The Washington State University football team and other local athletes have been invited to the Parade of Champions next week.
Sponsored by the Spokane Lilac Festival Association, the parade will start at 1 p.m. Jan. 24 downtown. The event will honor area high school and college athletes who have won state and national championships.
Some of the athletes and teams that may attend the parade: Eastern Washington University’s football team; Tommy Becker, Mt. Spokane High School’s AAAA Cross Country Boys’ State Champion; Emily Hawkins, Ferris High School’s AAAA State Girls’ Cross Country Champion; and Central Valley High School’s state champion football team.
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MEMO: This sidebar appeared with the story: PROPOSED PARADE OF CHAMPIONS At 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, the Spokane Lilac Festival would like to honor area high school and college athletes that have won state and national championships since Sept. 1997 with a short parade through downtown Spokane.