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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Hayden Stinchfield and the GOAT dog Addie tearing it up

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor

Hayden Stinchfield is a senior in Criminology from Washougal, WA. He is considered by some experts to be the greatest to ever spot birds. Hayden began working at the Evergreen in fall 2022, and became Sports Co-Editor in summer 2023.

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Jaylen Wells pulls up from several feet behind the three-point line, Jan. 13, in Pullman, Wash.

Jaylen Wells to test NBA draft waters

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 4, 2024
Rueben Chinyelu walking out after being named a starter against USC, Feb. 29, in Pullman, Wash

The bad news: six more Cougs enter portal

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 4, 2024

EWU coach David Riley hired by WSU

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 4, 2024
Myles Rice bathed in the light before WSU takes on Cal, Feb. 15, in Pullman, Wash.

Myles Rice named Freshman All-American

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 28, 2024
WSU men’s basketball head coach Kyle Smith speaks to the crowd during ZzuMania, November 3, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Kyle Smith leaving WSU, hired by Stanford

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 25, 2024
Isaac Jones takes a second before walking out after being introduced as a starter, Feb. 15, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU headed to Nebraska for March Madness

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 21, 2024
WSU senior forward Andrej Jakimovski walks off the court during the Apple Cup. Jakimovski was nursing a shoulder injury he sustained the prior weekend and was attempting to battle through it on senior night with his family in attendance. He missed each of his four 3-point attempts. WSU mens basketball lost the Apple Cup to UW March 7 in Pullman, Wash.

WSU drops season finale to UW

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 11, 2024
Jaylen Wells shoots a corner three, March 2, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs get over tough start, trounce Bruins

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 3, 2024
WSU men’s basketball team celebrate with WSU guard DJ Rodman after the later-rescinded announcement that Rodman would be returning to the program for his 5th year before an NCAA men’s basketball game, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU to go to war against Trojans in Pullman

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 29, 2024
WSU forward Jaylen Wells tries to cross up Stanford forward Spencer Jones during an NCAA men’s basketball game, Feb. 17. 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs stun Cats, conference, country

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 23, 2024
Myles Rice drives to his left and past an Arizona defender, Jan. 13, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU to play ranked matchup in Arizona

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 22, 2024
Myles Rice dishing the rock through traffic to a cutting Isaac Jones for a wide open dunk, Jan. 6, in Pullman, Wash.

Rice and Jones win awards as Cougars reach top-25

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 19, 2024
WSU forward Jaylen Wells tries to cross up Stanford forward Spencer Jones during an NCAA men’s basketball game, Feb. 17. 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs beat Stanford to sweep season series

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 19, 2024
Jaylen Wells shoots from just inside the three-point line for a quick 2 points early in the first half, Feb. 15, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs get revenge on Golden Bears

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 17, 2024
Isaac Jones hypes up the crowd as Jaylen Wells and Oscar Cluff walk away after WSU scored in the final minute of WSU mens basketballs 78-69 win over Colorado, Jan. 27 in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars to rematch Bay schools at home

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 15, 2024
Myles Rice pulls up for a wide-open mid-range shot, Jan. 27, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs sweep Oregon schools

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 14, 2024
WSU forward Jaylen Wells jumps for a shot during an NCAA men’s basketball match against UW, Feb. 4, 2024, in Seattle.

Cougs head south for Oregon rematches

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 8, 2024
WSU guard Myles Rice passes the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball match against UW, Feb. 4, 2024, in Seattle.

Cougs escape Seattle with a win

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 6, 2024
Rueben Chinyelu and the WSU bench emphatically celebrate a huge Cougs bucket, Jan. 27, in Pullman, Wash.Jan. 27, 2024 in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs head to Seattle for Apple Cup

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 1, 2024
Myles Rice hypes up the crowd after the Cougs took down Colorado, Jan. 27, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU men’s hoops viewer’s guide

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 31, 2024
Forward Isaac Jones dunks the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against Colorado, Jan. 27, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars stomp Buffaloes

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 28, 2024
Rueben Chinyelu flexes after grabbing an offensive rebound and getting fouled on the putback for an and-one oppourtunity, Jan. 24, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU beats Utah to split season series

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 26, 2024
Rice stars, Cougars split Bay

Rice stars, Cougars split Bay

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 23, 2024
Myles Rice blows through the lane looking for contact for a and-one layup against Arizona, Jan. 13, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars to follow strong week with Bay Area trip

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 18, 2024
Myles Rice smiles to himself during the Cougs big win against Arizona, Jan. 13, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougar duo showered with awards after strong week

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 17, 2024
Oscar Cluff at the free-throw line during his career night of 20 points and eight rebounds against Oregon State, Jan. 4, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs to face No. 8 Arizona in Beasley

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 11, 2024
Rueben Chinyelu rises for the opening tip against Portland State, Dec. 2, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs deny Portland State, get sixth win

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
December 3, 2023
Myles Rice guides the WSU offense during an inbounds play for a NCAA Mens Basketball game, Nov. 27, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs win three of four over the break

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
November 29, 2023
Hayden’s Most Improved Players, one month in

Hayden’s Most Improved Players, one month in

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
November 16, 2023
Joseph Yesuphu drives on a Panther defender, Nov. 10, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars take revenge, beat Panthers

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
November 11, 2023
Oscar Cluff scored 6 points in his WSU debut, finding the rim several times during WSU men’s basketball 84-59 win over Idaho, Nov. 6. 2023 at Beasley Coliseum in Pullman, Wash.

