Montana Tech men’s basketball taking advantage of time off

BUTTE--The Orediggers are getting a much-needed break. Montana Tech dropped its first pair of conference games at home to begin the month of December, but have a few weeks away from the Frontier to clean up some mistakes. "It's a great...
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MSU Northern vs Carroll women breakdown

HELENA - Carroll College will be hosting Montana State-Northern on Saturday and here is what the Frontier Conference looks like as of Thursday. Lewis-Clark State is five games ahead of anyone in the conference. Rocky Mountain College and the University of Great Falls are...

Magic City Derby kicks off 2017 collegiate soccer season

(MSU Billings release) BILLINGS - As the lights shine down on Herb Klindt Field Saturday night, the annual Magic City Derby between cross-town rivals Montana State University Billings and Rocky Mountain College will signal the start of the 2017 collegiate...
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VIDEO: Montana Tech football player surprised with team scholarship

BUTTE -- Hard work is, literally, paying off for Montana Tech running back Braxton Porter. The freshman, who redshirted last season, was awarded the first-ever Bob and Pam Green Scholarship for his hard work during the offseason, an award of...

Senior class leads the way for Lady Argos in win over Northwest University

(Argo Athletics Media Release) GREAT FALLS, Mont. – Seniors ruled the game for the University of Providence women’s basketball team in a 72-53 win over Northwest University. UP’s three seniors combined to score 44 points, grab 24 rebounds, and snatch...

Montana Tech volleyball headed to NAIA national tournament

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BUTTE - It was announced Sunday that the Montana Tech volleyball team will be heading to Sioux City, Iowa, for the opening round of the NAIA national tournament. The tournament begins Nov. 29,...

No. 17 Montana Tech volleyball stays perfect in Frontier play, sweeps MSU-Northern

HAVRE – Haley Druyvestein recorded 12 kills, Tori Chelini notched 26 assists and the No. 17 Montana Tech Orediggers swept MSU-Northern 25-20, 26-24, 25-18. Cassie Krueger tallied 10 kills to lead the Skylights while Shania Neubauer pitched in with 23...

Faupel’s 30 points lead MSU-Northern to 56-49 win over Willamette

HELENA - Natalee Faupel needed a little time to find her groove. The senior from Butte found it and then some as No. 11 MSU-Northern rallied past Willamette University 56-49 on Monday in Helena. Faupel poured in 30 points, including...
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Four downs: Montana Tech starts strong with surge past Carroll College

BUTTE – Copper trumped C.C. on Thursday evening as Montana Tech surged past Carroll College 45-28 in the season opener for each football team. The No. 6 Orediggers used three Quinn McQueary touchdowns and outscored Carroll 24-7 in the...

Carroll College safeties focused on Tech’s Quinn McQueary

HELENA – Six weeks ago the Carroll College football team earned a last-second win over rival Montana Tech. Colter Hamel’s field goal as time expired soared through the uprights lifting the Fighting Saints to the win. Carroll struggled in the...

Nolan Saraceni wins second consecutive Frontier Conference Player of the Year award

BUTTE--It's been quite the run (sorry, but I had to). Today, Montana Tech running back Nolan Saraceni was named the Frontier Conference's Offensive Player of the Year for the second season in a row. The nomination shouldn't come as a...
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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...

Montana Tech women’s basketball game canceled

(Editor's note: Montana Tech media release) BUTTE – The Montana Tech women’s basketball game scheduled for Thursday at 7 p.m. has been canceled due to forfeit. Northwest Indian College was slated to play the Orediggers but is not able to...
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Frontier Conference Coaches Show: Rocky Mountain College stuns Montana Tech; Carroll chasing .500

Every Wednesday our Richie Melby sits down with Frontier Conference football coaches to discuss the weekend games, players who shine and the upcoming schedule. In this week’s episode: Rocky Mountain College coach Jason Petrino discusses the Battlin' Bears' last-second win over...

Rocky seeks Athletic Hall of Fame nominations

RMC Athletics BILLINGS – Rocky Mountain College is accepting nominations for the 2017 RMC Clara Klindt Athletic Hall of Fame. The deadline for nominations is April 3. The Hall of Fame committee will begin reviewing nominations immediately following. The categories for...

Petrino, Rocky Mountain College upset No. 22 Carroll College, 21-20

BILLINGS – The student has become the teacher, for one weekend anyway. Jason Petrino’s Rocky Mountain College football team knocked off No. 22 Carroll College 21-20 Saturday in the home opener at Herb Klindt Field. Chase White found receiver Ricky Carrigan...

Katie Ledecky’s swimming roots began in Great Falls

Before Katie Ledecky was starring on the Olympic stage in Rio for Team USA, the roots of her swimming background were planted in Montana. Ledecky’s mother Mary Gen Ledecky (nee Hagan), swam for the College of Great Falls Argos for...
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Van Diest taking blame for defensive shortfalls in Carroll College’s 40-14 loss against Rocky

HELENA - For the first time in 17 years Rocky Mountain College left Nelson Stadium with a victory over Carroll College on Saturday. That didn't sit well with Saints coach Mike Van Diest, whose defense allowed 206 passing yards, 297...
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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...

Carroll College’s Reid, Esposito, Hyatt earn all-American honors at NAIA championships

ELSAH, Ill. - Leah Esposito capped her Carroll College cross country career with another all-American finish, the fourth consecutive for the Helena native. Esposito finished 11th at the NAIA national championships on Saturday, while teammate Janie Reid finished a...

19th-ranked Carroll College volleyball preps for Skylights, Lady Argos

Carroll College release KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The Carroll College Volleyball team fell three spots to No. 19 in the NAIA Volleyball Top-25 Coaches' Poll released Tuesday by the Association. Carroll went 1-2 over the last two weeks since the poll...

University of Providence forward Parker Esary tabbed Frontier Conference player of week

WHITEFISH – University of Providence freshman forward Parker Esary has been named the Frontier Conference women’s basketball player of the week. The league announced the news on Monday. Esary tallied 22 points and five rebounds in the Lady Argos' season-opening...

Tech, Carroll and UGF recognized in Frontier Conference’s weekly awards

WHITEFISH – The Frontier Conference announced its weekly award winners Monday, with five in-state athletes getting honors. Three Montana Tech athletes – volleyball players Sabrina Hopcroft and Makenzie Bauck and football player Derrick Holt – were awarded for their performances...
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Montana Western Bulldogs overcome turnovers for wild season-opening win

DILLON -- When College of Idaho quarterback Darius Peterson kneeled on his team's own one-yard line with just seconds to play in the fourth, it left everybody inside of Vigilante Stadium confused on Saturday, but it was a fitting...

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Arlee drops Harlowton in low-scoring affair at State C girls

BELGRADE - The Arlee Scarlets topped Harlowton 34-23 in the Class C girls state basketball tournament's opening round on Thursday. Arlee was led by Carly...