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In the Dawghouse; WSU men’s basketball faces Rival UW

Evan Baron | Evergreen men's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014

The men’s basketball team is hungry to get its first Pac-12 road win of the season, and the Cougars’ next entree is a matchup on the road at 7 p.m. tonight against their bitter rival the Washington Huskies.“UDub is obviously our rival, but more importantly it’s a game that we could win, a game that is very capable of winnin...

Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Close, but no cigar; Cougar baseball falls short to Matadors

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 28, 2014

A thriller unfurled on Thursday afternoon when the Cougars and Matadors were locked in a pitcher’s duel that needed extra innings to determine a winner.  Cal State Northridge’s junior catcher, Nick Murphy, singled with two outs in the bottom half of the 10th inning, bringing home senior centerfielder Ranny Lowe from...

Cougs seek success in Seattle

Todd Wakefield competes during the Cougar Indoor Invitational at the Indoor Facility, Feb. 1.

Beau Baily | Evergreen track and field reporter

February 28, 2014

Todd Wakefield wants to win.He’s no stranger to it, having won the 3,000 meter at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships last year. This weekend, he will look to defend his title in addition to scoring well in the mile.“The main thing about championship racing is winning,” senior To...

NCAA hopes slipping away for WSU women’s basketball

Robin Dich | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

February 28, 2014

The Washington State women’s basketball postseason hopes took a hit last night in California. The Cougars (15-14, 9-8) began their final road trip of the season, falling short 75-68 to the California Golden Bears (27-7, 13-4) in overtime.Leading the way for Cal was junior forward Reshanda Gray, who r...

Cougar baseball looks to find bright spot in California

Members of the WSU baseball team gather before a home game against WCU, Feb. 21.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen baseball reporter

February 27, 2014

Snow may have given the Washington State Cougars a break, but that break will not last long, as the baseball team travels to California once again to play a four-game series against Cal State Northridge (4-4) beginning Thursday.Poor weather conditions are expected in Northridge as well, so the teams will pl...

Luzina leads Cougs in battle with Broncos

Jonah Simental | Evergreen tennis reporter

February 27, 2014

The Cougars hit the road hungry for victory as the No. 51 Washington State tennis team (11-2) heads to Boise State today for a match against Broncos (4-4). The tennis team is ready to get back on the grind after a close loss against No. 30 Houston last weekend.“We are preparing like we always do. ...

Back with a vengeance; WSU women’s hoops heads to California

 Sophomore guard Lia Galdeira looks to make a pass during a home game against the California Golden Bears, Feb. 21. 

Robin Dich | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

February 27, 2014

Success in college is meant to be a resume builder, and the Washington State women’s basketball team has the opportunity to do exactly that.The Cougars hope to make a late NCAA Tournament push with victories in their next two games, starting with tonight’s contest against the No. 18 California Golden...

Cougar women led by dynamic scoring duo

Sophomore guard Dawnyelle Awa goes for a layup during a game against the California Golden Bears in Beasley Coliseum, Sunday, Feb. 9.

Zack Menchel | Evergreen women's basketball reporter

February 26, 2014

Fresh off an explosive victory against Oregon Sunday, the WSU women’s basketball team is high-spirited thanks in part to the dual threat of Tia Presley and Lia Galdeira.The pair combined for 59 points against the Ducks and will go down as one of WSU’s all-time best scoring tandems.“When they’re sco...

Last lap

Daniel Rodriguez | Evergreen swimming reporter

February 26, 2014

One may be swimming the last meet of her college career, the other may be simply gaining momentum for her last year as a Cougar. Ultimately, both want to qualify for this year’s Pac-12 Championships.Senior Emma Johansson and junior Alison Mand seek to triumph in this week’s Pac-12 Women’s Swimming...

Welcome back; former Coug returns to fulfill a promise

Evan Baron | Evergreen reporter

February 26, 2014

Though former WSU quarterback Jeff Tuel accomplished the goal of playing in the National Football League, there’s another goal he plans to cross off his list.Tuel is currently enrolled at WSU this semester to finish his degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in busine...

The proof is in the padding

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 26, 2014

Coaches, players and football experts all agree on one thing when it comes to wide receivers and running backs; speed kills. Every year in the NFL, people concerned with the NFL Scouting Combine obsess over the 40-yard dash, attempting to locate that next burner in the incoming rookie class.This yea...

Don’t break the bank; keep Ken Bone

Men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone addresses his team in a huddle during a home game against Utah, Jan. 12.

Robin Dich | Evergreen columnist

February 25, 2014

After reading tweets and other social media posts, I have gathered most Cougar fans’ dream scenario. WSU Athletic Director Bill Moos meets men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone in the locker room of the MGM Grand after another first round exit in the Pac-12 Tournament and gives Bone the boot.Speculati...

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