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Welcome to the family

Welcome to the family

Zack Menchel | Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

From the moment he stepped on the frozen campus grounds last week, soccer Head Coach Steve Nugent could feel the family atmosphere at WSU and knew he wanted to be a part of it.Growing up in Boston, Nugent was the youngest of eight children. His upbringing combined with the present situation of raisin...

Leach’s recruiting strategy more than counting stars

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Football reporter

February 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Football players across the nation inked their future on Wednesday as they sent in their letters of intent. WSU added 23 new players to its roster for the 2014 season. That class consists of 13 defensive players and 10 offensive players. Six of the players are already enrolled for the spring semeste...

Rocky road ; Washington State falls to Colorado

Rocky road ; Washington State falls to Colorado

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 6, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than 50 seconds remaining in the game, WSU junior guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled the ball up the court knowing his team was down by seven points. The 6 foot 4, 215-pound guard penetrated the Colorado defense hoping to draw a foul but instead turned the ball over, which summed up the night for the...

Give recruits fame, coaches blame

Give recruits fame, coaches blame

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

It’s signing day, and high school football stars from around the country are getting set to sign letters of intent to play at Washington State.Depending on where you look, WSU is projected to sign a class that will rank somewhere around the nation’s top 50. This is a pretty typical spot for WSU, al...

Success in the Northwest: don’t rain on our parade

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

 When the majority of America thinks of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) there are a few things that come to mind; grunge music, rain, coffee, and Microsoft.  Normally the PNW’s athletic success is not the first thing that comes to mind. This may be changing however, as the PNW has seen its share of suc...

Buffaloes beware

Buffaloes beware

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

After defeating rival University of Washington over the weekend and with the return of their leading scorer, the Cougars are trying to forget that they’ve lost seven Pac-12 games. That fresh start begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the team travels to Boulder, Colo. to take on the Colorado Buffaloes in...

Banking on the boards

Zack Menchel | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 5, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing as Washington State women’s basketball team ventured off on a four-game road trip the past two weeks. The Cougars (12-10, 6-4) returned to the frigid climate of Pullman this week after spending the weekend in sunny Southern California closing out their four-game ...

Cougars add to bad weekend for Broncos

Chris Shaw | Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Experience didn’t matter this weekend for freshman center Josh Vizcaya as he scored three times against the Boise State Broncos, leading the WSU rugby team to victory. The Cougars piled on the scoring in a 44-14 rout of Boise State on the road. Flyhalf Nate Freimund also scored once to add to Vizc...

If Lacy plays, Bone can stay

If Lacy plays, Bone can stay

Chris Shaw | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

With the return of junior guard DaVonté Lacy, the flow of the Cougar offense returned as well on Saturday against the rival Washington Huskies. Three players, including Lacy, finished in double figures, and the Cougars were able to generate enough scoring to win 72-67, which was only their second v...

Pickin’ and rollin’

Pickin’ and rollin’

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 4, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

When redshirt junior Royce Woolridge decided to transfer from Kansas University to Washington State University, he had the intention of getting an opportunity to play and score the basketball. Little did he know that instead he would be the pilot of the Cougar offense.From the first moment he stepped...

Hawks stonewall Broncos, cement their place in history

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The NFL has experienced a multitude of revolutionary game changers over the years, especially since the beginning of the Super Bowl era in 1967.  It has seen everything from Vince Lombardi’s invention of the zone blocking scheme to Bill Walsh’s West Coast offense to Don Coryell’s invention of t...

Cougar basketball conquers Trojans, out-battled by Bruins

Robin Dich | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 3, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Lady Cougars spent their Super Bowl weekend in the state of California as Washington State finished their four-game road trip at USC and UCLA.In Friday’s battle against USC, the Cougars’ previous three-game losing streak came to an end. With a late rally and clutch shots against the Trojans,...

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