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Playoffs make heroes and heartbreak

Cooper Kupp and Shaq Hill celebrate a touchdown in the 2016 semifinal against Youngstown State. EWU ultimately lost the game when the Penguins scored a last second touchdown.

Cooper Kupp and Shaq Hill celebrate a touchdown in the 2016 semifinal against Youngstown State. EWU ultimately lost the game when the Penguins scored a last second touchdown.

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Cooper Kupp and Shaq Hill celebrate a touchdown in the 2016 semifinal against Youngstown State. EWU ultimately lost the game when the Penguins scored a last second touchdown.

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Cooper Kupp and Shaq Hill celebrate a touchdown in the 2016 semifinal against Youngstown State. EWU ultimately lost the game when the Penguins scored a last second touchdown.

By Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor

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There have been 11 playoff games on Roos field since the Eagles won the National Championship in 2010. EWU has won seven of those games, losing three times in the semifinals. This year the Eagles start their playoff run at home again, with Southland Conference champion Nichols State coming to Cheney for the first time, in what will be the second ever meeting between the two schools.

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2018 FCS playoff bracket. EWU will play at least two guaranteed home games with a win against Nichols State.

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Taylor Newquist, Sports Editor

Taylor Newquist is The Easterner’s Sports Editor. Newquist, a senior studying journalism, was born in Yakima, and graduated Selah High School in 2015....

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