In college sports, there are few things more cherished than a strong, bitter rivalry. From Cat-Griz, to Ohio State-Michigan, to Auburn-Alabama, the rivalry game plays a role in bringing exposure to a program from people who otherwise wouldn’t care.
There are few rivalry names as descriptive and succinct as Cat-Griz. In merely two syllables the name adequately describes the event in question; it’s a game between the Bobcats and the Grizzlies, conveniently condensed for all.
There is something I’ve noticed about conversations at public gatherings. From sports events to dining halls to exotic furry conventions, there’s one thing that these areas have in common: banal, useless conversation.
The Montana State Bobcat football team, previously favorites to win the Big Sky Conference, will most likely miss the playoffs for the second time in three years after they were unable to win their first road game at the Alerus Center, falling to the University of North Dakota by a score of 38-44.
Back to the Future day has come and gone, and many of its predictions failed to come true. There are no hover boards, the Cubs did not win the World Series and military flame throwers did not become childhood toys (that last one was in the pirated version).
How does a video game series as long, memorable, frustrating and legendary as Metal Gear Solid come to a close? With a game that’s long, memorable, frustrating and, for more reasons than one, legendary.
Getting a free gift at the stadium giveaway is pretty much akin to getting a free gift anywhere in life that does not involve sitting around a Christmas tree, birthday cake or a dancing one-eyed snake-talker speaking in tongues — it’s a crapshoot.