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Pep-rally helps get football weekend underway


Paul Delaney

Part of the gathering at Friday's pep-rally in Spokane at River Park Square that featured ESPN radio personality and EWU grad Colin Cowherd.

Eastern Washington University graduate and national ESPN radio personality Colin Cowherd said the last time he remembers attending a football game at his alma mater, the crowd in front of him at last Friday night's pep rally at Spokane's Riverpark Square was larger.

While Cowherd was using some creative license in addressing the gathering in the mall's towering atrium, he is indeed correct that interest in Eagle football has improved immensely.

The several hundred people who got an early start getting revved up for last Saturday's FCS Showcase are proof.

A series of guests, which also inclu...

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