January 3, 2013 | Vol. 116 -- No. 37

Sam Houston holds off second half rally, stops EWU’s Frisco quest

Another record-tying effort for touchdown passes couldn’t do it.

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Not even three touchdown catches by Brandon Kaufman could rescue the Eagles against Sam Houston.

Neither could a second half offensive explosion that was unmatched this season, and perhaps in the history of EWU football.

The 35-point hole Sam Houston State University put the Eastern Washington Eagles in the first half of last Saturday’s NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoff semifinal game at Roos Field proved just too deep.

So following their staving off one of the most amazing rallies in FCS history, the visiting Bearkats scored a wild 45-42 win over the Eagles and will get their rematch in the national titl...

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