A busy day on the track as 500+ athletes invade West High School for the Billings Invitational, plus Central and Laurel battle Sidney and Glendive on the softball diamond and we hear from Cats football as Spring ball winds down.
Former Rocky football player Jonathan Aiken works out at Montana State's pro day, plus relive the PBR in the sports spotlight.
The final round of the PBR Billings comes down to the last ride of the day, plus we check in with former Rocky WR Jonathan Aiken who just wrapped up a workout with the Miami Dolphins.
Night two of the PBR from the Rimrock Auto Arena, plus Rocky and Montana football hold their Spring games.
Night one of the PBR from Billings, plus the Missoula schools in town for softball and Skyview hosts a triangular track meet up on the hill. Also at Skyview, hear from Toby Hill who today resigned as head basketball coach to spend more time with his family.
Not so good news if you're a UNLV Rebels fan. Plus more coverage from Rocky and Montana State's spring ball practices.
This week the spotlight shines down on former Battlin' Bears wide receiver Jonathan Aiken. Though his path to Billings has been bumpy, he's put himself in position to play at the next level.
This week's sports spotlight, plus hear from professional sports videographer and Billings own Allen Powers.
Skyview hosts track up on the hill, plus Central softball and MSUB baseball both in action.
Hear from head coach Brian Armstrong as Rocky continues Spring ball, plus Montana's Jordan Canada talks about his progression from struggling student to Senior captain.
Hear from Montana State football after their first live gameplay during Spring practices, plus the Montana Thunderblades are U14 National Champions on the ice.
The Spring sports season is off and running. All three AA track and softball teams in action today, Central SB hosts Miles City and the Cats continue spring football.
Coming off one of the program's most successful seasons, the Battlin' Bears football team is back at it for Spring practices. While they know expectations are high, they're treating it like any other season.
Hear from new Bobcat head basketball coach Brian Fish.
Montana State has a new basketball coach in former Oregon assistant Brian Fish. Plus, the high school softball season kicks off with Senior hosting Skyview.
Hear from Doug Robison, who has stepped down as West basketball's head coach. Plus, news from Bobcat basketball and football.
Doug Robison announcing Sunday night he is stepping down as head coach of the Golden Bears. In 20 total seasons, Robison led West to over 350 wins. His teams won three State-AA Championships in nine title game appearances, including six straight from 2007-2012.
A depleted offensive line a big storyline out of Montana's spring practices. Hear from the team on its current state and how they're adjusting.
Highlights from MSUB's second home series of the season.
Hear from Skyview softball and track as they get set to start their seasons, plus hear from one of the candidates up for Montana State's starting Quarterback job.
Hear from West and Senior softball as they prepare to open their seasons.
Bobby Beers resigns as Rocky's athletic director, plus this week's Sports Spotlight.
Cody's basketball team celebrates its first state championship in almost 60 years.
Lady Griz basketball hosts San Diego in the second round of the WNIT, plus Rocky's women's basketball team has a new head coach.
Jeff Eberle introduces us to Dakota Prukop, a Sophomore quarterback who is one of three candidates to replace now graduated Denarius McGhee.
The Lady Griz get set to take on San Diego in tomorrow's 2nd round WNIT game from Missoula, plus a QB competition is brewing in Bozeman.
Rocky opens up first round play at the NAIA tournament, plus the Lady Griz begin NIT play at home. Also, hear from the Rocky ski team after a historic weekend at the USCSA National Championships.
Hear from the Battlin' Bears as they prepare for the opening round of the NAIA Tournament, plus the Cats start spring football, while the Griz host their pro day.
MSUB women's basketball takes on Cal Poly Pomona in the NCAA DII West Regional Championship.
In what will go down as one of the best games in Montana HS basketball history, the Fairfield Lady Eagles held off Malta after two overtimes thanks to two unreal last-second plays from senior Jill Barta. The win gave Fairfield its fourth straight Class B championship, and improved the Lady Eagles winning streak to 104 games.
Championship night at 6 state tournaments across Montana, plus the MSUB Lady Jackets pick up another win at the NCAA D2 West Regional. MSUB will now face Cal Poly Pomona for a trip to the Elite 8.
Final scores from all six state championships taking place this weekend.
Final scores from all six state championships taking place this weekend.
Tons of highlights from semifinal night at six different state basketball tournaments across Montana. Plus, the MSUB Lady Jackets play a thriller in the first round of the NCAA D2 tournament.
