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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

Hicks clears the 2.05-meter bar at the WSU-UW dual meet at Mooberry Track on April 22,2022.

Daylon’s Daily: finishing on a high note

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2022

WSU hosted University of Washington last weekend for the first dual meet in Pullman since 2018.  It felt strange not having to wake up for an early flight or practice, but I was not as ecstatic as...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the future life holds

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 21, 2022

As the year comes to an end, I really feel this may have been the hardest year yet. Transitioning from online classes back to in-person classes was a weird experience for me because I was used to...

Athletes can smoke weed to help with recovery after games

Weed in sports: does it belong?

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 13, 2022

People have different perceptions about weed and its place in society, but what about its place in sports? In your youth, you may have been taught by your parents or in school that doing any drug,...

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: controlled chaos

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2022

Entering the week of the Hayward Premiere, my mind was cluttered from the frustrations of the Baldy Castillo Invitational. As I placed dead last, I felt out of tune the whole week and I could not figure...

Hicks prepares to jump at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: two sides of the same coin

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 10, 2022

With the indoor season out of the way, I can finally focus on the outdoor season. You may ask, “what’s the difference, you still jump either way,” and to that, I agree with you; however, the...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: the season finale 

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2022

Difficult — the main word to describe my 2021-22 indoor season. From dealing with a toe injury throughout the season to losing my groove, this is the meet I was anxious for the most. Going into the...

Hicks prepares to jump at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: 6-feet-7-inches: the numbers that changed everything

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2022

With practice and preparation comes confidence. After last week’s meet ended in a way that affected me both mentally and physically, I knew I needed a change in the way I approach my daily life. This...

Then-redshirt sophomore sprinter Tierney Silliman (left) and then-sophomore sprinter Jordyn Tucker race neck and neck down the track during their 60-meter dash heat Jan. 19, 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

Cougs post records at three meets

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

The Cougs competed in three different meets across the country last weekend. WSU competed at the Husky Classic in Seattle, the Don Kirby Elite Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., and the Whitworth Invitational...

Hicks prepares to jump during an indoor track meet on Jan. 14 at the Podium in Spokane, Wash.

Daylon’s Daily: Dealing with injury

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 10, 2022

Dealing with an injury in life is never easy. As a kid, I did not have too many injuries aside from two; a TV fell on my foot as a child, and I cut my big toe open while doing volunteer work. I proved...

Daylon Hicks jumps over the 6-foot-4 bar on Jan. 14 at The Podium in Spokane.

Daylon’s Daily: Traveling in the pandemic

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter February 3, 2022

Traveling can often be described as an experience that is both exciting and full of relaxation; however, traveling for sports during the pandemic is a whole different experience.  The thoughts...

Sophomore Matthew Watkins (left), and redshirt sophomore Zak Kindl compete in the mens 5000-meter Saturday afternoon at Mooberry Track.

Track’s action-packed weekend

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter January 20, 2022

The Cougs had standout performances at the Cougar Classic Invitational and the UW Preview this last weekend. WSU had five first-place finishes at the Cougar Classic. The Cougs also posted nine top-three...

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