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Cougar tennis takes a swing at Oregon in home finale

From staff reports

April 18, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Cougars take the court in Pullman for the final time this season, signifying the last hoorah for seniors Olga Musilovich and Emily Funabiki.The Oregon Ducks come to town to face the No. 45 ranked Washington State tennis team tomorrow morning on the outdoor tennis courts.WSU (17-10, 2-7 Pac-12) will con...

Cougar track and field competes in relays

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 17, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

The Cougar track and field team will send 32 competitors to the Mt. SAC Relays in Walnut, Calif., where it will be a familiar sight for sophomore Christiana Ekelem. Ekelem is a sprinter from Etiwanda, Calif., which is about 45 minutes from where she will be competing.  She said she is excited for the opportunity to compete in fron...

Pound the rock

Pound the rock

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen columnist

April 17, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Spring guarantees a few things will happen during WSU football practice. Quarterbacks will take their snaps from the shotgun, wide-outs will be especially busy catching passes, and Head Coach Mike Leach will yell his fair share of four-letter words.All of these things, except for maybe the last one, a...

Cougar baseball duels with Ducks

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 17, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Pac-12 rankings are up for grabs this weekend as the WSU Cougars take on the Oregon Ducks in Eugene, Ore., for a three-game series. Both the Ducks and the Cougars enter the matchup with 7-5 records in the conference, which makes the series all the more important to win. A win for the Cougars will no...

Women’s basketball adds foreign forward to 2014 class

From staff reports

April 17, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

Head Coach June Daugherty continues to build up the WSU women’s basketball program, and the next piece of the puzzle comes in the form of a 6-foot-2 forward from Australia.Daugherty announced yesterday that Park Orchards, Victoria, Australia native Louise Brown has signed a National Letter of Inte...

Defense dominates day 10 of WSU spring football

From staff reports

April 17, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU redshirt junior linebacker Darryl Monroe said the defense entered Thursday’s spring football practice with a chip on its shoulder, and it showed out on the field.The roar of the defensive celebrations grew louder as the 11-on-11 period went on as the momentum began to shift toward the second half...

Women’s golf avoids last place on final day of tournament

From staff reports

April 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The stiff competition at the Silverado Showdown left the Cougar women’s golf team in the back of the pack after three rounds of play.Washington State was not able to battle adversity in the final round of the Silverado Showdown held in Napa, Calif., Tuesday morning which resulted in a 14th place f...

Strong start for Smoak signals potential playoff push for M’s

Strong start for Smoak signals potential playoff push for M’s

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

April 16, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Two weeks into the season, the bats of the Seattle Mariners possess a little more sizzle than in years past.It’s been 12 years since the Mariners played a meaningful game in October, and it is going to take a lot more than a sample size of just 10 games to lure fans out of the apathetic purgatory ...

Cougs down Dogs; WSU baseball prevails in Spokane

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

One thunderous swing of the bat was all the WSU Cougars needed to win the Tuesday night matchup against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in Spokane. Junior Yale Rosen smashed a three-run home run in the top of the third inning to put the Cougars ahead for good, leading the team to a 5-1 victory. Even though th...

Roster shuffles for WSU men’s hoops

Roster shuffles for WSU men’s hoops

Chris Shaw | Evergreen reporter

April 16, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

  Two WSU men’s basketball players have decided to transfer to other schools, and another has been released from his National Letter of Intent. Head Coach Ernie Kent announced Tuesday that the team will play without Royce Woolridge and James Hunter, who both chose to transfer.   “I greatly enjo...

Offense leads the charge in day 9 of WSU spring football

Offense leads the charge in day 9 of WSU spring football

From staff reports

April 15, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

A blustery Pullman day had little effect on the Washington State football team Tuesday as it held its ninth spring practice.Redshirt junior Drew Loftus had a standout day in both the 7-on-7 drill and the full team scrimmage, hauling in two touchdowns from fifth-year senior Connor Halliday and one fr...

Marbut ‘scared to death’ of non-conference game

Marbut ‘scared to death’ of non-conference game

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 15, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The weekend began on a promising note for the WSU Cougar baseball team. An upset victory on Friday against the Oregon State Beavers cast an optimistic light on the next two games in the series. However, the Cougars slipped in those games and allowed the Beavers to outscore them 20-6 en route to two cons...

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