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A Francona takevoer

A Francona takevoer

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Watching Major League baseball paints a pretty accurate picture of how the Cleveland Indians have done for the past decade. Since 2003, the team earned only one first-place finish and has only reached a .500 average three times. However, since opening day this season, the Tribe has kept pace with the De...

Striving for crew success

By Daniel Rodriguez, Evergreen Rowing reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Washington State women’s rowing: the most successful sport many people don't know about.Last year, the Cougars qualified for the NCAA Women’s Rowing Championships held at Indianapolis’s Eagle Creek Park, placing 14th overall with 62 points. They also qualified for the national championships t...

Not a student, but always studying

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Think about the last time you spent 32 hours in a week doing one thing. Next, think about how many weeks you maintained that regimen. In an average week, Head Football Coach Mike Leach spends about that much time watching film just to prepare for the team’s next opponent. Between meetings and pr...

Like father, like Cougar son

Like father, like Cougar son

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Confidence has emanated this season from the man who now lines up under center for the Washington State Cougars on football game days.            Quarterback Connor Halliday knows the feeling of both the highest of highs and lowest of lows as the leader of the offensive unit.      ...

Dreaming big for the next level

Dreaming big for the next level

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Kristoff Williams is more than just the football player you see catching a pass from the quarterback. He has big dreams, and he’s doing everything in his power to achieve them both on the field and in the classroom.A redshirt junior from Antioch, Calif., before Williams became a Coug, he played as ...

Dynamic ticket pricing on the way for WSU

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

There is a new era of ticket pricing in modern-day professional and collegiate sports, and it is truly dynamic. According to Google.com, dynamic is defined as: (a process or system) characterized by constant change, activity, or progress. What we are talking about of course, is the relatively new ticket...

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...

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...

Setterlund shows Cougar toughness

Setterlund shows Cougar toughness

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

When the horse landed on Nicole Setterlund's left hand, the ambulance was two hours away, the nearest hospital another hour away, and help seemed non-existent.Setterlund, a seasoned and cultured WSU women’s soccer forward, was stuck.She loved riding horses as a child on a Canadian ranch, and said she t...

Three reasons why Alabma will three-peat

Three reasons why Alabma will three-peat

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen columnist

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The University of Alabama Crimson Tide football team is on a path less traveled. The team will shoot for its third national championship in a row this season.“Roll Tide” should be a household phrase by now. Those two words symbolize the spirit and level of prestige the Crimson Tide has shown by wi...

Cross Country races in Spokane

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

After a strong showing in Seattle over the weekend, the Washington State University cross country team looks to have another successful performance this weekend at the Erik Anderson Invitational in Spokane.“We’re running a limited crew up there, mainly just the freshman women and a couple of the younger guys...

A Crimson and Gray party in the parking lot

By Alex Ferguson, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

Cougar football season serves as a welcome back to students and alumni alike, from every last bratwurst sizzling on the Foreman Grill to all the Bud Light sitting in the cooler.Cougar faithful: it is without a doubt tailgating season.  The football team’s impressive win over the Trojans brought stude...

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