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By Garth Meyer
Whitman County Gazette 

Apple Cup canceled


November 26, 2020

Roger Harnack

Freshman Jayden de Laura, seen here passing in the game against Oregon, was diagnosed with COVID-19, among other WSU players.

PULLMAN - For the first time since World War II, the Apple Cup football game between U.W. and WSU may not be played.

The 113th edition, set for Friday at Martin Stadium, was called off Sunday by the PAC-12 Conference, declaring the game a no-contest.

The decision came after WSU did not foresee having a minimum number of scholarship players available for the game, after positive COVID-19 tests and resulting isolation of other players under contract-tracing policies.

"As we work through the remainder of our schedule, we will continue to communicate with the Pac-12 conference and U.W. if any...

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