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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Michigan smothers Montana in NCAA Tournament first round

In the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, Michigan forced Montana to miss 21 of its first 25 shots and cruised to a 74-55 victory. In a rematch from the first round of last year's Big Dance, the Wolverines held the Griz to 33 percent shooting overall. The win moves Michigan into the second round of the tournament to ... More

Montana draws No. 15 seed, will play No. 2 Michigan

Montana is headed back to the NCAA tournament, and it will begin Thursday vs. a familiar opponent. The Grizzlies were matched up with Michigan, a rematch of last year’s first-round game Joining No. 15 Montana and No. 2 Michigan in Des Moines are No. 7 Nevada and No. 10 Florida. The two winners will advance to play again on Saturday. “I’m looking forward to it,” head coach Travis DeCuire said. “We’re excited to be in the tournament two years in a row now. We talk about setting a precedent. We made it, now it’s just ‘Go play the best basketball you can play on the biggest stage.'”... More

Griz fulfill expectations, punch second straight NCAA Tournament ticket

BOISE, Idaho — The pressure of a season filled with unparalleled expectations culminated in a perfectly fitting moment for a team that took every single team’s best shot all season long. From Bobby Moorehead’s momentum-shifting block to Ahmaad Rorie’s steely demeanor on the way to earning Big Sky Tournament MVP honors and ability ... More

T&N heading to television!

You've fallen in love with their voices, now it's time to get giddy over their faces ... 102.9 ESPN Missoula is excited to announce it has partnered with SWX Montana to bring Missoula's only LIVE daily sports talk show to a television near you! Starting Monday, Jan. 14th, Tootell & Nuanez will be broadcasting LIVE each and every ... More

Griz ink 21 in early signing opener

Montana added 21 new players to its football team on Wednesday during the opening day of the December early signing period, according to Montana Sports Information's Eric Taber. The roster additions include 20 incoming high school athletes as well as one transfer. The class marks the first to go through a full recruiting cycle since ... More

Montana’s young big men endure growing pains

Two months ago, Mack Anderson thought the Montana basketball coaching staff was leaning towards giving him a redshirt for his freshman season. Thanks to his athletic displays in practice and, perhaps more importantly, an early-season wrist injury to all-conference big man Jamar Akoh, that plan changed in a hurry. With Akoh's absent most ... More

Griz LB Olson one of three finalists for defensive award

Montana Grizzlies junior linebacker Dante Olson is among three finalists for top defensive honors in the FCS. Olson, who recorded the season's FCS single-game high with 24 tackles, will join fellow junior  linebacker Zach Hall of Southeast Missouri and senior defensive end Derick Roberson of Sam Houston State at the annual STATS FCS Awards ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 16)

In his 2018 Big Sky Breakdown finale, Colter Nuanez of 102.9 ESPN Missoula is joined by Andrew Houghton of Skyline Sports to break down the Montana Grizzlies' football season, including the biggest surprises and disappointments as well as other memorable moments from the year. More