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Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

Regardless of how WSU fares in its home opener against San Jose State University, it will be nearly impossible to top the historic matchup 63 years ago. The game took place on Rogers Field just adjacent to where Martin Stadium currently stands. The now-practice fields of WSU football hosted a game...

Football holds home opener

Football holds home opener

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

WSU football will be heavy favorites this weekend as they take on San Jose State University in its home opener. Last time out the Cougars (1-0) traveled to Laramie to face University of Wyoming (1-1) for their first game of the season and WSU came out on top 41-19. Starting Sunday night after the...

Finding a way out

Finding a way out

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

A bed in a Motel 6, the backseat of a Chevrolet TrailBlazer and the floor of a church: all places James Williams II had to sleep and call home for about a year as his family made the transition from Toledo, Ohio, to Burbank, California. It wasn’t easy, but the redshirt junior running back got through...

Coaching with Hart

Coaching with Hart

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

There is a familiar face back in Pullman — Trang Huynh has returned to the Palouse. Huynh was a member of the 2015-16 tennis team for her senior year of college after she transferred from Troy University to join the Cougars. The native of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, left WSU with degrees in psychology...

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

From a recruitment host to being in each other’s weddings, WSU women’s volleyball Head Coach Jen Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon Hunt have stronger relationship than most coaches. Hunt is a year older and hosted Greeny on her recruitment trip to WSU. Greeny said there were a lot of factors...

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

WSU and University of Idaho are separated by nine miles; however, at the Lower Soccer Field on Thursday night, it was three goals that separated the Cougars and Vandals. Head Coach Todd Shulenberger was impressed with his team’s performance. “Coming off two big road wins, I wanted to see how...

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

WSU hosts Cougar Challenge tourney

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 23 WSU volleyball hosts the Cougar Challenge, a three-game tournament featuring non-conference opponents. The match against McNeese State University will serve as WSU’s home opener. Beating a high ranked team on the road is no easy task, but WSU volleyball accomplished that feat twice last weekend. Those...

No. 17 Cougar soccer takes on Palouse rivals

No. 17 Cougar soccer takes on Palouse rivals

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 17 WSU begins a 3-game home streak, opening against the University of Idaho on Thursday. This will be the first time in three years the Palouse rivals meet. This season, the Cougs remain undefeated with a 4-0 record, while the neighboring Vandals are 2-3. “They’re [Idaho] a hard, physical...

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

Week One Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

September 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Every week this season, I will be assessing the play of each of the six teams in the Pac-12 North division and ranking them. Here is how the teams stack up after week one.   No. 10 Stanford University   Despite looking sluggish in the first half against San Diego State University, the Cardinal f...

Portion of State Route 26 to close over football season

CARMEN JARAMILLO, Evergreen reporter

September 5, 2018


Filed under Football, News, Pullman Community, Sports, WSU Pullman campus

A bridge on State Route 26 will be undergoing repairs later this month with potential impacts on travel to and from Pullman during WSU football season. Drivers headed east and westbound along State Route 26 through Othello will be rerouted south to Connell before rejoining State Route 26. The project...

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

Athlete of the Week: Taylor Mims

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen columnist

September 4, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week for Aug. 26 - Sept. 1 is Cougar volleyball’s senior outside hitter Taylor Mims. Mims has played a crucial role in the success of the undefeated No. 23 WSU (4-o) volleyball team so far this season. Each match this season, Mims has led the team in kills and started...

Esports Fall Fest follows worldwide video game trend

Esports Fall Fest follows worldwide video game trend

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Sports, Top-feature

WSU Esports club hosted the Fall Fest Open Local Access Network (LAN) event Saturday afternoon in conjunction with other gaming clubs. The event ran for eight hours and provided entertainment, food and prizes to those who paid the $5 entry fee. In recent pop culture, technology has become an essential...

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