The Daily Evergreen

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...

Battle of the Palouse takes center stage under bright lights

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Cougars’ Homecoming game has arrived and this weekend, Washington State University will face the 0-3 Idaho Vandals in a cross-state rival matchup. This rivalry has been fairly mismatched over the years, as the Cougars have amassed a 70-17-3 record over the Vandals. WSU also is undefeated in the las...

Alabama

Alabama

Hyosub Shin | MCT Campus

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Alabama Crimson Tide quarterback AJ McCarron and Alabama offensive linesman Anthony Steen celebrate a 35-10 victory over the Virginia Tech Hokies, as Alabama head coach Nick Saban (left) and Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley (right) look on, in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Classic at Georgia Dome in Atlanta, Ga...

Cougars take on Titans in California

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The still undefeated Washington State University women’s soccer team will head to Southern California to take on the Cal State Fullerton Titans Friday at 6 p.m.The Cougars are fresh off a 2-0 home win Sept. 13 against UNLV and a 2-2 draw against Oklahoma State on the road.Head Coach Keidane McAlpine wa...

Building a team bond

Building a team bond

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Confidence is a vital asset when competing in collegiate athletics. For senior WSU men’s golfer Blake Snyder, confidence in his game has never been an issue.“For me, I work on my putting and hitting the golf ball and all that stuff, but definitely what makes those things flourish the most is being ...

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.      ...

Beware of wide receivers

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Knowshon Moreno, RB, BroncosKnowshon Moreno is putting up big numbers and cashing in on monstrous runs. Expect Denver to jump into a big lead over Oakland this week, which should lead to more carries for Moreno. If Moreno typically sits on your bench, this is the week to call him up to the b...

Rookies on the rise, veterans fall

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Eddie Royal, WR, ChargersEddie Royal has been fairly irrelevant in fantasy terms for the past five seasons, but the 27-year-old wide-out has stormed back thus far in 2013. Royal has pulled in five touchdowns already and currently appears to be Philip Rivers’ favorite target. With Malcom Floyd...

Defense is key this week

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Michael Vick, QB, EaglesVick is flourishing in Head Coach Chip Kelly’s new offensive scheme. Vick has thrown for 631 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 77 more yards and two scores. As long as Vick is healthy, he will continue to rack up points due to his unique ability to throw the lon...

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