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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 sports co-editor

Sam is a senior multimedia journalism major from Lacey, Washington and the sports editor for spring 2024. He was the sports editor for the 2022-23 school year and managing editor for the summer and fall 2023. He plays the trumpet in the Cougar Marching Band, loves sports and has worked at the Evergreen since fall 2021.

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WSU center Bella Murekatete jumps for a layup during an NCAA basketball game against UCLA, Jan. 22. 2023 in Beasley Colisuem.

Bella Murekatete earns WNBA opportunity

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 16, 2024
Max Hartman hits a ball toward the sky against Cal, April 12, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU baseball, swimming join Mountain West

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 16, 2024
Astera Tuhina dribbles and stares at the shot clock as the Cougs set up an offensive set, March 29, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougar women end season in Indiana

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 4, 2024
Charlisse Leger-Walker shows love to the crowd after the team won big, Nov. 29, in Pullman, Wash.

Charlisse Leger-Walker enters transfer portal

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
April 3, 2024
After six year at WSU, Pat Chun leaves Pullman for Seattle, AD job at Washington.

Pat Chun leaves WSU to become UW Athletic Director

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 26, 2024
Head coach Kamie Ethridge rallied the troops for a 71-61 win over Oregon on senior night, Feb. 25, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougar women’s basketball qualifies for WBIT

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 21, 2024
Joey Kramer takes a deep breath prior to his at-bat, March 3, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougar baseball wins big in Riverside, 11-3

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 15, 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.

[Photo] WSU drops season finale to UW

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 11, 2024
WSU guard Astera Tuhina shoots for three during an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 23, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women’s hoops upset No. 13 Colorado

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 3, 2024
The snow delays the first home game of the 2024 WSU baseball season, March 1, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU baseball home opener delayed to Saturday

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
March 2, 2024
WSU forward Jaylen Wells and guard Isiah Watts celebrate after winning a game of bump during ZzuMania, Nov. 3, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Meet America’s Team: the Washington State Cougars

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 29, 2024
Bella Murekatete celebrating a fourth quarter WSU basket, Feb. 25, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars send seniors off right, beat Oregon 71-61

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 25, 2024
Bella Murekatete lowers her shoulder after contact and before rising up for a shot attempt against Oregon State, Feb. 23, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars contend with No. 9 Oregon State, fall late 65-52

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 24, 2024
The Pac-12 Champions 2022–23 womens basketball team were honored ahead of the new teams bout with Gonzaga, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women’s basketball to recognize six seniors Sunday

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 22, 2024
Pedestrians walk by as WSU police closes Stadium Way near Beasley Coliseum due to a diesel spill, Feb. 15, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Stadium Way opens after Diesel spill cleanup

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 15, 2024
Tara Wallack shoots from range as Cals head coach shouts directions, Feb. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars seek to break four-game skid in Arizona

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 15, 2024
Taylor Swift has grown the game by going to the game.

Taylor Swift: The NFL’s Anti-Hero

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
February 11, 2024
Charlisse Leger-Walker shows off her bling, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

Charlisse Leger-Walker out for season with knee injury

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 31, 2024
WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker drives to the basket during an NCAA women’s basketball game against Arizona State, Jan. 19, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Wazzu upsets No. 2 UCLA in Pauley Pavillion

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 31, 2024
WSU guard and forward Beyonce Bea tries to keep the ball away from an Arizona State defender during an NCAA womens basketball game, Jan. 19, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs to challenge Pac-12 stars in Hollywood

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 24, 2024
Pete Carroll leaves the Seattle Seahawks with a 137-89-1 record.

TAYLOR: Thank you, Pete Carroll

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 18, 2024
Eleonora Villa takes a shot in WSU womens basketballs 60-55 loss to UW, Dec. 10 in Pullman

WSU beats UW in Apple Cup round two

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 16, 2024
Bella Murekatete collides with Chloe Briggs in the paint as she rises to score, Dec. 10, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women seek first Pac-12 win, Sunday in Seattle

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 14, 2024
Charlisse Leger-Walker shoots the ball versus UW, Dec. 10, 2023 in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs keep pace with No. 8 Stanford, lose 75-64

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 7, 2024
WSU quarterback Cameron Ward takes his helmet off during WSU footballs 38-24 loss to Oregon, Oct. 21. 2023 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon.

Cam Ward to declare for NFL Draft

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor
January 5, 2024
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