Highlights from the opening round of six state basketball tournaments across the state.
Another day, another national champ on the slopes for Rocky Mountain College. Also, hear from the West boys and Senior girls as they prepare for this weekend's state tournament.
Rocky's Friday Svedberg is a national champion on the slopes, plus the Battlin' Bears basketball team collects postseason honors.
Rocky hosts Westminster for the Frontier Conference tournament championship.
The Lady Jackets learn their NCAA Tournament fate, plus hear from the Rocky men as they prepare for tomorrow's Frontier Championship game.
Two state titles up for grabs in Great Falls and Butte, plus the combined Southern-B divisional wraps up from Billings. Also, the final day of the Big Sky regular season. Tons of highlights and scores in the Saturday Blitz.
Rocky hosts UGF in the Frontier Conference semifinals, plus semifinal matchups from the combined Southern B and State A/C boys. Also, Senior and Skyview girls battle for a trip to state.
An absolutely wild game between Senior and Skyview with a trip to state on the line, plus highlights of state A and C and the combined southern B divisionals here in Billings.
State and Divisional basketball from all around the state.
An unusually busy Monday on both the high school and college hardwood, including the Cats and Griz matching up in two huge Big Sky Conference games.
Laurel and Miles City match up in both the boys and girls Eastern-A Divisional Championships from the Rimrock Auto Arena, plus Wibaux looks to continue a dominant season with a Southern-C title. In the college ranks, the MSUB women look to finish their remarkable season undefeated at home. All that and more in the Saturday Blitz.
Divisional semifinal basketball across the state, including a buzzer-beater from the Metra. Tons of highlights in the Friday Blitz.
Another wild week of sports, see which plays were the best of the best.
Balancing academics and athletics, former Central standout and current Lady Cat Jackie Elliot somehow finds time to give back to the community.
Locomotives student-coach Seth Kraft got the start as Laurel hosted Senior to wrap up the Locos regular season. Kraft has been a part of Laurel basketball since his freshman year, doing a little bit of everything.
District basketball titles on the line all over the state, plus big games in both the boys and girls Eastern-AA. Those highlights and tons more in the Saturday Blitz.
District basketball tourneys are in full swing all over the state. Tons of highlights, plus the Cats and Griz look for two huge wins in the Big Sky.
The MSUB Lady Jackets are playing some of the best ball not just in the state, but nationwide. Hear how they get it done with all Montana girls. Plus, hear from the Rocky men who are sitting atop the Frontier Conference.
You don't want to miss this look back at the All-Class State wrestling tournament, courtesy of KULR-8 Brandon Sullivan.
Montana State basketball players and Idaho natives Marcus Colbert and Paul Egwuonwu have developed an interesting friendship in Bozeman.
No shortage of storylines at the All-Class State Wrestling tournament from the Rimrock Auto Arena. Tons of highlights and reaction, plus the final home games for both the MSUB and Rocky men's basketball teams.
Quarterfinals at the All-Class State wrestling tournament, plus a big upset in girls' AA basketball.
A wild game from the Falcon's Nest between Skyivew and Senior, plus tons of college hoops and a preview of this weekend's all-class State wrestling tournament from Metrapark.
Last night's Griz basketball victory was big in more than one way.
The West boys seek revenge as they welcome Central to the Golden Dome, plus a wild game from Laurel between the Locomotives and Lewistown. Also, the final dual meets for both Skyview and West wrestling and a ton more in the Saturday Blitz.
Hear from Broncos backup QB and Kalispell native Brock Osweiler at the Super Bowl.
Senior and West girls battle for the second time this season, while Skyview hosts Hardin up on the hill. Also, hear from New York Jets assistant coach and Absarokee native Ron Heller.
Another Saturday full of high school and college hoops. Tons of highlights in the Saturday Blitz.
West battles CMR from the Golden Dome, plus Central/Laurel girls goes to overtime. Also, big news today out of the PRCA and the National Finals Rodeo.
Two huge rivalries facing off on the same night. Skyview invades Senior, while Laurel welcomes Central. Also, the Lady Jackets return home, as do the Lady Cats and Griz.
Highlighted in tonight's sports, the top ranked Rocky Mountain College Alpine Ski team
Another Montanan is heading to the Sochi Olympics, plus Senior and Skyview girls basketball renew their inner-city rivalry.
The nation's #1 ski team, Rocky, battles MSU from Red Lodge, plus tons of high school and college basketball, and a sprinkling of prep swimming.
