News that the Big Sky Conference has officially canceled the fall football season hit the Missoula and western Montana business community hard, in that the economic impact is normally in the millions of dollars per home game.
According to a press release from the NCAA, ‘The divisions must determine by Aug. 21 whether their respective fall sports seasons and NCAA championships should occur this year. All three divisions must follow their governance processes in making decisions.’
University of Montana football player Jeremy Calhoun pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault on Wednesday and was given a two year-deferred sentence, perform community service, and to pay nearly $10,000 in restitution to the victim.
On Saturday night when fans arrive at Washington-Grizzly Stadium for the home opener against Northern Iowa, campus officials will be working harder to ensure a safe atmosphere with some enhanced security.
Dave Dickenson, that’s ‘Super Dave’ to Griz fans all over the world, will be returning to Washington Grizzly Stadium for the first time in a decade to be recognized for being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame.