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Huskies Close Book on Sarkisian 101

Steve Sarkisian (Kim Grinolds/

The Husky Awards banquet put the finishing touches on the first installment of the Steve Sarkisian era Wednesday night. It was like all awards banquets in all sports; lots of nice things said about the kids and lots of thank yous. In this case the good feelings coming off their two impressive victories to end the season were obvious.

The players honored were all deserving and it was simply a positive ending to a positive beginning. This football program took the first steps back to being competitive for a conference championship. They played hard in every game. Hard hitting and tough, hard-nosed running returned to Husky football. The defense gradually got better as the year went on and that steady progress leads you to... Recommended Stories