The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

KURIA POUNDS

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter

Kuria is a junior broadcast news major from Bellevue, Washington. He is trilingual: English, Spanish and Swahili.

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WSU quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) talks with offensive lineman Konner Gomness (77) before the Apple Cup at Husky Stadium, Nov. 26, 2021, in Seattle.

Cougs set for Sun Bowl

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
December 9, 2021
The WSU football team prepares to take the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle.

Dickert signing means bright future

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
December 2, 2021
WSU students cheer on the football team during the second half of a college football game on Oct. 23, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

One last Cougar Football Saturday

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 18, 2021
WSU wide reciever Lincoln Victor (85) and linebacker Kyle Thornton (52) attempt to tackle Stanford running back Casey Filkins on a punt return during the first half of a college football game on Oct. 16, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 12

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 18, 2021
Butch T. Cougar encourgaes the crowd to sing along to Back Home during the first half of a college football game at Martin Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 11

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 11, 2021
WSU running back Max Borghi (21) evades BYU defensive back Jakob Robinson (0) during the second half of a college football game on Oct. 23, 2021, at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 10

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 4, 2021
Kamie Ethridge coaches the WSU women’s basketball team on Feb. 2, 2020.

Cougar hoops ready for potential history

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 4, 2021
WSU linebacker Ben Wilson (9) runs out of the tunnel before a college football game on Oct. 23, at Martin Stadium in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: week nine

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 28, 2021
WSU guard Michael Flowers (12) makes his entrance during ZZUMania, Friday, Oct. 15, in Bohler Gym.

Men’s basketball gets set for big season

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 28, 2021
Former WSU head coach Nick Rolovich walks to the sideline during the game against Oregon Nov. 14, 2020, in Martin Stadium.

Tumultuous Rolovich era wraps up

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 21, 2021
WSU running back Max Borghi (21) rushes the ball during the second half of a college football game Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: week eight

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 21, 2021
Nick Rolovich talks with a referee during a football game at Martin Stadium Oct. 9 in Pullman.

Rolovich out at WSU

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 18, 2021
WSU wide reciever Joey Hobert (12) runs toward the endzone during a college football game Saturday at Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week seven

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 14, 2021
WSU wide receiver Travell Harris (1) celebrates a touchdown during the first half of a college football game Sept. 18 in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 6

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 7, 2021
WSU defensive back Derrick Langford Jr. (5) lines up against USC wide receiver Tahj Washington (16) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week five

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 30, 2021
Then-redshirt sophomore quarterback Tyler Hilinski looks for a receiver against Boise State on Sept. 9, 2017 in Martin Stadium. Hilinski led WSU to a 47-44 comeback win.

Hilinski’s legacy lives on at WSU

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 23, 2021
WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) catches a pass during a college football game against the USC Trojans on Sept. 18 in Martin Stadium.

Pac-12 power rankings: Week 4

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 21, 2021
Fans celebrate after WSU scored the game-winning touchdown against Oregon State Nov. 23, 2019, at Martin Stadium.

Cougar Football Saturdays are back

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 2, 2021
Conference alliance announced

Conference alliance announced

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 2, 2021
Then-sophomore running back Max Borghi goes in for the touchdown against Colorado in a 2019 game at Martin Stadium.

Preseason Pac-12 power rankings

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
August 24, 2021
Senior infielder jack Smith has 43 hits this year to go with his .336 batting average.

Baseball starts homestand against Ducks

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 30, 2021
Graduate first baseman and catcher Tristan Peterson takes lead off second base.

Cougars fall to No. 21 Zags

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 29, 2021
Junior pitcher Zane Mills throws the ball during the game against Seattle U on March 5 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU wins second Pac-12 series of year

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 26, 2021
Senior infieder Jack Smith slides into second base against Seattle U.

Cougars take hot bats to Berkeley

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 22, 2021
Then-graduate first baseman/catcher Tristan Peterson takes off from third base against Seattle U March 6, 2021, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU takes one in three-game home series

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 19, 2021
Senior outfielder Gianni Tomasi swings at pitch from the left side of the plate.

