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Apple Cup band incident shows true meaning of football

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Last updated 11/29/2018 at 5:36pm

Growing up in the Spokane area, chances are good you’ll be a Cougar fan. When you add in a WSU alumni parent, that chance increases tenfold.

I was no exception. My family rooted for the Cougs for decades, wearing our crimson and gray with pride. Even during my teenage years when football was sidelined due to other interests, when asked, I always aligned myself with Washington State.

This got tougher when I moved out of the area. I lived north of Seattle for years, a stone’s throw away from the heart of Husky Country, where Dubs was the admittedly adorable mascot and purple and gold be...

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