Eastern football releases game times for 2012

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Game times for Eastern Washington University’s home football games this fall have been finalized, Eastern athletic director Bill Chaves has announced.

Eastern’s home opener against rival Montana on Sept. 29 will begin at 4:05 p.m. Pacific time and be televised regionally by Root Sports. Eastern’s game on Oct. 6 versus North Dakota on Hall of Fame Day at EWU will begin at 5:05 p.m., and Homecoming on Oct. 20 against Sacramento State will start at 4:05. Eastern’s remaining games versus Cal Poly on Military Appreciation Day on Nov. 3 and Senior Day on Nov. 10 against UC Davis will begin at 1:35 p.m.

Season tickets, including admission to all five home games, are being sold for as low as $45. Information is available at www.goeags.com, including a link to purchase information for tailgating passes in the Roos Field parking lots.

Single game tickets won’t go on sale to the general public until Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific time. Until then, only members of the Eagle Athletic Association are able to purchase single game tickets, including the Eagle-Grizzly showdown.

Eastern’s road game times are also mostly finalized, starting with a 6 p.m. match-up against Idaho on Thursday, Aug. 30. Eastern’s game at Washington State on Sept. 8 has been tentatively set for 2 p.m., and EWU’s game at Weber State on Sept. 22 is 5:05 p.m. Pacific time.

The EWU at Montana State game on Oct. 13 will also be televised by Root Sports and will begin at 12:35 p.m. Pacific time, and EWU’s game at Southern Utah on Oct. 27 will start at noon Pacific time. Eastern’s season finale at Portland State on Nov. 17 is set to begin at 1:05 p.m.