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EWU and Big Sky links

The Eagles are flying to Salt Lake City today for Saturday night's matchup at Weber State. I'll be there too, but in the meantime I wrote this profile on EWU wide receiver Brandon Kaufman. Yesterday we had a lively live chat; here's the transcript. Look for a preview of the game tonight at and tomorrow morning in your newspaper.

Here's a short piece in the Salt Lake Tribune on Weber's Jody Sears and EWU coach Beau Baldwin. At Montana, the Grizzlies will face smoky skies in addition to the NAU Lumberjacks. ...The Grizzlies also announced a home-and-home football deal with Wyoming, starting in 2014. ...Out of Fargo, here's an informative blog on North Dakota's inaugural Big Sky season. ...Off football for a moment, the Montana State women's basketball coach just got a substantial raise.

Jim Allen
Jim Allen joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently covers K-12 education and women's basketball.

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