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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

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 9)

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 break down the first half of the season and reflect on the future of football at ... More

Big Sky Power Rankings: Part 1

With September in the bank, the race for the Big Sky Conference football title has a bit more clarity. But with five teams undefeated in league play - each also sharing a single non-conference loss - a variety of scenarios are still possible as seven weeks of action remaining on the schedule. A Montana schedule that does ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana (episode 8)

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, head coach Bobby Hauck, redshirt freshman safety Robby Hauck and sophomore wide receiver Sammy ... 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

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

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana Grizzlies (Episode 7)

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, hear from Cal Poly head coach Tim Walsh and the Mustangs' All-American fullback, Joe Prothero, ... More

Montana continues conference slate Saturday at Cal Poly

If history is any indicator, Montana should have no problem handling Cal Poly on Saturday. After all, the Griz came out on top in five of five games during Bobby Hauck's first stint as head coach. So with Hauck back at the helm, the odds are certainly in Montana's favor, right? Well, it's not as simple as that. Back ... More