Carroll FB, Rocky VB top polls

2014-07-29T16:37:00Z Carroll FB, Rocky VB top pollsGazette Staff The Billings Gazette
July 29, 2014 4:37 pm  • 

WHITEFISH -- Relying on last year's results, Frontier Conference coaches picked defending champions to repeat in the preseason football and volleyball polls for 2014.

Carroll College received seven of eight first-place votes in the football poll. Rocky Mountain College received the other first-place vote and was second in the coaches poll.

Southern Oregon, Eastern Oregon, Montana Tech, Montana State-Northern, Montana Western and College of Idaho rounded out the football poll.

The Rocky Mountain College volleyball team earned six first-place votes to earn the top spot. The Battlin' Bears are the defending Frontier Conference tournament champions.

Regular-season champion Lewis-Clark State was second, while Montana Tech and Montana State Northern received the other first-place votes.

Carroll College was third, followed by Tech, Northern, Westminster College, Great Falls and Montana Western.

Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own teams.

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