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Cougars fall to No. 15 Stanford after overtime rally falls short

Senior guard Tia Presley looks towards the basket against the California Bears on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 in Beasley Coliseum.

From staff reports

January 12, 2015

The Cougars were not easily intimidated by Stanford’s ranking. They made the Cardinal fight for every point they made and forced the game into overtime.The Cougars (11-5, 1-3 in Pac-12) played scrappy on defense and snagged the ball from Stanford (12-4, 4-0) early on, but the history books were clo...

Surf’s up for Cougars tennis

From staff reports

January 12, 2015

Although Cougar tennis opened their season in Hawaii, they were catching wins rather than waves and sweating on the courts rather than sitting in the sun.Washington State women’s tennis began its 2015 season with a strong showing during the first two days of play at the Maui Invitational.The annual Maui...

Huskies bow down to the Cougars

From staff reports

January 10, 2015

The Cougars marched into enemy territory Saturday afternoon and left Seattle victorious after a nail-biting, blood-pressure-raising finish.Washington State (8-7, 2-1 in Pac-12) defeated Washington (11-4, 0-3) in Seattle for the first time since 2011. The Cougars took the 80-77 victory in a game that...

Beau Glover announces departure from football program

From staff reports

January 9, 2015

Redshirt sophomore Beau Glover is leaving the WSU football program.The safety thanked several coaches on his Twitter account when he announced his departure from the team. His tweet read, “Can’t thank Coach Mike Leach, Coach Chris Reinert, Coach Ken Wilson, Coach Eric Mele and all the other coaches...

Lawsuit filed against WSU football coaches moves to Whitman County

From staff reports

January 8, 2015

Washington State University football coaches are facing a lawsuit from former walk-on quarterback Domenic Rockey, alleging that demand for accountability led to an assault in Oct. 2013.According to court documents, a player showed up late to a team workout and players were told to do 75 “up-downs.” A...

Four teams make the cut, everyone wins in College Football Playoff

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

December 15, 2014

The NCAA will enter uncharted territory next month with the introduction of the College Football Playoff.After years of scrutiny, college football fans will finally all get what they want—bowl games and a playoff.The arrangement actually benefits every party involved. During the BCS era, no one was...

The price is not right for Upton

The Atlanta Braves' Justin Upton tries in vain to beat out a ground ball to Philadelphia Phillies' shortstop Jimmy Rollins during the first inning at Turner Field in Atlanta, June 17, 2014.

Kevin Vallene | Evergreen columnist

December 15, 2014

With Melky Cabrera reportedly signing a three year deal with the White Sox, the right field options have thinned considerably for the Mariners. This signing may reopen negotiations with the Braves for Justin Upton. However, with the price so high on Upton, the Mariners should probably just look elsewher...

Cougar men bucked by the Broncos

Cougar guard Que Johnson dribbles the ball down the court against Utah in Beasley Coliseum, Jan. 12, 2014.

From staff reports

December 15, 2014

The Cougars failed to take care of the basketball and it led to their demise Saturday in Santa Clara.WSU fell to 4-6 on the season Saturday night as they lost 76-67 to Santa Clara (5-4). It was a frustrating game for the Cougars as they turned the ball over 13 times, including nine times in the first ha...

A conference with parity means tough games for the Cougs

Cougar guard Ike Iroegbu attempts a contested layup against the Oregon Ducks in Beasley Coliseum, Jan. 26, 2014.

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

December 15, 2014

Wildcats, Huskies and Bears, oh my. It’s men’s basketball in the Pac-12 conference, and competition is fierce in the north. Two teams remain undefeated in the conference, the No. 3 Arizona Wildcats (10-0) and No. 17 Washington Huskies (7-0), with just a few games left to play in the non-conference...

Coug women will duke it out in a stout Pac-12 North

The Cougars get ready for their second round Pac-12 tournament matchup against California at Key Arena in Seattle, March 6, 2014.

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen reporter

December 15, 2014

Arizona (6-3)Star Player: Junior guard Candace WarthenWarthen is the Wildcats’ leading scorer, averaging 12.3 points per game so far this season. Warthen is also second on the team in rebounding with 6.1 rebounds per game.Strengths: The Wildcats average 37.5 team rebounds per game, which ranks the...

Here comes the (Legion of) Boom

Seahawks team up to bring down Cardinal running back Stepfan Taylor at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014.

Kelsey Jones | Evergreen columnist

December 12, 2014

There are a lot of mythical creatures in the world; unicorns, Santa, Bigfoot… but a dominating Seahawk defense does not fall in that category.It hasn’t been easy this season to fluster opposing quarterbacks, to rack up sacks and to grab interception after interception like the reigning Super Bowl champi...

Cougs go on the road again

Evan Baron | Evergreen sports editor

December 12, 2014

The schedule is the schedule and there’s no control over it, which Washington State men’s basketball Head Coach Ernie Kent understands. After falling to No. 9/8 Gonzaga on the road Wednesday, the Cougars (4-5) will hit the road again this weekend to face off against Santa Clara University.Kent said...

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