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CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (January 2nd)

December’s Stater code is preparation.

It seems simple enough, but preparing for a season is serious business. Every team wants to be the most prepared, making the nature of getting ready for the season a competition in itself. Continue reading CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (January 2nd)

CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (November 29th)

There are many Stater codes that we try to adhere to, some more spelled out than others. Things like being on time, attending every class, and participating in community service events are all front-line things that can be punishable offences if they are neglected.

But the Stater code that is at work when all of these things are being done is the code of loving your team. No matter what the task at hand may be, its participation and completion boils down to brotherly love. Continue reading CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (November 29th)

CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (October 27th)

By: Tommy Richards
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all Staters will be treated equal. 

Stater Code No. 2: No one Stater is more important than any other.

Do the freshmen in our program get smacked with doing the tedious jobs that nobody else wants to? Absolutely…about 25 percent of the time, just like every other class of guys on the team. From the Friday night guy to the equipment manager, if you are running with the Staters, you get respect in our book. Continue reading CBD Journal with Washington State’s Tommy Richards (October 27th)

CBD Journal with Tommy Richards (Washington State)

By: Tommy Richards
Learning the Terminology

Stater code number one: The Staters are bigger than yourself. Staters are the group of dudes that come together collectively in the town of Pullman, Washington, determined to master whatever is thrown their way. We take pride in this name; thirty-five of us as one. Continue reading CBD Journal with Tommy Richards (Washington State)