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Danny Lawhorn no longer with WSU

From staff reports

October 12, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Men's basketball Head Coach Ken Bone announced Friday that junior guard Danny Lawhorn has left WSU and is no longer a member of the team. "We wish him nothing but the best in his future endeavors," Bone said. Lawhorn was expected to play significant minutes for the Cougars at the guard position. H...

Cougs battle Beavers at home

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The annual Dad’s Weekend has arrived in Pullman, and the Washington State Cougars will play in front of a sold-out Martin Stadium against the Oregon State Beavers.The Saturday game will mark the first Pac-12 matchup in Pullman this season and could be a statement game for the Cougars if they win. And if...

From Belgium to the Palouse; the journey of a star

Jonah Simental Evergreen Tennis reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

When friends of Lize Leenknecht began receiving tennis scholarships to universities, a dream was born and a journey began – that journey took her from Belgium to the Palouse.Leenknecht, now a sophomore, is living her dream of competing at the collegiate level in tennis, which she started playing at...

Passion for the pool

Adam Loewy Evergreen Swimming reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

She might be one of the preeminent swimmers on the WSU swim team, but she is passionate about more than just the pool. Junior Alison Mand loves to travel the world and bond with her teammates outside of the water.Mand knew she wanted to be part of the Cougar community on her first campus visit, when she o...

A true student athlete

A true student athlete

Trevor Williams Evergreen Soccer reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

"Sapiosexual" sounds like a vocabulary word destined to make an English student cringe on their midterm. For WSU soccer midfielder Mesa Owsley, the word is a representation of her passion.“I love learning,” Owsley said. “My mom actually just sent me the word (sapiosexual), and it’s where you’re ...

Dominating the game at every level of competition

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Haley MacDonald is no stranger to success on the volleyball court.While attending Henry M. Jackson High School in Everett, Wash., both MacDonald and fellow Cougar freshman Emmy Allen were a part of four state tournament teams.The duo grabbed a 4A State Championship their sophomore year in 2010. They also...

NFL Teams on the rise and on the decline

NFL Teams on the  rise and on the decline

Chris Shaw Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

The current NFL season has thrown in several surprises and disappointments for fans and experts alike.The Cleveland Browns are tied for the lead in the AFC North Division. The Kansas City Chiefs are still undefeated.Perennial powerhouses like the Pittsburgh Steelers and the San Francisco 49ers have s...

Returning to the hardwood

Returning to the hardwood

Brett Gleason Evergreen Volleyball reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

From 1994-97, current WSU Assistant Volleyball Coach Shannon Hunt shared the hardwood in Bohler Gym with current Volleyball Head Coach Jen Greeny, including the 1996 campaign when the Cougs advanced all the way into the Elite Eight of the NCAA Championship Tournament.Hunt became the first player in ...

ZZUMania gets set to tip off

Shaun Knight Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Features, Sports

For the fifth consecutive year, Washington State University will play host to the basketball-themed fan event ZZUMania tonight in Bohler Gym.The event, which is set to begin at 8:30 p.m., celebrates the opening of the 2013-14 basketball season and is headlined by appearances from the WSU men’s and women...

Motivated by family

Chris Shaw Evergreen Football reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Before every game, defensive tackle Kalafitoni Pole gets a simple reminder of what he needs to do out on the field. He hears it from his coaches, too, but this reminder hits a little closer to home. It comes from his father in the form of a text.Pole said his dad always tells him that he needs to play...

Protecting Ol’ Crimson

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen reporter

October 11, 2013


Filed under Features, Sports

For the 139th straight week, the Cougar flag known as Ol’ Crimson will fly on the set of ESPN College GameDay Saturday. However, this time the flag will enter its most hostile environment to date: the University of Washington.Husky and Cougar fans are no stranger to one another, but a Twitter argumen...

Three reasons the Red Sox are poised for a title

Kurt Schroeder Evergreen columnist

October 11, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

If there are a few things the city of Boston is known for, it’s that ear-aching accent, wicked hot ‘chowdah’ and winning championships.“There’s only one postseason. There’s only one fall classic. There’s only one October,” was the catchphrase uttered by comedian and Massachusetts native ...

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