Though it's winter season, things are heating up on the local sports front. KULR-8's Brandon Sullivan dishes out this week's best.
Divisional playoff highlights in the NFL, plus the third and final round of the Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit Finals from Great Falls.
The first Saturday Blitz of the winter sports season was a busy one. Tons of basketball both in the high school and collegiate ranks. We've got 9 minutes of rich highlights for your viewing pleasure.
The Blitz is back! Senior and West continue their rivalry with the girls matchup from the Golden Dome, plus tons of highlights from all over the state.
In town as the guest speaker at the Laurel Dodgers fundraising banquet, Hall of Fame pitcher Goose Gossage took some time to chat with KULR-8's Mike Stefansson about all things baseball.
Senior and West renew their rivalry from the Golden Dome, Central visits Hardin, plus MSUB, Rocky, Montana and Montana State all in action on the hardwood.
A wild day of basketball. Central looks for its second straight win against a Class-AA team hosting West, while the Lady Rams look to do the same. In college, the Cats and Griz continue Big Sky play, Rocky hosts Great Falls and the MSUB women welcome Western Washington.
(Not said in the video, MSUB's Bobbi Knudsen had a career-high 37 points, UGF's Lindsey Abramson had 51!)
In college football, NDSU looks to make it three straight FCS championships.
High school hoops is officially back from winter break. Plus one Rocky soccer player is getting the opportunity of a lifetime.
Basketball season is officially back from winter break. Skyview and Central battle on the hill, while Rocky, Montana and Montana State all open conference play.
North Dakota State is one win away from an FCS title three-peat, plus we wrap up 2013 with some of the best moments during the Fall sports season.
The final day of the NFL's regular season, plus we take a look back on some of 2013's best moments in local sports.
A wild one from the Fortin Center as Rocky and MidAmerica Nazarene battle till the final buzzer. Plus, the Griz finish non-conference play with a thriller from Idaho.
Basketball is back from Winter break as Rocky hosts the Hampton Inn Classic.
Baseball and softball players in the Magic City now have a state-of-the-art facility where they can train all year long.
Highlights from the 19th annual Chase Hawks Roughstock Rodeo, plus basketball action from West and Senior.
Central and Laurel renew their rivalry on the hardwood, plus Skyview welcomes Hardin up on the hill. Hear from longtime CMR coach Jack Johnson after he announces his retirement after 41 years. Also, Montana linebacker Jordan Tripp is heading to the Senior bowl.
Brad Daly becomes the second straight Bobcat to win the Buck Buchanan award, plus hear from both Central and Laurel basketball as they get set to renew their rivalry.
Sunday evening basketball from Missoula, a new coach is named at NDSU, recap from the NFR and a big story regarding the future of the event.
Chris Byers wraps up our NFR coverage from Las Vegas, plus a busy Saturday on the hardwood as both West, Skyview and Senior teams host the Missoula schools.
The high school basketball season hits the ground running with all 6 Billings AA teams hosting games, plus we hear from Chris Byers after round 9 at the NFR.
Chris Byers shows us how our area cowboys and cowgirls did during round 8 at the National Finals Rodeo, plus hear from the West boys and Senior girls as basketball season gets going.
(CORRECTION: Senior girls' coach Drew Haws was not an assistant with Central last year; he did assist the Senior varsity boys when now Central coach Jim Stergar was at Senior)
Hear from some of Montana's top cowboys after round 7 at the National Finals Rodeo, plus Griz basketball welcomes Idaho to Dahlberg Arena.
Hear from Senior basketball as they look to bounce back after a disappointing 12-13 campaign, while Bronc wrestling looks to improve off last year's 4th place state finish. Also, a few Rocky athletes garner some huge postseason honors. Finally, results from round 6 at the NFR.
Results from night 5 at the NFR, the Griz reflect on a bounce-back season and hear from new Wyoming coach Craig Bohl.
Hear from both Montana and Carroll College after their seasons end in disappointing fashions, plus new Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl is introduced in Laramie.
The Griz welcome Coastal Carolina into a record-cold Washington-Grizzly, plus Carroll takes on the NAIA's number 1 team for a chance to play for a national title. The high school basketball season starts up on the hill at Skyview, meanwhile MSUB, MSU and the Lady Griz all host games. Finally, the Billings Invitational wrestling tournament finishes at the Golden Dome.
Preview from both the Griz and Carrol football as they get set for Saturday's playoff matchups, plus the high school winter sports season officially begins with the Billings Invitational wrestling tournament.
