97 results for tag: ESPN Missoula

Montana men’s basketball: Travis DeCuire, third week of January

Montana head men's basketball coach Travis DeCuire addresses the media to recap his team's 88-64 win at Northern Colorado and preview UM's game at Idaho on Saturday. More

T&N heading to television!

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 ... More

Griz ink 21 in early signing opener

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 ... More

Montana’s young big men endure growing pains

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 ... More

Griz LB Olson one of three finalists for defensive award

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 ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 16)

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. More

Griz Basketball: Montana head coach Travis DeCuire

Montana fifth-year head coach Travis DeCuire sits down with Colter Nuanez of Skyline Sports and Ryan Tootell of ESPN Missoula to discuss UM's season opener Friday night against Georgia State and preview the Grizzlies' upcoming defense of last season's Big Sky Conference title. More

Bobcats among four Big Sky teams in playoffs

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 ... More

Season-long issues plague Montana in loss to Bobcats

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 ... More

COMMENTARY: Fierce football rivalry belongs to all of us

-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 ... More