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Face painting at Spring Football Game

Dubbed “Friday Night Lights,” the annual Spring Football Game was played under the Husky Stadium lights for the very first time. An estimated crowd of 15,000 turned out despite a chilly night, and of course the UW Alumni Association had face painting, sign making and pictures with Harry the Husky.

Take a look at the UWAA’s photos on Flickr. See anyone you know? Tag them!

Want more Husky football?

UWTV will broadcast the Spring Game at 9 p.m. on Monday, May 3. For more listings, click here.

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Nick Montana wins Spring Game with late TD pass

Senior quarterback Jake Locker started the Huskies’ annual Spring Game on Friday, April 30, but it was freshman Nick Montana (above) who finished it with a bang. Montana, son of former Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Montana, completed 21 of 34 passes for 156 yards and two scores, including a 2-yard pass to Luther Leonard with no time on the clock to give the Purple team a 14-13 victory.

Locker, the UW’s Heisman Trophy hopeful, was 3 of 7 for 15 yards, leading the White team to an early touchdown. He played just four series.

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Dubs is the 2010 NCAA Mascot Champion

Dubs, the UW’s live Husky mascot, is one of the University of Washington’s most popular figures. Need proof? The 1-year-old Alaskan Malamute won the 2010 NCAA Mascot Tournament, beating out Blitz II of the Wofford Terriers. Dubs was crowned champion after four rounds of fan voting.

Hosted by Petside.com, the NCAA Mascot Tournament paired 16 of the country’s best pet mascots. For more on Dubs, see his Facebook page or follow his very own blog, which is pretty cool and has tons of photos.

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Catch live Husky softball on UWTV

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The No. 1-ranked Husky softball team is red hot these days. Seems everyone wants a piece of the defending national champions. Now you can see live Husky softball on UWTV.

Tune in this Friday at 6 p.m. to catch Danielle Lawrie and the Dawgs take on UCLA. For all the info and to see the Huskies in action, keep checking www.uwtv.org/softball.

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