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September 18, 2010 in Sports
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Eastern Washington University fans settle into their seats to enjoy the red turf of Roos Field on the Cheney campus Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. Eastern won their first game on the new red artificial turf 36-27.

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Eastern running back Taiwan Jones scores a touchdown to the delight of his teammates against Montana at Roos Field on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. Jones finished with 221 yards rushing.

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The era of the red turf of Eastern Washington University’s Roos Field begins as the Eagles race across the midfield logo on the opening kickoff against Montana on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Eastern quarterback Bo Levi Mitchell slides down after scrambling to keep a drive alive in second-half action against Montana in Cheney on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Eastern fans congratulate Brandon Kaufman as he scores the first Eagle touchdown on the new red turf of Roos Field on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Taiwan Jones of EWU stretches for a pass but is unable to hold in the first half against Montana on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Eastern kicker Mike Jarrett hits a field goal to give the Eagles a 27-24 lead over Montana on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. Jarrett kicked a field goal with seconds left and the Eagles scored on a turnover on the last play for a 36-27 win.

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Eastern’s Darriell Beaumonte tackles Montana running back Peter Nguyen on the four-yard line to pin the Griz deep in their end during third-quarter action Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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EWU #30 Darriell Beaumonte blocks a punt, then scoops up the ball to score and give the Eagles a 24-21 lead Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Eastern special teams players celebrate as #Darriell Beaumonte scores off a blocked punt Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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The Eastern defensive line jumps to try to block a field goal by Montana’s Brody McKnight on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010 at Roos Field in Cheney. The kick was good. Left to right are EWU’s #94 Jakob Scott, #98 Renard Williams, #49Tyler Jolley and #97 David Miles.

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EWU kicker Mike Jarrett kicks the winning field goal with four seconds left to beat Montana on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010. Holding the ball is Jeff Minnerly.

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EWU fans storm the red turf of Roos FIeld on the Cheney campus to celebrate the victory over Montana Saturday September 18, 2010.

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Eastern fans rejoice as their Eagles beat Montana on the red turf of Roos Field on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Taiwan Jones of Eastern leaps past the last diving Montana defender en route to a 72-yard touchdown run.

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Eastern running back Taiwan Jones enjoys the last few yards of his 72-yard touchdown run Saturday September 18, 2010.

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Montana defensive back Erik Stoll picks off a pass as Eastern wide receiver Greg Herd falls to the turf late in the fourth quarter Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.

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Eastern begins the era of the red turf on Roos Field on Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010.