Montana Grizzlies enter fall camp ranked 13th in FCS

The Montana Grizzlies opened fall football camp on Tuesday morning with 12 teams standing between them and the No. 1 ranking in the FCS. The FCS released its 2016 preseason coaches football rankings this week, with Montana positioned 13th in the...

Montana State quarterback Tyler Bruggman continues to make strides

If the Montana State football team is to have any chance at success this season, the Bobcats are going to have to get some great quarterback play from transfer, Tyler Bruggman. “We've made some great strides and we need to continue...

Former Bobcat and NFL linebacker Dane Fletcher opens training facility in Bozeman

BOZEMAN - Former Montana State Bobcat and pro football player Dane Fletcher is back home in Bozeman and hoping to help others achieve their dreams of the pros by opening his new training facility. Called The Pitt, it's much more...

Montana Grizzlies open first soccer practices of season

// // MISSOULA - Following a fifth-place conference finish in 2015, head coach Mark Plakorus and his team unified for their first practice of the new season on Wednesday. The Grizzlies--who are two seasons removed from their first outright Big...

New-look Montana Grizzlies open practice

MISSOULA - It's the time of year much of Montana has waited for. The Grizzlies return to the football field. They come back a very different team. Mother Nature made the Grizzlies wait a little longer Tuesday morning. A lightning...

Griz coach Brian Doyon helping USA Volleyball

MISSOULA - Brian Doyon loves coaching volleyball. But the Montana Grizzlies have a long offseason. So to keep himself busy, he's briefly turned in maroon and silver for red, white and blue. When the national team comes calling, you have...

UM’s Caleb Kidder makes STATS All-American 2nd Team

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - We inch closer and closer to football season. The Grizzlies will suit up young, unproven players at many positions this Fall. But there is no question which star will lead the...

Luke Daly suspended from Montana State football team

BOZEMAN - Montana State kicker Luke Daly has been suspended from the Bobcat football team according to a release from the university on Monday evening. The release did not elaborate on the situation and stated, "MSU officials will have no...

Montana State football sets kickoff times for 2016 season

BOZEMAN – Montana State’s 2016 football game times feature a traditional look. All six Bobcat home games this fall kick off in daylight hours, although the 5 pm start time for the October 8 game against Northern Arizona – MSU’s...

Montana State Bobcats coach Gerald Alexander keeps attitude light in camp

// It sounds like a new and fun attitude is the biggest over-all change for the team. And a perfect example of that is secondary coach and former NFL pro Gerald Alexander. "Playing for Coach Alexander is actually really sweet....

Washington-Grizzly Stadium adding new turf

// // MISSOULA - It's one of Montana's favorite places to hang out on a Fall Saturday afternoon. And Washington-Grizzly Stadium keeps adding upgrades. A new big screen, new speakers, and now new carpet. Field Turf is installing a new...

MSU kicker Daly charged with partner assault

Montana State kicker Luke Daly is facing a misdemeanor charge of partner/family member assault for allegedly punching his ex-girlfriend, and the mother of his son, in the face on Saturday night. According to court documents, the complaint filed in Billings Municipal...

Caleb Kidder named preseason defensive player of year in Big Sky Conference

PARK CITY, Utah – University of Montana defensive end Caleb Kidder has been named the Big Sky Conference preseason defensive player of the year. The league announced the news on Monday at their annual media days. “It’s a big honor,”...

Big Sky Conference football coaches tab Northern Arizona

Big Sky Conference media release PARK CITY, Utah – The Northern Arizona Lumberjacks last shared a Big Sky football title in 2003, when they qualified for the FCS playoffs with a record of 5-2 in league play. However, both the Big Sky...

Beau Clark leaves MSU rodeo

The Montana State rodeo team is losing one of their coaches. Assistant coach Beau Clark is leaving the university to take the head rodeo job at Laramie County Community College in Cheyenne. Before coaching at MSU Clark was playing defensive tackle...

Montana State Bobcats focus on defense in Day 2 of fall camp

// Sunday morning was the second day of Montana State's fall football practice. And it's still early but the team is at least feeling like they are moving in the right direction Now it's no secret that the bobcat defense...

Oregon’s Dana Altman visits Great Falls

// Dana Altman is regarded as one of the best basketball coaches in the country, but on Thursday he made time for Montana high school coaches. The Duck spoke at the Montana Coaches Associate Clinic that day, and then spoke to Montana...

MSU’s offense looks to build on last season’s success

// Montana State has had one of the best offenses in the country the last few years.  But what about this year? When Dakota Prukop headed off to Oregon for his senior year, it left a huge hole in Montana...

Montana Grizzlies release all-Division I men’s basketball schedule

Montana coach Travis DeCuire (left) and the Grizzlies will play only Division I opponents this basketball season. (Photo courtesy University of Montana) (Editor’s note: Media release from University of Montana sports information.) MISSOULA – For the first time in more than...

Former CMR, Griz quarterback Dave Dickenson on college football hall of fame ballot

Former C.M. Russell and University of Montana quarterback Dave Dickenson is on the ballot for the 2017 College Football hall of fame. Nearly 200 athletes and coaches were listed on the ballot released by the National Football Foundation. Dickenson starred...

Montana State track and field athletes earn all-academic honors

(Courtesy of the Montana State University Athletic Department) Three Montana State track and field student-athletes earned national all-academic kudos for achievements during the 2016 indoor season, the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association announced. The USTFCCCA honored  seniors...

Oregon coach Dana Altman, Montana State’s Brian Fish to visit Great Falls on Aug....

Oregon men’s basketball coach Dana Altman will visit Great Falls in August for an event with Montana State coach Brian Fish. (Photo courtesy University of Oregon) Editor’s note: Media release from Montana State University sports information. BOZEMAN – Dana Altman, one...
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Jordyn and Shelby Schweyen following in footsteps of hall of fame parents

Sports often run deep in an athlete’s bloodlines. When parents were stars, children are driven to follow in their footsteps, typically with similar success. It’s been 10 years since Brian Schweyen was inducted into the Montana State athletics hall of...

Montana Grizzlies start season with revamped roster

Following head coach Brian Doyon's first season with Montana, the team returned to the gym for their first practice of the season Tuesday. Montana, coming off an 8-20 season and a 10th place finish in the Big Sky Conference, began...

Montana’s Martin Breunig returning to Germany to play professionally

When Montana forward Martin Breunig entered the Grizzly record books as the highest scoring two-year player in school history, head coach Travis DeCuire knew the two-time first-team All-Big Sky performer would get a professional look somewhere, some way. But with...

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MANHATTAN – Nate Brunett and the Jefferson Panthers scored 39 unanswered points to run past Manhattan 39-7 in a crucial Southern B football game...