The Story Behind the "M"

The "M" is 620 feet above the Missoula Valley floor. It is 125' feet long and 100' feet wide. University of Montana forestry students cut the switchbacks into the side of the hill in the early 1900's. The first "M" was assembled out of whitewashed rocks in 1909, and given a fresh coat of paint by freshmen every year, until 1968, when all those rocks were cemented together with concrete.

Photo by Nelson Kenter, kenterphotography.com

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UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 19

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The Montana Grizzly football team is off to i... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 12

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The Montana Grizzly football team is off to i... more

Defense Leads Way in Upset at No. 3 Northern Iowa

By ERIC TABER-Montana failed to score in the second half, but it didn't... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 5

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The last time a UM team played at the UNI-Dome was when the Griz basketball team played there in November of 2001--and things went really bad for the Griz in the first half of that gam... more

Griz Score 35 Second-Half Points to Beat Saint Francis

By ERIC TABER-It was a tale of two halves for the Montana offense on Saturday, as they scored 35 of their 41 points in the second half, overcoming a 10-6 Saint Francis halftime lead to win 41-31.... more

Hunters Must Expect to See Bears

By GREG LEMON - With hunting season upon us, it is important to remember that slow moving, quiet and camouflaged hunters are sharing the landscape with the state's even stealthier bears.... more

Griz Running Backs Set to Play Key Role in 2016

By ERIC TABER - Upon first glance of the Montana Grizzlies' pass-happy offense under head coach Bob Stitt, it might be easy for fans to forget about the running backs.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Aug 22

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - When Robin Selvig took over the University of Montana women's basketball program it had won 32 games combined in the previous 4 years.... more

Fishing Restrictions Lifted on Smith and Sun Rivers

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks has lifted fishing restrictions on two central Montana rivers in the wake of recent cooler weather.... more

Baker Returning to Lady Griz

By JOEL CARLSON - Katie Baker is returning to Montana as the program's director of basketball administration, a new position on first-year coach Shannon Schweyen's staff.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Aug 15

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - When Robin Selvig took over the University of Montana women's basketball program it had won 32 games combined in the previous 4 years.... more

Schweyen Named New Lady Griz Coach

By ERIC TABER -In an announcement that lacks any of the surprise of Robin Selvig’s retirement two weeks ago, Shannon Cate-Schweyen has been chosen to take over the league’s flagship program.... more

Griz Open Camp Ranked No. 13

By ERIC TABER - On the eve of the 2016 fall camp opening practice, the Montana Grizzlies will take the field ranked as the No. 13 team in the nation.... more

Kidder Named Preseason All-American

By ERIC TABER -Caleb Kidder, the Big Sky Conference preseason Defensive Player of the Year, was recently named to the STATS FCS preseason All-America second team.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Aug 1

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - It's hard to imagine going to game and not seeing Robin Selvig on the sidelines. The last time UM played a women's basketball game without Selvig was March 4, 1978.... more

Get Your Football Tickets Early at First-Ever Ticket Pickup Party

By ERIC TABER: Season Ticket Holders: Jump on the fall season at the first-ever Griz football ticket pickup party, from 3-6 p.m. on Aug. 10 at the Adams Center ticket office.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of July 25

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - For the first time in recent memories the Lumberjacks of NAU are picked as the pre-season favorite to win the Big Sky Title, a choice made both by both sports writers and coaches.... more

That First Gun

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Just the other week, I gave my granddaughter and grandson their first firearms; a .22 rifle and .410 shotgun.... more

Griz Tabbed as Big Sky Runner-Up

By ERIC TABER - The University of Montana Grizzlies have been picked to finish second in the 2016 Big Sky Conference preseason polls by both the media and the league coaches.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of July 18

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - For the first time in over half a century the Griz will face the USC Trojans in basketball.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of July 11

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The College World Series title won by Coastal Carolina in June marked the sixth time a school that has faced the Montana Grizzlies football team ( since 1960) has won the College Base... more

Montana Calls Jordan Sullivan Home

By JOEL CARLSON - Sometimes it takes being away from home, a long way from home, for a girl to get some clarity on what’s important in life. And what she needs to do about it.... more

Marathon Training Tips – Post Marathon Recovery

By DAN LYNE-Completing a 26 mile race is an extreme test of endurance that takes a lot out of your body. Your best strategy for full recovery starts in the first 30 minutes after the race. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of June 27

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - I was delighted with the news last week that former Griz coach and playe,r Blaine Taylor, had gotten back into coaching.... more

