The NCAA women’s and men’s basketball seasons wrapped up on Sunday, April 4, and Monday, April 5, respectively. Both tournaments provided excitement, upsets and tears of joy (or, in most cases, grief) over the past month, culminating with the crowning of the Stanford Cardinal on the women’s … Read more

Just two months ago, Montana State was excited to announce the hiring of new head football coach Brent Vigen. When Vigen held his press conference, that excitement evaporated like Montana’s chances of winning the 2019 Brawl of the Wild. Since news broke that Vigen is pronounced as “Vegan” an… Read more

When Mac Hamburger set out to make his March Madness bracket earlier this month, he had absolutely no idea he’d be in the running for one of the most accurate brackets in the world. After a perfect first round, Hamburger found himself among only 14 other people in the country with a perfect … Read more

After an amazing season, the women’s volleyball team closed out Big Sky Conference play on Sunday, March 21. The Bobcats pulled off an incredible run this season with a 10-game win streak, only falling four times. The Bobcats also had quite a run in 2019, yet their domination this 2020-21 se… Read more

After a few too many matches were canceled, the Bobcat men’s tennis team was back in action for a packed weekend on the road in the Pacific Northwest. The Cats kicked off their weekend playing against Seattle U on Friday, March 12, with an exciting 4-3 win. This was their first match since e… Read more

The NCAA men’s basketball tournament has arrived with the first games tipping off on Thursday, March 18, and concluding with the championship on Monday, April 5. Due to the ongoing pandemic, all athletes, coaches and staff will be isolated in Indianapolis, Indiana, to limit exposure from tra… Read more

The Montana State ski team finished fifth in the final team standings following the Nordic freestyle events which concluded the NCAA Skiing Championships on Saturday afternoon at the Jackson Nordic Center. Read more

Bobcat track and field and cross country star Duncan Hamilton has been running since he was in middle school. His journey continued to Bozeman High School, where he and his team went on to win the national title his junior year. This year, Duncan is once again competing on the national stage… Read more

When the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the MLB season last March, many questions were presented about the way the league would adapt due to state and federal restrictions. About a year after the first lockdowns, Spring Training is underway in Arizona and Florida and the regular season is on deck… Read more

At the start of the 2020-21 academic year, the status of the tennis season at Montana State was in question, along with that of many other sports. February brought good news for both the men’s and women’s tennis teams as they were able to participate in their first matches. The men started t… Read more

Cross Country is up and running, literally. Both the men’s and women’s cross country teams competed in the 2021 Big Sky Winter Cross Country Championship on Saturday, Feb. 27, coming in with impressive results. The Bobcat women’s team placed third and the men finished in fourth. This is the … Read more

The Bobcat volleyball team faced off against the Portland State Vikings on Saturday, Feb. 27, and Sunday, Feb. 28, in Shroyer Gym and came away with two more wins. The Cats now sit on a seven-game unbeaten streak, the longest since the 2003 season. The Cats’ overall record is now 8-2. This s… Read more

The Montana State track and field program completed its indoor season on Friday, Feb. 19, in Worthington Arena as the Bobcats hosted Idaho in the Bobcat Bonus. The added meet to MSU's schedule provided an extra opportunity to one of the Bobcats' distance runners that led to a historic feat. Read more

The Bobcat volleyball team defeated Idaho State in two matches played on Saturday, Feb. 20, and Sunday, Feb. 21. This series sweep marks the second sweep of the season and a 4-0 win streak for the Cats.  Read more

Newly hired Bobcat football head coach Brent Vigen announced some key hires to the program on Friday, Feb. 19. Vigen has talked about his plans to implement a new offensive and defensive philosophy and he showcased these new schemes in his hires for offensive and defensive coordinator as wel… Read more

The women’s basketball team had two games this past week, one on Thursday, Feb. 18, on the road and a game at home on Saturday, Feb. 20. On Thursday, the team came up short with a 69-59 loss against Idaho State in Pocatello, Idaho, ending the eight-game win streak the women had previously he… Read more

