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EWU and Big Sky links

So how are the 19 football players from eastern Washington doing at Eastern Washington University? Just fine, thanks. Here's my story, which stretches the word "local" all the way to the Cascades, which isn't another excuse to interview Cooper Kupp. Other Eagle opponents were busy too. Read on ...

The Oregonian is already doing two-a-days (stories, that is) on Oregon State football. Apparently that means no-a-days for coverage of Portland State football (I'll keep checking, though) ... Same thing in Sacramento (do people really care that much about the 49ers?) Closer to home, the Grizzlies are getting double-covered by the Missoulian. ... The Billings Gazette ranks the top receivers in the Big Sky Conference, and one Eagle is included. ... Montana State kicker Rory Perez is still haunted by a missed field goal last year against Eastern Washingon; here's the story from the Bozeman Daily Chronicle. ... The San Luis Obispo paper has a nice feature on the Cal Polu defense.

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

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