The Daily Evergreen

Round 2; Cougs seek to sweep past the running Utes

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 7, 2014

After defeating rival UW last Saturday the Washington State men’s basketball team took giant leaps forward in its attempt to improve as a unit. With Wednesday night’s loss to Colorado, the Cougars took what feels like 10 steps back.Head Coach Ken Bone said his players hope to dig themselves out ...

Big game hunting

Junior guard Tia Presley reaches for a loose ball during a road game against the Ducks, Jan. 24.

Robin Dich | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 7, 2014

The WSU women’s basketball team has faced bumps in the road in the past two weeks, and the journey to the NCAA Tournament will only get more difficult this weekend when the Cougars host two elite programs.Tonight the Cougars host No. 3 Stanford at 6 p.m. Then, WSU will host No. 22 California at 2 p.m. Sunday...

‘Thunder’ and ‘Lightning’ hit Moscow

Redshirt junior Lucas Sealby competes in the 400-meter dash at the Vandal Open, Jan. 19, 2013.

Beau Baily | Evergreen Track and Field reporter

February 7, 2014

It has been a record breaking beginning to the 2014 campaign, and today the Washington State track and field teams will attempt to continue its quick start out of the blocks.The team will head to Moscow this weekend to participate in the Vandal Indoor and Vandal Open.The Cougars will send 34 men and 23 ...

Welcome to the family

Steve Nugent’s UNC Greensboro team won the Southern Conference regular season title in 2012.

Zack Menchel | Evergreen reporter

February 7, 2014

From the moment he stepped on the frozen campus grounds last week, soccer Head Coach Steve Nugent could feel the family atmosphere at WSU and knew he wanted to be a part of it.Growing up in Boston, Nugent was the youngest of eight children. His upbringing combined with the present situation of raisin...

Rocky road ; Washington State falls to Colorado

Sophomore forward Junior Longrus attempts a layup during a road game against Colorado, Wednesday, Feb. 5.

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 6, 2014

With less than 50 seconds remaining in the game, WSU junior guard DaVonte Lacy dribbled the ball up the court knowing his team was down by seven points. The 6 foot 4, 215-pound guard penetrated the Colorado defense hoping to draw a foul but instead turned the ball over, which summed up the night for the...

Leach’s recruiting strategy more than counting stars

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Football reporter

February 6, 2014

Football players across the nation inked their future on Wednesday as they sent in their letters of intent. WSU added 23 new players to its roster for the 2014 season. That class consists of 13 defensive players and 10 offensive players. Six of the players are already enrolled for the spring semeste...

Banking on the boards

Zack Menchel | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 5, 2014

It wasn’t exactly smooth sailing as Washington State women’s basketball team ventured off on a four-game road trip the past two weeks. The Cougars (12-10, 6-4) returned to the frigid climate of Pullman this week after spending the weekend in sunny Southern California closing out their four-game ...

Give recruits fame, coaches blame

Head Coach Mike Leach gestures during the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium, Nov. 29, 2013.

Beau Baily | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014

It’s signing day, and high school football stars from around the country are getting set to sign letters of intent to play at Washington State.Depending on where you look, WSU is projected to sign a class that will rank somewhere around the nation’s top 50. This is a pretty typical spot for WSU, al...

Success in the Northwest: don’t rain on our parade

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2014

 When the majority of America thinks of the Pacific Northwest (PNW) there are a few things that come to mind; grunge music, rain, coffee, and Microsoft.  Normally the PNW’s athletic success is not the first thing that comes to mind. This may be changing however, as the PNW has seen its share of suc...

Buffaloes beware

Redshirt senior forward D.J. Shelton inbounds the ball from the baseline during a home game against Washington, Saturday, Feb. 1.

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 5, 2014

After defeating rival University of Washington over the weekend and with the return of their leading scorer, the Cougars are trying to forget that they’ve lost seven Pac-12 games. That fresh start begins tonight at 6:30 p.m. when the team travels to Boulder, Colo. to take on the Colorado Buffaloes in...

Cougars add to bad weekend for Broncos

Chris Shaw | Evergreen reporter

February 4, 2014

Experience didn’t matter this weekend for freshman center Josh Vizcaya as he scored three times against the Boise State Broncos, leading the WSU rugby team to victory. The Cougars piled on the scoring in a 44-14 rout of Boise State on the road. Flyhalf Nate Freimund also scored once to add to Vizc...

If Lacy plays, Bone can stay

Then-junior DaVonté Lacy scans the court during a home game against Washington, Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.

Chris Shaw | Evergreen columnist

February 4, 2014

With the return of junior guard DaVonté Lacy, the flow of the Cougar offense returned as well on Saturday against the rival Washington Huskies. Three players, including Lacy, finished in double figures, and the Cougars were able to generate enough scoring to win 72-67, which was only their second v...

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