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

Win over ISU sends EWU to semis’

Eagles score in spurts, defeat Illinois State 51-35, will host Sam Houston Saturday at Roos Field

Eastern Washington finally had enough offense to win a football game the easy way.

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Paul Delaney
Eastern Washington quarterback Kyle Padron congratulates Brandon Kaufman following the second of two touchdowns Kaufman scored in a span of just 15 seconds during Saturday’s 51-35 Eagles’ playoff win over the Illinois State Redbirds.

But what fun would that be?

So in true Eastern fashion the Eagles decided they needed to win the game twice, scoring a 51-35 Football Championship Subdivision Playoff victory over the Illinois State Redbirds last Saturday at Roos Field.

With the win, Eastern earned a semifinal round game Saturday at 1:05 p.m. back on the red rug at Roos against the Sam Houston State University Bearkats (10-3) with the winner on the way to the FCS title game in Frisco, Texas, Jan. 5.

Eastern used the arm of junior quarterback...

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