WSU wraps up home stand against Wildcats

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 16, 2021
Senior outfielder Collin Montez hits the ball during the game against Seattle U March 5 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Baseball loses in shortened game

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
April 15, 2021
Then-junior pitcher Zane Mills throws the ball during the game against Seattle U on March 5, 2021 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Baseball gets swept in Tempe

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
March 29, 2021
Junior infielder Jack Smith tags Seattle U runner last Friday at Bailey-Brayton.

Baseball series in Seattle postponed

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
March 11, 2021
Junior pitcher Zane Mills pitches against Seattle U Friday evening at Bailey-Brayton Field. The Cougars walk away with a 2-1 series win over the Redhawks.

Cougars win first home series

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
March 8, 2021
Right-handed pitcher Brandon White is projected to start Saturday vs. Dixie St.

Baseball heads to Utah for four games

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
February 25, 2021
Then-junior infielder Garrett Gouldsmith throws the ball to first base after forcing an out at second during the game against Niagara University on Mar. 6, 2020 at Baily-Brayton Field.

WSU wins three of four in Davis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
February 22, 2021
Then-sophomore Kyle Manzardo attempts to tag Gonzaga runner.

Cougars open season in Davis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
February 18, 2021
No. 15 USC stays at the top of the rankings after they beat WSU 38-13.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 5

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
December 10, 2020
WSU comes in at No. 8 in this weeks power rankings as USC moves up to No. 1.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 4

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
December 3, 2020
The Cougars and Huskies  hope to meet up later this year, possibly in December.

Pac-12 cancels Apple Cup

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 22, 2020
Colorado moves up two spots, coming in at No. 4 in the week 2 power rankings after winning against UCLA and Stanford.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 2

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 19, 2020
No. 11 Oregon keeps their top 25 ranking after defeating the Cougs Nov. 14 in Martin Stadium.

AP Poll Week 12: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 19, 2020
The Cougs come in at No. 4 in the week 1 power rankings as they prepare to take on No. 1 Oregon on Saturday.

Pac-12 Power Rankings: Week 1

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 12, 2020
No. 11 Oregon moved up one spot in the Week 11 AP Poll as they prepare to play the Cougs on Saturday.

Week 11 AP Poll: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 12, 2020
The newest AP Poll features two Pac-12 teams in the top-25 and four others receiving votes.

Week 10 AP Poll: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 5, 2020
Defensive veterans Jahad Woods, George Hicks III, and Will Rodger III will return for the 2020-21 season.

New defense with high expectations

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 5, 2020
Redshirt sophomore Cammon Cooper threw for 147 yards in first scrimmage.

The search for the next quarterback

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 29, 2020
No. 24 USC and No. 13 Oregon are the only two Pac-12 teams in the top 25.

Week 9 AP Top 25: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 29, 2020
The No. 13 Oregon Ducks are the top Pac-12 team in week eights rankings.

Week 8 AP Top 25: What’s right and wrong

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 22, 2020
No. 20 Iowa State head coach Matt Campbell has led the Cyclones to a 3-1 record to start the 2020 season.

Week 7 AP Top 25 breakdown

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 15, 2020
WSU will face all five remaining schools in the Pac-12 North division in 2020, a road trip to USC is the Cougars’ only outer-division matchup for the season.

Predictions for Pac-12’s new schedule

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 8, 2020
Leachs contract extended to 2024

Leach’s contract extended to 2024

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
December 6, 2019
Then-sophomore wide receiver Tay Martin scores a touchdown against University of Utah on Sep. 30, 2018 at Martin Stadium. Utah (9-1, 6-1) has a chance to win the Pac-12 South this year.

College Football Playoff Committee review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 21, 2019
Then-freshman forward CJ Elleby looks to make a play against Oregon’s then-freshman forward Louis King on March 6 at Beasley Coliseum.

AP top 25 men’s basketball review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 19, 2019
University of Washington’s then-sophomore guard Jaylen Nowell reacts to making a lay-up on Feb. 16 at Beasley Coliseum. Washington made the AP Top 25.

