December 13, 2012 | Vol. 116 -- No. 34

Last Sam Houston visit left sour taste in many Eastern fans’ mouths

Crunch Time - Bearkats devastated Eagles with stunning finish in 35-34 win

Dec. 5, 2004 is a date that has lived in infamy with many who follow Eastern Washington University football.

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While of course it’s not remotely close to real-life infamous tragedies that are so etched in our collective memories – Dec. 7, 1941, Nov. 22, 1963 and 9/11 for instance – many cannot forget the last time the Sam Houston Bearkats visited Cheney on that icy-cold Saturday evening eight years, ago, winning 35-34 on the game’s final play.

Current Eagle players might know nothing or care little about the meltdown. Their coaches downplay it because the events of 12-5-04 have no be...

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