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Turk finishes fourth in nation

Tess Turk posted a 3.2 second breakaway run in the final round of the College National Finals Rodeo (CNFR) to earn fourth place in the nation.

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Bulldogs continue to battle at CNFR

All but two athletes have completed their preliminary rounds at the CNFR leaving Coach Olie Else and the University of Montana Western rodeo team to wait as the remaining contestants determine who will advance to the short go. 

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Short go in sight for Hansen and Turk

Tristan Hansen, all-around hand from Victor, Idaho was the first Bulldog to put himself in position for the short round competition at the College National Finals Rodeo. Tess Turk, of Elko, Nev. recorded her third solid breakaway run moments later to place herself on the short go list as well.

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Hansen and Turk stay in hunt at CNFR

Tristan Hansen, the Big Sky Region All-around champion cowboy, notched a second straight 72 point ride Tuesday at the College National Finals Rodeo. Women’s team leader Tess Turk threw down a 2.5 second breakaway run to place in a tie for fourth in the round and take the lead in the average.

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Turk leads Bulldogs in first round of CNFR

CASPER, Wyo., June 13, 2016 – Junior Tess Turk of Elko, Nev. threw down fast times in both the breakaway and goat tying events to lead the University of Montana Western at the 2016 College National Finals Rodeo.

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Handlos named to athletic training hall of fame.

University of Montana Western professor of health and human performance Janelle Handlos, Ed.D. was recently inducted into the Montana Athletic Trainers' Association Hall of Fame.

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Dominic Robinson signs with Montana Western hoops

Head Coach Steve Keller expects Dominic Robinson to make an immediate impact for the Bulldog men's basketball team.

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Brent Lewis named Montana Western head volleyball coach

Lewis will take over as the head volleyball coach after spending last season as the head coach at Ranger College in Ranger, Texas.

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Montana Western girls' basketball camp

Registration forms can be emailed or printed off and mailed to the University of Montana Western.

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Coaches' Spotlight: The Coaches' Corner

To conclude the Bulldog Athlete Profiles, Athletic Department Intern Ashley Mathis interviewed a few of the head coaches at Montana Western. Featured in the 'Coaches Corner' is Ryan Nourse, Lindsay Woolley and Megan Woolley.

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Bulldog Athlete Profiles: Volume 11, The Final Countdown

Featured in today's final Bulldog Athlete Profile is senior McCall Hasquet, junior Cory Holcomb, senior manager Haylee Sauer, sophomore Connor Schulte, freshman Chandler Shaw and junior Abigail Wilkerson. 

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Bulldog Athlete Profiles: Volume 10, Gym Rats

The four student-athletes profiled today call Straugh Gymnasium their second home. With all of their practices, games and free time spent in the gym working on their game to put on a good show for the fans, you could say they are gym rats.

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Montana Western names Richardson new Athletic Director

New athletic Director Russ Richardson will begin his duties on May 16 and will succeed Ryan Nourse who has taken over as the head football coach at Montana Western.

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Lady Bulldogs sign two in-state standouts

Savanna Bignell from Helena Capital and Tiara Gilham from Browning will join the Montana Western basketball team next fall and will look to make an immediate impact.

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Bulldog Cheer inks six for next year

The cheer squad led by head coach Megan Woolley, is making strides after its first full season as a varsity sport. Competitive Cheer and Dance has been approved by the NAIA as a championship sport for next year.

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