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  • Eagles have won 5 of last 6 meetings against Grizzlies. Photo: EWU Athletics

    Eagles open up Big Sky play against Grizzlies

    The Eagles are 10-1 since 2012 against its rivals from the Treasure State – UM and Montana State. However, EWU's last venture to Missoula yielded a 57-16 thumping at the hands of the Griz.

  • Throwback Thursday: Montana Grizzlies face Furman in the 2001 National Championship game

    December 21, 2001: Montana facing Furman for the National Championship in Chattanooga Tennessee

  • The Vandals finished 6-2 in the Sun Belt Conference last season.

    Vandals take on South Alabama to kickoff Sun Belt play

    The Vandals are 35-51-1 all-time in conference openers. They are 1-6 in Sun Belt openers, including a 0-3 record since returning to the league in 2014.

  • This will be rematch of 2016 Pac-12 Championship game. Photo: UW Athletics

    Huskies open Pac-12 play against Colorado

    Last Dec. in Santa Clara, the Huskies beat the Buffaloes, 41-10, in the title game, in the teams' only meeting of 2016.

  • WSU is 3-0 for the first time since 2005. Photo: Washington State Athletics

    WSU continues homestand against Nevada on Saturday

    Washington State leads the all-time series with Nevada 2-1 and will be hosting the Wolfpack in Pullman for the first time in series history.

  • WSU will appear on the Pac-12 Network 16 times. Photo: WSU Athletics

    WSU men's basketball 2017-18 Pac-12 schedule released

    Washington State University men's basketball opens up Pac-12 play with two-straight games at Los Angeles on ESPN2, first against UCLA, Friday, Dec. 29 at 8 p.m., followed by a trip to the Galen Center to take on USC.

  • Press Pass Pullman: Week Three

    In this week's edition of Press Pass Pullman, head coach Mike Leach reflects on the Cougs' dominant win over Oregon State and looks ahead to Nevada, a team which features a myriad of connections to Washington State.

  • Super 8 Plays of the Week 9/18

    Check out this week's top plays from across the state!

  • Scoot's Place, Griz Team Barbershop

    Former Griz WR Caleb Lyons had to retire last year after suffering a head injury. He's now a student coach but he's also become the team barber. Watch him give Shaun Rainey a haircut on live TV and find out why all the players go to "Scoot's Place" to get a fresh cut. 
  • Crowd Surfing 9/17

    With the weather getting colder, things look a bit different for our local football games, as we take a look at during this week's Crowd Surfing.
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    Pettis propels Huskies to 48-16 win over Fresno State

    Dante Pettis had four touchdowns including an NCAA record-tying eighth punt return touchdowns of his career, and No. 6 Washington finished off the undercard of its schedule with a 48-16 rout of Fresno State on Saturday night

  • Rocky's Upset Bid Over #5 Montana Tech Comes Up Short

    The Battlin' Bears came into the second half down 20-0, but outscored the Diggers 28-14 in the second half.

  • Vandals move to 1-2 on the season. Photo: Idaho Athletics

    Vandals fall short against Western Michigan 37-28

    The Vandals took a nine-point lead into the fourth quarter after a 39-yard touchdown from Matt Linehan to Alfonso Onunwor.

  • WSU moves to 3-0 for first time since 2005.

    WSU beats Oregon State 52-23 to open up Pac-12 play

    Luke Falk threw six touchdown passes — three to Tavares Martin Jr. — and No. 21 Washington State beat Oregon State 52-23 on Saturday for its fourth consecutive victory over the Beavers.

  • A costly win for Montana, beat Savannah State 56-3

    A win is a win, but the Montana Grizzlies (2-1) suffered a loss alongside of their 56-3 drubbing of Savannah State (0-3) Saturday in Missoula.  Early in the second quarter, with Montana up 14-0 already, senior quarterback Reese Phillips was taken to the ground on a scramble play inside the pocket. He could not get up, laying on his stomach as his leg was turned almost 90 degrees the other way. Phillips was on the ground for minutes, trainers and head coach Bob Stitt attendi...

  • Kolste throws for 4 TD passes leading Whitworth to victory.

    Whitworth shuts out La Verne 53-0

    The 20th-ranked Pirates built a 43-0 halftime lead while improving to 3-0 with the non-conference victory.

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    Eagles break school record for sacks in 56-21 win over Rams

    The Eastern Washington University football team found a little history on the school's first ever venture to New York. With EWU's defense registering a school-record 10 sacks and the offense piling up 650 total yards, the No. 12 Eagles defeated Fordham of the Patriot League Saturday.

