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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

Sam Taylor, Evergreen managing editor, fall 2023

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor

Sam is a senior multimedia journalism major from Lacey, Washington and the managing editor for fall 2023. He was the sports editor for the 2022-23 school year. He plays the trumpet in the Cougar Marching Band, loves baseball and has worked at the Evergreen since fall 2021.

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Two marching band members do a pregame high five before taking the field to perform against Northern Colorado, Sept. 16.

Apple Cup with the Best in the West

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
November 30, 2023
Charlisse Leger-Walker drives in the lane with.a Gonzaga defender right behind her, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars play complete game against Prairie View A&M

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
November 22, 2023
Bella Murekatete at the free-throw line, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars beat Bengals

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
November 16, 2023
The Pac-12 Champions 2022–23 womens basketball team were honored ahead of the new teams bout with Gonzaga, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs zig the Zags in overtime, 77-72

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
November 12, 2023
Bella Murekatete rises for a layup attempt in the second half against Cal Poly, Nov. 6, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs conquer Cal Poly in 78-61 season opening win

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
November 7, 2023
Charlisse Leger-Walker attempts to close out on defense in WSUs exhibition match, Oct. 29, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women’s hoops returns championship level roster

Sam Taylor, Evergreen managing editor
November 1, 2023
Pullman Batting Cage is open to all ages, welcoming all those who want to sharpen their skills on indoor turf, Oct. 10, in Pullman, Wash.

Pullman Batting Cage a hit right off the bat

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
October 11, 2023
WSU womens basketball, the Crimson Girls and the WSU pep band crash the set of the Pac-12 Network for an interview as the Cougs clinch their ticket to their first Pac-12 Championship game March 3, 2023 in Las Vegas.

New song, same mission for WSU women’s basketball

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
October 11, 2023
WSU defensive back Kapena Gushiken and WSU wide receiver Carlos Hernandez fight for the ball during the WSU football spring game, Saturday, April 22, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

His name is Kapena Gushiken

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
October 11, 2023
A small town? SO WHAT flag appears during the rushing of the field against Wisconsin, Sept. 9.

Three ranked Cougar squads need you

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
September 20, 2023
The WSU football team runs onto the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

An optimist’s guide to home Cougar football

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
September 6, 2023
Sam Brown leads Cougs out ahead of first pitch against Stanford, May 19.

Four Cougs earn pro baseball opportunity

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
July 19, 2023
Seattle hosted the MLB All-Star Game for the first time since 2001, July 11, 2023 at T-Mobile Park. The event attracted 47,159 devoted baseball fans.

Emerald City Shines as host of MLB All-Star Game

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
July 11, 2023
The view inside the Mariners home Kingdome during the 1996 Season.
 Blake Handley via Wikimedia

For the Mariners, it may be 1996 all over again

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
July 5, 2023
WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye dribbles toward the basket during an NCAA basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 16, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

PRO COUGS TRACKER: Cougs launch NBA careers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
July 5, 2023
Its our responsibility to be great off the field and if we can do that, we can be great on the field, Brian Green stated at his introductory press conference in 2019. In his four year tenure, the Cougs failed to reach the postseason.

Brian Green leaves WSU for … WSU

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
June 5, 2023
WSU head coach Kamie Ethrige hoists the Pac-12 Championship trophy as her WSU womens basketball team celebrates after beating UCLA 65-61 in the Pac-12 Championship, March 5, 2023 in the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas.

Kamie Ethridge guides Wazzu to glory

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 31, 2023
Sam Brown leads Cougs out ahead of first pitch against Stanford, May 19.

WSU baseball earns five All-Pac-12 selections

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 24, 2023
Jacob McKeon embraces his head coach during his senior night, May 20, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs lose final game of the year on Senior Day

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 22, 2023
Approximately half of the spring 2023 Evergreen sports section poses for a group photo in front of Murrow Hall, May 4, 2023.

WAZZU WEEKLY: Thank you, sports readers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 17, 2023
WSU Outfield Jonah Advincula runs to third base at an NCAA Baseball Game against Santa Clara April 22, 2023. Pullman, Wash.

Cougars clobber Cal two games out of three

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 17, 2023
Former WSU basketball player and current NBA player Klay Thmpson waves a shirt above his head during the basketball game against OSU Saturday afternoon at Beasley Coliseum. Thompson had his jersey retired during halftime, becoming the second player to have his jersey retired as a Cougar.

What happened to Game 6 Klay?

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
May 15, 2023
WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker waves goodbye to the fans after an NCAA basketball game against Cal, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Charlisse Leger-Walker to return for her senior year

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
April 12, 2023
J.P. Crawford is a leader for the Mariners and helps the infielders dance after each win.

Welcome back, baseball

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
March 29, 2023
WSU womens basketball, the Crimson Girls and the WSU pep band crash the set of the Pac-12 Network for an interview as the Cougs clinch their ticket to their first Pac-12 Championship game March 3, 2023 in Las Vegas.

WSU women advance to first Pac-12 Championship

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor
March 5, 2023
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