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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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Conference phenom Brandon Brown leads UMW basketball

Editor's note: Brandon Brown was selected as the Frontier Conference Player of the Year.

As the University of Montana Western men’s basketball team seeks to head for the Frontier Conference championship game and the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) national tournament for the second year in a row, a humble but determined leader is forging the way.

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Montana Western seniors lead in classroom and on court

Two University of Montana Western seniors are leading examples of academic and athletic success.

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Hard work pays off for Cody Thueringer, Bulldogs

Three years ago, Cody Thueringer transferred to the University of Montana Western and the Bulldog varsity basketball team after playing basketball one year at Highline Community College in Seattle, Wash.

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Chris Wells continues a football legacy at Montana Western

As University of Montana Western’s Chris Wells suits up for the Bulldogs’ first 2010 football game against rival Montana Tech, the trials and stress of his busy life will fade as he walks to the field.

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Dedication has its rewards for UMW's Theresa Bennett

A winner of multiple athletic awards and international volleyball experience as well as a business education major with a focus on special education, Theresa Bennett is a standout athlete and student.

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Montana Western student athletes rise to the challenge

Montana Western's Kristen Luedtke and Terry Hauser rise to the challenge demanded of college student athletes.

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