One of the grandest dynamics of living in Montana and of being a Montanan is the distinct, undeniable phenomenon of the changing seasons. We choose to live here — or long to live here again — in no small part because of our collective rebirth every few months.
It’s humbling because, in a world where all of a sudden many strive to ...
Griz Greats: the Silver Anniversary of the 1995 national champion Grizzlies brought to you by Blackfoot and First Security Bank is a long form interview series hosted by Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez of ESPN Missoula delving into the oral history of the University of Montana's 1995 Division I-AA football championship.
Griz Greats: The Coaching Tree is an interview series hosted by Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez from ESPN Missoula. University of Montana basketball has an illustrious reputation for producing some of the best college basketball coaches that the game has ever seen, and it can be traced back to legendary Michigan State head men's basketball ...
During Friday's edition of Tootell and Nuanez, Ryan Tootell and Colter Nuanez discussed their greatest Griz and Cat athletes of the last decade.
The term "greatest" simply meant their most entertaining to watch or cover. It didn't necessarily reflect how dominate they were on the field or the hardwood.
Like most things they discuss, ...
The running joke around the Sacramento State football facility is that his fellow Hornets will have to start calling Sac State’s veteran quarterback “Doctor Thomson”.
“By the time I get out of here, I will have my master’s degree so I’ll be sort of close,” Kevin Thomson said with a laugh during an interview on Tootell and Nuanez on 102.9 FM ESPN Missoula the first week of October.
“It’s been a bit of a different journey than most but one that I’m incredibly thankful for.”
MISSOULA, Montana — Following his team’s third straight score to take what seemed like a commanding 17-0 lead over the Grizzlies, Idaho State head coach Rob Phenicie did not want to give Montana any momentum.
After a career-high day where he led Montana to a comeback 59-20 demolition over an upset-minded Idaho State in UM's 100th Homecoming game, Sneed has been named the ROOT Sports Big Sky Offensive Player of the Week for the third straight week.
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.”
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.