Washington State

Washington State coach Rolovich fired for refusing vaccine

Washington State fired football coach Nick Rolovich and four of his assistants on Monday for refusing a state mandate that all employees get vaccinated against COVID-19, making him the first major college coach to lose his job over vaccination status. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, a Democrat, had set a deadline of Monday for thousands of…

Stanford

Stanford, Washington have faced similar struggles

Stanford coach David Shaw sees a lot of similarities between his team and Washington, just not the kind of trends to put either team in contention. “The Huskies don’t have the record that they wanted but they’ve been in a lot of these games, kind of just like us,” Shaw said. The problem for both…

Connecticut

Colchester, state lacrosse community mourn two Western Connecticut State lacrosse players killed in crash

In the wake of a devastating car crash Friday that killed two Western Connecticut State University men’s lacrosse players and injured a third, the Colchester and state lacrosse communities mourned the deaths of students just two months into their college careers. The two players who died, Tyler Graham and Jacob Chapman, both 18 years old,…

Northwestern

Swann: Why $35 is still too much for the Wildcats Classic

When Northwestern football was crowned the 2020 Big Ten West champions, earning their spot at the Big Ten championship against Ohio State, I was ecstatic, even though the pandemic kept me from seeing the game in-person. Then, the Buckeyes’ run game trampled over the Wildcats in a resounding 22-10 defeat. The shock on my face……