A PIECE OF PULLMAN IS HEADING TO SPOKANE!
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS OPENING A NEW FACILITY
RIGHT IN THE HEART OF DOWNTOWN SPOKANE.
THE NEW STORE IS ON THE CORNER OF WALL AND RIVERSIDE.
AND WHEN IT'S ALL DONE.
THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT SAYS YOU WON'T BE ABLE TO
KXLY 4'S CAITI CURREY VISITED THE STORE TODAY AND
IT WORKING FOR YOU WITH ALL THE DETAILS.
NADINE- PEOPLE KEEP COMING UP TO THE WINDOWS TO GET
A PEEK INSIDE TO SEE WHAT'S GOING ON.
THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT ASSURES ME THAT COUG FANS
HAVE A LOT TO LOOK FORWARD TO WITH THE NEW STORE.
People are driving by and they're honking and their
waving their peeking in because they want to know
Well what's happening is the cougs are coming to downtown!
THE UNIVERSITY MAY BE A COUPLE HOURS AWAY.
BUT MANY PEOPLE CONSIDER WASHINGTON STATE TO BE SPOKANE'S
COME THIS FALL, SPOKANE'S WSU FANS WILL BE ABLE TO
PLAY AN EVEN BIGGER ROLE IN WSU ATHLETICS.
WITH THE NEW COUGAR CONNECTIONS STORE.
Spokane is vital to what we want to do, meaning WSU
in general but specifically athletics, to what we
need to be successful.
THE STORE WILL OFFER EVERYTHING FROM APPAREL, TICKET
SALES, AND EVEN COUGAR GOLD CHEESE.
DEVON THOMAS SAYS IT IS A ONE STOP SHOP FOR ALUMNI
AND FANS ALIKE.
We're going to cater to all Cougs, and a Coug doesn't
necessarily mean you went to school at WSU.
AND THOMAS SAYS THOSE COUGS ARE REALLY STEPPING FOR
WSU FOOTBALL THIS YEAR.
Right now season ticket sales are up over 120hundred
over last year.
MORE SPECIFICALLY, THE APPLE CUP AND THE OREGON GAME
HAVE LESS THAN 2-THOUSAND AVAILABLE TICKETS.
THOMAS SAYS SPOKANE'S A BIG PART OF THE SUCCESS.
Folks especially in this spokane community are going
after these tickets and they want to see all the changes
I mean this store is just one of the changes that
have come online in the last 12 months.
THERE IS NO SET DATE OF WHEN THE STORE WILL OPEN BU
TTHE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT TELLS ME THEY ARE HOPING
SOMETIME BEOFRE THE START OF FOOTBALL SEASON.
REPORTING IN DOWNTOWN SPOKANE, CAITI CURREY KXLY 4