than Harvin ever hoped to be....

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