VERMILLION, S.D. — For the third time in four weeks, the Montana Grizzlies showed they’re tough enough to take a punch and resilient enough to respond with a haymaker.
This one is big.
Montana State’s 34-16 quarterfinal loss to Sam Houston State last week left Eastern Washington to carry the playoff torch for the Big Sky Conference.
What a long, strange trip it was.
After the return trip to his old haunts last week — which resulted in a 34-24 victory over Drake — Bobcats coach Rob Ash is sure of one thing.
MISSOULA — From the coaching staff to the starting quarterback, the Montana Grizzlies had a markedly different look Saturday afternoon.
New look, same result. The Montana Grizzlies eased a lot of fears Saturday with a dominating 35-24 victory over South Dakota. Picking up where they left off at the end of last season, the Griz took 98 offensive snaps, rolled up 315 rushing yards and scored three unanswered touchdowns to pull…
Joe Glenn led Montana to its last greatest triumph -- the 2001 NCAA Division I football championship. That's why his return to Washington-Grizzly Stadium on Saturday will be special for both Glenn, the Griz and their fans.
With their offseason of uncertainty finally over, the Montana Grizzlies can focus on the business of football again.
MISSOULA -- The second of Montana's three spring scrimmages will be held Saturday night under the newly installed field lights at Washington-Grizzly Stadium. The scrimmage begins at 6 p.m.
The University of Montana's 2012 football schedule was released Monday. It features six home games, with four Big Sky Conferences foes along with two non-conference Football Championship Subdivision squads.
Montana defensive coordinator Mike Breske is on his way to Washington State of the Pac-12 Conference.
LARAMIE — Nobody would have batted an eye if Brandon Self bolted Laramie.
The last time Montana took part in the FCS postseason, they fell three points shy of winning a national championship.
BOZEMAN — Who's up for a quick trip back in time? Hop in our trusty Gazette time machine and let's take a ride.
There's anxiety, and then there's full-blown hysteria. And following Montana's 42-28 loss at Sacramento State on Saturday, Griz Nation is suffering from a severe case of trepidation.
LARAMIE — Wyoming has been selected by the media to finish sixth in the Mountain West Conference football standings this season.
The 2011 football season will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Montana Grizzlies' last national championship. UM defensive coordinator Mike Breske, who served in the same capacity on the 2001 title team, returned to Missoula last season after a seven-year absence.
NOTE: The 2011 football season will mark the 10-year anniversary of the Montana Grizzlies' last national championship. UM defensive coordinator Mike Breske, who served in the same capacity on the '01 title team, returned to Missoula last season after a seven-year hiatus.
Rob Ash called it heartbreaking. Mike Rider labeled it unfortunate.