The Daily Evergreen

Big Ben will shrink in Week 9

Curtis Calhoun Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

 Start - Cam Newton, QB, PanthersNewton had an explosive performance against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Thursday night. He will look to continue his success against a Falcons defense that is beat up and extremely vulnerable to the big play. In an offense that thrives off of Newton making big plays w...

Tricks or treats?

Tricks or treats?

Trevor Williams Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Marvin Jones, WR, BengalsSixteen points in Week 6; 12 points in Week 7; 36 points in Week 8 – Marvin Jones has officially arrived. Andy Dalton has it working in Cincinnati, and you better believe after catching four touchdowns at home last week, Dalton will be looking Jones’ way for a ma...

Gordon is golden

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start- Josh Gordon, WR, BrownsGordon struggled in Green Bay Week 7, accumulating just 21 receiving yards. In Week 8 he bounced back in grand fashion against a tough Kansas City defense, piling up 132 yards and a score. The new starter at quarterback in Cleveland, Jason Campbell, showed that he will gi...

Tough mentality

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

When he first went down, he didn’t realize the magnitude of what had happened. There was really no way he could. He had never experienced anything like it. Linebacker Darryl Monroe went into his freshman year at Washington State University without ever suffering a season-ending injury. In fact, he s...

Cougars’ bowl game hopes are dwindling

Robin Dich Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

This year has been a roller coaster ride for the Cougar fan base and team. After an early 3-1 start, the Washington State Cougars are now 4-4 and two wins away from being bowl eligible.The pressure is on for Mike Leach and the football program. There are only four games left in the season: Arizona S...

A bright Cougar future

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State University men's basketball team is ranked last in the conference entering this season. The 2013-14 Pac-12 Men's Basketball Media Poll was released on Oct. 17, after WSU finished in a tie for last place with Oregon State last year and lost key scorers such as Brock Motum and Mike ...

The enforcer

The enforcer

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Before every game, he stops at the 40-yard line. If you ask him why he picks that line, even he doesn’t know. Nevertheless, senior safety Deone Bucannon takes the time to pray before he plays football because he is thankful for the opportunity to suit up for the Washington State Cougars. “It j...

Motivating others on the field

Trevor Williams Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

People might be surprised to find out which WSU cheerleader is on senior linebacker Justin Sagote’s mind each Saturday.She’s easily the shortest cheerleader Sagote knows, but that’s OK. Most 4-year-olds don’t have a lot of height to begin with.“So, I have a 4-year-old sister,” Sagote said. ...

Sun Devil showdown

Sun Devil showdown

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Coming off a bye, the Washington State University football team returns to the gridiron to face the Arizona State Sun Devils on Halloween night in Pullman. The Cougars look to be the scarier team Thursday night in their quest to avoid falling below .500. The Sun Devils enter the matchup following a ...

Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Most 6-foot-7 basketball players have the duty of lining up down low in the post and awaiting a pass from the guard. Once the player receives the ball in the post, he has the best chance of scoring a basket due to his height.The opposite can be said for Dexter Kernich-Drew, WSU redshirt junior. Inst...

Sky is the limit for Cougar hoops

Sky is the limit for Cougar hoops

Trevor Williams Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

It’s not March yet, but for Cougar Basketball fans in the Pacific Northwest, it’s time to ramp up for basketball madness on the Palouse.The WSU women’s basketball team will be the first to bring the sport back to Beasley Coliseum, and with three returning starters, an army of sophomores, high e...

Improving the system

Trevor Williams Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

In his introductory press conference in February of 2010, WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos said, “One thing we’re going to focus on right away is the culture – the mindset – of Cougars everywhere.”That fall, WSU Athletics implemented the Drug Free Team Substance Abuse Prevention Program to change...

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