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WSU Preps for Spokane Week


by WSU Athletics

PULLMAN, Wash. – The Washington State University Athletic Department will once again conclude spring football practice by hosting a week-long series of events known as Spokane Week.

Festivities begin Monday, April 21 with the Cougar Club Coaches Luncheon at the Red Lion at the Park, featuring Bill Moos and Mike Leach. Later that evening will be a Ladies Night Out with WSU Coaches and Administrators, including WSU Deputy Director of Athletics Anne McCoy and Women’s Basketball Coach June Daugherty, at Ferrante’s from 6-8 p.m.

Wednesday night will feature the Great Games in Cougar History at EPIC at Northern Quest Resort & Casino, where former Cougar greats Jason Gesser and Billy Newman will relieve WSU’s 2001 Sun Bowl victory over Purdue.

Additional events during Spokane Week include Monday morning’s Breakfast with Bill Moos at The Swinging Doors from 8:30-10 a.m., a Tuesday night Cougar Happy Hour at the Post Street Ale House from 4-6 p.m. with Cougar Hall of Famer Mark Rypien in attendance. There is also Friday’s Burgers with Bill Moos from noon-1 p.m. at The Ref in Spokane Valley followed by a golf outing at Circling Raven Golf Course from 1-6 p.m.

The week concludes Saturday with the Crimson and Gray Game at Joe Albi Stadium at 1 p.m. followed by an hour-long autograph session on the field.

For more information on Spokane Week events, please go to, or contact Melissa Hallenbeck at 509-358-7572.

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