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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 linebacker Travion Brown (82) tackles California running back Jaydn Ott during an NCAA football match, Oct. 1.

NCAA football Week 5 headlined by close ranked matchups

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter October 5, 2022

Unlike previous weeks, there were far less upsets during week five of the NCAA football season. However, a huge upset was mere minutes away from happening as unranked Missouri was leading the No. 1...

You get an upset and you get an upset

You get an upset and you get an upset

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter 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...

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 reporter September 12, 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...

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 reporter 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....

WSU running back Nakia Watson (25) runs down field during an NCAA football match against Idaho, Sep. 3, at Martin Stadium.

Cougs prepare to head ‘on Wisconsin’

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2022

WSU will play Wisconsin for the first time in 15 years on Saturday. The last time the Cougs played the Badgers was Sept. 1, 2007. In that game the Badgers won 42-21, Michael Bumpus, Seattle Sports Radio...

Week one for Pac-12 football was wild with Oregon and Utah ending their hopes at a National Championship before they started and USC looking like a contender.

Week one chaos in Pac-12 football

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen reporter September 8, 2022

What in the world is happening in Pac-12 football? College football is probably the hardest sport to predict, so many wild things happen each Saturday. In no way could I have predicted what happened...

The WSU womens volleyball team celebrates on-court after scoring the 18th and winning point against Utah on Sept. 28, 2018 in Bohler Gym.

Pac-12 Releases Volleyball TV Schedule

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter June 20, 2022

WSU and the Pac-12 officially announced the 2022 televised conference schedule on Thursday. WSU Volleyball will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Networks for a total of 14 conference matches. The Cougars have...

Butch T. Cougar hypes the crowd up before an NCAA collegiate baseball game against Utah, April 1, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs to host Trojans

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter April 28, 2022

WSU baseball (17-22) is set to host the USC Trojans (20-18) for a three-game series in Pullman, starting on Friday at 6 p.m. This will be the first and only regular matchup between the Cougs and the Trojans...

WSU catcher Matt Erickson throws the ball back to the pitcher during a scrimmage on Oct. 18, 2021, in Pullman.

Cougs to take on Cardinal

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter March 25, 2022

WSU baseball (9-11) is set to travel to Stanford, Calif. to take on the Stanford Cardinal (9-8) in a three-game series, starting at 6:05 p.m. Friday.  WSU is 14-50 against the Cardinal all-time....

Savanna Ly-Nguyen celebrates a point during a doubles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

Cougar tennis climbs the mountain of victory against Colorado, falls to Utah

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor March 24, 2022

WSU tennis (6-9, 1-3) beat Colorado (5-10, 0-6) in a nailbiter March 11 and lost to Utah (13-5, 2-4) in a tense battle March 13. Seniors Michaela Bayerlova and Savanna Ly-Nguyen led the way, clinching...

Then-graduate first baseman/catcher Tristan Peterson takes off from third base against Seattle U March 6, 2021, at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs get swept in first baseball Apple Cup

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter March 22, 2022

WSU baseball (9-10) lost all three games in the first Apple Cup matchup of the season to the Washington Huskies (12-8). A lack of offense from the Cougs and simple defensive mistakes helped the Huskies...

Then-sophomore right-handed pitcher Brandon White winds up to throw the ball in the scrimmage against Gonzaga University on Oct. 21, 2019 at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Cougs take one against Beavs

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter March 14, 2022

WSU baseball (8-7) took one game in a three-game series against the then-ranked No. 4 Oregon State Beavers (11-2). This was the Cougs’ first homestand of the 2022 season. WSU won the last game in...

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