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Humans, especially athletes, are a sentimental bunch. We (speaking as a washed-up athlete) cling to moments and milestones to carry us through and give us motivation for the next task ahead. One of the largest and most important times in a young athlete’s life is the opportunity to compete i… Read more

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One year ago, Makayla Hewell was questioning if she wanted to continue her collegiate running career after fracturing her ankle. It was ultimately a decision that, among others, led to her transferring to Northwest from Emmanuel College in Franklin Springs, Georgia. Read more

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The poorly-lit table seating at Carson’s Sports Grill was an unusual place for a basketball season to end. But that’s where it ended for Northwest men’s basketball March 12, less than a week after its fifth straight MIAA Tournament Championship victory that was supposed to propel the team in… Read more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It was well after he’d entered the game off the bench nearly seven minutes into the contest and scored 16 first-half points when Northwest freshman forward Wes Dreamer took his seat behind a black-clothed table, in front of an MIAA-branded backdrop. Read more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — In the aftermath of Northwest men’s basketball’s 75-54 win over Lincoln University March 5 in the second round of the MIAA tournament at Municipal Auditorium, Lincoln coach John Moseley sat behind a table doused in a black table cloth and leaned over a microphone with clea… Read more

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — After the final buzzer sounded, Erika Schlosser met with her team and then proceeded to a room that lined the upper-deck inside of Municipal Auditorium for what was Northwest women’s basketball’s final postgame press conference of the season. Read more

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When Northwest women’s basketball coach Austin Meyer sat next to men’s basketball coach Ben McCollum in front of a group of reporters March 3 at the Northwest Athletics Media Luncheon, it was one of the seldom times the duo did an interview together. Read more

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Northwest Athletics was blindsided March 12 by the NCAA’s cancellation of all spring sports due to COVID-19 related complications. In response, the University’s athletic administration has done its best to ease student-athlete’s transition into a rather unconventional semester.

They were nine practices into the season before Maryville High School closed, disbanding a pack of ’Hounds eager to build upon last year. Now, a team equipped with five returning seniors is hanging its hat on a season that never was and never will be.

If her list of accolades wasn’t vast enough, Serena Sundell can now add being a Division I commit to that list. On March 29, Sundell publicly announced via Twitter that she will be taking her talents to Kansas State University in 2021.

With the sports world remaining at a standstill due to the COVID-19 pandemic, spring sports athletes are forced to sit at home without a competition season. However, MSHSAA has not given up on the idea of following through with the 2020 season.

I want to start off by saying that I get it. I get that you’re frustrated, upset, whatever it might be — understandably so.

The poorly-lit table seating at Carson’s Sports Grill was an unusual place for a basketball season to end. But that’s where it ended for Northwest men’s basketball March 12, less than a week after its fifth straight MIAA Tournament Championship victory that was supposed to propel the team in…