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Erick Decker

Erick Decker

DAVID EULITT

September 5, 2013

Denver Broncos wide receiver Eric Decker (87) caught a second-half touchdown pass between the defense of Kansas City Chiefs free safety Kendrick Lewis (23) and Kansas City Chiefs defensive back Jalil Brown (30) on Sunday, December 30, 2012, at Sports Authority Field in Denver, Colorado. (David Eulit...

Women’s Soccer travels to Idaho to battle Broncos

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen Soccer reporter

September 5, 2013

After strong performances at home over the weekend, the WSU women’s soccer team heads to southern Idaho to take on the Boise State Broncos today at 4 p.m.The Cougs hope to carry the momentum of two shutout victories over the weekend on the road and continue the solid all-around play.“We went out and ha...

Johnson leaves WSU men’s basketball

Johnson leaves WSU men’s basketball

From staff reports

September 5, 2013

Ben Johnson, the only assistant coach to make the transition from Tony Bennett’s coaching staff to Ken Bone’s, is leaving the WSU men’s basketball program.The departure was announced on Tuesday, ending Johnson’s nine-year coaching stint in crimson and gray. He saw the Cougars appear in the NCAA Tourname...

Leach will produce a succesful season

Brigette Larsen, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013

Hiring Mike Leach was a firm step in a positive direction for the Washington State football team.Leach provokes an undeniable confidence in both players and fans. When Leach stepped in two years ago, Cougar spirit became so alive it was almost tangible. His strong record at Texas Tech proved his ability to...

Underdogs in college football keep the sport entertaining

Shaun Knight, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2013

September is finally here.That means College football is officially underway. Roaring fans, superstar plays, and big hits. It’s Saturday football, and it’s here. Despite what you think you love about the game, though, there’s one aspect of college football that keeps our interest piqued year a...

Offensive line shows promise

Evan Baron, Evergreen columnist

September 3, 2013

Despite the 24-31 loss to Auburn on Saturday, there is one positive note that WSU head football coach Mike Leach and his staff can take away from this game; the strong performance by the offensive line.The play of the line is one of the main reasons why WSU could compete against Auburn. The Air Raid ...

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Soccer stays perfect during two-game homestand

Kurt Schroeder, Evergreen soccer reporter

September 3, 2013

WSU women’s soccer protected their home field against two regional opponents over the weekend.The team defeated the Idaho Vandals 5-0 in its first home game of the season Friday afternoon, and then followed with a 1-0 victory over Eastern Washington Sunday.Scoring was hard to come by in Sunday’s...

Cougars fall short in season opener

Chris Shaw, Evergreen football reporter

September 3, 2013

Turnovers and missed opportunities characterized the Cougars’ play in their first game of the 2013 football season. Quarterback Connor Halliday threw three interceptions and couldn’t lead the team down the field at the end of the game, allowing Auburn to win 31-24 on Saturday night in Alabama.“I think...

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Volleyball serves the competition in Black Knights Invitational

Brett Gleason, Evergreen volleyball reporter

September 3, 2013

Freshman Kyra Holt powered the Washington State University volleyball team to three wins and a tournament victory this past weekend in West Point, N.Y. at the Black Knights Invitational.The Cougars (3-0) followed a sweep of Alabama (2-1) on Saturday morning with a 3-2 victory over Seton Hall (1-2) t...

Cross Country off to the races Saturday

Evan Baron, Evergreen Cross Country Reporter

August 30, 2013

The WSU cross country team starts their season Saturday as they travel to Spokane to compete in the Clash of the Inland Northwest meet."It's a good meet," WSU Cross Country Coach Tim Riley said in a press conference. "The distance is about right for this time of the season and has good competition."S...

Cougars prepare to take on Tigers

Chris Shaw

August 30, 2013

WSU’s Cougars will get an early taste of Southeastern Conference football Saturday when they travel to Auburn to play their first game of the season.Both teams will look to redeem themselves after identical 3-9 records in 2012.“We spent a lot of last year pushing effort,” Head Coach Mike Leach said...

Volleyball headed east

Brett Gleason

August 30, 2013

Across the country in West Point, N.Y., the WSU volleyball team starts their 2013 season filled with high expectations.The Cougars will take on Alabama, Seton Hall University and host team Army during the two-day tournament beginning Saturday.“I think we’re definitely ready to play a match,” WS...

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