The Daily Evergreen

Hawks stonewall Broncos, cement their place in history

Brent Atkinson | Evergreen columnist

February 3, 2014

The NFL has experienced a multitude of revolutionary game changers over the years, especially since the beginning of the Super Bowl era in 1967.  It has seen everything from Vince Lombardi’s invention of the zone blocking scheme to Bill Walsh’s West Coast offense to Don Coryell’s invention of t...

Cougar basketball conquers Trojans, out-battled by Bruins

Robin Dich | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporter

February 3, 2014

The Lady Cougars spent their Super Bowl weekend in the state of California as Washington State finished their four-game road trip at USC and UCLA.In Friday’s battle against USC, the Cougars’ previous three-game losing streak came to an end. With a late rally and clutch shots against the Trojans,...

Soccer scores new leader

Chris Shaw | Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2014

The Cougar soccer team has a new face at its helm. Director of Athletics Bill Moos named Steve Nugent the new head coach of women’s soccer at WSU on Thursday. Nugent will be the sixth coach since the program began. “I am confident Steve Nugent is the ideal choice to maintain one of the premier ...

Racking up victories; tennis handles weekend matches

Olga Musilovich and Maria Biryukova play a doubles match at home against Idaho, Jan. 17.

Zack Menchel | Evergreen Tennis reporter

February 3, 2014

Washington State women’s tennis collected two more wins and improved to 5-1 over the weekend at PEAK Racquet Club in Missoula, Mont.The Cougars captured five of six singles matches Friday en route to a 6-1 win over Montana. The match was the first of the season for the Grizzlies.The day saw WSU expe...

Bow down, Dawgs

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

February 3, 2014

The Cougars were on the ropes and one knockout punch away from losing their seventh straight game to their bitter rival, the Washington Huskies. The Huskies (13-9, 5-4) went on a 15-9 run to open up the second half against the Cougars which helped them edge to an eight point lead with 13:40 left in the ...

Freshman vaults to victory

Adam Loewy | Evergreen Track and Field reporter

February 3, 2014

The Washington State track and field teams won a total of 20 events at the Cougar Indoor/Multis competition. WSU freshman Dino Dodig led the charge for the Cougars with a freshman record in the heptathlon.  The native of Serbia won the event by accumulating 5,483 points, surpassing Brandon Brownel...

WSU holds off Huskies

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball Reporter

February 1, 2014

With 13:40 left in the second half, Washington guard C.J. Wilcox hit a three pointer to give the Huskies (13-9, 5-4) an eight point lead over the Cougars. It seemed as if Washington was going to pull ahead and win their seventh straight game over the Cougars (9-12, 2-7) in the last three years. Howeve...

Bad Dawgs; WSU men host Huskies

Evan Baron | Evergreen Men's Basketball reporter

January 31, 2014

For the last two years the WSU men’s basketball team has fallen short to its bitter rival, the Washington Huskies. WSU men’s basketball Head Coach Ken Bone and his players are eager to earn back bragging rights when they host the Huskies (13-8, 5-3) at 3 p.m. tomorrow.“It’s always a challenge,...

Tennis travels to Montana

Senior Olga Musilovich prepares for a match against University of Idaho, Jan. 17.

Zack Menchel | Evergreen Tennis reporter

January 31, 2014

The Washington State women’s tennis team will compete in Montana today and tomorrow in the second half of the four-match road trip against the Montana Grizzlies and Minnesota Golden Gophers.Montana will play in their season opener, while Minnesota posted a 4-0 record leading into the meeting with ...

Regaining their rhythm

Robin Dich and Bridgette Larsen | Evergreen Women's Basketball reporters

January 31, 2014

The blazing hot start the WSU women’s basketball team was off to has been doused by three-straight conference losses. Instead of returning to Beasley to reap the benefits of a home series, the Cougars (11-9, 5-3) complete the second half of a four-game road trip this weekend in Los Angeles. They will ...

Cougars come home for indoor meet

Beau Baily | Evergreen Track and Field reporter

January 31, 2014

The Washington State track and field teams are off and running in 2014 and looking to turn in another productive season.This weekend the Cougar track team will return to Pullman to host the Cougar Indoor meet today and tomorrow.Sophomore Dominique Keel is one WSU sprinter who is especially eager to ...

Higher learning

Chris Shaw | Evergreen Baseball reporter

January 30, 2014

In a group of student-athletes, Cougar senior catcher Collin Slaybaugh truly is a student first. Slaybaugh was homeschooled up until high school by choice, and he finished his degree at WSU because of the head start he got once he reached high school. “It got me to focus more on what I wanted to do,...

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