58 results for tag: Big Sky Conference

Top five position battles to watch at Griz fall camp

MISSOULA, Montana — The Montana Grizzlies return 18 players with starting experience, including at every single offensive position, although all 11 might not start in 2019. But plenty of positions remain up for grabs as the Griz enter the dog days of fall camp this month. ... More

Four story lines to watch at Griz fall camp

MISSOULA, Montana — The month of July usually means plenty of time at Flathead Lake for Bobby Hauck. Montana’s head football can always tell when he’s chomping at the bit for fall camp to commence by the prevalence of conflict between him and his brother, former Griz All-American safety Tim Hauck. Once they start in on each other about who’s catching more fish or who puts the right amount of ice in the drink, Bobby knows his favorite time of year is right around the corner. ... More

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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Big Sky Breakdown – Griz by the numbers Part II – No. 33 – No. 70

In the second installment of this three-part series, Andrew Houghton joins Colter Nuanez to break down the University of Montana football roster numbers 30 through No. 70. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/status/1131703707404345344 More

Big Sky Breakdown – Grizzlies by the Numbers: No. 2-32

In this special edition three-part series, Andrew Houghton joins Colter Nuanez to break down the University of Montana football roster No. 1 through No. 99. In this episode, get caught up with Griz players No. 2 through No. 32. More

Missoula duo Mustard, Reneau to sprint one more time in Garden City

University of Montana sprinters Alex Mustard and Sterling Reneau grew up in Missoula, running youth track meets at Dornblaser Field. May 8 through May 11, UM hosts the Big Sky Conference Outdoor Track & Field championships for the first time in a decade. Mustard, a Missoula Big Sky grad, and Reneau, a Sentinel product, will ... More

McLeod ready to write final chapter at Big Sky Outdoor championships

Ten seconds can be an eternity in track and field, and 10 seconds away from a conference championship, nobody gave Erika McLeod a chance. The sophomore from the University of Montana had started the 2016 Big Sky Indoor Championships poorly. She posted a ninth-place finish in the 60-meter hurdles in the first event of the ... More

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 ... More

BIG SKY MEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP: Griz punch ticket to second consecutive Big Sky championship

No. 1 Montana rallied for a 68-62 victory over No. 3 Eastern Washington to advance to the second straight NCAA Tournament and the 12th time in school history. Montana junior Donaven Dorsey (left), senior tournament MVP Ahmaad Rorie and head coach Travis DeCuire along with EWU senior Jesse Hunt (left), junior Mason Peatling ... More