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James Williams declares for NFL draft

James Williams declares for NFL draft

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 5, 2019


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Redshirt junior running back James Williams will forgo his senior season and declare for the NFL draft. He announced his decision in a Twitter post Saturday. “I want to say this from the bottom of my heart: This is not a farewell in any way, just the next chapter in my life,” Williams wrote....

Jen Greeny receives new contract

Jen Greeny receives new contract

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

After leading WSU volleyball to a third consecutive NCAA Tournament appearance, Head Coach Jen Greeny has agreed to a new contract that will run through June 2024. Director of Athletics Pat Chun announced the agreement Friday. "We could not be more impressed with the ascension of Cougar volleyball...

Minshew, Cougars finish off historic season with bowl victory

Minshew, Cougars finish off historic season with bowl victory

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

December 29, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

No. 13 WSU football defeated No. 24 Iowa State 28-26 in the Valero Alamo Bowl on Saturday night to earn its first bowl victory since 2015 and reach a program record 11 wins this season. “I couldn’t be more proud of this team,” Head Coach Mike Leach said. “I may be more proud of this team than...

Women’s basketball wins final game before conference play

Women’s basketball wins final game before conference play

KATIE ARCHER, Evergreen reporter

December 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top-feature, Women's

The Duel in the Desert came to a close Thursday for WSU women’s basketball as the Cougars defeated Wichita State 85-59 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Before the game, Head Coach Kamie Ethridge said for the team to win the players had to play with passion and energy and put pressure on Wichita State. “If...

WSU rocks SIU-Edwardsville

WSU rocks SIU-Edwardsville

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

In its last game in Pullman for the calendar year, WSU men’s basketball coasted to an 89-73 win over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night. Both teams came out firing shots right from the start. WSU found themselves struggling to knock down open shots early, but the Cougars (7-3) scored six points...

Cougars welcome recruits to Pullman as early signing period opens

Cougars welcome recruits to Pullman as early signing period opens

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Before WSU football takes the field against Iowa State on Dec. 28 in the Valero Alamo Bowl, the Cougars will be welcoming a majority of their 2019 recruiting class. The NCAA's early signing period opened up Wednesday and closes at the end of the day Friday as about 20 players are expected to sign...

Cougs soar past Rider

Cougs soar past Rider

ISAAC SEMMLER, Evergreen reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

WSU men’s basketball bounced back from a disappointing loss to Montana State last week with a 94-80 victory over Rider University on Monday night. “It was a good win because [Rider] forces you to keep focused and keep putting them away … throughout the course of a 40 minute game," WSU Head Coach...

Chidom transfers from WSU men’s basketball team

Chidom transfers from WSU men’s basketball team

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen deputy sports editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Men's, Sports, Top-feature

Redshirt sophomore forward Arinze Chidom has transferred from the WSU men's basketball program. Chidom announced his decision on Twitter around midnight Thursday. This is the 14th player to transfer from WSU who was recruited to Pullman by fifth-year Head Coach Ernie Kent, according to The Spokesman-Review. "I...

Conduct changes to provide student support

Conduct changes to provide student support

ANGELICA RELENTE, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Changes in the WSU student conduct process will involve more participation from students and take effect in the beginning of spring semester. The Board of Regents approved the changes Nov. 16 during the annual regents meeting. Before bringing the new student code of conduct to the regents for approval,...

WSU Provost reflects on career

WSU Provost reflects on career

MADYSEN MCLAIN, Evergreen reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Faculty, News, Top-feature, WSU Pullman campus

Dan Bernardo, WSU provost and executive vice president, has announced his plans to step down from his current position to serve as special adviser to the president after a 14-year career at WSU. “These types of leadership positions are really challenging,” Bernardo said. “Being the provost is...

Staying classy on a college budget: Hummin’ hummus

Staying classy on a college budget: Hummin’ hummus

LUKE HOLLISTER, Evergreen columnist

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Involvement, Life, Top-feature, Wellness

Life can sometimes feel redundant but I try to break out of the norm by experimenting with different varieties of hummus. My personal favorite to make at home is a roasted red pepper blend. As long as you have all the ingredients, it is pretty hard to go wrong. Be careful not to burn your hands when...

The man, the myth, the mustache

The man, the myth, the mustache

TAYLOR DUNLAP, Evergreen assistant sports editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Football, Men's, Sports, Top-feature

From the start of the season, Gardner Minshew II stole the hearts of nearly all students and fans of Cougar football. As his final season playing college football comes to an end, the quarterback is grateful that his last year of college football was spent here in Pullman. Starting in the summer,...

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