College football http://kcur.org en Northwest Missouri State Goes Undefeated, Clinches Fourth National Championship http://kcur.org/post/northwest-missouri-state-goes-undefeated-clinches-fourth-national-championship <p>Northwest Missouri State put the finishing touches on a 15-0 season over the weekend. The Bearcats from Maryville, Mo., captured their fourth national championship in NCAA Division II football with a 45-28 win over Lenoir-Rhyne from North Carolina.</p><p>Billy Creason, a Northwest Missouri State senior running back from Grain Valley said it was a memorable moment.</p><p>“To go out undefeated is just amazing. It doesn’t happen very often,” said Creason. “A great senior year and I’m glad I’m glad we made it to the top. Man it’s awesome.”</p> Mon, 23 Dec 2013 14:27:28 +0000 Greg Echlin 48766 at http://kcur.org Northwest Missouri State Goes Undefeated, Clinches Fourth National Championship A Fan's Notes: Bowled Over http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-bowled-over <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Saturday is the beginning of college football’s bowl season. Yep, season. Where there used to be just a handful of games—with names like Rose and Orange, Sugar and Cotton, mostly huddled on or around New Year’s Day—there are now 35, spread out over weeks. If ESPN’s ads are to be believed, it’s the most wonderful time of the year.</span></p> Fri, 20 Dec 2013 23:18:41 +0000 Victor Wishna & Stephen Steigman 48672 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Bowled Over Kansas State Football Coach Signs New Five-Year Contract http://kcur.org/post/kansas-state-football-coach-signs-new-five-year-contract <p><a href="http://www.kstatesports.com/sports/m-footbl/mtt/bill_snyder_76603.html">Bill Snyder</a> is the oldest active coach in major college football and shows no signs of retiring. Snyder will be 78 if he fulfills the 5-year extension he signed to coach the Kansas State Wildcats. Thu, 31 Jan 2013 19:34:40 +0000 Greg Echlin 31248 at http://kcur.org Kansas State Football Coach Signs New Five-Year Contract A Fan's Notes: Jinx http://kcur.org/post/fans-notes-jinx <p>At least one local college football team is on the brink of a perfect season. But as <strong>Victor Wishna</strong> explains in this month's edition of "A Fan's Notes," that storybook ending is in jeopardy, thanks to a cover.</p><p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 16:20:03 +0000 Stephen Steigman & Victor Wishna 27702 at http://kcur.org A Fan's Notes: Jinx