The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team had a five game winning streak entering their games this week. The Bulldogs hosted MSU-Northern on Thursday night and won by a score of 70-58. The women turned their focus to the Argos from Great falls on Saturday and were unable to continue their hot streak as they lost by a score of 63-83.
The Montana Western men’s basketball team split their games last weekend. They hosted No. 20 MSU-Northern on Thursday night and lost by a score of 65-71. On Saturday the Bulldogs took on Great Falls at home on senior night and won 67-65 when a last second shot fell off the mark for UGF.
Saturday evening at Straugh Gymnasium the Montana Western women’s and men’s basketball teams hosted Great falls. In addition to the games the fans who attended were also part of the Pink Zone game and senior night. In between the games eight senior student-athletes from Montana Western were recognized before the crowd and congratulated by their respective head coach, Chancellor Dr. Richard Storey, and Athletic Director Ryan Nourse.
University of Montana Western head football coach B.J. Robertson has announced the signing of Stevensville, Mont., senior Chris Bergman, Whitefish, Mont., senior Calub Thilmony, and Pocatello, Idaho senior Angel Chavez to Frontier Conference/NAIA letters of intent.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team will play their second straight weekend at home when they host MSU-Northern and the University of Great Falls. Both games are Frontier Conference contests and have direct implications on the Frontier Conference tournament in two weeks. The top two seeds receive byes the first round, while the third and fourth seeds host first round games.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team will be hosting Montana State University-Northern and Great Falls this coming weekend in Frontier Conference basketball action. MSU-Northern is currently tied for the conference lead with Rocky as they each have 9-3 conference records. The Argos from Great Falls and UMW are tied for fourth in the conference with 7-5 records.
The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team split their two home games when they hosted Rocky Mountain College on Friday night and Dickinson State on Saturday night. The UMW men could not overcome a second half 17-3 run by the Battlin’ Bears on Friday and lost by a score of 81-93. The Bulldogs were able to make a quick turnaround and beat DSU 91-68 on Saturday night.
The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team made their second consecutive weekend sweep when they beat Rocky Mountain 74-45 on Friday night, and followed that win with a victory over Dickinson State Saturday night 69-67. The women Bulldogs swept the Bears and Blue Hawks in back-to-back weekends and extend their winning streak to five.
The upcoming University of Montana Western basketball games will honor members and veterans of the armed forces and raise money for the local mammography program.
University of Montana Western head football coach B.J. Robertson has released the names of 20 student-athletes who have signed Frontier Conference/NAIA Letters of Intent to play football for the Bulldogs and attend classes at Montana Western. The 2014 recruiting class thus far includes 18 players from Montana, one player from California, and one signee from Nevada. With the initial signings of the 2014 class Coach Robertson has added eight offensive lineman, five wide receivers, three defensive lineman, three defensive backs and a linebacker.