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OPINION: Bobi Buckets breaks 2k career points

OPINION: Bobi Buckets breaks 2k career points

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 16, 2020

Most record-setting scorers are successful because of one elite aspect of their game. Whether it is lights-out shooting, unstoppable post moves, explosive athleticism, or unmatched isolation scoring, players typically dominate in one facet. Usually, dominance is not attributed to consistency. Fans...

Shead shut down for rest of season

Shead shut down for rest of season

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 16, 2020

Redshirt senior guard Jaylen Shead will likely not return to play this season due to compounded injuries that he suffered in recent months. Shead first showed signs of injury against Idaho State University in November. He left the game with an apparent leg injury. In the post-game press conference,...

Cougars face ranked Wildcats

Cougars face ranked Wildcats

SHAYNE TAYLOR, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 16, 2020

WSU women’s basketball will face the No. 21 University of Arizona Wildcats at 7 p.m. Friday at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (9-7, 2-2) are coming off back to back conference victories against California and most recently a 66-59 win over the University of Washington. The Wildcats (13-3, 2-3)...

Tennis battles both Seattle U and Idaho

Tennis battles both Seattle U and Idaho

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen women's tennis reporter

January 16, 2020

WSU women’s tennis will begin play in their 2020 Spring Season this Saturday at home in the Hollingbery Fieldhouse. WSU will begin play against the University of Idaho at 12 p.m. and then face Seattle University at 5 p.m. The Cougars recently played in the three-day Weinman Foundation Invitational...

Swimming faces Utah in duel

Swimming faces Utah in duel

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen sports reporter

January 16, 2020

WSU will try and break its dual meet losing streak as they travel to Salt Lake City to face the Utah Utes at 4 p.m. Friday at Ute Natatorium. It is the last Pac-12 matchup of the season for the WSU swim team before it heads to Boise to face Boise State University in its last matchup of the regular...

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

Cougars return to challenge No. 8 Oregon

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

January 15, 2020

The men’s basketball team returns to the Palouse to take on No. 8 University of Oregon at 6 p.m. Thursday at Beasley Coliseum. WSU (10-7, 1-3) comes off two straight Pac-12 losses for the first time this season to the California Golden Bears and the Stanford Cardinal. Stanford’s victory posted...

Rollin’ in Rolovich

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen reporter

January 15, 2020

A new era of Cougar football is set to begin as WSU hired former University of Hawai’i coach Nick Rolovich Monday night. Rolovich replaces Mike Leach, who left WSU Thursday for a head coaching job at Mississippi State. The former coach for Hawai'i agreed in principle to a five-year contract,...

OPINION: What we can expect from Rolovich

OPINION: What we can expect from Rolovich

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

January 15, 2020

With the recent hiring of former University of Hawaii head football coach, there are a lot of questions surrounding the WSU football team. There is uncertainty whenever a team hires a new coach, and the Cougars are no different. It is still possible to look ahead and try to figure out what to expect...

OPINION: Leach’s departure: good or bad for the program?

OPINION: Leach’s departure: good or bad for the program?

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen columnist

January 14, 2020

Mike Leach taking the job as the Mississippi State head coach was a big, unforeseen blow to the football team and entire university. Mike Leach gave WSU eight great years, including the best season in Cougar football history, and his presence will be missed in Pullman both on and off the field. While...

Spurrier Jr., Mele, Miller and Brock dip

Spurrier Jr., Mele, Miller and Brock dip

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen reporter

January 14, 2020

A handful of WSU assistant coaches are following former head coach Mike Leach to Mississippi State Monday night. The Spokesman Review reported that Steve Spurrier Jr., Eric Mele, Mason Miller and Matt Brock would all be leaving Pullman and joining Mike Leach’s new staff in Starkville. Spurrier Jr....

Cougars split the Boeing Apple Cup Series

Cougars split the Boeing Apple Cup Series

SAM GRANT, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2020

WSU women’s basketball traveled to Seattle to take on the University of Washington Huskies Saturday afternoon, resulting in a 66-59 win for WSU. The Cougars (9-7, 2-2) split the Boeing Apple Cup Series with UW (10-5, 2-2). Redshirt senior forward Borislava Hristova finished the game with 20 points....

Cougars win fifteen in Hawaii

Cougars win fifteen in Hawaii

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

January 13, 2020

WSU women’s tennis opened the 2020 Spring Season winning 15 out of 24 matches this weekend at the Weinman Foundation Invitational. The tournament took place Thursday through Sunday at the University of Hawai’i Tennis Complex. This was the sixth time the Cougars have started their spring schedule...

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