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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

WSU head coach Jake Dickert enters the field before the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Dickert inks deal with WSU through 2027

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor January 26, 2023

WSU head coach Jake Dickert has agreed to a contract extension with WSU which would keep him with the school through the 2027 season. Dickert was on a previous deal that he signed in 2021 that kept...

Ben Arbuckle coaching at Western Kentucky University

WSU hires new OC and DC

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor January 12, 2023

Before the WSU season ended, the football coaching staff changed as they lost their offensive coordinator and defensive coordinator to other coaching jobs. Eric Morris, the former WSU offensive coordinator,...

Fresno State wide receiver Nikko Remigio evades WSU defensive back Armani Marsh during the 2022 Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl, Dec. 17, in Los Angeles.

No joy in Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor December 18, 2022

WSU was embarrassed in the Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl. The Cougs lost to Fresno State 29-6. The offense looked pathetic from the jump as they were held scoreless in the first half and were just able...

The WSU football team runs onto the field before the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

WSU will play Fresno State on national televison

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor December 16, 2022

WSU will play in their seventh straight bowl game against the Fresno State Bulldogs Saturday. Fresno State is currently on an eight-game win streak which helped them secure the Mountain West Conference...

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...

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 Armani Marsh (8) and RJ Stone (10) pursue California quarterback Jack Plummer during an NCAA football match, Oct. 1.

Cougars travel to City of Angels to play No.6 USC

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 5, 2022

Elite offense versus elite defense. The battle is about to go down in the Coliseum. USC is currently ranked No.6 in the nation, according to the AP Poll.  WSU technically ranked 26th as they were...

WSU head coach Jake Dickert speaks to his players after the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Dickert-era on display

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor September 14, 2022

After yelling over 80,000 people, Jake Dickert could barely speak. Thankfully, he had wonderful things to talk about when the clock hit zero. With 3.5 million people watching, first-year head coach...

WSU head coach Jake Dickert speaks to his players after the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

Satire: WSU Football to recruit fans to start Saturday

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist August 31, 2022

Head coach of the WSU Football team, Jack Dickert, issued a press release that they would begin recruiting fans to play in their Saturday matchup against the University of Idaho.  “We were surprised...

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