Wilders provide hamburgers and hot dogs at tennis matches

Tailgate tradition started in 2000s


Last updated 5/9/2018 at 9:44am

Ian Wilder talks with a parent while his son Watch presides over the grill, and hungry athletes, Bradley Wilder, background left, and Aiden Derr, right fix up their burgers. - Jacob Wagner photo

Ian Wilder competed at the state level in tennis for the Coulee Dam Beavers in 1964. Now, he serves hamburgers and hot dogs at the same courts to the home team and visiting teams alike, free of charge, out of the generosity of his spirit.

Wilder humbly says he does it "just to support the kids."

"There are three reasons why people like to come to Grand Coulee to play," said Raider Head Coach...

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