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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

While no Cougs were selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, five players with ties to the state of Washington were selected on June 23, 2022

NBA Draft Recap: Winners and Losers, Top Storylines, Bold Predictions

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor June 26, 2022

The NBA draft took place on Thursday and in predictable fashion it was quite unpredictable. The top three prospects in the draft were selected, as expected in the top three: Seattle native Paolo Banchero...

WSU guard Michael Flowers (12) dribbles around Arizona guard Pelle Larsson (10) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Feb. 10.

2022 NBA Draft Preview

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor June 22, 2022

The NBA draft has been extremely interesting in past years, with 2022 seeming to be no exception. Similar to other NBA drafts, there are a few players that stand out above the rest and after they are...

WSU infielders Kyle Russell (1) and Kodie Kolden (5) high five during an NCAA collegiate baseball game, April 2, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs down No. 10 Zags in Pullman

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 27, 2022

WSU baseball (17-22) continued their late-season surge, taking down No. 11 Gonzaga (26-12) Tuesday night in Pullman, 6-5. WSU had some late-game heroics at the plate, which helped propel them to victory. Caden...

WSU infielder Jack Smith dives for third base against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs fail to zig Zags

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 6, 2022

The Cougs (10-18, 2-10) lost a game they would rather forget on Tuesday night in Spokane against the No. 15 team in the nation, Gonzaga. The final score was a dismal 12-0, Zags. Gonzaga was remarkably...

Maxine Murphy swings at the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Jan. 29, at Hollingberry Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis beats northern neighbors

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor March 23, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Gonzaga (6-6) 5-2 Friday in Spokane, with sophomore Fifa Kumhom delivering the final blow. Kumhom was the hero of the day, winning her match to clinch the Cougars’ third straight...

WSU guard Charlisse Leger-Walker (5, right) shoots a three-pointer during a college basketball game against the University of San Francisco in Beasley Coliseum, Dec. 3, 2021.

Cougs beat Bulldogs in regional showdown

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter December 10, 2021

The Cougars women’s basketball team defeated Gonzaga 51-49 to extend their winning streak to three games.  WSU snapped a four-game losing streak to Gonzaga that dated back in 2015, when the Cougs...

Redshirt junior Kalyah Williams and freshman Katy Ryan rise up for a block against Gonzaga on Sept. 10 inside Bohler Gym.

Volleyball sweeps away Cougar Challenge

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter September 13, 2021

After four consecutive losses, the WSU volleyball team fought their way back to win three times during the Cougar Classic. The Cougars had a perfect record in their first home tournament since 2019.  In...

Then-sophomore outside hitter Pia Timmer rises up over net to spike ball.

Volleyball to host Cougar Challenge

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2021

The Cougs are coming home to Bohler Gym for the first time this season and will enter with a 0-4 record. After two tournaments on the road and no matches won, the Cougs are hosting the Cougar Challenge...

Graduate first baseman and catcher Tristan Peterson takes lead off second base.

Cougars fall to No. 21 Zags

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2021

WSU baseball lost a single game series against the No. 21 Gonzaga Bulldogs, losing 7-5 Tuesday night in Spokane. The Cougars (19-16, 7-11) now look to get ready for their upcoming matchup against No....

Then-freshman Savanna Ly-Nguyen hits the tennis ball back toward her opponent on March 31, 2019, at the Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis wins big on Senior Night

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

The WSU tennis team won 4-0 when they hosted Gonzaga for senior night Tuesday afternoon on the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts. Fifth-year Melisa Ates was the lone Cougar honored for senior night. She was...

Senior outfielder Collin Montez hits the ball during the game against Seattle U March 5 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Baseball loses in shortened game

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2021

WSU baseball lost their single game Tuesday against the Gonzaga Bulldogs 9-0 after winning their first Pac-12 series against Utah last weekend. The contest ended 6.1 innings after a fielder’s choice...

The rowing team will now head to Nevada for the Pac-12 Invitational.

Rowing holds on to Fawley Cup

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter April 5, 2021

The WSU rowing team captured a win against the Gonzaga Bulldogs this weekend, marking the Cougars' first home regatta win of the 2021 spring campaign. The annual winner of the race between WSU and Gonzaga...

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