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An Illinois based band plays at a local dive bar with instruments made out of broken down home appliances. The bass guitar is made out of a washtub. One man plays the washboard. Another, a eucalyptus bamboo digeridoo. The band’s name is the Woodbox Gang and the lead singer, the man who made … Read more

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On this episode of Bearcat Banter Sports Editor Justin Quick and Assistant Sports Editor Andrew Wegley preview the upcoming playoff games for both Northwest and Maryville football. They also hit on Bearcat men's basketball's perfect start to the season along with NFL and NBA headlines Read more


While most students were on spring break, Northwest tennis took a trip of its own. But instead of doing so for fun, it was business.

Northwest softball was unable to claim a conference win in four tries against Central Oklahoma and Northeastern State in back-to-back doubleheaders March 7-8.

Northwest tennis has been on a roll as of late, collecting seven straight match victories since March 6, while the women’s team quietly won its fourth dual in a row.

After placing third as a team at the Diffee Ford Lincoln Invitational, Northwest golf enters the second leg of its 2018-19 season with one goal in mind: qualifying for the NCAA Regional Championships.

After closing out the 2018-19 campaign with a win over MIAA conference-rival Washburn, Northwest women’s basketball enters the offseason on a high note with the goal of improvement.

The Northwest golf team is looking to add on from the fall season of finishing 10th in the Central Region Preview, as well as 8th overall in the conference for last year.

Northwest tennis is coming off of a pair of tough losses against two nationally ranked opponents in Springfield, Missouri, March 1-2. The Bearcats trip was unsuccessful, as they were swept in three of the four games played.