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Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

Halliday leads Cougars’ rout of SUU

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen Football reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Throngs of people flooded into Martin Stadium Saturday afternoon for the Cougars’ home opener.As a coming-out party in front of the home crowd, WSU football defeated the Southern Utah Thunderbirds 48-10 behind Connor Halliday’s five touchdowns.It wasn’t just the offense that came to play on Sat...

Cross Country men finish second in Seattle; women take sixth

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

The WSU cross country team competed in their longest race of the season over the weekend at the Sundodger Invitational in Seattle.The WSU men competitors finished in second place with a score of 52 points. Senior Andrew Gonzales finished in eighth place and was the top Cougar finisher of the race. Gon...

Staying perfect; volleyball takes home 10th win.

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 16, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

With a trio of sweeps last weekend, the Washington State University volleyball team won the Sam Houston Invitational and improved its season record to 10-0. “We played well all weekend, especially offensively,” WSU Head Coach Jen Greeny said in a press release. “I am really proud of our team.”Freshman ...

Bone announces return of Tim Marrion to WSU men’s basketball staff

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Head Basketball Coach Ken Bone ended what was a rollercoaster week for WSU’s basketball coaching staff with one more change on Friday.Bone announced that Tim Marrion, former WSU men’s basketball coordinator of operations, will arrive back in Pullman in 2013. He will return to the program as the Cougar...

Freshman finds a home

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

Friends don’t let friends go to UW and neither does family.“I don’t even want to say it,” freshman soccer forward Kailiana Johnson said. “I was a Husky fan before my brother went to WSU. Then I actually had a team to root for and a reason to root for them.”Unfortunately for the Huskies, ...

Australia native Doyle hits hard for the Cougs

By Trevor Williams, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

A former rugby player, senior defender Rachael Doyle, gives the word “defense” a new meaning on the soccer pitch.With a big smile, Doyle picked one aspect of her rugby game that transferred over to the pitch.“Hitting people hard and crushing people,” she said while laughing.A native of New Sou...

Brown is a star in the making

Brown is a star in the making

By Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Cougar fans who watched the football game last Saturday witnessed more than an upset victory over USC- they also noticed a specific Cougar football player on the field.Besides WSU cornerback Damante Horton, who recorded two interceptions in the game, another WSU football player was a key contribution t...

Same world series, new blood

By Chris Shaw, Evergreen columnist

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Fewer than 30 days remain in the 2013 Major League Baseball season.That means two things: October is right around the corner, and the World Series trophy is once again up for grabs.The defending champion, the San Francisco Giants, is not in the picture, but a team from the Giants’ division has risen to re...

WSU Hockey Club rallies around coach

WSU Hockey Club rallies around coach

By Jonah Simental, Evergreen Club Sports reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Club Sports

The WSU Hockey Club is gearing up for the grind that stretches into February in preparation for what they promise to be a big season.Coached by former WSU Hockey goalie Chris Soriano, the hockey club plans to make a run towards the Pac-8 playoffs, a feat that the club hasn’t accomplished since the 2...

Coug tackles adversity on and off the field

By Bridgette Larsen, Evergreen Football reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Men's, Sports

Ioane “Junior” Gauta is proving himself on the field as nose tackle for the Washington State football team. At 6 feet 3 inches and 285 pounds, Gauta embodies the strength needed to perform on the field, but his road to success has not been easy.Gauta transferred from junior college in 2012 and wa...

Cougars look to remain undefeated

By Brett Gleason, Evergreen Volleyball reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Sports, Women's

The Washington State University volleyball team ventures into Texas this weekend, bringing a 7-0 record along with them.The Cougars will look to keep their record unblemished as they compete in the Sam Houston Invitational in Huntsville, Texas. Also at the tournament will be Jackson State (1-7), Lamar (1-...

Linton ready to run into a new year

Linton ready to run into a new year

By Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country reporter

September 13, 2013


Filed under Co Ed, Women's

When it comes to competitive running, sophomore CharLee Linton does whatever it takes to out run her opponent.Whether running in a state qualifier meet while battling the flu and still managing to cross the finish line, or proving a college coach wrong about her ability to run at WSU, Linton will never slo...

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