Luvu prepares for final game at Martin Stadium

JACKSON GARDNER | Evergreen reporter Cougar seniors will play their last game at Martin Stadium on Saturday, and senior linebacker Franki Luvu’s family will be there to witness all his hard work paying off. Over half his family has yet to watch him play a college game live. Luvu hails …

Cougar football looks to rebound after loss to Arizona

SAM HEIKELL | Evergreen reporter No. 25 WSU football (7-2, 4-2) will look to bounce back from its second road loss of the season when the team takes the field against No. 18 Stanford (6-2, 5-1) on Saturday. The Cardinal are coming off a 15-14 win over Oregon State University …

ZZU CRU motivates student-athletes from stands

JACKSON GARDNER | Evergreen reporter Whenever Cougar Athletics is looking for fan support, they are there. Whenever there are Twitter trolls attempting to use the Cougars’ name in vain, they are there. And wherever Andy Grammer’s song “Back Home” plays, they are there. The ZZU CRU serves as the hype …

A brief pause for uncertainties of WSU football

BRADEN JOHNSON | Evergreen columnist The jovial nature of players, coaches and members of the Athletic Department this week made No. 25 WSU, not 23rd-ranked Arizona, resemble the team coming off a three-score win. Head Coach Mike Leach, donning a red Cougars sweatshirt and Nike dri-fit sweatpants, cracked jokes with …

Leach balances football with being a dad

DYLAN GREENE | Evergreen asst. sports editor  Mike Leach’s life isn’t all about football; he’s a dad, too. Leach has three daughters and one son: Kim, Kiersten, Janeen and Cody. He said it’s harder during the football season to squeeze in time to perform his other job of being a …