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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.

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