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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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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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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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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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After missing the last five games due to emergency surgery to repair midgut volvulus — twisting of the intestine — Northwest junior quarterback Braden Wright has been cleared by doctors and will return to action during the No. 10 Bearcats’ Week 8 matchup with Northeastern State, fifth-year c… Read more

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A raucous sitcom starring four elderly friends first hit the air in 1985. “The Golden Girls” was known for its raunchy plotlines, one-liners and a cast well into their AARP memberships that acted as though they were just out of college. Four women with a passion for Northwest didn’t set out … Read more

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Welcome back to Walk The Talk, the weekly mailbag column where you submit questions about your favorite — or maybe least favorite, I suppose — Northwest sports program. If you’re reading for the first time, then welcome. It’s the first game week for Northwest football since December 2019, so… 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.