Hard work has paid off for Eastern Washington cornerback Ronald Baines, the subject of my feature story that ran today. We also had a live chat on Thursday, and here's a partial transcript (look for the full transcript later today.) ... The Eagles travel today to face Idaho State; here's a link to the official Eastern site. Montana State is at Northern Colorado this week in ROOT- televised game; here's a preview from MSU .... Standing room spots will go on sale next week for the Montana-MSU game. ... Montana is looking for more consistency on offense. ... A pair of struggling teams, Weber and PSU, meet Saturday in Portland.