CHENEY, Wash. — If you're asking Montana football coach Mick Delaney, the "playoffs" start this weekend.
MISSOULA — Dylan Zylstra knows a thing or two about Montana’s football rivalry with Montana State and how it’s been going on seemingly since Moses was a teenager.
MISSOULA -- Over the past four years, no team has given Montana migraines quite like Eastern Washington.
Montana State and Eastern Washington played an instant classic. It was two prolific offenses piling up yards and points, racing up and down the field at a blistering pace.
BOZEMAN — Have you ever run a marathon? Ever sprint the entire 26.2 miles?
BOZEMAN — When it was over and the dust from a 54-29 loss to Eastern Washington had settled, Montana State defensive coordinator Jamie Marshall plopped down in the team bus, shuffled the music on his iPhone, and Daniel Powter’s hit song “Bad Day” began playing.
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CHENEY, Wash. — Quincy Forte ran for a career-high 203 yards as third-seeded Eastern Washington pulled away from South Dakota State 41-17 in the second round of the FCS playoffs on a freezing Saturday afternoon.
Vernon Adams is the biggest star in the Big Sky Conference. And he shined brightly again Saturday in Eastern Washington’s 54-29 dismantling of Montana State.
BOZEMAN — Anticipation turned to dejection in a hurry Saturday at Bobcat Stadium.