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Recent articles by Bill:

Montana Lady Griz upset Big Sky Conference leader Sacramento State

Montana used a press defense to rattle Sacramento State late and earn a win over the league leading Hornets. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz run into buzzsaw in hot-shooting Eastern Washington

The Lady Griz saw their three-game win streak come to an end Monday night at the hands of Eastern Washington. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz shoot for breakthrough home win Monday night against E. Washington

The Montana Lady Griz will take a three-game win streak into Monday's home test against Eastern Washington. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz use fourth-quarter comeback to earn rare win at Idaho State

The Lady Griz posted their third straight Big Sky Conference win Saturday. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz snap two-game skid with home win over Northern Colorado

The Montana Lady Griz improved to 2-2 in Big Sky Conference play with a blowout win Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz lose home heartbreaker to Northern Arizona

The Lady Griz were up by 15 points early but couldn't hold on at home Thursday night. → Read More

Malta native, former Lady Griz Sophia Stiles thriving as starter for Florida Gulf Coast

Sophia Stiles has made an instant impact on the highly touted Florida Gulf Coast women's basketball team. → Read More

Bill Speltz: Grizzlies go from ecstasy to agony in a heartbeat

It was the kind of moment Griz players and fans have been dreaming about for years. Then suddenly it was gone. → Read More

Hot shooting propels Montana Lady Griz to home win over North Dakota

Montana earned its first win over an NCAA Division I opponent on Sunday and improved to 2-2 overall. → Read More

Big Sky football predictions: Missoulian sports staffers picking Griz to upset the Cats

Montana will shoot for a second straight win Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz surge past Providence for first victory

The Montana Lady Griz picked up their first win Tuesday against NAIA Providence. → Read More

Montana Lady Griz eye bounce-back win against strong Colorado State team

The Lady Griz will have their hands full at Colorado State Friday night. → Read More

(Working) Montana women's basketball team vs. North Dakota State

Bill Speltz is Missoulian Sports Editor and has served as Sunday columnist the past 15 years. Do you have a story idea? Email Bill at → Read More

Montana Lady Griz lose heartbreaker to North Dakota State in home debut

The Lady Griz lost in their season debut Monday. → Read More

Bill Speltz: Fierce Montana defense does another number on the opposing quarterback

The Grizzly defense made it a long afternoon for South Dakota sophomore quarterback Carson Camp Saturday. → Read More

Helena's Marcus Welnel to wear No. 37 legacy jersey for Montana Grizzlies

Helena's Marcus Welnel will wear the No. 37 legacy jersey for the Montana football team. → Read More

Frenchtown's Katie Lewis, Kalispell Glacier's Tyler Avery claim medalist honors in MCPS Invitational

Frenchtown sophomore Katie Lewis won her third championship of the young golf season Tuesday. → Read More

Corvallis, Frenchtown golfers take medalist honors in Butte Central Invitational

The Montana high school golf season started Monday in Butte. → Read More

Ronan's McCallister wins bareback event in Drummond rodeo

A near-capacity crowd was on hand for Sunday's rodeo in Drummond. → Read More

'Biggest day of the year' arrives in Drummond with 81st annual rodeo

The Drummond Rodeo returns Sunday, with a near-capacity crowd expected. → Read More