Topics ranged from wildfires, to football, to cross country in Bill Moos' podcast Thursday. The Cougar Director of Athletics offered a preview of various events this weekend for the football game and talked a little soccer and volleyball.
Leading up to the game Saturday, the Cougar Athletic Fund will be holding Friday at the Fifty with Klay Thompson, and the season's first Palouse Cougar Club Coaches Luncheon Friday. Defensive Coordinator Alex Grinch will be the special guest speaker.
The 50th anniversary of the Cardiac Kids will also be celebrated this weekend. Moos said that there will be a banquet held for them Friday night and that they will also be celebrated at halftime against Portland St.
Moos discussed how when football isn't being played it's in the hands of him and his staff to ensure people have a good gameday experience
"We want people to come back to Pullman and we want to welcome them with open arms," Moos said.
Wednesday it was announced that WSU would be giving away tickets to those affected by the wild fires in Eastern Washington. Moos talked about the thinking that went into making that decision on the podcast.
"We thought that it would be a good gesture to offer a little relief to those that have been effected," Moos said. "And to reward people that wanted to gift food and bottled water, etc. to these folks."
The podcast concluded with Moos discussing the start of the cross country season on Tuesday. The Cougs ran at the Colfax Golf Club Tuesday, the same course they will run at the Pac-12 Championships this year. The Soccer and Volleyball teams are both in action Friday, both on the road.
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