The NAIA Men’s Basketball Game of the Week lived up to its billing Saturday night in Lewiston, Idaho. In a back and forth contest to determine the Frontier Conference regular season championship, Montana Western suffered an 85-92 loss to Lewis-Clark State.
The Montana Western women’s basketball team matched up against Lewis-Clark State knowing it would be their last contest of the season. The Bulldogs left it all on the court in an exciting contest but fell to the Warriors 58-61.
Head coach Lisa Griffiths has announced the 2015 competition schedule for the University of Montana Western volleyball program.
The Montana Western men’s basketball team entered the contest needing one win to capture the Frontier Conference regular season championship. They left Montana Tech still needing one win to secure the title after an 80-71 loss to the Orediggers.
The Montana Western women’s basketball teams took to the road needing two wins for a chance to play in the Frontier Conference Tournament. Their hopes were snuffed out with an 80-71 loss to the Montana Tech Orediggers.
Wally Feldt was honored with the 2015 Frontier Conference Service Award at a ceremony between the Montana Western and University of Great Falls basketball games.
Montana Western senior point guard Stephen McCall was selected Frontier Conference men’s basketball player of the week.
The Montana Western Bulldogs started the contest with a hot shooting hand and finished one game closer to clinching the Frontier Conference title with a 86-76 win over the University of Great Falls.
The Montana Western women’s basketball team showed its toughness, overcoming a wide halftime margin on senior night. In the end, the effort was not quite enough and the Bulldogs fell 77-85 to the University of Great Falls.
Between the women's and men's Saturday evening home games, the senior basketball players and cheerleaders will be recognized. The nine basketball players represent 723 games played for the Bulldogs and have written themselves into the UMW record books.