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APPLE CUP REPORT: Doba: Bumpus, Hill doubtful

Pullman — At the midpoint of the Apple Cup practice week, Cougar coach Bill Doba says star receivers Jason Hill and Michael Bumpus are "doubtful" to suit up Saturday, as the pair continues to try and return from high ankle sprains suffered against Arizona on Nov. 4. There is better news, however, on the availability of other starters who have recently spent time on the injury list.

Michael Bumpus and Jason Hill both ran Wednesday, but that's still a ways from making cuts, blocking and running routes in game situations. "Whether they play or not is still up in the air," said Doba following practice. "I haven't talked to the trainers yet, they went out and worked with them, (but) I would say it's very questionable or doubtful that they play." If Bumpus and Hill cannot...