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

Bella Murekatete celebrating a fourth quarter WSU basket, Feb. 25, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars send seniors off right, beat Oregon 71-61

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 25, 2024

Astera Tuhina wanted to win today. The WSU sophomore from Kosovo and her teammates want to win every game, but Sunday was particularly important. It was senior day.  The last time that Bella...

WSU forward Jessica Clarke (14) shoots over Arizona State guard Jaddan Simmons (2) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 18.

Cougars leave Oregon with two historic dubs

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor January 16, 2023

Prior to Friday, Jessica Clarke had only played about seven minutes the whole season. Battling back from injury, the junior center from North Vancouver, Canada played double-digit minutes in both games...

Cougs hit Oregon trail in tough Pac-12 test

Cougs hit Oregon trail in tough Pac-12 test

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor January 12, 2023

With their half of the Apple Cup secured along with their first Pac-12 Conference win, the Cougs turn their attention to the Oregon schools, both formidable programs. WSU women’s basketball (11-4,...

WSU guard Jabe Mullins shoots the ball during an NCAA mens basketball game against Detroit Mercy, Nov. 25.

Cougs to get a taste of the Pac-12 against Oregon

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor November 30, 2022

WSU men’s basketball will travel down to Eugene on Thursday to get their first look at in-conference play against the Oregon Ducks. The Pac-12 added early in-conference matchups just a few years ago...

Brooklynn Been running in the grand entry at the Pendleton Round-Up.

A Princess in a Cowboy Hat

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor November 10, 2022

With the eyes of 65,000 people on her, Brooklynn Been entered the grass arena from the West gate on her bay horse, Captain. The roaring and chanting of the sold-out performance was electrifying, but Brooklynn...

The men’s cross country team compete in a race at the WSU Open on Aug. 30, 2019 at the Colfax Golf Course.

Cougar runners set personal records versus Pac-12 competition

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor September 30, 2022

University of Oregon’s annual Bill Dellinger Cross Country Invitational at the Pine Ridge Golf Club was the first test for the Cougs against Pac-12 opposition. The invitational on Sept. 23 was a...

WSU students leave Martin Stadium after the WSU football team loses to Oregon 44-41, Sep. 24.

Heartbreak on the Palouse

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 26, 2022

How else can you put it? Saturday’s Cougar football game, the first sold-out game at Martin Stadium since 2019, was heartbreak on the Palouse as the Cougs lost to the Oregon Ducks 44-41 after leading...

WSU wide receiver Lincoln Victor jumps for a pass during an NCAA football game against Colorado State, Sep. 17, 2022.

Cougs to face Ducks in near sell-out stadium

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor September 22, 2022

Jake Dickert versus Dan Lanning, two defensive masterminds clashing (metaphorical) helmets. Oregon is ranked 15th in the nation, according to the AP Poll. Oregon started the season as the No. 11...

Josie hopes to return to the Pendleton Round-Up with a win

Cougar Cowgirl: Let ‘er Buck

JOSIE GOODRICH, Reporter/Copy Editor September 15, 2022

The best rodeo of the entire year has finally arrived, and I could not be happier to run down the hill.  To give some history, the Pendleton Round-Up in Pendleton, Oregon is not only one of the oldest...

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....

Daylon Hicks prepares to jump at the Hayward Premiere in Eugene, Ore. on April 2.

Daylon’s Daily: controlled chaos

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 7, 2022

Entering the week of the Hayward Premiere, my mind was cluttered from the frustrations of the Baldy Castillo Invitational. As I placed dead last, I felt out of tune the whole week and I could not figure...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova (15) prepares to spike the ball on Nov. 5, 2021, in Pullman.

Cougar volleyball set for final home weekend

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter November 18, 2021

After a split in California this past weekend, the Cougs will be coming back to Bohler Gym for the last time this season. The No. 22 WSU volleyball team had a slow start to their campaign but soon turned...

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