Turn back the clock to November of 2012. Montana had just lost to rival Montana State at home, which gave the Grizzlies a 5-6 record, their first losing season in a generation. It was then that coach Mick Delaney issued a bold promise, saying:
The hit was so violent you genuinely felt sorry for Garrett Safron.
It was the fall of 2008, and Brock Coyle had a decision to make.
Rocky Mountain College volleyball coach Laurie Kelly began the week anxiously awaiting the birth of her second granddaughter Gabrielle. She hopes to end it with her Battlin' Bears winning the Frontier Conference tournament championship in Great Falls.
This one is big.
Things are going pretty good for the Grizzlies on offense right now. They average nearly 40 points per game, and quarterback Jordan Johnson is throwing touchdown passes left and right without turning the ball over.
MISSOULA — Beau Baldwin saw the signs during the lead-up to the 2012 season.
DAVIS, Calif. — Sweet and sour is a good way to sum up Montana’s brief road history this season.
MISSOULA -- Cohesiveness can’t kick a field goal or catch a pass across the middle.
MISSOULA — The numbers were dizzying, really. But not in a good way.
MISSOULA -- Kandice Gregorak has again joined the University of Montana volleyball program as an assistant coach.
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With their offseason of uncertainty finally over, the Montana Grizzlies can focus on the business of football again.
Further on up the road, the Montana Grizzlies held their final football scrimmage in conjunction with their annual Media Day on Saturday at Washinton-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula. Two weeks away from their opener against South Dakota on Sept. 1, the Griz went pretty hard.
Montana State wraps up its spring practice season with a final football scrimmage Saturday in Great Falls.
It took awhile, but the Cats and Griz have finally filled key positions on their respective coaching staffs. One -- MSU's Kevin McGiven -- is a new addition while the other -- UM's Ty Gregorak -- is well known on campus already.
MISSOULA -- Justin Green has been hired as the running backs coach at Montana.
Mike Breske's defensive philosophy, naturally, has changed through the years. But what's probably most impressive is the way his mindset has evolved to combat the spread offense that is so rampant in college football today. Just look at what the Grizzlies did on D this past season. It was pr…
MISSOULA -- Ty Gregorak, an assistant football coach and recruiting coordinator at Montana from 2003 to 2009, has been rehired by the Grizzlies.
BUTTE — Montana Tech has named two finalists to replace longtime football coach Bob Green.