DILLON -- Montana Western has released its 2021 spring football schedule, which will include four home games in its seven-game slate.
The Bulldogs will open the season at Carroll College on Feb. 27 and play their regular-season finale at Montana Tech on April 10, but they play four of five games at home in the middle of their schedule. Western's home opener is scheduled for March 6 against Rocky Mountain College, and the Bulldogs will host Eastern Oregon on March 13.
On March 20, Western travels to Southern Oregon before returning home for games against College of Idaho on March 27 and Montana State-Northern on April 3.
Western started the 2019 campaign with four consecutive wins, climbing to 15th in the NAIA national rankings. The Bulldogs lost their next two games on their way to a 7-3 finish.
The Frontier Conference announced Wednesday that its Council of Presidents had approved the seven-game 2021 spring schedule, but "the dates of the games may be subject to change as recommended by the institutions and local health officials," according to a media release.
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.
Montana Western 2021 spring football schedule
Feb. 27 -- at Carroll College
March 6 -- vs. Rocky Mountain College
March 13 -- vs. Eastern Oregon
March 20 -- at Southern Oregon
March 27 -- vs. College of Idaho
April 3 -- vs. Montana State-Northern
April 10 -- at Montana Tech