The Wentzville native and University of Wisconsin running back will return to school next fall.
Thursday, January 5, 2012
Tuesday, January 3, 2012
Timberland graduate tied Barry Sanders' season touchdown record.
It wasn't quite the ending that Wentzville native and Timberland High School graduate Montee Ball had planned, but he did hit a milestone Monday night. The University of Wisconsin junior running back tied Barry Sanders' NCAA record with his 39th touchdown of the season, according to the Huffington Post. But his Wisconsin Badgers lost 45-38 to Oregon in Monday's 98th Rose Bowl game. "We fell short once again," Ball said after the game. "But I believe it is going to make us stronger and we'll make sure to work hard so we can be back here next year. It stings a little. But we are going to approach it just like we did last year after the bowl loss. The only way we can go now is to move forward." USA Today's Campus Rivalry blog reported Tuesday…
Saturday, December 10, 2011
Taking in New York City experience and proud to representative his conference and school.
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Wisconsin running back and Wentzville native Montee Ball received the best 21st birthday present imaginable earlier this week when he was nominated as a finalist for the Heisman Trophy. Ball, speaking at an informal roundtable media session at New York’s Marriot Marquis in Times Square Friday, is busy taking in a unique experience that at one point didn’t seem possible earlier in his career. This time last year Ball couldn’t have imagined being in the same position he is now as one of the top backs in the nation. He committed himself last off-season to losing weight and being a better threat out of the backfield. Falling behind John Clay and freshman James White on the depth chart and not playing in Wisconsin’s 2010 …