The Daily Evergreen

Harvest Cup kicks off on the Palouse

The Harvest Cup soccer tournament commences this weekend and will be held in multiple locations around Moscow and Pullman.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

July 11, 2019

The first Harvest Cup soccer tournament, hosted by Eastern Washington Surf Soccer Club, will be held in Pullman and Moscow this weekend. It will be the club’s first tournament of the season. Participants will play games at Pullman High School and WSU Valley Road Playfields in Pullman, and Oylear...

People, their dogs run for animals on Palouse

The Humane Society of the Palouse will have its annual Paw-louse 5k on Saturday in Moscow.

ELAYNE RODRIGUEZ, Evergreen reporter

June 27, 2019

The ninth annual Paw-louse 5K Fun Run and Walk will kick off June 29 near University of Idaho campus to raise operating costs for animals in the community. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Tara Wimer, executive director of the Humane Society of the Palouse (HSoP), said...

‘Tomboy’ to Rumble Bee: Story of Growth

Rachel Olsson, a doctoral candidate at Washington State University, describes what they've experienced being out on the Palouse at the Entymology Greenhouse Tuesday afternoon.

RACHEL SUN, Editor-in-Chief

June 20, 2019

Rachel Olsson was considered a “tomboy” as a child. They hated wearing dresses, liked sports and playing outside in the dirt. Now 32, Olsson remembers quickly learning to toe the line between a rough-and-tumble tomboy persona, and a more “girly” one. Olsson, who prefers they/them pronouns...

‘We’re pushing each other to be strong and powerful’

The Rolling Hills Derby Dames gear up Monday evening at Gladish Community and Cultural Center for the upcoming double header this weekend.

DAISY ZAVALA, Evergreen News editor

June 13, 2019

Hello Cheriese leans forward in her roller skates, bending at the knee as she builds momentum and attempts to speed past a group of women moving to block her. She pulls her arms in and leans further down, skirting past the blockade of bodies to score points and make another round. Cheriese Strole,...

Fraternity rides to raise awareness for disabilities

The Journey of Hope is organized by The Ability Experience. Pi Kappa Phi Members participate in the in the cross country ride to raise awareness and money for people with disabilities.

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

June 13, 2019

In 1987, Pi Kappa Phi alumnus Bruce Rogers rode across the country in support of The Ability Experience, a nonprofit organization for people with disabilities. Since then, members of the fraternity throughout the nation have cycled across the country to raise money, awareness and support for the same...

Intramurals provide escape from classes, new opportunities

Two teams face off during an intramural basketball match on Feb. 8 at Bohler Gymnasium.

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen columnist

August 21, 2018

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’

Peter Zornes, a WSU grad, was killed in a double murder-suicide in Pullman on Dec. 10, 2005. He was 25 years old.

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen life & leisure editor

July 12, 2018

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

Junior Quinton McDaniels, left, shoots a jumper during an intramural basketball game at Bohler gymnasium.

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 13, 2018

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

Quinton McDaniels throws the ball during a warm-up session of dodgeball Monday at the Physical Education Building.

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 6, 2018

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

Four-on-four flag football, a cribbage and a table tennis tournament are some of the events intramural sports will offer this February. This version of flag football is an all-passing league.

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

February 1, 2018

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

DJ Mackie talks about the impact intramural sports has on students staying in school and in shape.

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

January 25, 2018

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

Junior Faith Julian takes her turn during the 
WSU Bowling Club meeting at Zeppoz.

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

November 14, 2017

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...

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