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Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

Is this the real Leach, is this just fantasy football?

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Football Head Coach Mike Leach’s press conferences always have some interesting stories or ideas about certain topics. Monday’s press conference for Leach was no different, with the most interesting topics being about the Pac-12 North division and fantasy football. The Pac-12 Conference has a...

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

Week Eight Pac-12 North power rankings

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Here is how the Pac-12 North teams stack up after week seven. 1. No. 14 WSU (last week: 2) The Cougs carried the College GameDay hype into their game, crushing then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20. The high-flying WSU offense scored 27 unanswered points in the first half, including three ...

WSU will travel to Utah to face Utes for second time this year

WSU will travel to Utah to face Utes for second time this year

JOE CERVANTES, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

Coming off two straight victories over ranked Pac-12 opponents, No. 19 WSU volleyball will travel down to Salt Lake City on Wednesday to take on unranked University of Utah. WSU currently has a 15-5 record with a 6-4 record in the Pac-12 Conference. The Cougars are on a two-game winning streak as...

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

Athlete of the Week: James Williams

SHAWN O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

October 22, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Evergreen Athlete of the Week is James Williams, who is having a breakout season. The redshirt junior running back leads the team in rushing yards, carries and touchdowns, and is second on the team in receptions. He is a true leader on the field, always finding a way to make an impact in the running...

Volleyball downs UCLA

Volleyball downs UCLA

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 23 WSU women’s volleyball got its second win of the perfect weekend against No. 20 University of California, Los Angeles, on Sunday. The Cougs (15-5, 6-4) swept the Bruins (11-6, 6-4) to stay perfect on the year at Bohler Gym. Head Coach Jen Greeny said she was really proud of the way her...

Cougs grab second win against Palouse rivals

Cougs grab second win against Palouse rivals

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU traveled across the border to Moscow on Saturday to compete against University of Idaho at the UI Swim Center. The final result was a 159-139 Cougar victory over UI. En route to the win over the Vandals, the Cougs (2-2, 0-1) won 11 events and posted some of the best times the team has seen all...

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

‘Coming back here, it’s coming home’

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Showcase, Sports

Coug fans all around the nation waited more than 15 years to get the opportunity to have College GameDay come to Pullman. When the news broke that ESPN would be making its appearance, nearly every Coug fan was ecstatic, especially WSU alum Travis Crawford. Crawford grew up in Whidbey Island, Washington,...

Golf takes 14th in tourney

Golf takes 14th in tourney

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU women’s golf competed Friday through Sunday in the Stanford Intercollegiate in Stanford, California. WSU tied for 14th place with the University of Denver with a score of 902 (+50). Senior Madison Odiorne finished first for the Cougars tied for 36th overall with a score of 219 (+6). Odiorne...

Cougars lose fifth straight match

Cougars lose fifth straight match

TAYLOR DUNLAP, assistant sports editor

October 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 22 Cougar soccer lost to University of Arizona 2-1 Sunday after dropping a match to Arizona State University on Thursday 3-1. These two losses added to their five-game losing streak, resulting in a 10-5-0 record. WSU hasn't lost five games in a row since 2010 when they dropped six straight. After...

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

WSU reaches No. 14 in new AP poll

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

WSU moved up to No. 14 in the Associated Press weekly rankings after a victory over University of Oregon on Saturday. Going into the game, the Cougars and the Ducks were ranked 25th and 12th in the nation respectively and both teams had a 5-1 record on the season. The victory puts WSU (6-1, 3-1)...

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

Cougars take down No. 12 Oregon as students rush field

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

October 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

There are certain days that are so eventful they will be remembered forever. That is how Saturday will go down in Pullman history as ESPN's College GameDay came to town for the first time ever and then-No. 25 WSU took down then-No. 12 University of Oregon 34-20 in front of a sold out crowd. Fans stormed...

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