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Bus reportedly carrying UW Marching Band to Apple Cup rolls over

IAN SMAY, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Local, News, Safety, Sports

A charter bus reportedly carrying the University of Washington Husky Marching Band to Pullman for Friday’s Apple Cup has rolled over on Interstate 90 near George, Washington. Initial reports have indicated the bus was carrying members of the Husky Marching Band. John Bryant, Washington State Patrol...

UW’s impact players

UW’s impact players

JOSH KIRSHENBAUM, The Daily UW sports editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

Myles Gaskin Look, it’s the obvious choice, but it has to be made. No matter how good Jake Browning and the UW passing attack is, the Washington offense at its best begins and ends with Gaskin. An shoulder injury hampered his October — the Colorado game was the first in his four years on Montlak...

How Ben Burr-Kirven leads from the middle

How Ben Burr-Kirven leads from the middle

JOSH KIRSHENBAUM, The Daily UW sports editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

Football — like love, like business, like life — is a game of give and take. When Washington went to Salt Lake City to face Utah earlier this season, Ben Burr-Kirven took first. Then he gave. Late in the first quarter, Burr-Kirven was hot on the tail of a scrambling Tyler Huntley. Hot on the tail, th...

WSU’s impact players

WSU’s impact players

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

Heading into this year's Apple Cup the Huskies have a long history of beating the Cougars. However, this time around WSU has the right players to beat UW. Here are a few key players that will determine whether the Cougs win the Apple Cup this year. Peyton Pelluer One of the key players on t...

Keys to Apple Cup victory for WSU

Keys to Apple Cup victory for WSU

SHAWN P. O'CONNOR, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

The Apple Cup is upon us once again and we all know of WSU’s struggles in the rivalry with Washington. Since Mike Leach took the helm, the team is 1-5 in Apple Cups. The sole victory came in overtime in 2012 and the five losses came by an average margin of 23.6 points. But this year is different....

Once a Coug, always a Coug

Once a Coug, always a Coug

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

It’s rare when a football player arrives on a campus and starts from the very get-go. But senior cornerback Darrien Molton did and he hasn’t surrendered the role since. He wasn’t just given the starting spot though, he had to earn it and Darrien’s dad, Kevin Molton, said that is something...

Keys to Apple Cup victory for UW

Keys to Apple Cup victory for UW

ALEC DIETZ, The Daily UW assistant sports editor

November 22, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Sports

Key 1: Intimidate the Cougar receivers This has been a key since Chris Petersen’s first season at Washington, where for the duration of the previous Apple Cups, Washington State’s receivers haven’t been able to get separation from a talented group of defensive backs. After last season’s ...

‘Crimson Superman’

‘Crimson Superman’

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 22, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports

Minshew mania continues to sweep across WSU and much of the nation. With his strong season and stellar mustache taking the country by storm, Tom Hutyler wanted to write a song about the Cougars star quarterback Gardner Minshew II. Hutyler, the PA announcer for the Seattle Mariners, has always had a passion fo...

No. 20 Cougs sweep Beavers

No. 20 Cougs sweep Beavers

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

No. 20 WSU volleyball beat Oregon State University in three straight sets Wednesday night in Bohler Gym. The Cougars (20-9, 11-8) came out hot and never looked back, winning the match 3-0 with scores of 25-15, 25-9 and 25-18. Blocks were the story of the first set as WSU used its size to overpower...

Why UW will win

Why UW will win

JOSH KIRSHENBAUM, The Daily UW sports editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Washington’s defense under Chris Petersen has been, to say the very least, quite good. The Huskies have given up more than 30 points just three times in the past four seasons — all to teams ranked No. 12 or higher — and haven’t allowed more than 35 in that span. The Dawgs been more than adept...

Why WSU will win

Why WSU will win

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

November 21, 2018


Filed under Apple Cup 2018, Football, Men's, Showcase, Sports

The Cougars have one of the most potent offenses in college football. However, Leach’s Air Raid offense has struggled in past Apple Cups against Chris Petersen’s defense. But Petersen and the Huskies have never seen an offense like this from WSU. The Air Raid offense is better than ever and a...

Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

Cougars dominate Cal Poly at home

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Men's, Showcase, Sports

WSU men’s basketball cruised to a 84-70 win over California Polytechnic State University on Monday in what would be a one-sided game right from the start. The Cougars (2-1) exploded on offense in the first few minutes knocking down five of their first seven shots in the first four minutes to jump...

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