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Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

Athlete of the Week: Charisma Taylor

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature, Women's

Charisma Taylor has had a fantastic freshman indoor track and field season so far, reaching the all-time WSU leader board in several events. Taylor, a freshman triple jumper from Nassau, Bahamas, also competes in the long jump and the 60-meter hurdles. Charisma had a fantastic week, topping the leader...

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 4

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 4

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Sports

Washington (Last: 1)   Washington continues to prove they are the class of the Pac-12, handling Oregon and Oregon State on last week’s road trip.  The Huskies face off against second-ranked USC next week before heading across LA to play UCLA.   USC (Last: 6)   USC cat...

WSU returns to Beasley on Wednesday

WSU returns to Beasley on Wednesday

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball returns home after a tough road trip in Oregon where they fell by 13 points to the Beavers on Friday before being defeated by 20 Sunday night against the Ducks. The Cougars now come back to Pullman for a two-game home stand against a pair of Southern California teams. Despite...

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 4

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 4

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

January 29, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

No. 4 Oregon (Last: 1)   The Ducks continue to lead the field of Pac-12 teams, as they are the only remaining undefeated Pac-12 team in conference play after sweeping both of the Washington schools on the road.   No. 14 Utah (Last: 4)   The Utes look to be a rea...

Wide receiver Kainoa Wilson leaves football team

Wide receiver Kainoa Wilson leaves football team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 28, 2019


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

Redshirt junior wide receiver and walk-on Kainoa Wilson has left the Cougar football program, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens confirmed Monday. The reason for Wilson's departure is unknown, but the 5-foot-11, 169 pound wideout made just three catches during his career at WSU. Wilson...

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

Track and field dominates competition in New Mexico

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

January 28, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

WSU track and field split its team to compete in the UW Invitational in Seattle and the New Mexico Team Invitational in Albuquerque last weekend. The Cougars dominated in New Mexico, claiming 10 event victories. On the women’s side, senior Regyn Gaffney earned first place in the 60-meter dash...

Second half collapse haunts WSU in loss to Ducks

Second half collapse haunts WSU in loss to Ducks

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball team fell 78-58 to Oregon on Sunday in Eugene after leading by four points at halftime. The defeat was the Cougars (8-12, 1-6) third straight as the team increased their road winless streak this season to seven. WSU was looking for its first road win against Oregon (12-8,...

Tennis drops first match of year against No. 1 Stanford

Tennis drops first match of year against No. 1 Stanford

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU tennis dropped its first match of the season as they fell to No. 1 Stanford 4-0 Sunday in the second round of the ITA Kickoff Weekend in California. The Cougars (6-1) advanced to the second round after fighting back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Southern Methodist University 4-3 Saturday. In the m...

Ugly offensive performance plagues Cougs in loss to No. 9 Oregon State

Ugly offensive performance plagues Cougs in loss to No. 9 Oregon State

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

A low-scoring affair saw WSU women’s basketball fall to No. 9 Oregon State 52-35 on Sunday in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (7-13, 2-7) shot just 25.5 percent from the field in the game and scored a season-low in points. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said junior guard Chanelle Molina, senior guard Alexys Swedlu...

Tennis fights back from 3-0 deficit to top SMU

Tennis fights back from 3-0 deficit to top SMU

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 27, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

Cougar tennis fought back from a 3-0 deficit to defeat Southern Methodist University 4-3 Saturday in a thrilling match at the ITA Kickoff Classic in Stanford, California. The victory means WSU will face No. 1 Stanford at 2 p.m. Sunday. “This was a total team win,” Head Coach Lisa Hart said...

Cougars stumble in second half against No. 5 Oregon

Cougars stumble in second half against No. 5 Oregon

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

January 26, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

After leading at halftime, WSU women’s basketball fell to No. 5 Oregon 79-64 Friday night in Beasley Coliseum. Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said she saw the Cougars bring a bigger presence on both ends of the court, particularly in the first half. “There’s no question we could walk on that court,...

No. 5 Ducks come to Pullman

No. 5 Ducks come to Pullman

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball returns home to face two ranked opponents after losing to a pair of conference foes in the Bay Area this past weekend. The Cougars (7-11, 2-5) will face No. 5 Oregon on Friday and then battle No.9 Oregon State on Sunday. WSU met these two teams a few weeks ago. The Cougars...

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