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Griz head strong into second half of Big Sky play

It's a trademark for Montana basketball this season: An unrelenting demand for excellence from fourth-year head coach Travis DeCuire. With a revenge win earlier this month over rival Montana State, followed by dominant defensive performances over Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, it's a demand that seemingly each key player ... More

New-look women’s rivals square off

The Montana State women's basketball team made history last season when it swept Montana for the first time since 1999. The two-game triumph marked just the fourth time MSU won both match-ups since the rivalry started in 1974, and the Bobcats went on to win the Big Sky tournament and punch their first ticket to the NCAA ... More

Sac State CB coach headed to Montana

New Montana football head coach Bobby Hauck moved one step closer to completing his staff with the hiring of Sacramento State cornerbacks coach C.J. Cox. Though no official announcement has been made, Cox changed his Twitter profile Wednesday to reflect his move to Montana and Skyline Sports was able to confirm the pending ... More

Hauck coaching staff coming together

An assistant football coach with more than three decades calling plays for college defenses may be headed to Montana. Skyline Sports is reporting Kent Baer, who most recently served as defensive coordinator at UNLV, is leading candidates for the same position for the Griz. Before working at UNLV, the 66-year-old called ... More

Rosenbach returns to coach Griz offense

Another former Griz coach is headed back to the Montana sidelines. Timm Rosenbach, who served as offensive coordinator at UM in 2012, has been hired to resume the job under new head coach Bobby Hauck. Rosenbach, a Missoula native, resigned as head coach at Adams State in Alamosa, Colo., on Tuesday. A former announcement is ... More

Hauck salary could surpass that of new UM prez

New Montana football head coach Bobby Hauck's contract could set him up to make more than incoming university president Seth Bodnar. The catch? The team's coaches, players and staff have to meet a much higher standard of conduct off the field than was outlined in contracts past. Hauck, who was officially hired Dec. 1, has ... More

Montana beats Pitt for first win over ACC squad in 51 years

Travis DeCuire has never shied away from playing traditional basketball powerhouses. And until Monday night, his Montana’s men’s basketball team has been close against Power 5 teams but never victorious. On Monday, behind a dynamite performance from Michael Oguine, the Griz finally broke through, knocking off the Pitt ... More

Fast start, turnover barrage pushes Griz past Northern Colorado

Before Wednesday’s practice, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore said his Griz needed to make a statement to earn respect on a national level. Consider the statement made in resounding fashion. Montana forced four first-half turnovers and ran 56 plays on Northern Colorado Saturday - and that was just before ... More

Big Sky football round-up/standings

Northern Arizona won for the sixth straight week, remaining undefeated in Big Sky Conference play with just three games remaining, and Southern Utah continued proving the Thunderbirds are contenders for a second league title in three seasons. The Big Sky race now enters November with five teams boasting at least four wins ... More

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 ... More