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Serving up the Palouse

Serving up the Palouse

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball Reporter

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU's volleyball team will carry a perfect 10-0 record into its second home tournament of the season, hosting the Cougar Invitational today and tomorrow.Also set to compete in the tournament are cross-state rivals Idaho (6-4), Seattle (2-11) and Nevada (2-7).“It will be great to be back home,” WSU ...

Ignore the big names

By Curtis Calhoun, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Pierre Garcon, WR, RedskinsGarcon had a field day last week against a struggling Packers secondary. His Week 3 matchup against Detroit is equally favorable. Expect Garcon to be targeted early and often, leading to plenty of Garcon owners smiling from ear to ear this week.Sit - Torrey Smith, ...

Beware of wide receivers

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Knowshon Moreno, RB, BroncosKnowshon Moreno is putting up big numbers and cashing in on monstrous runs. Expect Denver to jump into a big lead over Oakland this week, which should lead to more carries for Moreno. If Moreno typically sits on your bench, this is the week to call him up to the b...

Rookies on the rise, veterans fall

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 19, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Eddie Royal, WR, ChargersEddie Royal has been fairly irrelevant in fantasy terms for the past five seasons, but the 27-year-old wide-out has stormed back thus far in 2013. Royal has pulled in five touchdowns already and currently appears to be Philip Rivers’ favorite target. With Malcom Floyd...

Men’s golf finishes 11th at Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 18, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

A strong first-day showing and an successful individual performance kept Washington State afloat this week during the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by rival and nationally-ranked University of Washington.As a team, WSU shot a 296 (+8) and 290 (+2) in the first two rounds of play on Monday, slotting the...

Mariota in the lead for Heisman

Mariota in the lead for Heisman

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 18, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Three weeks into the NCAA football season, the race for who will win the 2013 Heisman trophy is starting to play out.While SportsCenter constantly gives all the attention to Texas A&M quarterback and 2012 Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel, there’s one quarterback under the radar: Oregon quarterb...

Fencing club tests mental toughness

Fencing club tests mental toughness

By Jonah Simental, Evergreen Club Sports reporter

September 18, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

Sweat drips from Kelsey Young’s face as she focuses her attention to her opponent’s calculated steps. Young and her opponent shuffle back and forth, sabers in hand, poised to strike.Young deflects her opponent’s quick strikes as she drives her foot forward and stabs her counterpart’s jacket, ...

Ben Schodedel continues to show passion for soccer

By Adam Lowey, Evergreen Intramural reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Don’t call it a comeback.Benjamin Schoedel is an active member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity, but his real passion is playing soccer. Schoedel said playing on both the intramural team with his fraternity brothers and the soccer club team would mean the world to him, but he is not putting a l...

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

Cougars ready to renew Idaho rivalry

By Evan Baron, Evergreen reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Winning two straight games, the Cougars remain confident and focused on improving every week.At Monday’s press conference, Washington State University head football coach Mike Leach and his players expressed that they were happy with their performance against Southern Utah, and where the team is at from...

Showing progress as a passer

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 17, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Doubt in Connor Halliday, starting quarterback for Washington State, was evident after WSU’s game against USC. With not one offensive point scored against the Trojan defense, questions arose about how this season would continue; but last weekend changed those opinions.Halliday’s fast progression as ...

Golf continues a rivalry

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Two weeks into the 2013-14 season, the Washington State University men's golf team isn’t shying away from rivalry.The team traveled to Bremerton to compete Monday and Tuesday in the Kikkor Golf Husky Invitational, hosted by the University of Washington. The Invitational is the team’s second event of the se...

Cougars beat Rebels; tie Cowgirls

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

One phrase encapsulated the Washington State University women’s soccer weekend: Record-breaking.The WSU women’s soccer team (5-0-2) played to a 2-2 draw in a non-conference road matchup against the Oklahoma State Cowgirls (3-2-3) Sunday.Senior Micaela Castain continued her hot streak by tallying her se...

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