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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 pitcher Tyler Hoeft warms up during an NCAA collegiate baseball game against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

WSU Baseball news roundup: A month until first pitch

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter January 12, 2023

WSU baseball is just over a month away from their opening day game Feb. 17 in Peoria, Arizona as they take on the Villanova Wildcats.  This season the Cougs will see 12 games that will be televised...

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 reporter 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...

If the refs are all cheating, does that mean they are playing by the rules?

Satire: WSU in hot water after school can’t afford bribes

CARSON HOLLAND, Evergreen columnist November 2, 2022

President Kirk Schulz announced with a heavy heart this weekend that WSU did not have the funds to bribe Pac-12 referees, citing lower attendance and weakening returns on Housing and Residence Life expenses.  This...

The WSU volleyball team celebrates after winning a point during an NCAA volleyball match against Arizona, Oct. 21.

Cougs prove their favorite Halloween candy is Gummy Bears in a sweep of Cal

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter November 1, 2022

On the eve of Halloween, the Cougs devoured the Cal Golden (Gummy) Bears to celebrate the festivities. WSU volleyball (16-7, 8-4 Pac-12) flipped the script following their previous loss as they took...

WSU forward Margie Detrizio shoots on goal during an NCAA soccer match against Arizona State, Oct. 20.

Soccer loses first home game after rough weekend

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter October 24, 2022

WSU Soccer (8-4-4) had two home matches over the weekend against the Arizona schools. The first game Thursday saw the Cougs get their first home loss on the season as the Arizona State Sun Devils won 2-0. The...

WSU outside hitter Laura Jansen (5) high-fives defensive specialist Julia Norville (11) during an NCAA volleyball game against Oregon, Oct. 7.

Volleyball welcomes the schools from the Copper State 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 19, 2022

WSU volleyball (13-6, 5-3 Pac-12) looks to continue its undefeated home streak as they host Arizona and Arizona State. The Cougs are coming off a two-game road trip where they lost a tough match against...

Kamie Ethridge coaches the WSU women’s basketball team on Feb. 2, 2020.

Kamie Ethridge signs contract extension

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor October 19, 2022

WSU is keeping its most successful women’s basketball coach on the Palouse. On Tuesday, Kamie Ethridge, WSU women’s basketball head coach, signed a contract extension that keeps her in Pullman through...

Some call Pac-12 referees make raise a lot of questions among fans.

Are Pac-12 refs really that bad?

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 14, 2022

It would not be a Pac-12 football game without the refs being the center of attention. A good performance by a ref would mean that no one would know their name or talk about them once the game is over. However,...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova spikes the ball during an NCAA volleyball game against Oregon, Oct. 7.

WSU volleyball back on the road for two matches 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 12, 2022

Following a successful weekend where-in the Cougs upset the then No.12 ranked Oregon Ducks 3-2 and swept the Oregon State Beavers, WSU (12-5, 4-2 Pac-12) is headed on a two-game road trip against conference...

Butch T. Cougar crowd surfs in the student section during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Sep. 24.

Injuries affect top teams during week 6 of NCAA football Season  

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 10, 2022

Following the sixth week of college football, some Cinderella runs are already over and the top echelon of teams are shifting around in the rankings.  All but one of the top five teams in the AP rankings...

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.

WSU juiceless in loss against USC

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor October 9, 2022

LOS ANGELES - WSU went scoreless in the second half as they lost to USC 30-14. It was noticeable the “juice” on the sideline was missing. There was no energy from the Cougs, they were dead in the...

WSUs Hannah Pukis (9) serves the ball during a college volleyball match against the University of California, Los Angeles, Sunday, Oct. 3, 2021, in Pullman, Wash.

Cougar volleyball finally back on the Palouse

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor October 6, 2022

Following a nine-match road trip over the course of five weeks, WSU volleyball (10-5) finally returns to the friendly confines of Bohler Gym for a 7 p.m. Friday night match versus No. 12 Oregon (10-2). Pukis...

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