November 22, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 31

Road to FCS championship passes through Cheney

No. 2-seeded Eastern will host games at Roos as long as Eagles win

Cheney has transcontinental railroads that pass through it, and a pretty busy state highway too.

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Now, as of Sunday morning’s Football Championship Subdivision selection show, the road to Frisco, Texas and the January 5 championship game also leads through town as Eastern Washington earned the No. 2 playoff seed.

That means the Eagles get a first-round playoff bye and two weeks off to prepare for a Dec. 1 meeting with the winner of the Staten Island-based Wagner versus Colgate play-in game that takes place Saturday in Hamilton, N.Y. Kickoff is set for 3:05 p.m. at Roos Field.

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