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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Approximately half of the spring 2023 Evergreen sports section poses for a group photo in front of Murrow Hall, May 4, 2023.

WAZZU WEEKLY: Thank you, sports readers

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 18, 2023

The last two weeks have seen Pac-12 Championships for tennis, track and field, and rowing, the Women’s Golf NCAA West Regionals hosted by WSU at the Palouse Ridge Golf Course and Pullman High School...

WSU middle blocker Magda Jehlarova serves the ball during an NCAA volleyball match against Utah, Nov. 18.

WSU volleyball adds third new player of week

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 18, 2023

Completing the trifecta, WSU volleyball announced Wednesday via Twitter the addition of the third new player for the 2023 season, as well as the second new middle blocker Lucie Blažková, a Czech Republic...

WSU associate head coach Burdette Greeny sings fight song following spring match, April 2 at at Bohler Gym.

WSU volleyball adds Lana Radakovic to 2023 roster

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 18, 2023

While much of the WSU volleyball team spends time together in Náfplio, Greece, the recruiting team stays hard at work as the team announced via Twitter that they have added a middle blocker to the...

WSU volleyball players high-five fans after sweeping UW, Nov. 25.

WSU volleyball adds talented libero Emma Barbero to team

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief May 18, 2023

After announcing Monday that the team added middle blocker Lana Radakovic the team announced another new addition in talented international libero Emma Barbero Tuesday via Twitter.  Barbero,...

Brenden Potts poses with the Pac-12 Championship trophy March 5, 2023 at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas.

Brenden Potts: WSU women’s basketball super fan and friend

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor May 4, 2023

Sitting in the front row, closest to the Cougars’ bench, is one fan who hardly ever misses a game or a high-five with a player. Brenden Potts lives a superfan’s dream. He has a front-row seat to...

WSU women’s basketball team dances to “Man! I Feel Like A Woman!” by Shania Twain  after winning an NCAA womens basketball game against Oregon State, Sunday, Feb. 19, 2023, in Pullman, Wash.

Beyond the Box Score: moments that made Pullman sports

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor April 20, 2023

The 2022–23 season saw a star junior guard from New Zealand lead the Cougars to a Pac-12 Championship, a high school senior set his school’s 3-point record and a transfer linebacker who found incredible...

Pia Timmer lobs a soft attack against Montana defense in spring match, April 2 at Bohler Gym.

WSU Volleyball debuts new court, new faces in exhibition match 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 5, 2023

To celebrate the newly renovated Bohler Gym, WSU volleyball hosted Montana in an open-to-the-public exhibition match. Alongside the new court, a new face debuted for the Cougs and looked strong.  Iman...

Butch T. Cougar crowd surfs in the student section during an NCAA college football game against Oregon, Sep. 24.

Why being a WSU fan means so much

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief April 1, 2023

Everyone wants to see their favorite sports teams succeed, but not everyone is willing to put in the effort to actively support their favorite team in person. At any level, seeing the support of friends,...

WSU head coach Kamie Ethrige hoists the Pac-12 Championship trophy as her WSU womens basketball team celebrates after beating UCLA 65-61 in the Pac-12 Championship, March 5, 2023 in the Michelob ULTRA Arena in Las Vegas.

WSU women’s hoops wins Pac-12 Championship, baseball off to best start in 43 years

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen managing editor March 10, 2023

The WSU Cougars are Pac-12 Champions! On Sunday, WSU women’s basketball did what no WSU team had done in decades. They won the Pac-12 Championship, and they did so in spectacular fashion — by winning...

Junior outside hitter and setter Penny Tusa spikes the ball at Arizona State University on Oct. 20 at Bohler Gym.

Former Coug finds new home as assistant coach

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief March 2, 2023

CSU Bakersfield volleyball announced Monday a new assistant coach. WSU fans knew the name, as it was former Coug Penny Tusa.  Tusa played five seasons with the Cougs, from 2017–21, earning a Pac-12...

Sarah Silvernail named to 2023 Pac-12 Hall of Honor class 

Sarah Silvernail named to 2023 Pac-12 Hall of Honor class 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief February 27, 2023

Sarah Silvernail, WSU Hall of Fame class member of 2001 will add another accolade to her accomplished WSU volleyball career when she is inducted into the Pac-12 Hall of Honor as part of the 2023 class. The...

WSU recognizes senior outside hitter Laura Jansen before an NCAA volleyball game against UW, Nov. 25.

WSU volleyball banquet bittersweet for team 

BRANDON WILLMAN, Editor-in-chief February 14, 2023

To celebrate the prolific success of the coaching staff and players of WSU volleyball, the team held a banquet Friday.  Headlining the celebration was that of the team having made the seventh-straight...

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