The Bobcat volleyball team hit the road and headed west to Missoula on Sunday, Feb. 14, and Monday, Feb. 15, and came back with some hardware. Going into the rivalry match the Cats were 2-2 and eager to take the inaugural Main Line Trophy back to Bozeman.  Read more

Both the men’s and women’s Bobcat basketball teams played against the Eastern Washington Eagles last week, finishing the showdown with mixed results. The women’s team kept their win streak rolling on the road with two more wins in Cheney, Washington—vaulting them to second place in conferenc… Read more

 After an unpredictable 2020 football season, Tom Brady has done it again. In his tenth Super Bowl appearance and seventh Super Bowl win, Brady led Tampa Bay to its first Super Bowl win since the 2002-03 season. Tampa Bay defeated Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs with a devastating… Read more

Both Montana State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams faced off against the Weber State Wildcats last week, with the women playing in Bozeman at Worthington Arena on Thursday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 6.  Read more

Bobcat Athletics announced that Wyoming offensive coordinator Brent Vigen would become the 33rd head coach of the Bobcat football program. The announcement came on Monday, Feb. 8, after a long national search that attracted some of the biggest names in college football.  Read more

Bobcat volleyball hosted Northern Arizona on Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 7, in Shroyer Gym. The series against the Lumberjacks marked the first home games of the Cats’ season. Coming into the match, the Cats were 1-1 after playing Northern Colorado in Greeley.  Read more

 The 10th Annual University of Colorado Spencer James Nelson Memorial Raoul Willie Memorial Ski Race Invitational concluded on Saturday, Feb. 6, in Aspen, Colorado for the Bobcat Nordic Ski Team. The Bobcats finished in third, with freshman Sophia Mazzoni placing fourth overall with a 17:34.… Read more

After four seasons of coaching, Bobcats head football coach Jeff Choate announced last week that he will be departing MSU for a position at the University of Texas. Choate was hired in December of 2015 and led the Bobcats to the FCS playoffs in 2018 and 2019 and the semifinals in 2019. This … Read more

Sophomore jumper Lucy Corbett, and both track teams, took on Idaho State in their first meet of the year at Worthington Arena on Friday, Jan. 22. The MSU Exponent had the opportunity to speak with Corbett after she was named the Big Sky Conference Female Athlete of the Week for breaking a 24… Read more

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It’s finally tennis season, and MSU is ready to serve up their first matches in the upcoming weeks. Fall semester, redshirt sophomore Marcos Zelver spoke with the Exponent to discuss his concerns and hopes for the spring season. Recently, Zelver was able to share once more how the dynamics h… Read more

After the unfortunate cancellation of last spring’s NCAA Ski Championships—an event that hasn’t been hosted by Montana State since 2012—the Bobcat Ski team jumped out of the gate in January with a strong return to the 2021 competitive season in Colorado and Utah. Read more

The Bobcat volleyball season began on Sunday, Jan. 25, in Greeley, Colo., against Northern Colorado. This Big Sky volleyball season will look much like the basketball season, with teams playing in two-game series either on the road or at home.  Read more

The Bobcat women’s basketball team faced off against the Northern Arizona Lumberjacks in a two-game series played on Thursday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 23. In both games, the Cats ended up on the winning side, beating the Lumberjacks 79-56 on Thursday and 90-95 on Saturday.  Read more

Both MSU basketball teams faced off against Portland State (PSU) last week. The women’s team played on the road on Thursday and Saturday, and the men’s team played both games at home in the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. Though students couldn’t physically attend the home games due to COVID-19 pr… Read more

The Alabama Crimson Tide have rolled over another team to claim their 18th National Championship after a historic season. This year, the University of Alabama played against the Ohio State Buckeyes, a team heavily criticized for only playing six games due to COVID-19 restrictions in the Big … Read more

