Author Archives: Shayn Roby

About Shayn Roby

I am someone who aims to make our world a better place, by engaging one person at a time. I am learning to be more civil toward people with viewpoints different from my own. Perhaps showing true compassion towards others and achieving mutual understanding is the best way to achieve that goal. I am a public school educator and am devoted to inspiring my students to seek knowledge and to think for themselves. I also seek to be a Christlike for them and everyone else, each and every day.

Pre-Season Big Sky Ratings

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After a limited campaign for most Big Sky members, there is much anticipation for the 2021 football season.

Pre-Season Roby Ratings for 2021

  1. Montana
  2. Weber State
  3. UC-Davis
  4. Eastern Washington
  5. Idaho State
  6. Southern Utah
  7. Idaho
  8. Portland State
  9. Northern Arizona
  10. Cal Poly
  11. Montana State
  12. Northern Colorado
  13. Sacramento State


Final 2020 Roby Ratings for College Football


AQ7 Ratings for College Football

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The AQ7, officially titled the WAC/ ASUN challenge is a football scheduling alliance that will allow for seven institutions to have the opportunity to qualify for an automatic bid into the 2021 NCAA FCS Division Playoffs. The seven member institutions are Abilene Christian University, Lamar, Sam Houston St., Stephen F. Austin, Central Arkansas, Eastern Kentucky, and Jacksonville St.

Pre-Season Roby Ratings for 2021

  1. Sam Houston St.
  2. Jacksonville St.
  3. Central Arkansas
  4. Stephen F. Austin
  5. Abilene Christian
  6. Lamar
  7. Eastern Kentucky


WAC Sports dot com

FBSchedules dot com

Final Spring ’21 Roby Ratings for College Football

2020-21 NCAA Division I National Championships



Alabama (FBS)

Sam Houston St. (FCS)

Cross Country (M)

Northern Arizona

Cross Country (W)


Field Hockey

North Carolina

Soccer (M)


Soccer (W)

Santa Clara

Water Polo (M)


Water Polo (W)


Basketball (M)


Basketball (W)



Notre Dame

Gymnastics (M)


Gymnastics (W)


Ice Hockey (M)

U Mass

Ice Hockey (W)






Swimming & Diving (M)


Swimming & Diving (W)


Indoor Track & Field (M)


Indoor Track & Field (W)





Mississippi St.

Beach Volleyball


Golf (M)


Golf (W)

Ole Miss

Lacrosse (M)


Lacrosse (W)

Boston College





Tennis (M)


Tennis (W)


Outdoor Track & Field (M)


Outdoor Track & Field (W)


Volleyball (M)


Volleyball (W)



SEC Network via Twitter

Sports Menu/ NCAA dot com

Hail State Diamond Dawgs

The Mississippi State Bulldogs are national champions. It’s the first time that any team that has hailed from Starkville can make that claim. The Diamond Dawgs defeated the Vanderbilt Commodores in dominant fashion in game three of the College World Series in a 9-0 affair. Will Bednar and Landon Sims combined for a one-hit shutout of the Commodores, who just couldn’t seem to anchor down its defensive troubles in games two and three of the championship series after winning game 1 by a score of 8-2.



Mike Lopresti/ NCAA dot com

ESPN2 via Wheels/ You Tube

Mississippi State Baseball/ Twitter

Hail State or Vandy Boys? CWS Champs

The Mississippi St. Bulldogs walloped the Commodores of Vanderbilt, who hail from Nashville, Tennessee, 13-2 in game two of the College World Series on Tuesday night. It sets the stage for one of the two teams to claim the National Championship for NCAA Division I college baseball tomorrow night in Omaha, Nebraska.



CWS Update/ NCAA dot com

SEC via Twitter

Vandy Boys One Win Away from 3rd CWS Title

The Vanderbilt Commodores defeated the Mississippi St. Bulldogs 8-2 in Omaha, Nebraska on Monday night and are on the doorstep of their 3rd College World Series title. Another win on Tuesday night would seal back to back national titles (as there was no CWS champion in 2020 due to COVID19).


CWS Updates/

CWS Game 1 Highlights/ Wheels via You Tube

Hail State Wins, Face Vandy Boys in Final

Tanner Leggett’s timely base knock scored Brayland Skinner as No. 7 Mississippi State defeated No. 2 Texas 4-3 on a walk-off Saturday.

The Bulldogs will face the Vanderbilt Commodores in the College World Series finals (Game 1 is Monday night) in a best of three faceoff after the “if necessary” game that the Anchor Down crew forced on Friday afternoon was declared to be a “no contest” by the NCAA and the North Carolina St. Wolfpack was removed from the tournament due to COVID-19 contact tracing protocols.


NCAA Baseball via Twitter

College World Series Updates/ NCAA dot com

Skadi Baseball via You Tube

Vandy Advances, Longhorns and Bulldogs Play One More

Yesterday afternoon, the Vanderbilt Commodores beat a short-handed North Carolina St. Wolfpack squad 3-1 that suffered quarantine due COVID-19 protocols. According to, “the Vanderbilt vs. NC State game scheduled for Saturday has been ruled a no-contest due to COVID-19 protocols, as NC State “will not be able to continue in the championship”. In a late night affair that was delayed due to inclement weather in Omaha, the Texas Longhorns outlasted the Mississippi St. Bulldogs in an 8-5 contest. The Longhorns forced the “if necessary game” that will be played at 7 p.m. e.s.t. on Saturday night.



The Athletic and Eric Olson/ AP Top 25 via Twitter

Texas Longhorns Hook Another Date with Hail State

The Texas Longhorns defeated the Virginia Cavaliers 6-2 late on Thursday night to advance to the College World Series semifinals on Friday against the Mississippi St. Bulldogs. If Texas were to win on Friday night, they would force an “if necessary” game to be played on Saturday.


Live World Series Updates/ NCAA dot com

NCAA Championships via You Tube

Vanderbilt Wins in Miracle Finish

Straight out of bizarro world, Vanderbilt won 6-5 in the bottom of the ninth inning as relief pitcher Brendan Beck air mailed a pitch over the top of the glove of Stanford catcher Kody Huff and Spencer Jones raced home with the winning run. The Commodores will face North Carolina St. in the bracket final on Friday. if the Vandy Boys win, they will have to face the Wolfpack again on Saturday as the College World Series has a double elimination format until the championship game, which has a best two out of three arrangement.


Eric Olson/ AP via KSNT Sports

NCAA Championships via You Tube