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Sun Devil showdown

Sun Devil showdown

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Coming off a bye, the Washington State University football team returns to the gridiron to face the Arizona State Sun Devils on Halloween night in Pullman. The Cougars look to be the scarier team Thursday night in their quest to avoid falling below .500. The Sun Devils enter the matchup following a ...

Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Deadly aim; The Cougars’ prolific sharpshooter shines

Evan Baron Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 30, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Most 6-foot-7 basketball players have the duty of lining up down low in the post and awaiting a pass from the guard. Once the player receives the ball in the post, he has the best chance of scoring a basket due to his height.The opposite can be said for Dexter Kernich-Drew, WSU redshirt junior. Inst...

Improving the system

Trevor Williams Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

In his introductory press conference in February of 2010, WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos said, “One thing we’re going to focus on right away is the culture – the mindset – of Cougars everywhere.”That fall, WSU Athletics implemented the Drug Free Team Substance Abuse Prevention Program to change...

Punt, Pass and Kick for an icon

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

A group of sports management majors at WSU have created an event that will raise money to fight a deadly disease. This group of individuals and Team Gleason will be hosting a ‘Punt, Pass, and Kick Competition’ Halloween at Martin Stadium.The foundation, Team Gleason, was inspired by Steve Gleason, f...

Cougs sweep Arizona schools

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

The weather was hot in Arizona this weekend, but the Washington State University women’s soccer team was even hotter as the team recorded two victories against Arizona and Arizona State, respectively.In the Sunday 1-0 win against ASU, senior forward Micaela Castain sent a pass that sophomore midfie...

More road struggles

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Washington State University volleyball team wrapped up the first half of its conference schedule with two losses in Los Angeles this weekend.The Cougars (15-8, 2-8) were swept 3-0 by No. 4 USC (18-2, 8-1) Friday night and dropped their match to UCLA (12-8, 3-7) 3-1 Saturday night.The match again...

Taking a moment to teach

Brent Atkinson Evergreen reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Days before the 2013-14 men’s basketball season starts, team members took time to offer up their basketball expertise to a group of eager boys and girls.The team held a children’s basketball clinic yesterday in Bohler Gym for elementary to middle school children.The clinic began with a short speech from...

Golf finishes eighth in North Carolina tournament

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 28, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars finished eighth overall in the Bridgestone Collegiate Golf tournament at the Grandover Resort’s East Course in Greensboro, N. C.After overnight frost delayed and shortened the first day of golf, the Cougars carded a 293 or five over par. In the final round on Sunday, the ...

Double duty

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Rowing reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

After almost a month out of the water, Washington State University women’s rowing is back on the road to compete in back-to-back regattas. The team will first compete against Gonzaga at the Head of Spokane Regatta and then immediately travel to Portland, Ore., for the Portland Fall Classic Regatta Sund...

Taking on the Cardnial

Taking on the Cardnial

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Women's Golf reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Following a performance at the Edean Ihlanfeldt Invitational, Washington State University women’s golf travels to Stanford to play against some of the best in the nation at the Stanford Intercollegiate.The tournament will take place at the Stanford University Golf Course and will be played at a par-71...

Soccer looks to bounce back in the desert

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Coming off consecutive losses for the first time this season, the Washington State women’s soccer team looks to return to their winning ways against Arizona and Arizona State this weekend.With postseason play just around the corner, the remaining games on the Cougars’ schedule are must-win matches...

Moving forward

Moving forward

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Mobility, versatility and evoking fear. Those three things might characterize a solid football player, but on this particular day at Thursday’s press conference, those qualities described football Head Coach Mike Leach’s ideal Halloween costume. The coach suggested strategies for getting the most c...

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