Montana Grizzlies track and field adds 10

(Editor's note: University of Montana media release) MISSOULA, Mont. – The Montana track & field program added multiple athletes to its roster this spring, with 10 prep stars signing a National Letter of Intent to compete for the Grizzlies and another...
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Tyler Hall returns to Montana State, Devonte Klines pursues NBA dream

BOZEMAN - The deadline to withdraw from the NBA Draft passed on Wednesday and Tyler Hall made up his mind about his basketball future. Hall will put his NBA dreams on hold and return to Montana State. After workouts with...
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Grizzly Scholarship Association spring tour makes its annual stop in Helena

HELENA -- Montana Grizzly coaches and administrators continue making rounds across the Treasure State this spring, with the Grizzly Scholarship Association tour making its annual stop in Helena on Thursday. Dozens of boosters, fans and former coaches and athletes gathered...
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Montana State’s Tyler Hall withdraws from NBA Draft

BOZEMAN - Montana State guard Tyler Hall took his chances for a shot at his dream of playing in the NBA. The star junior declared for the NBA Draft in early April, but on Wednesday the Rock Island, Illinois...

Big Sky Conference to increase to 20 league basketball games in 2018-19

OGDEN, Utah - The Big Sky Conference will add two more conference games to the schedule for each team in the upcoming season. The league made the announcement on Tuesday. https://twitter.com/BigSkyConf/status/1001576106347188224 Over the past several years, Big Sky teams played 18...

Montana State’s Amanda Jaynes and Kyle Douglass punch tickets to NCAA Championships

(Editor's note: Montana State University press release) BOZEMAN - Montana State seniors Kyle Douglass and Amanda Jaynes earned trips to the NCAA Division I Outdoor Track and Field Championships on Friday, May 25, with their performances in the NCAA West...

Montana Grizzlies add Australian big man Ben Carter

(Editor's note: Story by Montana Sports Information) MISSOULA - The Montana men's basketball staff recently added two players to its roster. In addition to Kendal Manuel, who hails from the Treasure State, Montana's other signee comes from across the globe. ...

Montana Grizzlies announce Kendal Manuel’s transfer

(Editor's note: University of Montana media release) MISSOULA – Billings native Kendal Manuel always knew he wanted to be a Griz, it just took him a little longer than expected to get to where he's now at. Manuel, who began...

Aragon, Henderson, Morley pace Montana natives at Day 1 of NCAA West Regional

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Christina Aragon and Sadi Henderson will race for a spot in the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships. Makena Morley is already guaranteed a position at Track Town. Morley, a sophomore from Bigfork who runs for the...
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Montana Grizzlies’ hurling program atop the nation again

MISSOULA -- Many teams at the University of Montana have won championships, but one club program has dominated at a different level since their first season in 2013: the Griz hurling team. "Hurling is one of the national sports of...

Griz athletics continue academic streak

(Editor's note: University of Montana media release) MISSOULA - Most people won’t begin to evaluate the success of Phase 2 of the Bobby Hauck era at Montana until the first Saturday in September, when the Grizzlies host Northern Iowa at...

Griz track and field confident heading into NCAA West Regionals

(Editor's note: Information from university release) SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The track & field season continues this week for four Grizzlies, with Jane Booth(high jump), Jensen Lillquist (javelin), Carly Smiedala (800 meters) and Zena Smith (javelin) qualifying for the NCAA West Regional. The three-day meet will be held at...
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Former Montana head coach Bob Stitt thanks Missoula for ‘For Sale’ signs

MISSOULA - Former University of Montana head football coach and current Oklahoma State offensive coordinator Bob Stitt posted a thank you message to Griz Nation on his Twitter account earlier Tuesday, having fun with finally selling his Missoula home. We...
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Ahmaad Rorie withdraws from NBA Draft, will return to Montana Grizzlies

MISSOULA - A fantastic junior year allowed Ahmaad Rorie to test his chances in the pros. But ultimately the point guard decided to return to Montana for his senior season. Rorie announced Tuesday he is withdrawing from the NBA...

Montana State women’s basketball to compete in 2018 preseason WNIT

(Editor's note: Montana State athletics release) FORT COLLINS, Colo. - Proving that its popularity in women’s college basketball runs deep throughout the nation, tournament officials for the 2018 Preseason WNIT have secured another impressive 16-team field that includes nine teams...

Montana’s Yannick Schmidl named most improved senior in Mountain Region

(Editor's note: story by Montana Sports Information) MISSOULA - Not long after completing an already historic season, the Montana men's tennis team made more history this week, with senior Yannick Schmidl being named the most improved senior in the Mountain...
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Laurel runner Patrick Casey places 2nd in Japan

BILLINGS - Former Laurel distance runner Patrick Casey nearly won the men's 1,500 meter run Sunday at the Seiko Golden Grand Prix in Japan, finishing second to Australia's Ryan Gregson in 3:39.11. The winning time was 3:37.72. Casey was the only...
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MontanaSports.com Original: Carly Smiedala ‘out of the shadows’ with Montana Grizzlies

 MISSOULA -- Montana Grizzly sophomore Carly Smiedala is rewriting the UM track and field record books, setting new program marks in the indoor and outdoor women's 800-meter run. Smiedala, who recently won the Big Sky Conference outdoor championship in the...

Four Montana Grizzlies qualify for NCAA track and field regionals

(Editor's note: story by Montana Sports Information) MISSOULA - Four Montana track & field athletes will continue their season next week in Sacramento, Calif., qualifying for the NCAA West Region. The NCAA, which made the announcement on Thursday, takes 48...
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New Montana Grizzlies’ soccer coach getting settled in Missoula

MISSOULA - After four months of searching, the Montana Grizzlies have found a new leader on the pitch. Chris Citowicki will be the head coach of the Griz soccer team in 2018. He comes from North Dakota where he served...

Two Montana Grizzly teams receive NCAA Public Recognition Awards

(Editor's note: story by Montana Sports Information) MISSOULA - For the sixth consecutive year, Montana has earned NCAA Public Recognition Awards for programs ranking in the top 10 percent in their sport for Academic Progress Rate. And for the fifth straight...
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Montana Grizzly coaches stop in Great Falls for annual fundraising BBQ

GREAT FALLS -- Tuesday night saw maroon and silver invade Great Falls as the University of Montana's Grizzly Scholarship Association caravan made a stop in the Electric City for its annual fundraising BBQ. Bobby Hauck made his return to Great...

Will Martel, Sean Opland leave Montana State football

BOZEMAN - School is out for the Montana State football team, but next year the team will look a little bit different. The Bobcats are losing a few members of the team. Safety Will Martel and linebacker Sean Opland...

Tennessee Titans cut former Griz cornerback Ryan McKinley

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - One of the newest Montana Grizzlies to get a shot in the NFL is already looking for a new team. The Tennessee Titans cut cornerback Ryan McKinley after rookie mini-camp this past weekend. McKinley went undrafted and...

Montana Lady Griz land Arizona transfer Sammy Fatkin

(Editor's note: story by Montana Sports Information) MISSOULA - Ranked as the nation’s 30th-best point guard in her class by ESPN.com, Sammy Fatkin had options. Coaches of the Pac-12, the Mountain West, the West Coast and the Big Sky all knew...

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Montana State Bobcats add 16 on Early-Signing Day

(Editor's note: Montana State media release) BOZEMAN -- Jeff Choate knew that, like every college football staff navigating the initial December signing period, Montana State...