Sunday, April 19, 2009 wants Dawgs and Cougs to share their stories... is looking for athletes, coaches, and anyone else to share their stories and perspectives on their participation in the University of Washington/Washington State University dual track and field meet.

This year's meet will be held on May 2nd at Husky Stadium. In last year's meet, the Cougars swept the Huskies in Pullman 116-47 (women) and 93-70 (men).

Washington State would love nothing more than to sweep the Huskies in their house in 2009; conversely, the Dawgs would love nothing better than to ruin the WSU Track & Field alumni reunion weekend that's starting the night before the meet in Redmond by kicking the Cougs across the Cascades back to Pullman.

From a personal perspective to start the conversation on the UW/WSU dual track meet memories, one of the first college track meets I ever saw was the UW/WSU meet in Husky Stadium in 1975, when the Huskies beat the Cougars 95-68.

That meet was capped by Billy Hicks of the UW pointing his finger and talking trash at a WSU runner in the 440 as he crossed the finish line, which was captured by an alert photographer and put in the next day's Seattle Times.

We are looking to write a piece on this on or about May 1st and would like to hear your stories on your favorite memories of this in-state rivalry.

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