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Eastern Washington University Basketball
Longtime Eastern Washington sports information director Dave Cook holds dozens of sporting event passes he has collected during his tenure since 1990.  (COLIN MULVANY/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Wed., June 30, 2021

Longtime Eastern Washington SID Dave Cook retires, excited to become just a fan

As a football coach, Mike Kramer figures he has worked with about 10 sports information directors, and nine of them, he said, would resemble Dave Cook.“All the SIDs have a common thread,” Kramer said. “Loyalty to the school, and a sense of eternal favor to the coaches, because the coaches are always so emotionally dangerous: dangerous to themselves and the institution.”

Former Gonzaga basketball great Domantas Sabonis (on left) is now a two-time NBA All-Star with the Indiana Pacers. He is a fan favorite in Indianapolis where he plays home games in the Bankers Life Fieldhouse.  (COLIN MULVANY/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

Forever Enshrined in Indy

From the Indy 500 Museum to the Indiana Hall of Fame to the NCAA Hall of Champions, the Spokane area is well represented. Driver Tom Sneva, former Gonzaga basketball star Maria Stack and Eastern Washington football (2011) and WSU basketball (1917) all are permanently displayed alongside other legends of sports. In addition, former Zag Domantas Sabonis’ face is prominently featured around Indianapolis, where former EWU basketball star Rodney Stuckey played three seasons and ex-Cheney High lineman was a No. 2 pick of the Indianapolis Colts.




Season status

Record: -

Previous game:
EWU 85, Northern Arizona 68


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