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Articles with the Tag: University of Montana

Charlo moms don tutus for annual Guts and Glitter Football Clinic Charlo moms don tutus for annual Guts and Glitter Football Clinic

Ponytails, glitter and tutus graced Charlo’s football field on Saturday, Aug. 19, for the third annual Guts and Glitter Women’s Football Clinic. The event is coordinated by Christy Bockman-Fryberger, a football mom herself, but a previous injury keeps her off the field so, she said, she prefer...

Father, son share stage at Aber Day Reunion Father, son share stage at Aber Day Reunion

POLSON – Sam Riddle grew up in New York City, but Montana is in his blood.  Riddle, who performed with his father Steve at last Saturday’s Aber Day Reunion concert at the Regatta Shoreline Amphitheater, was born in Missoula but spent the first 13 years of his life in New York.  Th...

UM researchers to study history of large wildfires

MISSOULA – Researchers at the University of Montana will reconstruct the causes and ecosystem impacts of large wildfires in the Rocky Mountains over the past 2,500 years, thanks to a new grant from the National Science Foundation. The lead on the study is Phil Higuera, associate professor of fire ec...

The Meth Effect The Meth Effect

The myth of meth is that following the crackdown on over-the-counter ingredients in 2005, things got better in Montana. But on the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation, people will tell you different. Here it never really went away.  “Getting high in your car in front of the store - that ain&rsqu...

Skate Ignatius turns 10 Skate Ignatius turns 10

ST. IGNATIUS – Roughly 100 skateboarders with varying ages and skills from around Montana came to show off their best tricks and celebrate Skate Ignatius skate park’s 10-year anniversary.  Saturday’s skate jam was “fantastic” according to skate park coordinator Kristie N...

Montana team to livestream, capture data from eclipse Montana team to livestream, capture data from eclipse

News from the University of Montana MISSOULA – This August, the University of Montana will participate in a nationwide, NASA-sponsored project to livestream aerial video footage and gather scientific atmospheric data during the Great American Eclipse. A team of students and faculty comprised of...

Briefs for July 19, 2017

Women’s football clinic to support Charlo athletics   CHARLO- Vikings, Guts and Glitter Women’s Football Clinic will be held this year on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A $60 entry fee includes breakfast, lunch and a half day in the classroom learning about footbal...

3 locals play in Shriner hospital benefit football game 3 locals play in Shriner hospital benefit football game

BILLINGS – On Saturday, three local standout senior football players competed in their final prep game during the 71st Annual East-West Shrine football game held at the Herb Klindt Field located on the Rocky Mountain College campus in Billings. Kasey Mock, Matthew Rensvold and Tanner Wilson represen...

NFL players teach skills to local kids NFL players teach skills to local kids

POLSON – With the high school football season a mere month away, more than 50 middle school and high school athletes took advantage of an opportunity to improve their gridiron skills on Thursday during the first annual Uptop/Colt Anderson Skills Camp.  Throughout the two-day non-contact camp, a...

Few options exist for parents battling a child’s meth addiction Few options exist for parents battling a child’s meth addiction

By Callahan Peel UM School of Journalism Celes Castrol remembers that day in eighth grade when she and her friends discovered the meth pipes in one girl’s parents’ room.  Castrol and her friends decided to test them out, and from that point on, Castrol was hooked. She used on and of...


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