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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

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 running back Nakia Watson runs downfield during an NCAA football game against Arizona State, Nov. 12.

Nothing personal, WSU beats Arizona 31-20

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 21, 2022

It was nothing personal, it was just business. WSU football beat Arizona 31-20. The biggest storyline in this game was ex-Coug quarterback Jayden de Laura playing his old team. De Laura did not play...

Washington State University quarterback Jayden de Laura (4) watches from the sidelines during a college football game at Martin Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU to face former QB at Arizona

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 17, 2022

After a stretch of four games in which they lost to four top-25 ranked opponents, WSU is coming off two wins against Stanford and Arizona State University. WSU will face Arizona Saturday and will try...

WSU linebackers Daiyan Henley (1) and Travion Brown (82) tackle Utah tight end Dalton Kincaid during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

WSU attempting to secure bowl eligibility playing ASU

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 10, 2022

WSU is one win away from being bowl eligible. They are hoping to secure this feat as they face the Arizona State Sun Devils on Saturday.                                             The...

The WSU defense stops a Utah run during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

WSU offense trying to get out of slump against struggling Stanford defense

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 2, 2022

WSU has lost four of their last five games. They are looking to bounce back in their upcoming game Saturday against Stanford. Each of WSU’s losses have come from teams that are all ranked currently....

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward enters the field before an NCAA football game against Colorado State, Sep. 17.

WSU hopes to break their downward spiral against No. 14 Utah

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 26, 2022

WSU football is on their worst downfall of the season as they prepare to take on No.14 Utah at home. The Cougs have lost three of their last four games, losing to then-ranked No.15 Oregon 44-41, beating...

WSU defenders tackle an Oregon player during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Cougs to battle Beavs in Corvallis 

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 12, 2022

WSU football is coming off a rough loss against No. 7 USC and will face Oregon State in a tough environment. Both teams are 1-2 in their last three games. WSU with losses to both ranked teams, No. 12...

WSU linebacker Daiyan Henley celebrates after making a play during an NCAA football game against Colorado State, Sep. 17.

The transfer portal opens, and stars pour out for the Cougs

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2022

Cougar football is rejuvenated in part thanks to several key transfers from the portal. On Jan. 7, WSU football fans received a troubling notification. Standout quarterback Jayden de Laura had entered...

WSU wide receiver DeZhaun Stribling (88) scores a touchdown during an NCAA football match against Idaho, Sep. 3, at Martin Stadium.

Cougars beat Idaho 24-17 in gritty Battle of the Palouse

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 5, 2022

PULLMAN – WSU football opened its season on Saturday with the Battle of the Palouse and defeated Idaho in a tight game, 24-17. The Battle of the Palouse was truly a battle, from start to finish. WSU...

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