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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...

Cross country holds Alumni ‘Rust Buster’ Open

Cross country holds Alumni ‘Rust Buster’ Open

JASMIN SNYDER, Evergreen reporter

September 4, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

It was a bright and beautiful Friday on the Palouse for the first race of the 2018 cross country season at the Colfax Golf Club. The WSU cross country team held the Alumni “Rust Buster” meet to start the season. Senior Nathan Wadhwani said the event was mostly to set a baseline for training during...

Silvels, Taylor both ready to step up

Silvels, Taylor both ready to step up

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 4, 2018


Filed under Columns, Features, Sports

The question of who would replace former linebacker Frankie Luvu at the rush linebacker position. May have been put to rest. In fact, there might be a new, but entirely different question: who do you start? Redshirt freshman linebacker Willie Taylor III or sophomore linebacker Dominick Silvels? My...

Former Cougs signed to NFL practice squads

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 2, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU quarterback Luke Falk, wide receiver River Cracraft and linebacker Frankie Luvu were cut from NFL rosters Saturday, but today all three were signed to practice squads. Falk was cut by the Tennessee Titans who drafted him in the sixth round of the 2018 NFL Draft at 199th overall and signed...

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

Cougars capture season opener in Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU football defeated the University of Wyoming 41-19 Saturday afternoon on the road in Laramie, Wyoming, for the team’s 2018 season opener. If you never watched the second quarter, you would have thought this game was a blow out because in the second quarter the Cougars surrendered 14 points via...

Volleyball sweeps Northern Iowa

Volleyball sweeps Northern Iowa

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

The cougars stay undefeated after upsetting the University of Northern Iowa

Former Cougars get cut from NFL rosters

Former Cougars get cut from NFL rosters

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Mens, Showcase, Sports

Three former standouts at WSU reportedly cut from teams

Volleyball upsets No. 17 Panthers in first of two games

Volleyball upsets No. 17 Panthers in first of two games

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball took down No. 17 University of Northern Iowa on Friday in four sets at the McLeod Center in Cedar Falls, Iowa. The Cougars (3-0) started the first set just how they had left off their last match, on a run that helped them pull away from their opponent. The Cougars started the first...

WSU wins tough battle in Nebraska

WSU wins tough battle in Nebraska

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU improved to 4-0 on the season after taking down the University of Nebraska on Friday in a comeback victory. The Cougs fell behind early as the Cornhuskers capitalized on a penalty kick, but the hosts would have their unbeaten streak snapped when WSU struck twice in the second half to win the...

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