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Mike Leach confirms departure from WSU

Mike Leach confirms departure from WSU

JAKOB THORINGTON, Evergreen reporter

January 9, 2020

*Editor's note: This story has been updated to include information given by Pat Chun during a Thursday press conference.* Washington State head coach Mike Leach is leaving WSU to coach at Mississippi State University, Leach confirmed on his Twitter profile on Thursday. Leach will replace former MS...

GALLERY: Cougars fall to the Air Force in Cheez-It Bowl

GALLERY: Cougars fall to the Air Force in Cheez-It Bowl

JACLYN SEIFERT and KURIA POUNDS

December 28, 2019

Cougar football played in their last game of the decade Friday night in the Cheez-It Bowl, resulting in a 31-21 loss against the Air Force Falcons at Chase Field in Phoenix, Arizona. This is the first time the Cougars (6-7, 3-6) finished under .500 since 2014, when they went 3-9. Air Force (11-2...

Men’s basketball conquer the Cardinals

Men’s basketball conquer the Cardinals

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 22, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team extended its winning streak to five with an 87-59 victory over the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals on Saturday in Beasley Coliseum. WSU (8-4, 0-0) did not trail to Incarnate Word (3-9, 0-1) throughout the whole game. The last time WSU trailed to an opponent...

Cougars shake up Rattlers in Beasley

Cougars shake up Rattlers in Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 22, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team defeated the Florida A&M Rattlers 87-73 on Thursday night at Beasley Coliseum. This is the first four-game winning streak for WSU since the beginning of the 2017-18 season when the Cougars won six games in a row. Despite the victory, the Cougars (7-4, 0-0) turned...

Pi Beta Phi temporarily suspended following investigations

Pi Beta Phi temporarily suspended following investigations

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 16, 2019

WSU’s Pi Beta Phi Fraternity for Women chapter temporarily lost recognition Dec. 6 following two ongoing investigations of an off-campus event hosted by the chapter.  According to a statement from the chapter’s headquarters released on Thursday, some members of the chapter did not honor WSU’...

Men’s basketball climb over the Highlanders

Men’s basketball climb over the Highlanders

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 15, 2019

The WSU men’s basketball team defeated the UC Riverside Highlanders 70-56 this Sunday at Beasley Coliseum in their first game in the six-game home stretch. Four different players from WSU (6-4, 0-0) scored in double figures against UC Riverside (7-4, 0-0). Both senior forward Jeff Pollard and sophomore...

Women’s basketball bounce back in Beasley

Women’s basketball bounce back in Beasley

RYAN ROOT, Evergreen reporter

December 15, 2019

The WSU women’s basketball team outmatched the UC Irvine Anteaters 87-59 on Sunday at Beasley Coliseum in their last non-conference home game. Redshirt senior forward Borislava Hristova and freshman center Bella Murekatete both tallied double-doubles in points and rebounds. Murekatete achieved career...

Cougar soccer ends historic season

Cougar soccer ends historic season

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

December 7, 2019

  SAN JOSE, CALIFORNIA— Sometimes the winners in sports are not always the one on the podium. This historic team walked off the field with their heads held high and holding more than just their records this season.  It was a bittersweet run for the WSU Cougar women’s soccer team as ...

GALLERY: Car crashed into fence near Hillside Market

GALLERY: Car crashed into fence near Hillside Market

JAYCE CARRAL, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2019

A car crashed into a corner of a fenced bike rack near Hillside Market around 1:20 p.m. today.  The Pullman Fire Department and the WSU Police Department responded to the scene.  Two people were in the vehicle at the time of the crash and it is currently unknown if either person sustaine...

Cougar soccer makes her-story

Cougar soccer makes her-story

JACLYN SEIFERT, Evergreen reporter

December 6, 2019

Unranked and unseeded WSU women’s soccer team will continue its historic run against No. 1 seed University of North Carolina Tar Heels at 4 p.m. on Friday at Avaya Stadium in San Jose, California. One week ago, WSU (16-6-1, 5-5-1) did the unthinkable. Only a handful of soccer programs have ever made i...

The Daily Evergreen’s official Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

The Daily Evergreen’s official Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen columnist

December 6, 2019

Coming up with gift ideas can be the hardest part of the holiday season. With experience, intuition and some inspiration from this “The Seattle Times” gift guide, I’ve compiled this list to make your December a little easier. Gifts for Him: Sherpa has been a winter signature for the last few ...

Editorial Board: Sports need women writers

Editorial Board: Sports need women writers

EDITORIAL BOARD, The Daily Evergreen

December 6, 2019

The second result that appears when you search for “women sports reporters” is a ranking of attractive female sports reporters. The third article is about harassment and sexism women still face in the workplace. Scroll down further, and there are three more listicles that also rank the “hottest”...

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