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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 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, Editor-in-chief 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...

WSU running back Jaylen Jenkins (29) runs downfield during an NCAA football match against Idaho, Sep. 3, at Martin Stadium.

WSU faces Colorado State Saturday

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 15, 2022

Coming off of a historic win where the Cougs beat Wisconsin, they hope to keep building their program up. Currently, expectations are as high as they have been since they were ranked No. 7 during...

You get an upset and you get an upset

You get an upset and you get an upset

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief September 14, 2022

Upsets, upsets, upsets, they are what keeps the college football season one of the most interesting sports to watch week-in and week-out. Week two was the week of the upset, usually, that never happens...

The College Football Playoff Committtee expanded the playoff from four to 12 teams beginning in 2026.

NCAA playoff expansion will not fix football

Hayden Stinchfield, Evergreen sports co-editor September 8, 2022

Since the current playoff system was put in place in 2014, college football fans have been wanting expansion, to make the Playoff National Championship into a system similar to the NFL or NBA. On Sept....

The WSU womens soccer team practices early in the morning, Aug. 22, at Lower Soccer Field.

Cougs to host Pilots in 2022 home opener

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter August 25, 2022

WSU soccer (0-1) is set to take on the Portland Pilots at 7 p.m. on Thursday at the Lower Soccer Field This will be the 14th time the Cougs and Pilots will play a soccer match. The Pilots have won all...

WSU wide receiver Calvin Jackson Jr. (8) lines up against USC cornerback Joshua Jackson Jr. (23) during a college football game Sept. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Wazzu Weekly: July 4, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor July 4, 2022

Hello and welcome to the Wazzu Weekly roundup of Washington State sports news. This is a collection of the week’s top stories and articles from your dedicated Daily Evergreen Sports Section and links...

USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 Conference, join Big Ten in 2024

USC, UCLA to leave Pac-12 Conference, join Big Ten in 2024

JAKE HULL and SAM TAYLOR July 2, 2022

For college sports fans, the sky is falling. The USC Trojans and UCLA Bruins announced Thursday they plan to leave the Pac-12 conference and join the Big Ten conference in 2024. On Friday, the Pac-12...

MLB and NBA have stopped testing for weed, are other sports next?

Current NCAA weed policies

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 14, 2022

Cannabis is becoming an integrated part of the lives of many college students. Until recently, the NCAA policies on cannabis have been strict and harsh. In 2014, the policy for testing positive for...

At this point, my bracket is the who-will-not-win prediction.

Satire: March giving me Madness

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist March 24, 2022

I have never claimed to be the authority on really anything about college basketball. Do not get me wrong, I have been to my fair share of Coug basketball games, and every so often I find myself...

The Cougar volleyball team huddles up one last time before the start of the first set in the matchup against Cal Feb. 26 in Bohler Gym.

Volleyball ready for NCAA Tournament

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter April 15, 2021

The WSU volleyball team is set to play in their fifth straight NCAA tournament on Thursday against Western Kentucky in Omaha, Nebraska. WSU is currently ranked 15th in the AVCA Coaches Poll going into...

Then-freshman Charisma Taylor competes in the long jump during the WSU Indoor Meet on Jan. 19, 2019 at the Indoor Practice Facility.

Taylor headlines four Cougars at NCAA Championships

DANIEL SHURR, Evergreen reporter March 15, 2021

The WSU track and field team sent four Cougar athletes to Randal Tyson Track Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas this weekend to compete in the 2021 NCAA Indoor National Championships for track and field. WSU...

Senior Taylor McCoy participates in the backstroke competition for WSU.

Cougars get back in the pool against Seattle U

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter January 22, 2021

The WSU women’s swim team has not been able to compete since last March at the beginning of the COVID- 19 pandemic. After a long time away from the pool, the women are now ready to swim. This week...

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