UMW men and women basketball split with Eastern Oregon

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); Caldwell, ID - The University of Montana Western is oh the hardwood this weekend. The men's and women's bulldog teams are at the College of Idaho for the Thanksgiving Tournament taking on Eastern...

Recruiting game a ‘sales pitch’ for Carroll College football coaches

HELENA – Carroll College has rarely had an issue bringing top recruits from Montana and the northwest to join the Fighting Saints, but consecutive 4-6 seasons, along with missing the playoffs, could provide a challenge. Carroll coach Mike Van Diest...

Hashley, Dean shine but No. 25 Carroll College falls at Rotary Classic

JACKSON, Tenn. – Cassidy Hashley was one rebound shy of a double-double with 19 points and nine rebounds while Hannah Dean had 13 and six, but No. 25 Carroll College fell to No. 23 Cumberland (Tenn.) 53-49 on Friday. Hashley...

Nneka Nnadi guides No. 18 UGF past Talladega in Rotary Classic

JACKSON, Tenn. – Nneka Nnadi scored 19 points, grabbed five rebounds, dished four assists and recorded four steals as No. 18 University of Great Falls stormed past No. 21 Talladega (Ala.) 81-68 in the Lady Argos’ first game of...

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...

Carroll College women headed to Top 20 tournament over holiday weekend

HELENA – The Carroll College women’s basketball program will be busy this Thanksgiving weekend. The Fighting Saints are in Jackson, Tenn. for the inaugural NAIA Top 20 tournament. It’s the latest stop in a long line of preseason games for...

Montana Tech defense braces for nation’s top offense

BUTTE -- Montana Tech is the last football team standing in the state of Montana, and much of that credit goes to a stingy Digger defense. Tech stymied a driving Dickinson State team in the final minute of last Saturday's...

Rocky’s Burgess honored at Cats vs. Griz game

Rocky Athletics BILLINGS – Rocky Mountain College senior football player Burke Burgess was one of 12 college student athletes honored by Montana Campus Compact board members and Gov. Steve Bullock at Saturday's football game between the Cats and Griz. Burgess was...

Montana Tech sweeps Frontier Conference football awards

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); WHITEFISH – Chuck Morrell and the Montana Tech Orediggers are the only Treasure State football team still playing in late November, so it’s only fitting the Diggers sweep the Frontier Conference football awards. Wednesday...

Montana Tech men top Salish Kootenai

BUTTE -- The Montana Tech men's basketball team defeated Salish Kootenai College for the second time in four nights on Tuesday, 105-72. The win improves the Diggers' record to 6-3 on the season. Tech's next contest on Dec. 1 will...

Carroll College volleyball focused on pool play at NAIA national tournament

HELENA – Maureen “Moe” Boyle has earned numerous accolades during her 12 years as head volleyball coach at Carroll College. But Boyle had never earned a bye to the NAIA championships until 2016. “We’re excited about what the girls have...

Zach Taylor, Cassidy Hashley win Frontier Conference player of the week honors

WHITEFISH – Carroll College swept the Frontier Conference men’s and women’s basketball player of the week awards, the conference announced Monday. Zach Taylor, the Saints’ 6-foot senior guard, helped ninth-ranked Carroll to wins over Dickinson State and Jamestown University. Carroll...

Fairfield’s Allix Goldhahn signs with MSU-Northern Skylights

(MSU-Northern media release) HAVRE -- Montana State University-Northern women's basketball coach Chris Mouat has announced the signing of Fairfield standout Allix Goldhahn to join the Skylight program next fall. Goldhahn, a 5'8" guard, was an All-State selection as a...

Former UGF Argo Leon Sutton taken first overall in NBL Canada draft

(UGF media release) MONO, Ontario – One year after signing with Idaho Stampede of the NBA D-League, former Argo basketball player Leon Sutton was selected No. 1 overall in the 2016 NBL Canada Draft by the Moncton Miracles. Sutton was...

Montana Tech set to play Reinhardt in NAIA quarterfinals

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BUTTE - Montana Tech defeated Dickinson State in the first round of the NAIA playoffs Saturday 28-21 and now will head to the quarterfinals. The Orediggers take on third-ranked Reinhardt University in Georgia...

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,...

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...

Montana Tech wins first NAIA volleyball playoff match in 28 years

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); BUTTE - Montana Tech's volleyball team swept through the first round of the NAIA playoffs, blowing out the University of Indiana South Bend three sets to none. Gene McMillan had 14 kills while Bailie...

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...

Carroll College women’s soccer falls in overtime in NAIA playoffs

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Carroll College had the No. 10 team in the country exactly where the Saints wanted them. David Thorvilson and Carroll College pushed No. 10 Westmont into overtime in the first round of the NAIA women's soccer...

HIGHLIGHTS: Montana Tech sets school record in playoff victory over Dickinson State

BUTTE--The Montana Tech Orediggers did enough early to hold off a fiesty Dickinson State team in the opening round of the NAIA playoffs in Butte on Saturday afternoon. Tech jumped out to a quick 21-0 lead, but needed a defensive...

Montana Tech volleyball playing in first national tournament since 1988

BUTTE--The 2016 Montana Tech Orediggers are makings school history. Tech will take the court on Saturday night at the Hper complex to face Indiana University--South Bend and, when they do, they will be the first Digger volleyball players to appear...

Carroll College women remain perfect with win over Arizona Christian

LAS VEGAS - Bailey Pasta and Brittney Johnson each poured in 16 points as Carroll College held off Arizona Christian 70-63 in the Saints' first game at the Las Vegas Shootout. The Saints took a commanding 38-18 lead at halftime,...

UGF men come up short against Jamestown

(Editor's Note: UGF media release) HELENA -– The baskets in Helena seemed more than regulation size. Both the University of Great Falls and the University of Jamestown (N.D.) shot well over 50 percent from the field, but the Jimmies offense...

Montana Tech prepares for playoff rematch against Dickinson State

BUTTE--It's Diggers vs. Dickinson, round two. On Saturday, Montana Tech begins its NAIA playoff run against Dickinson State for the second straight season. This will also be the second straight year that Tech has hosted the Blue Hawks in...

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Missoula Sentinel takes top spot in final Class AA volleyball poll

After finishing the regular season with a perfect 22-0 record, including a 12-0 Western AA conference mark, the Missoula Sentinel volleyball team was voted...