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Volborg man wins The American rodeo, earns $100,000

ARLINGTON, Texas – 2017 PBR world champion Jess Lockwood added another impressive line to his resume Sunday. The 20-year-old from Volborg won The American rodeo, the richest one-day rodeo in the world, inside AT&T Stadium...

Butte’s speed skating legend wants to “just to get kids on speed skates out...

BUTTE – Speed skating is a winter sport that many people only watch every four years during the Olympics. But in Butte, there is one man who is working to change people’s perspectives of the...

Special Olympic athletes play for the pure love of the game

HELENA – With the Winter Olympics wrapping up here this weekend, I stopped by a practice for another group of Olympic athletes who are always competing for the right reasons. The Winter Olympics may be...

Challenge, thrill of Biathlon keeps athletes coming back

BOZEMAN – Biathlon may not be one of the most popular winter sports when compared to the likes of figure skating and skiing, but it still requires a great deal of focus and agility....

Special Report: Eddie the Eagle comes to Whitefish

WHITEFISH - The town of Whitefish has spent a lot of time this winter cheering on Maggie Voisin in her preparation leading up to the 2018 winter games. But the town also hosted a...

Sled hockey brings Missoula athletes of all abilities together

 MISSOULA - If you’ve ever been curious about curling or wanted to find yourself on blades, this is the weekend to try. On Saturday afternoon at the Glacier Ice Rink in Missoula, coaches will be...

Helena ‘snowball’ tournament raises money for charities

 HELENA - Sixteen teams competed in the annual Snowball Softball Tournament hosted by the Helena Softball Association this weekend. Over half of the proceeds go to charities chosen by the top four teams as well...

Colleagues, friends recall time Gov. Martz competed in Olympics

HELENA - Former Montana Governor Judy Martz is well known for being Montana's first female governor, but the Butte native also had a brief stint in the Winter Olympics. In 1964, Martz traveled to Innsbruck,...

Luge track at Lolo Hot Springs carried Montanans to Winter Games

LOLO HOT SPRINGS - Jim Murray grew up in Avon, Montana. As a young boy, he remembers going to the movies in Deer Lodge and watching newsreel footage of an American bobsled team, led...

Special Report: Klepps and the Pursuit of Four

BILLINGS - In more than 60 years of Billings Senior High School wrestling, there has been only one four-time state champion. Charlie Klepps came into his senior year hoping to become the second. "He’s worked so...

Former US Olympic skier shares his passion

 HELENA - Skiing is a huge part of the Winter Olympics, and Montana is home to not only great ski areas but great ski legends. Helena-born alpine skier Roger Little was a member of the...

Whitefish’s Maggie Voisin aims high at Winter Games

WHITEFISH - Maggie Voisin of Whitefish is looking to carve her name into Olympic lore by bringing home a medal for Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea. Coming off a...

Curling: Sweeping through Montana and the 2018 Winter Games

BOZEMAN – Curling is a sport that dates back to the 16th century and with some modernization along the way, has become an Olympic sport that Canada has dominated for the last 20 years. A unique...

Butte skating coach suspended from Canadian Olympic Speed Skating Team

Speed Skating Canada announced that Butte resident Michael Crowe is on leave from his position as head coach of the Canadian Speed Skating team. The decision was made last month when Speed Skating Canada started...

Chinook girl wins first all-female match in Montana state wrestling history

 BILLINGS — Rebecca Stroh has seen history at the all-class state wrestling tournament. Stroh, a freshman at Chinook High School, watched her older brother Ben win his fourth consecutive state championship in 2012, setting what...

State wrestling tournament begins in Billings

BILLINGS - Over 50 teams and 600 wrestlers are in Rimrock Auto Arena in Billings on Thursday all chasing one dream: A state title. The event kicked off in the morning with the parade of...

Tony Arntson leaving Helena High football to become assistant at Carroll College

 HELENA – Longtime Helena High football coach Tony Arntson is leaving the Bengals. Arntson, who has coached the Class AA program for the past 24 seasons, will join Mike Van Diest’s staff at Carroll College,...

ZooMontana’s bear picks Super Bowl winner

BILLINGS - Ozzy, one of ZooMontana's two grizzly bears, made his pick for the winner of the Super Bowl on Tuesday. Initially, his decision wasn't clear, but after whipped cream, marshmallows, and strawberries were added...

“Keep the rope tight and bend the knees”: Words of wisdom when learning to...

 HELENA — If there was ever a sport made specifically for Montana, it’s skijoring. “It’s just a lot of raw horsepower and straight sking ability,” said skijoring national champion C.R. Kunesh. “You got to be...

Missoula’s Darian Stevens, Butte’s Bradley Wilson make U.S. Olympic team

The U.S. Olympic coaches made their choices Friday night, and Montana will be well-represented on the slopes in South Korea. Missoula’s Darian Stevens and Butte’s Bradley Wilson will join Team USA in the upcoming Winter...

Whitefish’s Maggie Voisin soaring into Winter Olympics, two Missoula skiers in running for a...

ASPEN, Colo. – Four years ago, she was a 15-year-old breaking into the top level of her sport. Now Maggie Voisin looks like a serious contender to bring back a medal at the Winter...

Fans get a chance to ski with Olympian Maggie Voisin

WHITEFISH- Whitefish Mountain Resort has had a lot to celebrate this year as they are open for the 70th consecutive season. The celebrations will continue on Thursday as a local celebrity will be on the...

Bobby Hauck named next head football coach for Montana Grizzlies

MISSOULA - Director of Athletics Kent Haslam has named former Grizzly head coach and current San Diego State associate head coach Bobby Hauck as the 37th head football coach at the University of Montana. On Thursday, Hauck agreed...

Players, fans react to Griz football coach firing

MISSOULA - The University of Montana will have a new head football coach for the fourth time in nine seasons. Athletic Director Kent Haslam announced on Monday afternoon that he will not renew Bob Stitt's contract. Stitt came to UM after 15...

Montana Grizzlies to part ways with coach Bob Stitt

MISSOULA – According to a report from Skyline Sports, Montana football coach Bob Stitt will not return to the Grizzlies. The University of Montana has now confirmed Skyline Sports’ report, releasing the following statement: “University of Montana...