Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/27/12
Cougars Take Apple Cup! First and foremost, Go Cougs. The season thus far couldn’t have been more tragic if Shakespeare wrote it. There was only one thing that could surmount some sort of silver lining – an Apple Cup victory in Pullman. And oh, how sweet it was. In all of my years here at Washington State, there has never been a sweeter moment than seeing that football leave Andrew Furney‘s foot and travel through the uprights. That field goal sent the town into a frenzy for an entire weekend. I had never seen anything like it. This atmosphere was huge for our recruiting process, with major recruits visiting this game and experiencing one of the greatest moments in Cougars’ history. While Furney was the hero in this one, there were several others who made the victory possible. Offensive Game Ball When the biggest game of the year is on the line – and you come out victorious – the initial reaction is to award the leader and captain of the team. The Cougars took an overtime thriller f...
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