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Nick Rolovich's Pullman food adventures are making sure Wazzu fans eat local


Jaime Boumont got a call not long after she got off work at Pizza Perfection on Saturday evening.


One of her employees phoned to let the general manager know she had just missed out on an insane hour for the campus pizza joint in Pullman, Wash.“One of the managers called me and he was like, ‘Oh my God, you missed it!


“And I don’t remember what the word was, but he said, ‘All these random people just came in and started yelling words at us!’ ”


That was Washington State football coach Nick Rolovich’s code for his surprise pizza mission.


The Cougars’ new head man and his coaching staff decided they’d go collectively support a new local restaurant each night, picking up to-go orders for their families and encouraging their fan base to do the same.


But Rolovich took that generous gesture a step further, sending out this signal to his...






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