  • This will be Whitworth's final non-conference game of season. Photo: Whitworth Athletics

    Whitworth football to host La Verne in Pine Bowl

    The 20th-ranked Pirates (2-0) are coming off of a 49-10 win over Whittier University in their home opener last Saturday. Saturday will mark the 12th all-time meeting between the two schools.

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    Huskies prepare for clash with Fresno State Saturday

    The Washington football team (2-0) wraps up the non-conference schedule this Saturday as Fresno State (1-1) visits Husky Stadium for a 6:30 p.m. game

  • Last week the Vandals snapped a six-game winning streak dating back to last season.

    Vandals hit road for 1st time this season against Western Michigan

    Idaho will play a game coming off a loss for the first time since Nov. 5, 2016. Last week's loss snapped a six-game winning streak, Idaho's longest streak since 1994.

  • Cougars beat Boise State last week after being down 31-10. Photo: WSU Athletics

    WSU opens Pac-12 play against Oregon State

    Washington State opened 2017 with a 31-0 victory over Montana State, notching the first shutout since 2013 and followed with a triple overtime win over Boise State last week.

  • This will be EWU's fourth game ever in the Eastern time zone. Photo: EWU Athletics

    Eagles look for 1st victory against Fordham

    After a pair of close games that got away from them after halftime, the No. 12 Eagles travel to New York City this Saturday (Sept. 16) for a game versus Fordham of the Patriot League.

  • The non-conference slate slate featurs eight games at home. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga men's basketball releases non-conference schedule

    The non-conference slate features eight games inside the McCarthey Athletic Center. The Zags face a potential of five teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament in 2016-17.

  • Season will feature 30 games. Photo: EWU Athletics

    EWU's 2017-18 women's basketball schedule set

    The campaign features 30 games, 14 of which will be contested at home on Reese Court. The Eagles play one lone exhibition on Reese Court against NAIA member Master's University on Nov. 5.

  • Grizzly Sports Report, 9-11-17

    Head Coach Bob Stitt and Safety Josh Sandry join Shaun Rainey to discuss the teams 63-7  to Washington. Riley Corcoran joins the show for the "call of the game" and Ben Wineman updates us on all the other fall sports at UM.
  • Press Pass Pullman: Week Two

    On this week's edition of Press Pass Pullman, Mike Leach says whether it will be Luke Falk or Tyler Hilinski under center when the Cougars face Oregon State on Saturday at Martin Stadium. Leach also talks about what his team needs to work on after a close win over Boise State, including some harsh words for his highly touted offensive line. In the 'Fan Question of the Week,' Leach talks about what musical group he would join if he could, and some of the famous musicians he's met durin...
  • Super 8 Plays of the Week 9/11

    This week gridiron heavy as we look at the top plays from this week's Montana sports.

  • Crowd Surfing 9/10

    After the third week of the season, it's easy to see which teams are rising, and which are falling, but it's all about the thrill of the climb.

  • WSU was down 31-10 in the 4th quarter

    WSU pulls off comeback to beat Boise State in 3OT

    Jamal Morrow caught a 23-yard pass and dove across the goal line in the third overtime to lift No. 20 Washington State to a 47-44 comeback victory over Boise State on Saturday night.

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    Huskies move to 2-0 after 63-7 win over Montana

    Washington rushed for 213 yards as a team and averaged 5.8 yards per carry, but Browning was the second-leading rusher with his 50 yards

  • Montana State Comes Up Just Short Against #4 South Dakota State

    Montana State sophomore quarterback Chris Murray has a career day, but it's not enough to get the Bobcats their first win.

  • Washington outclasses Montana 63-7

    The Montana Grizzlies (1-1) dropped their first game of the season 63-7 against the Washington Huskies (2-0) on Saturday night in Seattle.  The number 8th ranked Huskies started fast, and never looked back as they cruised to their second win of the season. UW quarterback Jake Browning only threw four incompletions, going 22-26 with 259 yards and two scores, both thrown to Bozeman native and former Montana Gatorade Player of the Year Will Dissly. Browning also ran for one sc...
  • Rebels get 550 yards of total offense in win against Vandals. Photo: Idaho Athletics

    Vandals drop to UNLV 44-16

    A tough third quarter proved to be too much to overcome as Idaho (1-1) lost at home to UNLV (1-1) on Saturday afternoon, 44-16.

  • NDSU ran for 375 yards in their win over EWU. Photo: EWU Athletics

    North Dakota State rolls past Eastern Washington 40-13

    Eastern Washington University suffered its second-straight defeat on the young season as NDSU used a 35-3 scoring run and 375 rushing yards to roll past the No. 7/6 Eagles 40-13.

