Montana State406mtsports.com

Montana, Montana State get new protected rivals in Big Sky Conference play for 2022-24 seasons

SPOKANE — Goodbye, Little Brown Stein. Hello, Dot’s Pretzels Bowl. From 2022-24, Montana will no longer be a protected rival with Idaho — the Little Brown Stein trophy game — and will play Portland State annually — a game which PSU coach Bruce Barnum has dubbed the Dot’s Pretzels Bowl because he’s a spokesperson for the company and has forged a friendship with Grizzlies coach Bobby Hauck based in part on those pretzels.
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Green Valley, AZGreen Valley News and Sun

Rains have desert critters roaming

Recent heavy rains have forced wildlife from underground dwellings where they’re more accessible to predators such as snakes and bobcats, so watch wherever you step when outdoors, including your own yard. That’s advice from L.T. Pratt, spokesman for Green Valley Fire District, which responds to injury calls, and Kevin McNichols,...
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Buckhannon, WVmybuckhannon.com

West Virginia Wesleyan alumni support ‘Bobcats and Bookbags’ project

BUCKHANNON – West Virginia Wesleyan College alumni have donated backpacks and school supplies to help the Upshur Parish House with the annual backpack and school supply distribution. Trent Girard ’97 discussed ideas for a community service project involving alumni with WVWC Director of Development for Alumni Joshua Stump. “We collectively...
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A Dozen Essential Big Band Albums

There was a time when hundreds of big bands roamed the land. Some enjoyed long-time residencies at hotels while others performed at an endless string of one-nighters. Some failed within a few months while others lasted for years. Between live performances, radio shows, recordings, radio transcriptions and, for the biggest names, film appearances, the swing world was a whirlwind of activity.
San Marcos, TXSan Marcos Daily Record

Countdown to Kickoff: Bobcats search for first win against Cajuns

After back-to-back seasons as the Sun Belt’s runner-up, Louisiana finally earned a conference title — though, they had to share it with Coastal Carolina after the championship game was called off due to COVID-19 protocols. The Ragin’ Cajuns posted their second double-digit win season of the past 50 years in...
SoccerGo Blue Ridge

LMC unveils Women’s Soccer 2021 schedule

BANNER ELK, N.C. – The Lees-McRae women's soccer program, under head coach Cally Morrill, will open the season with pair of scrimmages at Lenoir-Rhyne on Wednesday, Aug. 18, and at home against South Carolina State on Sunday, Aug. 22, before opening the regular season at home against Mars Hill on Thursday, Sept. 2. The entirety of the team's non-conference schedule will be played on Tate Field, including games against USC-Aiken on Saturday, Sept. 4, Concord on Tuesday, Sept. 7, Carolina University on Saturday, Sept. 11, and Shaw on Tuesday, Sept. 14.
Normal, ILPantagraph

15 YEARS AGO: Ricky Angel scores five runs as Twin City Stars romp

5 years ago (2016): Horatio Acosta allowed one run and three this in 6⅓ innings to spark the Normal CornBelters to a 3-1 victory over Lake Erie before a crowd of 1,946 at the Corn Crib. Acosta raised his record to 6-2 and lowered his ERA to 3.27 in his 21st appearance and seventh start of the season.
Bisbee, AZmyheraldreview.com

County 2A schools begin football practice; Buena, Douglas to wait a week

COUNTY — Cochise County’s four 2A schools will all hold their first official football practice for the upcoming season Monday. The Bisbee Pumas, led by coach Brian Vertrees, are looking to improve on last year’s 1-8 season when they kickoff the season Aug. 20 at home against Catalina. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. The Pumas will not reportedly scrimmage anyone prior to the start of the season. One of the key games for the Pumas this year is Sept. 10 against Douglas. That game was originally scheduled to be held in Douglas but latest developments with the turf installation at DHS indicate the game is being switched to Bisbee. The Pick game was not played last year due to COVID-19. Homecoming is Sept. 24 against Santa Rita and Oct. 8 the Pumas host Benson. Bisbee will be at Willcox Oct. 15 and conclude the regular season Oct. 29 at Tombstone.
Huntington, WVHerald-Dispatch

Ohio University offering West Virginians in-state tuition

HUNTINGTON — Universities across the country are brainstorming ways to enroll more students, and Ohio University has a new plan to attract more West Virginians across the river. Starting in the fall, most West Virginia residents will qualify for in-state tuition for courses taken on Ohio University campuses, including Ohio...
Abbeville, ALDothan Eagle

Abbeville, PLAS lead area teams in ASWA preseason football rankings

The Pike Liberal Arts Patriots open the 2021 season in the same spot they finished at last year – at the top. The defending Alabama Independent Schools Association Class AAA state champions were selected as the No. 1 team in the Alabama Sports Writers Association state preseason poll. Pike Lib,...
Early County, GAWALB 10

Early Co. Bobcats expectations are exceeding

BLAKELY, Ga. (WALB) - The Early County Bobcats now have a new standard in their football program. After this past year, they are looking to go deeper in the playoffs. Head Coach Joel Harvin is heading into his 5th season, and he was able to bring the program’s best record since 2015.