Stories tagged: Montana Grizzlies
Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:18 p.m.
No. 7 Washington returns home to host FCS power Montana
Bob Stitt is regarded as one of the more innovative offensive minds in college football, honing his craft for years at the small-college level before making the jump to Montana …
UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 2, 2017, 9:46 p.m.
Big Sky: Montana Grizzlies defeat Valparaiso thanks to huge second half
Kentucky transfer Reese Phillips threw three of his four second-half touchdowns in a span of six offensive plays to lead Montana to a 45-23 win over Valparaiso in the season-opener …
UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017, 10:47 p.m.
Victor Sanders, inside game carry Idaho past Montana in Big Sky men’s quarterfinal
His Idaho coaches and teammates knew it: Victor Sanders would make the big plays when it mattered most.
Thu., Jan. 26, 2017, 9:09 p.m.
Tisha Phillips leads Eastern Washington women’s rally over Montana
Tisha Phillips scored a career-high 26 points on 8 of 11 shooting and Eastern Washington overcame an 11-point third-quarter deficit to pick up a 64-57 win over Montana on Thursday …
Sat., Jan. 7, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Late foul shots lift Montana past Eastern, 65-59
The Eastern Washington players will move on from this one. They don’t have a choice. Presumably so will the officials.
Sat., Nov. 19, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Big Sky roundup: Murray, Montana State run over Montana
In the last of his 43 starts at Montana State, JP Flynn plowed the way up front as the Bobcats ran for 368 yards in a 24-17 win over Montana …
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 11:33 p.m.
Gage Gubrud, Cooper Kupp guide Eastern Washington past Montana
Wide receiver Cooper Kupp had eight receptions for 140 yards and three touchdowns a to lead Eastern Washington to a 35-16 Big Sky Conference win Saturday over Montana.
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
John Blanchette: Eagles-Griz rivalry built on respect
Where is the Big Sky we used to know?
Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 11:32 p.m.
EWU-Montana notes: Gage Gubrud, EWU overcome slow start, beat Montana
Tasked on Saturday with stopping Eastern Washington’s passing game, the Montana defense pressured quarterback Gage Gubrud and pressed his receivers. The strategy worked – for a while.
Fri., Oct. 28, 2016, 11:27 p.m.
Eagles’ stretch run begins with Montana
This isn’t about payback, though that would be nice too.
Sat., Aug. 13, 2016, 10:29 p.m.
Pair of grizzlies relocated from Whitefish
Residents around Whitefish are being asked to pick fruit trees and lock up food sources after two grizzly bears were captured in Whitefish and had to be relocated.
Wed., July 27, 2016, 6:56 p.m.
Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig retires
Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig announced his retirement Wednesday after 38 years at the school.
Mon., July 25, 2016, 10:19 p.m.
Vandals picked to finish eighth in Sun Belt football poll
Idaho is picked to finish eighth among 11 football teams in the Sun Belt Conference, the league announced Monday.
Sat., March 5, 2016, 11:03 p.m.
Big Sky roundup: Northern Colorado upsets Montana
Anthony Johnson scored 29 points and Jordan Wilson had 17 and Northern Colorado took control in the second half to end the regular-season with a 78-72 win over conference co-leader …
Sat., Feb. 27, 2016, 9:15 p.m.
Big Sky roundup: Weber State alone in first after beating Montana
Dusty Baker fired off the Weber State bench to score 20 points and lead the Wildcats past Montana, 60-54 Saturday night in Ogden, Utah, to take sole possession of first …
Thu., Jan. 21, 2016, 9:28 p.m.
Vandals shock Grizzlies on road
Victor Sanders scored 27 points and Idaho handed Montana its first Big Sky Conference defeat 63-58 on Thursday night in Missoula.
Sat., Jan. 16, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
Big Sky men’s roundup: Grizzlies rally to edge North Dakota
Martin Breunig scored five points in the final 1:30 and Montana closed on a 10-0 run for a 65-61 victory over North Dakota on Saturday in Grand Forks, North Dakota, …
Tue., Dec. 8, 2015, 10:38 p.m.
No. 20 Gonzaga holds back Montana’s spirited effort
The 20th-ranked Zags let another halftime lead slip away but this time they rallied late to dig out a 61-58 non-conference victory over Montana at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Sat., Dec. 5, 2015, 6:57 p.m.
NDSU thumps Montana in FCS playoffs
FARGO, N.D. – Four-time defending FCS champion North Dakota State returned two of its four interceptions for touchdowns and tacked on a 100-yard kickoff return for a score in a …
Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, 9:47 p.m.
Must-win time for Eagles and Grizzlies
Their fans might be offended at the notion, but the Montana and Eastern Washington football teams are looking very much alike these days
Tue., Nov. 10, 2015, 8:50 p.m.
Eastern Washington Eagles struggling to adapt on the fly in recent weeks
In so many ways, football practice at Roos Field on Tuesday was all about adjusments.
Sat., Nov. 7, 2015, 9:37 p.m.
Big Sky roundup: Montana edges Idaho State in overtime
JR Nelson pounced on a bad snap in overtime and tossed the ball to Eric Johnson, who raced 40 yards for the winning touchdown as Montana escaped Idaho State with …
Mon., Nov. 2, 2015, 10:14 p.m.
Sports digest: Cavaliers’ James youngest to score 25,000 career points
LeBron James became the youngest player to reach 25,000 career points, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers past the winless Philadelphia 76ers 107-100 on Monday night in Philadelphia.
Sun., Nov. 1, 2015, 6:09 p.m.
3 Montana football players arrested early Sunday
Three University of Montana football players have been suspended from the team after they were among five people arrested by police early Sunday.
Sun., Sept. 27, 2015
Coeur d’Alene’s Chad Chalich leads Montana to victory
Chad Chalich found Chase Naccarato with a 3-yard touchdown pass with 4:05 remaining and Montana held off Northern Arizona 23-14 in the Big Sky Conference opener for both schools Saturday …
Sun., Sept. 20, 2015
Big Sky roundup: Montana falls at Liberty
Josh Woodrum threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns, Damian King threw a touchdown pass on a trick play, and Liberty (2-1) defeated Montana 31-21 in Lynchburg, Virginia, on Saturday. …
Sun., Aug. 30, 2015
Montana stuns No. 1 North Dakota State 38-35 on late TD
MISSOULA – Bob Stitt is off and running at the University of Montana – at four-time defending national champion North Dakota State’s expense. Joey Counts scored on a 1-yard run …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 29, 2015, 7:07 p.m.
Montana opens football season with a stunner, takes down No. 1 North Dakota State
MISSOULA — Bob Stitt is off and running at the University of Montana — at four-time defending national champion North Dakota State’s expense.
Fri., Aug. 14, 2015
Montana’s Ellis Henderson returns to field after illness
MISSOULA, Mont. – Montana wide receiver Ellis Henderson will be back on the field and back in school this fall after a battle with depression that he says brought him …
Sun., March 15, 2015
Fly like an Eagle
MISSOULA – For the Eastern Washington players and fans, the Big Dance began Saturday night at center court in Dahlberg Arena. It’s the place where other Eagles teams had foundered …