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Pac-12 men’s basketball power rankings

Junior guard Isaac Bonton dribbles down the court against the University of Oregon Ducks on Jan. 16 at Beasley Coliseum. The WSU Cougars won the game 72-61.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

March 3, 2020

1.UCLA The Bruins have officially taken over as the hottest team in the Pac-12 by extending their winning streak to seven games. They started out their weekend by beating the previous hottest team in the conference: Arizona State. UCLA beat the Sun Devils in a back-and-forth affair in which no team led by...

OPINION: Cougars catch experts’ eyes at Combine

Senior wide receiver Dezmon Patmon runs into the end zone against Colorado on Oct. 19 at Martin Stadium.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

March 3, 2020

WSU was well represented over the weekend at the NFL combine at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. Wide receiver Dezmon Patmon and quarterback Anthony Gordon both participated on Thursday, the first day of on-field workouts. Both Cougars performed well for their position groups drawin...

Athlete of the Week: AJ Block

Then-sophomore left-handed pitcher AJ Block throws a pitch on March 8, 2018 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

CODY SCHOELER, Evergreen sports columnist

March 3, 2020

Senior pitcher AJ Block had his best game of the season so far on Saturday against Rutgers University. He picked up his first win of the season, and second of his career, with his six-inning effort in a 10-2 ball game. He also recorded 10 strikeouts for the second game in a row. Block only gave u...

Ducks overpower Cougars

Sophomore guard Cherilyn Molina dribbles up the court against USC on Jan. 24 at Beasley Coliseum.

Carson Brown, Evergreen women's basketball reporter

March 2, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball team lost to the No. 3 University of Oregon Ducks 88-57 Friday night at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene, Oregon. Fouls were the disparity in the contest. The Cougars (11-18, 4-13) committed 17 fouls while the Ducks (27-2, 16-1) committed seven leading to Oregon shooting 2...

Cougars dominate Scarlet Knights

Then-freshman left-handed pitcher Bryce Moyle throws a pitch during the game against Gonzaga on April 3 2018  at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Donovan Blas, Evergreen baseball reporter

March 2, 2020

WSU Baseball secured game one of the three-game series against the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights in Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, Arizona, 9-2.  The Cougars (4-5) offense shined recording nine runs and eight hits. Sophomore pitcher Zane Mills recorded ten strikeouts and gave up two runs...

Cougs up, Knights down

Donovan Blas, Evergreen baseball reporter

March 2, 2020

WSU baseball continues its win streak with a game two win of the three-game series 10-2 against the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights in Peoria, Arizona. In the victory, the Cougars (5-5) continued their offensive fire, putting up 10 runs along with 11 hits. In the third, junior left fielder Justin V...

Multiple swimmers break personal, school records

Then-junior Ryan Falk competes in the 500 yard free style event during the match against Utah on Feb. 16 2019 at Gibb Pool.

VASILI VARLAMOS, Evergreen swim reporter

March 2, 2020

The WSU swim team finished eighth in the Pac-12 Championships this weekend. Although the team finished last, the Cougars (3-7, 0-5) beat their last year's score by 111.5 points. Several Cougars broke both personal and team records this weekend as well. On day three, sophomore Keiana Fountain...

Women’s basketball falls in regular season finale

Freshman center Bella Murekatete attempts to beat USC defense on Feb. 23 at Beasley Coliseum.

CARSON BROWN, Evergreen women's basketball reporter

March 2, 2020

The WSU women’s basketball lost to No. 17 Oregon State University Beavers 73-58 Sunday afternoon in Corvallis, Oregon. The Cougars (11-19, 4-14) have lost seven straight games and move to 0-14 against teams ranked in the top 25. Senior guard Mikayla Pivec led the way for the Beavers (22-8, ...

We own the Apples

Defending UW junior guard Nahziah Carter, WSU junior guard Isaac Bonton draws a foul in the Apple Cup matchup on Feb. 9 at Beasley Coliseum.

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen men's basketball reporter

March 2, 2020

WSU men’s basketball achieved its first road win in conference play by defeating the University of Washington Huskies 78-74 in the HEC Edmundson Pavilion in Seattle. Sophomore forward CJ Elleby led the Cougars (15-14, 6-10) in scoring for the 18th time this season with 21 points on eight of 13 sh...

Baseball wins first series, misses sweep

Then-sophomore left-handed pitcher A.J. Block throws a pitch during the game against Saint Mary’s on March 8, 2018 at Bailey-Brayton Field. The next Cougar baseball game will be on Thursday at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Donovan Blas, Evergreen baseball reporter

March 2, 2020

After two convincing wins, the Cougars fell short in three-game sweep as they lost 6-1 to the Rutgers University Scarlet Knights at Peoria Sports Complex in Peoria, Arizona. WSU had its struggles from both the mound and plate. Five players finished with zero hits and four players recorded one hit. ...

Tennis wins one, drops one in San Diego

Junior Michaela Bayerlova hits the ball against Gonzaga on Feb. 8 at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

Nick Oldham, Evergreen tennis reporter

March 2, 2020

The WSU tennis team fell to No. 32 University of San Diego 4-3 on Friday and defeated the University of California, Santa Barbara 4-2 on Saturday in San Diego, California. University of San Diego (6-4) continues its amazing run by winning a fifth match in a row and knocking off a ranked team in t...

Cougs have four first-place finishers at conference championships

Then-freshman Charisma Taylor competes in the long jump during the WSU Indoor Meet on Jan. 19, 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility. On Saturday, Taylor took first place in the triple jump.

JAN RAC, Evergreen track and field reporter

March 1, 2020

The WSU track and field teams went to Seattle over the weekend to compete in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships. The women’s team tied for fifth and the men’s took home sixth place. Sophomore Charisma Taylor, junior Kreete Verlin and seniors Sam Brixey and Emmanuel “RayRa...

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