October 4, 2012 | volume 116, issue 24

Another classic Eastern-Montana football game

This time Eagles dish out the disappointment in rivalry game

The disappointment pendulum really does swing both ways in the highly-hyped football series between Eastern Washington and Montana.

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And that may never have been better illustrated than last Saturday night as the Eagles pulled a patented Grizzly-like rally in the final 2:19 to earn a 32-26 Big Sky Conference victory beneath the glow of a full moon – and the brightly lit brand new Roos Field scoreboard and video display.

Unlike most Eagle-Griz tussles, this one played out without the usual wrangling over a referee’s call, or non-call.

No added time at the end of the game to give the Griz...

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