Eagles slow down Mustangs’ running game to win critical non-league game
If there was any fear the taste of Eastern Washington University’s first Big Sky Conference football loss might linger and sour their effort in last Saturday’s non-conference game with Cal Poly, it was quickly washed away.
A 7-play, 81-yard drive on the game’s first possession, capped by Demitrius Bronson’s 1-yard run with just 2 minutes, 30 seconds gone in the first quarter started the Eagles on the way to a 34-17 win over the previously No. 16 Mustangs before 8,444 fans at Roos Field.
The now No. 5 Eagles, who never trailed, got a balanced offensive performance racking up 254 yard...