Weber State QB Cameron Higgins is listed as questionable for today’s game against Northern Arizona. Higgins suffered a sprained knee last week against Montana State when he was hit by Bobcats DE John Laidet late in the fourth quarter. If Higgins can’t play, sophomore Mike Hoke will get his first start. … Higgins still needs one more TD pass to set the league’s all-time record. He is tied with Dave Dickenson and Matt Nichols on the career list with 96 TDs. … The announced attendance at last week’s Georgia-Idaho State game was 92,746, making it the largest crowd ever to watch a team from the Big Sky. It surpassed the previous record of 79,438 who watched MSU play at Texas A&M.
The Montana State Billings volleyball team will play its final match of the season tonight, hosting nationally ranked Seattle Pacific. The match is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. Jennifer Boe, the program’s lone senior, will be honored before the match. Boe ranks among career leaders for kills and aces. … The conference announced that Spokane, Wash., will host the NCAA Division II national cross country championships for 2011 and 2013. The races will be held at the Plantes Ferry Sports Complex both years. The MSUB men and women’s cross country teams continue preparing for next week’s NCAA West Region meet in Bellingham, Wash.
Carroll College can secure its fourth straight 10-0 conference season with a football victory at Nelson Stadium this afternoon against visiting Montana State-Northern. The Saints, who have already wrapped up their 11th straight league title and are ranked No. 2 nationally, have won 41 straight conference games. The last league opponent to defeat Carroll was MSU-Northern back on Oct. 28, 2006, in a 10-3 win at Havre. Top-ranked University of Sioux Falls (S.D.) has won its last 52 games in the Great Plains Athletic Conference. The last league loss for the reigning national champion Cougars (9-0) was on Oct. 15, 2005 against Morningside (Iowa).