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Soccer nets one point in first home conference matches

Soccer nets one point in first home conference matches

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

October 13, 2014

Washington State’s conference home opener was spoiled by an Arizona Wildcats team that quickly jumped ahead and did not look back. However, the Cougars got a positive result Sunday, as they tied the Arizona State Sun Devils.Missed opportunities hurt the Cougars (7-2-3, 2-2-1) on Friday. The Wildcats (...

A long road ahead; Cougar football drops to 2-5 after loss to Stanford

A long road ahead; Cougar football drops to 2-5 after loss to Stanford

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

October 13, 2014

Cougar football was unable to spark any magic against Stanford as they fell to the Cardinal 34-17.Stanford’s defense proved too tough for Head Coach Mike Leach’s potent Air Raid offense. Redshirt senior quarterback Connor Halliday was pressured all game and sacked four times throughout the night. L...

Setting the tone; a party in Bohler kicked off basketball season

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 13, 2014

Washington State students packed Bohler gym Saturday night for the first PREseason FUNKtion of men’s basketball Head Coach Ernie Kent’s tenure.Kent said the party-like atmosphere present in the gym is exactly the attitude he wants from the student section for the rest of the season.“I thought t...

Protecting their home turf

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

October 10, 2014

A Pac-12 battle will shape up this weekend when the No. 21 Washington State Cougar women’s soccer team faces off with the Arizona schools.The Arizona Wildcats (8-2-1, 2-1-0) come into Pullman looking for a result after a weekend sweep of the Oregon schools in TucsonThat will be a tall task as WSU (7...

WSU will beat Stanford

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2014

I cannot describe the emotions I felt after the Cal game.They were somewhat maniacal — Laughter at the naivety of fans who expected that last second field goal to go in. Those fans obviously haven’t been watching Cougar football very long. Proud — for the historical day the offense had. Sadness fo...

The Apple Cup Trophy will return to Pullman this season

Nikki Garcia | Evergreen columnist

October 10, 2014

After WSU’s past few games, Coug fans have been a little wary of where the football team stands in terms of Apple Cup 2014. After starting the season off with two losses the Cougars showed hope after blowing out Portland State, barely knocking off No.2 ranked Oregon and coming back on the road to def...

Crimson and Cardinal clash

Crimson and Cardinal clash

William Cheshier | Evergreen football reporter

October 10, 2014

The Cougars are eager to get back on track against Stanford after their homecoming loss to California last Saturday.WSU (2-4, 1-2) will travel to Palo Alto, California to take on the No. 25 Stanford Cardinal (3-2, 1-1) tonight.The Cougars are coming off a 60-59 home loss to the California Golden Bears (...

Volleyball looks to rally against Oregon schools

From staff reports

October 10, 2014

Cougar Volleyball travels to Eugene and Corvallis, Oregon this weekend to compete against No. 11 Oregon today and Oregon State tomorrow"Overall we played really well as a unit," Washington State (9-7, 0-4) senior middle blocker Chelsey Bettinson said after last week’s loss to No. 20 Southern Califor...

Stanford will beat WSU

Stanford will beat WSU

Michael Peterson | Stanford Daily columnist

October 10, 2014

Washington State and its fast-paced aerial attack roll into Stanford Stadium with the offense firing on all cylinders after playing Oregon and Cal down to the wire and beating Utah in Salt Lake. The win against Utah looks even more impressive considering the Utes recent upset of UCLA last weekend.Ho...

Cougs fall short on the road against Stanford

Cougs fall short on the road against Stanford

From staff reports

October 10, 2014

  Cougar football was unable to spark any magic against Stanford, ultimately falling to the Cardinals 34-17.  The Stanford Cardinals started off the scoring with a quick opening drive field goal by senior kicker Jordan Williamson giving Stanford a quick 3-0 lead with 11:47 to play in the first quarte...

WSU Swimming Begins Season in Los Angeles

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen women's swimming reporter

October 9, 2014

The Washington State University swimming team will begin its 2014-15 season in Los Angeles this week. The Cougars will compete against USC in a dual meet on today at 7 p.m., and then travel to Westwood to face UCLA on Friday at 1 p.m.The Cougars lost to the Trojans 146-116 in their first home meet last ...

Ruby Roberts is making a name for herself at WSU

Nate Asbury | Evergreen cross country reporter

October 9, 2014

Some athletes are defined by their crowning moments, but legends are defined by their continual greatness. For many, greatness comes from competition, but a true icon is defined by what is accomplished on an everyday basis. Ruby Roberts, a standout on the WSU cross country team, is exactly that type of le...

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