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Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 5

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 5

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 3 Oregon (Last: 1) Oregon continues their dominant start to conference play as they remain undefeated, they took on a tough Utah team before dominating Colorado 102-43, both wins happening on the road.  No. 7 Oregon State (Last: 4) The Beavs were also able to sweep the mountain sc...

Athlete of the Week: Emmanuel Wells Jr.

Athlete of the Week: Emmanuel Wells Jr.

TY EKLUND, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Call him the crimson speedster or a real roadrunner, junior track athlete Emmanuel Wells Jr. has trails of flame with his record speeds. With a new year comes new records to break. Wells made viewers go wide-eyed and whistle at the Bronco invite in Nampa, Idaho. There, he won the 200-meter dash and...

College transfer rule seems cruel to student-athletes

College transfer rule seems cruel to student-athletes

ALEX BIVIANO, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

College students have the ability to change their university relatively freely. Student-athletes are held to a different standard and have restricted options when it comes to leaving sub-optimal conditions. This year, transfers played a big role in college football as many talented players excelled...

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 5

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 5

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

February 5, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

Washington (Last: 1) The Huskies just missed out on an AP Top-25 spot after sweeping aside Los Angeles to improve to a perfect 9-0 in conference play. UW looks for conference wins No. 10 and 11 next week in Arizona.   Arizona State (Last: 4)   The Sun Devils knocked off ...

Track shatters record books in Cougar Indoor

Track shatters record books in Cougar Indoor

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field had an impressive showing in its second home indoor meet of the season this weekend. The team won an impressive 11 events in the Cougar Indoor over the course of Friday and Saturday. “We are in that time of year where every meet is super important,” said Wayne Phipps, director...

Trojans slip past Cougars in LA

Trojans slip past Cougars in LA

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 3, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball lost its sixth straight game Sunday in Los Angeles against USC 81-73 in a back-and-forth contest. The Cougars (7-15, 2-9) got off to a hot start thanks to junior guard Chanelle Molina who hit a trio of three-pointers in the first three minutes. Molina ended the first quarter...

Slow start leads Cougs to fifth straight loss

Slow start leads Cougs to fifth straight loss

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball fell to USC 93-84 on Saturday night at Beasley Coliseum. This victory ends a five-game road losing streak for the Trojans while the Cougars extend their losing streak to five. The Cougars (8-14, 1-8) started the game with lackluster excitement and failed to score a point in...

Cougars dominate Beavers in Corvallis

Cougars dominate Beavers in Corvallis

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU swim claimed its seven straight victory over Oregon with a 148-114 win over the Beavers on Friday night in Corvallis. Head Coach Matt Leach was impressed with the way the Cougars handled the adversity they experienced in their meet against the Beavers. “I knew it was going to be a back and...

WSU drops fifth straight game

WSU drops fifth straight game

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 2, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell 83-56 against UCLA on Friday night in Los Angeles. Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova made the first basket of the game. After senior guard Alexys Swedlund made a three-pointer, the Cougars (7-14, 2-8) did not score for almost two minutes. Junior guard Chanelle...

Fredrickson chose track over hockey to come to WSU

Fredrickson chose track over hockey to come to WSU

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

For Peyton Fredrickson, track began as something he did in middle school just to spend time with friends. But eventually, he discovered a talent for the high jump and hasn’t stopped since. Growing up, Fredrickson enjoyed hockey the most, and track was something to do during the offseason with his...

Track and field hosts second indoor meet of year

Track and field hosts second indoor meet of year

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field returns home to host the Cougar Indoor on Friday and Saturday after picking up 10 event victories in New Mexico this past weekend. The meet kicks off 12:30 p.m. Friday with the 60-meter hurdles in the women’s pentathlon. Other notable events that will be held that day include...

Cougs battle Trojans in Pullman

Cougs battle Trojans in Pullman

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball will host USC on Saturday hoping to end a four-game losing streak. The Cougars (8-13, 1-7) are coming off an 87-67 loss to UCLA on Wednesday night after the team shot 50 percent from the field in the first half of the game and only trailed by seven points after 20 minutes of...

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