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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...

Savanna Ly-Nguyen prepares to strike the ball during a singles match against Idaho, Saturday, Jan. 29, at Hollingbery Fieldhouse.

WSU’s LA dreams crushed against USC and UCLA

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 7, 2022

WSU tennis (6-12, 1-6) spent the weekend in Los Angeles, where they saw their comeback stalled by No. 21 USC (12-10, 5-3), 4-3, and were overpowered by No. 15 UCLA (10-3, 6-0), 6-1. 4-3 loss to USC In...

WSU forward Mouhamed Gueye (35) dunks the ball during the first half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Arizona, Feb. 10.

WSU hoops drop two in So-Cal

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 24, 2022

The Cougs seemingly have lost all hope of an NCAA Tournament berth with a pair of losses to the Los Angeles schools over the weekend. On Thursday, WSU lost 76-56 to No. 13 UCLA. On Sunday, they fell on...

WSU guard Tyrell Roberts (2) jumps for a layup during the second half of an NCAA collegiate basketball game against Arizona State in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 12.

Cougs look to realize California dreams

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter February 17, 2022

After starting their hardest stretch of the season with three straight losses, WSU (14-10, 7-6) heads to Los Angeles for their two toughest road games of the season against No. 13 UCLA (17-5, 9-4) and...

WSU guard Krystal Leger-Walker (4) looks to pass the ball during a college basketball game against the University of San Francisco in Beasley Colliseum, Dec. 3, 2021.

Cougs get clawed by Bruins

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter January 17, 2022

The Cougars lost to the UCLA Bruins on Sunday, 71-58, and remain winless in Pauley Pavilion. This was the Cougars 44th matchup against the Bruins. Last matchup, the Cougars upset the 5th-ranked Bruins...

WSU forward Elyse Bennett (13) shoots on goal during a college soccer match against USC on Oct. 21, 2021, in Pullman.

Cougs hang tight with ranked foes

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 26, 2021

This week, the Cougs welcomed two top-10 ranked teams to Pullman, earning a draw in both meetings. On Thursday night, the Cougars played No. 5 USC and ended scoreless with neither team managing to get...

Soccer hosts toughest opponents of season

Soccer hosts toughest opponents of season

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2021

WSU soccer is set to play two nationally-ranked teams this week. They will be playing No. 5 USC at 7 p.m. Thursday and No. 8 UCLA at 5 p.m. Sunday at the Lower Soccer Field. The matchups mark the last...

WSU outside hitter Penny Tusa (1) celebrates during a college volleyball match Oct. 1 in Pullman.

WSU drops pair of matches

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter October 7, 2021

WSU volleyball lost both matches this past weekend. Both No. 15 UCLA and USC proved to be challenging matches for the Cougs.  On Friday, WSU and USC played to four sets. Unfortunately, this...

Redshirt junior Kalyah Williams and freshman Katy Ryan rise up for a block against Gonzaga on Sept. 10 inside Bohler Gym.

Cougs host Tinsletown foes

KAT MCKINNEY-ROLEY, Evergreen reporter September 30, 2021

After an epic win against the Huskies, the WSU volleyball program is on a little bit of a winning streak. The streak started at the Cougar Classic that WSU hosted in Pullman earlier in September,...

Then-sophomore running back Max Borghi goes in for the touchdown against Colorado in a 2019 game at Martin Stadium.

Preseason Pac-12 power rankings

KURIA POUNDS, Evergreen reporter August 24, 2021

After a season where WSU finished 1-3 in the Pac-12 North, a “regular” 12-game schedule for the Pac-12 is about to commence within days. The Pac-12 looks to compete with powerhouse conferences like...

Sophomore Pang Jittakoat celebrates after winning her singles match, clinching the victory against Arizona Sunday afternoon at the WSU Outdoor Tennis Courts.

Tennis ends season with loss in Pac-12 championship

ERIN MULLINS, Evergreen reporter April 26, 2021

The WSU tennis team finished up their season at the Pac-12 Championships when they lost to the UCLA Bruins 4-0 on Saturday. The Cougars opened the championships with a 4-0 victory against Colorado which...

Senior forward Elyse Bennett leads the team with five goals this season.

Soccer drops both matches in Los Angeles

DAYLON HICKS, Evergreen reporter April 6, 2021

The WSU soccer team took a pair of tough losses on the road in Los Angeles against UCLA and USC this weekend. In their first game against UCLA last Friday, the Cougars were stuck in a tough position...

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