University of Montana Western Rodeo Head Coach Iola “Olie” Else has announced the schedule for the University of Montana Western Rodeo, which will take place this Friday, Sept. 30 through Sunday, Oct. 2.
The Frontier Conference announced today that Mindy Kaufman (Alta, Wyo./Teton) was selected as the Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week. She becomes the first runner in school history to be awarded with the honor.
Looking to battle themselves back to a .500 record and first place in the conference, the University of Montana Western Bulldogs (8-8, 3-1) welcomed the No. 25 Lewis-Clark State Warriors (6-7, 2-2) to the Straugh on Sunday afternoon. The Dawgs all-around team performance helped them beat LC State, a team they haven’t beaten in over 10 years, in four sets (25-21, 25-13, 22-25, 25-18).
The University of Montana Western (3-2, 2-2) found themselves back home after two road defeats looking to break their losing streak, and they did just that. Behind an explosive offense and stifling defense, the Dawgs thrashed the MSU-Northern Lights (1-3, 1-2) 50-6 at Vigilante Stadium on Booster Bash Weekend.
Starting off the conference slate 2-0, the Montana Western Bulldogs (7-8, 2-1) were looking to go three for three. A game of costly errors and blown leads ended that goal, as the (RV) Montana Tech Orediggers (9-6, 1-2) took the win 3-1 in front of a raucous crowd at Straugh Gym in Dillon.
The University of Montana Western Rodeo team was back in action this past weekend at the Big Sky Regional Rodeo. The men’s and women’s teams’ combined to win four individual events, while keeping their places relatively secure in the overall standings.
The University of Montana Western football team made the 13-hour trip to Ashland, Ore. with hopes of upending No. 12 Southern Oregon, last year’s national runner-ups. The Raiders had other ideas though, as a touchdown in the last minute dashed those hopes, beating the Bulldogs 24-20 in front of 2310 fans at Raider Stadium.
Perseverance has been the name of the game when it comes to the University of Montana Western Bulldogs volleyball team this season, and Friday night’s game was no exception. The Dawgs (6-7, 1-0 FC) rallied back from a 0-2 set deficit to take the match in a thrilling five set victory (16-25, 16-25, 27-25, 25-19, 15-13) to open up conference play against the University of Great Falls (6-8, 0-1 FC).
Matt Strickland has been named as the associate head coach for the Montanan Western men’s basketball team, head coach Steve Keller announced today.
Tony Nakashima has been named as the assistant coach for the Montana Western women’s basketball team, head coach Lindsay Woolley announced today.
Cody, Wyo.- The University of Montana Western Rodeo team rode into action for the first time this past weekend for two rodeos at Northwest College. The two day rodeo saw the men’s team finish in the top three on both days, while the women’s squad also finished with high results on both Friday and Saturday.
Despite dropping their first game of the season this past Sunday, the University of Montana Western Bulldogs moved up three spots from No. 25 to No. 22 in the latest NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll.
Kyra Palmer (Kimberly, Idaho/Kimberly) and Tessa Miller (Manhattan, Mont./Manhattan) set single game career highs, but their performances were unable to help salvage a .500 weekend, as the University of Montana Western Volleyball (5-7, 0-0) squad dropped three of four matches at the Five Points Bank Invite in Hastings, Neb.
Photo: Wally Feldt Eastern Oregon University’s Zach Bartlow threw for 343 yards, including three touchdown passes of more than 45-yards, to help the (RV) Eastern Oregon University Mountaineers defeat No. 25 University of Montana Western Bulldogs 35-23 in Dillon.
Montana Western Bulldog athletics was recently selected by the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) as a 2015-2016 Champions of Character Five-Star Institution.
No. 25 University of Montana Western Bulldogs (2-0, 1-0) used another workmanlike effort from Sam Rutherford (Great Falls, Mont./Centerville) and J.D. Ferris (Dillon, Mont./Beaverhead County), as well as great starting field positions to beat Frontier Conference foe College of Idaho 26-13 in front of a packed house at Simplot Stadium in Caldwell, Idaho.
University of Montana Western women’s basketball coach Lindsay Woolley announced today that Cierra Lamey and Taylor Howlett would be joining the Bulldogs program as transfer student-athletes.
Following a convincing victory against No. 21 Dickinson State University on Saturday night, the Frontier Conference has recognized a member of the Bulldog offense for his outstanding play in the season opener.
Taking the field for the first time in 2016, # 25 Montana Western (1-0, 0-0) put in a dominating performance Saturday night in Miles City. Smothering defense and an unstoppable running game helped contribute to the 29-13 victory over Dickinson State University (0-1, 0-0).
The University of Montana Western Bulldogs Volleyball (4-4) road trip continued this weekend, seeing their travels take them just up the road to Butte, Mont. There they participated in the Big Sky Volleyball Challenge, hosted by Frontier Conference rival Montana Tech.
The University of Montana Western Bulldogs Volleyball (3-1) saw their first action of the season this past weekend, heading to Denver to participate in the Johnson and Wales Tournament. New Head Coach Brent Lewis and his team started the season strong, finishing 3-1 on the weekend.
The University of Montana Western Football team is gearing up for the start of the regular season and has two activities slated for later this week.
The University of Montana Western Bulldog summer football scrimmage is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 13, 2016 at 11 a.m. at Vigilante Field in Dillon, Mont.