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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

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

Cougs grab their half of Apple, beat Huskies 66-52

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 9, 2023

With the game even 6-6, Charlisse Leger-Walker simply raised her hand and caught the ball thrown directly at her by a Husky. At the other end of the floor, she plunged into a sea of purple below the...

WSU guard Astera Tuhina dribbles toward the hoop during an NCAA womens basketball game against Montana, Dec. 2.

Cougs host Dawgs with star guard potentially absent

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor January 6, 2023

Each of Charlisse Leger-Walker’s 40 points was not enough to defeat Wazzu’s cross-state rival in the Cougs’ 82-66 Apple Cup loss Dec. 11 in Seattle. With the Pullman edition of the Apple Cup happening...

WSU guard Tara Wallack stumbles after being fouled during an NCAA womens basketball game against Prairie View A&M, Nov. 13.

WSU to ring in new year with Pac-12 play

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor December 30, 2022

After the best season start in program history, WSU women’s basketball will face their toughest challenge yet to begin the bulk of Pac-12 Conference play.  The Cougs' 10-1 nonconference record is...

WSU wide receiver Robert Ferrel dives for a pass during the Apple Cup, Nov. 26.

Sour apples on the Palouse: UW takes possession of Apple Cup once again

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 27, 2022

The Huskies ripped away the Apple Cup Trophy from the Palouse. It will be missing from the Cougar Football Complex for the next year. WSU lost to the No. 12 University of Washington 51-33 in the 114th...

Quarterback Gardner Minshew II gets tackled by Washington sophomore defensive lineman Levi Onwuzurike during the Apple Cup on Nov. 23 at Martin Stadium.

WSU seeks to defend Apple Cup

TREVOR JUNT, Evergreen deputy sports editor November 24, 2022

The history of the Apple Cup is not on WSU’s side. In the past ten years, University of Washington has beaten WSU eight times. WSU only came on top in 2012 and last year in 2021. UW is having an...

WSU forward Lily Boyden trips over UW defender Kala McDaniel during an NCAA soccer match against UW, Nov. 5.

Soccer ends season with Apple Cup loss

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor November 7, 2022

The Huskies jumped up and down in celebration while WSU teammates surrounded fifth-year Mykiaa Minniss in an embrace as she laid down on the grass in her final act at the Lower Soccer Field in a five-year...

Junior outside hitter McKenna Woodford leaps to return the ball to UW during their match on Sept. 20. 2017

Sour Apples in Seattle as Cougar volleyball swept by UW

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 22, 2022

Nobody wants to lose the Apple Cup in any sport. WSU and University of Washington desire the bragging rights to be seen as the superior school in the Evergreen State. After winning the previous four matches,...

Cougar volleyball players leap to block a spike from Husky freshman middle blocker Lauren Sanders on Sept. 20.

WSU begins conference play with two big matchups 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Evergreen reporter September 21, 2022

A two-game skid must quickly be put in the rearview mirror of the WSU volleyball team, as they have Pac-12 conference play against rival schools to focus on. WSU volleyball (8-3) is preparing for a...

Yang Lee swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against UW, April 15.

Cougars prove Husky bark bigger than bite

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 20, 2022

Fifth-year senior Michaela Bayerlova and senior Savanna Ly-Nguyen had never beaten University of Washington. On Friday, they finally did. The No. 32 Huskies were a loud bunch, but the Cougs (7-14, 2-8)...

Michaela Bayerlova swings at the ball during an NCAA collegiate tennis match against Stanford, April 10.

Cougs to chase hardware in Pac-12 Championships

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor April 20, 2022

WSU tennis (7-14, 2-8) left for Ojai, Calif., on Monday for the 2022 Pac-12 Championships.  The Cougs are the 10th seed in the bracket and opened the championships with an immediate rematch with their...

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 21, 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...

Butch T. Cougar shows his sign off to the crowd during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against UW in Beasley Coliseum, Feb. 23.

WSU takes home 2021-22 Boeing Apple Cup Series

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter March 3, 2022

With the 78-70 win over Washington in Beasley Coliseum last Wednesday, the Cougars have unofficially clinched the 2021-22 Boeing Apple Cup Series Trophy. This is the third season of the athletic...

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