Eagles take their time to tame Bengals
Eastern’s 28-3 run breaks open close game and Idaho State upset bid
Some big plays by special teams and another drive-stopping interception were the turning points Eastern Washington needed to finally shake the Idaho State Bengals last Saturday in the Eagles’ 55-34 Big Sky Conference football win at Holt Arena.
Trailing the Bengals (1-5 Big Sky, 3-6 all games) 24-17 after Luke Austin’s 49-yard touchdown catch from Justin Arias with 5 minutes, 5 seconds to play in the first half, a Shaquille Hill 80-yard kickoff return helped ignite a 31-3 run for third-ranked Eastern (5-0, 7-2) which won for the fifth straight game.
“Our players found a way and got in...