Rebecca Cooke

Rebecca Cooke and the women’s soccer team reach NCAA Tournament in breakout season

Quinnipiac junior Rebecca Cooke and the women’s soccer team submitted a season for the ages this fall. After winning the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference regular season and tournament championships, the Bobcats earned the program’s first NCAA Tournament bid since 2000. The team was rewarded with a first-round game at No. 2 seed Penn State on Sunday.
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Quinnipiac Chronicle

Rebecca Cooke scores late penalty kick, sends Bobcats to MAAC title game

HAMDEN, Conn – The No. 1 Quinnipiac women’s soccer team used a late penalty kick goal from star junior forward Rebecca Cooke to beat No. 5 Canisius 1-0, advancing to their second straight MAAC title game. The Bobcats started the game pushing their attackers forward and trying to...
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La Crosse Tribune

Ben Golden: Supporting Rebecca Cooke for Congress

It’s been a rough few years in Western Wisconsin—battered by COVID, flooding, inflation, corporate greed, and more. I know I’ve found myself wound a little tighter these days. That stress makes it easy to tell ourselves a pernicious political story: that we must win at all costs. The darkest version of that story motivated Republican Derrick Van Orden to go to Washington on January 6. But the life experiences that make people disagree with us don’t simply disappear when we win an election. The real path forward is finding leaders who listen to those experiences and lift us all up.

Opinion | Congressional candidate Rebecca Cooke speaks the language of rural Wisconsin

Along a fence that separates the Cooke Cemetery from a wooded area nearby in rural Buffalo County, one of the gravestones offers a reminder that Wisconsinites who took up arms in the Civil War understood exactly what they were fighting for. The marker recalls Chauncey Cooke, who at the age of 16 joined the 25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment and marched off to fight with an admonition from his abolitionist father: "Don't forget that there are four million slaves whose hope of liberty is at stake in this war."

Rebecca Cooke candidate for Wisconsin’s 3rd District visits Spring Valley

SPRING VALLEY, WI – Rebecca Cooke candidate for Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District visited Spring Valley on Friday, May 20, 2022. It was a meet and greet opportunity with a small group of retired educators and farmers on one of her many campaign stops through Pierce County. The group...

Rebecca Cooke looking to take over Ron Kind’s 3rd Congressional seat

She wants Ron Kind’s seat in Congress. Rebecca Cooke joined, running for the 3rd Congressional District. Cooke’s a small business owner, runs a nonprofit for women entrepreneurs and grew up on a dairy farm. If she were a Navy Seal, she’d have all the boxes checked. Cooke joined La Crosse...

Eau Claire business owner Rebecca Cooke to run for Kind’s open congressional seat

Eau Claire small business owner Rebecca Cooke announced on Wednesday that she’s jumping into the race for the open seat in Wisconsin’s 3rd Congressional District. Cooke, who owns Red’s Mercantile in Eau Claire, runs a nonprofit that helps women start their own businesses and serves on the board of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation, is running as a Democrat to replace Ron Kind (D-La Crosse). Kind, who has represented the district — one of the most tightly contested in the country — since 1997 announced earlier this year that he will not run again.