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EWU sophomore guard/forward Kim Aiken Jr. shoots a jump shot over a Montana defender. UM returns to Reese Court Thursday for an important Big Sky Conference matchup.

Eags take on Griz in important Reese Court showdown

January 8, 2020

EWU fans would rather forget what has happened the past two years in the Big Sky Conference Championship: a first-half lead melts away as the Eagles’...

Sophomore guard Jacob Davison drives past a Montana defender during EWU's 75-74 loss on Saturday in Missoula. Davison finished with a game-high 23 points.

EWU’s comeback falls just short in Missoula

February 9, 2019

Sometimes the ball simply doesn’t bounce your way. The EWU men’s basketball team (8-15, 6-6) fully understands that fact after falling to Montana ...

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

No. 11 EWU Football Outlasts Rival Montana, 48-41

September 24, 2017

MISSOULA, MT. — It was a tale of two halves for the EWU football team on Saturday evening against the University of Montana. After trailing 24-6 at halftime...

Zach Wimberly catches a pass versus Montana on Nov. 8

Eagles and Grizzlies face-off in playoffs

December 3, 2014

Roos Field will house a familiar opponent Dec. 6 as the Eagles play host to the University of Montana Grizzlies in the second round of the Football Championship...

Adams, Kupp dominate in 42-37 win over rival Montana Grizzlies.

By Erika Meyer, Sports Writer

October 26, 2013

  In the premiere Big Sky showdown, the No. 3 Eagles held off rival No. 10 Montana Grizzlies 42-37 at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Mont. Leaving Washington-Grizzly Stadium with a victory is something the Eagles have not accomplished since 2005, but they did in 2013. The crowd at the Washington-Grizzly stadium also broke the noise record, but that did not ...

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