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Griz, Bobcats face off Saturday with playoff hopes on the line

The 118th rendition of one of college football’s fiercest rivalries could be a defacto playoff game depending on how the rest of the FCS performs in the final week of the regular season. After each experiencing rough October slates, Montana and Montana State have each won twice in November to enter Saturday’s rivalry ... More

Osprey announce 2019 schedule

The Missoula Osprey will open their 21st season with a six-game series at Great Falls beginning Friday, June 14. The Osprey will then welcome the Voyagers to Missoula for the home opener on Friday, June 21, according to the official schedule released Tuesday. The 76-game season will wrap up Sept. 7 following with a a five-game ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 14)

This week on Big Sky Breakdown, Colter and Brooks Nuanez of Skyline Sports break down the 118th match-up between the Montana Grizzlies and the Montana State Bobcats as the two teams get set to face off Saturday in Missoula. More

BIG SKY ROUNDUP: League leaders all win, ISU stays alive as playoff race heats up

UC Davis kept its spot in front of the pack, but Eastern Washington and Weber State stayed nipping at the Aggies' heels as several Big Sky Conference teams continue their playoff push in the final stretch of the season. No. 6 Davis is now 6-0 in league play and 8-1 overall after knocking off Northern Arizona, 42-20; No. 5 EWU ... More

FIRST LOOK: Griz look to stop slide in Cedar City

Until last week it had been 26 years since Montana football lost three in a row. It was 1992 and Montana lost not just three, but four straight - their second-worst season performance on file since that dreadful 3-8 record in 1985. We're not saying it's that bad. But it very well could be that bad come Saturday, when the ... More

Win tix to Cat-Griz ’18

Sometimes it doesn't matter who wins - it's just important to be a part of the game. That's why we know there's a few good ESPN Missoula listeners out there who are bummed they missed out on tickets to Cat-Griz 2018. Yep, this year the Brawl of the Wild is back in Missoula, and if you haven't already heard the game is offici... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 13)

Each week on Big Sky Breakdown, Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez of 102.9 ESPN Missoula are joined by Andrew Houghton of Skyline Sports to break down news, analysis and happenings the the Montana Grizzlies football team. This week, the boys check in with Southern Utah third-year head coach Demario Warren as the Thunderbirds ... More

BIG SKY ROUNDUP: EWU, Weber State keep pace, Idaho State still alive

UC Davis stayed one step ahead of the pack, but Eastern Washington and Weber State each remain right on their heels as each of the top-ranked Big Sky Conference programs all scored wins on Saturday. The Aggies scored 46 points in the closing 19 minutes of Saturday's game at Montana to secure a 49-21 win and secure its spot ... More

FIRST LOOK: Griz face stiff competition in must-win scenario

Fans looking for Montana to break out of its football slump might not want to hold their breath for this weekend. After dropping two straight going into last weekend's bye, the Griz resurface Saturday to take on the top-ranked team in the Big Sky. At 6-1 overall, No. 6 UC Davis has already won more games this year than they ... More

Sentinel RB Dewaters commits to Griz

He was born in South Africa, but his affinity for Montana Grizzlies football was established soon after being adopted by a Missoula family as a toddler. Now Elias Dewaters will suit up in maroon and silver as the 11th commitment for the Class of 2019. "I just found this picture of me the other day when I was four or five in ... More