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WSU’s penultimate spring event its biggest


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Spring football is over. Well, almost. Nearly. Just-one-more-early-morning-practice-to-go over. The last major event, heck, the only major event of the spring practices, occurred yesterday with Washington State’s spring game. We have our report, along with links to others, so read on.

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• Among the estimated 1,000 in attendance today included maybe 50 junior football recruits, including Bishop Sankey, the highly touted running back from Gonzaga Prep who committed to WSU already. There were also a couple signees – talked with Aaron Dunn some – who made the trip to watch their soon-to-be teammates. It was a three-generations-of-players show as well, because there were a few alums running around, like Brandon Gibson and Hamza and Husain Abdullah – watching brother Esa Johnwell catch a 10-yard pass. … What they saw on the Martin Stadium turf – as a side note, Rogers Field will be getting a makeover this summer, with the same turf that is on Martin Stadium installed there along with a new storage building over by the Cub and the elimination of the grass that is by the library – we documented last night on the blog and had in the paper this morning with this story. … Cougfan.com had this report by Braulio Perez, while freelancer Howie Stalwick had this piece in the Kitsap Sun and other papers. … The baseball team took another game from Oregon State, using an eight-run fourth inning to put away the Beavers. … Around the Pac-10, it looks as if Oregon finally has a basketball coach, Creighton’s Dana Altman, who once took the Arkansas job, got there and turned back. With a $2 million deal, there’s little chance of that happening to Oregon. If it does, though, it would fit right in with the long search to replace Ernie Kent. … A freshman running back shines for Huskies in scrimmage. … The defense dominated an inconsistent offense in ASU’s spring game. … Quarterback Kevin Prince seems more comfortable at UCLA.

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• That’s it for a while. I am officially on vacation, so this blog will be silent for the next couple weeks, unless of course I sneak away and post. It is addicting, you know. And I have problems with self-control. So you never know. Until later …


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