  • Ian Kolste throws 3 TD passes to bring his season total to 9. Photo: Whitworth Athletics

    Whitworth wins home opener, beating Whittier 49-10

    Whitworth University ran out to a 25-0 lead late in the second quarter and cruised to a 49-10 win over visiting Whittier College on Saturday afternoon at the Whitworth Pine Bowl.

  • Eagles outshot Gonzaga 19-7. Photo: EWU Athletics

    EWU soccer beats Gonzaga for 1st time since 2002

    The Eagles outshot Gonzaga 19-7. EWU has now outshot every opponent so far this season. This win pushes head coach Chad Bodnar's career home record to 21-6-5 since he took over in 2014.

  • Ohio State and Stanford will be among the field. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga women's basketball a part of Play4Kay Shootout

    The Bulldogs will cap the first night of play by facing Belmont at 8 pm on November 23. The Zags and the Bruins have never met in program history.

  • Dry conditions and heightened fire concerns cause for ban.

    Ban placed on open flames for all tailgating and pregame festivities for Vandals football game

    This ban will be in place for all tailgating and pregame festivities surrounding Idaho’s home football game Saturday, against UNLV.

  • You can watch the 50th game live on SWX. Photo: EWU Athletics

    EWU and NDSU to play in 50th Game on the Red Turf on SWX

    In what will be the 50th game on the famed red turf of Roos Field, kickoff is 1:05 p.m. in a game televised live by SWX

  • Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    No. 22 Bulldogs prepare for instate matches

    The Zags were supposed to play the Huskies in Spokane, but poor air quality made the move to Seattle necessary.

  • Every "Born Great" Fan pack purchased at the game ensures a child can attend the Club for an entire year.

    Boys & Girls Club promotes "Born Great" campaign with EWU

    The Boys & Girls Club of Spokane will host Eastern Washington football's first home game against North Dakota State as a part of their inaugural "Born Great" campaign.

  • UW beat Rutgers last Friday 30-14. Photo: UW Athletics

    Huskies open up home schedule against Montana

    Fresh from a season-opening 30-14 win at Rutgers last Friday, the UW football team  (1-0) opens the 2017 home season against Montana (1-0), welcoming the Grizzlies to Husky Stadium for the first time since 1951.

  • Press Pass Pullman: Week One

    It might be the season premiere of Press Pass Pullman, but Mike Leach is already in mid-season form. This week, after talking about his team's win over Montana State, Coach Leach theorizes about Bigfoot, aliens, and galaxies that are far, far away. He also demonstrates how simple it is to throw a proper shovel pass and talks about a few Texas Tech quarterbacks who struggled to do so.
  • Grizzly Sports Report, 9-4-17

    The Montana Grizzlies get the 45-23 win over Valpo. Coach Stitt, WR Jerry Louie-McGhee join Shaun Rainey to break down the victory. Riley Corcoran also joins the show for the "call of the game" and Ben Wineman updates us on the other fall sports at UM.
  • Super 8 Plays of the Week 9/4

    Check out this week's top plays from the gridiron and soccer pitch!

  • Bobcat Sports Report: Washington State

    Breaking down the Bobcats 31-0 loss at Washington State. Jay Sanderson talks with head coach Jeff Choate. Kyle Sherman sits down with sophomore quarterback Chris Murray. The premiere of Big Cats, Little Trucks with Matt Brownlow. Plus, the Bobcat Breakdown featuring sophomore wide receiver Kevin Kassis.
  • Sparks' Game Winning Kickoff Return is Deja Vu for Rocky

    Last year it was a 93 yard return from Sam Sparks that saved the Battlin' Bears win. This year, it only took Sparks 86 yards.

  • Crowd Surfing 9/3

    Week two of football season brought some slick moves - on and off the field!
  • MSUB Women End Road Trip with Loss to Drury

    For the second straight game, a late goal for the Montana State University Billings women’s soccer team was not enough as the Yellowjackets fell to Drury University 2-1 Sunday at Foster Field on the campus of the University of Nebraska Kearney.

  • No. 24 Washington St. dominates Montana St. 31-0 to win first opener under Mike Leach

    Luke Falk threw for 311 yards and three touchdowns, setting the school career touchdowns passing record, as No. 24 Washington State beat Montana State 31-0 in the season opener for both teams on Saturday night.

