UMW News BureauThis week in Bulldog athletics. UMW NEWS BUREAU It was a successful weekend for Bulldog basketball. Although the women lost to Minot State University 61-72 on Friday, they returned to the Straugh Gymnasium on Saturday to thump Dickinson State College 96-77. The men's basketball took their pre-season record to 4-0 at the Craig Finberg Memorial tournament. The Bulldogs handily defeated The College of Idaho 84-47 on Friday and Dickinson State University 74-65 on Saturday. Carroll College dealt the Bulldog football squad a tough 3-42 loss in Helena on Saturday, bringing the Bulldogs regular season record to 0-8. The Bulldog volleyball team lost to Rocky Mountain College 0-3 on Thursday and also lost to Carroll College 0-3 on Friday. Women's basketball hits the road for a Tuesday game against the Yellowjackets at Montana State University-Billings, 7 p.m. On Thursday, Bulldog volleyball will be in Butte to face the Montana Tech Orediggers at 7 p.m. On Saturday, Bulldog football hits the road to La Grande, Ore. to face Eastern Oregon University at 12 p.m. The men's basketball team returns to the court for an exhibition game at Southern Utah University at 7 p.m.
The University of Montana Western has launched a national search for the provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs position.