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Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 3

Pac-12 Men’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 3

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Washington (Last: 4)   After handling Stanford and Cal, UW is the last remaining Pac-12 school without a conference loss, resulting in the top spot in this week’s power ranking. However, a trip to Eugene and Corvallis could change that this week.   Arizona (Last: 1)   A l...

WSU spirit squads makes finals for second year in a row

WSU spirit squads makes finals for second year in a row

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 22, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Women's

The WSU Spirit and Cheer Squads made history this past weekend as they both made it to the finals for the second consecutive year at the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA) and Universal Dancers Association (UDA) College Cheerleading and Dance Team National Championships. “This weekend the...

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 3

Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Power Rankings – Week 3

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's

  No. 6 Oregon (Last: 1)   The Ducks come off a sweep of the Arizona schools in dominant fashion, winning 93-60 against Arizona. They are undefeated through six conference games for the second time in franchise history.   No. 5 Stanford (Last: 2)   Stanford ...

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks

Athlete of the Week: Robert Franks

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

January 22, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Men's, Showcase, Sports

Robert Franks is in the middle of a spectacular season, despite missing a sizable amount of time due to an injury. The 6’9”, 225-pound senior forward averages 21.5 points, 7.8 rebounds and 2.7 assists per game while shooting 51 percent from the floor, all of which are career highs. Franks played...

WSU shows off at home with record breaking weekend

WSU shows off at home with record breaking weekend

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 21, 2019


Filed under Co Ed, Sports, Top-feature

WSU track and field found plenty of success this weekend as the team hosted the 17th annual WSU Indoor. The men’s and women’s teams both had impressive showings as the Cougars competed against some tough competition. Overall, WSU claimed nine event victories, the women securing eight of them. Director...

Cougars improve to 5-0

Cougars improve to 5-0

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 20, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

WSU tennis escaped its trip to Missoula, Montana, this weekend with a 3-0 record after defeating Michigan State 4-1 Sunday. The Spartans and Cougars hadn't played each other since 1999, when WSU won 4-3. The match opened up with doubles as the Spartans won two of the three matches to take a 1-0...

Stanford ends Cougs perfect home record

Stanford ends Cougs perfect home record

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 19, 2019


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

A nail biting game for WSU men’s basketball ended in defeat as they fell to Stanford 78-66 Saturday. This was the Cougars first loss at home this season. The energy from both teams was electric early on as the Cougars came out firing on offense. In the opening four minutes, WSU shot 4-7 from the ...

Hart earns 250th career victory

Hart earns 250th career victory

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU head tennis coach Lisa Hart earned her 250th victory Friday as the Cougars swept Montana 7-o in a pair of dual matches. "I am proud of the way our team took care of business today and encouraged by the way we have improved in each match this season," Hart said in a WSU news release. The Cougars...

WSU loses fourth conference game of season

WSU loses fourth conference game of season

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball was unable to win the first game of its Bay Area road trip Friday as they fell to Cal 77-63. WSU Head Coach Kamie Ethridge was looking for her team to step up to the challenge against the Golden Bears (11-5, 2-3) but they didn't. "We played a really good team that does...

Franks powers Cougs past Golden Bears

Franks powers Cougs past Golden Bears

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball ended a six-game losing streak Thursday night by defeating Cal 82-59. The win saw senior forward Robert Franks return to the court for the first time since Dec. 23. Franks came off the bench, but had an impact all night as the crowd in Beasley Coliseum rose to their feet nearly...

Tennis competes in three dual matches

Tennis competes in three dual matches

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Women's

After sweeping a pair of teams at home this past weekend, WSU tennis will hit the road for over a month. The start of the new year brought the Cougars 7-0 victories over Idaho and Eastern Washington on Saturday as the team kicked off their season in dominating fashion. Now WSU’s stamina and appetite...

WSU heads to Cali for tough road trip

WSU heads to Cali for tough road trip

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball will travel to California to take on Cal and No. 6 Stanford this weekend after dominating Colorado on Sunday at home to end a three-game losing streak. The Cougars (7-9, 2-3) have had back-to-back weekends where they have been two completely different teams. Two weeks ago,...

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