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Cougar baseball drops season opener

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 15, 2014

                An onslaught of offense and dominant pitching from the Cal State Fullerton Titans subdued the WSU Cougars in their first game of the 2014 season.                 Thomas Eshelman, the sophomore ace of the Titans pitching staff, threw seven innings in the first game ...

Zmuda high steps to new heights

Freshmen Daniel Zmuda leaps over a hurdle during a track practice in the Indoor Facility, Wednesday, Feb. 12.

Adam Loewy | Evergreen Track and Field reporter

February 14, 2014

This weekend the Cougar sprinters and jumpers will travel to the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in Albuquerque, N. M., while other track and field members will travel west of the cascades to compete at the Husky Classic in Seattle.  Both competitions are highly anticipated meets as WSU enters the fin...

Crunch time; Cougar women look to feast on road foes

Robin Dich | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 14, 2014

With just six games left to play on the schedule, the Washington State women’s basketball team will look to keep its head above water. WSU (12-12, 6-6) has an even record across the board, which won’t be enough to earn a spot in the NCAA TournamentThe next two games will make or break the Cougars’...

Right off the bat; WSU baseball starts 2014 season

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 14, 2014

Great players, great coaches, and great tradition - that’s what WSU baseball Head Coach Donnie Marbut said the Cougars will face when they play Cal State Fullerton this weekend. As the 2014 season begins for the WSU Cougars, the team will embark on a four-game road trip that begins with a three-game...

Home is where the Hart is

Jonah Simental | Evergreen Tennis reporter

February 14, 2014

The WSU women’s tennis team is set to test its skill against ranked opponents this weekend. The 8-1 Cougars are fresh off a three-game sweep from last weekend when they defeated BYU, UC Santa Barbara and Seattle .“We’re going to try and do what we’ve been doing all season, try to focus on one m...

House cleaning; Cougs aim to avoid sweep

Ike Iroegbu drives the ball during a game against Cal, Feb. 12.

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 14, 2014

After suffering another tough loss, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone and his players can’t keep their heads down as they must focus on their upcoming game at home against the Stanford Cardinal at 4 p.m. tomorrow.“That’s all we talked about in the locker room after the game,” Bone said ...

Overtime heartbreak; Cougs drop close contest to Golden Bears

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 13, 2014

With five seconds remaining in overtime, WSU freshman guard Ike Iroegbu stepped to the free throw line with his team down by three points to the California Golden Bears.Iroegbu hit the first free throw and then intentionally missed the second with the hope of grabbing an offensive rebound.However, Cal...

Cruz-ing down the wrong path

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 13, 2014

The Seattle Mariners’ personnel moves during the past decade and a half, since their magical 2001 season, seems as if they have done nothing but continually sabotage the roster with terrible trades and ridiculous signings. For those who don’t know of some of the Mariners’ past head scratchers, le...

Catching on quickly

Junior catcher P.J. Jones at practice, Tuesday, Feb. 11.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

February 13, 2014

Getting named after his father put junior catcher P.J. Jones Jr. in a pickle. The ‘P’ stands for Patrick, just like his dad who he looks up to more than anybody else. The ‘J’ stands for Jones, so the roster lists his name as Patrick Jones Jones Jr., if someone were to read it out all the way. J...

Team hunger remains after coming up empty at home

Zack Menchel | Evergreen Women Basketball reporter

February 12, 2014

The Cougars shocked the Pac-12 with a 5-0 start in conference play during the month of January. However, injuries and the reality of a rigorous schedule have seen Washington State post a 1-6 record against conference foes since then."We got a nice win on the road against a USC team that was getting r...

Bear witness; Cougar men’s basketball battles Cal

Redshirt senior D.J. Shelton leads the team onto the court during a home game against Oregon, Jan. 26.

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 12, 2014

After losing two straight games on the road last week, WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone is looking for a way to fix his team’s struggles.The answer may be with the home environment of Beasley Coliseum, which the Cougars will experience tonight in a rematch with the California Golden Bears....

Saved by the Bell; rugby fueled by freshman

Freshman DeShon Bell carries the ball during a rugby practice at Valley Road Playfields, Monday, Feb. 10.

Jonah Simental | Evergreen Club Sports reporter

February 12, 2014

The last couple weekends have proved nothing but triumphant for the Washington State men’s rugby club. Following a win over the Boise State Broncos earlier this month, the club defeated Idaho 61-5 this past Saturday.The win gives WSU a 5-1 record and a top spot in the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Confer...

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