Daily Hike, June 13: Norm Chow Has A New Gig
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Today’s Hike isn’t quite as explosive as yesterday’s, but if you want to be in the know, here’s everything you need to know to get caught up:
Mountain West football: Non-conference first looks roll on [MW Wire]
The OOC initial previews keep rolling out, so be sure to stay on top of them in order to be better prepared for August:
- Colorado State: Western Illinois and Toledo
- Fresno State: USC
- Nevada: Oregon and Purdue
- New Mexico: Sam Houston State
- San Diego State: BYU
- Utah State: Wake Forest
What does losing Cole Fagan really mean for Air Force [MW Wire]
This isn’t the first time the Falcons have lost their leading rusher, but a deep dive into ten year’s worth of statistics attempts to find a clear answer.
Air Force basketball lands a pair of new assistants [Twitter]
Boise State baseball moves forward to build its own stadium [Idaho Business Review]
In case you forgot, the Broncos are coming back to the diamond in 2020. Here’s why they’re now eyeing the creation of a sparkling new on-campus facility.
Wyoming walk-on earns a football scholarship [WyoSports]
We will never get tired of student-athletes earning scholarships.
Norm Chow to coach in the XFL [Honolulu Star-Advertiser]
He becomes the second former Hawaii coach to land a prominent role in Vince McMahon’s new football league.
What are the most questionable FBS-FCS matchups of 2019? [Athlon]
There’s just one Mountain West matchup on the list, and it may not be the one you’d expect it to be.