Crimson Newswire: Search widens for Harris

FROM THE FUN NEWS regarding a former Washington State wideout and a famous rock star to the nerveracking update about the widening search for missing Tony Harris, Cougars are in the news. The Go2Guy waxes eloquent about Bill Doba and Donnie Marbut gives high marks to his newest baseball recruiting class.

Search widens for missing Seattle basketball star
News coverage of a Seattle basketball player missing in Brazil has prompted U.S. and Brazilian officials this week to hasten search efforts. Tony Harris, a graduate of Garfield High School and a star player for Washington State University in the 1990s, vanished after going to Brazil on Oct. 31 to play pro basketball for a team in Brasilia ...
Seattle P-I (the link includes info on how to send wishes to Tony's family)

Cougs sign 10 prepsters to baseball letters of intent
Ten high school seniors have each signed a National Letter of Intent to play baseball for Washington State beginning in 2009, Cougar head coach Donnie Marbut announced Thursday. "For us to compete for a Pac-10 title, we must continue this kind of class," Marbut said. "This is a group that has the potential to make a big impact in the Pacific-10 Conference ..."

WSU Sports Information

Bon Jovi welcomes former Cougar star to AFL team
Philadelphia Soul wide receiver Chris Jackson yesterday was introduced amid a number of news cameras, a gaggle of VIP ticketholders and several baskets of crab fries. And, oh, yeah, a certain recognizable rock star ...
Philadelphia Daily News

If Cougs wins out, Doba survives to join fans in bowl of merriment
A few weeks ago, after writing that Bill Doba will not coach the Cougs next year, I was told by a WSU staffer that such a projection was premature. It didn't seem like it at the time -- in fact, it seemed mature to the point of being really mature, overripe even. Alas, the staffer was right and I was wrong, with Washington State now playing like it might finish 6-6, go to a bowl game and save Doba's job ...
Seattle P-I's Go2Guy

The family friendly Apple Cup Anniversary Rally and BBQ is set for Friday, Nov. 23, from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Qwest Field Events Center. Both teams, coaches, bands, cheer squads and mascots will be in attendance. The cost is $20 for adults and $10 for kids 12 and under. Register at or call the WSU Alumni Association at 1-800-ALUM-WSU.

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