Early in the third quarter of Eastern Washington’s football season finale Saturday, running back Tuna Altahir took a handoff and cut back, found the sideline, dashed the rest of the 51 yards from scrimmage and crossed the goal line.
Last week against Montana, Eastern Washington turned to redshirt freshman quarterback Kekoa Visperas in the second half with the game – which ended in a 63-7 Grizzlies’ victory – already out of hand, 42-0.
With the often playoff-bound Eastern Washington football team out of contention this year and destined for nothing better than an eighth-place finish in the Big Sky standings, the intrigue of this final regular-season weekend lies far from Cheney.
Los Angeles Rams star receiver Cooper Kupp, who suffered an ankle injury in last Sunday's loss to the Arizona Cardinals, will have surgery and will be placed on injured reserve, coach Sean McVay said Tuesday.
MISSOULA – Eastern Washington’s young players got plenty of playing time in Saturday’s 63-7 blowout loss to the Montana Grizzlies at Washington-Grizzly Stadium, and none perhaps was more valuable than the time played by redshirt freshman quarterback Kekoa Visperas.
MISSOULA – By the end of Montana’s fourth offensive play of the game Saturday at Washington-Grizzly Stadium, it was apparent the Eastern Washington defense was not going to get the fast start it wanted against the Grizzlies’ offense.