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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

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

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

  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...

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

From staff reports

April 16, 2014

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...

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

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

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...

Using pine is just fine

Using pine is just fine

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 15, 2014

Anyone familiar with the 1989 film “Major League” will remember the scene where a veteran pitcher, Eddie Harris (Chelcie Ross), explains to a young Ricky Vaughn (Charlie Sheen) that he uses everything from Crisco, Bardol, Vagisil and even occasionally snot to load up pitches, claiming any of the substa...

Women’s golf in 15th after day one

From staff reports

April 15, 2014

The Washington State women’s golf team fell short of a strong performance on the first day of the Silverado Showdown.The tournament, hosted by Oregon and Colorado and held at the prestigious North Course of the Silverado Resort and Spa, featured some of the best teams in the nation which caused the ...

Huskies paddle past Cougars in Seattle

Huskies paddle past Cougars in Seattle

From staff reports

April 14, 2014

In the battle between feline and canine for rowing supremacy, the Husky emerged unharmed and more importantly, victorious.The No. 12 Washington State rowing team fell short in all of their races Saturday morning in Seattle against the No. 5 Huskies.In the first race of the morning WSU’s varsity ei...

Cougar football ramps up practice with scrimmage on day 8

Cougar football ramps up practice with scrimmage on day 8

Robin Dich | Evergreen reporter

April 14, 2014

The second scrimmage of the spring season on Saturday gave the Washington State football team a chance to bring out their A-game and leave it all on the field.Day 8 is in the books and included high intensity and a sneak peak of what to expect for the upcoming Spring Game in Spokane."We're a whisker away...

Swing and a miss; Cougar baseball downed by Beavers

Swing and a miss; Cougar baseball downed by Beavers

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 14, 2014

A one-sided affair took place Sunday afternoon at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Oregon State Beavers snatched the three-game series from the WSU Cougars, winning the final game 8-1 behind a dominant pitching performance by Oregon junior Jace Fry. The Oregon State starter cruised through eight innings, allow...

A step ahead of the competition

From staff reports

April 14, 2014

The WSU women’s 400-meter relay team sprinted their way into the record books this weekend at the Jim Click Shootout in Tucson, Ariz. The women got off to a scorching start behind Courtney Zalud and Abby Regan who finished one-two in the 800-meter race, including a season best for Zalud of 2:09.01....

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