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 student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

WSU wide receiver DeZhaun Stribling celebrates with teammates after scoring a touchdown during the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

The good, the bad, the ugly of transfer portal 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter December 9, 2022

With college athletes now earning money from their name, image and likeness, there is even more incentive to move to the bigger market schools for high-level athletes. While name, image and likeness is...

Utah tight end Dalton Kincaid attempts to catch the ball by jumping over WSU defensive back Jordan Lee during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

College conference championship craziness continues

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter December 5, 2022

In the final games, before bowl season begins, every conference had its championship game. Several upsets, underperformances and blowouts occurred, and several games directly affected the playoff. Two...

WSU running back Nakia Watson runs around UW safety Alex Cook during the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Rivalry week brings exhilarating college football action 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 29, 2022

Week 13 of the college football season was not only the last regular season week but also the week in which most teams played their most bitter rivals. Several upsets occurred, several anticipated blowouts...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward celebrates after scoring a touchdown during an NCAA football match against Utah, Oct. 27.

The top five teams did WHAT??

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 23, 2022

Oh, so close. It was oh so close to becoming one of the craziest weekends of the 2022 college football season. Several top teams lost or came extraordinarily close to losing in their matchups. Tragically,...

Oregon wide receiver Seven McGee runs past WSU defenders during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Pac-12 Coug’d It

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 14, 2022

The year is 2022 and once again, the Pac-12 self-implodes. Oregon was well on its way to representing the conference in the college football playoff as they had only one loss to the No. 1 ranked Georgia...

WSU linebacker Travion Brown (82) tackles Utah quarterback Bryson Barnes (16) during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

Drama and controversy, what else is college football?

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 1, 2022

Week nine of the NCAA Football season was a wild ride, including teams fighting in the tunnel, thoroughly wetting the bed to ruin their undefeated season and playing with the beautiful and unproblematic...

Oregon wide receiver Seven McGee runs past WSU defenders during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

NCAA week eight has more questions than answers

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 25, 2022

Can TCU gain favor with the playoff committee? Will the Pac-12 have representation? What will Clemson do going forward?  Following the games of week eight of the NCAA football season, there still remain...

WSU linebacker Kyle Thornton tackles Oregon running back Bucky Irving during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Down goes Bama… Down goes the Trojans… 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 16, 2022

Week seven has concluded and it was a crazy week. Three top 10 teams fell and the playoff picture has slowly begun to present itself. In the biggest and most anticipated matchup of the week,  No. 3...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward dives for the pylon during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Sep. 24.

Cougs host Cal for Homecoming

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 28, 2022

Welcome home Cougs. You will always find your way back home. This weekend will be the homecoming game for WSU as they face California at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday in Gesa Field at Martin Stadium. WSU...

Oregon wide receiver Seven McGee runs past WSU defenders during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Heartbreak hits the nation in week 4 of college football 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 27, 2022

Both fans and players emotionally dedicate themselves to their college football teams. Week four of the college football season generated a ton of heartbreak across the country as many teams began conference...

WSU quarterback Cameron Ward throws a pass during an NCAA football game against Colorado State, Sep. 17.

Surprising Contenders showing up in College Football 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 20, 2022

The third week of college football has come and gone with many teams exceeding expectations and solidifying themselves as playoff contenders. The Pac-12 has four teams in the AP top 25, with three of...

WSU head coach Jake Dickert adresses his team after the 2022 Spring Game, April 23, at Martin Stadium.

WSU able to ‘Jump Around’ Wisconsin winning 17-14

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 11, 2022

It is the biggest statement win in the Jake Dickert-era. WSU football was able to go into Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin and take down the No.19 Badgers 17-14. The Cougar defense showed...

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