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Eastern follows right script in win over Sam Houston

Eagles start, finish strong on ESPN's national television stage


Paul Delaney

Roos Field was in mid-season rockin' form last Saturday at the "FCS Showcase" broadcast nationally on ESPN.

There was little evidence of stage fright in the No. 1-ranked Eastern Washington University Eagles last Saturday.

They, in fact, performed quite well on ESPN's national television spotlight where they collected a 56-35 win in their showdown against No. 17 Sam Houston State University in the "FCS Showcase" that brought the national curtain up on the 2014 college football season.

The third time indeed appeared to be the charm for Eastern in Cheney when it came to figuring out how to finally send the visitors from Huntsville, Texas home disappointed.

Those with distant memories might recall h...

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