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SEATTLE, WA - NOVEMBER 26: Washington State position Player Name (number) “description of play” “time of game” of the Apple Cup rivalry between the Washington Huskies and the Washington State Cougars on November 26, 2021, at Husky Stadium in Seattle, WA. Jack Ellis/CougCenter

Good morning Coug fans, and Merry Christmas! I’m sure all of you are smiling at your WSU Christmas Tree ornament today, and we won’t waste your time so you can get back to your family and trying to keep track of the instructions for all the stuff you need to put together.

I figured I’d look back on a major WSU-related event in connection to Christmas Day, and that list starts and ends with the 1988 Aloha Bowl. Mark looked back at this game this spring, and he has the details of the actual game. Spoiler alert: WSU won the battle of the Cougars and the game ended in a brief fight. Fun times!

Watch it here:

Let’s hope this upcoming Sun Bowl has a similar outcome, sans fight.

Merry Christmas everyone!

Links

Miami modifies travel schedule, still 'committed' to playing Washington State in Sun Bowl | The Spokesman-Review
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Washington State veterans Max Borghi, Abraham Lucas and Jaylen Watson opt out of Sun Bowl | The Spokesman-Review
PULLMAN – Three of Washington State’s most talented football players won’t be participating in the Cougars’ Sun Bowl finale.

Report: Washington State plans to hire two new assistants in receivers coach Joel Filani and running backs coach Mark Atuaia | The Spokesman-Review
Washington State’s football program has been working quickly this month to build a new staff on offense.

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