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Sark, Romar highlight new Husky sports event

For nearly 40 years, Husky coaches traveled across the state to meet with fans of all ages. This, of course, was known as Coaches Tour and it was a staple of the spring sports season. But a new generation of UW coaches has a new vision, and Tuesday, May 11 marked the beginning of an exciting new era.

Check out these great photos from the all-new Huskies Celebrating Huskies event at UW Tacoma, courtesy of our presenting sponsor, Air Van Moving. It was the first of four stops this spring!

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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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