Montana PBS began broadcasting in 1984 and has reliably brought local television to its viewers ever since, including coverage of MSU Athletics. Montana PBS is known for bringing Bobcat Sports to those who can’t physically make every game, match or competition. Read more

For decades, one goal for MSU student athletes had been simple: get on scholarship and retain it. But for exemplary athletes who clear the scholarship hurdle, there are a few other ways for their talent to be compensated.  Read more

MSU is currently in an era of nearly unprecedented success, with Bobcats across a number of athletic disciplines succeeding in big ways. MSU hopes to continue the trend with the hire of Men’s Tennis Coach Rob Bareford.  Read more

Bobcat Football’s undefeated start came crashing down on Saturday as the Oregon State Beaversclobbered the cats in Portland.  Read more

One mile swim. 40 km bike ride. 10k run. What sounds like the ultimate test of endurance to most people sounds like a solid weekend to the members of the Montana State Triathlon Club. While it may be hard for some of us to fathom, the Club regularly (and voluntarily) practices and competes i… Read more

Mountains and Minds is a well-known motto at MSU, one that’s is thrown around quite a bit on campus. While the meaning of the ‘Minds’ bit of it is pretty obvious (seeing as MSU is first and foremost an academic institution) the ‘Mountains’ aspect is something pretty special. MSU is unique in… Read more

It’s no secret that Bozeman is a hotbed for outdoor recreation. Surrounded by thousands of acres of mountains, rivers and everything in between, the town has always attracted those with an appetite for exploration. MSU students are no exception, and several student-led clubs have made it the… Read more

As the fall semester gets underway, the running club is tightening their laces and hitting the trails, streets and tracks of Bozeman.The Exponent spoke with club president Joey Boyle to learn more. Read more

At first glance, there appears to be nothing remarkably unusual about the roster for the Montana State Men’s Basketball Team. However, a quick look reveals an interesting peculiarity: a number of players on the team hail from England.And, they have really made a splash.  Read more

With the 58th pick of the 2022 NFL draft, the Atlanta Falcons selected Troy Andersen, the 2021 FCS ADA Defensive Player of the Year and the 2021 Big Sky Defensive Player of the Year. Andersen is one of the best football players to ever don a Bobcat uniform Read more

The Sonny Hollad Spring Classic started with an air of anticipation in the stands as fans returned to Bobcat Stadium. Tommy Mellot’s opening pass was strong and decisive, right to wide receiver Ravi Alston. After that throw, apprehension faded and the spectators began to sit back and enjoy w… Read more

In front of the largest crowd in Bobcat-Anderson Tennis Center history, the men’s tennis team celebrated two crowning achievements on Saturday, April 23. Not only did the team beat in-state rivals, the Montana Grizzlies, they clinched a share of the Big Sky Conference regular championship fo… Read more

The MSU men’s lacrosse team has been making headlines recently, and it’s not only because of its play on the field. On Monday, April 10, weeks before the lacrosse national tournament on May 9-14, the team’s bus caught fire, destroying team members’ personal items.  Read more

Opening Day for the MLB season was on Thursday, April 7, below are my predictions for the standings by division and my reason. A few divisions will be tight, however, I am confident in my selections below. If I had enough gas money to get to Vegas I would drive down and put my money where my… Read more

For most Spanish golfers, Montana may be the last place on Earth they would expect to play a round, but for Cat Golf’s Sofia Rodriguez Todd, it’s home. Rodriguez Todd, a senior planning to graduate this spring with a degree in business management, began her golf career at the age of 4, playi… Read more

Since she was young, the ability to ski has been in Nellie Talbot’s blood. Originally from Vail, Colorado, Talbot was on skis before she could walk and was racing by the time she was 5 years old. Now a junior, Talbot has been a repeated highlight for the Bobcat women’s alpine team. Read more

After years of begging, months of waiting and the recent upset over Bobcat Athletics failing to be successful on the national stage, MSU announced its newest varsity sport with an unexpected twist. Typically a winter sport — and only seen during the Winter Olympics — curling is one of the mo… Read more

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When students arrived on campus last fall, they were shocked to learn that the gym had been relocated to an inflatable dome. Now, MSU has announced plans to downsize the gym further and keep all equipment in some tents that they bought at Walmart and distributed around Bozeman. Read more

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After an incredible basketball season, both MSU basketball teams won the Big Sky Conference tournament and competed in the 2022 NCAA tournament. For the first time since 1996, the men took the court in San Diego, ready to face off against third seed Texas Tech while the women traveled to Pal… Read more

