October 26, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 27

EWU topples No. 2 Montana State, 27-24

Punt block, interception return for touchdown 59 seconds apart turn tide in Eastern win

Punt block, interception

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return for touchdown 59 seconds apart turn tide in Eastern win

By PAUL DELANEY

Staff Reporter

Two years ago on their trip to Bozeman it was a 35-7 thumping at the hands of Montana State that Eastern Washington head coach Beau Baldwin later admitted helped jump-start his team’s run to an 11-game winning streak and a national championship.

How last Saturday’s 27-24 upset win by the then No. 6 Eagles over the then No. 2 Bobcats shakes out in the 2012 Football Championship Subdivision championship picture remains to be seen.

But the most immediate result was Easte...

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