The Daily Evergreen

A Crimson and Gray party in the parking lot

By Alex Ferguson, Evergreen reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

Cougar football season serves as a welcome back to students and alumni alike, from every last bratwurst sizzling on the Foreman Grill to all the Bud Light sitting in the cooler.Cougar faithful: it is without a doubt tailgating season.  The football team’s impressive win over the Trojans brought stude...

Battle of the Palouse takes center stage under bright lights

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 20, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Cougars’ Homecoming game has arrived and this weekend, Washington State University will face the 0-3 Idaho Vandals in a cross-state rival matchup. This rivalry has been fairly mismatched over the years, as the Cougars have amassed a 70-17-3 record over the Vandals. WSU also is undefeated in the las...

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 ...

Ignore the big names

By Curtis Calhoun, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Pierre Garcon, WR, RedskinsGarcon had a field day last week against a struggling Packers secondary. His Week 3 matchup against Detroit is equally favorable. Expect Garcon to be targeted early and often, leading to plenty of Garcon owners smiling from ear to ear this week.Sit - Torrey Smith, ...

Beware of wide receivers

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Knowshon Moreno, RB, BroncosKnowshon Moreno is putting up big numbers and cashing in on monstrous runs. Expect Denver to jump into a big lead over Oakland this week, which should lead to more carries for Moreno. If Moreno typically sits on your bench, this is the week to call him up to the b...

Rookies on the rise, veterans fall

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Eddie Royal, WR, ChargersEddie Royal has been fairly irrelevant in fantasy terms for the past five seasons, but the 27-year-old wide-out has stormed back thus far in 2013. Royal has pulled in five touchdowns already and currently appears to be Philip Rivers’ favorite target. With Malcom Floyd...

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...

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, ...

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...

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...

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