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Time to turn it around; Cougs hit the road for two matches

Time to turn it around; Cougs hit the road for two matches

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

An unforgiving Pac-12 schedule continues for the Washington State University volleyball team as it travels to California to take on a pair of Los Angeles schools.The Cougars (15-6, 2-6) take on No. 4 USC (15-1, 7-1) tonight in a televised match and UCLA (11-7, 2-6) Saturday.“Well USC is an unbelie...

Men’s golf heads to the east coast

Robin Dich Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 25, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Washington State Cougars will travel to Greensboro, N. C. to participate in the Bridgestone Golf Collegiate tournament this weekend.Teams will play three rounds on the East Course at Grandover Resort from Oct. 26 to 27. The course will play at par-72 and a total of 7,245 yards. Tee time will beg...

The Talented Mr. Ridley

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Stevan Ridley, RB, PatriotsIt seems as if Ridley is out of Head Coach Bill Belichick’s dog house and has returned to his 2012 form. With backfield counterpart Shane Vereen still out with injury and both Brandon Bolden and LeGarrette Blount unable to shoulder the workload, Ridley will conti...

Colston Returns to Relevance

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Marques Colston, WR, SaintsNew Orleans’ “Mr. Reliable” of the past seven years has been off to a disappointing start in 2013, catching only three passes for 26 yards in his past two contests.  Coming off a bye, the Saints take on a Buffalo defense allowing the second most fantasy points t...

Taking advantage of teams in shambles

Taking advantage of teams in shambles

Trevor Williams Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Eddie Lacy, RB, PackersEddie Lacy has finally convinced me that he is a legitimate option for fantasy teams. I’ve faced my fears, and other Lacy owners should do the same. The Vikings have one of the worst run defenses in the NFL and they currently lead the league in fantasy points allowed per ga...

Centerpiece players continue to rise

Curtis Calhoun Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start - Tony Romo, QB, CowboysRomo has had a Top 5 Fantasy quarterback season so far, throwing for 15 touchdowns and just 5 interceptions on the year. He faces a Lions secondary in Week 8 that has been depleted due to inexperience and injuries. Even though he is playing the Lions in Detroit, expect t...

Mattingly must stay in LA

Mattingly must stay in LA

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 23, 2013


Filed under Men's, 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...

Bringing in new faces; Whelan makes strides as a new Cougar

Evan Baron Evergreen Cross Country reporter

October 23, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

Most incoming freshmen are forced to adjust to living in Pullman. The small-town atmosphere with multiple outdoor activities is usually a new experience, but for Washington State University cross country runner John Whelan, Pullman feels like home. The freshman grew up in Northern California in a sm...

Playing to win

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

October 22, 2013


Filed under Men's, 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 Men's, 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 Men's, 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...

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