AP men’s basketball top 25 review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 14, 2019
Sophomore running back Max Borghi celebrates after a touchdown on Sept. 7 at Martin Stadium. WSU won 59-17.

Golden Bears shine against Cougars

Kuria Pounds, Evergreen reporter
November 12, 2019
Then-sophomore forward Marvin Cannon takes a shot on Feb. 23 in Beasley Coliseum.

Men’s basketball schedule review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 7, 2019
Ready for year two

Ready for year two

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 7, 2019
Then-sophomore forward Marvin Cannon takes a shot on Feb. 23 in Beasley Coliseum.

OPINION: AP Top 25 basketball poll review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
November 5, 2019

Halloween candy competition

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 30, 2019
Then-graduate quarterback Gardner Minshew II hands the ball to former running back James Williams against Utah on Sep. 29 2018 at Martin Stadium.

College football week 10 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 28, 2019
Then-freshman Max Borghi attempts to break through Oregons defense on Oct. 20 2018 at Martin Stadium.

It’s duck hunting season in Eugene

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 25, 2019
AP Top 25 Poll review

AP Top 25 Poll review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 21, 2019
Then-sophomore running back Max Borghi goes in for the touchdown against Colorado in a 2019 game at Martin Stadium.

Football gets first conference win

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 21, 2019
Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon throws the ball against UCLA on Sep. 22 at Martin Stadium.

‘Air Gordo’ is back in Martin Stadium

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 18, 2019
College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

College football week 8 AP Poll analysis

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 14, 2019
Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

Hunter Dale returns to WSU football

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 11, 2019
Redshirt freshman wide receiver Rodrick Fisher catches a 41-yard touchdown pass to lead New Mexico State 7-0 in the first quarter on Aug. 31 in Martin Stadium.

Football travels to Tempe for sunny game

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 11, 2019
Arizona State defensive backs Chase Lucas (24) and Evan Fields (4) react after a tackle in the third quarter of their college football game against Michigan State at Spartan Stadium in East Lansing, on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Arizona State won the game, 10-7.

AP college football poll: week 7 review

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 7, 2019
Running the distance

Running the distance

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
October 4, 2019
AP Poll Review: College Football Week 6

AP Poll Review: College Football Week 6

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 30, 2019
Redshirt senior wide receiver Easop Winston Jr. runs the ball past defenders on Sept. 7 at Martin Stadium.

Football travels to Salt Lake City

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 27, 2019
Then-junior Utah quarterback Tyler Huntley hands the ball off to then-junior running back Zack Moss during the game against WSU on Sept. 29 at Martin Stadium.

OPINION: review of week five AP Top 25

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 26, 2019
Anthony Gordon, redshirt senior quarterback, looks to pass the ball during Saturdays game against UCLA at Martin Stadium.

UCLA outscores WSU in last minutes

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 23, 2019
Freshman forward, MacKenzie Frimpong-Ellertson, takes the ball down the field during the game against Loyola Marymount on Sunday afternoon at the Lower Soccer Field.

‘Heart of the team’

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 17, 2019
Sophomore running back Max Borghi runs the ball during the game against the University of Northern Colorado on Sept. 7 at Martin Stadium.

Cougs defeat Coogs

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 16, 2019
Graduate student wide receiver Brandon Arconado scores a touchdown against University of Northern Colorado Saturday afternoon at Martin Stadium.

Cougars send Bears into early hibernation

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 9, 2019
Graduate midfielder Averie Collins protects the ball from Montana junior forward Alexa Coyle on Friday at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

From ‘Cardinal’ to crimson

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
September 5, 2019
Redshirt senior quarterback Anthony Gordon completes a pass to redshirt freshman wide receiver Kassidy Woods who then scores a touchdown during the Crimson and Gray game on Saturday in Martin Stadium.

Football season opens against Aggies

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
August 26, 2019
Then-junior forward Morgan Weaver fights off Montana then-senior defender Taryn Miller as Weaver attempts to make her way towards the opposing goal on Nov. 9 at the Lower Soccer Field.

Redhawks are not red hot

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter
August 23, 2019
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