Posts Tagged ‘Lady Griz basketball’

Lady Griz Fall to Top Seed Bears

In the end it was simple math more than anything else that ended Montana's season on Wednesday afternoon in the quarterfinals of the Big Sky Conference tournament.... more

Bobcats Knock Off Lady Griz 81-64

The Bobcats knocked down 11, 3-pointers and hustled their way a 81-64 victory over the Lady Griz Saturday night in Bozeman.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Oct 3

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - Once again the Grizzly defense is among the top in FCS. Among Big Sky teams the Griz has given the fewest first downs and are the top defense against third and fourth conversions.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 26

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The Montana Grizzlies got single game record performances out of Jerry Louie McGee and Brady Gustafson, but it wasn't enough for the Griz to get the win at Cal Poly.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 19

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The Montana Grizzly football team is off to its seventh 2-0 start since 2000 and in the previous six, the Griz have gone on to average 12 wins a season.... more

UM Sports Trivia | Week of Sept 12

By CHRIS WALTERSKIRCHEN - The Montana Grizzly football team is off to its seventh 2-0 start since 2000 and in the previous six, the Griz have gone on to average 12 wins a season.... 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

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

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

Petrino Joins Lady Griz Staff

By JOEL CARLSON - New Lady Griz coach Shannon Schweyen may have gone outside the program's lineage to find her new assistant, but she still brought in someone with strong ties to the state of Montana.... 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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