Breunig to Play Pro Basketball in His Native Germany

By ERIC TABER - Former Grizzly basketball standout, Martin Breunig has signed a two-year contract to play professional basketball in his native Germany for MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of June 20

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Missoula Osprey manager Joe Mather is doing something this season that none of the other three managers to guide the O's to a title did, come back the next year.... more

Working Dogs Help in the Fight Against AIS

By JOLEEN TADEJ - A unique partnership between Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks and the Flathead Basin Commission is helping promote the use of new weapons in the war against aquatic invasive species.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of June 13

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Hockey fans everywhere were saddened by the news of the passing of Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, to more than a generation.... more

Reminder for Boaters: Stop at AIS Inspection Stations

By JOLEEN TADEJ - As the summer recreation season gets underway, water enthusiasts around the state need to remember to do their part in keeping Montana’s waters free from aquatic invasive species.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of June 6

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - It's hard to believe that it was 40 years ago this week that the first Wyoming-Montana all-star games were played.... more

Cobb Promoted to Associate Head Basketball Coach

By ERIC TABER - Montana men's basketball Head Coach Travis DeCuire has tabbed assistant Chris Cobb as the program's new associate head coach. ... more

Marathon Training Tips – Weeks 11-16 for June/July Marathons

By DAN LYNE-In my last post, I discussed the need to improve your strength to ensure you build injury resistant muscles, tendons and ligaments. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of May 23

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Later this week another High School sports season comes to an end as track and softball crown their Champions.... more

Griz Coaches Remember Reiser

By ERIC TABER - The UM basketball coaches who mentored Corey Reiser as a player for the Grizzlies in the late 90’s remember a fighter with a big heart, on and off the court.... more

Holmes, Feller Named Grizzly Cup Winners

Tyrone Holmes, of the Montana football team, and McCalle Feller, of the Lady Griz basketball team, were named the annual winners of the Department of Athletics’ Grizzly Cup.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of May 16

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - It's hard to put in perspective the accomplishment of the University of Montana Softball team in reaching the Big Sky Tournament.... more

5th Annual Doggie Dash Expo and Fun Run May 15

Missoula Parks & Recreation and Missoula Animal Control invite you and your four-legged buddy to the 5th annual Doggie Dash pet expo and fun run on Sun., May 15, at Silver Park. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of May 11

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Twenty-five years ago this week the 1991 American Legion baseball season began, a season that would see the AA Mavericks claim a state title. ... more

Wortham Reunites With DeCuire as Assistant Coach

By ERIC TABER - Rachi Wortham, the former director of player personnel at Oregon State, has been selected to join the Montana men’s basketball staff as an assistant under Grizzly head coach Travis DeCuire.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of May 2

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Few Montana public officials have ever been more closely tied to a sport than the late Conrad Burns. Burns refereed in Montana high School football as well as the Frontier Conference.... more

Breunig Named Griz MVP for Second-Straight Year

By ERIC TABER -For the second-straight year Martin Breunig has been named the recipient of the Carl E. Dragstedt Award for Grizzly basketball’s most valuable player.... more

Two More Griz Get NFL Opportunities

By ERIC TABER - Montana’s all-time leading receiver Jamaal Jones will get his chance to prove himself at the next level, as will former Griz linebacker Herbert Gamboa.... more

Jacksonville Jaguars Take Montana’s Holmes in NFL Draft

Tyrone Holmes was selected in the sixth round as the 181st overall pick in the NFL Draft by the Jacksonville Jaguars. He joins former Grizzly Jordan Tripp who is currently on the roster as a linebacker.... more

Kids, Families Invited to FREE Unplug and Play! Kick-Off Celebration on May 1

Families are invited to the 5th annual Let’s Move! Missoula: Unplug and Play! kick-off celebration on Sunday, May 1, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at McCormick Park. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 25

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Saturday's Grizzly intra-squad scrimmage brought to mind the days under Don Read when the Griz did something similar.... more

Maroon Pulls Out Victory Over White in Spring Game

By ERIC TABER - Senior quarterback Brady Gustafson piled up 300 yards passing, completing 15 of 32 passes to lead the Maroon team to a 27-26 win over the White team in the spring game.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 18

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - It was 40 years ago this week that Michigan State reached out to Missoula to get their new basketball coach--Jud Heathcote. ... more

More Training Tips – Weeks 5-10 for June/July Marathons

By DAN LYNE-With Missoula and many other Northwest marathons coming up in June and early July it’s not too late to register and even start training (provided you have a running base.)... more

Offense Gets Rolling in Second Griz Scrimage

By ERIC TABER-The UM corps of running backs blew up for 207 yards and three touchdowns in the Griz football squad’s second scrimmage of the 2016 spring season on Saturday. ... more

