Evan Webeck

Sports Writer

Phoenix, AZ

Evan Webeck

Arizona State University junior studying journalism at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Sports Illustrated editorial intern.
ASU football beat writer for The State Press.
Passionate about sports and good music.


Henderson Alvarez emerges as surprise star for the Marlins

Before July 12, Henderson Alvarez thought he’d be spending his All-Star break at home in Valencia, Venezuela, relaxing with his family. But that day, less than 48 hours before baseball’s four-day vacation was to begin, Marlins manager Mike Redmond walked into the team’s visiting clubhouse at Citi Field and announced, “Hey, we got another All-Star!”.
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Futures Game features prospects Francisco Lindor and Lucas Giolito

Even in this day of advanced scouting, specialized prospect websites and a more informed fan base, many Futures Game participants go unheard of until they reach the majors, if they get that far. The kickoff to All-Star Weekend for the past 15 years allows prospects to play on the big stage, despite many being years away from making their Major League debuts.
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Surprise first-round pick Bruno Caboclo excited for NBA chance

Although he was named the Raptors' general manager one month before the 2013 draft, Masai Ujiri didn't get a chance to select a player because Toronto had no picks. Ujiri made a splash this year, however, surprising the basketball world by using the No. 20 choice on 18-year-old Brazilian small forward Bruno Caboclo, a largely unknown prospect.
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New athletic director Ray Anderson places priority on academics, interaction

For nearly eight years, Ray Anderson had been just a 15-minute walk away from work. Although ASU’s new athletic director has moved from the NFL league offices in New York City to Tempe, Anderson still plans on hoofing it to the job.
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Carson’s 19 leads ASU hoops to win over Bradley

It’s not quite 40, but it didn’t need to be. Sophomore point guard Jahii Carson followed up his 40-point performance against UNLV by scoring 19 points and leading the ASU men’s basketball team to a 70-58 win over the Bradley Braves Friday night. Carson was active in other parts of his game, however.
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Tennis coach McInerny reflects on 30 years as ASU head coach

Entering her 30 th season as ASU women’s tennis head coach, Sheila McInerney has made countless memories while at the helm of the tennis program. Still, she reflects on two upset victories as her favorite moments. “When I first started, Stanford, Cal, USC and UCLA were clearly the top in the conference,” McInerney said.
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Pitching Stands Out In Weekend Sweep

Two runs, 11 hits, zero errors. That’s the opponent’s line for one of Arizona State’s three wins this weekend, right? Wrong. It’s the line for the whole weekend. ASU played some of the most dominant baseball possible this past weekend. The Sun Devils outscored Long Beach State 21-2 over the three game series. While the seven run-per-game average is impressive, it wasn’t the story this weekend.
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No seniors, no problem for ASU tennis

Each of the past five years, the ASU women’s tennis team has had at least two seniors on its roster. This year, the tennis team is one of just three ASU teams with no seniors, joining the men’s golf and wrestling teams. The Sun Devils lost Jacqueline Cako, the 25 th best player in the nation according to the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s final rankings from 2012-13, and their top doubles pairing, Cako and Nicole Smith.
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ASU alumnus begins journey to pros

Despite being eliminated by California State Fullerton in the NCAA Fullerton Regional, the baseball season is just hitting its stride for many Sun Devils. Eighteen current players are playing in summer leagues, while six Sun Devils will be starting their professional careers.
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Why Moving To Phoenix Muni Is The Right Move

Less than two months ago, the ASU athletic department held its last major press conference.
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ASU's Unneeded Buzzer Beater

By now, much of the country has seen Evan Gordon's heroic layup to give the Sun Devils their 63 rd point and a spot back on the top of the NCAA tournament bubble, but why did it come down to that?
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Emotional Ride for Carson and Felix

As soon as they walked in the press conference room, it was obvious that Jahii Carson and Carrick Felix were more than satisfied with their team's 12-point win over Washington State. Felix opened the conference by saying they wanted to keep it quick in order to join the student section in doing the Harlem Shake on the court.
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Evan Webeck

Raised in a family of writers and sports fans, it was destiny for Evan to become a sportswriter. He was the sports editor of the Pacemaker-nominated The Edge yearbook as a senior at Glacier Peak High School. At Arizona State, he covered men's basketball and baseball for the Walter Cronkite Sports Network his freshman year, while also doing studio segments and hosting a radio show on The Blaze 1330 AM. Now a sophomore, he is the sports editor for The State Press. In his spare time, you'll find him listening to music such as Foster The People or watching sports.



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