MSU-Northern women edge Montana Tech in nailbiter

BUTTE--One of the best wire-to-wire basketball games you'll see all season came on night one of Frontier Conference play, sparked by a show between two former Butte High Bulldog teammates. Montana State-Northern's Natalee Faupel and Montana Tech's Hattie Thatcher once...

Rocky Mountain College, University of Providence selected top three in preseason men’s soccer poll

LA GRANDE, Ore. - Rocky Mountain College landed three first-place votes in the Cascade Conference men's soccer preseason polls, enough to land the Battlin' Bears second in the league. The University of Providence finished third in the voting. Rocky finished...

Three Frontier Conference women’s basketball teams ranked in top 25

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three Frontier Conference women’s basketball teams remain ranked in the most recent NAIA Division I Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Top 25 Poll, which was released Tuesday. Lewis-Clark State is still the highest-ranked Frontier Conference team in the...

Carroll College, Montana Tech volleyball rescheduled for Thursday

(Editor's note: Carroll College athletics release) HELENA - The Carroll College volleyball match against Montana Tech slated for Wednesday at the PE Center has been rescheduled to Thursday due to a scheduling conflict. The game will take place Thursday at 7...

Southern Oregon hands Rocky Mountain College first loss

(RMC Athletics) BILLINGS – The ninth-ranked Rocky Mountain College men’s soccer team opened Cascade Collegiate Conference play with a 3-0 loss to Southern Oregon at Herb Klindt Field on Friday afternoon. Rocky Mountain (4-1, 0-1 CCC) trailed the entire game...

Carroll College volleyball swept at No. 6 Viterbo

(Editor's note: Carroll College athletics release) LA CROSSE, Wis. - The No. 23 Carroll College women's volleyball team fell to No. 6 Viterbo 25-14, 25-16, 25-23 Saturday afternoon at the Viterbo Preseason Tournament. The Saints struggled hitting while the V-Hawks were...

Three Argo guards combine for 51 Points in 86-77 Argo victory

HELENA, Mont. – Three UGF guards combined for 59 percent of the team’s points, as the hot shooting Argos took down Dickinson State University 86-77. Juniors Davone Oliver Jr., Sergio Berkley, and Matthew Brooks-McGregor shot a combined 18-33 from...

Powerlifting background sparks Carroll running back Dylan Green

HELENA – For a majority of athletes, no sport provides the combination of strength and adrenaline quite like football. From the crashing of shoulder pads to the shrieking of fans following a touchdown, the gridiron is an instant high...

Rocky women eliminated at UM Western

UM Western Athletics release DILLON, Mont. – The No. 20 Montana Western Bulldogs (23-7, 11-7) flexed their muscles Tuesday night. Dominating the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears (13-18, 5-13) 76-47 in the opening game of the Frontier Conference playoffs. The...
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MSU-Northern men top Rocky 71-55 in Frontier playoffs

HAVRE – Five Lights players scored in double figures, and MSU-Northern beat Rocky Mountain College 71-55 Wednesday night. With LC-State’s win over UGF, the No. 4 seed Lights will face Carroll College Saturday night in Helena for a spot...

Montana Tech men’s basketball announces 2017 recruiting class

(Editor's note: Montana Tech media release) BUTTE – Montana Tech men’s basketball head coach Adam Hiatt announced the signing of six recruits Wednesday. The group includes five exceptional high school student-athletes and a junior college transfer. “We are really excited about...
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Lorel Johnson, Zach Taylor spark Carroll past Tech

HELENA – Ryan Imhoff entered the Carroll P.E. Center in a walking boot Thursday evening. The Saints’ leading scorer reportedly sprained his ankle and did not suit up against rival Montana Tech, but Zach Taylor and Lorel Johnson offered enough...
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UP Argos unveil newly rebranded McLaughlin Center

(ARGO ATHLETICS MEDIA RELEASE) GREAT FALLS, Mont. – It’s party time! After a full summer of work that has spilled into September and almost half a million dollars spent, the newly rebranded McLaughlin Center Gymnasium is ready to be unveiled...

MontanaSports.com Frontier Conference football podcast – Episode 2

MTN Sports' Richie Melby and Slim Kimmel discuss the Frontier Conference, including the league having six teams ranked in the top 25 of the NAIA coaches' poll. RELATED: MONTANASPORTS.COM HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL PODCAST - EPISODE 3 RELATED: MONTANA GRIZZLIES FOOTBALL WEEK 3...

Rocky Mountain College signs Bozeman hoopster Riana Rogers

Jeff Malby, RMC Athletics BILLINGS – Rocky Mountain College women’s basketball coach Wes Keller has announced the signing of Bozeman (Mont.) High School 5-foot-10 guard Riana Rogers to a Frontier Conference letter of intent. This past season Rogers led her team...
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Rocky Mountain College appreciating new field turf in spring drills

BILLINGS - Nearly two weeks into spring workouts the Rocky Mountain College football team has an extreme appreciation of their new field turf. The surface was installed last August and offers terrific opportunities for the Bears to condition on a field...
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Isazah King next in line for Carroll College secondary

HELENA - For the past few seasons Ryan Gregory served as the voice of the Carroll College secondary. Gregory and fellow cornerback Vince DiGiallonardo were the leaders of the defensive backfield, setting good examples with their play on the...

LC State stays perfect with narrow win at Rocky

BILLINGS - Rocky's basketball women rallied from an 18-point deficit in the 4th quarter Thursday night, cutting the lead to three, but it wasn't enough to escape with a win over unbeaten LC State. The Warriors improved to 16-0 with an...

Carroll College basketball teams host scrimmages for fans

HELENA – Carson Cunningham was eager to start the 2016-17 basketball season. The Carroll College head coach saw his Fighting Saints compete in the round of eight at last season’s NAIA national basketball tournament and returns the majority of...

Hopkins, Keesler highlight 2-1 Argo performance at Battle of the Rockies

(UGF media release) GREAT FALLS, Mont. – UGF Head Wrestling Coach Caleb Schaeffer wasn’t expecting to go 2-1 at the 2016 Battle of the Rockies Duals. As usual, as event’s scheduler he gave his Argos the tough opponents possible; (4)...

Carroll College women sweep Frontier Conference track and field weekly honors

(Editor's note: Carroll College media release) WHITEFISH – The Carroll College women's track and field team swept the Frontier Track Athlete of the Week honors. Crystal Schmidt was named the Frontier Field Athlete of the Week after winning the high jump...

Rocky Mountain College sweeps LC State to start road trip

(Rocky Mountain College release) LEWISTON, Idaho - The Rocky Mountain College volleyball team opened its four-match road stretch with a sweep of Lewis-Clark State College on Friday night in Frontier Conference action. Rocky Mountain (12-5, 2-0 Frontier) won the match by...

Carroll College thrower David Barnett wins national javelin title

GULF SHORES, Ala. – Carroll College has a new national champion. David Barnett captured first place in the NAIA outdoor track and field javelin competition on Thursday with a best throw of 62.33-meters (204 feet, 6.25 inches). Barnett hit the...

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...

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POWER -- Andrew Pahut only scored four points on Thursday night, but the last two made all the difference. With time winding down, tied...