Concord High star commits to WSU
Concord High running back Olito Thompson, left, secured his future when he orally committed to play at Washington State starting in 2013. Thompson, who visited Pullman and committed to head coach Mike Leach on July 28, rushed for a Northern California record 3,488 yards in 2011, leading Concord to the North Coast Section Division II final. He picked the Cougars from a list that included Arizona, Utah, San Jose State and Nevada. Thompson and the Minutemen kick off the 2012 season on Aug. 23 when they travel to take on Kennedy-Fremont.