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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...

Staying perfect; volleyball takes home 10th win.

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

With a trio of sweeps last weekend, the Washington State University volleyball team won the Sam Houston Invitational and improved its season record to 10-0. “We played well all weekend, especially offensively,” WSU Head Coach Jen Greeny said in a press release. “I am really proud of our team.”Freshman ...

Bone announces return of Tim Marrion to WSU men’s basketball staff

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Head Basketball Coach Ken Bone ended what was a rollercoaster week for WSU’s basketball coaching staff with one more change on Friday.Bone announced that Tim Marrion, former WSU men’s basketball coordinator of operations, will arrive back in Pullman in 2013. He will return to the program as the Cougar...

Brown is a star in the making

Brown is a star in the making

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Cougar fans who watched the football game last Saturday witnessed more than an upset victory over USC- they also noticed a specific Cougar football player on the field.Besides WSU cornerback Damante Horton, who recorded two interceptions in the game, another WSU football player was a key contribution t...

Same world series, new blood

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Fewer than 30 days remain in the 2013 Major League Baseball season.That means two things: October is right around the corner, and the World Series trophy is once again up for grabs.The defending champion, the San Francisco Giants, is not in the picture, but a team from the Giants’ division has risen to re...

Coug tackles adversity on and off the field

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Ioane “Junior” Gauta is proving himself on the field as nose tackle for the Washington State football team. At 6 feet 3 inches and 285 pounds, Gauta embodies the strength needed to perform on the field, but his road to success has not been easy.Gauta transferred from junior college in 2012 and wa...

Cougars look to remain undefeated

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State University volleyball team ventures into Texas this weekend, bringing a 7-0 record along with them.The Cougars will look to keep their record unblemished as they compete in the Sam Houston Invitational in Huntsville, Texas. Also at the tournament will be Jackson State (1-7), Lamar (1-...

Cougar corner is a quarterback’s worst nightmare

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Features, Mens, Sports

He sat quietly at a table, talking calmly about how much he admired his mom. It didn’t take much more than the grin on his face to see how he felt about the biggest role model in his life.Senior cornerback Damante Horton grew up in a rough neighborhood in Oakland, Calif., but his mom made sure he stay...

Soccer takes on UNLV

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

After an unbeaten road trip over the weekend, the WSU women’s soccer team will host the UNLV Rebels Friday at 2:30 p.m.The Cougars will go into the match with a defense that has not given up a goal in over 349 minutes, and their 0.19 goals against average is good for 10th nationally, according to Wash...

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

Taylor Ellingsen continues a Cougar family legacy

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

Before Taylor Ellingsen became a part of WSU volleyball’s 14th nationally ranked recruiting class, her great-grandfather, great-uncle, grandfather and father all donned the crimson and gray.Carl “Tuffy” Ellingsen, Taylor’s great-grandfather, competed in football, baseball and boxing and was indu...

Thunderbirds flock to Pullman for home game

Thunderbirds flock to Pullman for home game

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State Cougars will play in front of their home crowd for the first time when they take on the Southern Utah Thunderbirds Saturday afternoon in Martin Stadium.  After beating the USC Trojans last week, the Cougars sit at first place in the Pac-12 Conference because those two teams are t...

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