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Montana Tech holds ‘high potential’ basketball camp

BUTTE -- There was no shortage of potential at Montana Tech this week, as dozens of middle schoolers from around the Northwest participated in the Orediggers' 'high potential' basketball skills camp. This is the camp's second year, as men's...

Carroll College track and field signs 30, including 17 Montanans

(Editor's note: Carroll College media release) HELENA – Carroll College track and field head coach Harry Clark announced the 2017 recruiting class. The group consists of 30 athletes, including 17 athletes from Montana and four multi-sport athletes. "This year we continued...
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Carroll College assistant basketball coach Carlito Labarda hired at Eastern Oregon

LA GRANDE, Ore. - Carson Cunningham's coaching tree just expanded to Oregon. Carlito Labarda Jr., Cunningham's assistant coach at Carroll College, is the new men's head basketball coach at Eastern Oregon University. Anji Weissenfluh, EOU director of athletics, made the...
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Local ‘champs’ take over Montana Tech football camp

BUTTE -- The 'champs' arrived in Butte this week. Montana Tech held its annual 'Champ Camp' for children on Bob Green Field, a two-session event filled with fun. "It's fun for them and it's fun for us coaches," said assistant head...

Rocky Mountain College women add versatile soccer transfer

(Editor's Note: This is a release from Rocky Mountain College) BILLINGS - Rocky Mountain College soccer coach Richard Duffy has announced the signing of transfer Sami Heimer from Northwest College in Powell, Wyo., to a Cascade Collegiate Conference letter of...

Rocky Mountain College adds German soccer forward

(Editor's Note: This is a release from Rocky Mountain College) BILLINGS - Rocky Mountain College men’s soccer coach Richard Duffy has announced the signing of Jonah Gronmayer from Cologne, Germany, to a Cascade Collegiate Conference letter of intent. Gronmayer is a...
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Carroll College’s Leah Esposito named Academic All-America of the Year

(Editor's note: Carroll College media release) AUSTIN, Texas – Carroll College senior cross country and track and field all-American Leah Esposito, a Helena High grad, was named the 2016-17 CoSIDA Academic All-America College Division Track & Field/Cross Country Academic All-America...

Montana Tech announces 2017 Hall of Fame class

(Editor's note: Montana Tech media release) BUTTE -- The Digger Athletic Association announced the 2017 Hall of Fame Class Tuesday. Joining the Digger Athletics Hall of Fame are Davis Almanza, Collette Anderson Phillips, Jeff Bellach, Gary Carlson, Rod and Mary...

National titles earn Rocky’s Wolf USCSA Coach of the Year

(USCSA media release) CUMMINGTON, Mass. - The U.S. Collegiate Ski and Snowboard Association (USCSA) held its annual Board of Directors meeting June 9th-10th and is excited to announce the winners of several annual awards and the election of new Board...
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Montana Tech hosts ‘elite’ football camp

BUTTE -- More than 100 high school seniors from around the Northwest gathered at Montana Tech on Saturday afternoon for the Orediggers' first-ever 'elite' football camp. Current Tech staffers and players helped run drills with the players in an...

UGF Argos Abby Knight and Cache Hill make finals at CNFR

UGF ATHLETICS MEDIA RELEASE CASPER, Wyo. – One year after becoming the first modern era UGF cowboy or cowgirl to qualify for the College National Finals Rodeo Short Go, junior Abigail Knight has done it again, and this time she’s...

Carroll College SID cashes in on NAIA writing contest

(Note: Carroll College athletics release) HELENA - Carroll College Sports Information Director Jerek Wolcott earned first-place and three of the top five honors in the Feature Story category for the NAIA-SIDA Dr. Jack Bell Writing Contest. The contest is an annual celebration of the...

Six individuals, two teams in Rocky Mountain College Hall of Fame class

(Editor's Note: This is a release from Rocky Mountain College) BILLINGS - Rocky Mountain College Director of Athletics Bruce Parker has announced that Rocky graduates Gary Black, Mike Curry, Steve Keller, Dick Norden, Myron Vogele and Ann Wille, as well...
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Middle schoolers learn technique, fundamentals at Carroll College football camp

HELENA - Mike Van Diest needed a break. The Carroll College football coach and his staff have been working diligently in the offseason, chasing down recruits and scheming for fall. For three days this week, Van Diest and the...
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Doug Hashley named Assistant Athletic Director at UGF

(UGF MEDIA RELEASE) GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Argo athletics is making another move to bolster its administration, creating a new position of Assistant Athletic Director of Facilities & Event Management and hiring Montana basketball legend Doug Hashley to fill the...

UGF’s Hill, Knight off to good start at CNFR

(UGF MEDIA RELEASE) CASPER, Wyo. – The first Go of the 2017 College National Finals Rodeo went about as well as it could’ve gone for the University of Great Falls rodeo team. Two UGF team members qualified for the CNFR,...

Carson Cunningham, Carroll College set to play exhibition game at Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. – The Carroll College men’s basketball team will be playing on another big stage this November. The Fighting Saints will travel to Purdue to play the Big Ten’s Boilermakers in an exhibition game at Mackey Arena on...
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Former UM Western linebacker Dakota Wainwright life-flighted to Seattle

DILLON - Former Montana Western linebacker Dakota Wainright went into cardiac arrest this past Tuesday and was life-flighted to Seattle Thursday for a possible heart transplant. Two GoFundMe accounts have been created to help his family with the growing...
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Carroll College offering youth football camp June 12-14

HELENA – Five-time national champion Carroll College is holding its middle school football camp next week in Helena. Mike Van Diest and the Fighting Saints staff will be teaching athletes in grades four through eight. “Our middle school camp is...
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Montana Tech finishes basketball court renovations

BUTTE - Winter sports spend a lot of time inside, making upkeep of the facilities crucial to keeping home-court advantage. And with the recent success of Montana Tech's volleyball and basketball programs it was about time the old gym...

Carroll College lands 15 on NAIA scholar athlete list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Fifteen Carroll College spring sports student-athletes have been named to the NAIA Daktronics Scholar-Athletes team. The organization announced the news this week. Student-athletes are recognized for holding a minimum GPA of 3.5 on the 4.0 scale....
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Friends and teammates celebrate the life of M.J. Simkins at Vigilante Stadium

DILLON - A stirring tribute Sunday afternoon for M.J. Simkins, who was killed last week in a tragic house fire. Friends and fellow teammates from the Dillon Beavers and Montana Western Bulldogs helped fill the stands to pay their...

Carroll head golf coach Bennett MacIntyre advances with playoff eagle at Montana Matchplay championships

HELENA -- With one swing, Carroll College head golf coach Bennett MacIntyre proved that age and experience still count for something in the sport of golf. MacIntyre, the No.4 seed, spent most of his morning at the 2017 Montana...
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University of Great Falls introduces Tony DeAnda, school’s first ever women’s wrestling head coach

GREAT FALLS - There is now a collegiate women's wrestling program in the state of Montana, and it resides at the University of Great Falls. The Argos introduced it's first ever women's wrestling coach, Celso "Tony" DeAnda on Friday,...

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Helena Senators earn Tuesday sweep against Kalispell; Keith Sell tourney up...

The Helena Senators swept the Kalispell Lakers Tuesday at Kindrick Legion Field. Helena won 4-2 and 5-3 to earn the sweep. “Those were two strong...