28 results for tag: Skyline Sports

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

Montana football 2017: Griz recapping Weber State, previewing NAU

Montana head coach Bob Stitt and senior offensive tackle Mike Ralston address the media following UM's 41-27 loss at Weber State and looks at Saturday's key matchup in Missoula against Northern Arizona. More

Big Sky football round-up/standings

Northern Arizona won for the sixth straight week, remaining undefeated in Big Sky Conference play with just three games remaining, and Southern Utah continued proving the Thunderbirds are contenders for a second league title in three seasons. The Big Sky race now enters November with five teams boasting at least four wins ... 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

Montana Griz football 2017: UM press conference pre-Weber State

Montana third-year head coach Bob Stitt, senior defensive tackle Myles McKee-Osibodu and junior wide receiver Keenan Curran talk about UM's bye week and previews the Grizzlies' game at Weber State on Saturday afternoon in Ogden, Utah. 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

Loyola’s Koppang fulfills dream, commits to Griz

His work as a counselor for children battling cancer has given him perspective; his work as a three-sport athlete at Loyola has taught him competitiveness. Wednesday morning, David Koppang's notion that anything is possible through hard work and humility came to fruition when the University of Montana's in-state recruiter, ... More

Once again, Griz turn to backup QB

As Montana gets set to open Big Sky play against defending conference co-champs Eastern Washington on Saturday, head coach Bob Stitt finds himself in a familiar situation. Starting quarterback Reese Phillips is officially done for the year after sustaining injury to his left foot versus Savannah State last weekend, and so ... More