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Ethridge brings experience to WSU

Ethridge brings experience to WSU

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

Winning a national champi­onship while going unde­feated in NCAA Division I and being a gold medalist in the Olympics is a dream career path for any athlete. However, it was more than just a dream for WSU women’s basket­ball Head Coach Kamie Ethridge. She lived it. Ethridge grew up in Texas as...

Haro kicks off final year at WSU

Haro kicks off final year at WSU

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

From seeing palm trees and traffic every day in Corona, California, to viewing wheat fields and sunsets in Pullman, senior defender Maddy Haro had to make major adjustments when she committed to WSU soccer her sophomore year of high school. Haro started playing in a league when she was only 5 years...

An unexpected journey

An unexpected journey

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 14, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

When Hunter Dale realized playing football at a Division 1 school was a reality, WSU wasn’t first, second, third or even fourth on his list. In fact, Pullman wasn’t even on his radar. Of the roughly 30 scholarship offers Dale received while still in high school, none of them came from the crimson...

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

Leaf shares story with WSU athletes

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

It took a certain amount of courage for Ryan Leaf to return to his alma mater and speak to its student-athletes like he did Thursday night. Even though Leaf now speaks to student-athletes for a living, along with his commentary work for Pac-12 Networks, trips to Pullman are a little different. In...

Soccer faces two at home over weekend

Soccer faces two at home over weekend

DANI PARAMO, Evergreen reporter

September 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

No. 16 WSU hosts University of Montana in Pullman in the first of two games this weekend before conference play begins. The Cougars will face the Grizzlies on Friday night before playing against California Polytechnic State University on Sunday. WSU Head Coach Todd Shulenberger said that the weekend...

Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

Remembering frosty ‘Refrigerator Bowl’

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen assistant sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

Regardless of how WSU fares in its home opener against San Jose State University, it will be nearly impossible to top the historic matchup 63 years ago. The game took place on Rogers Field just adjacent to where Martin Stadium currently stands. The now-practice fields of WSU football hosted a game...

Football holds home opener

Football holds home opener

SIGMUND SEROKA, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018

WSU football will be heavy favorites this weekend as they take on San Jose State University in its home opener. Last time out the Cougars (1-0) traveled to Laramie to face University of Wyoming (1-1) for their first game of the season and WSU came out on top 41-19. Starting Sunday night after the...

Finding a way out

Finding a way out

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen editor-in-chief

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Top-feature

A bed in a Motel 6, the backseat of a Chevrolet TrailBlazer and the floor of a church: all places James Williams II had to sleep and call home for about a year as his family made the transition from Toledo, Ohio, to Burbank, California. It wasn’t easy, but the redshirt junior running back got through...

Coaching with Hart

Coaching with Hart

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen sports editor

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

There is a familiar face back in Pullman — Trang Huynh has returned to the Palouse. Huynh was a member of the 2015-16 tennis team for her senior year of college after she transferred from Troy University to join the Cougars. The native of Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, left WSU with degrees in psychology...

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

Volleyball coaches were teammates, roommates

COLIN CONNOLLY, Evergreen reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

From a recruitment host to being in each other’s weddings, WSU women’s volleyball Head Coach Jen Greeny and Assistant Coach Shannon Hunt have stronger relationship than most coaches. Hunt is a year older and hosted Greeny on her recruitment trip to WSU. Greeny said there were a lot of factors...

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

No. 17 soccer takes down neighboring Idaho

JOHN SPELLMAN, Evergreen reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2018, Womens

WSU and University of Idaho are separated by nine miles; however, at the Lower Soccer Field on Thursday night, it was three goals that separated the Cougars and Vandals. Head Coach Todd Shulenberger was impressed with his team’s performance. “Coming off two big road wins, I wanted to see how...

Pippins wants to bring back Apple Cup

Pippins wants to bring back Apple Cup

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Sports Weekend 2018

Of all the Cougar football games senior cornerback Marcellus Pippins has played in, one sticks out more than others — the 2014 Apple Cup. It was the first Apple Cup he played in, and his third collegiate game overall. University of Washington beat WSU in the 2014 rivalry game, then again in 2015...

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