97 results for tag: ESPN Missoula

Backs to the wall, Griz OL has “embraced the grind”

After losing four starters from last season, Montana offensive line was already going to be one of the team's most inexperienced units this fall. Now with injuries to the lone carryover, Angel Villaneuva, and the retirement earlier this month one of the few linemen with game experience, Thayne Jackson, the uncertainty has ... More

Big Sky Breakdown: Montana Grizzlies (Episode 2)

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 former Montana running back and current NFL agent Andrew Schmidt to ... More

Join T&N LIVE at Montana football games!

102.9 ESPN Missoula is excited to once again be a part of the action for Montana's biggest fall activity - college football! Join Tootell & Nuanez LIVE before and after every home Griz game this season as they break down the Xs and Os and LIVE from the chamber of commerce parking lot right across from the UM campus by the ... More

Hauck’s return engenders confidence, apprehension

Bobby Hauck's return as head football coach at the University of Montana last December was many things, but quiet was not one of them. From the clamoring of a fan base best by recent mediocrity to the protestation of dissidents who experienced the hire as an affront to painful inroads made against violent and sexual crime, ... More

High expectations for Griz under Hauck

The news of his return sent ripples across the Big Sky Conference. 81 wins, seven straight league titles, three national championship appearances … A rising, Bobby Hauck-led Grizzly team lifts all programs - or at least that’s the feeling around the league as opening weekend looms closer. “It’s great for the ... More

Are you ready for some (fantasy) football?

It's the most wonderful time of the year! No, not Christmas you fool - that's not until sometime in like November or December. We're talking about FOOTBALL SEASON, and whether you prefer college, pro or love them both equally you know that the advent of September means it's officially time to dust off that tailgating bib. ... More

Quarterback chase still open at Montana

As the Montana football team wraps up its final preseason scrimmage of the year on Friday, still no word on who will be starting under center. The Grizzlies will kick off the 2018 season Sept. 1 at home versus Northern Iowa. If new head coach Bobby Hauck has made his decision, he hasn't gone public with it just yet - nor ... More

Still no clarity on Buss’s health

Less than two weeks until Montana kicks off its 2018 campaign, but still no clarity on the health of it's most celebrated player. Preseason defensive player of the year Josh Buss sat out all 15 spring practices for Montana after undergoing off-season shoulder injury; now sources have indicated he may have also suffered a torn ... More

First half brings success on the mound for two Osprey pitchers

It can be easy to fall in love with radar gun readings. But Missoula Osprey All-Stars Justin Garcia and Marcos Tineo proved in the first half of this season that control matters just as much as velocity. “Here, a located fastball plays,” said Missoula pitching coach Shane Loux. “Guys can hit any speed, so guys that ... More

“Tee It Up” No. 7 — University of Montana President Seth Bodnar

In the seventh installment of the nine-part “Tee It Up” television series, Shaun Rainey and Ben Wineman of ABC/Fox Montana & SWX along with Ryan Tootell & Colter Nuanez of ESPN Missoula are joined by new University of Montana President Seth Bodnar at the Ranch Club in Missoula. More