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 clamp down in the second half, blow past Portland State

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Montana’s redemption tour continued Saturday in front of a partisan road crowd as the Griz blitzed Portland State, literally and figuratively on the way to another convincing win.

All season Montana has been a second-half team. That was the case again on Saturday as the Grizzlies rallied for a 38-23 victory at Portland State. The win avenges last season’s 22-20 PSU win in Missoula, a victory that came thanks to Cody Williams’ 52-yard field goal at the buzzer.

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Griz football press conferences: Montana takes down EWU

Montana bounced back from a loss at Sacramento State to rush for 254 yards in a 34-17 win over Eastern Washington in Missoula on Saturday October 26.

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Eastern Washington, Montana tabbed Big Sky men’s hoops preseason favorites

FARMINGTON, Utah (October 17, 2019) – For the first time in 15 years, Eastern Washington has been tabbed the Big Sky men’s basketball preseason coaches’ favorite, while Montana was picked by the media to win the title.

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Sac State rips Griz, dominating third straight Big Sky win

Troy Taylor’s statement of arrival to the rest of the Big Sky Conference got a resounding stamp of affirmation on Saturday in Sacramento.

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Sac State QB Thomson has injury-riddled career revived

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.”

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Griz enter bye week with distinctly different confidence

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.

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Montana’s Sneed wins Big Sky award for third straight week

By Montana Sports Information 

Dalton Sneed a man on a mission.
 
After a career-high day where he led Montana to a comeback 59-20 demolition over an upset-minded Idaho State in UM's 100th Homecoming game, Sneed has been named the ROOT Sports Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week for the third straight week.

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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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Bobcat run game eases Rovig transition as Cats race to 56-21 win

Editor’s note: Brooks Nuanez provided the interviews, photos and color commentary for this story.

BOZEMAN, Montana — Jeff Choate gave a three-minute statement about the potential perils of the Big Sky Conference when he was asked Monday about preserving the health of his do-everything junior captain, two-way superstar Troy Andersen.

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