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Thursday, December 5, 2019  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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The sixth-ranked Eagles are back at it again. Fresh off a big win over Weber State, Eastern is preparing for its first trip to North Dakota. In the meantime, I will be at practice later today. ... Last week, North Dakota struggled past Idaho State, but got the win thanks partly to a big game from receiver/kick returner Greg Hardin. ... Meanwhile, Southern Utah - the Eagles' Homecoming opponent on Oct. 19 - is trying to shake off a stunning home loss to UC  Davis. ... Montana enjoyed a big win over Portland State, but the pass defense looked shaky, the Missoulian reports. ... Here's Idaho State's "report card" from the Pocatello newspaper following the Bengals' near miss against North Dakota. ... MSU running back Shawn Johnson won national honors following the Bobcats' win over NAU.




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