Rocky players on spring ball: “We got to compete for our jobs”

BILLINGS - Now that Rocky's football guys have a few workouts under the belt this spring, it's slightly easier for head coach Jason Petrino to reflect. Safe to say he's in a position to exhale as opposed to last year...

MSU-Northern with big shoes to fill as spring practice begins

HAVRE -- The MSU-Northern football team took the field for third time this spring on Friday afternoon with big shoes to fill. Gone are All-Frontier performers Zach McKinley (RB), Tyler Craig (DL) and Pete Morales (OL) along with several other...
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Carroll College Zach Taylor through the eyes of record holder Bill Pilgeram

HELENA-If you have sat in the PE Center this basketball season you may have seen a swift, graceful ponytail and the Zach Taylor attached to it. The now Carroll retired senior had a history-making career. He finished with 2,019 points landing...

Carroll College signs standout Idaho linebacker

(Editor's note: Carroll College media release) HELENA – Carroll College football coach Mike Van Diest announced the signing of Erik Haun, a 6-foot-3, 230-pound middle linebacker from Idaho 5A State champion Mountain View High School in Meridian, Idaho. Haun notched 78...
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Spring football practices under way at Montana Western

DILLON -- Montana Western is letting the 'Dawgs out. The Bulldogs enter spring practices coming off a scorching finish to the 2016 football season. Western won its last three games and four out of its last five, just missing out...

Montana Tech, Western women earn All-American honors

BUTTE--A quartet of the best NAIA women's basketball players are being nationally recognized for their outstanding seasons. Montana Western's Aniese Palmore received the highest honor of the group, as she was named a Second Team All-American. The point guard had...

Carroll College’s Zach Taylor among 4 Frontier Conference all-Americans

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Carroll College’s Zach Taylor was one of four Frontier Conference players to earn all-America honors, the NAIA announced Thursday. Taylor was the only player from the conference to be named to the first team. Montana Western’s...

Rocky Mountain College signs Casper College hitter

(Editor's Note: This is a release from Rocky Mountain College) BILLINGS - Rocky Mountain College volleyball coach Laurie Kelly has announced the signing of Casper (Wyo.) native Olivia L'Ami to a Frontier Conference and National Letter-of-Intent. L'Ami joins the Battlin’ Bears...

Montana State-Northern’s Natalee Faupel earns NAIA all-America honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Natalee Faupel of Montana State-Northern earned first-team all-American honors for the second consecutive season, the NAIA announced Thursday. Faupel, the Butte native who became Northern’s all-time leading scorer this past season, is one of two Frontier...

Montana Tech’s Peggy Sarsfield Tournament to be held on April 1

Montana Tech Press Release BUTTE, Mont. – The 21st Annual Peggy Sarsfield 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament is rescheduled for Saturday April 1st. The youth basketball tournament is administered and officiated by the Montana Tech women's basketball players and coaches. Peggy...
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Carroll College’s Carson Cunningham recalls trips to Sweet 16, Elite 8 with Purdue

HELENA – Carson Cunningham is a basketball guy. It’s no surprise then, that the Carroll College head coach gets a little giddy during this time of year. “I love March, it’s a great time of year. It’s warming up, it’s a...
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Montana Tech football begins spring practices

BUTTE--Spring has sprung, and Oredigger football is back. The two-time defending Frontier Conference champions hit the field at Alumni Coliseum on Wednesday, marking the beginning of the team's spring session. After losing a tough national quarterfinal contest against Reinhardt (GA)...
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Oklahoma City beats LC State for ninth NAIA women’s title

BILLINGS - Chalk another one up for the veterans. The Oklahoma City Stars won their ninth NAIA Division 1 Women's Basketball National Championship Tuesday with a 73-66 win over the Lewis-Clark State Warriors at Rimrock Auto Arena. Daniela Wallen led the...
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Sayers, Carroll College women the only blemish in L-C State’s season

HELENA - For those following the NAIA women's basketball tournament, the end is near. Tuesday night is championship night and Carroll College coach Rachelle Sayers said it has been a good tournament. "The best of the best," she said. "The best...
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LC State women credit Frontier schedule for title game preparation

BILLINGS - It's already been a historic season for the Lewis-Clark State women, who are just one win away from the first NAIA National Championship in program history. The Warriors blitzed Vanguard 65-41 in Monday's semifinals behind 12 assists from...
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Carroll College football eyeing return to traditional standard

HELENA – There was a time Carroll College never imagined losing. Fans, players and coaches entered each game already knowing the outcome. Opponents often visualized defeat to the mighty Saints before kickoff. Carroll still hopes to win each time they...

Carroll College signs Seattle-area basketball standout

(Editor's note: Carroll College media release) HELENA – Carroll College men's basketball coach Carson Cunningham, fresh off the Saints' second consecutive trip to the NAIA quarterfinals, announced the signing of Emilio Mancol, a Washington 4A all-state performer out of John...
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LC State, OKC to play in Tuesday’s national title game

BILLINGS - It was never close. Livingston native Brian Orr has Lewis-Clark State in the NAIA Women's Basketball Championship game for the first time in his tenured coaching career. LC State led by as many as 18 in the first half...

Montana Tech announces golf signings, including 3 Montanans

(Editor's note: Montana Tech media release) BUTTE – Montana Tech head golf coach Lee LaBreche announced the commitment of four new golfers for the Orediggers. Houtson Green and Sean Ramsbacher will join the men’s team this fall. Both had successful prep...
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Carroll College, Montana Western men’s basketball teams look to future

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As the final four teams in the NAIA Division I men’s basketball tournament set to tip off for the rights to Tuesday’s championship, Carroll College and Montana Western have begun looking to the future. Carson Cunningham...

MSU-Northern men tied for most NAIA scholar athletes; 7 from Frontier Conference

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Six Frontier Conference men's basketball players have earned NAIA scholar athlete status, the organization announced on Monday. MSU-Northern is tied for the most in the country with three Lights collecting the academic honor. A student-athlete must...

MSU-Northern women lead nation in NAIA scholar athletes; Frontier Conference well represented

BILLINGS - Twenty-nine Frontier Conference women's basketball players have been named NAIA scholar athletes. Twenty-six of the players are from Montana schools and MSU-Northern leads all institutions across the country with eight athletes on the list. Natalee Faupel, Cydney Auzenne,...
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‘Mental and physical toughness’ remains the focus point as Carroll College football begins spring...

HELENA - As the spring football portion of the year begins, Carroll College begins a fresh start to right all the wrongs. The Saints are coming off a dismal year, finishing fifth in the Frontier Conference with a 4-6...
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L-C State advances to final four at NAIA Women’s Championship

BILLINGS - The L-C State Lady Warriors came into Friday as the last remaining Frontier Conference team standing at the NAIA Women's Championship. That status remains true. The Warriors are off to the final four after outlasting Westmont 72-67 on...

Van Diest, Carroll football open spring drills Saturday

Carroll College athletics release HELENA - The Carroll College football team begins spring practice Saturday, and the Saints begin work to improve after a 4-6 season in 2016. The Saints have reasons to be optimistic, mainly the return of the bulk...

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Contender or pretender? Rocky ready to find out against SOU

BILLINGS - Jason Petrino is off to an impressive start in his first year in charge of Rocky Mountain College football. The Bears are co-leaders...