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Big Sky Breakdown: Montana Grizzlies (Episode 1)

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 Montana running backs coach Justin Green, safeties coach Shann Schillin... More

“It’s given everything to me”: Oropesa’s long baseball journey continues with Osprey

By ANDREW HOUGHTON For ESPN MISSOULA The Philadelphia Phillies opened the 2001 season on April 2 in Miami against the Marlins. For most of the roster, it was a welcome chance to start the season away from the icy spring in Southeastern Pennsylvania, where temperatures were hovering in the 40s. For 29-year-old rookie reliever Eddie Oropesa, it was the biggest stroke of luck on his winding, nearly decade-long journey to the majors. ... More

Going pro requires adjustment for college pitchers

For college baseball players coming into the minor leagues, the biggest change isn't the paycheck - it's the schedule. Whereas college teams usually play weekend series - Friday, Saturday, Sunday - to mesh with an academic schedule, an off day is a rare luxury in a professional schedule. The transition is even more diffic... More

Montana’s Buss named preseason POY

Montana outside linebacker Josh Buss has been named the Big Sky Conference's preseason "Defensive Player of the Year". The fifth-year senior from Boise, Idaho, led the Grizzlies with 5.5 sacks and 94 tackles - including 13.5 tackles for loss - last season. He was named second-team All Big Sky and third-team All-American for ... More

Dad Golf Getaway!

If there's any day worth celebrating, it's Father's Day. Hear us out: Not only do father's spend enormous amounts of their time and money creating and rearing little ones,  but they also make great personal sacrifice. There's the sacrifice of sleep, of one-on-one time with mom, and, down the road, leftovers. But perhaps ... More

Bingham leads tight end reintroduction for Griz

Though he never left Missoula, Colin Bingham is thankful to finally be back home. After three years playing inside receiver for the Montana Grizzly football team, the fourth-year junior has shifted back to tight end - a position that earned him a first-team All-State nod as a senior at Big Sky High School in 2014. Bingham - ... More

Hauck coaching staff coming together

An assistant football coach with more than three decades calling plays for college defenses may be headed to Montana. Skyline Sports is reporting Kent Baer, who most recently served as defensive coordinator at UNLV, is leading candidates for the same position for the Griz. Before working at UNLV, the 66-year-old called ... More

Montana Grizzlies football 2017: Bob Stitt on homecoming weekend

Montana third-year head coach Bob Stitt talks about his team's 39-31 comeback win at Idaho State and looks ahead to his team's homecoming matchup against North Dakota on Saturday. More

Montana Grizzlies football 2017: post Savannah State win press conference

In this video, see the post-game press conference following Montana's 56-3 win over Savannah State. This video features Savannah State head coach Erik Raeburn, SSU quarterback T.J. Bell and Tigers' running back Uriah Oliver along with Montana third-year head coach Bob Stitt, UM senior cornerback Ryan McKinley, junior linebacker ... More

Introducing T&N

Most individuals and organizations are resistant to change. Here at 102.9 ESPN, however, we totally embrace it. And not because we're morally superior - not by any means. Instead, we're accept change as inevitable because, for better or worse, we still need a lot of it. We're still growing, we're still working out the ... More