The Daily Evergreen

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...

Serving up the Palouse

Serving up the Palouse

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball Reporter

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU's volleyball team will carry a perfect 10-0 record into its second home tournament of the season, hosting the Cougar Invitational today and tomorrow.Also set to compete in the tournament are cross-state rivals Idaho (6-4), Seattle (2-11) and Nevada (2-7).“It will be great to be back home,” WSU ...

Mariota in the lead for Heisman

Mariota in the lead for Heisman

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Three weeks into the NCAA football season, the race for who will win the 2013 Heisman trophy is starting to play out.While SportsCenter constantly gives all the attention to Texas A&M quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, there’s one quarterback under the radar: Oregon quarterb...

Fencing club tests mental toughness

Fencing club tests mental toughness

By Jonah Simental, Evergreen Club Sports reporter

September 18, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Sweat drips from Kelsey Young’s face as she focuses her attention to her opponent’s calculated steps. Young and her opponent shuffle back and forth, sabers in hand, poised to strike.Young deflects her opponent’s quick strikes as she drives her foot forward and stabs her counterpart’s jacket, ...

Men’s golf finishes 11th at Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 18, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

A strong first-day showing and an successful individual performance kept Washington State afloat this week during the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by rival and nationally-ranked University of Washington.As a team, WSU shot a 296 (+8) and 290 (+2) in the first two rounds of play on Monday, slotting the...

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

By Evan Baron, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Winning two straight games, the Cougars remain confident and focused on improving every week.At Monday’s press conference, Washington State University head football coach Mike Leach and his players expressed that they were happy with their performance against Southern Utah, and where the team is at from...

Showing progress as a passer

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Doubt in Connor Halliday, starting quarterback for Washington State, was evident after WSU’s game against USC. With not one offensive point scored against the Trojan defense, questions arose about how this season would continue; but last weekend changed those opinions.Halliday’s fast progression as ...

Ben Schodedel continues to show passion for soccer

By Adam Lowey, Evergreen Intramural reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Don’t call it a comeback.Benjamin Schoedel is an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, but his real passion is playing soccer. Schoedel said playing on both the intramural team with his fraternity brothers and the soccer club team would mean the world to him, but he is not putting a l...

Golf continues a rivalry

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Two weeks into the 2013-14 season, the Washington State University men's golf team isn’t shying away from rivalry.The team traveled to Bremerton to compete Monday and Tuesday in the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by the University of Washington. The Invitational is the team’s second event of the se...

Cougars beat Rebels; tie Cowgirls

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

One phrase encapsulated the Washington State University women’s soccer weekend: Record-breaking.The WSU women’s soccer team (5-0-2) played to a 2-2 draw in a non-conference road matchup against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (3-2-3) Sunday.Senior Micaela Castain continued her hot streak by tallying her se...

Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Throngs of people flooded into Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon for the Cougars’ home opener.As a coming-out party in front of the home crowd, WSU football defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 48-10 behind Connor Halliday’s five touchdowns.It wasn’t just the offense that came to play on Sat...

Cross Country men finish second in Seattle; women take sixth

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU cross country team competed in their longest race of the season over the weekend at the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle.The WSU men competitors finished in second place with a score of 52 points. Senior Andrew Gonzales finished in eighth place and was the top Cougar finisher of the race. Gon...

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