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EWU prepares for Big Sky play

Fresh from a dramatic win over Montana State, the Eastern Washington football players and coaches got down to the business of winning a fourth straight Big Sky Conference title. Here's my story from Tuesday's practice and here is a preview of Saturday's Big Sky opener at Sacramento State from the school. ... And don't forget, we'll have another live chat about the Eagles, Thursday at noon right here at SportsLink. ... Elsewhere in the Big Sky, Sac State is trying to bounce back from consecutive losses to Washington and Weber State. The latter game included an amazing performance by Sac middle linebacker Darnell Sankey. ... On Oct. 10, the Eagles face a Cal Poly team that is coming off a tough loss at Northern Iowa. ... Meanwhile, Montana State coach Rob Ash reflects on the Eastern game. ... .... Montana's quarterback Brady Gustafson is out for this week's game against Northern Arizona.



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

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