Posts Tagged ‘Grizzlies’

Montana 54, Montana State 35

By ERIC TABER - On Saturday at Bozeman, the Grizzlies raced out to a 31-7 first-half lead and defeated the Bobcats for the 72nd time in the schools’ rivalry.... more

All on the Line for the Griz in 115th Brawl of the Wild

By ERIC TABER - In a game that needs little introduction or added hype, the 115th edition of the Brawl of the Wild descends on Bozeman Saturday. Kickoff is at noon.... more

Griz Earn Signature Win Over Eastern Washington

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies snapped a four game losing streak against the EWU Eagles in empathic fashion to keep playoff hopes alive with a 57-16 home victory on Saturday.... more

Griz Host Eagles in Huge Home Game for Montana

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies enter the end of the 2015 season with everything to play for, and nothing to lose as one of UM’s biggest rivals, E. Washington pays a visit to Missoula.... more

Griz Hoops Prepares to Defend Title

By ERIC TABER - About a year ago, men’s basketball coaches around the Big Sky Conference looked at the Montana Grizzlies and saw a team with a new coaching staff, and only one returning starter.... more

Kidder Named Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week

By ERIC TABER-Montana Defensive Tackle Caleb Kidder has been named the ROOT SPORTS Big Sky Conference Defensive Player of the Week.... more

Roundball Roast Draws Big Names With a Love of the Griz

Mike Montgomery, Stew Morrill, Blaine Taylor, Larry Krystkowiak, and Wayne Tinkle will be in Missoula on Wednesday Sept 23, for the Roundball Roast.... more

Montana Vs Liberty Game Now Available online and on Pay-Per-View

By ERIC TABER - Montana fans can watch Saturday’s Montana vs. Liberty game on ESPN 3, and on ESPN College Extra it was announced today.... more

“I Love the Grizzlies and I Couldn’t Be Happier With My Decision”

By ERIC TABER - “I love the Montana Grizzlies, and I couldn’t be happier with my decision,” said Pflug’s voice, seemingly out of nowhere over the ESPN broadcast.... more

FEATURE: The Wideouts: Ben Roberts

By ERIC TABER - Last Saturday, Ben Roberts had the biggest reception of the biggest game in recent memory for the Montana Grizzlies.... more

Ellis Henderson is back… and couldn’t be happier

By ERIC TABER - Ellis is Ellis again. And the time off didn't seem to bother the redshirt.... more

Crittenden and Jones Voted Griz Football Captains

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies have voted, and seniors Derek Crittenden and Jamaal Jones are the 2015 team captains.... more

Griz Picked to Finish Third in 2015 BSC Preseason Poll

The University of Montana Grizzlies have been picked to finish third in 2014 Big Sky Conference preseason polls by both the media and the league coaches the conference announced today.... more

Griz Land Four Players on Preseason All-Conference Teams

By ERIC TABER - The University of Montana Grizzlies have landed two offensive players and two defensive players on the Big Sky Conference all-league teams announced today.... more

UM and Root Sports Announce Fall Start Times

By JOEL CARLSON - ROOT Sports announced the kickoff times this week for its 2015 Big Sky Conference package of football games including 5 with Montana. See the schedule.... more

Montana Tops League in Academic All-Big Sky Conference Selections

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana’s spring sports placed a league-high 62 student-athletes on the recent Academic All-Big Sky Conference teams giving the Grizzlies a record 155 selections for the 2014-15 academic yea... more

Griz Track & Field: Griz Drop Both Duals to Bobcats

By JOEL CARLSON-The Montana track and field teams dropped both matchups to Montana State in the annual Griz-Cat Dual Saturday at Dornblaser Field in Missoula.... more

Griz Track & Field: Annual Griz-Cat Dual This Week at Donrblaser Field

By JOEL CARLSON-Montana will host the annual Griz-Cat Dual Fri. & Sat. at Dornblaser Field. The hammer throws begin Fri. afternoon at 3 p.m. The rest of the meet will take place Saturday.... more

Defense Dominates Grizzlies’ First Scrimmage of 2015 Spring

By DAVE GUFFEY-The only touchdown of the day was scored by a linebacker, as the Grizzlies’ defense dominated the first scrimmage of spring drills Saturday in UM’s Washington-Grizzly Stadium.... more

Gregory Named Big Sky’s Co-Player of the Week

The University of Montana’s Jordan Gregory has been selected as the Big Sky Conference men’s basketball “Co-Player of the Week,” announced the league today (Monday, Feb. 16, 2015). ... more

Griz Post Another Strong Semester in the Classroom

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana football team had a GPA of 2.87 in the fall, a solid effort for a group of 103 student-athletes whose season began four weeks before the first day of class and ended the weekend be... more

