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BIG SKY ROUNDUP: League leaders all win, ISU stays alive as playoff race heats up

UC Davis kept its spot in front of the pack, but Eastern Washington and Weber State stayed nipping at the Aggies' heels as several Big Sky Conference teams continue their playoff push in the final stretch of the season. No. 6 Davis is now 6-0 in league play and 8-1 overall after knocking off Northern Arizona, 42-20; No. 5 EWU ... More

BIG SKY ROUNDUP: EWU, Weber State keep pace, Idaho State still alive

UC Davis stayed one step ahead of the pack, but Eastern Washington and Weber State each remain right on their heels as each of the top-ranked Big Sky Conference programs all scored wins on Saturday. The Aggies scored 46 points in the closing 19 minutes of Saturday's game at Montana to secure a 49-21 win and secure its spot ... More

FIRST LOOK: Griz head to Grand Forks looking for bounce-back win

The Montana Grizzlies face a tough rebound game this week. After uncharacteristically sloppy play cost them their perfect league record last Saturday versus Portland State, the Griz now head to North Dakota to take on the 3-2 Fighting Hawks. No. 22 Montana could pick up another loss and still have a shot at the playoffs; ... More

Big Sky Power Rankings: Part 2

The first week of October saw a few Big Sky contenders taking hits, while a few unlikely teams have thrust themselves squarely into the league race. Even without it All-American starting quarterback, Eastern Washington continued to strengthen its hold ont eh league with a 55-17 win over Southern Utah - who, by the way, remains ... More

Wild weekend shakes up Big Sky standings

Two ranked teams lost for the first time, but the league's only Top 5 team managed to stay in the driver's seat despite losing its All-American quarterback. The first weekend of October was a wild one, to say the least, in the Big Sky Conference. Both No. 7 Weber State and No. 14 Montana were upset, racking up their first ... More

HOMECOMING: Robby Hauck returns to his roots with the Griz

As an elementary school-age boy, Robby Hauck would stand on the stairs at the end of his family’s row in Section 124 of Washington-Grizzly Stadium to ensure his view of his team would be perfect. Anyone who listened would hear the boy talking to no one in particular - sharing analysis, commentary and sometimes even his ... More

FIRST LOOK: Griz try to stay hot against struggling Vikings

If Montana head coach Bobby Hauck needs any reminder how hard it’s been to sustain success in the Big Sky Conference since his first seven-year stint in the league, he need look no further than this weekend's opponent. Portland State broke through to the No. 5 seed in the FCS playoffs just four years ago in head ... More

Grizzlies’ Dante Olson grabs third Big Sky award

Montana linebacker Dante Olson was named the Big Sky's top defensive player for the third week this season after notching one of the greatest tackling performances in program history on Saturday. The junior recorded a career high 24 total tackles - half solo, half assisted - to help lead the Grizzlies to a 48-28 road win over ... More

Griz hit the mark with pair of San Diego kickers

For the first two years of his college career, Adam Wilson thought rugby was the sport for him. The San Diego native started playing the sport his sophomore year of high school and competed at Arizona, one of the top collegiate rugby programs in the country. But this year, Wilson has shed his Wildcat jersey and brings a ... More

Offensive variety a consistent theme in Big Sky Conference

Dan Hawkins likened it to an "indie musician banging away at the local pub." Unique, varied, creative - but it's not a person the second-year UC Davis head coach refers to, but rather than many-faceted personalities of the Big Sky Conference's offensive unit. With 13 different teams adopting 13 different approaches, perhaps ... More