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Northwest track and field opened the season with a rather impressive showing at the Mel Tjeersdma Classic Dec. 6-7 at Hughes Fieldhouse. The Bearcats look to continue that success in the “Cornhusker State” as they travel to the Graduate Classic meet at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Jan. 16-17. Read more

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When Northwest football makes the trip to Big Rapids, Michigan, Dec. 7, it will be 379 days removed from the same place that its 2018 campaign came to an end. The matchup with Ferris State last year was certain. The starting quarterback for the Bulldogs was, too — or so Rich Wright thought. Read more

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As the Northwest track and field team heads into its first indoor meet Dec. 6, the program is heavily relying on the 2019 recruiting class. With roughly 24 true freshmen on the squad, the Bearcats are hoping to use the newly-acquired talent to help guide the team in a successful direction fo… Read more

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The format for each Northwest Athletics weekly media luncheon is cut and dry. Coaches are supposed to stand up when called upon by Assistant Athletic Director of Media Relations Colin McDonough and give a synopsis of what their team did last weekend and a preview of what is to come. Read more

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Congratulations to Northwest football on its Nov. 9 win over Fort Hays State in double overtime to keep the Bearcats’ playoff hopes alive. The win was pretty impressive, but it shouldn’t have come to the ’Cats scratching and clawing down the stretch to even have a chance at making the postseason. Read more

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KEARNEY, Neb. — Northwest football coach Rich Wright removed his headset and red hat and scratched his head. Fans of Nebraska-Kearney football cheered as loud as they had all afternoon. The Lopers had just driven 75 yards in 14 plays, to take a 21-0 lead over Northwest in the first drive of … Read more

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Just beyond the south end zone at Bearcat Stadium, a group of Northwest football players, led by sophomore wideout LaTroy Harper, danced to the tune of Jimmy Cliff’s “I Can See Clearly Now.” They were nearing the end of the first quarter of a game that started more than three hours prior. Read more

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The last time Rich Wright coached a football game in Big Rapids, Michigan, his team lost. The Bearcats trailed Ferris State 20-0 in the NCAA Second Round Playoff game Nov. 24, 2018, before scoring a point. Their comeback bid fell short, ending on a sack as the play clock wound down to zero.

As the Northwest track and field team heads into its first indoor meet Dec. 6, the program is heavily relying on the 2019 recruiting class. With roughly 24 true freshmen on the squad, the Bearcats are hoping to use the newly-acquired talent to help guide the team in a successful direction fo…

Rich Wright and Jed Stugart found one another in a cinderblock room in the basement of Bearcat Stadium, tucked underneath the concourse and adjacent to Mel Tjeersdma Field, a full five stories beneath the venue’s press box.

Northwest football is hosting Lindenwood in an NCAA Division II Second Round playoff matchup Nov. 30, setting the stage for a matchup that seemed unlikely four weeks ago and near-impossible a year ago.