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Backups with big roles

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Donald Brown, RB, ColtsWith a lack of production from starter Trent Richardson, Brown has evolved into the most reliable tailback for the Colts with a 5.8 yards-per-carry average in the month of November. Brown is coming off of an 80-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Tennessee Tit...

Cougs look for revenge against Zags

Cougs look for revenge against Zags

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

November 21, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than 20 seconds left in the home game, last season the Cougars trailed the Gonzaga Bulldogs by two points. WSU guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled down the court and scored on a lay-up, tying the game at 69.On the next possession, Gonzaga guard Kevin Pangos drove down the other side of the court with two ...

Rivers will dry up

Curtis Calhoun Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Aaron Dobson, WR, PatriotsDobson has risen as an elite target in New England for Tom Brady. He has been consistent as of late, especially in red zone situations. Facing a Broncos passing defense in Week 12 that ranks near the bottom of the league, Dobson is primed for a big night. All-Pro B...

Entering the Home Stretch

Trevor Williams Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Eddie Lacy, RB, PackersAlthough Eddie Lacy struggled mightily against the New York Giants last weekend, he should remain a part of fantasy lineups in most leagues. Minnesota proved against Seattle that their defense isn’t ultra-threatening for opposing rushers. Lacy isn’t Marshawn Lynch, ...

Tate and Stacy Top 5 Threats

Tate and Stacy Top 5 Threats

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

November 21, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Ben Tate, RB, TexansNeither yards nor touchdowns have shown up for Tate this season, but it's not time to give up on him just yet – quite the opposite. With Arian Foster out for the season, it’s all Tate in Houston from here on out. While the team is virtually out of the playoff hunt, Tate ...

LaRiviere travels a unique path to coaching dominance

LaRiviere travels a unique path to coaching dominance

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Rowing reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Washington State rowing coach Jane LaRiviere fought against the odds to earn her leadership role.“My mother was a pro figure skating coach, my sister was a pro figure skater, my dad was a pro hockey player and I…hated the ice,” she said. “I wanted to be outside, but I had to skate for a long tim...

Beating the best; a starting five to take on the GOAT

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

November 20, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

His Royal Airness, Air Jordan and the G.O.A.T (greatest of all-time) are all nicknames associated with the NBA’s most iconic player – Michael Jordan.While promoting this year’s NBA 2K14 video game, Jordan picked four NBA greats to join him on a hypothetical pickup squad.“I got no chance of l...

WSU rugby club starts season off in winning fashion

Jonah Simental Evergreen Club Sports reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

The champions are at it again. This time the Women’s Rugby Club is in a new division, which is sure to increase the level of competition they face this year.The club competed in its first tournament this season two weeks ago, travelling to Fuller’s Farm near Oregon City to play in Babbfest. The te...

On the other side

On the other side

Evan Baron Evergreen Cross Country reporter

November 20, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Long distance running has never left the side of WSU cross country coach Tim Riley. Whether running the race or motivating others, this sport has highlighted his life.It all started for Riley while running in Corvallis, Ore., where he grew up with his dogs exploring in the woods and countryside.Riley'...

Hall transitions from boarding school to the swimming pool

Hall transitions from boarding school to the swimming pool

Adam Loewy Evergreen Swimming reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Last year, head coach Tom Jager needed to find a fresh new face to help WSU women’s swimming to achieve a competitive edge in the breaststroke. That face appeared as sophomore Frederikke Hall.  “It’s always been a goal and dream for me to go to the U.S. to study and pursue swimming,” Hall sa...

Leach for the long haul

Leach for the long haul

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

November 19, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Mike Leach era will continue at Washington State through at least 2018, as the coach had his contract renewed by the university on Monday. Director of Athletics Bill Moos announced the decision and said Leach has done many things for the football program already. “(Leach) has elevated the progra...

Winning changes everything

Winning changes everything

Robin Dich Evergreen columnist

November 19, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Amid all the attention surrounding the infamous sports editor for The Daily Wildcat, WSU is at a point in the season that most of the current students have yet to witness.Most seniors by now would have entered WSU in 2010 and the last time WSU had five wins in one season and three conference wins was 2007...

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