For hockey fans, 2021 is about to get even more exciting. Back in December, the National Hockey League approved a 56-game schedule, rather than the typical 82-game schedule, for the 2020-21 season, with the first faceoff of the season on Wednesday, Jan. 13. The normal sixteen-team playoff be… Read more

Keljin Blevins, an MSU alumnus, appeared in his first NBA game of the regular season on Wednesday, Dec. 23 as a wing for the Portland Trail Blazers. Though he only played for a total of four minutes against the Utah Jazz, Blevins became the first Bobcat to ever play in an NBA regular-season game. Read more

Bobcat basketball has returned after a year that has seen sports seasons canceled or postponed at both collegiate and professional levels around the globe. The start of the basketball season marks a beginning to the end of this pandemic, offering a sense of normalcy in an otherwise trying time.  Read more

MSU alum Alex Singleton made his first career start as a linebacker for the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, Nov. 1, against the Dallas Cowboys. Singleton finished the game with eight tackles, helping the Eagles to a cozy 23-9 victory in Philadelphia. Read more

The Big Sky Conference released the long awaited football schedule last week on Wednesday, Nov. 4, and laid out the spring 2021 season for the Montana State Bobcats. Read more

While the current pandemic seems like it is sliding out of control, the slopes are definitely ready for the ski season. Due to the highly anticipated season, the MSU Exponent had the opportunity to ask MSU men's alpine ski coach, Kevin Francis, a few questions regarding the team’s upcoming r… Read more

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COVID-19 has forced many sports leagues to postpone games and even entire seasons. When the virus began to spread across the country, the NHL’s Stanley Cup playoffs for the 2019-20 season were pushed back to a significantly later start date. In 2018, the playoffs began on Sunday, April 1 and… Read more

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With cold nipping at Bozeman’s front doors, many are looking for fun indoor winter activities that  give a feeling for the winter ahead. Our local hockey team, the Bozeman Icedogs, is sure to provide you with some winter entertainment.  Read more

Bobcat Athletics released the long-awaited basketball season schedules for both the men’s and women’s teams on Tuesday, Oct. 13. The first game will tip off on Wednesday, Nov. 25, in the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse, with the women’s team facing South Dakota School of Mines and Technology. The m… Read more

With over 21 states reaching new records of COVID-19 cases, nothing seems safe from this pandemic. And yes, that means football too. News broke that the NFL has now cancelled the Pro Bowl and is postponing seasonal games left and right. With the Big Ten season about to get underway and Pac-1… Read more

Among the mass cancelations, shutdowns and postponements of the fall collegiate season, the MSU Bobcat Rodeo Team managed to complete the first five events of the year. The team performed outstandingly this fall and is currently first in the Big Sky Conference for both men’s and women’s rode… Read more

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On Sunday, Oct. 11, the Los Angeles Lakers won their 17th NBA Championship. In a year stricken by grief after the loss of basketball legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, the 2019-20 team was crowned victorious in a year unlike any other.  Read more

Amid nationwide social justice movements, the MSU Athletics Department is working to promote diversity, equality and inclusion for student athletes and coaches across the MSU campus. On Monday, Sept. 28, Bobcat athletics director Leon Costello announced the establishment of the Diversity, Eq… Read more

The coronavirus has put a halt on many forms of entertainment, from movies and TV shows to our favorite pastimes like going to the gym. When fall sports at MSU were delayed to the spring 2021 semester, the news spread as fast as the virus. As a result of the unexpected pandemic, gyms, stadiu… Read more

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In an article published on Friday, Aug. 28, Bobcat Athletics announced a new digital ticketing procedure for MSU fans in preparation for the return of sports events. Instead of sending out physical tickets and risking undue COVID-19 transmission through paper contact, attendants will be able… Read more

While some of the major conferences in Division I college football are playing ball this fall, the Bobcats haven’t had the opportunity to take a snap yet. The Big Sky Conference announced in August that the football season would have to wait until there is a way to play safely and consistent… Read more

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