Derek Buerkle

Derek Buerkle started working at KPAX in the summer of 2007, and was promoted to sports director in the summer of 2010. He grew up in Big Timber, and graduated from Sweet Grass County High School in 2002. He then...

Brett Kennedy

Brett Kennedy joined the MTN Sports team in February of 2017 when he moved to Montana for the first time. He’s loving all the scenic beauty of this gorgeous state! Brett spent the previous three years down south, as one...

Richie Melby

After spending two years in Tucson, Ariz., Richie Melby returned to Montana as the sports director at KTVH in 2016. After 18 months on the anchor desk, Richie has transitioned into a digital-first role with www.montanasports.com. Richie graduated from Montana...

Nick Petraccione

Nick Petraccione joined KBZK and KXLF as a sports anchor and reporter in June 2017. He was born and raised in New York and graduated from Syracuse University. Before coming to Montana, he had never been west of Buffalo, N.Y.,...

Scott Breen

Scott started his KTVQ career in March of 2005 anchoring Q2's 5:30 and 10:00 p.m. sportscasts Monday through Friday. He grew up in Billings playing driveway hoops and pitching on the Little League diamond. After graduating from West High and...

Slim Kimmel

Slim Kimmel rejoined the MTN sports team in January 2016. The Winnett native started his career in Montana media at KTVQ while attending college at Montana State Billings, where he earned a bachelor of arts degree in mass communication....

Brooke Leonard

Brooke Leonard is the newest member of the Montana Sports team, joining KBZK in Bozeman as a reporter in 2018. She is a recent graduate of Virginia Tech and is very excited to live in Big Sky Country. She has...

Alec Bofinger

Alec Bofinger joined the MTN sports team in May 2017. The Broadview native attended the University of Great Falls for a year, competing in track and field before transferring to Montana State University to pursue a bachelor’s degree in history. An...

Dan Dragan

Dan Dragan came to Q2 from Milwaukee, Wisc., in the summer of 2014. He started as a news assistant and has since developed into a sports reporter role. You can see him every so often on the 5:30 p.m. and...

Tom Wylie

Tom Wylie joined the MTN Sports team in June of 2014 and - holy moly! - he couldn't be happier to be back in the Treasure State. Tom spent the previous two years in the deep south as the assistant sports director...

Andy Curtis

Andy Curtis is the sports director at KTVH in Helena. Prior to that he worked as sports anchor and reporter at KBZK/KXLF. He was imported from the great state of Michigan, where he attended Central Michigan University and the Michigan...

Casey Conlon

Casey Conlon came to Q2 as the Weekend Sports Anchor and Weekday Sports Reporter in August of 2007, two months after graduating from the University of Southern California. Fresh off of covering three football national championships and two NCAA Basketball...

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MSU Billings golfer Bailee Dexter named GNAC Player of the Week

(MSU Billings release) PORTLAND, Ore. - After tying for fifth place in the first event of her spring season, Montana State University Billings women’s golf...