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Schuster, big plays help N. Dakota beat Missouri St. 44-10

Apr. 24, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — Tommy Schuster threw two first-quarter touchdown passes and North Dakota never trailed in its 44-10 win over Missouri State in the opening round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday. The Fighting Hawks won their first playoff game since moving to the...

Petrino named Missouri Valley Conference's top coach

Apr. 22, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Missouri State coach Bobby Petrino, whose return to the sidelines was delayed until the spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic, was named Missouri Valley Football Conference coach of the year on Thursday. Petrino led the Bears to a 5-1 record, and...

Missouri St. gets MVC title share beating Youngstown St.

Apr. 10, 2021 19:08 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Jaden Johnson threw for a pair of touchdowns and Celdon Manning ran for 99 yards and Missouri State beat Youngstown State 21-10 Saturday to earn at least a share of the Missouri Valley Football Conference title. For the FCS 15th-ranked Bears...

Column: Sports always provides a conduit to forgiveness

Mar. 19, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

Sorry, Rick Pitino’s return to the NCAA Tournament is not some feel-good tale of redemption, no matter how others might try to portray it. Same goes for all those other coaches and players who got second, third, even fourth chances to make up for their transgressions...