WSU men’s basketball to play Prairie View A&M

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
November 10, 2023
Andrej Jakimovski attempts a three-pointer with a man in his face, Nov. 6, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs crush Vandals to start season

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
November 8, 2023
An Arizona defender attempts a diving tackle on WSU quarterback Cam Ward in an NCAA football game October 14 at GESA Field in Pullman, Wash.

COMMENTARY: The art of lying to myself

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
October 19, 2023
WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski celebrates after defeating Stanford 60-59, Jan. 14.

Meet the 2023–24 men’s hoops roster

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
October 19, 2023
WSU guard Jabe Mullins and WSU guard Kymany Houinsou celebrate after winning the NCAA basketball game against UW, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs to see one last Pac-12 conference schedule

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
October 11, 2023
WSU men’s basketball head coach Kyle Smith celebrates after winning the NCAA basketball game against UW, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs to face diverse out-of-conference schedule

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
October 11, 2023
WSU football head coach Jake Dickert looks up at the scoreboard during an NCAA football game against Oregon State, Saturday, September 23, 2023 in Pullman, Wash.

Dickert, Cougs vs Gameday, everybody

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
September 28, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye reaches for the ball during the tip-off of an NCAA mens basketball game against Northern Kentucky, Dec. 7.

Mouhamed Gueye stars in NBA Summer League

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
July 20, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dribbles toward the basket during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Atlanta Hawks draft Mouhamed Gueye

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
June 23, 2023
Back in 2023, then-freshman Louie Hinchliffe placed 20th in the 100-meter NCAA National Championships

WSU track and field season ends in Texas

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
June 13, 2023
WSU men’s basketball head coach Kyle Smith celebrates after winning the NCAA basketball game against UW, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU men’s basketball roster: arrivals

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
June 13, 2023
Spencer Mahoney commitment was announced on Tuesday

WSU lands four-star prep forward

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
June 8, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye celebrated during a NCAA men’s basketball game against California Jan 11th.

WSU men’s basketball roster: departures

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
May 25, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye drives toward the hoop during an NCAA mens basketball game against Utah, Dec. 4.

Gueye, Powell declare for NBA Draft

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 7, 2023
WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski drives to the hoop during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Shorthanded Cougs end season with NIT loss

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 20, 2023
WSU guard DJ Rodman sets up to stop Oregon guard Rivaldo Soares during an NCAA men’s basketball game against Oregon, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs comeback falls short against Oregon

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 20, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye makes his entrance during ZZUMania, Nov. 2. 2022.

Pac-12 awards Mouhamed Gueye, TJ Bamba

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 10, 2023
WSU forward Andrej Jakimovski drives to the hoop during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs take first game of tournament in blowout

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 10, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dribbles toward the basket during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs beat Cal to almost cement winning season

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 27, 2023
WSU guard TJ Bamba drives to the hoop during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs beat Stanford to reach .500 in Pac-12

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 27, 2023
WSU forward DJ Rodman passes the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Stanford, Jan. 14.

Cougs to begin final road trip in Stanford

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 23, 2023
WSU guard TJ Bamba dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs take vital win over Ducks

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 21, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dunks the ball during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs dominate Oregon State at home

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 18, 2023
WSU forward DJ Rodman celebrates after shooting a 3-pointer during an NCAA basketball game against California, Jan. 11.

Cougs to honor two seniors on Sunday

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 16, 2023
WSU guard Dylan Darling defends against California guard Joel Brown during a NCAA men’s basketball game against California Jan 11th.

Dylan Darling’s blood runs crimson and gray

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 16, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye jumps for a dunk during an NCAA basketball game against UW, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs to play Oregon State at home

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 16, 2023
WSU guard TJ Bamba flies upward after dunking the ball during an NCAA basketball game against UW, Feb. 11, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs take first leg of Apple Cup at home

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 13, 2023
WSU forward DJ Rodman shoots the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against Arizona, Jan 26.

Cougs to play first game of the Apple Cup

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 9, 2023
The Miami Heats LeBron James (6) has his shot blocked by the San Antonio Spurs Kawhi Leonard during the second half in Game 4 of the NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena in Miami, June 12, 2014.

Where were you when LeBron became scoring king?

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 9, 2023
Using sports as a date

Cougar sports as dates, ranked

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 9, 2023
WSU guard TJ Bamba dribbles the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against ASU, Jan 28.

Cougs drop another against UCLA

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 7, 2023
WSU center Mouhamed Gueye passes the ball during an NCAA men’s basketball game against ASU, Jan 28.

Cougs spoil career game from Gueye

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 5, 2023
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