18 results for tag: Montana Griz

Big Sky tightens student-athlete misconduct rules

The Big Sky Conference announced today that it will tighten misconduct guidelines for student-athletes at all of its member programs beginning with the 2019-20 academic year. The new "Serious Misconduct Rule" will restrict athletic-related financial aid and participation for current or prospective student-athletes who are ... More

Griz head strong into second half of Big Sky play

It's a trademark for Montana basketball this season: An unrelenting demand for excellence from fourth-year head coach Travis DeCuire. With a revenge win earlier this month over rival Montana State, followed by dominant defensive performances over Southern Utah and Northern Arizona, it's a demand that seemingly each key player ... 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

Hauck hired as Montana football head coach

One of the most successful and polarizing coaches in Montana history is returning to lead the Grizzly football team. Hauck, who currently coordinates special teams at San Diego State, will take over for previous head coach Bob Stitt pending approval from the state Board of Regents. Formal announcement is expected ... More

Montana beats Pitt for first win over ACC squad in 51 years

Travis DeCuire has never shied away from playing traditional basketball powerhouses. And until Monday night, his Montana’s men’s basketball team has been close against Power 5 teams but never victorious. On Monday, behind a dynamite performance from Michael Oguine, the Griz finally broke through, knocking off the Pitt ... More

Fast start, turnover barrage pushes Griz past Northern Colorado

Before Wednesday’s practice, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore said his Griz needed to make a statement to earn respect on a national level. Consider the statement made in resounding fashion. Montana forced four first-half turnovers and ran 56 plays on Northern Colorado Saturday - and that was just before ... More

Favoroso’s improvement a boost for Griz

For the first month of the season, Montana defensive coordinator Jason Semore likened Chris Favoroso acclimation into Montana’s defensive line to taking a difficult math test. Now, with nine games under his belt, the defensive end is getting closer to acing his exam. Favoroso lost his early-season starting gig the week ... More

Priority on tackling in practice improves Griz gameplay

In the week leading up to the North Dakota game, Montana defensive coordinator focused heavily on the team's biggest deficiency thus far: missed tackles. Two games later, the team now leads the Big Sky in tackles behind line of scrimmage (60) and sits second in sacks (22). "Tackling is where we have improved the most, ... More

Griz look to carry momentum from new road streak

A fixation on streaks turned from dialogue into action last Saturday as the Montana football team rallied from a halftime deficit for a road win over Idaho State - a first in three seasons under head coach Bob Stitt. The 39-31 win marked an end to another streak at Montana: Zero road conference success on the road in four ... More

Jensen walks the path less traveled at UM

Cole Bergquist is quite literally the only man to walk in Gresch Jensen’s shoes in the modern generation. When Dave Dickenson won the starting quarterback job as a sophomore at the University of Montana in 1993, it began a trend of multi-year starters under center. Neither he - nor Brian Ah Yat or Drew Miller or John ... More