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Proud past of Pelluer

Proud past of Pelluer

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

WSU is a university filled with great tradition and family legacies. However, perhaps no one has closer family ties to the Cougar tradition than sixth-year linebacker Peyton Pelluer. Pelluer is the anchor for the Cougar defense who has helped carry WSU to No. 8 in the College Football Playoff rankings....

Men’s basketball hits Jack Friel court for exhibition match

Men’s basketball hits Jack Friel court for exhibition match

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

The WSU men’s basketball team will get its 2018-19 season underway with an exhibition game against New Hope Christian College on Sunday. Last season, the team started 6-0 and won the Wooden Legacy tournament. The Pac-12 proved tough as the Cougars went 4-14 in conference, finishing with a 12-19...

Following in his father’s footsteps

Following in his father’s footsteps

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 1, 2018


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

As the saying goes, like father, like son. That’s the case for Trey Tinsley, who followed in his dad Scott’s footsteps by playing quarterback at a Pac-12 school. Scott played at University of Southern California from 1978 to 1982 and went undrafted in the 1983 NFL draft. He was then signed...

WSU soccer takes on rivals in Apple Cup

WSU soccer takes on rivals in Apple Cup

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU soccer will host University of Washington on Friday for the Apple Cup and its last game of conference play and the regular season. After an intense game against No. 1 Stanford University on Sunday that ended in a double overtime 1-1 tie, the Cougars look to end their season with a win. Coming...

WSU swim team hosts third home meet of season

WSU swim team hosts third home meet of season

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU swim will take on Northern Arizona University on Friday in Gibb Pool. This will be WSU’s third home swim meet this season and the team will be looking for its first victory in Gibb Pool. WSU is coming off a close victory against across-the-border rival University of Idaho. The final score between...

Cougar volleyball faces Arizona for second time this season

Cougar volleyball faces Arizona for second time this season

JOE CERVANTES, Evergreen reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU volleyball will take on No. 21 University of Arizona in a rematch of what was a thrilling comeback by the Cougars earlier this season. In the previous matchup with Arizona, the Cougars were down 2-0 to start. WSU would claw its way back in the third set and for the rest of the match the...

WSU No. 8 in college football rankings

WSU No. 8 in college football rankings

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars have been ranked No. 8 in the first official College Football Playoff rankings revealed Tuesday afternoon. This is the highest WSU has ever been in the CFP rankings as the team reached No. 13 last season. The top four teams in the final ranking will participate in the playoff at the end...

WSU basketball tops Warner Pacific

WSU basketball tops Warner Pacific

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The WSU women’s basketball team defeated Warner Pacific University in an exhibition match on Monday night by a score of 106-41 in Beasley Coliseum. Redshirt junior forward Borislava Hristova set the tone early for the Cougars as she managed to go 6-7 from inside the paint scoring 14 points and picking...

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

Athlete of the Week: Gardner Minshew II

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU quarterback Gardner Minshew II had another spectacular game Saturday, leading the Cougars to their seventh win of the season as they defeated Stanford University 41-38 on the road. Minshew shredded the Cardinal defense, completing 40 of 50 passes for 438 yards and three touchdowns en route to earning...

WSU Esports holds Fortnite tournament

WSU Esports holds Fortnite tournament

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under esports, Sports

No Truce on the Palouse, a student-run Fortnite duo tournament which featured a $100 Amazon card for each player of the winning team, was held Sunday afternoon in the CUE. Participants paid $15 per duo to play and the goal was to get more kills than the other teams in separate matches. With students...

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Nine Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week nine. No. 10 WSU (Last week: 1) Coug fans took over Palo Alto, California, as redshirt freshman kicker Blake Mazza’s field goal with 19 seconds to play lifted WSU over Stanford University 41-38 Saturday. Quarterback Gardner Minshew II had a big night...

WSU fined $25,000 for storming field

WSU fined $25,000 for storming field

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU has been fined $25,000 as a result of fans rushing the field after the game against University of Oregon on Oct. 20, according to ESPN's Kyle Bonagura. The Cougars were fined for storming the field due to a Pac-12 policy implemented in 2016 that prohibits fans from rushing the field or court. U...

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