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WSU looks for first road win of season

WSU looks for first road win of season

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men's basketball will meet at a neutral site to face Montana State on Sunday. Both teams will be traveling to Kennewick, Washington, to play in the Cougars eighth game of the season. WSU (5-2) is coming fresh off a win against border-rival Idaho (3-5). The final result was a 90-70 WSU victory...

WSU downs border rivals at home Wednesday

WSU downs border rivals at home Wednesday

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Uncategorized

A battle took place on the basketball court as the neighboring Idaho Vandals traveled across the border to face WSU men’s basketball Wednesday in Beasley Coliseum. After losing to Idaho 91-64 last season, WSU came back this year by taking a 90-70 victory. “They’ve beaten us three out of the...

Cougars take home Pac-12 awards

Cougars take home Pac-12 awards

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has been named Pac-12 Coach of the Year and quarterback Gardner Minshew II is the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year. Leach won his award after leading WSU to a 10-win season for the fifth time in program history and the first since 2003. This was an impressive accomplish...

Alamo Bowl marks disappointing end to great season

Alamo Bowl marks disappointing end to great season

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The selections for this year's bowl games were revealed Sunday, leaving all of WSU in shock as the No. 13 Cougars did not make a New Year’s Six bowl game. Instead, they ended up in the Valero Alamo Bowl against Iowa State. With the stunning year WSU has had, Coug fans were extremely disappointed...

‘We’re very disappointed with where we ended up’

‘We’re very disappointed with where we ended up’

JOHN SPELLMAN and KATIE ARCHER

December 3, 2018


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

No. 13 WSU football learned Sunday that it will face No. 24 Iowa State on Dec. 28 in the Valero Alamo Bowl in San Antonio, Texas. The Cougars (10-2, 7-2) were hoping to receive a bid to a New Year’s Six bowl game, but fell short of being ranked inside the top-12 in the final College Football Playoff...

Volleyball advances to Sweet Sixteen

Volleyball advances to Sweet Sixteen

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

For the first time since 2002, WSU volleyball will be playing in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA Tournament after defeating Tennessee in four sets Saturday in Bohler Gym. This year marks the third consecutive season the Cougars (23-9, 12-8) made it to the second round of the tournament and their first...

Men’s basketball falls to New Mexico State 69-63

Men’s basketball falls to New Mexico State 69-63

ALEX STEVENSON, Evergreen reporter

December 2, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports

WSU men's basketball couldn't bounce back from its slow start as it fell to New Mexico State 69-63 on Saturday. The Cougars failed to extend their win streak to four games as they traveled to play the Aggies. The Cougars (4-2) got off to a slow start as the Aggies (6-1) opened the game on a 13-2...

Cougars beat Broncos in second-straight 90-plus point win

Cougars beat Broncos in second-straight 90-plus point win

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball defeated Boise State 95-71 on Saturday afternoon in Beasley Coliseum. The Cougars (4-4) extended their winning streak to three games and their 95 points is tied for the 10th most they have ever scored in a single game. This is the first time in program history the Cougars...

Volleyball downs Northern Arizona to advance to second round

Volleyball downs Northern Arizona to advance to second round

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

December 1, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

No. 16 seed WSU volleyball hosted and defeated Northern Arizona 4-1 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday. Service errors were the story of the first set for the Cougars (22-9, 12-8) as on three occasions, WSU failed to serve the ball over the net. Even with these three service errors,...

Women’s basketball meets Boise State in Beasley Coliseum

Women’s basketball meets Boise State in Beasley Coliseum

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball hasn't had the start to the season they were looking for after opening non-conference play with a 2-5 record. Despite this, the Cougars will look to turn it around at home against Boise State on Saturday. “I don’t think I would’ve thought that we would’ve been 2-4...

Men’s basketball faces New Mexico State

Men’s basketball faces New Mexico State

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men's basketball will travel to Las Cruces, New Mexico, to take on New Mexico State at 6 p.m. Saturday. The Cougars’ last game was Tuesday which resulted in a 103-94 win against California State Northridge. The Aggies (5-1) are on a three-game win streak and are 3-1 at home this season. Coming...

Cougars drop Dons by 30 points

Cougars drop Dons by 30 points

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball captured a 30-point victory over the San Francisco Dons on Thursday night by a final score of 91-61. The Cougars led the entire duration of the game and maintained a constant physical presence on defense. Forcing a total of 28 turnovers, at least one from every player on the...

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