The Daily Evergreen

Radio icon epitomizes Cougar pride

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under Features

A partially burned down stadium, two trips to the Rose Bowl, the highest of highs, and the lowest of lows; the long-time radio play-by-play voice of the Washington State Cougars, Bob Robertson has seen it all.Robertson remembers when Martin Stadium’s south stands were the victim of arson in 1970.“I wasn’t he...

Fantasy football ‘starts and sits’ for NFL Week One

Fantasy football ‘starts and sits’ for NFL Week One

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Andrew Luck, QB, ColtsLast season, Luck was solid at home, going 7-1 during the 2012 regular season. Luck has a favorable matchup in Week 1, facing an Oakland defense that is only returning two starters from the 2012 season. Oakland’s defense in 2012 was ranked towards the bottom in pass...

Erick Decker

Erick Decker

DAVID EULITT

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) caught a second-half touchdown pass between the defense of Kansas City Chiefs free safety Kendrick Lewis (23) and Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Jalil Brown (30) on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado. (David Eulit...

Women’s Soccer travels to Idaho to battle Broncos

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under Womens

After strong performances at home over the weekend, the WSU women’s soccer team heads to southern Idaho to take on the Boise State Broncos today at 4 p.m.The Cougs hope to carry the momentum of two shutout victories over the weekend on the road and continue the solid all-around play.“We went out and ha...

Johnson leaves WSU men’s basketball

Johnson leaves WSU men’s basketball

From staff reports

September 5, 2013


Filed under Mens

Ben Johnson, the only assistant coach to make the transition from Tony Bennett’s coaching staff to Ken Bone’s, is leaving the WSU men’s basketball program.The departure was announced on Tuesday, ending Johnson’s nine-year coaching stint in crimson and gray. He saw the Cougars appear in the NCAA Tourname...

Starting off fresh with Cross Country

Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 5, 2013


Filed under Mens

Starting a new semester, freshmen at WSU are adjusting to a life of studying, socializing and living on their own. Freshman Conner Johnsen is adjusting to this life, while also competing as a long distance runner for the WSU Cross Country team.“It’s a lot different than high school,” Johnsen sai...

Fantasy football ‘starts and sits’ for NFL Week One

Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 5, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Daryl Richardson, RB, RamsRichardson is still a fairly anonymous player in the NFL but in Week 1 he could burst onto the scene. The St. Louis Rams offense is much improved this offseason as they bolstered their offensive line with adding arguably the best left tackle in football, Jake Long. With Isai...

Underdogs in college football keep the sport entertaining

Shaun Knight, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013


Filed under Mens

September is finally here.That means College football is officially underway. Roaring fans, superstar plays, and big hits. It’s Saturday football, and it’s here. Despite what you think you love about the game, though, there’s one aspect of college football that keeps our interest piqued year a...

Leach will produce a succesful season

Brigette Larsen, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013


Filed under Mens

Hiring Mike Leach was a firm step in a positive direction for the Washington State football team.Leach provokes an undeniable confidence in both players and fans. When Leach stepped in two years ago, Cougar spirit became so alive it was almost tangible. His strong record at Texas Tech proved his ability to...

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen soccer reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Womens

WSU women’s soccer protected their home field against two regional opponents over the weekend.The team defeated the Idaho Vandals 5-0 in its first home game of the season Friday afternoon, and then followed with a 1-0 victory over Eastern Washington Sunday.Scoring was hard to come by in Sunday’s...

Cougars fall short in season opener

Chris Shaw, Evergreen football reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Mens

Turnovers and missed opportunities characterized the Cougars’ play in their first game of the 2013 football season. Quarterback Connor Halliday threw three interceptions and couldn’t lead the team down the field at the end of the game, allowing Auburn to win 31-24 on Saturday night in Alabama.“I think...

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Brett Gleason, Evergreen volleyball reporter

September 3, 2013


Filed under Womens

Freshman Kyra Holt powered the Washington State University volleyball team to three wins and a tournament victory this past weekend in West Point, N.Y. at the Black Knights Invitational.The Cougars (3-0) followed a sweep of Alabama (2-1) on Saturday morning with a 3-2 victory over Seton Hall (1-2) t...

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