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Harding scores 28 to lead Weber St. past Montana St. 94-82

Feb. 16, 2019 11:41 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Jerrick Harding had 28 points as Weber State topped Montana State 94-82 on Saturday night. Caleb Nero had 19 points for Weber State (16-10, 10-5 Big Sky Conference). Cody John added 18 points. Brekkott Chapman had 14 points and 14 rebounds for the home team. Tyler Hall had 25 points for...

Pridgett leads Montana past Idaho St. 80-68

Feb. 16, 2019 11:26 PM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett scored 22 points as Montana stretched its win streak to nine games, topping Idaho State 80-68 on Saturday night. Kendal Manuel added 20 points for the Grizzlies. Ahmaad Rorie had 15 points for Montana (19-6, 12-2 Big Sky Conference). Mack Anderson added 12 points....

Montana lawmaker apologizes over remarks to Native Americans

Feb. 15, 2019 7:27 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A Montana lawmaker has apologized for telling Native American legislators that abortion is self-inflicted genocide and a plague on Indian culture. Republican Rep. Greg DeVries (deh-VREES) made his initial comments Thursday on the House floor in support of an anti-abortion bill. His...

Frey carries Montana St. over Idaho St. 84-76

Feb. 14, 2019 11:43 PM EST

POCATELLO, Idaho (AP) — Harald Frey had 21 points and Keljin Blevins added 20 to help Montana State got past Idaho State 84-76 on Thursday night. Ladan Ricketts scored 18 for Montana State (12-12, 9-5 Big Sky Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Tyler Hall added 17 points. Brandon Boyd had 22...

Pridgett scores 29 to lead Montana past Weber State 83-80

Feb. 14, 2019 11:26 PM EST

OGDEN, Utah (AP) — Sayeed Pridgett had a career-high 29 points plus 16 rebounds and Montana won its eighth consecutive game, narrowly beating Weber State 83-80 on Thursday night. Montana led 40-24 at halftime and the Grizzlies' lead was still double-digits with 5 minutes remaining. Weber State drew within...

Women detained by border agent after speaking Spanish sue

Feb. 14, 2019 6:19 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Two Montana women questioned by a U.S. border agent who overheard them speaking Spanish in a convenience store sued U.S. Customs and Border Protection on Thursday, saying the agent illegally detained them without reason. The agent held Ana Suda and Martha Hernandez for 40 minutes in a...

Judge: US must reconsider climate impacts of Montana mine

Feb. 12, 2019 7:51 PM EST

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — U.S. officials have again been faulted by a federal judge for failing to adequately consider the potential climate change effects of expanding a massive coal mine in the sagebrush-covered hills of southeastern Montana. U.S. Magistrate Judge Timothy Cavan recommended in a Monday...

Montana edges Eastern Washington 75-74

Feb. 10, 2019 12:30 AM EST

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) — Michael Oguine sank the second of two free throws in the closing seconds to give Montana a 75-74 edge over Eastern Washington on Saturday night. Montana was up 68-61 with 4:23 to play when Eastern Washington closed on a 13-6 run sparked by a Jesse Hunt 3-pointer to tie it 74-all with...

Frey, Blevins lift Montana St. over Idaho 86-72

Feb. 9, 2019 6:55 PM EST

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Harald Frey had 17 points to lead five Montana State players in double figures as the Bobcats topped Idaho 86-72 on Saturday. Keljin Blevins added 16 points for the Bobcats. Devin Kirby chipped in 14, Sam Neumann scored 13 and Tyler Hall had 13. Cameron Tyson had 14 points for the...

Montana bill would distinguish 'real' from lab-grown meat

Feb. 8, 2019 3:52 PM EST

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — A state lawmaker wants to make sure meat products produced from a cultured cell can't be labeled the same as steaks, burger and other items that come from livestock and poultry. Several national companies are producing lab-grown meat, which is made from the cultured stem cells of...