24th Annual Run for the Trees Slated for April 16

Celebrate National Arbor Month with a fun walk or run along the Riverfront trail system. The 24th annual Run for The Trees is Saturday, April 16, at 10 a.m. at Silver Park.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 11

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - It was thirty years ago this spring when prep softball made its debut in Montana with the first championship held in Cut Bank. ... more

Missoula Spring Fishing Report

By TONY REINHARDT- The new Montana fishing season started in March and it was a great month to be on the water. The Skwala stonefly hatch begins in March. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of April 4

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The U Conn women's basketball team has posted exactly 100 wins between Jan. 4, 2014 and Tuesday's title game. Over the same span of time the Montana Lady Griz have won 58 games.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 28

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Well it appears that facing a Montana team during the season is good way for Syracuse to get ready for a trip to the final Four.... more

Montana Runs Deep for Montgomery

By ERIC TABER - Former Montana head basketball Coach Mike Montgomery earns a position as one of the all-time greats with induction into the National Basketball Hall of fame.... more

Mount Jumbo South Zone Re-Opens March 22

Mount Jumbo’s South Zone, including the Saddle Road and all points south of the road, re-opens to the public on Tuesday, March 22.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 21

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- While the 2015-16 season ended a little bit earlier than the Montana Lady Griz would have liked the outstanding group of seniors had an tremendous 4 year run.... more

A Decade Later, Griz Look to Corral Wolf Pack in Postseason

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies take on the Nevada Wolf Pack in the first round of the CBI Tournament tonight. Tip off is at 8 p.m. MST. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 14

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The last time Oregon State was in the NCAA tournament it was March of 1990 and "Pretty Woman" was No. 1 at the box office (a fact I learned from coach Tinkle).... more

Griz Return to Reno to Play in CBI

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies will return to Reno this week to face the University of Nevada after accepting an invitation to play in the 2016 College Basketball Invitational.... more

Griz Comeback Attempt Falls Short in Championship

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies battled back from a 14-point first half deficit, but missed a chance to knock off Weber State in the BSC championship Sat. night in Reno.... more

Griz Advance With Season-Best Shooting Performance

By ERIC TABER- The Montana men’s basketball team will play in the Big Sky Conference championship game for the second-straight year after an 81-72 victory in the tournament semifinal.... more

Griz Swat Hornets, Advance to Semifinal

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies smothered Sacramento State with defense en route to a 70-53 win in the Big Sky Conference quarterfinal.... more

Comeback Falls Short, Lady Griz Lose 65-62

By JOEL CARLSON - Trailing by 16 early in the fourth quarter, a potential epic comeback by Montana came up one play short, and the Lady Griz ended their season with a 65-62 loss to North Dakota Wed. ... more

Griz Face Hornets to Open Big Sky Tournament

By ERIC TABER- The No. 2 seed Grizzlies will get a shot at redemption in the Big Sky Conference quarterfinal, as UM faces No. 10 seed Sacramento State for the third time this season.... more

Montana-North Dakota: Inside The Numbers

By JOEL CARLSON-North Dakota enters Wednesday’s quarterfinal game against Montana having won 12 of its last 13 games. The Lady Griz have won nine of their last 10. ... more

How to Start Training for Your June/July Marathon

By DAN LYNE-Believe it or not, it’s time to start training for the Missoula Marathon (July 10) or any number of other Northwest marathons this summer.... more

Lady Griz, Fighting Hawks Meet for Third Time

By JOEL CARLSON - When the Big Sky Conference women's quarterfinals tip off Wednesday, all four games will feature teams that have played one another within the last three weeks. ... more

Two Grizzlies Named to All-Conference Team

By ERIC TABER- Montana senior forward Martin Breunig has been named to the Big Sky first team all-conference list, and junior guard Walter Wright has been given an honorable mention. ... more

Lady Griz Start Slow, Finish Fast to Advance

By JOEL CARLSON-McCalle Feller scored 28 points, 21 in the second half to lead No. 5 Montana to a 78-63 victory over No. 12 Northern Arizona Monday afternoon in Reno. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of March 7

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Montana Lady Griz open Big Sky Touranament play facing Northern Arizona who struggled to a last place finish in 2016. ... more

Valley Named First-Team All Big Sky Conference

By JOEL CARLSON-Montana junior Kayleigh Valley, who led the league in scoring and her team to a fifth-place finish, was named a unanimous first-team All-Big Sky Conference selection.... more

