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Page 6 Cheney Free Press Rushing Eagle #35 Craig Givens helped Eastern Washington to a win Saturday over Western Montana, 41-14. Givens raced for 10 yards for Eastern&apos;s first touchdown. For the day, he totalled 96 yards on 13 carries, close to Mike Anderson's 101 yards on 18 carries. photo by Norman Storment Eagles seek national rank Riding the crest of a seven-game winning streak, its longest in 15 years, the Eastern Washington University football team will wind up its regular season on Saturday night, meeting Cal State Sacramento in Northern Califor- nia for possible national ranking and an NCAA Division II playoff berth. EWU, with a chance for its best record since playing for the NAIA championship in 1967, and the Hornets will kick off at 7:30 p.m. at Hornet Field on the Sacramento campus. Eastern Washington has a 7-2 record, owning victories over British Colum- bia, Cal Poly Pomona, Portland State, Simon Fraser, Northern Arizona, Puget Sound and Western Montana after narrow, season-opening losses to Weber State and Montana State of the Division I:AA Big Sky Conference. The Eagles stretched their winning streak to seven games last Saturday, concluding their home season by scor- ing 20 points in the fourth quarter to pull aay from Western Montana, 41-14. EWU rolled up 556 yards in another of the offensive displays which has lifted Eastern among national leaders in total offense and scoring. Quarterback Jim Brittain has ranked with national leaders in total offense all fall while establishing one-season EWU records for pass attempts and comple- tions. He needs 134 yards Saturday to break the yardage record of 1,995 set by Bill Diedrick in 1967. Brittain also has 1,961 yards total offense. Diedrick's record is 2,066. Brittain averages 217.9 yards per game. Eastern averages 441.9 yards per game, among the Division II top five. The Eagles have gained 235.2 per game passing, and, despite repeated injuries to their tailbacks, they have picked up 2063 yards per game rushing. In addition, the Eagles are ranked with the nation's top five in rushing defense, allowing only 79.4 yards per game. EWU has scored 282 points, an average of 31.3 per game. Its opponents have scored only 102 points. EWU has a record 29 interceptions, Coach Dick Zornes heads into the final game of his fourth season with a 27-11 record. Fall sports awards given Eastern runners win national NCAA title Eastern Washington University's men's cross country team captured the school's second national championship Saturday at St. Cloud, Minn., as the Eagle runners placed first in the NCAA Division II footrace. Eastern's only other national title came in 1977 when the wrestling team collected a NAIA title. Leading the Eastern Eagles for Coach Jerry Martin was senior Steve Pybus, an All-American last season, who finished 14th in the race overall this year with a time of 38:39.7. Others to place for Eastern were: Monte Wright, 16th, Daryl Genest, 25th; Greg Meyer, 32nd; and Ed Dotter, 33rd. Four of the 10 top runners in the race were from teams that failed to qualify for the meet, thus improving Eastern's team score to 120. Friday, Eastern and South Dakota State were the only two teams to practice on the course, which was covered by six inches of snow. Runners that day also faded 14-degree weather and 50-m.p.h. winds. Eastern's top three runners earned All-American status for placing in the top 25. Steve T CONGRA TULA TIO CHENEY HIGH SCHOOL VOLLEYBALL THIRD