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When Northwest junior guard Trevor Hudgins walked off the court with 7:19 remaining in No. 2 Northwest’s matchup with Rogers State, he high-fived his teammates on the way to his chair, and behind him he left a historic performance. Read more

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BIG RAPIDS, Mich. — Rich Wright had just wrapped up his postgame routine of addressing the Northwest football team before making his way toward the other side of Top Taggart Field and through the seating concourses en route to the easternmost side of the stadium. Read more

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Northwest men’s basketball — roughly 10 months removed from winning the program’s 21st MIAA regular season title and roughly two months removed from being tabbed as the preseason favorite to win the MIAA by the league’s coaches and media — will start its conference schedule on the heels of p… Read more

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Roughly four hours prior to tipoff between Northwest men’s basketball and former MIAA foe Truman State, the second national rankings of the season were posted by the National Association of Basketball Coaches, a list that placed the Bearcats at third and the Bulldogs at second. Read more

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In the aftermath of a 50-21 win over Central Washington in the first round of the Division II playoffs Saturday afternoon, Northwest football coach Rich Wright and senior running back Al McKeller made their way toward a small room below the seating concourses on the westernmost side of Bearc… Read more

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Maryville senior quarterback Connor Drake stood gazing at midfield. With tears in his eyes, he watched the handshake line take place on the uneven field at the ’Hound Pound, seemingly trying to soak in each and every memory he’s created on the grass that was his fall home for the past four years. Read more

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In a classroom on the second floor of the easternmost side of the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse, 30 Northwest soccer players sat in their seats waiting for the announcement they’ve been anticipating since the end of their MIAA Tournament game against Emporia State Nov. 12. Read more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — When the Northwest men’s basketball took the court for a matchup with Arkansas-Monticello as part of the Central Region Challenge at Municipal Auditorium, the top-ranked team in Division II was trying to avenge its first loss of the season. Read more

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Stepping up to the free-throw line at the west basket of Bearcat Arena with 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter was Northwest guard Molly Hartnett. She, like the rest of Northwest women’s basketball, was trying to forget a season-opening loss from 24 hours prior, when the Bearcats were def… Read more

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — In the aftermath of Northwest men’s basketball squaring off against Seattle Pacific Sunday evening in the second night of the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, Ben McCollum made his way through the Civic Arena to a makeshift press conference room on the south s… Read more

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ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — Tuesday afternoon, just four days prior to Northwest men’s basketball opening its season with a regional rematch against Northern State, coach Ben McCollum knew his team was going to get exposed. Actually, he welcomed it, noting that it’d emphasize how his players can get better. Read more

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After one of the most successful regular seasons since the turn of the century, playoff time has come around for the Maryville boys soccer team. Following the regular-season finale against MEC foe Bishop LeBlond, the ‘Hounds kickstarted the Class 1 District 8 Tournament with a 9-1, mercy-rul… Read more

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In the aftermath of the first loss of the season, a 17-16 defeat courtesy of conference foe Washburn, Northwest football coach Rich Wright alerted his players the postseason didn’t start after the conclusion of the regular season in mid-November. Read more

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The 2011 Northwest soccer team still had 20 minutes left on the clock. The Bearcats were up 3-1, and Emporia State had scored seven minutes before. The team was in need of one final goal to put the game away. That’s when, in the 72nd minute, Anna Calgaard scored her second goal of the match … Read more

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As the last group of people walked out, it was beginning to look less and less like the place it was moments ago. Not too long before, the lights were still on, and the gates were open, as the place echoed with cheers from the crowd. But a few brief moments after the roar of those cheers, th… Read more

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After being one of the 36 student-athletes nominated for the Harlon Hill Trophy, Northwest football senior running back Al McKeller has been named one of the eight finalists for the award given to Division II’s most valuable player.

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Marc Gordon’s office, the impromptu home base for the Northwest soccer program, sits on the third floor of the Lamkin Activity Center. On the door is a 2021 Northwest soccer poster, and above it is a piece of yellow scratch paper.