Griz Fall to UNC, Miss Shot at Conference Title

By ERIC TABER- (PHOTO GALLERY) A cold second half shooting against the visiting Northern Colorado Bears cost the Montana Grizzlies a share of the Big Sky Conference regular season championship.... more

Lady Griz Enter Postseason With Comeback Win

By JOEL CARLSON-Kayleigh Valley scored a game-high 29 points and converted the game-winning three-point play with 29 seconds left in OT to help the Lady Griz win 72-66 over Northern Colorado Friday night. ... more

Montana Defense Smothers North Dakota

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies' defense shut down the potent attack of North Dakota, holding UND to 27 points below their season average and a 71-46 victory in Missoula on Thurs. night.... more

Michael Oguine: UM’s ‘High-Motor’ Freshman

By ERIC TABER- Consider these familiar names from the past: Larry Krystkowiak, Micheal Ray Richardson, Bob Cope, Kareem Jamar. Now there's another player that could earn him a spot on that prestigious list. ... more

Lady Griz Fall, Will Play On Monday in Reno

By JOEL CARLSON-North Dakota raced out to a 17-point halftime lead and held off Montana’s second-half comeback attempt in a 73-61 victory over the Lady Griz Wed. night in Grand Forks. ... more

Will Winter Wither?

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Is winter done? Kaput, finished, terminated? It would seem so, though you may not want to bet the farm subsidies on it.... more

Mismo Magical Meet 2016 at Frenchtown Junior High School

Mismo Gymnastics of Missoula, Montana is hosting the 14th annual Mismo Magical Meet this coming weekend, March 4th – 6th, at Frenchtown Junior High School.... more

Lady Griz Playing For Reno Seed This Week

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women's basketball team will close out its regular season this week with road games at North Dakota and Northern Colorado. ... more

Griz Host North Dakota and Northern Colorado This Week

By ERIC TABER- The Grizzlies wrap up the regular season at home this week, hosting North Dakota and Northern Colorado before hitting the road to Reno for the BSC tournament.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 29

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Lady Griz are going to get plenty of frequent flyer miles in the next 10 days with flights to Grand Forks, Greeley and then Reno for the league tournament.... more

Cold Shooting Dooms Griz at Weber State

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies, held back by a cold shooting night, missed an opportunity to beat Weber State for the first time on their home court in a regular season game since 2004.... more

Juniors Highjack Senior Day, Lead Lady Griz to Win

By JOEL CARLSON - Kayleigh Valley scored a career-high 31 points, and Alycia Sims had her sixth double-double to lead Montana to a hard-fought 84-75 victory over Weber State Sat. afternoon.... more

Montana at Weber State in Marquee Showdown

By ERIC TABER- The outright first place spot on the Big Sky Conference men's basketball table is up for grabs on Sat. as the Grizzlies take on Weber State in Ogden, Utah, at 7 p.m.... more

Career Nights for Wright and Moorehead Lead Griz Past Bengals

By ERIC TABER- Bobby Moorehead, a true freshman, put down eight three-pointers to set a new career high of 24 points, helping Montana to a 90-77 win over ISU in Pocatello on Thursday.... more

Lady Griz Shut Down Bengals, Win Sixth Straight

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Montana put Idaho State's leading scorers in a defensive vice grip and held the Bengals to 24.2 percent shooting in a 62-47 Lady Griz victory Thurs. night.... more

Griz on the Road to Face Idaho State and Weber This Week

By ERIC TABER- The Montana Grizzlies will set out on one of the most challenging road trips of the season this week, facing Idaho State on Thurs. night and Weber State on Sat. night.... more

Final Home Games of the Season for Lady Griz

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz host Idaho State on Thurs. at 7PM and Weber State on Sat. at 2PM at Dahlberg Arena.... more

City Council Approves 12 New Playgrounds

The City Council unanimously approved the purchase and installation of of new playground equipment for 12 playgrounds throughout Missoula.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 22

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- The Griz will find their last regular season road trip easy in the way of travel, but the two foes awaiting them do not promise to be overly hospitable. ... more

Vining Plays Hero, Lady Griz Win

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Haley Vining hit the 3-pointer of her life with 14 seconds left and her team trailing by one, to propel Montana to a 70-66 victory over MSU Saturday afternoon. ... more

Griz Pick Up Sweep of Cats in Physical Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER-The Montana Grizzlies scrapped and clawed their way to an 87-78 victory over the Montana State Bobcats Saturday night in Missoula.... more

Lady Griz Aiming to Make it Five Straight Saturday

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady will host Big Sky Conference leader Montana State Saturday afternoon in the only game of the week for both teams. Tip off is at 2 p.m. at Dahlberg Arena.... more

