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Buss, Olson make mid-season All-Big Sky cut

Montana claims two spots on the shortlist of the Big Sky's top linebackers, but beyond that the Grizzlies are missing in action as the league slate enters the back half. Josh Buss, the preseason Big Sky Defensive MVP, leads the linebackers pack, according to Skyline Sports' mid-season All-Big Sky watch list. Buss, who is ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 12)

Each week on Big Sky Breakdown, Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez of 102.9 ESPN Missoula are joined by Andrew Houghton of Skyline Sports to break down news, analysis and happenings the the Montana Grizzlies football team. This week, the boys take advantage of the bye week for a breakdown of the Griz season thus far PLUS we'll ... More

Griz basketball overwhelming favorites in preseason polls

Montana has been picked as overwhelming favorite to repeat as Big Sky Conference champs in both the preseason coaches' and media polls. The Grizzlies, who posted a 26-8 record and swept the Big Sky regular season and tournament titles last season, will return four senior starters and three All-Big Sky honorees to this year's ... More

Montana’s Rorie named Big Sky preseason MVP

Montana senior guard Ahmaad Rorie has been named men's conference preseason MVP, Big Sky Conference officials announced on Wednesday. An All-Big Sky First Team honoree as a junior last year, the Tacoma, Wash., native led Montana to both regular season and tournament titles, finishing with a 26-8 overall record and 16-2 ... More

Quarterback struggles, historic defeats for Griz in Grand Forks

Montana committed four first-half turnovers, North Dakota quarterback Nate Ketteringham accounted for five first-half TDs, and the Fighting Hawks turned a blip into a crisis by routing the Grizzlies, 41-14, in Grand Forks Saturday. The game marked Montana head coach Bobby Hauck's first back-to-back regular season as a Griz. ... More

Osprey under new ownership

The Missoula Osprey will have new ownership under a deal announced by the franchise at a press conference Friday. Mountain Baseball LLC, ownership group since 1993, which sell the Osprey franchise to Big Sky Professional Baseball LLC, with a deal expected to be closed within the next 30 days. Mike and Judy Ellis, majority ... 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

Robby Hauck makes Jerry Rice Award watch list

Montana redshirt freshman safety Robby Hauck is one of 15 named to the first round of the STATS FCS Jerry Rice Award watch list released on Thursday. Hauck has tallied 58 total tackles in six games so far this season, including one tackle for loss and one pass breakup. The son of Montana's head coach, Hauck transfered to ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 11)

Each week on Big Sky Breakdown, Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez of 102.9 ESPN Missoula are joined by Andrew Houghton of Skyline Sports to break down news, analysis and happenings the the Montana Grizzlies football team. This week, the boys are joined by Kelly Howe of UND Football 360 to break down Saturday's Montana-North ... 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