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Bulldog women face another important weekend

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.

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UMW men host tough conference foes

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.

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UMW men split weekend home games

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.

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Montana Western Women sweep weekend games

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.

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Montana Western basketball hosts military appreciation and pink zone games

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.

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Montana Western football announces 20 signees in 2014 class

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.

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No. 25 UMW versus No. 16 RMC NAIA game of week

DILLON, Mont. – When the Bulldogs and Battlin’ Bears take to the court on Friday night they will be the NAIA game of the week. The Bulldogs are currently ranked No. 25 in NAIA division I while the visiting Bears are No. 16.

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Sammi Bignell channel KXLF-Butte’s Player of the Week

Montana Western senior Sammi Bignell was selected as the KXLF’s player of the week for her play versus Rocky Mountain College and Dickinson State.

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Bulldogs return home for four-game homestand

The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team has been on the road for five straight games and finally come back to Straugh Gymnasium to play four in a row. The opponents this weekend are No. 16 ranked Rocky Mountain College on Friday and Dickinson State on Saturday.

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UMW women’s basketball returns home

The University of Montana Western women’s basketball team returns to Dillon and the comfort of home and Straugh Gymnasium for a four game home stand after playing five consecutive road games over a three week span. The women's basketball team last played a home game on Jan. 11 when they completed a big comeback with a win over Carroll College.

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