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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

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 9, 2023

With the game even 6-6, Charlisse Leger-Walker simply raised her hand and caught the ball thrown directly at her by a Husky. At the other end of the floor, she plunged into a sea of purple below the...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina dribbles toward the hoop during an NCAA womens basketball game against Montana, Dec. 2.

Cougs host Dawgs with star guard potentially absent

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 6, 2023

Each of Charlisse Leger-Walker’s 40 points was not enough to defeat Wazzu’s cross-state rival in the Cougs’ 82-66 Apple Cup loss Dec. 11 in Seattle. With the Pullman edition of the Apple Cup happening...

WSU outside hitter Pia Timmer (left) and opposite Katy Ryan (right) celebrate after sweeping UW, Nov. 25.

Thirty-one hours. Two Apple Cups. One Story

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2022

Over the course of 31 hours, I was blessed to be allowed to cover both volleyball and football Apple Cups. For volleyball, I was working as the beat writer for this very publication and for football,...

WSU recognizes senior offensive lineman Grant Stephens before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Thank you, seniors

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor November 28, 2022

I’m not gonna lie. It stings. After a four-hour extravaganza that was the highest-scoring Apple Cup, I am left with a hoarse voice, sore feet and a sense of sadness. But more than anything, I am...

WSU wide receiver Robert Ferrel dives for a pass during the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Sour apples on the Palouse: UW takes possession of Apple Cup once again

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 27, 2022

The Huskies ripped away the Apple Cup Trophy from the Palouse. It will be missing from the Cougar Football Complex for the next year. WSU lost to the No. 12 University of Washington 51-33 in the 114th...

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II gets tackled by Washington sophomore defensive lineman Levi Onwuzurike during the Apple Cup on Nov. 23 at Martin Stadium.

WSU seeks to defend Apple Cup

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 24, 2022

The history of the Apple Cup is not on WSU’s side. In the past ten years, University of Washington has beaten WSU eight times. WSU only came on top in 2012 and last year in 2021. UW is having an...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova spikes the ball during an NCAA volleyball game against Oregon, Oct. 7.

Cougs look to take last bite in Apple Cup series

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2022

Washington State vs. Washington. The Apple Cup. No matter the sport, it is the most important match or game of the season and for volleyball, that is no different.  No. 25 WSU volleyball (19-8, 11-5...

WSU forward Lily Boyden trips over UW defender Kala McDaniel during an NCAA soccer match against UW, Nov. 5.

Soccer ends season with Apple Cup loss

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor November 7, 2022

The Huskies jumped up and down in celebration while WSU teammates surrounded fifth-year Mykiaa Minniss in an embrace as she laid down on the grass in her final act at the Lower Soccer Field in a five-year...

WSU forward Grayson Lynch beats Utah goalkeeper Evie Vitali to the ball during an NCAA womens soccer match, Oct. 2. Lynch scored to put the Cougs up 1-0.

Soccer to play final regular season game Friday in Apple Cup

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter November 2, 2022

WSU soccer (8-6-4) is gearing up to play their final game of the regular season as they host the Washington Huskies at 7 p.m. Friday at the Lower Soccer Field.  The Cougs are coming off a weekend they...

Junior outside hitter McKenna Woodford leaps to return the ball to UW during their match on Sept. 20. 2017

Sour Apples in Seattle as Cougar volleyball swept by UW

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2022

Nobody wants to lose the Apple Cup in any sport. WSU and University of Washington desire the bragging rights to be seen as the superior school in the Evergreen State. After winning the previous four matches,...

Cougar volleyball players leap to block a spike from Husky freshman middle blocker Lauren Sanders on Sept. 20.

WSU begins conference play with two big matchups 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2022

A two-game skid must quickly be put in the rearview mirror of the WSU volleyball team, as they have Pac-12 conference play against rival schools to focus on. WSU volleyball (8-3) is preparing for a...

Yang Lee swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against UW, April 15.

Cougars prove Husky bark bigger than bite

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 20, 2022

Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova and senior Savanna Ly-Nguyen had never beaten University of Washington. On Friday, they finally did. The No. 32 Huskies were a loud bunch, but the Cougs (7-14, 2-8)...

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