The Daily Evergreen

Mattingly must stay in LA

Mattingly must stay in LA

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

When the Los Angeles Dodgers were 9.5 games out of first place on June 21, all hope was lost with this team.However, the next 50 regular season games, the Dodgers won 42 games, lost only eight and catapulted to first place in the National League West. The Dodgers then went on to win their first division...

Stone cold sweepers

Robin Dich Evergreen Club Sports reporter

October 23, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

From high school students to college professors, the curling club members welcome participants of any age and skill level. Most weekends, there is a group of people enjoying the sport of curling at the Palouse Ice Rink.Next Sunday will kick off the Palouse Curling Club’s fifth year of league play. Fo...

Playing to win

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

Sports are unpredictable in that extreme amounts of dedication, practice and hustle can bring a team together for years at a time, or can leave a team struggling for wins season after season.For Cougar redshirt junior Sang Lee, golf is a lifestyle filled with ups and downs. The Washington State men’s gol...

Referees are ruining the game

Referees are ruining  the game

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

It takes a special kind of person to be an NFL referee. It’s one of the few jobs in which people expect perfection, yet the execution always has room for improvement.Although the duties of referees are to enforce rules implemented by the NFL, an increasingly thicker rulebook has added pressure to ...

Disrespecting a legend; Bryant deserves higher ranking

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The man who some have compared to the modern version of Michael Jordan is ranked as the 25th best player in the league. Wait – that must be a typo. Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers, the winner of five NBA championships and the fourth-best all-time scorer, should not join the company of anyon...

Speed kills

Speed kills

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Washington State Cougars could not keep up with the fast-paced offense of the Oregon Ducks, falling 62-38 Saturday night in Eugene, Ore. Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday set an FBS record with 89 passing attempts, he set a Pac-12 record in attempts and completions, and a WSU record ...

Swimming falls to Trojans, knocks off rival Vandals

Swimming falls to Trojans, knocks off rival Vandals

Adam Loewy Evergreen Swimming reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State swimming team improved their overall record to 1-3 after splitting their two meets with USC and Idaho Friday and Saturday. The team squeaked out its first win of the season against boarder rival Idaho, 151-143. The Cougars dominated the relay events by earning first place finishes in th...

Cross Country succeeds in Lewiston

Cross Country succeeds in Lewiston

Evan Baron Evergreen Cross Country reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU cross country team had a successful weekend in Lewiston, Idaho. Both the WSU men and women ran a strong race that resulted in a finish the Cross Country Coach Tim Riley can smile about.The WSU men were the overall Division-I winner for the Inland Empire Classic in Idaho. Dealing with multipl...

Double losses for volleyball

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

After a disappointing 621-fan turnout against Arizona on Oct. 13, WSU Volleyball Head Coach Jen Greeny made a plea for fans to attend the weekend games against the California schools. More than 1,120 fans attended the Friday night match against Stanford, and 604 fans attended Saturday night against Cal...

Soccer shutout at home

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 21, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The visiting Oregon State women’s soccer team went onto the Lower Soccer Field Friday with only three wins on the year, but the Beavers made out like thieves in a 1-0 nail-biting win against WSU.In the 17th minute of play, Oregon midfielder Erin Uchacz scored the only goal needed in the game when...

Soccer looks for home redemption as they take on Beavers

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 18, 2013


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Washington State soccer team (9-2-3, 2-2-1 Pac-12) will continue its home stand Friday when it hosts the Oregon State Beavers (3-9-2, 1-3-1 Pac-12) at 2 p.m.Coming off of a win against Colorado last Friday, high intensity proved to make the difference for Head Coach Keidane McAlpine’s squad, which wi...

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Facing the best of the best; Cougars visit the Ducks

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 18, 2013


Filed under Mens, Sports

The Oregon State football massacre is over, but the Cougars are not out of the woods yet. WSU will leave the comfort of home to play in Eugene Saturday against a high-octane Oregon Ducks team ranked No. 2 in the nation. Oregon is one of only two teams in the Pac-12 Conference with an undefeated re...

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