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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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Three weeks after defeating South Dakota State in the FCS Championship Semifinal, Bobcat football is warming up in Frisco, Texas for the National Championship matchup against the North Dakota State Bison at 10 a.m. MT. The Bison are a perennial championship contender, and have ended both of … Read more

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Behind a full team effort and in front of a sold-out crowd, the MSU football team defeated the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, 31-17, to advance to the FCS (Football Championship Subdivision) National Championship for the first time since 1984. The Bobcats hosted the matchup in Bobcat Stadiu… Read more

The Bobcats (6-4) took on the visiting North Dakota State (NDSU) Bison (5-4) in Worthington Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 7, coming away with a 68-49 win. The Cats were propelled to victory by standout performances from RaeQuan Battle and Abdul Mohamed. Battle led the team in scoring, registering 1… Read more

Bobcat Football advanced to the FCS Quarterfinals with a 26-7 victory over UT-Martin on Saturday, Dec. 4. In 2019, the Cats’ most recent season of playoff competition prior to 2021, MSU reached the semifinals before falling to North Dakota State, which went on to win the national championship. Read more

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Hebgen Dam, which controls water flow in the Upper Madison River, abruptly reduced its outflow from 650 cubic feet per second (CFS) to below 200 CFS early last Tuesday, Nov. 30. The cause of the flow reduction was a dam malfunction in the flow gate. The sharp drop in flows left fish stranded… Read more

The Bobcats (6-4) took on the visiting North Dakota State (NDSU) Bison (5-4) in Worthington Arena on Tuesday, Dec. 7, coming away with a 68-49 win. The Cats were propelled to victory by standout performances from RaeQuan Battle and Abdul Mohamed. Battle led the team in scoring, registering 1… Read more

MSU junior quarterback Matt McKay announced via Twitter on Thursday, Dec. 2, that he intends to enter the NCAA transfer portal. In his post to Twitter, McKay said, “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and the Lord led me to Montana State 2 years ago. I’m thankful for the opportun… Read more

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MSU junior quarterback Matt McKay announced via Twitter on Thursday, Dec. 2, that he intends to enter the NCAA transfer portal. In his post to Twitter, McKay said, “The steps of a good man are ordered by the Lord and the Lord led me to Montana State 2 years ago. I’m thankful for the opportun… Read more

Football playoff season is here and the first matchup of the year will take place this weekend, at home on Saturday, Dec. 4, at 2 p.m. The Bobcats will battle against UT Martin, a team from Tennessee. UT Martin competed in the first round of the playoffs last weekend, facing Missouri State a… Read more

The MSU basketball team traveled to San Antonio, Texas, to compete at the University of the Incarnate Word for the Cardinal Thanksgiving Invitational from Friday, Nov. 26, to Sunday, Nov. 27. The Bobcats claimed a trio of wins on top of their 1-3 overall record this season. That is exactly w… Read more

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Bobcat football fell to the Griz, 29-10, in the Brawl of the Wild on Saturday, Nov. 20, the final game of the regular season. Montana scored the first points on the second play of the game, scorching the Cats defense for a 74-yard touchdown. The Cats responded with a field goal about ten min… Read more

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The MSU volleyball team traveled to Ogden, Utah, on Thursday, Nov. 18, to compete in the 2021 Big Sky Volleyball Championship. The Cats entered the tournament as the number four seed and faced off against fifth-seeded Northern Arizona. The game started off poorly for Montana State, with the … Read more

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The weekly 'Pig Skin Pick 'Ems' series concludes this week with the biggest game of the year. ESPN’s College GameDay may not be in attendance to offer analysis for the Brawl of the Wild but fear not, the Exponent ‘experts’ are offering our picks. Tune in for Cat-Griz football on Saturday, No… Read more

A rumble shakes through the stands, voices echo as they scream as loud as possible and excitement fills the fans with an energy like no other. The Brawl of the Wild is only one week away, and this rivalry weekend will be one of a kind. The last matchup took place in 2019, when the Cats domin… Read more

If you’ve been listening to press conferences and radio show’s with UM head football coach Bobby Hauck, you know he always says he wants Montana to play its best football in November. Now that the golden month of football is here, it’s extremely unclear whether the Griz are playing good foot… Read more

This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featuring some of the most storied NCAA football programs alongside the weekly Cats’ gam… Read more

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Game, set and match. Sophomores Daan Van Dijk and Matej Panik are serving up their competition as the doubles pair are representing Montana State this week as the first men’s doubles tennis team to qualify for the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championships. The pair quali… Read more

Troy Andersen, a senior linebacker from Dillon, has proved himself as an irreplaceable asset to the Montana State football team. In this football program's history, he currently stands second in rushing touchdowns (23), ninth in rushing yards (2,263), and set the record for most points score… Read more

This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featuring some of the most storied NCAA football programs alongside the weekly Cats’ gam… Read more

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Montana fought off two match points, won a challenge on a four-hit call that would’ve given Montana State the win, then went ahead by one following a Bobcat communication breakdown, before sealing a 25-16, 26-24, 22-25, 23-25, 17-15 victory over MSU on a Paige Clark kill on Tuesday, Oct. 26,… Read more

Even though the Cats have a bye week, the Exponents Pig Skin Pick’Ems rolls on. This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featurin… Read more

