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Thane Pierson and WSU track & field ready for Tucson

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track & field reporter

April 11, 2014


Filed under Features, Men's, Sports

The Cougars will travel south to warmer weather in Tucson, Ariz., this weekend to contend in the University of Arizona’s Jim Click Shootout, while 16 other WSU athletes will stick closer to home and compete in Spokane. WSU sophomore high jumper Thane Pierson is looking to keep his momentum rolling int...

Not so fast, Coug fans

Dustin Brennan | Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The hiring of Ernie Kent as Washington State’s men’s basketball head coach created a lot of buzz. However, implementing Kent’s trademark up-tempo offense could be like fitting a duck-shaped peg in a cougar-shaped hole.In 13 years as the head basketball coach at Oregon, Kent twice took the Ducks to the...

Tennis the menace; WSU takes down Denver

Tennis the menace; WSU takes down Denver

Jonah Simental | Evergreen tennis reporter

April 10, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The No. 47 ranked Washington State women’s tennis team earned another win on its season yesterday with a 6-0 victory against the No. 70 ranked Denver Pioneers.“They have found ways all season to win when we are supposed to,” WSU tennis Head Coach Lisa Hart said. “It can be difficult to find ways...

Mariners management should sign Kyle Seager long term

Mariners management should sign Kyle Seager long term

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 10, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Seattle Mariners third baseman Kyle Seager is one of the most underrated players in baseball. Outside of Felix Hernandez, Seager has also quietly been the Mariners’ best player during the past two seasons up until this year’s addition of superstar second baseman Robinson Cano. In his first full majo...

Streak snapped; WSU baseball goes scoreless against BYU

Streak snapped; WSU baseball goes scoreless against BYU

Chris Baseball | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Runs were a hot commodity Tuesday night at the Cougar Diamond Classic in Pasco. The BYU Cougars finally broke through in the seventh inning for three runs, and those were enough to win the single game, 3-0. “We did not have the intensity we have had in the last couple of weeks,” WSU Head Coach Donnie Marbut sai...

Nothing instant about MLB replay

Nothing instant about MLB replay

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

I spent far too many minutes last week watching Mike Scioscia and Bob Melvin chewing their gum on the baseball diamond deciding if they wanted to challenge a call or not.They’d slowly walk out of the dugout and go stand by the umpire saying apparently nothing while their assistants would go and watch t...

Cougar offense battles back on day six

Cougar offense battles back on day six

Evan Baron | Evergreen football reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Ever since the Cougars put on the pads, the intensity has increased, resulting in more fights breaking out between defensive and offensive players. Day six was no exception. “It’s always like that, it’s always going to be intense when the pads come on,” junior running back Teondray Caldwell said....

Cougar tennis in crunch time

Jonah Simental | Evergreen tennis reporter

April 9, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

The No. 47 ranked Washington State women’s tennis team is back in action today as No. 70 ranked Denver Pioneers will be in town for a 10 a.m. showdown in Pullman.The Cougars are currently 16-8 and 2-5 in the Pac-12 following a convincing win over the Washington Huskies.“This team can beat anybody ...

Spring to June; WSU women’s basketball coach receives contract extension

Michael-Shawn Dugar | Evergreen sports editor

April 8, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's

After leading her WSU women’s basketball team to a 17-win season and berth in the WNIT, the first for Washington State since 1991, Head Coach June Daugherty has been rewarded.WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos announced Monday he has extended Daugherty’s contract through the 2018-19 season.Terms of...

Let the optimism begin

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

April 8, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

Seattle Mariners fans are far too accustomed to their boys in blue letting them down season after season. There have been few seasons since their last playoff berth in 2001 where the Mariners have come dangerously close to making the playoffs.  The far more frequent scenario is the club being overhyped ...

WSU baseball invades Tri-Cities for BYU showdown

WSU baseball invades Tri-Cities for BYU showdown

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

April 8, 2014


Filed under Men's, Sports

The city of Pasco is about to experience a heat wave. The WSU Cougars travel from Bailey-Brayton Field to play a single game tonight against the Cougars of Brigham Young University. The game, called the Cougar Diamond Classic, will count as a home game for WSU. It will also be the team’s next cha...

WSU freshman excel in Spokane; veterans struggle at Stanford

Adam Loewy | Evergreen track and field reporter

April 7, 2014


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Sports, Women's

Spectators at the Stanford Invitational witnessed two breakout performances from junior Abby Regan and senior Ruby Roberts, while fans in Spokane watched freshman Kyle Farmer lead the charge at Sam Adam’s Classic.In Spokane, Farmer jumped out to an early lead in the 100-meter dash on his way to a seas...

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