  • Sparks' Deja Vu Return Lifts Rocky to Win Over MSU Northern

    It took 307 yards rushing and an 86-yard kickoff return for a touchdown for the Rocky Mountain College football team defeat Montana State University-Northern, 32-25, in Frontier Conference action at Herb Klindt Field on Saturday afternoon. The 307 rushing yards from Rocky Mountain (1-1, 1-0 Frontier) is the most by a Battlin’ Bears team since November 15, 2014. Mason Melby ran for 149 yards and Sam Sparks added 114 for the Bears. They are the first Rocky duo to run for 100-plus...
  • Griz Slow to Start; Heat Up in Second Half to Beat Valpo

    Starting quarterback Reese Phillips, who was making his first collegiate start, went 27-38 for 381 yards and four touchdowns.

  • Photo: EWU Athletics

    Tech too much for Eastern as Red Raiders cruise to 56-10 win in opener

    Texas Tech scored touchdowns on seven-straight possessions and rolled past Eastern Washington University 56-10 Saturday (Sept. 2) at Jones AT&T Stadium in Lubbock, Texas, in the season-opener for both teams.

  • Photo: Whitworth Athletics

    Whitworth opens with crushing 56-13 win at Central

    Ian Kolste passed for 473 yards and six touchdowns, three to senior wide receiver Kevin Thomas, as visiting Whitworth rolled to a season-opening 56-13 win at Central College (Iowa) on Saturday afternoon.

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    No. 8 Washington defeats Rutgers 30-14 in season opener

    Dante Pettis woke up No. 8 Washington just before halftime with his sixth career punt return for a touchdown and Jake Browning threw two second-half touchdown passes in a tougher-than-expected 30-14 victory over rebuilding Rutgers on Friday night.

  • Aaron Duckworth rushed for a career-high 142 yards

    Vandals win season opener over Sacramento State 28-6

    University of Idaho football defeated Sacramento State 28-6 Thursday, at the Kibbie Dome in the season opener for both teams.

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    No. 8 UW opens 2017 season on road at Rutgers

    Washington is 86-35-6 all-time in season openers, good for a mark of .701.

  • Arizona State, Nevada, and Portland State in town for home tournament. Photo: Gonzaga Athletics

    Zags host Gonzaga Invitational this weekend

    Gonzaga has seen plenty of success in home tournaments, going 11-4 in such matches over the last four years, claiming two tournament titles in the last three years.

  • Western overcomes inconsistent offense by leaning on defense

    After a close 16-14 victory in their season opener against the College of Idaho, the Montana Western Bulldogs are 1-0. While the Bulldogs are happy with the end result, they were anything but when it came to their offensive struggles.

  • EWU to take on Hofstra and Cornell. Photo: EWU Athletics

    EWU soccer travels to New York for road trip

    This will be the first time Eastern has competed against Hofstra and Cornell. In fact, Eastern has never faced an Ivy League or a Colonial Athletic Association opponent in program history.

  • Wolff is a 5'7 guard from Germany. Photo: EWU Athletics

    EWU women's basketball adds Lea Wolff to 2017-18 roster

    Wolff is a 5-7 guard that brings success and experience from several German national teams, including the three-on-three U-18 National Team and the three-on-three Women National Team. 

  • Rocky Men and Women's Soccer Sweep of University of Mary

    Both teams now head to California for their next games at Menlo this Friday.

  • Vandals begin season on Thursday Aug. 31 against Sacramento State

    Vandals open up 2017 season on SWX

    The Vandals won their 2016 season opener, snapping a streak of five straight losses in season debuts.

  • Williams-Goss was drafted 55th overall by the Utah Jazz in the 2017 NBA Draft

    Former Zag Williams-Goss announces he will play basketball overseas

    Williams-Goss was selected 55th overall in the 2017 NBA Draft by the Utah Jazz, playing in seven games for the Jazz in this year's summer league. Williams-Goss tweeted on Monday his appreciation of the Jazz for giving him an opportunity in training camp, but wanted to further his career overseas.

  • Super 8 Plays of the Week 8/28

    Week one of the high school football season was not short of big performances, and neither was the high school golf, or Pioneer baseball league.

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    No. 24 WSU opens up 2017 season against Montana State

    Washington State leads the all-time series with Montana State 8-0, six of those wins coming in Pullman including the last meeting, 23-22 in 2010. Montana State went 4-7 last season including a 2-6 mark in Big Sky Conference play under second-year head coach Jeff Choate.

