Tradition • Character • Service

Tradition • Character • Service

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Hillsdale prof John J. Miller on how Teddy Roosevelt saved football

Hillsdale College director of the Dow Journalism program discusses with how President Teddy Roosevelt saved football from prohibition. He also discusses Journalism at Hillsdale as well. article

Wednesday, June 08, 2011

Condolences to Northwest Missouri State Football

I was saddened to hear the news that recently appointed Northwest Missouri State head football coach Scott Bostwick died on Sunday of a heart attack. He had just accepted the job in December after the retirement of legendary Mel Tjeersma. Bostwick had been a 17 year assistant in Maryville and just 49. Thoughts and prayers to his family, friends, and the entire Bearcat family. report:


Wednesday, June 01, 2011 profiles Hillsdale great Howard Mudd as Eagles' new line coach

ON A PLEASANT fall evening, Howard Mudd and his second wife walked home along the Indiana Central Canal. His Colts had just played, and won, but Mudd, the offensive-line coach, felt little joy.

He has lived a hard and colorful life: gut-punched by a college coach, crippled by football, maddened by his first marriage, nearly killed twice on motorcycles.

But of all the events in his remarkable life, this walk, this moment, was as trying as any.

Mudd was cheating on his wife. He felt that she should know.

"Shirley," he confessed, as they strolled, "I've been riding the bike again."

Mudd had almost died that summer, in 2000, in his first motorcycle wreck.

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