The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced that 124 Division I women's basketball student-athletes were named 2012-13 Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. The list included three of Montana Western’s women’s basketball players, Sammi Bignell, Brittney Leibenguth and Kassi Kerbs. Montana Western men’s basketball player Tyler Miller also made the list.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team will advance to the NAIA Elite Eight for the first time in school history after taking out the third-ranked Lee University Flames (Cleveland, Tenn.).
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team pulled off a thrilling overtime win in their first round match-up in the 2013 Buffalo Funds-NAIA Division I National Tournament. The Bulldogs overcame an early deficit to take out the Philander Smith Panthers (Little Rock, Ark.) 99-94.
The Annual University of Montana Western Classic Basketball Tourney will be held on Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, 2013 on the campuses of Montana Western and the Beaverhead County High School.
Frontier Conference commissioner Kent Paulson announced the 2012-13 all-conference men’s basketball team as well as individual award winners on Wednesday, March 6 after balloting by the league’s coaches. Later that day, the University of Montana Western found out they will be heading to Kansas City, Mo. for the national tournament.
The University of Montana Western Athletics Department announced it will add Frontier Conference and National Intercollegiate Athletics Association (NAIA) competitive cross country teams starting in fall 2015.
There was no stopping the red-hot Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears in last night’s Frontier Conference Championship, held in Montana Western’s Straugh Gymnasium.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team hosted the third-seeded Montana State University-Northern Lights on Saturday, March 2. The Bulldogs held on for the 68-59 semi-final victory and earned the rights to host tonight’s Frontier Conference Championship.
The University of Montana Western equestrian team traveled to Missoula, Mont. on March 2 and 3, 2013 to compete in two English horse shows and the Regional English show hosted by the University of Montana.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team traveled to Salt Lake City, Utah to play the Westminster Griffins in a semi-finals game on Friday, March 1. The Griffins, who are currently the number three team in the nation and the number one seed in conference play, went into the game with a 14-1 conference record with their only loss coming from Carroll College.