Monthly Archives: July 2012
The University of Washington is a place where champions are forged. 27 Olympic medals justify this claim. More support of this is found in the UW Rowing Team’s legendary effort in the 1936 Berlin Olympics. The Huskies, representing the US of course, overcame a one-boat deficit to beat the German and Italian teams. This article describes the athletes’ climb from underdogs to Top Dawgs. And make sure to follow Hope Solo, Courtney Thompson, the multiple UW Rowers, and all the other Huskies making their mark on the world stage.
The 1936 UW Varsity 8 began the year as the JV team and went on to win the Gold Medal at the Olympics
The Pac-12 Media Day concluded yesterday, as Coach Sark ventured down to Southern California with Keith Price and Desmond Trufant to answer questions throughout the day for the upcoming season. You can check out a video of their press conference here, which includes Coach Sark proving himself as an official CoachSark.com reporter!
Coach Sark handling questions with Keith Price and Desmond Trufant
Today, the Pac-12 Media Day takes place at Universal Studios in Los Angeles. Coach Sark along with Desmond Trufant and Keith Price will take the podium at 12:25 to answer questions about the upcoming season, and you can see what they have to say here. We will have more information after the conclusion of today’s media day.
It’s been a very sad day as our thoughts and prayers go out to the families of all the victims involved in the tragic shooting early this morning in Aurora, Colorado.
Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are in Seattle this Thursday to promote their upcoming movie titled “The Campaign.” They will be serving coffee at the Local Color Cafe in Pike Place Market, so get on down there and show them that Seattle is HuskyNation!
There is still room to sign up for the Big Dawg Football Camp, which takes place next week, Monday through Thursday from 9am to 3:30pm. The camp is for 3rd through 8th graders, and the campers will receive instruction from some of the Husky Football staff as well as some of the current players. For more information, you can visit the Big Dawg website or contact Torrey Myers at email@example.com.
Here’s a look at some of the inside progress being made on Husky Stadium:
We want to wish Abner Thomas a very happy birthday! Abner is now in his 25th year with Husky Football as an Internal Operations Assistant.
Abner (center) with Coach Sark and Husky Legend Napoleon Kaufman
A view of the new football operations facility and west bowl
A look at the progress on the construction of the new Husky Stadium from the East Practice Field
The north stands did not meet the same fate as the south section, but the lower bowl and Don James Center are both getting major face-lifts
The steel frame for the new south stands is stacking up quickly
Husky tight end (and power forward) Austin Seferian-Jenkins has been named to the John Mackey Award Watch List. The award is handed out each year to the top tight end in the nation.
Austin Seferian-Jenkins celebrates a big play with Jesse Callier during the victory over Cal
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