McMorris Rodgers on the Passing of Former Gonzaga University Coach Dan Fitzgerald

Jan 21, 2010
Press

 

 

Basketball Legend will Be Mourned Throughout the Northwest

Washington, DC – Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) issued the following statement today on the death of former Gonzaga University Athletic Director and basketball coach Dan Fitzgerald. 

“It is with great sadness that I learned today of the passing of Coach Dan Fitzgerald.  Like so many Gonzaga fans, I held Coach Fitzgerald in the highest esteem for transforming Gonzaga’s basketball team into a superpower and leading the Bulldogs to their first NCAA Tournament in 1995.  My thoughts and prayers are with Darleen, Kelli, and Jim in their time of sorrow."

Recent Posts


Jun 18, 2024
Press

McMorris Rodgers Responds to Biden Administration’s Sham Report on Columbia River System

Spokane, Wash. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement after the Department of the Interior published a report today on the “Historic and Ongoing Impacts of Federal Dams on the Columbia River Basin Tribes.” “This bad faith report is just the latest in a long list of examples that prove […]



Jun 14, 2024
Press

McMorris Rodgers Statement Remembering George Nethercutt

Washington, D.C. – Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) released the following statement honoring former U.S. Representative George Nethercutt, who passed away today. “My heart is sad. George Nethercutt was a giant amongst men who served the people of Eastern Washington with honor and patriotism for a decade. George was a man of character […]



Jun 14, 2024
Press

House Approves McMorris Rodgers Priorities, Pay Raise For Troops in Annual Defense Package

Washington, D.C. –  Eastern Washington Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (WA-05) today released the following statement after the House of Representatives passed the FY25 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), which included two provisions she wrote and a number of wins for servicemembers in Eastern Washington: “This year’s National Defense Authorization Act is a critical investment that […]