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Volleyball looks to continue perfect start

Volleyball looks to continue perfect start

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU volleyball travels to Bowling Green, Kentucky, playing in its second-straight weekend tournament. The team is 7-0 and will look to end the perfect non-conference start at the Western Kentucky University tournament before starting Pac-12 play Thursday in Seattle. Head Coach Jen Greeny said...

WSU golf stumbles in day two of season-opening tourney

WSU golf stumbles in day two of season-opening tourney

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 13, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s golf team landed a 12th place finish in its season-opening tournament Monday and Tuesday. The team traveled to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for the two-day Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational. Of the seven women rostered, only five competed. They played in a total of three rounds ...

Is Cougs matchup with EWU a “trap game?”

Is Cougs matchup with EWU a “trap game?”

JACKSON GARDNER, Assistant sports editor

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

Eastern Washington University  has a good football program. There is no denying that. WSU Head Coach Mike Leach wouldn’t deny that either, and he is one of the more intelligent football minds in the collegiate game. But does he view his matchup against Eastern as a “trap game,” a label often...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Jocelyn Urias

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Sept. 2-9 is Cougar volleyball’s redshirt junior middle blocker Jocelyn Urias. WSU volleyball took on Illinois State University last Friday and Urias was at the forefront of the Cougars 3-1 victory. This would be the first match of the weekend where the team...

Week Two Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Two Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the teams in the Pac-12 North division stack up after week two. No. 9 Stanford University Senior running back Bryce Love rolled as Stanford won a statement game over then-No. 17 University of Southern California 17-3. Love ran for 136-yards and a touchdown on 22 carries for the Ca...

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

Not just five pennies, but one unified nickel

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

Another week has gone by and it’s another clean sheet for the WSU offensive line. Of the 108 passing attempts thrown from graduate transfer Gardner Minshew II and the three attempts from redshirt junior Anthony Gordon, neither quarterback has been taken down for a sack in 2018. That’s a pretty...

Women’s golf starts season Monday

Women’s golf starts season Monday

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU women’s golf will head to Albuquerque, New Mexico, for the opening tournament of the 2018 season. The team will compete at the Branch Law Firm/Dick McGuire Invitational tournament on Monday and Tuesday. Head Coach Kelli Kamimura said the team has grown and developed tremendously over the past...

Fencing club challenges members physically, mentally

Fencing club challenges members physically, mentally

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

Athletes from the WSU fencing club were clashing swords as they practiced in Smith Gym on Thursday night. Fencing is an old practice with cultural references in “The Three Musketeers” and “The Parent Trap.” While it might be easy to describe fencing as sword fighting, fencing is more than...

Cougs shut out Spartans

Cougs shut out Spartans

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated San Jose State University on Saturday night in Martin Stadium 31-0. The Cougars defense clamped down on San Jose State keeping the Spartans off the scoreboard and securing their second straight season with a home opener shut out. It isn’t always the case that the WSU (2-0)...

Keys to the game: San Jose State

Keys to the game: San Jose State

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 8, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

The Cougars enter their home opener as a 35.5-point favorite to beat San Jose State University. That’s a good indication of how this game should go, even if the Cougars don’t cover that colossal spread. However, it isn’t a long shot for them to do it, and if they do, these are my keys to make...

Cougars finish tournament weekend undefeated

Cougars finish tournament weekend undefeated

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Senior outside-hitter Taylor Mims got her 1,000 career-kill as the No. 23 Cougars beat Stony Brook University 3-0 to finish undefeated in the Cougar Challenge tournament. Mims became just the 14th player in WSU women’s volleyball history to reach the 1,000 career kill mark. She did so in the middle...

Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

Cougs finish first day of Cougar Challenge undefeated

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 8, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

Cougs top McNeese State No. 23 WSU volleyball opened the Cougar Challenge with a clean sweep of McNeese State University on Friday in Bohler Gym. The Cougars came out slow in the first couple of sets due to an early start time and a lack of communication by senior outside-hitter Taylor Mims and ...

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