Posts Tagged ‘UM’

Griz on the Road to Face Bison in Fargo Tonight

By ERIC TABER - The Montana basketball squad’s non-conference season continues on Wed. night as UM travels to Fargo to take on the defending Summit League champion North Dakota State. Tipoff is at 6pm.... more

Griz March Past Saints 70-61

By ERIC TABER - The Grizzlies jumped out to a quick lead and never gave it up, holding off a tough Carroll College team on Saturday night and winning 70-61.... more

Montana Mens’ Basketball on the Road to San Jose State

By ERIC TABER-The Grizzlies head to the Bay Area to take on the San Jose State Spartans to try to make it two-for-two against Mountain West Conference opponents in less than a week.... more

Montana Men’s Basketball to Face Some of Nation’s Best at Paradise Jam

By ERIC TABER - The Montana Grizzlies were officially announced as one of eight teams scheduled to take part in the 2016 Paradise Jam at the University of the Virgin Islands.... more

Fortune Finally Finds Montna in 33-27 OT Victory Over ISU

By JOEL CARLSON - In a finish that can stack up with any of the jaw-droppers from this fall , Montana won 33-27 in overtime Saturday over Idaho State.... more

Griz Return to the Road to Face Bengals

By ERIC TABER-The No. 22 Montana Grizzlies are back on the road this weekend to Pocatello, Idaho to face Idaho State in a must win Big Sky matchup for the Griz.... more

Griz Control Own Destiny Against Portland State

By ERIC TABER-The No. 17 Grizzlies sit in control of its own post-season destiny with another key Big Sky matchup against Portland State this Saturday.... more

Griz Senior Profile: Meet Chris Lider

By ERIC TABER-When Montana senior punter/kicker Chris Lider walked into Washington-Grizzly Stadium as a freshman, there weren’t many familiar faces to welcome him.... more

Griz Senior Profile: Meet Derek Crittenden

By ERIC TABER-Griz senior Derek Crittenden is in fall camp, getting ready to finish his fifth full year at the University of Montana as a member of the football program.... more

Lady Griz Hand Out Annual Awards, Kellie Cole-Rubel Named MVP

Kellie Rubel was named 2015 Most Valuable Player, and Montana’s other two seniors, Maggie Rickman and Carly Selvig, were both double award winners at this week's awards banquet.... more

Big Sky Basketball Tournaments Heading to Reno

The men's and women's BSC postseason basketball tournaments are headed to Reno. The Big Sky and the Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority announced a three-year agreement.... more

Saint Mary’ Peak Trail

By CHAUNCEY LISTON-How did I get into this fix? It started with my packing. That afternoon I decided I was going to climb the 9,300-foot peak that is Saint Mary’s in the Bitterroot Mountain Range. ... more

Dolce Canto Presents “Journey Home” Saturday, March 21st

Missoula’s premier vocal ensemble, Dolce Canto, presents “Journey Home” on Saturday, March 21, at 7:30 PM at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church (202 Brooks). Doors open at 6:45 PM. ... more

Big Sky Suspends NAU Head Coach for Postgame Incident Against Montana

Big Sky Conference Commissioner Doug Fullerton has announced that Northern Arizona men’s basketball coach Jack Murphy will be suspended for his team’s next postseason contest.... more

MacLay Flats Nature Trail

By MALLORY KERENSA WELLS - It was a quiet Thursday evening and after a long week I knew that a hike was not only a wanted but a needed.... more

Tower Street Trails: A Bold Dinner Date

By BRENDEN SPERR - I see trees. Trees and squirrels everywhere, squirrels that are so bold they get right next to me then turn and run as if they’re playing chicken.... more

Three Griz Named to Mens Basketball All-Big Sky Team

Montana’s Martin Breunig and Jordan Gregory have been named first team All-Big Sky Conference in 2015 as chosen by the conference coaches, announced the league office today. ... more

Blue Mountain Folf Course: Too Much Fun to Hike Past

By DEVIN SLATER-It seems like if there is anything you want to do outdoors you can find it at Blue Mountain. But honestly, I wouldn’t know those trails. I never get past the folf course. ... more

The Clark Fork River Walk (VIDEO)

By CATHERINE ORFANOS: The Montana campus was quiet. The Oval, empty. Puddles formed across the sidewalk and my path through campus zigzagged between them. ... more

Rattlesnake Valley: Wood’s Gulch to Sheep Mountain

By REBECCA KEITH- I lean up against Jasmine; my red, secondhand mountain bike and stew in frustration. The 11-mile ride from Wood’s Gulch to the top of Sheep’s Mountain was kicking my butt. ... more

Kim Williams Trail: The Unexpected Wilderness in My Backyard

By MARTHA KREBILL- Walking the Kim Williams Trail that night had been a spur-of-the-moment decision, and I was captivated by the natural beauty of what I can describe literally as my backyard.... more

Rattlesnsake Recreation Area

By MEGAN FRANZ - I made it to the Main Rattlesnake Trailhead, locked up the bike, swung my beat up sack over my shoulder and started trekking along the old road that follows the creek. ... more

Breunig Earns League Honor

The Big Sky Conference has selected the University of Montana’s Martin Breunig the co-men’s basketball Player of the Week.... more

Greenough Park Trail: A Journey Into Art and Nature

By PARKER BRIXEY - I’m cruising into Greenough Park on my bike, entering the park at its southern end, closest to town. I’ve got my headphones in, and Wiz khalifa bumping loud. ... more