Each year since its inaugural season in 1950, Formula One grows in popularity. Twenty drivers on 10 teams drive in an average of 19 races yearly to compete for the Formula One Driver’s Championship, as well as the Formula One Constructors’ Championship. This sport has been extremely popular … Read more

When asked to name a sport, most people wouldn’t say rugby unless they have some sort of personal connection to it. Commonly brushed to the side, rugby is considerably undervalued. In reality rugby is a difficult game put on by players who demonstrate determination at its finest. Denali Smit… Read more

After a full season lost to COVID-19, Bobcat hockey is back. The pandemic forced MSU’s hockey team to withdraw from competition for the 2020-21 season, but the Cats are back on the ice with an expanded program. In previous years, MSU hockey has fielded a single team competing in the American… Read more

This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featuring some of the most storied NCAA football programs alongside the weekly Cats’ gam… Read more

Is your fridge running? If it’s not that’s okay — the Montana State cross country team is. The season started with a great run for both the men’s and women’s cross country teams. At the MSU Cross Country Classic, the men placed second out of four, and the women finished in third out of five … Read more

The Montana State volleyball team dominated Sacramento State on the court Thursday, Oct. 14. The first set was a tense exchange. The score remained close, and both teams were playing very well. The set finally ended 25-22 with senior outside hitter Hannah Scott acing the final point, barely … Read more

Bobcat football traveled to Ogden, Utah, on Friday, Oct. 15, for a highly anticipated matchup against Weber State. The Weber State Wildcats found the end-zone early in the game, but MSU would tie the score by the end of the first quarter and keep the game even until halftime. In the second h… Read more

Bobcat football extended its win streak to five games on Saturday, Oct. 9, as they rolled past Cal Poly in a blowout win. Last week marked the annual Homecoming celebration at MSU, and Bobcat football added to the festivities with stellar play. The Cats put up 35 points in the first half on … Read more

This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featuring some of the most storied NCAA football programs alongside the weekly Cats’ gam… Read more

Hey, batter batter swing. MSU’s club baseball has a lot on its plate this year and the Exponent was able to discuss just how meaningful that is with senior Aiden Prentice, captain of the team. The team, unfortunately, struck out on its first set of games against Boise State on Friday, Sept. … Read more

This weekly series offers a dive into some of the biggest games of college football around the country. Follow along as the Exponent ‘experts’ offer our analysis of the upcoming weekend’s slate of games, featuring some of the most storied NCAA football programs alongside the weekly Cats’ gam… Read more

Since 1949, the MSU rodeo team has been a powerhouse in the Big Sky region. Recently the women’s rodeo team led Montana State to National Championship status once again. Exactly a decade after their previous championship run (2011), the women clinched the 2021 Women’s Rodeo National Champion… Read more

The best time of the year has arrived. The weather cools, leaves turn golden and bearded men with knives on their feet take to the ice to smack a piece of frozen rubber and punch each other in the face. Hockey is truly the greatest sport on the planet, and with the NHL season starting on Tue… Read more

Looking for a way to get out and about before the cold comes and the chill outside is too much to handle? On Saturday, Oct. 9, Bozeman is hosting a 16K in one of the most beautiful places a person could run. Averaging about 9.9 miles, runners will journey from Sypes Canyon to the ‘M’ trailhe… Read more

Montana State volleyball opened up Big Sky Conference play last week with a convincing win over Montana on Tuesday, Sept. 21, followed by a loss to Northern Colorado on Saturday, Sept. 25. The Cats are now 5-8 this season and 1-1 against Big Sky Conference opponents.  Read more

Live music filling your ears as you stroll down a row of local vendors presenting the best produce they can gather. Groups of people laughing as they munch on their favorite fruits, and dancing as they walk. It’s a farmer’s market at night, something many do not have the chance to see. It’s … Read more

Behind an offensive explosion in the first quarter and not one, but two pick-sixes, the Bobcat football team defeated San Diego, 52-10, on Saturday, Sept. 18. The Cats got on the board first and often, scoring a touchdown on the first three drives of the game.  Read more

With Bobcat volleyball season well underway, senior outside hitter Hannah Scott, has found her way into the record books. On Friday, Sept. 3, Scott hit her 1,000th kill of her college career, a milestone reached by only 15 others in MSU volleyball history. This week, TheExponent spoke with S… Read more

The United States men’s national soccer team (USMNT) opened up the 2022 World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador on Thursday, Sept. 2 (0-0), followed by a match against the Canadian National Team on Sunday, Sept. 5 (1-1), and finally a match against Honduras on Wednesday, Sept. 8 (4-1).  Read more

Montana State freshman Bailey Anderson recorded the best round of the tournament for the Bobcats on Tuesday, Sept. 14, as the Hobble Creek Fall Classic concluded at Hobble Creek Golf Course.  Read more

When arriving on campus for their first day of classes this fall, many students were surprised to see the Marga Hosaeus Fitness Center completely gated off. Signs outside the building informed gym goers that all fitness equipment had been moved to the North Dome. Andy Hutkowski, a junior at … Read more

The Bobcat volleyball team hosted the Bobcat Classic this past weekend, featuring Arkansas, Portland and Utah State. Although the Cats went 0-3 in the tournament, they battled hard, taking two of the matches to five sets.  Read more

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