Welcome the Missoula PaddleHeads

The Missoula Osprey have been teasing a name change for a while, and it's here! The Arizona Diamondbacks Rookie League affiliate is officially the Missoula PaddleHeads. https://twitter.com/MiLB/status/1191411865932484608?s=20 “When we started this process, the goal was to develop a new brand that Missoula would be proud of,” ... More

Bobcat outburst leads Montana State to 42-7 win over Southern Utah

BOZEMAN, Montana — Jeff Choate said on Monday in a press conference that seemed part confessional, part therapy and totally honest that his team needed to “play to win.”

Montana State’s head football coach mentioned his Bobcats’ struggling offense needing to avoid “getting put in a box.”

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Griz dominate final three quarters in 59-20 win over Idaho State

MISSOULA, Montana — For about 45 minutes on Saturday afternoon, it looked like the former pupils might thrash their former mentor. 

As Montana quarterback Dalton Sneed stood on the sideline throwing the ball gingerly and appearing to favor his throwing (right) arm, things looked bleak for a Griz team celebrating its 100th homecoming game against Idaho State. 

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Griz finish strong in 47-27 win over Monmouth

MISSOULA, Montana — The Grizzlies could never quite seize the momentum in the first half against Monmouth despite a few slick trick plays that led to touchdowns and an electric kick return for a score by Malik Flowers.

Coming out of the halftime locker room, No. 19 Montana continued its trend of dominating the early portion of the third quarter, scoring on its first possession, getting a stop, and scoring again.

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MR. ELECTRICITY: Louie-McGee weaves his way into Montana record books

MISSOULA, Montana — It’s 7 a.m. on the first day of Jerry Louie-McGee’s career as a Montana Grizzly. And he’s late.

Because of a glitch in his eligibility, the wide receiver from Coeur d’Alene by way of tiny Worley, Idaho did not get to participate in fall camp in 2015 in Missoula. He could not join the Griz until school began several weeks after Montana opened its first fall camp under head coach Bob Stitt.

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FCS Speculators: A Betting Podcast Week 6

Colter had a big week in Week 5, and Ryan stayed someone to fade. Check out Week 6 with guests to breakdown the biggest matchups in the Ivy League and Missouri Valley Football Conference!   https://open.spotify.com/episode/0Mn0Dz3gyZStlHjhwzfmG9 More

Pivotal wins change STATS FCS Top 25

CHICAGO – Sept. 16, 2019 – To the winners go the … national ranking. Two days after there were a number of high-profile matchups, some of the winning teams were rewarded Monday in the STATS FCS Top 25, the national media poll. Towson (3-0), which beat defending CAA champion Maine on the road, jumped three spots to No. 5 – its highest ranking since finishing second as the 2013 national runner-up. Jacksonville State (2-1) beat last year’s national runner-up, Eastern Washington, and soared seven spots to No. 10. ... More

Herbert, Ducks endure Griz in 35-3 victory

EUGENE, Oregon — Oregon entered their matchup with Montana fresh off scoring 77 points the previous week in a win over Nevada. The Ducks, the No. 15 team in the FBS, sports an offensive line with at least three future NFL players and perhaps as many as five. Oregon is led by senior quarterback Justin Herbert, a player in the running to be the No. 1 pick in next spring’s NFL Draft. And the Ducks play at Autzen Stadium, one of the hallowed venues in college football and arguably the most intimidating venue in the Pac 12. ... More

Griz add defensive depth with transfers Vaohea and Tolliver

By ERIC TABER Montana sports information Montana Football head coach Bobby Hauck has again bolstered the Grizzlies’ defense this summer with the additions of transfers Soane Vaohea, a linebacker from Merced Junior College, and cornerback Mykal Tolliver from the University of Hawaii. This pair of athletes have accepted scholarships to the University of Montana. Vaohea is currently enrolled and has joined the team for summer workouts. Tolliver will join the team ahead of fall camp in early August. Both will have two years of eligibility remaining at Montana. ... More

Olson only FCS player named to Butkus Award Watch List

 CHICAGO- The preseason accolades continue to roll in for Montana senior linebacker Dante Olson, today named to the 35th annual Butkus Award collegiate watch list honoring the nation's top Division-I linebacker. He is the only player from the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) to make the list.

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