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Cougars look to avoid second loss of season

Cougars look to avoid second loss of season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

WSU football (6-1, 3-1) will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when they step on the field against University of Colorado, Boulder (4-3, 1-3) on Saturday. University of California, Berkeley (4-3, 1-3) beat the Cougars 37-3 last Friday night. WSU sophomore rush linebacker Derek Moo...

Ultimate Disc requires grit, integrity from players

Ultimate Disc requires grit, integrity from players

ANNA YOUNG, Evergreen columnist

October 20, 2017


Filed under Club Sports, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Uncategorized

After a long, snowy drive over the mountain passes into Montana, it was finally time to throw down ... or up field. Saturday marked the first day of competition; players stretched across the turf, practiced throws, cheered for teammates and made calls on the plays. WSU’s team rolled up with one go...

Annual tournament brings awareness to tennis team

Annual tournament brings awareness to tennis team

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Club Sports, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

With WSU tennis Head Coach Lisa Hart as tournament director, the Palouse Tennis Club will host its sixth annual championship next week. The one-day tournament will be held on WSU’s campus, and has historically attracted players from all around the Pacific Northwest, member of the club Dean Funabiki...

Cougar Crew prepares for Head of Snake

Cougar Crew prepares for Head of Snake

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Club Sports, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

It has been an all-hands-on-deck start to the season for Cougar Crew in 2017. The WSU oarsmen were required to familiarize themselves with Head Coach Peter Brevick just 10 weeks before they would be racing. This season is the first time some of the Cougar rowers have ever been in a shell, let ...

Cougar football hoping to rattle Trojans

Cougar football hoping to rattle Trojans

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

  Two undefeated Pac-12 teams will take the field Friday night when No. 5 University of Southern California Trojans (4-0, 2-0) travel to Pullman to take on WSU (4-0, 1-0). The Trojans are coming off a 30-20 victory over Cal (3-1, 0-1) on Saturday. USC Head Coach Clay Helton said traveling...

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

Wicks aspires to turn dreams into reality

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

Redshirt senior running back Gerard Wicks hopes to eventually play for a franchise in the NFL, not unheard of from athletes in college football.  But air-raid offensive schemes can undoubtedly hinder the production of backs like Wicks who hope to be drafted. Head Coach Mike Leach is well...

Volleyball in Southern California for weekend

Volleyball in Southern California for weekend

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen reporter

September 29, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Womens

WSU volleyball (12-2) is preparing to compete against No. 20 University of Southern California (10-3) on Saturday. This will be the second game of the Cougars’ three-game road trip. WSU recently earned a 3-1 win against Arizona, in which junior outside hitter Taylor Mims statistically played o...

Senior swimmer Thompson looks to break records

Senior swimmer Thompson looks to break records

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

September 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Womens

Senior freestyle swimmer Rachel Thompson wants to break a few team records in her final year swimming for WSU. She wants to drop time in all her events. Thompson is a marketing major at WSU, originally from Orange, California. She competes in the 200 and 500 freestyle events for the swim team. Thompson...

Volleyball continues Pac-12 play with Arizona

Volleyball continues Pac-12 play with Arizona

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Womens

WSU volleyball (11-2) travels to Arizona on Saturday to face off against the Wildcats. This will be the second match of conference play for both teams, as they only meet once this year. WSU won both its matches against Arizona last season, sweeping the Wildcats 3-0 in their first meeting. The...

Taylor Mims’ unhindered passion

Taylor Mims’ unhindered passion

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Womens

Junior outside hitter Taylor Mims began her collegiate experience with the idea of becoming a veterinary technician because she used to own horses and chickens. A lot has changed since her freshman year. “I didn’t realize how hard it was going to be,” Mims said. “I was like ‘I can’t do all the...

Thompson tackling opponents one game at a time

Thompson tackling opponents one game at a time

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

He is not the biggest athlete on the football team and he certainly isn’t the tallest, but sophomore safety Jalen Thompson knows how to tackle. In fact, he is on track to record nearly 100 total tackles in 2017 as he currently leads the Cougs with 24 in just three games. Defensive Coordinator ...

Cougs eye first 4-0 start since 2001 against Wolf Pack

Cougs eye first 4-0 start since 2001 against Wolf Pack

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

September 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

WSU football looks to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 2001 when they take the field against University of Nevada on Saturday. Coming off a 30-28 loss to Idaho State (2-1) last week, the Wolf Pack is still searching for its first victory of the season. Freshman quarterback Kaymen Cureton...

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