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The 2024 WSU womens wrestling team. Courtesy of WSU wrestling.

‘Physically, mentally grueling but the absolute best’

ANNA ADAMS, Managing editor February 15, 2024

In a sport most often dominated by men, WSU women’s wrestling has shown their determination, skill and success in the National Collegiate Wrestling Association. Although the team is open to all skill...

The entire WSU wrestling team finished four in Nationals, March 18.

WSU’s wrestling team makes varsity club status

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor April 26, 2023

WSU’s wrestling team has made history this past week by finally moving to Varsity Club status.  The only other team to have done that at WSU has been the club rowing team.  “The men’s...

Phil Burnett, coach of WSU wrestling poses next to the support WSU wrestling sign along Washington Highway 26.

Attitude, Belief, Commitment: WSU’s Wrestling Coach Phil Burnett

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor February 16, 2023

Attitude, belief and commitment are the values Burnett said he tries to uphold as a wrestling coach.  “The ABCs of life,” Burnett said. “If you don’t have a good attitude, that’s not a good...

The 2022 WSU mens wrestling team.

Eat, sleep, school, wrestling

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor November 28, 2022

WSU men's wrestling is set to go to nationals in Puerto Rico. The team will travel for the National Collegiate Wrestling Association Nationals in March 2023. It is one of the furthest trips the team...

The 2022–23 WSU womens wrestling team.

Becoming All-American: The WSU women’s wrestling team

GABRIELLE BOWMAN, Evergreen news co-editor October 26, 2022

When Makenna Buhl (she/they) reached out to WSU wrestling coach, Phil Burnett, about joining the wrestling team, she did not know that she would help create the girl's wrestling team.  The girl’s...

WSU wrestling’s 2019 team poses for a team photo. The team featured 12 national qualifiers and an All-American.

Club team searches for national championship

TOM ABBOTT, Evergreen sports editor October 6, 2021

Cougar wrestling is one of the highest achieving teams on the Pullman campus, despite not receiving much recognition from students or WSU Athletics. Currently, WSU wrestling competes in the National...

WSU forward Grayson Lynch dribbles across the field in the first half on Sept. 5 at the Lower Soccer Field in Pullman.

All Cougs deserve support

AARIK LONG, Evergreen reporter September 29, 2021

WSU is home to a plethora of high-quality sports teams. From baseball to rowing, there are sports going on year-round that compete with some of the top teams in the nation and are able to hold their own. Even...

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