WSU and the Arena will host the 2014 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championships Second and Third Rounds. More information can be found on the Spokane Arena website HERE.
In May 2011, Olerud sat down with me for a feature in the Winter 2011 edition of Washington State Magazine. The story focuses on Olerud's recovery from a brain aneurysm while at WSU, his faith, and how he applied that faith to a medical challenge with his daughter Jordan, who was born with a chromosome disorder.
Many more topics were discussed during the interview, including memories of playing for legendary coach Bobo Brayton, flirting with .400 with the Toronto Blue Jays during the 1993 season, and the Seattle Mariners' historic 2001 campaign.
Read excerpts from that interview HERE
Read about the volunteer initiative started by Cougar greats Jack Thompson (pictured), Robbie Tobeck and several other Cougars HERE
And don't miss out on the opportunity to attend the first CougsFirst! Trade Show, April 17 at the Hyatt Regency in Bellevue. WSU and NFL great Drew Bledsoe will provide the keynote address and display wines from his Doubleback Winery. Other WSU alumni exhibitors include Sterling Bank, Griffin Maclean Insurance, Cetera Advisor Networks, Alderbrook Spa and Resort, Aqua Quip, Xtreme Consulting, Beecher's Cheese, Seattle Seahawks/Sounders, Tacoma Rainiers, Wine-By Cougars and many others.
Admission is free. For more information and to register click HERE
Also follow The Cougar Football Project Twitter page for what's happening with the Football Operations Building construction.
Fans can receive exclusive access to tickets for the 2014 NCAA Tournament by purchasing tickets to the 2013 Women's Spokane Regional. Tickets can be purchased HERE.
A preview of the Spokane Region can be found at NCAA.com.