66 results for tag: Montana

Griz clamp down in the second half, blow past Portland State

HILLSBORO, Ore. – Montana’s redemption tour continued Saturday in front of a partisan road crowd as the Griz blitzed Portland State, literally and figuratively on the way to another convincing win.

All season Montana has been a second-half team. That was the case again on Saturday as the Grizzlies rallied for a 38-23 victory at Portland State. The win avenges last season’s 22-20 PSU win in Missoula, a victory that came thanks to Cody Williams’ 52-yard field goal at the buzzer.

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Griz football press conferences: Montana takes down EWU

Montana bounced back from a loss at Sacramento State to rush for 254 yards in a 34-17 win over Eastern Washington in Missoula on Saturday October 26.

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Eastern Washington, Montana tabbed Big Sky men’s hoops preseason favorites

FARMINGTON, Utah (October 17, 2019) – For the first time in 15 years, Eastern Washington has been tabbed the Big Sky men’s basketball preseason coaches’ favorite, while Montana was picked by the media to win the title.

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Sac State rips Griz, dominating third straight Big Sky win

Troy Taylor’s statement of arrival to the rest of the Big Sky Conference got a resounding stamp of affirmation on Saturday in Sacramento.

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FCS Speculators: A Betting Podcast Week 6

Colter had a big week in Week 5, and Ryan stayed someone to fade. Check out Week 6 with guests to breakdown the biggest matchups in the Ivy League and Missouri Valley Football Conference!   https://open.spotify.com/episode/0Mn0Dz3gyZStlHjhwzfmG9 More

Louie-McGee electrifies home crowd, teammates alike with return TD

MISSOULA, Montana — Sammy Akem could not believe his eyes. North Alabama punted it to him again. “I was like, ‘Really?! They are kicking to him again? Come on now,” Akem said with a effervescent grin on his face. “The first couple, it was like, ‘He might get one.’ Then he got one. And I was like, ‘You are silly, North Alabama.” ... More

Pivotal wins change STATS FCS Top 25

CHICAGO – Sept. 16, 2019 – To the winners go the … national ranking. Two days after there were a number of high-profile matchups, some of the winning teams were rewarded Monday in the STATS FCS Top 25, the national media poll. Towson (3-0), which beat defending CAA champion Maine on the road, jumped three spots to No. 5 – its highest ranking since finishing second as the 2013 national runner-up. Jacksonville State (2-1) beat last year’s national runner-up, Eastern Washington, and soared seven spots to No. 10. ... More

Herbert, Ducks endure Griz in 35-3 victory

EUGENE, Oregon — Oregon entered their matchup with Montana fresh off scoring 77 points the previous week in a win over Nevada. The Ducks, the No. 15 team in the FBS, sports an offensive line with at least three future NFL players and perhaps as many as five. Oregon is led by senior quarterback Justin Herbert, a player in the running to be the No. 1 pick in next spring’s NFL Draft. And the Ducks play at Autzen Stadium, one of the hallowed venues in college football and arguably the most intimidating venue in the Pac 12. ... More

ESPN Roundtable – Shaun Rainey, ABC/Fox Montana

Colter Nuanez and Ryan Tootell are joined in this week’s ESPN Roundtable by Shaun Rainey, the sports director at SWX Montana and ABC/Fox Montana television. Rainey talks about his sports broadcasting journey and gives some insight into the upcoming Griz football season. https://twitter.com/SkylineSportsMT/s... More

Louie-McGee, Sterk among Big Sky weekly award winners

FARMINGTON, Utah (September 9, 2019) – The Big Sky ROOT SPORTS Offensive Player of the Week nod went to Weber State running back Josh Davis. UC Davis’s Devon King and Montana State’s Bryce Sterk shared Defensive Player of the Week accolades. Montana return specialist Jerry Louie-McGee earned Special Teams honors. ... More