Griz look to carry momentum from new road streak

A fixation on streaks turned from dialogue into action last Saturday as the Montana football team rallied from a halftime deficit for a road win over Idaho State - a first in three seasons under head coach Bob Stitt. The 39-31 win marked an end to another streak at Montana: Zero road conference success on the road in four games, dating ... More

Jensen walks the path less traveled at UM

Cole Bergquist is quite literally the only man to walk in Gresch Jensen’s shoes in the modern generation. When Dave Dickenson won the starting quarterback job as a sophomore at the University of Montana in 1993, it began a trend of multi-year starters under center. Neither he - nor Brian Ah Yat or Drew Miller or John Edwards or Craig ... More

Get set for winter: Win a free kegerator and keg!

Warm jackets were made for pansies. Gloves and hats are the thing of wusses. Everyone knows the best way to ride out the cold Montana winter is with cold Montana beer. This year, 102.9 ESPN is setting you and your whole crew up right with a free kegerator and keg of your choice from our friends at Fred's Appliance and Worden's Market and ... More

Loyola’s Koppang fulfills dream, commits to Griz

His work as a counselor for children battling cancer has given him perspective; his work as a three-sport athlete at Loyola has taught him competitiveness. Wednesday morning, David Koppang's notion that anything is possible through hard work and humility came to fruition when the University of Montana's in-state recruiter, Andrew Selle, ... More

Once again, Griz turn to backup QB

As Montana gets set to open Big Sky play against defending conference co-champs Eastern Washington on Saturday, head coach Bob Stitt finds himself in a familiar situation. Starting quarterback Reese Phillips is officially done for the year after sustaining injury to his left foot versus Savannah State last weekend, and so Stitt once again ... More

Gruesome Phillips injury overshadows runaway Griz win

MISSOULA — A perfect start instantly shifted into a gruesome nightmare for Reese Phillips on Saturday. Montana’s senior quarterback completed his first 13 passes as the Griz scored with ease on their first two offensive possessions against overmatched Savannah State. But early in the second quarter, Phillips stepped into the pocket ... More

Welcome Griz!

They say college is about securing your professional success, and there's a lot of truth to that. But we all know there's another reason why you're hear: It's time to enjoy the college lifestyle. And what exactly is that? Sure, there's partying involved. And yeah, many of us meet "mates" throughout the course of a semester. But more ... More

Montana football on 102.9 ESPN

This fall, your friends at 102.9 ESPN Missoula are excited to bring back the hottest college football tailgate party in the state! Stop by the the Missoula Chamber of Commerce parking lot before each home Griz game and enjoy drinks, food, contests with prizes, a bouncehouse for kids PLUS Ryan Tootell and Rajiem will be breaking down the ... More

Demo derby to benefit firefighters

For most of our lives, August in Missoula meant one thing and one thing only: Fair season! Today, however, we experience another less fortunate association when someone mentions the month of August: Fire season. And while the fair gets better and better every year (free admission, anyone?) it seems like the fires get worse: Earlier ... More

Sign up for Fantasy Football!

Last year you let us down. We're talking about you, Mr. Cool Fantasy Football Dude. Specifically the way you let Ryan Tootell walk away with $500 of YOUR real-life cash with hardly a scrape. Yep, Tootell totally smashed you and the rest of the competition in our inaugural fantasy season. Disgrace! But hey, we're ones to let bygones be ... More