Wildcats Defeat Grizzlies 68-60, as Montana Suffers First League Loss

By DAVE GUFFEY-Montana forward Martin Breunig scored a career-high 31 points and the Grizzlies made a valiant second-half comeback, but the host Weber State defeated UM 68-60.... more

UM’s Crittenden Named to 2014 Division I Capital One Academic All-American Team

UM's Defensive end Derek Crittenden has been named to the 2014 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I football second team. He maintains a perfect 4.0 GPA while majoring in Chemistry.... more

Grizzlies Shoot Season-Low 33 Percent in Loss to San Francisco

Jackson Wagner - The Grizzlies (2-3) still haven't figured out how to defeat San Francisco (4-2). Montana dropped the game 76-57--the third consecutive year the Grizzlies have fallen to USF.... more

Grizzlies Defeat Carroll College 75-52

By DAVE GUFFEY - Junior forward Martin Breunig registered game-highs of 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Grizzlies to a 75-52 win over the visiting Carroll College Saints. ... more

Montana 35, at Southern Utah 17

By DAVE GUFFEY-Senior running back Jordan Canada rushed for a career-high 206 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Montana Grizzlies to a crucial 35-15 win over the host Southern Utah Saturday.... more

At Eastern Washington 36, Montana 26

By DAVE GUFFEY-The #11-ranked Montana Grizzlies battled back from a 23-point deficit , but fell short, losing 36-26 to the host and 5th-ranked E. Washington in a pivotal BSC game..... more

Volleyball: Richardson Named Big Sky Player of the Week

By JOEL CARLSON-After leading the Montana to a pair of victories last weekend, redshirt junior Capri Richardson was named Big Sky Conference Player of the Week.... more

Volleyball: Griz Make it Two Straight, Win 3-1 over Sac State

By JOEL CARLSON - (PHOTO GALLERY) One night after giving Jerry Wagner his 100th win, the Montana volleyball team put its coach on the road to 200 with a 3-1 victory over Sacramento State Saturday night in Misso... more

Griz picked 5th & 8th in 2014-15 BSC Preseason Polls

By DAVE GUFFEY - The 2014-15 University of Montana men’s basketball team has been ranked fifth and eighth, by the media and the coaches in the Big Sky Conference’s preseason poll.... more

Wagenmann Named BSC Defensive Player of the Week Again

For the second time in the past three weeks the University of Montana’s Zack Wagenmann has been chosen the BSC’s football Player of the Week on defense.... more

Hunters Need To Be Bear Aware

By BRUCE AUCHLY - Hunters along the Rocky Mountain Front, especially bird hunters in riparian areas, need to be aware they are in bear country.... more

Griz Have Difficult 2014-15 Preseason Basketball Schedule

By DAVE GUFFEY - First-year University of Montana head coach Travis DeCuire and his staff have secured their 2014-15 schedule, and it is a challenging one, both on the road and at home.... more

Griz-Wyoming Football Game Notes and Stats

The University of Montana Grizzlies open their 2014 season, Sat., Aug., 30, playing the University of Wyoming in Laramie. Kickoff is at 2:00 p.m. ... more

Fall Camp Report #9: Defensive Line

By DAVE GUFFEY-With the 2014 season opener at Wyoming just a week away, one thing that the Montana Grizzlies know about their team is that the strength of the defense will be the defensive line.... more

Fall Camp Report #8: Offensive Line

By DAVE GUFFEY-One position that was hit hard by graduation on the University of Montana football team was the offensive line.... more

Fall Camp Report #6: Johnson Starting For Third Season at Quarterback

By DAVE GUFFEY-Jordan Johnson, one of the key players to the University of Montana football program’s past and most recent successful seasons, is returning in 2014, which will be his third year as a starter.... more

Fall Camp Report #5: Griz Have Speed at Linebacker

By DAVE GUFFEY-With the graduation of three of the most prolific linebackers in school history, GRIZ NATION was concerned how the University of Montana could replace that dynamic trio in 2014.... more

Fall Camp Report #3: Safety Position Shaping Up

By DAVE GUFFEY-There is almost always question marks at one or more positions when fall camp begins, and one of those for the UM Grizzlies when they started practice on Aug. 5 was the tight end spot.... more

Scrimmage #2: A Look at the Tight Ends

By DAVE GUFFEY-There is almost always question marks at one or more positions when fall camp begins, and one of those for the UM Grizzlies when they started practice on Aug. 5 was the tight end spot.... more

Scrimmage #1: Griz Solid in Every Phase

By DAVE GUFFEY Every phase of the game had its pluses Sunday evening, as the University of Montana Grizzly football team held its first scrimmage of fall camp in Washington-Grizzly Stadium. The controlled... more