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The Seahawks need to get back to their roots to play like champions

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2014

I hold the belief that there are two camps of Seahawk fans.There are those who were around in the days of the Kingdome when Dennis Erickson reined mediocrity, royal blue and silver skidded on the astro turf, and the best chance at stopping opposing AFC offenses were the tiles that started falling from t...

Senior standout

Senior standout

Bridgette Larsen | Evergreen volleyball reporter

October 15, 2014

Passing, bumping and spiking started out as a bonding activity for her and her family, but, as time went on, Chelsey Bettinson developed a passion for volleyball.Bettinson is making her presence known in a big way at WSU. She is a team captain, alongside outside hitter Jaicee Harris and libero Kate ...

WSU golf team battles in Tacoma

From staff reports

October 15, 2014

Windy conditions overtook the Meadow Club at the Alister MacKenzie Invitational this week.The Washington State Cougar men’s golf team finished 11th in a 16-team field in Fairfax, California.The Cougs were led by a strong performance by junior Evan Omelia, who shot 3-over par in the entire tournament. O...

Vince Mayle will win the 2014 Biletnikoff Award

Curtis Calhoun | Evergreen columnist

October 15, 2014

The Washington State Cougars have had their fair share of struggles this season, and limited bright spots. However, WSU redshirt senior wide receiver Vince Mayle will win the 2014 Fred Biletnikoff award this season.WSU Head Coach Mike Leach noticed Mayle’s unique talents when he recruited him from Si...

On to the next one

From staff reports

October 15, 2014

The Washington State University women’s volleyball team is on a seven match losing skid heading into Friday’s upcoming match against the No. 16 ranked Arizona Wildcats.WSU Head Coach Jen Greeny said at Tuesday’s press conference she knows the tough schedule they have ahead of them and she is pre...

Streaming defenses is crucial in fantasy football

Ryan Farren | Evergreen fantasy football columnist

October 15, 2014

When it comes to defense/special teams units in fantasy football, owners have to make one of two choices.The first choice is drafting a defense relatively high — for example the Seahawks, 49ers, Broncos, Panthers and Bengals. These defenses were all taken fairly high in this year’s drafts due to t...

College athletes deserve benefits

College athletes deserve benefits

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

October 14, 2014

Change is coming, maybe you heard.Two months ago, the NCAA Board of Directors voted for power conference autonomy, stipulating that the NCAA’s five biggest conferences can make their own rules that don’t apply to smaller ones.The Pac-12 is getting busy with new proposals. The first?Increasing the am...

Bouncing back

Bouncing back

Nikki Garcia | Evergreen reporter

October 14, 2014

The Cougar football team may be on bye week, but the hype is already growing for next week’s Dad’s Weekend home game against Arizona.WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos announced on his Monday radio show, Cougar Calls, the official kick off time for the Arizona game will be at 3:00 p.m., Saturday, Oc...

Women’s tennis wraps up the fall season in California

Women’s tennis wraps up the fall season in California

From staff reports

October 14, 2014

The WSU women’s tennis team called their fall season a wrap after this weekend’s ITA Northwest Regional.Players participated in a singles and doubles draw. The singles consisted of 128 players and the doubles of 64 pairs. There were also consolation draws for those knocked out early on.The Cougar...

Golf heads back to the Golden State

From staff reports

October 13, 2014

It’s back to California for the Washington State men’s golf team.Two weeks after a great showing at their home course, Palouse Ridge, the squad travels to Fairfax to participate in the Alister MacKenzie Invitational at the Meadow Club. The match will start Monday, with a shotgun start at 8:15 a.m.,...

Swimming in hot water after losses to USC and UCLA

From staff reports

October 13, 2014

Washington State women’s swimming struggled to keep its head above water this weekend as the Cougars began their season with losses to USC and UCLA this past weekend.WSU fell first to the USC on Thursday 150-106. In a highly competitive 50-meter freestyle race, WSU sophomore Haley Rose Love finished...

Soccer nets one point in first home conference matches

Soccer nets one point in first home conference matches

Ian Korzeniecki | Evergreen soccer reporter

October 13, 2014

Washington State’s conference home opener was spoiled by an Arizona Wildcats team that quickly jumped ahead and did not look back. However, the Cougars got a positive result Sunday, as they tied the Arizona State Sun Devils.Missed opportunities hurt the Cougars (7-2-3, 2-2-1) on Friday. The Wildcats (...

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