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Intramurals provide escape from classes, new opportunities

Intramurals provide escape from classes, new opportunities

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen columnist

August 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Recreation, Sports

Intramural sports have a special place in many college experiences, including mine. Our intramural program here at WSU offers so many opportunities for students and staff that can help them in different ways. Some major benefits of playing intramural sports are stress relief, improvement of brain...

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

‘A beacon of light in so many ways’

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018


Filed under Community, Involvement, Life, Recreation, Showcase, Sports, Wellness

Joy Zornes, her family and the small town of Oakesdale, Washington, have had to deal with the loss of Joy’s closest friend and brother Peter for the past 12 and a half years. To honor him, Joy, her mother Kathy and father Tom have worked as a family to put on the Peter Zornes Memorial Golf Tournament. The...

Escaping the stress of college by playing basketball

Escaping the stress of college by playing basketball

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Recreation, Sports

The Super Splash Bros met up with Dalty and His Ballers in a competitive division intramural men’s basketball game Thursday in Bohler Gym. Super Splash Bros won the game by a score of 58-48, bringing their record on the season to 2-0. Junior Tyler Bogh said he was happy about winning this game,...

Strategizing, dodging way to a victory

Strategizing, dodging way to a victory

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Recreation, Showcase, Sports

Dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge. The five D’s of dodgeball are essential to Average Phil’s success in intramural dodgeball. Junior Josh Free was a master of each component in the first match of the season, and deemed himself the bait for the other team. He would run in front of players on the...

Intramural sports provide opportunities to get involved

Intramural sports provide opportunities to get involved

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018


Filed under Recreation, Sports

Intramural sports provide a lot of different activities and tournaments that WSU students and staff can participate in. In February, people can sign up for three opportunities: four-on-four flag football, a cribbage tournament and a table tennis tournament. For flag football, there are coed, men’s...

Deadline approaching for first half intramural leagues

Deadline approaching for first half intramural leagues

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018


Filed under Club Sports, Recreation, Sports

The deadline to sign up for the semester’s first intramural sports league is approaching fast. There is a $20 fee to participate in UREC intramurals which covers participation for all sports during the league. Participating in intramurals on campus is a great way to stay active and interact socially...

Bowling works to improve relations with UREC

Bowling works to improve relations with UREC

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2017


Filed under Co Ed, Recreation, Sports

The WSU Bowling Club is on probation for the academic year after failing to compete in three tournaments and raising the required amount of money. Bowling Club President Megan Wittenberg said they only participated in two competitions, due to a lack of fundraising. She said she wants the club to have...

UREC works to increase participation

UREC works to increase participation

RYAN BLAKE, Evergreen reporter

October 12, 2017


Filed under Recreation, Sports

WSU University Recreation has been working to increase student participation in intramural sports on campus. The widespread decline in participation in intramural and recreational sports has created a problem for university programs across the country. DJ Mackie, the coordinator of competitive sports...

Exercising pays dividends to students’ brains

Exercising pays dividends to students’ brains

Ryan Mosher, Evergreen reporter

August 31, 2017


Filed under Recreation, Sports

Regular exercise has been known to positively influence physical health, but it is also beneficial to academics. University Recreation has been collecting data for over 10 years that shows this positive correlation between physical activity and students’ GPA. Physical activity has been proven to...

Increased law enforcement patrolling corps-managed lands

Increased law enforcement patrolling corps-managed lands

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

August 28, 2017


Filed under Recreation, Sports

Law enforcement has increased at popular river locations in anticipation of Labor Day. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife and WSU, among other law enforcement agencies, teamed up to ensure safety, according to a news release by the corps. College-aged students...

National crisis concerns regional officials

National crisis concerns regional officials

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Recreation, Showcase, Sports

High turnover and constant training of new football referees have plagued the nation and some parts of Washington. Referees in the Pullman area have not experienced the brunt of this crisis, but many are concerned that it’s only a matter of time. More than 20 officials met at Pullman High School...

Transportation Services strives to reduce drive alones

Transportation Services strives to reduce drive alones

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen recreation editor

August 11, 2017


Filed under Recreation, Sports

Coordinator of the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) program Brent Atkinson said there are multiple routes that the program will take to decrease drive-alones on campus. A drive alone is a term used to describe any person driving by themselves in a vehicle at any given time. “The key goal is...

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