She wore 33 like Larry Bird and and was the National Player of the Year for women’s basketball. She lead an undefeated team to an NCAA championship and won an Olympic gold medal. WSU women’s coach Kamie Ethridge was truly one of the legends of the game. This weekend she will be justly recognized as the first female athlete in the illustrious history of the University of Texas to have her jersey retired.
Ethridge was a two-time All-American point guard in her career spanning 1982-86. Her undefeated national championship team in 1986 was the first of it’s kind in women’s basketball. The same year she won the Wade trophy for the nation’s best player. She also won the Honda-Broderick Cup given the nation’s top woman athlete overall. Ethridge went on to win a gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul.
Ethridge finished her career as Texas’ all-time assists leader. She went on to a successful stint as an assistant coach at Kansas State and head coach at Northern Colorado before coming to Pullman.
Ethridge will be honored at Saturday night’s nationally televised Texas-LSU matchup at 4:30 PST on ABC. Awesome and well-deserved honor for Coach Ethridge!
A co-worker of mine recently urged me to check out the new Amazon series The Boys. Having originally read the source material by Garth Ennis I was skeptical due to the over-the-top violence and raunchiness. The show was absolute revelation as it toned down the craziness and really emphasized the most compelling parts of the comic series. The brilliant concept of super heroes being the bad guys is balanced by the humanity of actors Erin Moriarty and Jack Quaid. Karl Urban as the leader of the group fighting the superheroes, Antony Starr as the evil Superman type and Chace Crawford as the comic relief Aquaman-esque The Deep are also outstanding.....Danny McBride is back in Kenny Powers/Neal Gamby mode in the new HBO show The Righteous Gemstones. The show is a typical riot with great supporting performances by John Goodman, Walton Goggins, and Adam Devine. The Gemstone family mega-church does battle with blackmailers trying to cash in and rival preachers like Dermot Mulroney’s Johnny Seasons (A+ name). The show has more heart than McBride’s previous shows, but still remains hilarious. As Lee Russell would say “That’s what I’m talking about Gamby!”
A certain No. 13 wearing full practice attire runs off the field during our post-practice interview with Tracy Claeys. #WSU LB Jahad Woods appears to have practiced today after leaving the #NMSU game with an injury. pic.twitter.com/htyU4fMApV— Theo Lawson (@TheoLawson_SR) September 5, 2019
Q&A: Ex-Washington State running back James Williams talks NFL, relationship with Mike Leach and newborn son Rush | The Spokesman-Review
Among other things, Williams discussed being signed and waived by three NFL teams, pulling off a hurdle in Detroit’s preseason finale, the feud between his agent, Eric Dickerson, and former coach, Mike Leach, and how his two-month-old son Rush has changed his life.
Pac-12 Power Rankings Week 1: Huskies and Cougars start hot, and Oregon falls flat | The Seattle Times
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