  • Eagles to play trio of Pac-12 opponents Photo: EWU Athletics

    Eagles men's basketball release non-conference schedule

    Three Pac-12 Conference opponents and a stretch of 10-straight games away from home are the task ahead for the Eagles as their 2017-18 schedule was announced on Friday (Aug. 25). The Eagles are coming off a third-straight appearance in a national postseason tournament, and were 22-12 overall a year ago.

  • Maddie Kincaid scores in 39th minute for Gonzaga

    Zags and SMU play to a 1-1 draw

    The Zags (2-0-1) created several chances against Southern Methodist, which is receiving votes and two spots out of the national Top 25. GU outshot the Mustangs, 21-16, with a 10-6 edge in shots on goal.

  • Rocky Mountain Falls in Season Opener to Dickinson State

    The Rocky Mountain College Battlin' Bears turn the ball over four times in a 43-28 loss to #15 Dickinson State.

  • The scrimmage is expected to be 70 plays. Photo: EWU Athletics

    Eagles to close preseason camp with scrimmage on Friday

    The Eastern Washington University football team will close its preseason camp with a game-like scrimmage Friday (Aug. 25) at Roos Field in Cheney, Wash. "Kickoff" in what is expected to be about a 70-play scrimmage.

  • The Zags finished ninth in the 2017 WCC Preseason Coaches Poll. Courtesy: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga volleyball opens 2017 season in Bozeman

    The Zags finished ninth in the 2017 WCC Preseason Coaches Poll, seven points behind Loyola Marymount for eighth and 12 above San Francisco in 10th.

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    EWU soccer prepares for first road trip of season at Montana Cup

    Opening weekend was successful for the Eagles as they defeated Omaha 5-1 last Friday (Aug. 18) and shutout South Dakota 1-0 the following Sunday (Aug. 20) to open the season 2-0-0.

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    Mata’afa named to Ted Hendricks Award watch list

    Mata'afa, a native of Lahaina, Hawaii, earned All-Pac-12 second team honors last season after finishing fifth in the league with 13.5 tackles including a team-high five sacks.

  • WSU ranked in AP preseason poll for third time in school history. Courtesy: WSU Cougars

    Washington State ranked No. 24 in AP preseason poll

    The Washington State football team will begin the season with a No. 24 ranking in the 2017 Associated Press preseason poll, released Monday. The Cougars' are one of four Pac-12 teams ranked in the Top 25 and it marks the third time in the history of the Associated Press poll.

  • Defense dominates in Eastern's first Fall scrimmage

    There were only compliments being passed around after Eastern Washington University defensive units held EWU's vaunted offense without a touchdown in EWU's 72-play scrimmage Saturday at Roos Field.

  • Vandals open their season on Aug. 31 against Sacramento State.

    Vandals to host open scrimmage on Saturday

    Idaho football will wrap up fall camp Saturday (Aug. 19), with a scrimmage at 10 a.m. in the Kibbie Dome. The scrimmage is open to the public and will be the final chance for fans to see the Vandals in action before the season opener Aug. 31, against Sacramento State.
     
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    Danielle Mauldin joins Eagles women's basketball coaching staff

    Mauldin is Saint Mary's and the West Coast Conference's all-time leading rebounder with 1,282 over four years and also set a SMC program record for double-doubles.

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    Zags women’s soccer home match versus BYU on ESPNU

    Gonzaga will host preseason No. 8 BYU from Luger Field in a meeting that will have first-year GU head coach Chris Watkins facing his former school.

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    Gonzaga women's soccer begins regular season Friday

    The Zags are unbeaten in their last five season-openers, dating back to the 3-1 win over South Dakota in 2012. GU beat Nevada in Hawaii in last season’s opener, 1-0.

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    Jake Browning named to Manning Award watch list

    Browning was named the Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Year and finished sixth in the Heisman Trophy voting after passing for 3,430 yards and a Pac-12, record-tying 43 touchdowns in 2016.

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    Vandals QB Linehan named to Manning Award watch list

    Linehan threw for 3,184 yards and 19 touchdowns as a junior, earning second-team All-Sun Belt honors. He also went on to capture the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl Most Valuable Player award, after leading the Vandals to a win over Colorado State.

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    Luke Falk named to Manning Award watch list

    Falk, a redshirt-senior, was also finalist for the Johnny Unitas Award and a semifinalist for the Davey O'Brien Award and Maxwell Award last season after throwing for the third-most yards in the country (4,468) and tying his own school-record with 38 touchdown passes.

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  • Who is the best quarterback in the Pac-12 right now?

  • Thank you for participating in our poll. Here are the results so far:

    Luke Falk
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    41%
    63 votes
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    2 votes
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