MISSOULA, Montana — Following his team’s third straight score to take what seemed like a commanding 17-0 lead over the Grizzlies, Idaho State head coach Rob Phenicie did not want to give Montana any momentum.
After a winning week in Week 1, Ryan and Colter broke even last week. They're back for week 3 of Big Sky conference play! Enjoy!
The running joke around the Sacramento State football facility is that his fellow Hornets will have to start calling Sac State’s veteran quarterback “Doctor Thomson”.
“By the time I get out of here, I will have my master’s degree so I’ll be sort of close,” Kevin Thomson said with a laugh during an interview on Tootell and Nuanez on 102.9 FM ESPN Missoula the first week of October.
“It’s been a bit of a different journey than most but one that I’m incredibly thankful for.”
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
For the third time since expanding 13 teams, the Big Sky Conference will send four of its program schools to the FCS Playoffs.
In a three-way tie for the league championship, Weber State, Eastern Washington and UC Davis each posted 9-2 overall records en route to a first-round bye in the 24-team postseason bracket. Weber State takes the No. ...
One yard away from the end zone, with the entire state looking on and a chance to rewrite the entire narrative of their season, the Montana Grizzlies couldn’t escape the problems that have tortured them all fall.
Adam Eastwood, just seconds after his apparent go-ahead touchdown was called dead due to a perfectly-timed timeout by Montana ...
In the 118th edition of the 121-year-old rivalry between Montana and Montana State, the Bobcats scored 22 fourth quarter points to post a 29-25 victory in front of a Washington-Grizzly Stadium record crowd.
Montana head coach Bobby Hauck, Montana State head coach Jeff Choate, MSU senior linebacker Grant Collins, quarterback Troy Andersen ...
-Commentary by Ryan Tootell
The cyclical nature of seasons is one of the great realities of life in Montana.
Four distinct and absolute quarters have dictated our lives here for centuries. The planting, the harvest, the hunt, the recreation; the fires in the forest, the fires in the hearth. That great universal equilibrium which brings us ...