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New young pitchers on the rise

By Brent Atkinson, Evergreen columnist

September 12, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

If five years ago someone had said the great Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay would post an earned run average (ERA) of 7.19 in the year 2013, I would have called them crazy.Nonetheless, Halladay’s demise continued this season alongside that of other aging pitchers like R.A. Dickey (last year’s C...

Road win will attract new recuits

Road win will attract new recuits

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

The 10-7 victory the Cougar football team had against USC Saturday was more than just a big step for the program. It was a big step for the game of recruiting.Besides fans, several of the best high school football players on the West Coast for the 2014 and 2015 recruiting class were in attendance on ...

Golf takes the title in season opener

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men's Golf reporter

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

It came down to the wire, but the WSU men’s golf team pulled out the win after 54 holes of golf at the annual Itani Quality Homes Collegiate on Tuesday.Washington State, led by head Coach Garrett Clegg, held a commanding seven-stroke lead over second-place California State (CSU)-Fullerton heading i...

Depsite poor attendance, Zduriencik deserves to stay

Depsite poor attendance, Zduriencik deserves to stay

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2013


Filed under Men's

The number of seagulls circling the catwalks might’ve eclipsed the number of baseball fans in actual seats on Monday night at Safeco Field.The Mariners are in the midst of a disappointing losing season, and fans are growing impatient. Many have questioned the job security of General Manager Jack Zd...

New club brings champion attitude

New club brings champion attitude

By Jonah Simental, Evergreen Club Sports reporter

September 10, 2013


Filed under Club Sports

Watching his older brother wrestle at a youth tournament, Chris Gambino became inspired to start the journey that brought him to WSU as the Wrestling Club head coach.“I wanted to walk in his footsteps and forever I did, until I finally made my own path,” Gambino said.Gambino, a former wrestler ...

Jensen named assistant

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2013


Filed under Men's

A mere four months after his arrival in Pullman, Rod Jensen has earned himself a promotion.Washington State University men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone announced Monday that Jensen has been promoted to the role of assistant coach, filling the vacancy when Ben Johnson announced his departure jus...

Cougs emerge confident after upset victory

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 10, 2013


Filed under Men's

Confidence exudes from the Washington State Cougar football team after its first win of the season against USC, a ranked opponent.  At Monday’s press conference, Head Coach Mike Leach and his players all expressed the need to focus on the upcoming game against Southern Utah. However, it seems t...

Soccer snags win over the Wildcats

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Women's

The undefeated record is still intact for the Washington State University women’s soccer team after a win Sunday afternoon against the Weber State Wildcats.The team improved its record to 4-0-1 after the 1-0 win courtesy of a seventh minute goal from junior midfielder Nicole Setterlund.Setterlund’...

Can’t be beat; volleyball dominates home tournament

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Women's

Two weeks into the season, and the Washington State University volleyball team has yet to lose.With three sweeps in four matches, WSU won the Cougar Challenge Tournament over the weekend to move to 7-0 on the season.Cougar junior middle blocker Ver’Leea Hardaway was named tournament MVP, while juni...

Men’s golf starts the season off in Pullman

Men’s golf starts the season off in Pullman

By Shaun Knight, Evergreen Men’s Golf reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Men's

Men’s golf is back in the Palouse.The Washington State University Cougars will host the fifth annual Itani Quality Homes Collegiate Monday and Tuesday as part of the team’s home opener for the 2013-14 golf season.The Itani Quality Homes Collegiate will make its fifth appearance at Pullman’s Pal...

Cougars beat USC

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 9, 2013


Filed under Men's

Senior cornerback Damante Horton intercepted two passes and carried one back for a touchdown in a 10-7 upset over the No. 25 ranked USC Trojans on Saturday night.The Washington State Cougars brought a stalwart defense to the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum and held the Trojans to single-digit points at home...

Soccer plays to a stalemate in Boise

By Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 6, 2013


Filed under Women's

The Washington State University women’s soccer team left the field in Boise, Idaho, Thursday with a double overtime draw.Weather was an issue during the game, and the start time was pushed back 30 minutes due to a lightning storm.At the beginning of the 14th minute, another 30 minute lightning storm...

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