October 31, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 28

Football power returns to the Pacific Northwest – Part II

Crunch Time

Remember back in September I wrote a column disputing a friend’s claim that football power had returned to the Pacific Northwest? It’s my Sept. 12 column if you want to check your handy Cheney Free Press archives.

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The occasion for the column was Washington State’s upset of then No. 25 Southern Cal, on the road no less in LaLa-land. Add in Eastern Washington’s upset of No. 25 FBS team Oregon State in the season-opener, and Washington’s dismantling of then No. 19 Boise State in Dawg-town, and folks were getting somewhat giddy up here about the Pac-North’s apparent rise to glory.


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