30 results for tag: Skyline Sports

EWU consensus preseason favorite

Eight teams received at least one first-place vote in the Big Sky Conference preseason media poll released this week, hinting at a possible wide-open 2018 season. In the end, though, it was Eastern Washington which earned the most votes with 27. The Eagles, led by All-American quarterback Gage Gubrud, also earned the preseason ... 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

Bobcat starting QB Murray to miss coming season

Montana State officials announced Wednesday that starting quarterback Chris Murray will miss the 2018-19 season due to academic struggles. Head coach Jeff Choate was scheduled to address the decision at a press conference Wednesday afternoon. The junior from Inglewood, Calif., was promoted to starter by the middle of the ... More

Former Griz star earns Big Sky honors

Early in his career with the Grizzlies, Fabijan Krlsovic served as conduit during a coaching change. Four years of adversity later, the Australia transplant found himself in a leadership position as captain of a tournament-bound team. Along the way he was honored with the Allan Nielsen Award as best representative of Griz ... More

Osprey players seek familiarity in World Cup soccer

Editor’s note: ESPN Missoula, the official radio station of the Missoula Osprey, will be producing features throughout this summer to help the Missoula community get to know the ins and outs of the Osprey roster and of Pioneer League Baseball in general. On the bus, at the hotel, at home. If Missoula Osprey outfielder ... More

Sentinel grad Peppenger transfers to UM

Former Missoulian Gabe Peppenger will fulfill his dream of playing Grizzly football after announcing his intent to transfer to the University of Montana beginning this fall. Despite earning all-state honors as both a junior and senior at Sentinel, the kicker received no offers from former Montana head coach Bob Stitt; instead, ... More

QB Humphrey joins race for Griz starter

Still no decisive starter under center for Montana this fall, but the addition of former Boise State QB Cam Humphrey now gives the Griz two relatively veteran options. Cam Humphrey joins fellow transfer Dalton Snead and redshirt freshman Tanner Wilson in a three-way race for starting quarterback this fall - each hungry for the ... More

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

Big Sky basketball moves to 20-game slate

Big Sky Conference officials announced Tuesday that both men and women's basketball will transition from 18 games to a 20-game round robin schedule beginning this fall. With the departure of North Dakota to the Summit League, the new schedule will allow each of the league's remaining 11 programs to play a home and away series ... More

WATCH: Montana Grizzlies 2018 spring game presser

On Saturday April 14, Montana hosted its annual spring football game in front of 6,128 fans. The Griz ran 75 offensive plays for 439 yards. Dalton Sneed completed 13 of his 16 passing attempts for 139 yards and a touchdown. Gresch Jensen completed 6-of-10 passes for 123 yards, including a 50-yard touchdown to Samori Toure. ... More