New Griz coordinator Jason Semore putting his own philosophy into defense

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - Last year, the Grizzlies debuted Bob Stitt's new fast-paced offense, while running the same defense.  This year we know what to expect when Montana has the ball, but the other side...

Griz soccer dominates exhibition game, finds only 1 goal versus Alberta

// // STORY BY MONTANA SPORTS INFORMATION MISSOULA - Playing her first match since the 2014 Big Sky Conference tournament, Hallie Widner, who missed last season with a broken leg, didn’t waste any time reestablishing her importance to the Griz...

Montana strength coach Matt Nicholson always working with Griz

// // MISSOULA - Montana football keeps marching toward their first game on September 3rd. The Grizzlies wrapped up their fifth official practice Saturday morning. But they've been working for this season for much longer. And one man has been...

Bob Stitt promotes unified Grizzlies, not offense versus defense

// // MISSOULA - You will see it often on the football field this time of year. Long practices in the late summer going against the same teammates over and over again. Eventually the tension creates arguments, and even...

Montana State’s young guns

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Montana State holds its first scrimmage of the fall Saturday, but a reminder, that it will be closed to both fans and the media. However, some scrimmage practice this morning was open and check out...

Former Bobcat Beau Sandland plays in first NFL game

// Former Montana State Bobcat tight end, Beau Sandland lived his lifelong dream, getting into his first NFL game with the Carolina Panthers. Sandland didn't register any stats but is still turning some heads in the Carolina camp. “Just expect to...

Montana Grizzlies avoid heat during Fall camp

// // Summer vacation is already over for the Grizzlies. They took the field at 8:00 Friday morning for their fourth practice of the season. Cooler than average temperatures are a welcome surprise at the beginning of Fall camp. But...

Hometown hero Caitlin Lonergan looking to help Montana State volleyball

// A hometown hero is already helping the Montana State volleyball team get better this season. Montana Gatorade Payer of the Year Caitlin Lonergan helped lead the Bozeman Hawks to their first-ever Class AA state volleyball championship last year. Now...

Montana State’s 2016 all-hair team

// For the third consecutive year, we’re selecting the Bobcat football players with the best hair, even though new coach, Jeff Choate, isn’t all that excited about it. “I think it's too long,” the conservatively cut coach said. He definitely...

Shannon Schweyen officially introduced as new Lady Griz coach

// // MISSOULA - The Lady Griz enter a new era. And who better to lead the way than Shannon Schweyen. The long-time assistant and best player in program history stepped to the podium Thursday morning to accept a...

Highly decorated Griz star Caleb Kidder sets his own expecatations

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); MISSOULA - Out on the field, the Grizzlies have finished two days of practice. Everyone's still trying to figure out what the 40 new players in camp can do. But everyone...

Full pads at practice is just another day at the office for MSU

// BOZEMAN - On day five of Montana State's fall football camp, the full pads went on. How's that for some big time hitting, with the Bobcats doing their modified Oklahoma drill with three blockers going against three tacklers, with...

Connor Sullivan: The menace from Ennis

// The menace from Ennis. Montana State Tight End, Connor Sullivan, was given that nickname by local Sportswriter, Parker Gabriel. It’s well deserved after Sullivan menaced class C teams while leading Ennis to a State Championship. He also earned it...

Brady Gustafson to lead Griz offense in more ways than one

// // MISSOULA - Two days in, and head coach Bob Stitt loves the energy and enthusiasm from his Grizzlies. Although he's still trying to get to know all of Montana's 40 new players. The much different maroon and...

Eli Svisco is excited to be back with MSU volleyball

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); If we were to be brutally honest, Montana State's volleyball team stunk up the joint last year. Only three victories and just one in conference. But this high jumping senior missed last year with...

Shannon Schweyen to lead Lady Griz basketball after Robin Selvig’s retirement

// // University of Montana athletics press release MISSOULA - In an announcement that lacks any of the surprise of Robin Selvig’s retirement two weeks ago, the best player in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball history has been chosen to...

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 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...

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...

The shoulder pads go on for Day 3 of Montana State football camp

// Day 3 of Montana State's football camp and the shoulder pads go on. “We're going to be physical all the time. We're not there yet. We're still in shells and we have to do a better job of learning how...

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 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....

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...

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...

Montana State Bobcats hold first fall football practice Saturday

Montana State University athletics release BOZEMAN - Plenty of time remains in the 2016 football season for obsessing over nuts-and-bolts details. In terms of the broad strokes, Jeff Choate liked what he saw during his first fall practice as Montana State’s...

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