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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

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

Top five Cougs of the 2022–23 season

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 30, 2023

The end of the athletic season is here and after reviewing each of WSU's program's seasons, there were five players that stood out among their peers for their performances. From being named to their respective...

WSU women’s basketball team dances to “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain  after winning an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

2022–23 WSU athletics: year in review

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 23, 2023

  All but Track and Field is over for WSU athletics in the 2022-23 athletics year. With that brings a flood of memories of the good and the bad of the past year. Several programs had their best years...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward throws a pass during the WSU football spring game, Saturday, April 22, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Cam Ward looks more comfortable in new coordinator’s offense

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor April 27, 2023

Crimson quarterback Cam Ward diced up the Gray defense with a succession of passes, including multiple down the seam exposing the linebackers, safeties and slot cornerbacks along with other deep passes...

QB John Mateer looks down the field with hopes to make a big play, April 22.

Rating WSU spring game quarterback play 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2023

When football programs hold their spring game, it is the final showcase of the team to fans before summer starts and there is a short hiatus before the fall season. For WSU and the Crimson and Gray spring...

WSU punter Nick Haberer (left) holds the ball for kicker Dean Janikowski (right) during practice, Aug. 17, at Martin Stadium.

WSU kicker started ‘Kicking Cancer’ fundraiser to honor late mother

ANNIE HAGER April 20, 2023

Dean Janikowski looks down at his hand with the word "mom" written on it in Sharpie before kickoff. Dean is the starting kicker on the WSU football team and plans on playing until he graduates with...

Kassidy Woods (left) and his partner Kyli Obermiller (right) at a University of Northern Colorado game.

Former WSU football player drops lawsuit against WSU

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 20, 2023

When Kassidy Woods told former WSU football head coach Nick Rolovich he was a part of Players United in August 2020, he was prepared for backlash. “Back then, I kinda was preparing for the worst just...

XFL is coming, and heres what you need to know

XFL is coming, and here’s what you need to know

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor February 17, 2023

So, the NFL season just ended and you are not quite ready to give up your weekend football, what do you do? You are in luck, the XFL is back in business for a third stint this weekend. You may recall...

WSU running back Max Borghi (21) waves to camera while running onto the field before a college football game against the University of Arizona at Martin Stadium, Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

My experience photographing football as a non-football fan

MASON MARON February 17, 2023

With the Super Bowl just behind us, I’m happy to see football discussion dying down in casual conversations again.  This isn’t because I have anything against football, of course; it’s just because...

Hunter Pearson traverses a muddy Hockinson High School field in October 2016.

Late Columbia River student honored with annual flag football game

BEAU BRADEN, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2023

Dec. 26, 2022. A band of 40 gather at a stormy John O’Rourke Field at Columbia River High School in Vancouver.  The group, mainly comprised of high school and college-aged men, shake hands, give...

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

Meet the new guy: WSU wide receivers coach Nick Edwards

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen sports co-editor February 2, 2023

This offseason has been filled with turnover for WSU football, with players graduating, coming and going via the transfer portal and coaching changes. But WSU has filled their last open coaching spot with...

Dallas Cowboys Kicker Brett Maher missed four straight PATs in an NFL playoff game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Monday.

The yips are athletes’ worst nightmare

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief January 18, 2023

The yips are an informal term that is used to describe a phenomenon where a professional athlete will suddenly and disastrously lose the ability to perform at a high level, or even a decent level. It is...

SoFi Stadium showcases the College Football Playoff trophy during the 2022 Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl, Dec. 17, in Los Angeles.

Farewell to the 2022 college football season 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief January 12, 2023

What do you get when a Bulldog and a Horned Frog fight? I don’t know. I was asleep by halftime. Sadly, the Argentine Horned Frog is decreasing in population and nearing endangered status. Still, if...

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