Latest from Dave Walsh
Dave Walsh: UW Student-Athletes Have That ‘Wow’ Factor
Dave Walsh writes, “I’ve always been impressed by the ability of the college athlete. What these young competitors do on the fields and floors, on the tracks and in the water is remarkable.”
Dave WalshJuly 13, 2023
Dave Walsh: It May Not Be A ‘Sport,’ But Downing 62 Hot Dogs In 10 Minutes Is Impressive
Dave Walsh writes, “I never would have believed that any human could eat and put that many hot dogs into a human stomach. I don’t know if this is a sport or if competitive eaters are athletes. Any way you look at it, that’s quite a physical feat for Joey Chestnut.”
Dave WalshJuly 06, 2023
Dave Walsh: For One Night, Embattled Yankees Pitcher German Was Perfect
Dave Walsh writes, “What a difference a few days make as well. Domingo German went from getting booed off the mound his previous start to a perfect game.”
Dave WalshJune 30, 2023
Dave Walsh: Jim Brandenburg’s UW Basketball Teams Were Gritty, Tough And Over-Achieving
Dave Walsh writes: “Wyoming very much took on the personality and style of their head coach. Jim Brandenburg teams played hard and tough. It was the Brandenburg style of play.”
Dave WalshJune 22, 2023
Dave Walsh: Remembering Former UW Men's Hoops Coach Jim Brandenburg As A Tough, Hands-On Leader Who Won — A Lot
Dave Walsh writes: “It was my privilege to call the last three seasons coach Brandenburg was at Wyoming. In those final three seasons under Brandenburg, the Cowboys would win 59 games, win a conference championship and make NIT and NCAA tournament appearances.”
Dave WalshJune 19, 2023
Dave Walsh: There’s Nothing Like The U.S. Open, Where Anyone Can Qualify And Play
Dave Walsh writes: There’s an added extra to this year’s U.S. Open. This will be the first major tournament played in the new PGA-LIV era. Less than two weeks ago, the PGA Tour merged with Saudi Arabian-backed LIV Golf and created a new golf league.
Dave WalshJune 15, 2023
Dave Walsh: It's 12 Weeks Before Wyoming Cowboys Football Begins
Columnist Dave Walsh writes, "What an opening game match-up that is for the Cowboys and their fans. A big-time opponent, from a big-time conference. And Cowboy fans have a great opportunity to take it all in, up close and personal. Wyoming versus Texas Tech, in War Memorial Stadium."
Dave WalshJune 09, 2023
Dave Walsh: Between The NBA And NHL, There’s Something So Final In The Air
Dave Walsh writes: “Finals will draw all kinds of different audiences. There are, of course, those who are regular fans and followers, which make up the biggest group. … In fact, there will be some who haven’t watched a minute of NBA all season who will take a peek of the finals.
Dave WalshJune 02, 2023
Dave Walsh: Track And Field Is Back Outdoors Where It’s At Its Best
Dave Walsh writes: “Like most, I prefer a clear day. It can be cool, but not freezing cold. I don’t mind bundling up a bit, but I don’t want to sit and shiver. I like the game to be played on a dry surface. Slipping and sliding on a slick surface can alter the game.”
Dave WalshMay 25, 2023
Dave Walsh: War Memorial Stadium Gets New Turf
Columnist Dave Walsh writes, "When the University of Wyoming Cowboys take on Texas Tech in War Memorial Stadium on Sept. 2, they will be playing on a new rug."
Dave WalshMay 12, 2023
By Dave Walsh: UW Athletic Programs Also Score High In The Classroom
Dave Walsh writes: “I’m so impressed by those who can compete in their sport at a very high level and all the while performing and achieving the classroom. Doing and accomplishing both, at the same time, is impressive.”
Dave WalshMay 04, 2023
Dave Walsh: The Brown and Gold Spring Game A UW Sports Annual Rite Of Passage
Dave Walsh writes: “It’s technically the final practice of the spring for the Wyoming Cowboys football team. Saturday’s 15th and final practice of the spring session is a bit more than that."
Dave WalshApril 27, 2023
Dave Walsh: Cowgirls Tennis On The Edge Of Making History With Conference Title
Dave Walsh writes: “It really doesn’t matter what sport we’re talking about. Wyoming vs. Air Force is very special in so many ways. And it could be anything from tennis to football to tiddlywinks. If it’s Wyoming vs. Air Force, it’s big.”
Dave WalshApril 21, 2023
Dave Walsh: UW Puts 10 Athlete-Scholars On Prestigious Honor Society List
Dave Walsh writes: “These are people who are not only challenged by athletic competition, they’re also challenged by the classroom. And these are folks who take on both challenges – and excel.”
Dave WalshApril 14, 2023
The 2023 Wyoming Cowboy Football Season Has Begun
Columnist Dave Walsh writes: Sure, the first game of the season is still five months away. But the 2023 Cowboy Football season began last week when the Pokes conducted their first spring practice.
Dave WalshApril 07, 2023
Dave Walsh: Tough Not To Be A Homer With My Alma Mater San Diego State In The Final Four
Dave Walsh writes: “San Diego State is second only to Wyoming on my list of favorite teams. Of course, that has a lot to do with being a San Diego native and a San Diego State alum.”
Dave WalshMarch 30, 2023
Dave Walsh: Transfer Portal, NIL Will Change College Sports As We Know In, Including At UW
Dave Walsh writes: “Let’s face it, there is really no such thing as “amateur” college sports anymore. College sports generates billions of dollars in revenue each year. Now players are getting a chunk of it."
Dave WalshMarch 23, 2023
Dave Walsh: Game On! Do The UW Cowgirls Have Another NIT Championship Run In Them?
Dave Walsh writes: “It’s a bold call to predict a victorious tournament run for any team. And it’s even a bit unfair to predict the kind of run the Cowgirls made in 2007 for this team. But this squad is good – very good.”
Dave WalshMarch 16, 2023
Dave Walsh: How ‘Bout Them Postseason-Bound Cowgirls?
Dave Walsh writes: The Cowgirls final record should be enough to get them in; 22 victories should be plenty to qualify. Add to that a runner-up finish, second place in the Mountain West Conference, and it seems the Cowgirls have done more than enough to play on.
Dave WalshMarch 09, 2023
Dave Walsh: UW’s Best Regular Season Closer Was A Conference-Winning Classic
Dave Walsh writes: The victory the Cowboys got March 2, 2002, is certainly one the biggest wins in University of Wyoming basketball history.
Dave WalshMarch 03, 2023
Dave Walsh: Even Announcers Can Be Done Dirty During Border War Rivalry Games
Dave Walsh writes: Midway through the first half I got a chill. It took a few moments before I realized what had happened. Someone seated directly behind had done me dirty and poured a soft drink down the back of my neck. It was enough to cut a wide, cold swath down my back to my pants. I was drenched with cola from neck to rear end.
Dave WalshFebruary 24, 2023