December 27, 2006

Holiday Bowl Report

Like many bowl games across the country annually, the Holiday Bowl has festivities that stretch over a 4-to-5 day period before the actual game. As such, much of the Holiday Bowl festivities have now already taken place. Both teams showed up on the afternoon of December 23rd, and both teams had a practice on Christmas Eve, spending the second half of the day at Sea World. On Christmas day, the teams alternated touring the San Diego Zoo and having a practice, with Cal specifically getting the morning zoo visit and the subsequent afternoon practice.

Now just one day before the Aggies and Bears lock up in the 2006 Holiday Bowl, both teams had their final day of sight-seeing on Tuesday. They had lunch at the San Diego Naval Base on the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard, an amphibious assault launching ship.

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