Here's the latest coverage of how Montana and Wyoming sports have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.
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How is Montana's football recruiting being impacted by the coronavirus pandemic? Griz recruiting coordinator Justin Green breaks it all down.
Montana high school sports will become out of season beginning May 7, and specific requirements will up to individual schools and school districts.
This year's finalists will be honored during a virtual award ceremony.
The MHSA initially had said schools would have to be back in session by May 4 to be able to have spring sports.
The 2020 Governor's Cup, which was set to be the 47th consecutive edition, has been canceled according to race director Bryan Haines.
Azure was scheduled to fight at UFC 249 next Saturday in California, but the event was suspended indefinitely.
The spring sports suspension's deadline is the same day as Montana's stay-at-home order and K-12 school closure.
Jim Murphy, the state health department's Communicable Disease Control and Prevention Bureau chief stated that no cases of COVID-19 were spread at state basketball tournaments in March.
The annual rodeo, which draws competitors from across the country to Casper, was set to run June 14-20.
Montana-Alberta American Legion Baseball still hopes to play a conference schedule and state tournament this summer.
MSU coach Jeff Choate is confident all his assistant and players are dealing with this spring's unusual circumstances.
Caleb Frare had a forgettable 2019, but March looked "awesome" for the Chicago White Sox pitcher from Miles City thanks to strong spring training outings and the birth of his son.
BILLINGS — A year ago at this time, members of the Yellowstone Valley Distance Project racing team — including eight female runners who were preparing for the Boston Marathon — were regularly meeting once a week at Pioneer Park to train.
What happens if there's no football? It would be especially hard on Montana since it relies on ticket sales more than anyone else in the Big Sky.
Lights at football fields all across Montana were on Friday night as a symbol of hope for athletes whose spring seasons have been cut short by COVID-19.
Curious what the Montana men's basketball roster is going to look like next season? We were too.
March came in like a lion and left us feeling empty.
The athletic director also discussed construction plans for MSU's $18 million Bobcat Athletic Complex.
Danny Sprinkle has used his cell phone more than ever. Tricia Binford has worked on puzzles with her daughter. Jeff Choate has spoken to his family more than he has in a long time.
From zero to 15, the number of spring practices that Big Sky Conference football teams got in varied greatly.
The NCAA has announced all spring student-athletes will be eligible for another year to play, while winter sports will not
"The MHSA Executive Board and Staff doesn’t want to give false hope regarding the resumption of spring activities, however we don’t want to make a decision when there still is hope."
Like many athletic departments across the country, Montana is trying to figure out what the ongoing coronavirus pandemic will mean for it financially.
A freak injury and medically induced coma were just the beginning of Jessy Davis' scary two months in Utah.
Ioane and the rest of the Bobcats advanced to the FCS semifinals last season.
Quarterback will join Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears next fall.
Jeff Choate has significantly more time at home these days.
Montana coaches trying everything they possibly can to keep their student-athletes in shape while they're forced to be apart.
Montana football coach Bobby Hauck loved the work ethic of his team in spring ball. But he didn't get to see it very long.
Griz softball ace Tristin Achenbach was putting up Big Sky Pitcher of the Year numbers before the coronavirus pandemic abruptly halted the season.
Choate said social distancing has taught his staff — especially him — a thing or two about technology.
While other businesses have been forced to shut their doors, golf courses have remained open. But they haven't been immune to the effects of COVID-19.
The Big Sky's cancellation includes all spring football practices and games.
Like many senior athletes, Petsch said the cancellation of spring season was "devastating."
As the NCAA continues to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, several rulings have been handed down over the past two weeks.
Tricia Binford wishes she could’ve told her team that its season was over herself.
A collection of former and current players have formed an advocacy group asking that Major League Baseball roughly double salaries in the minors to $15,000 per season.
There will be more inspirational stories, good teams and fun moments when sports return.
Will there be baseball? Despite the coronavirus scare, the Missoula Paddleheads are staying optimistic about their June 19 home opener.
Jessy Davis spent more than a month in a Utah hospital after being placed into a medically induced coma and undergoing surgery.
Members of the team began feeling ill during a road trip through Washington, Oregon and British Columbia last week.
Dawson's softball team came within one game of the NJCAA World Series a year ago and was ranked in the top 25 entering the current season.
Coach Chris Stutzriem agrees with the decision to postpone, saying, “I think it’s what’s most important right now.”
Five events are included in the spring sports lineup.
Due to coronavirus pandemic, status of MSU Spring Rodeo to be determined. Fate of the CNFR will depend on progression or suppression of the spread of COVID-19.
MSUB athletic director Krista Montague said two players have since been tested for both influenza and COVID-19.
The cancellations include the football spring game and all other Bobcat Club events.
BILLINGS — Add the Montana Open Wrestling Tournament to the list of sporting events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Big Sky mulls pulling plug on spring sports: "I think the immediate decision for us over the next 24 to 48 hours is what do we do with the remaining spring sports season and practice for the spring sports.”
The Spartans and Warriors spent Saturday on the bus grappling with the abrupt end to their basketball seasons. Their lives got crazier over the next three days.
The day the Big Sky Conference basketball tournament ground to a halt
Montana State University Billings' spring sports season was officially canceled on Monday.
Dawson Community College and Miles Community College sanction NJCAA spring sports.
MISSOULA — The University of Montana announced on Monday that the Grizzlies' spring football game would be canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
The MHSA will reevaluate the spring sports season's status on April 13.
NAIA spring sport athletes won't be charged a season of competition.
The team returned on a chartered bus after several players starting feeling ill.
Musher Jessie Royer is giving Montanans something to cheer about at the Iditarod as other sports shut down.
"We’re going to hang a banner, we’re doing all that stuff and enjoying it, because the kids are very deserving of it."
There were no pep bands, no cheerleaders and only about 200 fans as the Wisconsin prep rivals faced off in a playoff game that might have drawn close to 2,000 in just about any other circumstance.
Coronavirus pandemic to blame for another season put on hold.
Feedback from coaches, players and fans ran the gamut after coronavirus forced the premature end of state basketball tourneys statewide.
The Pioneers plan to suspend their spring sports season for at least three weeks.
After the state basketball tournaments ended on the semifinal rounds, co-champions were left unsure of how to celebrate.
Montana's first presumptive cases of the novel coronavirus prompted the MHSA to cancel all state tournaments after the semifinals.
Updates from the second day of the Class A girls state basketball tournament.
After four presumptive cases of coronavirus reached Montana, the MHSA said it had no choice but to cancel the state tournaments at all four sites.
The State C girls basketball tournament reached day two in Missoula this morning. Check back throughout the day for updates.
After dominant defensive showings Friday night, Billings West and Helena Capital will meet for the girls AA state title Saturday night.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — The board of directors for the Mountain West Conference has now officially canceled all remaining spring sports competitions a…
The league includes teams from Great Falls, Butte, Helena and Missoula.
LARAMIE, Wyo. — Due to the rapidly changing situation surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, the Mountain West Conference announced Thursday th…
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock has declared a state of emergency. Still, MHSA tournaments play on.
BOISE, Idaho — Kent Haslam has been around college sports long enough to understand just how much work student-athletes put into chasing a dream.
Decision made as a way to help limit the spread of coronavirus.
The NAIA announced Thursday that it is canceling its winter sports championships, including the women's basketball national championship that was scheduled to be played in Billings beginning next week, due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Big Sky Conference has canceled the remainder of its 2020 basketball championship due to coronavirus concerns.
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