Randolph-Moon Homestead Trail: Pushing Back Against Doubt and Disease

By GARRETT SLADE - It wasn’t until I had topped the final crest in the North Hills that my anxiety about the day fled. From my vantage point over Missoula the stress of the past two weeks began to melt away.... more

Mount Jumbo – Daylight Turns to Dark, Marvel Fades to Fear

By By NICK MERTES- Our eyes locked. He reared back and then quickly struck the ground with his hooves, like he was revving his engine, looking to fight. He was ready to go, but was I?... more

North Hills – Making Peace With the Rural-Urban Medley

By BELLE GASH-GILDER - There are a number of different places to begin to explore the North Hills. I started at Mountain View Trail which literally literally starts in someone’s yard. ... more

The Stitt Era Begins

By DILLON TABISH - Longtime Division II coach makes the jump to Montana to take over one of the most successful college football teams in the FCS.... more

Griz Softball Drops Both Games in Season Opener

By SAM WALDORF-The Montana Griz softball team ended a long day on the road with a 0-2 start to its inaugural season. ... more

Griz Softball Team Kicks Off Inaugural Season in New Mexico This Week

By SAM WALDORF-The Montana Griz softball team kicks off its inaugural season this Thursday in Las Cruces, N.M. in a six-team tournament at the Hotel Encanto Invitational.... more

Montana Football Class of 2015

By DAVE GUFFEY - UM is pleased to announce its new signees and the class of 2015 Grizzly Football players. ... more

Mount Jumbo – Rising Above a Rude Awakening

By HENRY CRIST- Sometimes, little adventures change your entire perspective, and you’re a different person because of them. My adventure wasn’t a heart racing one, but it was just what I needed.... more

Crazy Canyon – An Easy Climb in Nature’s Cathedral

CHARLES EARLY - I decided to hike Crazy Canyon with a friend in early Fall. Although this is a popular hike, we didn’t see another person, which only added to the beauty of the trail.... more

Feller Collects First Big Sky Conference Player of the Week Award

By JOEL CARLSON-The Lady Griz team played its way into first place in the Big Sky Conference last week, and the wins earned McCalle Feller her first career Big Sky Player of the Week award.... more

Lady Griz Roll On, Move Into First Place

By JOEL CARLSON - McCalle Feller hit seven 3-pointers and scored 25 points to help Montana roll to an easy 72-31 victory over Portland State Thursday night. ... more

Lady Griz Hunting For First Place This Week

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz will look to play itself into first place in the Big Sky Conference standings this week when it hosts Portland State (TONIGHT) and Sacramento State at Dahlberg Arena. ... more

Ch-paa-qn Peak

By KIAN BERTIN - People from all over the world have summited this mountain. “Pride of Britain,” one of the rocks has written into it. Another one reads, “I hate this damn wind.”... more

Crazy Canyon

By LIONE CLARE - I was happy to be back in the woods about to climb a mountain, an activity much more accessible and frequent in my hometown of Sitka, Alaska.... more

Montana Wins at Southern Utah, Sweeps Road Trip

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz team completed an impressive sweep of the NAU and SUU road trip with a physical 59-37 victory over the Thunderbirds Saturday night.... more

Lady Griz Dismantle the Lumberjacks 69-42

By JOEL CARLSON - Montana opened its road trip to Northern Arizona and Southern Utah with a 69-42 victory over the Lumberjacks Thursday night at Flagstaff, Ariz. ... more

Pengelly Ridge

By CARLY STINSON - I love hiking, but as I spun in circles running from class to class this semester, I just couldn’t find time for the Pengelly Ridge Trail hike.... more

Smokejumpers’ Trail

By COLIN BRUST - We trudged up the steep and rocky path, leaving the Kim Williams riverside trail below us. Even though there was a great view of the Missoula Valley behind us, I felt uneasy.... more

Lady Griz Pull Out 62-48 Victory over Bobcat

By JOEL CARLSON - MSU built a 43-35 lead midway through the second half on Montana Saturday afternoon, but the Lady Griz rallied back for a 62-48 victory in front of a season-high crowd of 3,535.... more

Lady Griz Host Bobcats Saturday Afternoon

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women’s basketball team will host Montana State Saturday at 2 p.m. at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula. It is the only game of the week for both teams.... more

Griz Softball Begins Practice

By SAM WALDORF - The Montana Griz softball team had its first practice of the spring Monday, Jan. 12. Montana went 7-1 in its inaugural fall season, winning its last seven games in a row.... more

Lady Griz Finish Weekend Sweep with 77-65 Victory (Photo Gallery)

By JOEL CARLSON - Kellie Cole Rubel led all scoring with 23 points and Montana shot a season-best 54.2 percent in a 77-65 victory over Idaho State Saturday afternoon at Dahlberg Arena in Missoula.... more

Lady Griz Top Wildcats (Photo Gallery)

By JOEL CARLSON - The Lady Griz shot just 34 percent Thursday night, but they held Weber State to 25 percent shooting and were +11 on the boards in posting a 53-43 victory over the Wildcats.... more

Lady Griz Host Weber State, Idaho State This Week

By JOEL CARLSON - The Montana women’s basketball team will host Weber State and Idaho State this week at Dahlberg Arena as the Big Sky Conference enters week two of 10 of its league schedule. ... more

Frisco Is Great Location For FCS Championship Game

By JIM O'DAY - I was part of a small committee assigned to look into the facilities and communities being considered as the site for the NCAA Division I Football Championship title game starting in 2010. ... more

North Dakota Holds on, Ends Lady Griz Winning Streak

BY JOEL CARLSON -Preseason Big Sky Conference favorite North Dakota, held off Montana, 59-52 Saturday afternoon in Grand Forks.... more