University of Montana Western head football coach Ryan Nourse announced the signing of 12 new Bulldogs to Frontier Conference Letters of Intent. Eight of the new recruits hail from Montana, three from Idaho and one from Washington.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team will head into the Frontier Conference playoffs on a five-game winning streak after hosting Montana Tech and Lewis-Clark State College on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 21 and 22.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team traveled to Havre, Mont. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 to take on the Montana State University-Northern Skylights.
As the regular season winds down, the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team had two critical games last week. The first was on the road to Havre, Mont. to take on the Frontier Conference leading Montana State University-Northern Lights. The second was at home against the Carroll College Saints, who are currently at the bottom of the conference standings.
On Feb. 16 and 17, the University of Montana Western equestrian team traveled to Billings, Mont. to compete in three regular western shows and a regional western show hosted by Rocky Mountain College. Montana Western competed against Rocky Mountain College, Montana State University, Utah State University, the University of Montana and Carroll College.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team was fired up when they hosted the Westminster Griffins (20-5, 7-4) on Saturday, Feb. 9. In the teams’ first meeting, held Dec. 1 at Westminster, Montana Western was handed their worst loss of the season: a 63-84 blowout with 23 turnovers and only four steals.
University of Montana Western head football coach Ryan Nourse announced the signing of 11 Montana student athletes to Frontier Conference/NAIA Letters of Intent. This group represents the first of the 2013 Bulldog signings.
University of Montana Western head coach Lisa Griffiths announced that Kendra Mendicino of San Diego, Calif. signed a Frontier Conference/NAIA Letter of Intent. Mendicino will transfer from San Diego Mesa College and will compete with the Bulldogs in the fall of 2013 with two years of eligibility.
The University of Montana Western was on the road Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1 and 2, to Helena and Great Falls. The Bulldogs narrowly escaped with a 77-74 win against the Carroll College Saints (1-20, 0-10) on Friday. In Saturday’s game, the University of Great Falls (15-10, 6-5) avenged a previous loss to Montana Western, 59-71 on Jan. 12, with a 68-66 overtime victory.
Dave Kendall, who served as the Western Montana College (now the University of Montana Western) Head Athletic Trainer for 30 years and fully modernized the campus athletic training program, died on Nov. 23, 2012 at the age of 70.