Griz football podcast 10/18

Mitch and Derek discuss another 60-point blowout win for the Griz, and look ahead to a tough trip to Northern Arizona.

Ringing in retirement: Lady Griz gather to honor Robin Selvig

MISSOULA - Robin Selvig coached the Lady Griz basketball program for 38 years. Over the weekend Lady Griz past and present gathered together to celebrate his retirement party. Even his family says this was more than a retirement party, it...

Colin Bingham another freshman making catches for Grizzlies

MISSOULA - The Grizzlies needed a few youngsters to step up at receiver. Jerry Louie-McGee quickly jumped into a starring role. Justin Calhoun made his share of big plays. And now another freshman keeps drawing the...

Grizzlies riding positive momentum from blowout wins

MISSOULA - We're running out of adjectives to describe the Grizzlies play the last few weeks.  Montana dominated during a perfect three game homestand, proving the 10th ranked team in the country is a serious threat as we head...

Montana State women top preseason media poll

BOZEMAN - The Montana State women’s basketball team, which won the Big Sky Conference regular-season championship last year, was picked to again win the conference by the media. The Bobcats were picked third in the coaches’ preseason poll. MSU received six...

Montana State prepares for No. 3 Eastern Washington

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BOZEMAN - Things get a whole lot tougher for Montana State this weekend when the No. 3 team in the country, Eastern Washington, comes to town. For Bobcat coach Jeff Choate, the secret to...

Big Sky Conference roundup: Montana Grizzlies defense impressive stats come with caveat

MISSOULA - Josh Buss was rewarded for his defensive efforts in Montana’s 68-7 win over Sacramento State. Buss, a sophomore linebacker who started his first career game earlier this season, finished with a team-high 10 total tackles, including 4.5...

Jeff Choate ready to make changes at Montana State

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BOZEMAN - If Montana State Bobcat fans think they're frustrated with Montana State's 0-4 start in conference play, they have nothing on coach Jeff Choate. "I felt like this was the first time that I questioned our...

Montana State forward ruled ineligible

BOZEMAN - Bad news for the Montana State men's basketball team. Konner Frey, the sweet-shooting forward who transferred in from Utah Valley, has been denied immediate eligibility by the NCAA. He played in Utah as a non-scholarship player last season, so...

Montana State’s Peyton Ferris, Riley Nordgaard get preseason honors

Montana State's women's basketball team has the preseason MVP in the Big Sky Conference. Senior Peyton Ferris, the reserve player of the year each of the past two seasons, was tabbed the most valuable player in preseason voting. She averaged...

Montana Lady Griz forward Kayleigh Valley voted Big Sky preseason MVP

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Story from Montana Sports Information In an announcement that makes last week's news even more disheartening, Montana's Kayleigh Valley was the runaway winner in the voting for this season's Big Sky Conference preseason MVP...

Montana Grizzlies linebacker Josh Buss named Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Story from Montana Sports Information Josh Buss has done enough defensively this season to earn Montana’s nomination for Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week on four separate occasions. After dominating Sacramento State with a...

Montana Grizzlies set records with Sacramento State Hornets win

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - Montana’s football program started in 1897. Student-athletes, coaches, and everyone involved have won hundreds of games and brought two FCS championships to Missoula, while setting records that may not be broken...

Big Sky commissioner visits University of Montana

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - When the commissioner of your league is in your town, you play good. That’s exactly what the Montana Grizzlies did as Big Sky Conference commissioner Andrea Williams visited Missoula and the...

Montana Grizzlies win behind McKenzie Warren’s two goals

Story from Montana Sports Information Montana sophomore McKenzie Warren returned to her home state and scored a pair of first-half goals to lead the Grizzly soccer team to a 2-0 road win at Southern Utah on Sunday afternoon. Playing in...

Kimmel: Montana Grizzlies roaring after dismantling Sac State

MISSOULA – Let us try not to jump to any rash conclusions based off one win over lowly Sacramento State. But, man, it’s going to be easy to heap superlatives on the Montana Grizzlies after their 68-7 dismantling of the...

Montana Grizzlies women’s cross country takes 2nd place at Inland Empire Championships

Story from Montana Sports Information The Montana women’s cross country team continued its October surge with a second-place showing Saturday at the Inland Empire Championships at Lewiston, Idaho. Emily Pittis, Jessica Bailey and Reagan Colyer placed fourth, fifth and sixth, all...

Montana Grizzlies lose 12th straight match to North Dakota Fighting Hawks

Story from Montana Sports Information North Dakota won its 12th straight match over Montana with a 25-23, 25-16, 25-16 victory Saturday afternoon at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center in Grand Forks, N.D. Eleven of the Fighting Hawks’ victories in their winning...

Another blowout win for Montana, 68-7 over Sacramento State

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - Griz head coach Bob Stitt is always striving for perfection. He may have found it the last two weeks. Montana finished off another blowout in Washington-Grizzly Stadium Saturday. The Griz...

Montana State doomed by Weber State’s quick start

(Editor's note: Montana State University media release) OGDEN, Utah -- Weber State's start was quick and decisive. "They came out and did exactly what we knew they were going to do," said senior running back Gunnar Brekke. "They punched us in...

Over 100 Lady Griz players gather to thank coach Robin Selvig

MISSOULA - Robin Selvig built a lasting legacy with the Lady Griz program for 38 seasons.  And his players all wanted to show their gratitude.  Friday they gathered with the recently retired head coach in a celebration that shows...

Montana State still looking for offensive consistency

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BOZEMAN - Montana State's football team took off for Ogden, Utah, on Friday morning for its meeting Saturday with Weber State. Somewhere along that long drive down I-15, they've got to find an...

Griz picked 2nd and 4th in Big Sky men’s basketball preseason polls, Cats 6th...

The Big Sky Conference coaches and media expect a repeat in the men's basketball season. Weber State earned the first-place spot in both preseason polls. Montana picked up a higher ranking from the media than the coaches. The Grizzlies came...

Montana volleyball can’t keep up with Northern Colorado Bears

STORY BY MONTANA SPORTS INFORMATION GREELEY, CO - The Montana volleyball team had one of its best offensive performances of the season, but Northern Colorado was even better, and that was the difference in the Bears’ 25-18, 25-21, 25-19 win...

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Face The State: Small town Montana high school football facing challenges

Small town Montana football teams are facing several challenges. Tom Wylie talked with coaches and administrators to find out how they’re dealing with declining enrollment and...