Stan Sheriff once told Riley Wallace he had the attributes of a football coach.
Wallace, at the time, was the Rainbows’ basketball coach.
It was an apt description for the feisty and competitive Wallace — and a comment he took as a compliment, which it was. We used to joke that “Old Yeller” was his favorite movie and his nickname.
Wallace is hospitalized in Las Vegas after suffering a stroke last night. We’re rooting for a speedy and full recovery for the feisty and competitive coach.
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The middle is the man.
Taylor Averill is off to one of the best starts for a middle in the volleyball program’s history. At one point in Friday’s match, he was scoring at 90 percent.
Today, he won a national award.