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Eastern set for Cal Poly matchup

Eastern's Big Sky Conference home opener against Cal Poly offers plenty of challenges, especially the Mustangs' triple-option offense. Here's my weekly notebook, leading with a profile of Cal Poly quarterback Chris Brown, plus a feature on one of the Eagles tasked with stopping him. That would be EWU safety Miles Weatheroy, who came to Cheney almost by accident. ... We also had a live chat on Thursday, and here is the replay. ... The Missoulian has this story on Montana's preparations for Weber State's dual-threat quarterback Justin Shaw...Portland State looks to bounce back this week against North Texas State.

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

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Vince Grippi's daily take on all things regional sports has been moved to our main sports section online. You can find a collection of these columns here.