My passion for journalism is covering all kinds of sports and the stories behind the athletes and coaches. I have enjoyed covering football, basketball, track and field, cross country and many other sports while attending Northwest Missouri State University studying sports media.
Along with writing and editing articles I have found that photography is an aspect I would like to obtain more knowledge in. I have taken sports, news and portrait photos and hope to improve in my photgraphing abilities
Northwest track and field shined in the program's first-ever indoor home meet, the Mel Tjeerdsma Classic Dec. 7-8 at the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse. With nine NCAA provisional marks and one new school record, Northwest set a high standard for the remainder of the season.
When the long snapper is brought up in football, they have usually made a mistake. For Northwest senior Michael Sorfonden, it is less about the position and more about what it took to get there. Sorfonden was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, a form of blood and bone marrow cancer, at the age of 2.
It was not long after the ribbon was cut on the Carl and Cheryl Hughes Fieldhouse that the impact of the new facility was felt across Bearcat Athletics. The fieldhouse has the ability to help both the community and University in many ways, but for Northwest Athletics, the benefits of the facility are already being put to use.
Two straight trips to the NCAA National Championship meet and a Northwest high jump record are accolades that junior track and field athlete Kevin Schultz has accumulated, but these accomplishments are simply a part of Schultz' ultimate goal.
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. - Northwest football rolled through Northeastern State 62-17 on Saturday on its way to a fifth straight victory. The No. 11 Bearcats (8-1) started hot early with an opening drive that lasted 1 minute, 42 seconds and ended with a 6-yard rushing touchdown by freshman quarterback Braden Wright.
WARRENSBURG, Mo - After a sluggish offensive performance against Fort Hays one week ago, the Bearcats wasted no time racking up points in a 48-21 victory over the Mules Nov. 10 to claim the programs 29th MIAA Title. No.
This week on Bearcat Banter, Sports Editor Justin Quick and Assistant Sports Editor Andrew Wegley hit on the Bearcats loss to Fort Hays and Volleyball's first round exit in the MIAA tournament. A preview of the MSHSAA Class 3 District 8 Championship between Maryville and Savannah and NFL headlines from midway through the season.
This week on Bearcat Banter, Sports Editor Justin Quick and Assistant Sports Editor Andrew Wegley hit on Bearcat Athletics, Spoofhound football and headlines from the NFL, MLB and NBA. This week's facto or fiction deals with the NFL division leaders and who takes each division.