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

Discs were flying at the annual Montana State Disc Golf Championship that took place on Saturday, Sept. 26 and 27. The competition included two 18 hole courses in Missoula at Blue Mountain and Pattee Canyon. Competitors flocked from around the state to compete in the biggest disc golf event … Read more

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In response to the vast complications of the coronavirus pandemic, the MSU Athletics Department is seeking to overcome a $3 million deficit. Without the aid of ticket sales, they have turned to fundraising to fill the gap. Read more

Though they have not been entirely shut down like our MSU athletics department, MSU Intramural Sports has taken a heavy hit on their typical annual offerings. Intramurals most popular sports -  basketball, volleyball, soccer and flag football - cannot be offered due to the university’s COVID… Read more

On Monday, Aug. 24, Tom Duffy, a former MSU basketball player and Bozeman helicopter pilot, tragically passed in a helicopter crash while helping fight a wildfire engulfing Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon. Duffy was piloting a Type 1 K-Max helicopter that was dropping water on the White… Read more

On Monday, Aug. 24, Tom Duffy, a former MSU basketball player and Bozeman helicopter pilot, tragically passed in a helicopter crash while helping fight a wildfire engulfing Mount Hood National Forest in Oregon. Duffy was piloting a Type 1 K-Max helicopter that was dropping water on the White… Read more

For a mid-major Division I athletic department like Montana State, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a situation never experienced before. Bobcat Athletics is normally a top financial performer compared to colleges with similar athletic departments. In fact, MSU football alone ranked second … Read more

In light of the social justice movements taking place across the country, professional athletes from multiple sports leagues took a stand against racial injustice on Wednesday, Aug. 26, as they refused to participate in scheduled games, using their national platforms to spotlight police brut… Read more

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In light of the social justice movements taking place across the country, professional athletes from multiple sports leagues took a stand against racial injustice on Wednesday, Aug. 26, as they refused to participate in scheduled games, using their national platforms to spotlight police brut… Read more

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For Bobcat football fanatics, the thought of no college football this fall is devastating. This means no pregame revelry involving the band marching through all the exciting tailgates and no fireworks or horses galloping around the field as the team runs out to the cheers of “Go ‘Cats Go”. Read more

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As school returns to session with a hustle and bustle of students across campus, one thing will remain bare: the stadium stands. On Thursday, Aug. 13, the Big Sky Conference voted to postpone all fall sports competitions until spring due to concerns regarding the coronavirus pandemic. This a… Read more

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Though traditional sports have been cancelled for the spring semester, there is still one event that’s allowed the Cats’ to maintain their command of the in-state pecking order. The Big Sky Conference League of Legends Championship Showdown was set for this past weekend and not only did MSU … Read more

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The entire sports world came to a dramatic halt on the heels of the worldwide pandemic. MSU is not excluded from this, so it’s up to everyone involved with athletics to play the cards they have been dealt. On March 11, 2020, the historic Montana State women’s basketball team defeated Norther… Read more

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On a recent walk with my puppy through the sleepy MSU campus, we stumbled across an American icon, the Merriam’s Turkey. A favorite target for Montana hunters in the spring, turkeys offer an abundant resource for the public to chase for quite a fair price. Along with black bears, these class… Read more

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My favorite annual sporting event is almost here: March Madness. Along with the tournament comes the usual bracket contests. For anyone who’s competed before, the thought has crossed their mind, “I might have a perfect bracket.” This idea is irrational when one looks at the math. Excluding t… Read more

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This week the Big Sky Conference released its list of recipients for the league’s top individual accolades and to no one's surprise, it was full of Bobcats. The women's and men’s basketball teams snagged some of the league's most prestigious titles in preparation for this week’s Big Sky Conf… Read more

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While the women’s and men’s basketball regular season champions have already been decided, the most important goal is still on the line. As members of the Big Sky Conference, the hardwood Bobcats have only one shot at playing in the NCAA Division I tournament — winning the Big Sky Conference… Read more

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The women continued their positive trend by earning another two wins at home last weekend, Feb. 27 and 29 and followed it up with a decisive win on the road on Wednesday, March 4 to extend their winning streak to 14 games. On Thursday Feb. 27, the women dropped 113 points to take down the Sa… Read more

