The 2017 football season is about to get a lot brighter with the addition of a new scoreboard at Turpin Stadium, financed through private donations and contingency funds.
Northwestern State’s football team won a single game last season. Despite the unfavorable record, players and coaches are optimistic the upcoming season will be better than the last.
One of Northwestern State’s men’s basketball players, Zeek Woodley, made it all the way to the finals of the State Farm 2017 College Slam Dunk Competition.
Malik Metoyer, sophomore guard, tore his ACL, meniscus and LCL all in one workout three months ago. Before this major setback, Metoyer averaged 4.3 points and 3.8 rebounds per game.
With his groundbreaking performance on Senior Night, Woodley would be the player to remember, however. Two and a half minutes into the first quarter, Woodley made history.
On Feb. 25, Demon Basketball battled UNO, and came out with a close win. Both the Privateers and the Demons never let their scores lag behind the other team, playing a competitive shot-for-shot game.
Intramural sports allow students in clubs and organizations to play sports in college without playing at a high level of competition on the official school team.
NSU's rowing team, Demon Crew, will attend a scrimmage against Tulane on March 11.
Northwestern State’s mens basketball team faced another week of hardship with a loss against Houston Baptist on Feb. 9.
On Saturday evening, Northwestern State almost triumphed after going head-to-head with Stephen F. Austin.