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Cougars to train in Lewiston

Thu., July 25, 2013

College Football: The Washington State football team is moving east for a portion of its preseason training camp.

A source close to the program confirmed Wednesday that the Cougars will begin practices for the upcoming season on Aug. 2 in Lewiston, where they are expected to spend the first part of camp. The specific duration of the team’s stay in Lewiston hasn’t been made available, though an announcement will likely come next week after coach Mike Leach returns from a Pac-12 media tour.

The exact location of WSU’s Lewiston practices will likely be included in any official announcement.

Construction at Martin Stadium has limited the amount of practice space available to the football team. Chirstian Caple

Demo day at Indian Canyon

Golf: The “Hit the Green” Golf Fest and Outdoor Demo Day will be Sunday from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at Indian Canyon Golf Course.

Tickets are $10 if purchased online at or at any of the city courses (Esmeralda, Downriver, Qualchan and Indian Canyon). Admission includes a beverage, tickets for interactive challenges and a coupon book worth $120 in discounts to city courses. Tickets cost $15 Sunday at Indian Canyon.

Golfers can try out the latest gear from TaylorMade, Adidas, Bridgestone, Cobra, Nike, Titleist, Puma and Henry-Griffitts.

Downriver pro Steve Conner, Esmeralda’s Rex Schultz, Indian Canyon’s Gary Lindeblad and Qualchan’s Mark Gardner will be available to offer instruction. First Tee of the Inland Northwest will offer instruction for children.

The event, presented by Northern Quest, is the largest outdoor demo day in the Northwest.

Jim Meehan


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