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On the slopes of Bridger Bowl and trails of Crosscut Mountain Sports Center, the MSU ski team hosted and placed fourth in the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Ski Association/NCAA West Regional Championships. This past weekend, Feb. 27-29, the best in the west provided quite an exciting finish… Read more

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The Blue and Cold’s hopeful return to Texas fell just short last weekend. From Feb. 27-29 in Boise, Idaho, the guys lost in the west regional tournament to the Lumberjacks of Dakota College at Bottineau. The Cats’ hockey program came into this season with high expectations after reaching the… Read more

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The Cats closed out their indoor track & field seasons this past weekend, Feb. 27-29, in Pocatello, Idaho. The men’s team took third with 77 points and the women’s team tied for seventh with 53 points. Both the men’s and women’s teams of Northern Arizona took first place, but both MSU te… Read more

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The women triumph, the men are stifled and a student goes viral. This year’s edition of Cat-Griz basketball brought plenty of excitement to the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse. On Saturday, Feb. 22, the women clinched the Big Sky Conference Championship with a dominant 92-78 win and the men fell sh… Read more

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Troy Andersen, Fallyn Freije, Harald Frey, Allyssa Rizzo… these are some of the current notable Bobcat athletes we have come to know, but this past Saturday, Feb. 22, fans were introduced to the top athlete on campus, Joe Thompson. The Billings Central product was an under-the-radar recruit … Read more

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Alex Hellenberg is a star both on the track and in the classroom. Her career as a Bobcat has been nothing short of admirable and unique. Hellenberg made impressive use of her time at Skyline High School in Longmont, Colorado, where she won a 4A state championship in the triple jump as a seni… Read more

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The next chapter of the Cat-Griz rivalry series is fast approaching. After a sweep by both the men and women basketball teams last week, confidence is high as the Cats enter the final stretch of conference play. The women look to use home-court advantage to extend their impressive nine-game … Read more

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After another successful regular season, the Blue and Cold are looking to take the next step. MSU’s 2019-20 campaign has so far continued the momentum from last season when the boys had a solid finish with a trip to Nationals. This gave the team a ton of confidence and familiarity heading in… Read more

MSU’s basketball programs went a collective 3-1 over the weekend. It started last Thursday, Feb. 6, when the men and women both earned wins over the Idaho Vandals. On Saturday, Feb. 8, the women added another win, while the men struggled against the Eastern Washington Eagles. Read more

As the base continues to deepen at Bridger Bowl and Crosscut Mountain Sports, the Cats let the nation know that they are a serious force to be reckoned with. This past weekend, Feb. 8, the MSU Nordic ski team competed in the Aspen RMISA Qualifier. The hometown heroes are prepared to host thi… Read more

Similar to the MSU Dual Meet Invitational a couple of weeks ago, the Cats had many impressive performances across several events. At the MSU Indoor Open on Friday, Feb. 7, at Worthington Arena, the Cats showed improvement across the entire team. According to the MSU press release from the ev… Read more

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For my entire life, I have dreaded the end of football season. In the past, the Monday after the Super Bowl resulted in an annual moment of introspection. “How will I get my sports fix without football in my life?” The natural focus generally shifted to upcoming March Madness or the NBA, but… Read more

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MSU’s 123rd football roster just became a lot clearer. Wednesday, Feb. 5, marked National Signing Day, the day where prep athletes see their dreams of playing college athletics become reality. With the addition of the early signing period in Decemeber, this day became less hectic than in the… Read more

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As a long-time sports fan, it’s nearly impossible to name a more influential ambassador for athletes, and specifically basketball players, than Kobe Bryant. Sunday, Jan. 24, 2020, stands as one of the most tragic days in sports history. A helicopter transporting Kobe, his daughter Gianna, an… Read more

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Right before this past Sunday’s Super Bowl between the San Francisco 49ers and the Kansas City Chiefs, the NFL celebrated the Shield’s centennial season by introducing the leagues’ all-time team in front of a national audience. Most MSU students who were watching the game probably did not re… Read more

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Per usual, emotions ran high through Dahlberg Arena in Missoula this past weekend. The men and women from Montana were eager for a chance to knock off the Cats on their home floor. Headlines entering Saturday's doubleheader featured both the MSU women and the UM men hoping to maintain their … Read more

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