Great Falls Tribune shows its True Colors …

logo_greatfallstribune…  as the best paper that best covers Bobcat athletics in the State, and they are pretty good with the Griz also.  The Great Falls Trib has an article on each of the four D-1 basketball teams in the state you should check them out.  Here is a little tease of each article and a link to the full article at Greatfallstribune.com


Bobcats hope March momentum carries over

The Montana State Bobcats were the talk of the Big Sky Conference in March.

The Cats recorded two huge upsets in the league tournament, knocking off Montana in Missoula and Weber State in Ogden, and ultimately fell by just two points to heavy favorite Portland State in the league championship game.


The future seems bright, for last season’s 14-17 team had only one senior. And indeed, no less than six players with starting experience are slated to return.

Read more at Greatfallstribune.com

Binford likes recruits

With three starters coming back, the Montana State Bobcats figure to be an experienced women’s basketball team next season.

But with seven new recruits entering the program, coach Tricia Binford’s team will have a considerably different look, as well.

“Seven new kids, that might be a record,” Binford said recently. “It’s similar to our second-year turnaround season.”

Read more at Greatfallstribune.com

Grizzlies will be led by MVP candidate Johnson

Wayne Tinkle would have preferred a reversal in the final game, but as far as the third-year Montana Grizzly head coach is concerned his program truly made an about face this winter.

“It was a real turnaround season for us,” said Tinkle, whose Grizzlies finished 17-12 a year after a 14-16 campaign. “We laid the foundation for some good things down the road.”

Read more at Greatfallstribune.com

Selvig looks to reload

Montana women’s basketball coach Robin Selvig knows some Lady Griz fans are worried that the Adams Center scoreboard won’t get much use next winter.

“People around here are wondering how we’re going to score next year,” Selvig said in a recent interview.

Selvig shares their concern, realizing it won’t be easy to replace two of the top 10 scorers in school history. But he’s been around long enough — 33 years in Missoula — to know that some returning players will develop into better scorers, and new recruits may contribute sooner than expected

Read more at Greatfallstribune.com


2 Responses to “Great Falls Tribune shows its True Colors …”

  1. 1 doc anon
    May 12, 2009 at 10:37 am

    Sure sounds like the rumors of Griz players leaving the program were inaccurate!

    • May 12, 2009 at 10:42 am

      I would agree.

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