Rob Manfred, the commissioner of Major League Baseball, stood in front of the press on Wednesday, March 2, to announce the cancellation of the first two series of the baseball season. This did not come as a surprise; the MLB has been on a “lockout” for over three months and will continue to … Read more

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The MSU Athletics Department and the Bobcats have drawn attention throughout campus and Bozeman by creating an electrifying atmosphere at every sporting event. The winning culture alongside a dedicated spirit squad and marching band make gameday in Bozeman unmatched when compared to the rest… Read more

The spinning rainbow wheel of death, carpal tunnel at 24, constant back pain and heated borderline existential debates on which font to use are just a few things that fill the soul of a graphic designer. Let me begin by saying this: I love art and design, or else I wouldn’t be doing it. But … Read more

MSU hosted the 2022 Big Sky Indoor Track and Field Championships last weekend as athletes from across the region competed for conference titles. Held over the course of three days in Worthington Arena, Feb. 25-27, the conference championship meet provided athletes a final opportunity to set … Read more

MSU women’s basketball traveled to Missoula on Saturday, Feb. 26, to face the Montana Lady Griz for the second time this season. The Lady Griz proved dominant, beating the Cats, 71-57. The Cats trailed by four at halftime, but a huge third quarter for the Lady Griz found MSU down 51-40 going… Read more

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Since they were young, both Gabby Mocchi and Ashley Van Sickle knew basketball would be a major part of their lives. Now seniors on the women’s basketball team, the two laced up for their last home game at MSU on Saturday, Feb. 19, and reflected on their years in the basketball program. Read more

This week, I will be bringing up some under-the-radar bets that you should be making this coming weekend. So, have your sports bookie on speed dial and be ready to place bets that I think are sure to pay out big. If you dare, parlay this wager for an even bigger payout, maybe it’ll help pay … Read more

What a season it has been for the NFL. The two number one seeds didn’t make it past their first opponents in the playoffs for the first time since 2010, Big Ben retired, Tom Brady said goodbye after 22 seasons and the Rams beat the Bengals, 23-20, in the Super Bowl, winning their first champ… Read more

Sophomores Daan Van Dijk and Matej Panik have served an amazing season for the men’s tennis team. The pair became the first doubles team to ever compete in the ITA Fall National Championship last November, and the two have gained quite a following.  Read more

The MSU Women’s Hockey Club is transitioning from a humble group of pond hockey players to a formal team, with aspirations of becoming serious threats on the ice. President Alyssa Jackman and Vice President Paige Schlegel shared their hopes for the club and their desire to become a D1 Americ… Read more

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Emily Ruff wakes up, warms up, clears her mind, listens to Disney music and prepares for her day ahead just like she has for the last 17 years she has participated in Special Olympics Montana (SOMT). Headquartered in Great Falls, SOMT provides support for people with intellectual disabilitie… Read more

Arguably the best (and your favorite) section of the Exponent is back. The sports staff will offer our professional predictions based on our vast expertise in American football. This year's Super Bowl features the AFC Champions from Cincinnati and the NFC Champions from L.A. The two teams wi… Read more

The MSU men’s hockey team closed its regular season this weekend with back-to-back wins over the University of Montana on Friday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 5. The Cats scored 15 goals in the two games, winning 9-2 on Friday and 6-1 on Saturday. Read more

The MSU track and field team is off to the races this weekend as it heads to the Washington State Open and Invitational in Spokane. After shattering many records at the Bobcat Performance Meet on Friday, Jan. 21, the Bobcats aim even higher this weekend to continue their record-breaking season.  Read more

The MSU men’s basketball team has been on a tear recently, winning seven straight and 12 of the last 13. Continuing the winning streak, the Cats took on Eastern Washington and Idaho in front of home fans. The Bobcats closed out the month of January undefeated for the second year in a row. Read more

The powder is fresh, the ice is silky smooth, the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing China are just one week away and Montana has athletes ready to hit the international stage. After an unusually tight window between the Summer and Winter Olympics, there’s much to look forward to for the 2022 G… Read more

The Bobcat men's basketball team took on the Montana Grizzlies on Sunday, Jan. 9, in Worthington Arena, where the Cats claimed a 66-59 win. In the 20 games prior to Sunday’s matchup against the Griz, MSU has lost 19. Both teams have an overall record of 11-5 this season, and the Cats were ea… Read more

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For the first time in 37 years the Bobcats made a trip to the FCS National Championship, where they fell to the North Dakota State (NDSU) Bison, 38-10. The Bison claimed their ninth national championship in 11 years and their second of the Head Coach Matt Entz era. The Bobcats received the b… Read more

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