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EWU's Adams and Miller Named Big Sky Players of the Week

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Eastern Washington University senior punter Jake Miller and junior quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. have been selected by the Big Sky Conference as its first ROOT SPORTS football Players of the Week for the 2014 season.
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Press Pass Pullman Returns To SWX On Monday

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Adams, Eagles Soar Past Montana-Western, 41-9

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    Press Pass Pullman Returns To SWX On Monday

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    Press Pass Pullman returns to SWX on Monday night at 10 PM for its third season.>>
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    there was one play Saturday night during the non-conference football game between the Idaho Vandals and Florida Gators. The winner of the evening, though, was the weather that included lightning and at times torrential rains.>>
  • Seahawks Trim Roster, Former Vandal Mayowa Cut

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    The Vandal defense created five turnovers and recorded nine sacks while the offense scored 12 touchdowns and two field goals, leaving Idaho head coach Paul Petrino feeling like his team is more consistent on both sides of the football after Idaho’s second fall scrimmage on Saturday.>>
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  • EWU's Adams and Miller Named Big Sky Players of the Week

    EWU's Adams and Miller Named Big Sky Players of the Week

    Monday, September 1 2014 5:48 PM EDT2014-09-01 21:48:44 GMT
    Eastern Washington University senior punter Jake Miller and junior quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. have been selected by the Big Sky Conference as its first ROOT SPORTS football Players of the Week for the 2014 season.>>
    Eastern Washington University senior punter Jake Miller and junior quarterback Vernon Adams Jr. have been selected by the Big Sky Conference as its first ROOT SPORTS football Players of the Week for the 2014 season.
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    CHENEY, Wash. -- Eastern Washington University became one of the first teams in college football to start the 2014 season 2-0 thanks to a 41-9 win over the University of Montana-Western at Roos Field on Saturday, Aug. 30.>>
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    SWX is proud to present another exciting year of college football! Below is a listing of all the games slated to be broadcast during the 2014 season. All games will be shown LIVE on SWX in their respective regions, and all games will be seen in HD where available.>>
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    While the football season starts on Saturday, the Montana state volleyball team will get things underway on Friday.>>
  • Coach Ash Teaches the Game to Bobcat Fans

    Coach Ash Teaches the Game to Bobcat Fans

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    We're just days away from Montana State heading to Arkansas State to kickoff the season .While the cats are busy preparing a game plan, Head Coach Rob Ash took some time to go over X's and O's with some MSU fans.>>
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    For many on the Griz football team, the start of the season is good for many reasons, not the least of which is not having to practice for months without a game.>>
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    The Following is a Press Release from the University of Montana:Ground was broken Wednesday on the University of Montana campus for a new athletics academic center, and the occasion doubled as an opportunity for Director of Athletics Kent Haslam to announce a $1 million gift that will go toward additional facility improvements.>>
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  • Local Basketball Teams Praised By NABC For Excellence

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