The University of Montana Western athletics department will add cheerleading as a varsity sport in 2015, Ryan Nourse, UMW athletic director, announced today.
The NAIA preseason football coaches’ poll was released this week and the Montana Western Bulldogs were voted into the Top 25 rankings by a number of coaches.
The University of Montana Western rodeo teams competed in two rodeos at Montana State University over the weekend. The men’s team brought home two team trophies and extended its lead in the Big Sky Region.
The annual Alumni Weekend events for the University of Montana Western athletic department will be held April 24 and 25, 2015.
Coach Olie Else and her Montana Western cowboys and cowgirls returned to action Thursday night at Montana State University in the first spring rodeo for the Big Sky Region.
The University of Montana Western football team held its first spring scrimmage Saturday in front of a large crowd of supporters gathered on Erb Practice Field. The spectators enjoyed a solid hour of full-contact football action before the Bulldog players and coaches hosted an Easter Egg Hunt for local youngsters.
The Frontier Conference announced the 2014-15 Academic All-Conference Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams and 11 Bulldogs were honored for their work in the classroom.
Montana Western men’s basketball coach Steve Keller has announced the signing of Jordan Willis, a 6-foot-5 post from Southwest Oregon Community College to an NAIA Letter of Intent.
The Montana Western football program began spring practices last week in Dillon, Montana. The Bulldogs are coming off a 6-5 record last season, which included a 4-0 finish, the best season for the Bulldogs in a decade. The 90 returners have been confined indoors for eight weeks of winter conditioning, so excitement and enthusiasm were in abundance as the team hit the field last Tuesday for the first contact practice.
The Montana Western basketball programs will host four tournaments this spring and summer for participants of all ages, beginning with the Western Classic April 11-12.