The Daily Evergreen

Clear and not so clear for takeoff

Trevor Williams Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Justin Blackmon, WR, JaguarsJustin Blackmon is available in 20 percent of all Yahoo! leagues. Since coming off of his suspension, Blackmon has begun to establish himself as one of the most trustworthy fantasy targets available to fantasy owners. With Bye Weeks and injuries ramping up, see ...

Injuries creating waiver wire sleepers

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 17, 2013


Filed under Sports

Start – Nick Foles, QB, EaglesWith Michael Vick out again this week, Foles remains the man for the Eagles. Last week Foles turned in an impressive four-touchdown performance while not committing a turnover, and this week he takes on a Cowboys defense that allowed the most fantasy points to opposing quarterb...

It’s not about the location

It’s not about the location

Evan Baron Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Major League Baseball is unique in that when the batter on the away team steps into the batter's box, the noise from the home crowd has no influence.The crowd noise can't affect the communication line between the batter and his third base coach. The third base coach doesn't shout out the call as if he we...

Staying mentally tough

Staying mentally tough

Daniel Rodriguez Evergreen Women's Golf reporter

October 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

With a golf course in her backyard, junior golfer Kristen Rue was destined to play on the green.“As a little girl I would always go to my parent’s golf lessons,” Rue said. “I think that’s how I got into it; I’m just surrounded by it.”Even today she has the support of her parents as she...

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Time for a change; three moves the M’s need to make

Brent Atkinson Evergreen columnist

October 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The Seattle Mariners now own the third longest current playoff drought in Major League Baseball, with 12 consecutive seasons without a postseason appearance.  They also own the third longest current pennant drought in the MLB, as they have never won a pennant in their 37-year existence. With each passi...

A quarterback on the soccer pitch

A quarterback on the soccer pitch

Trevor Williams Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Most young athletes have experienced that moment where they no longer wanted to run, where the laziest alternative seems the best. For WSU redshirt junior goalkeeper Gurveen Clair, this moment came during her first select soccer tryout.“I hated to run as a kid,” Clair said. “But, we had just...

Beating themselves

Bridgette Larsen Evergreen Football reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Saturday’s football game against Oregon State ended in a blowout defeat with a score of 52-24, which included the Cougars giving up 28 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.A feeling of heartbreak filled Martin Stadium that night, beginning with what seemed to be a fake punt. The play stripped WSU...

Just enjoy the ride

Jonah Simental Evergreen Club Sports reporter

October 15, 2013


Filed under Club Sports, Sports

A bike can represent the competitive spirit, a healthy exercise decision and even a life-long passion.For Cycling Club President Zach Bowden, a senior from Vancouver, Wash., he has raced competitively for close to ten years.“What inspires me to keep going is people telling me I can’t do things, i...

Soccer shuts out Buffaloes, falls short to Utes

Soccer shuts out Buffaloes, falls short to Utes

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Washington State women’s soccer team (9-2-3, 2-2-2, Pac-12) fell to the Utah Utes Sunday on the Lower Soccer Field, with Utah being the beneficiaries of a double-overtime game-winning goal that ended the match with a score of 4-3.Utah junior midfielder Katie Taylor scored the game winner in the 104...

Taking flight

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports, Women's

The Washington State University men’s and women’s basketball teams kicked off their 2013-14 campaign in the annual ZZUMania event at Pullman's Bohler Gym Friday night.The event, in its fifth straight year at WSU, was an opportunity for the Pullman faithful to get a first look at both the men’s ...

Cougars collapse against Beavers

Evan Baron Evergreen Football reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

With less than five minutes left in the third quarter, the WSU football team was 2 yards shy of a touchdown that would put them ahead of the Oregon State Beavers.Redshirt junior quarterback Connor Halliday received the snap and threw a jump ball in the back left corner of the end zone, which senior wi...

Win some, lose some

Win some, lose some

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 14, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

A split of its weekend matches moved the Washington State University volleyball team to 15-4 (2-4) on the season.After an upset victory over No. 16 Arizona State Friday night, the Cougars dropped a close match to Arizona (13-5, 3-3) Sunday afternoon.The Cougars notched their first victory over a ran...

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