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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...

No. 18 WSU takes on tough Nebraska

No. 18 WSU takes on tough Nebraska

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

No. 18 WSU takes on University of Nebraska on Friday in a rematch of last season’s epic upset. This time around, the Cougs are going into the match as the favorites, having conceded only one goal in regular season play to their hosts’ three. “It’s going to be a battle, it’s going to be rowdy,”...

Wrestling club sets new goals

Wrestling club sets new goals

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Co Ed, Showcase, Sports

Finishing a season one victory short of becoming an All-American would be gut-wrenching. However, Randall Chipman, WSU wrestling club president, looks to use that as fuel to help carry his club to success. The wrestling program at WSU was once an NCAA Division I program until men’s wrestling was...

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

Cougars attempt to corral Cowboys in season opener

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

The 34-week wait for Cougar football Saturday is officially over. To start the season WSU will travel to Laramie, Wyoming, where it will face the University of Wyoming for the seventh time in series history. The matchup is the latter half of a home-and-home series with Wyoming that was made official...

Men’s XC ranked No. 13 nationally

Men’s XC ranked No. 13 nationally

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 30, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

WSU's men's cross country team was ranked 13th in the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) NCAA Division I Preseason Poll on Tuesday. This follows the Cougars No. 11 preseason ranking in the 2017 season, which was the Cougars' first time in the top 30 since 2012. This...

Cougs face No. 17 Northern Iowa

Cougs face No. 17 Northern Iowa

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

WSU volleyball looks to keep their hot start going as they head to Cedar Falls, Iowa, to face the University of Northern Iowa for a double header. The Cougars started the season 2-0 after sweeping Virginia Commonwealth University and beating North Carolina State 3-1. Senior outside hitter Taylor Mims...

Cross country holds Alumni Open in Colfax

Cross country holds Alumni Open in Colfax

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

August 30, 2018


Filed under Co Ed, Sports

With the cross country season starting up in over two weeks, the WSU Alumni Open in Colfax is just around the corner is. On Friday, cross country alumni will be invited back for the event along with a mixture of current athletes, students, faculty and staff. The event is an open race just for fun,...

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

Get excited for return of Cougar Football

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

WSU football returns to the field Saturday for the team’s season-opener in Laramie against the University of Wyoming. Here are a few reasons why you should be excited. The first is Head Coach Mike Leach, perhaps the most quotable coach if not the most entertaining. I for one can’t wait for post-game...

What to expect from Wyoming

What to expect from Wyoming

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Sports

The Cougars’ week one opponent, the University of Wyoming, partook in college football’s opening weekend, or week zero as some people are calling it, and it was a great opportunity to see what the Cougs can expect this week. The Cowboys didn’t need to show too much of their playbook with an...

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

“Or” steals show on Cougars’ depth chart

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Without even taking a snap, the Cougars already lead the nation in one department: the 19 “or’s” that separate players in the newly-released 2018 depth chart. It doesn’t come as a surprise to see the word “or” between players. WSU Head Coach Mike Leach has used this particular technique...

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

Evergreen Athlete of the Week: Morgan Weaver

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 28, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Womens

Junior forward Morgan Weaver is the Evergreen’s Athlete of the Week for Aug. 19-25. Weaver is an integral member of the No. 22-ranked WSU women’s soccer team. Weaver takes home the honors by playing a big part in all of the Cougars’ first three matches. She looks to be a big key to the team’s...

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