PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) Kyle Sweet got out of the cold rain that greeted the first day of spring practice for Washington State and threw on a black baseball hat with a `3' affixed to the side.
On the day spring ball started for the Cougars, Sweet's hat represented the most outward, notable tribute to Tyler Hilinski.
"I think about Tyler every day as I'm sure all of us do. But right now we're trying to move forward. We'll never forget him but we don't want to just keep being stuck in one spot," Sweet said after the nearly three-hour practice. "We love Tyler and he was a great person but we're trying to move forward."