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Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

Gubrud heats up quarterback competition with performance Thursday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

One common theme for WSU football over the past few years is there has been a battle in the spring to decide who the starting quarterback will be. The quarterback battle was on full display Thursday afternoon at Martin Stadium as the Cougars took the field for another spring practice. The Cougars...

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

Tennis faces two ranked opponents at home

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

After two consecutive road losses, the No. 42 Cougar tennis team returns home to Hollingbery Fieldhouse to face UCLA in their next contest. With three matches to go before the Pac-12 Championships, WSU is going to need to pick up every win it can get. The Cougars' struggles have mostly come from...

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

Gubrud sees first spring practice Tuesday

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

Many Coug fans remember the WSU football game against Colorado in 2017 when endless rain and whipping wind forced many fans out of Martin Stadium before the end of the first quarter. That’s how it felt during spring practice Tuesday as the rain fell in Pullman and the Cougars continued to make improvements. “I...

Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

Men’s golf travels for final meet before Pac-12s

RYAN NGO, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

WSU men’s golf will travel to California to compete in the El Macero Classic starting this Friday. The Cougars' last meet was at the Duck Invitational in Oregon where WSU finished 13th out of 16 teams. Over the last few meets, juniors Nicklaus Chiam and Daniel Kolar have led the way for Cougar team. A...

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

WSU track competes in Cheney starting Friday

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 11, 2019

WSU track and field will travel to Cheney, Washington, to compete in the Pelluer Invitational this Friday. The invitational will be two days long and will be hosted by Eastern Washington University. Track and Field Director Wayne Phipps said this meet will be important for the entire team. “T...

Cougars conclude Silverado Showdown

Cougars conclude Silverado Showdown

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 10, 2019

WSU women's golf completed the Silverado Showdown on Tuesday in Silicon Valley, California with a total score of 917 (+53) to secure a 14th place finish. Leading the way for the Cougars was senior Madison Odiorne. She posted a 73 (+1) in the third round to reach an overall score of 223 (+7) to finish...

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

Jeff Pollard decides to stay at WSU

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 9, 2019

WSU men's basketball forward Jeff Pollard will return to the Cougars for his senior season after testing the waters by putting his name in the NCAA transfer portal. Pollard made the announcement in a post on Twitter Tuesday. In the tweet, Pollard explained his reasoning for putting his name in the...

Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

Athlete of the Week: Klay Thompson

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen columnist

April 9, 2019

WSU Athletics announced last week that it will retire WSU alumnus Klay Thompson’s No. 1 jersey. Klay played three seasons for Tony Bennett at WSU before being selected No. 11 overall by the Golden State Warriors in the 2011 NBA Draft. He has since become one of the NBA’s best shooting guards and...

Women’s golf struggles in Silverado Showdown

Women’s golf struggles in Silverado Showdown

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

WSU women’s golf competed at the Silverado Showdown in Napa, California, hosted by Colorado and Oregon from Sunday to Tuesday. After the first day, the Cougars earned a final score of 305 (+17) to tie for 15th with Colorado State. Leading the teams is San Jose State with a stroke count of 289 (+1). Senior...

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

WSU returns home after tough road sweep

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

April 9, 2019

WSU baseball returns home after a short three-game road trip to the Bay Area where they faced Cal for the first time this season. The Golden Bears have had a red hot week with four straight wins since Friday. This included a 6-0 shutout victory over the Cougs to claim the first game of the series. ...

WSU’s second varsity four captures gold in San Diego

WSU’s second varsity four captures gold in San Diego

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

April 8, 2019

WSU rowing capped a weekend at the San Diego Crew Classic on Sunday with its second varsity four capturing gold in its race. The second varsity four consisting of senior Emily Weible, sophomore Ony Chigozie, junior Isabella Cristelli, junior bow Ella Cowan de Wolf and coxswain Jennifer O'Dell claimed...

Women’s golf sits in tie for 15th after first round of Silverado Showdown

Women’s golf sits in tie for 15th after first round of Silverado Showdown

RYAN NGO, Evergreen reporter

April 7, 2019

WSU women’s golf is tied for 15th with Colorado State after the first round of the Silverado Showdown on Sunday in Silicon Valley, California. The Cougars finished the first round Sunday with a team score of 305 (+17). Senior Madison Odiorne led her team with a score of 73 (+1), putting her in...

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