Chancey Bush
Evergreen junior Devin O’Toole (2) dodges Eagle Valley senior Kyle Jordan (9) during a varsity football game at Evergreen High School on Sept. 23. The Cougars ended a two-game slide with a 10-0 homecoming victory.
Cougars return home, get back on track

Nothing will do a struggling team good like coming home. Just ask the Evergreen Cougars.

Back-to-back shutout losses on the road — at Lewis-Palmer and Harrison by a combined score of 70-0 — dropped the three-time defending conference champions out of the CHSAANow.com 3A poll. But homecoming week in front of a lively crowd and with a defense unwilling to wilt, the Cougars took advantage of their home-field advantage with a 10-0 blanking of Eagle Valley on Sept. 23.