HELENA -- Carroll College will open its spring football season with consecutive home games, according to the schedule the Fighting Saints released on their website.
The Frontier Conference announced Wednesday that its Council of Presidents had approved the seven-game 2021 spring schedule, which will begin on Feb. 27. The Saints will open their season against Montana Western, before hosting College of Idaho the on March 6.
Carroll hits the road for its next two games, traveling to Montana Tech on March 13 and Montana State-Northern on March 20. The Saints are back home against Rocky Mountain College on March 27 and Eastern Oregon on April 3 before closing out their season at Southern Oregon on April 10.
All games are scheduled for 1 p.m. kickoffs, but "the dates of the games may be subject to change as recommended by the institutions and local health officials," according to a Frontier Conference media release.
The Saints are coming off a 6-4 season in coach Troy Purcell's first year leading the program. They won four of their final five games last year, ending their season with a 28-26 loss at Eastern Oregon.
The NAIA national playoffs are scheduled to being April 17 with the national championship game on May 10, 2021 at Eddie Robinson Stadium in Grambling, La.
Carroll College 2021 spring football schedule
Feb. 27 -- vs. Montana Western
March 6 -- vs. College of Idaho
March 13 -- at Montana Tech
March 20 -- at Montana State-Northern
March 27 -- vs. Rocky Mountain College
April 3 -- vs. Eastern Oregon
April 10 -- at Southern Oregon