PLACE IN STATE You're Still Nur 00ber ,9ne Cheney F ee Press Country c( unter IGA Jiffy Cleaners INCLUDES LABOR, RAD. CLEANER AND 4 QTS. OF ANTIFREEZE. ADDITIONAL PARTS, IF NEEDED, ARE EXTRA. $24.95 ONLY RADIATOR FLUSH .MASTERcARD -VISA • CHEVRON TRAVEL CARD 235-6115 • Tune-Up •Tires • Brakes • Batteries • Alignment •Accessories • Written Estimates • All Work Warranteed For Appointment Call November's Special .. Cheney Chevron Cold nose Earl Hilton Real Estate Willow Springs Restaurant & Dorner's Pizza Anderberg Chevrolet Owl Pharmacy Tibbitts and Associates, InC, Ben Franklin Grange Supply Wheatheart Handmade G Lincoln Mutual Savings Ba Les Schwab Tire Center Cheney Men's Fullcou Results - NOV. g Bill's Tavern 73 Elegant Egg 50 Bill's was Jed offensively by the outside shooting of Json Hampton and Paul Harris, Jim Walker and Dan Perrigo hod the hot hands for Elegant Egg as they combined for 26 points. Strong offensive performances were turned in by Bill's John Harris and the Egg's Fred Curry. Appleblossom 69 Cofy's Tovem 64 Appieblossom's Eugene Glenn hod 12 second-half IInts to rally the w*nners. He had offensive help from tmmates Terry Redmon and Terry Reed. Goofy's oHense was fueled by the 20 points of Emir Hardy. Dfensive standouts were App[eblossom's Ken Smith @d Gooh,'s ike SterberL Aoderberg Chevrolet 84 Pbrt of Entry 33 AnderbePg's Don Squires, Jack Peasley and Rob Bleidenbach were outstanding on the fast-break as tffey accounted for 60 points. Larry Smith had o good o|( and game for Port of Entry• Anderberg's collapsing, zne<Jefense, anchored by Oreg Oeotz, shul down the Pert of Entry offense. Cheney Mert's Fullcourt Schedule - Nov. 23 Port of Entry vs, Bill's Tavern, 6:45 p.m., Fisher. Aopleblossom vs. Elegant Egg, 8 p.m. Fisher. Aoderberg Chevrolet vs Goofy% Tvern, 9:15 p.m. FiSher. Cheney Men's Holfcourt " Results - Nov. I l Cx:)ofy's over Chargers Willow Sprinos over City Dumo N',p mrs over Lelger Sonlcs D,'J,'s Tavern over Overlie's Ablemon's over Tom's Chevron Men's Halfcour1" Schedule * Nov. 18 Tom's Chevron vs, DJ/s Tavern, 7 p.m. Solnove. AID)eman's vs. Misprints, 8 p.m. Salnove. Overhe's vs. Goofy's Tavern, 7 p,m. Fisher. Giger Sorties vs. willow pr,ngs, o p.m. r,sner. CJorgers vs. City Dumps, 9 p.m. Fisher, 1706 2nd 235-6278 4 GAMES ACROSS  LANES Fri., Nov. 26 8p.m. $16.00 Entry Fee High game pot optional $4.00 Phone or Write for Reservations CHENEY BOWL I THANKSGIVING HANDICAP ,' "-  SWEEPER ".,' Marry Mitchell; Most Inspirational, Lee Henry; Most Improved, Doug Partanen; and Coach's Award, Del Krumm. Cross Country awards were won by the following: Most Inspiratmnal, Rog- er Willms and Suzanne Massey; Most Improved, Dean DeVoe and Amy Cory; Captain, Philip Martin and Rene Wiley ; and Coach's Award, Bill Shreeve and Kathryn Smith. The nose knows how cold it got at Saturday's foot- ball game at Woodward Stadium in Cheney. Loyal fans, however, were not disappointed as they watched the Eastern Washington Eagles win their seventh straight game. photo by Norman Storment Recreation Fall sports awards were given Mon .... Savage House Pizza Parlor day evening at Cheney High School.  Volleyball awards went to the follow- Results ing:Mostlnspirational, MaleiYoung; t  The Elegant Egg Restaun Most Improved, Debbie Barrom; Most Coach'sValuable'Award,KaraAmandaNeUbauer ;Fish. and . i Tom's C he ney Chevron Winning football awards were: Most :: ...... Fa ers & Merch ts Bank ......   rm an Valuable Offensive Player, Bill Lock- .... ard; Most Valuable Defensive Player, .