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Griz Hockey loses to MSU in front of rowdy Bozeman crowd

The first period of the University of Montana club hockey team’s 7-2 loss against Montana State on Oct. 16 started as you’d expect any Griz vs. Cats game to start: loud and aggressive. MSU’s players seemed extra excited for the matchup after Montana’s 5-4 comeback win just a night earlier...
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Class AA soccer playoffs open Tuesday; state pairings

BILLINGS - High school soccer's postseason is full speed ahead across Montana starting Tuesday with Class AA first-round action. Billings West's girls and Bozeman's boys are this year's top seeds from the Eastern AA. West will host Great Falls High at 4 p.m. while Bozeman draw's 8th-seeded CMR at 6 p.m.
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Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Wovles’ boys claim title in final tune up before state

Three Forks’ boys wrapped up the regular season Saturday by winning the Rusty Raisland Memorial Cross Country Meet in Townsend. Led by four runners who placed in the top 10, the Wolves finished with 38 points. Jefferson was second with 57 and Manhattan third with 64 among five teams. “Our...
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Belgrade News

Manhattan bounces back from loss to sweep Gardiner

Manhattan’s volleyball team bounced back from a conference loss at home to sweep Gardiner on the road Saturday. Led by Oliviah Westervelt and Adele Didriksen, who combined for 22 kills, the Tigers posted a 25-22, 25-14, 25-16 non-conference win. Manhattan interim head coach Dinah Sime noted it was a complete...
Belgrade News

Belgrade spikers fall flat on road

With just four matches remaining in the regular season Belgrade’s volleyball team was seeking a strong finish heading into the postseason. That got off to a rough start Saturday. The Panthers struggled in nearly every aspect in an Eastern AA defeat to Billings Senior. The team did not record an...
Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Jefferson football puts up 29 unanswered first-half points to beat Manhattan

BOULDER – The Panthers mostly dominated all three phases of its Southern B showdown with Manhattan on Friday night en route to a 29-12 home victory. Both teams exchanged punts to begin the game. About halfway through the first quarter, a punt by Caleb Smartnick, which pinned the Tigers back on their own 1-yard line, really turned the game on its head.
Belgrade News

Belgrade snaps 13-game losing streak; first win since 2019

BILLINGS — This football season is only Belgrade’s third as a member of Class AA, but its hardships during that time have been noted. Thursday brought a sense of relief and, for a moment, celebration to the Panthers as they overcame Billings Skyview 24-20 to spoil the Falcons’ senior night at Wendy’s Field at Daylis Stadium.
Bozeman Daily Chronicle

Bozeman outduels Gallatin 38-35 in crosstown classic

In the years to come, when players from both sides look back at the best games between them, the second one will surely be remembered as a classic. In a stark reversal from last season’s lopsided victory, Bozeman had its hands full with Gallatin on Friday in the second iteration of their burgeoning crosstown rivalry.

Gallatin, Bozeman rivalry brews with second crosstown meeting on the horizon

BOZEMAN — With just two regular-season games left in Class AA, Gallatin and Bozeman High are meeting on the gridiron Friday for a highly-anticipated rivalry matchup. “Records aren’t ever going to matter in this game I don’t think," Hawks head coach Levi Wesche stated. "Everyone’s going to want bragging rights for their town. I think everybody’s going to play a little harder than they normally do.”

Vote now: Who should be this week’s SBLive Montana High School Athlete of the Week (Oct. 4-10)?

Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Montana High School Athlete of the Week for Oct. 4-10 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude on Sunday at 11:59 p.m and the winner will be announced Monday, Oct. 18 If you would like to nominate an athlete, please email or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sblivemt.