In college athletics, the “death penalty” has been implemented by the NCAA a total of five times, with the most infamous example falling to the Southern Methodist University (SMU) football program in 1987.
When introduced to Montana State’s new Athletic Director Leon Costello you cannot help but notice his demeanor. He has genuine midwestern charm that immediately disarms any concern you may have.
The 2015-16 athletic season started with a bang when sophomore Mac Bignell wrecked the Fort Lewis running back to kick off the Gold Rush game with a hit that eventually ended up as a number one play on Sportscenter top ten.
Sports are as imperative to the college institution as music and art programs, if not in some regards, more so. It is no surprise that collegiate sports are increasing in both financial focus and student interest.
I realized for the first time two years ago that not all sports teams in Seattle were called the Mariners. As one might imagine, I’m not a huge sports fan.
Photo courtesy of Heidi Turner
Name: Heidi Turner
Sport: Cross country running
Hometown: Bozeman, Mont.
Major: Organismal biology
Year in School: Sophomore
What is the best part of cross country running?
Cody Kirk (#25) spins into the endzone for a touchdown. photo by Matt Williams
In front of more than 17,000 fans sporting blue and gold on Saturday, the Bobcats (#3, 3-0) defeated the Stephen F.
The MSU Cross Country team started their season last Saturday with the MSU Invitational at Bridger Creek Golf Course. Heather Demorest finished 6th in the women’s three-mile race with a time of 17:41.
Last week the lady Bobcats celebrated their first victory in a Big-Sky Conference opener in nearly ten years with a fifth set win over the University of North Dakota.