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Eastern plays 'em to win 'em

Crunch Time


Four weeks ago, looking three weeks into their football schedule, not many would have likely pegged Eastern Washington to be where they’re at right now.

In the stats that really count category, that would be a 2-1 won-lost record following the Eagles’ 33-21 loss at Toledo last Saturday.

Not a lot of people figured Eastern would cover the nearly four-score point spread those odds-maker experts rolled out, let alone conquer it in their stunning 49-46 victory over No. 25 Oregon State Beavers Aug. 31 in Corvallis.

Few feared Division II Western Oregon in the lead up to EWU’s 43-14 win in...

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