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Composing Cougar soccer
Fall 2013

WSU women's soccer coach Keidane McAlpine was a music business graduate and brings an up-tempo game to Cougar soccer.


Categories: Athletics
Tags: Soccer, Coach


A talk with Mike Leach about life, animals...and Cougar football
Fall 2012

A conversation with WSU head football coach Mike Leach ranges far and wide, from Cougar football prospects to hunting bears to the Tokyo Fish Market.


Categories: Athletics, Campus life
Tags: Football, Coach


LaToya Harris ’03—Standing out
Winter 2011
When coach LaToya Harris stands with her team on the volleyball court at Lewis-Clark State College, here’s the remarkable thing: She doesn’t stand out. Sure, she is the only one wearing black crop pants instead of blue shorts and a w...
Categories: Alumni, Athletics
Tags: Volleyball, Coach, Lewis-Clark State College


Kelly Smith
Spring 2006
You don't want to be around him when he loses...Kelly Smith harbors such desire to win, that the coach gets testy for days before an ordinary baseball game. From the first pitch to the last, he's usually demonstrative, typically pessimistic, and o...
Categories: Alumni, Athletics
Tags: Coach, Baseball


WSU Hall of Fame adds 5 who excelled
Summer 2004
Carol GordonOn February 21, the day of her induction into Washington State University's Athletic Hall of Fame, Carol Gordon offered a silent prayer. That evening she shared her petition with 180 guests at the induction banquet in the Compton Union...
Categories: Alumni, Athletics
Tags: Women athletes, Coach, Basketball, Football, Track and field, Hall of Fame


Dick Bennett's mantra: "Play hard, smart, and together"
Fall 2003
In more than three decades of coaching, Dick Bennett has developed a simple philosophy about basketball. It's a team game. "Once players understand and embrace that concept, basketball becomes simple-at both ends of the floor," he says." Viewed s...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Basketball, Coach, Education


Richardson era ends with her best
Fall 2003
"Someone like her only comes along once a career." —Rick Sloan Ellannee Richardson had just run the race of her life: a blistering 800-meter time of 2 minutes, 12.04 seconds, a personal record, in the final event of the heptathlon at June's NCA...
Categories: Athletics
Tags: Coach, Track and field


Brayton has his day in the sun, as WSU retires his number
Fall 2003
Dan Wodrich couldn't attend Bobo Brayton's banquet. He wanted to be there when Washington State University honored its winningest coach May 24 by retiring baseball jersey  no. 14. He played second base for Brayton in 1977-80, fulfilling a dre...
Categories: Athletics, Alumni
Tags: Coach, Baseball