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Montana stuns Southeast Missouri State 34-24 in FCS playoffs

Nov. 27, 2022 02:28 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Malik Flowers scored on a kickoff return, Junior Bergen scored on a punt return and Montana scored 31 straight points over an 11-minute span to stun Southeast Missouri State 34-24 in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night. Robby Hauck finished...

Montana beats Montana State-Northern 63-51

Nov. 23, 2022 00:57 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Josh Bannan scored 15 points as Montana beat NAIA-member Montana State-Northern 63-51 on Tuesday. Bannan also added 12 rebounds for the Grizzlies (3-3). Dischon Thomas scored 14 points while going 6 of 13 (1 for 5 from distance), and added seven rebounds....

Troy wins 73-62 over Montana

Nov. 20, 2022 02:00 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Nelson Phillips’ 14 points helped Troy defeat Montana 73-62 Saturday night. Phillips shot 4 for 9 (1 for 3 from 3-point range) and 5 of 5 from the free throw line for the Trojans (5-1). Zay Williams scored 13 points and added eight rebounds. Christyon...

Miller scores 28 as St. Thomas beats Merrimack 72-61

Nov. 19, 2022 22:09 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Riley Miller had 28 points in St. Thomas' 72-61 win over Merrimack on Saturday night at the Zootown Classic. Miller shot 9 for 18, including 9 for 17 from beyond the arc for the Tommies (4-2). Parker Bjorklund added 12 points. Brooks Allen scored nine points...

Moody scores 22, Montana pulls away from Merrimack, 62-51

Nov. 19, 2022 00:44 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Aanen Moody scored 22 points and Montana pulled away in the second half to beat Merrimack, 62-51 on Friday night. Moody knocked down 4 of 9 from beyond the 3-point arc and was 8-for-8 from the free throw line. Josh Bannan added a double-double, scoring 12...

Rohde's 16 lead St. Thomas over Troy 78-76

Nov. 18, 2022 22:45 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Andrew Rohde scored 16 points and his jump hook in the paint at the buzzer lifted St. Thomas past Troy 78-76 on Friday night. Rohde had five assists for the Tommies (3-2). Riley Miller scored 16 points, shooting 3 for 8 from beyond the arc and 7 of 7 from the...

Firefighters rescue doe, fawn from icy Montana river

Nov. 18, 2022 18:00 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Firefighters in western Montana pulled a doe and her fawn from the icy Clark Fork River in sub-zero temperatures Friday morning, officials said. “They darted up the bank and ran east,” City of Missoula senior firefighter Brett Cunniff said. “They took...

Troy wins 73-54 over Merrimack

Nov. 17, 2022 23:17 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Kieffer Punter had 14 points in Troy's 73-54 victory against Merrimack on Thursday night. Punter also contributed five rebounds for the Trojans (4-0). Duke Miles went 6 of 12 from the field to add 13 points. Christyon Eugene recorded nine points and shot 4...

Ostmo has 4 TDs, Montana routs Eastern Washington 63-7

Nov. 12, 2022 20:27 PM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Nick Ostmo ran for three touchdowns and Lucas Johnson passed for two, one to Ostmo, and Montana routed Eastern Washington 63-7 on Saturday. Ostmo had 11 carries for 146 yards and scored on runs of 80, 2 and 23 yards. Johnson opened the game with an 18-yard...

Rosendale wins reelection in Montana US House race

Nov. 09, 2022 15:01 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Montana Republican Matt Rosendale easily won a second term in the U.S. House as he fended off a pair of challengers in a newly drawn district in the east but it was still too early Wednesday to call a second House race featuring President Donald Trump’s former interior...