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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The 2021 WSU women’s basketball team was the first team under head coach Kamie Ethridge to raise a banner for the program’s first NCAA Tournament bid in 30 years. Thursday will see the first Championship banner in program history.

LET IT REIGN: WSU to raise Pac-12 Championship banner, host Gonzaga Thursday night

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor November 9, 2023

It is a moment head coach Kamie Ethridge and her team have been waiting for: the chance to put on their 2023 Pac-12 Championship rings and raise the championship banner at Beasley Coliseum. The Cougs...

WSU rowing takes Fawley Cup for 28th time in 31 tries 

JOSEPH RUTO, Evergreen reporter April 19, 2023

WSU rowing was up north last week for an interstate contest with Gonzaga, April 12 on Silver Lake near Medical Lake. The Fawley Cup, given to the winner of the annual 1V8+ race between Gonzaga and...

WSU tennis player Elyse Tse celebrates after winning a point during an NCAA tennis match against Gonzaga, Jan 22.

WSU takes down Gonzaga to improve to 2-0 on season 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Multimedia editor January 24, 2023

WSU tennis continued its winning ways despite some hard-fought battles against Gonzaga. Wazzu (2-0, 0-0 Pac-12) took care of business against the Bulldogs (2-1, 0-0 West Coast) in a 4-3 win Sunday. With...

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 27, 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 23, 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 28, 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 co-editor April 7, 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 co-editor March 24, 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 14, 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 9, 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 29, 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....

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