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Eagles hold off Griz 42-37 in 'Sky showdown

Cooper Kupp's catches, Vernon Adams' passes key Eastern's rare win at Washington-Grizzly


Paul Delaney

Eastern Washington's Mario Brown (5) spins into the end zone past Montana's John Kanongata to score with 16 seconds remaining in the third quarter with what would end up being the Eagles' winning touchdown in Saturday's 42-37 win.

The Eastern Washington University football team continues to be in good hands with freshman Cooper Kupp.

The Davis High School of Yakima product not only delivered a game and career-high 11 catches, 182 yards and a pair of touchdowns, but also a recovery of an onside kick with 1 minute, 41 seconds remaining to put the wraps on a rare 42-37 Big Sky Conference football win for Eastern over the No. 10 University of Montana in Missoula last Saturday.

"Ronnie (Hamlin) stepped up and took a hit for me and I just kind of slipped in the pack and grabbed it without too much trouble," Kupp said in th...

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