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Eagles look for breakthrough 'W' versus Pac-12


Paul Delaney

EWU head coach Beau Baldwin addresses his team following last Saturday’s final preseason scrimmage.

A mere nine points separate Eastern Washington from pondering “what if” to shouting loud and proud at being the kings of Division 1 college football in the state.

An interception inside the final 30 seconds preserved the University of Washington’s 30-27 victory in 2011 as the Huskies escaped the Eagles in the team’s season opening contest in Seattle.

Then, a batted down long pass into the end zone on the game’s final play allowed Washington State to escape with a 24-20 win over EWU at Martin Stadium.

The Wazzu win allowed Cougar coach Mike Leach to escape having to scrape a lot o...

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