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Women's basketball picks up two wins to start season

The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team started off on the right foot by beating the University of Lethbridge in two games this weekend, 64-52 and 71-62.

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Football loses by a touchdown to Carroll

The University of Montana Western Bulldog football squad lost to the Carroll College Saints 21-14 this past weekend.

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Bulldog basketball kicks off this weekend

University of Montana Western Bulldog basketball kicks off this Friday and Saturday as the men's and women's teams face the University of Lethbridge. To catch the 2012-2013 Montana Western Bulldogs in action, head to the Straugh Gymnasium on Friday, Oct. 12 and Saturday, Oct. 13 with the women starting the action at 5:30 p.m. followed by the men at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, game times will be at 2 p.m and 4 p.m.

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Bulldog football prepares for Carroll College

The University of Montana Western football plays conference rival Carroll College on Saturday, Oct. 13.

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UMW volleyball splits road matches

The University of Montana Western volleyball team traveled to Billings on Friday, Oct. 5 to take on Rocky Mountain College. On Saturday, the Bulldogs continued east until they reached Dickinson, N.D., home of the Blue Hawks of Dickinson State University.

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Montana Western volleyball on a roll

The University of Montana Western volleyball team continued their winning ways over two more Frontier Conference teams. On Friday, Sept. 28, the Bulldogs prevailed in five sets over Rocky Mountain College and on Saturday, Sept. 29, Montana Western took down Dickinson State University in straight sets.

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Montana Western volleyball drops road match

The University of Montana Western volleyball team traveled 925 total miles to take on Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, Idaho on Saturday, Sept. 15. Although the match did not end in the Bulldogs’ favor, the long trip was still a step in the right direction. The Lewis-Clark Warriors handled the Bulldogs in straight sets, 25-19, 25-20, 25-17.

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Janelle Handlos named interim athletic director

The University of Montana Western has named Janelle Handlos interim athletic director and manager of the Bulldog Athletic and Recreation Complex (BARC). Handlos will take over for outgoing athletic director Mark Durham, who will be leaving his position on June 1, 2012.

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Three Bulldogs earn NAIA All-American honors

Three University of Montana Western Bulldog basketball players — Brandon Brown, Kyle Erickson and Hayley Pettit — received NAIA Division I All-America honors Tuesday.

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UMW alumnus continues a stellar career as a student athlete

University of Montana Western alumnus and world champion snowmobile competitor Keith Curtis manages to balance being a Dean’s List student with his passion for snowmobile hill climbing.

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