Popularity of pregame EWU activities has soared since national title in 2010
Unfortunately the odds say that eventually it would be bound to happen.
The day would come when someone who had been celebrating, and admittedly drinking at Eastern Washington University football tailgating, would get in a serious accident.
That day came about a month ago when 47-year-old Curtis Cooley from Spokane Valley was headed home following EWU's 55-34 Big Sky football win over rival Montana State at Roos Field.
Admitting he had consumed five beers and two Bloody Mary's before getting behind the wheel of his car with his 8-year-old son in the backseat, Cooley attempted to pass a bus...