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Volleyball walks away from weekend undefeated

Volleyball walks away from weekend undefeated

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball came out victorious against North Carolina State University 3-1 Sunday, ending the weekend road trip to Raleigh undefeated. Long runs of scoring and shutting down the opponent was the theme of the day for the Cougars  (2-0) as they continuously blanked the Wolfpack (1-1) to gain big...

Soccer sinks Minnesota for third straight win

Soccer sinks Minnesota for third straight win

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Womens

No. 22 WSU soccer stormed past the University of Minnesota, defeating the hosts 2-0 on the road to remain undefeated on the season. The Cougars (3-0) ended up only facing the Gophers (3-1) this weekend as the match against the University of Iowa on Friday was canceled due to inclement weather. The...

Volleyball captures season opener

Volleyball captures season opener

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 26, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball started the 2018 season with a victory on the road. The Cougars traveled to Raleigh, North Carolina, to face Virginia Commonwealth University who they beat in three straight sets. The Cougars started the first set off getting the first six points and never looked back. They took the...

Soccer match delayed

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Womens

WSU soccer's match against University of Iowa in Minnesota has been delayed to 3 p.m. The game, originally set for 2 p.m., was first moved to 9 a.m. However, stormy weather has pushed the game repeatedly and kick off is now scheduled for 3 p.m. this afternoon.

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

WSU football player arrested for ‘Baby’ DUI

RYAN MOSHER and RACHEL SUN, Evergreen sports editor and news editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Top-feature

19-year old WSU freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher was arrested early Friday morning at 12:25 a.m. for a "Baby" DUI charge with blood alcohol levels measured twice at .o76 and .078. A "Baby" DUI is when a driver under 21 tests positive for alcohol. Fisher was arrested on the corner of NE B Street...

Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

Brink replaces Gesser as radio analyst

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

August 24, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Former WSU quarterback Alex Brink will replace fellow Cougar quarterback Jason Gesser as the radio analyst for home and away football broadcasts on the WSU IMG Sports Network, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens confirmed this morning. Gesser, the current assistant athletic director for the...

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

Cougars starting quarterback remains mystery

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

In a little over a week WSU football begins its season in Laramie against University of Wyoming, and after the departure of record-setting quarterback Luke Falk, the question of who will lead the Air Raid offense still remains unanswered. Let’s look at the three candidates who are vying for the...

Part 2: Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

Part 2: Other Cougs need your love too Wazzu

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen columnist

August 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, Womens

Many sports on the WSU campus are overlooked in favor of bigger sports like football. Perhaps even worse are the teams who are underappreciated for the success they have had in recent years. In my last piece, I examined two sports that fit both of these categories, but they aren’t the only teams...

Cougs hit road for first time this season

Cougs hit road for first time this season

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

August 24, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

No. 22 WSU soccer (2-0) will travel to Minneapolis to play University of Iowa (1-0-1) on Friday before facing hosts University of Minnesota (2-0) on Sunday. This will be the first-ever meeting between the Cougs and Iowa. However, WSU did face against then-ranked No. 19 Minnesota in last season’s home...

Volleyball sets up for new season

Volleyball sets up for new season

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

August 23, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Womens

WSU volleyball will head to the East Coast for the opening weekend of its 2018 season. The Cougars will travel to Raleigh, North Carolina, to face Virginia Commonwealth University as well as North Carolina State University in their first two matches of the season. In 2017, WSU lost in the second round of the ...

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

Super-sleuthing Claeys’ mystery reserve players

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

August 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars’ defensive coordinator Tracy Claeys gave us a bit of a mystery to solve when he singled out five to six of his reserve players who are ready to contribute. “The offense is way ahead when it comes to our two’s versus their two’s,” Claeys said. “However, there are five kids,...

It’s time to give Lower Soccer Field a real name

It’s time to give Lower Soccer Field a real name

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports

Martin Stadium, Beasley Coliseum, Lower Soccer Field? What happened there, WSU? The No. 21 team in the country deserves a better name for their home field, especially because the team holds a 63 percent winning statistic at home. The WSU Athletics website states that the Lower Soccer Field has been...

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