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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 senior right-hander Duke Brotherton pitches in WSU baseballs 7-6 loss to Utah, March 10 in Pullman, Wash.

Cougs walk 13 times, score 12 times, win once in Los Angeles

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor March 17, 2024

WSU baseball (10-7, 2-3 Pac-12) beat UCLA (6-11, 1-4) 12-5 in Los Angeles for the first time since 2014, breaking an 11-game losing streak. The Cougars won behind a persistent offensive effort that...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina shoots for three during an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Feb. 23, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women’s hoops upset No. 13 Colorado

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor March 3, 2024

Astera Tuhina muscled the ball inside to Beyonce Bea from the 3-point line and then took one, two-three, four, five-six steps back, caught the rock Bea flung back and let it fly. The Cougar coaching...

Kyra Gardner shoots form the corner as Oregons Grace Vanslooten closes out, Feb. 25, in Pullman, Wash.

Gardner shows out, Cougs cannot overcome early deficit, lose to No. 18 Utah

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor March 2, 2024

In fewer than three minutes, the No. 18 Utah Utes had sank four 3-pointers on their home floor to take a commanding 14-2 lead. WSU women’s basketball (17-13, 6-11 Pac-12), still clinging to hopes...

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...

Then-WSU Womens golf teammates senior Madison Odiorne, sophomore Emily Baumgart, and freshman Darcy Habgood set up to range balls during a practice session Monday afternoon at WSUs practice facility.

Cougar women’s golf excited for season ahead

LEVI COOVERT February 24, 2024

The WSU Cougars women’s golf team began their season with the Pac-12 Preview Tournament at Nanea Golf Club in Hawaii. Before they left Pullman, a few members of the team sat down to answer questions...

The Pac-12 Champions 2022–23 womens basketball team were honored ahead of the new teams bout with Gonzaga, Nov. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU women’s basketball to recognize six seniors Sunday

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 22, 2024

Three NCAA Tournament appearances, one Pac-12 Championship. Six seniors changed the program forever and they may not be done yet. “They changed an average program and made it into an above-average...

WSU guard Tara Wallack looks for a pass during an NCAA women’s basketball game against Arizona, Jan. 21, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Wazzu wins without Leger-Walker for first time behind Wallack’s career day

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 19, 2024

For the first time since Charlisse Leger-Walker joined WSU women’s basketball, the Cougs won a game without her on the floor. Following Friday’s disheartening 19-point loss to Arizona, the Cougars...

Eleonora Villa looking for a lane to make a pass to Bella Murekatete in the post, Feb. 2, in Pullman, Wash.

WSU hits rock bottom, begins to climb out of canyon in Grand Canyon state

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 19, 2024

It’s always darkest, just before the dawn. That was WSU women’s basketball’s weekend in a nutshell. WSU (16-11, 5-9 Pac-12) lost 64-45 to the Arizona Wildcats (14-12, 6-8) Friday night at the...

Tara Wallack driving in to the lane from the right wing, Feb. 9, in Pullman, Wash.

‘We started the game with the wrong mindset’; WSU loses to Cal 66-59

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 10, 2024

Eleonora Villa sent the first of her three free throw attempts into the air. The ball rattled off the rim, glazed the glass and plummeted off to the right. Gravity was not on the Cougars' side. WSU...

Charlisse Leger-Walker during the pre-game huddle in the Cougs first game following her season-ending injury, Feb. 2, in Pullman, Wash.

Without Charlisse Leger-Walker, how can Cougs compete? 

LEVI COOVERT February 9, 2024

When the Cougars took down the No. 2 ranked UCLA Bruins on Jan. 28, it was a bittersweet moment. Yes, WSU had just earned their best win of the season on the road, a win that could propel them into the...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina launches and makes a half-time buzzer-beater during an NCAA womens basketball game against Utah, Feb. 4, 2024, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougars host Cal, No. 6 Stanford and college basketball’s winningest coach

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 8, 2024

Following the Cougars’ 73-61 loss to No. 20 Utah, Sunday, junior guard Tara Wallack spoke candidly to the media about what life without Charlisse Leger-Walker, the program’s star of four years, is...

SPOKANE, WA - MARCH 28, 2011: Head Coach Tara VanDerveer, Stanford Womens Basketball vs Gonzaga, NCAA West Regional Finals at the Spokane Arena on March 28, 2011. Courtesy Don Feria, Stanfordphoto.com

Tara VanDerveer returns to the Palouse as the winningest coach in college basketball history

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor February 8, 2024

Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer, the winningest coach in college basketball history, has lost to WSU just once in her nearly 40-year Pacific Conference dominance. WSU head coach Kamie Ethridge,...

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