Griz-Cat Round Two Set For Saturday

By ERIC TABER-The Grizzlies and Bobcats will square off for the 293rd time as the Brawl of the Wild series continues in Missoula on Saturday, Feb. 20.... more

All peaks, No Valleys for Big Sky POW

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana's Kayleigh Valley is named Big Sky Player of the Week for the fourth time in her career. The junior forward averaged 28 points on 61.1 percent shooting and six rebounds in the two ... more

Jordan Gregory Gets Pro Hoops Opportunity in Australia

By ERIC TABER - Former Montana basketball standout, Jordan Gregory signed a one-year deal with the Rockhampton Rockets of the Queensland Basketball League.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 15

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN-Currently the Lady Griz are just a half a game out of fourth place, a spot they need to reach to ensure a first round tournament.... more

Griz look to make it two-for-two Against Jacks

By ERIC TABER-The Grizzlies will be looking for their third-straight win, and their second win of the year over the NAU Lumberjacks tonight in Missoula. ... more

Valley Reaches Milestone, Lady Griz Cruise

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz shot a season-best 54.1 percent on their way to a convincing 81-50 victory over Southern Utah in Cedar City, UT.... more

Hot Shooting Griz Burn T-Birds 86-53

By ERIC TABER-(PHOTO GALLERY) Montana shot over 70 percent from three-point land, and four players reached double figures in a blowout 86-53 victory over Southern Utah Thursday night.... more

Griz Hosting Southern Utah and Northern Arizona This Week

By ERIC TABER - The Griz return home this week for the team's longest home stand of the year as Southern Utah and Northern Arizona pay a visit on Thurs. and Sat.... more

Lady Griz Look to Add to Winning Streak

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz, on a modest two-game winning streak after dropping four straight, will be on the road this week with games at Southern Utah and NAU.... more

Sims Named Big Sky Player of the Week

By JOEL CARLSON - Alycia Sims was named the Big Sky Conference Player of the Week on Tuesday for her role in last week’s wins over Sacramento State and Portland State.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 8

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- On Sunday the Denver Broncos became only the 8th NFL franchise to win at least 3 Super Bowl Titles.... more

Breunig Sets Career High in Come from Behind Griz Win

By ERIC TABER - Martin Breunig had a career high night of 32 points and led UM to a 82-80, come from behind win over Portland State in Oregon on Saturday.... more

Sims Leads Montana Past Portland State

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) Alycia Sims hit a career high 29 points and 15 rebounds as Montana pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 76-57 victory over the Vikings.... more

Hornets Rally to Defeat Griz

By ERIC TABER - After a rock solid first half by the Grizzlies, Sacramento State erased a 20-point lead in the second, defeating UM 83-79 in California.... more

Lady Griz Hold Off Hornets

By JOEL CARLSON -Montana survived Thursday night and snapped a four-game losing streak in the process with a 90-83 win over the Hornets at Dahlberg Arena.... more

Grizzlies Announce Incoming Class of 2016

By ERIC TABER-Montana head coach Bob Stitt unveiled his second recruiting class Wed., welcoming 31 players to UM on national signing day.... more

Running in Missoula

By DAN LYNE-Last summer, I stopped in Missoula, a small city along the Clark Fork River in western Montana. I had heard that Missoulians are very passionate about their running. ... more

Lady Griz Back Home For Hornets, Vikings

By JOEL CARLSON -The Lady Griz, on the road the last two weeks, returns home to host Sacramento State on Thurs. at 7pm and Portland State on Sat. at 2pm.... more

Winter Carnival at Marshall Mountain Feb 6

By BECKY GOODRICH-Join Parks and Recreation for the second annual Winter Carnival at Marshall Mountain on Saturday, February 6, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. ... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Feb 1

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN- No Super Bowl has gone into overtime and none have ended in a shutout.... more

Griz Win 11th Straight Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER - Walter Wright and Michael Oguine combined for 45 points leading the Grizzlies to an 80-72 come-from-behind victory over the Bobcats on Saturday.... more

Griz Face Cats on Saturday

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies make the three-hour trip to Bozeman on Saturday seeking their 11th win in a row over the cross-state rivals Montana State Bobcats.... more

Lady Griz Fall to Bobcats in Bozeman

By JOEL CARLSON - For the second straight game a cold-shooting fourth quarter erased a win-worthy effort by the Montana women’s basketball team.... more

2016 Hunting & Fishing Licenses On Sale Monday With Change In Fees

By JEANNE CONNOLLY - Montana's 2016 hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Monday, Feb. 1, under a new fee structure passed by the state legislature. ... more