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Wazzu great Henry Rono dies at 72

KEDZIE MOE, Evergreen Sports Reporter February 17, 2024

Former WSU cross country and track and field athlete Henry Rono died at age 72 Thursday in Nairobi, Kenya. Rono began running for WSU in 1976 and was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1987. Rono was...

Three Cougs lead the pack during the Cougar Classic on Sept. 15, 2023
Credit: Washington State University/Bob Hubner

Cougar cross country gets off to running start at home

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor September 18, 2023

WSU Cross Country came close to having two perfect races on Saturday at the Cougar Classic Invitational at the Colfax Golf Club. The Cougs swept against a field that was expanded from last year, with their...

WSUs Neema Kimtai races across Colfax Golf Club, Sep. 5.

WSU cross country sees great individual success at Pac-12 Championships

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor November 2, 2022

Junior Neema Kimtai has had a fantastic season, but through the first two months, she had yet to lead the team in a race. That changed on Friday at the Pac-12 Championships, where she led a fast team and...

WSU defensive lineman Nusi Malani celebrates after the defense stops Utah on third down during an NCAA football match, Oct. 27.

Wazzu Weekly Oct. 31, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor October 30, 2022

On Tuesday, Burdette Greeny told Cougar Nation that he has cancer. Cougs, associated with the volleyball team, athletics and Cougar nation at large showed their support. Burdette Greeny intends to continue...

Cougar cross country ventures to Pre-Nationals in Oklahoma

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor October 25, 2022

The top two Cougar women made up a combined 150 spots in the last five kilometers of the race. These comebacks guided the team to a fifth-place finish in a big race. On Oct. 15, WSU cross country competed...

WSU linebacker Travion Brown tackles and Oregon player during an NCAA college football game, Sep. 24.

Wazzu Weekly: Sept. 30, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports co-editor September 30, 2022

Saturday’s soul-crushing loss to Oregon is still fresh on our minds.  It is hard to allow over 600 offensive yards and win a game but the Cougs almost did it, until, of course, they did not.  WSU...

The men’s cross country team compete in a race at the WSU Open on Aug. 30, 2019 at the Colfax Golf Course.

Cougar runners set personal records versus Pac-12 competition

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen sports co-editor September 29, 2022

University of Oregon’s annual Bill Dellinger Cross Country Invitational at the Pine Ridge Golf Club was the first test for the Cougs against Pac-12 opposition. The invitational on Sept. 23 was a...

WSUs Brian Barsaiya (left), Kelvin Limo (middle), and Leif Swanson (right) race across Colfax Golf Club, Sep. 5.

Coug cross country tees off season at home invitational

Hayden Stinchfield, Evergreen sports co-editor September 5, 2022

The WSU cross country Invitational at the Colfax Golf Club was held Thursday kicking off the season close to home against University of Idaho Vandals. The men’s team did not win their half of the...

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