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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...

Swim team places seventh at Phill Hansel Invitational

Swim team places seventh at Phill Hansel Invitational

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

November 19, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU swimming team finished seventh overall at the Phill Hansel Invitational in Houston, Texas, on Friday through Sunday. On the first day, every WSU swimmer broke season-best times in their individual events. This included freshman Emily Barrier, who earned fifth place all-time for WSU in the 50 freestyle....

No. 18 Cougars fall to Cal

No. 18 Cougars fall to Cal

TY EKLUND, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

No. 18 WSU volleyball faced University of California, Berkeley, for the second time this season Sunday in Bohler Gym. The Cougars still did have not have enough to beat the Golden Bears, once again falling 3-1. The two teams last met Oct. 14 when Cal beat WSU 3-1 in Berkeley, California. Coming...

Women’s basketball loses third game of season

Women’s basketball loses third game of season

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

WSU women’s basketball fell to University of California, Davis, 75-62 Sunday afternoon. It was tough for either team to gain momentum early on as both the Aggies (1-3) and Cougars (1-3) struggled to knock down the majority of their shots. WSU hit 33 percent of its shots from the field in the fir...

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

No. 8 Cougars maul Wildcats

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

November 18, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports

Despite a chilly Martin Stadium, No. 8 WSU football was anything but cold Saturday as it took down University of Arizona in the second-to-last game of the regular season. WSU scored 55 points in the first half alone en route to a 69-28 victory. "We're not that good, they're not that bad, OK, but I...

No. 18 Cougar volleyball falls to No. 2 Stanford

No. 18 Cougar volleyball falls to No. 2 Stanford

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

November 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Women's

No. 18 WSU volleyball fell to No. 2 University of Stanford 3-1 on Friday in Bohler Gym. “They’re No. 2 for a reason … You really have to play almost a perfect match … to be able to beat them and that’s why only one school has,” Head Coach Jen Greeny said. Stanford (25-1) started the m...

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