Morning Cougs, I’m extremely tired so I’m just going to jump right in and let you read a little while I head back to bed. But stay tuned again for another solid day of articles as we stay busy throughout the day.
1941 Washington State Cougars: A team lost in time – Seattle Times
Three teams from the state of Washington have made the Final Four in the 75 years of the NCAA tournament. The 1958 Seattle University team that lost in the title game included the great Elgin Baylor. The 1953 Washington team finished with the best record of the three despite losing in the semis. But the runner-up ’41 Washington State team lets us look at a year when sports and society collided in a way few teams ever have.
“It’s a blast from the past, we grew up together,” said Jason Monda, a 6’4 lefthander who plays outfield, first base and pitches for the 16-10 Cougars. “We didn’t play together early on, but once we got to high school, this was our core group, and to bring it together over here is pretty cool.”
CHUCK STARK | Prince moving onto new chapter in life – Kitsap Sun
I talked to Prince the night before he found out he was being let go. I’d interrupted his dinner with a phone call, and told him I hoped to catch up with him and Aaron Cunningham, the South Kitsap grad who is now part of Texas’ organization. Prince sounded upbeat, and looking forward to another day of baseball.
Many western Montana baseball fans have been watching the Cougars closely; their roster has not only one but two local boys on the roster. Red-shirt freshman Ben Roberts of Missoula has two homers and nine RBI’s on the season.