What a day of college football, locally and nationally. Carroll looks to advance to the NAIA semifinals for the 6th time in 7 seasons, plus the Griz second round playoff opponent has been determined.
Rocky and MSUB women's basketball battle from Shorty's Place, plus after a monster game Saturday in Bozeman, Griz linebacker Brock Coyle is the Big Sky Defensive Player of the Week.
The Griz are in the FCS playoffs as the 8-seed, meaning they will host a second-round matchup on Dec. 7. They'll face either Coastal Carolina or Bethune-Cookman. 3 other Big Sky teams are in: Northern Arizona, Southern Utah and Eastern Washington.
More reaction from the 113th Brawl of the Wild as the Griz escape with the 28-14 win, handing Montana State its third straight loss, effectively ending the Cats' season.
Central football is back in the title game for the seventh consecutive season, plus hear from Rocky volleyball as they prepare to take on the College of Idaho the first round of the NAIA tourney.
History made at Dahlberg Arena as Lady Griz head basketball coach Robin Selvig wins his 800th game, plus see where the Cats and Griz are in the latest FCS poll before Saturday's Brawl of the Wild. Also, three Rocky teams will be in postseason action this Saturday.
A busy day around the treasure state. Both the Cats and Griz at home in their final games before the Brawl of the Wild, plus the Central Rams look to make it to the state title game for the 7th straight year. In Bozeman, a wild Championship Saturday at the all-class state volleyball tournament. Tons of highlights and reaction in the Saturday Sports Blitz.
Semi-final night in Double-A football, plus results from the semis at state volleyball.
Quarterfinal night at the all-class state volleyball tournament. Apologies for the audio difficulties.
After yet another late comeback win, two Montana players have been named the Big Sky players of the week. Also, a first in this week's FCS poll regarding the Cats and Griz.
Recap from the Cats and Griz football teams, plus the Lady Griz basketball teams opens the season against MSU-Northern.
A CRAZY Saturday on the gridiron with the Cats visiting Eastern Washington with first place in the Big Sky on the line. Montana steps out of conference and plays a wild game in South Dakota, plus Rocky and Carroll go down to the final seconds once again. Playoffs continue in the prep ranks, Central hosts Hamilton and a nail-biter from Red Lodge as the Rams welcome Missoula Loyola. That and a whole lot more in the Saturday Blitz.
The Class-AA football playoffs get underway as Skyview represents Billings and hits the road for a matchup with Helena. Both Rocky teams try to keep their seasons alive and advance to the NAIA national tourney, plus a bunch more in the Friday Blitz.
College hoops is back! Both Rocky teams host MSUB at the Fortin Center, plus the latest FCS and NAIA football polls.
Recap from the Griz' overtime thriller in Sacramento as well as the Cats' nail-biting win in Colorado.
In football, the Cats and Griz hit the road, Rocky hosts its final home game of the season, plus high school playoffs continue. In soccer, the Central girls look to make it 6 in a row, while the Senior girls look to avenge last year's defeat. Livingston also heads to Stevensville thinking upset. All of that and a ton more in the Saturday Blitz.
On the gridiron Senior and Skyview battle in the last game of season with a playoff birth on the line, West looks to capture its first win of the year, Laurel welcomes Fergus in the first round of the Class-A playoffs. In soccer, the Senior Lady Broncs look to punch their ticket to the state title game. Skyview and Senior volleyball host the Great Falls schools as the regular season ends this weekend. All that and more inside the Friday Blitz.
The Lady Jackets basketball team opens the season with an exhibition in Missoula, plus the latest FCS and NAIA football polls.
Recap from the Cats and Griz football games. Also, basketball season is officially here.
The Griz welcome Eastern Washington for a showdown between two top-ten teams, plus MSU looks to stay unbeaten in the Big Sky hosting U.C. Davis. Both Central soccer teams playing for a trip to the state title match, plus the all-class state cross country meet from Missoula. That and more in the Saturday Blitz.
Skyview welcomes Helena Capital with huge playoff implications on the line, Senior and West both on the road. Laurel hosts Glendive, Red Lodge and Columbus battle for first place in 4B, plus Skyview/West girls' playoff soccer and a lot more.
Montana's Brock Coyle is the Big Sky's defensive player of the week. The latest FCS and NAIA polls are out, with Rocky cracking the top ten. Finally, the stage is set for the Class-AA soccer playoffs.
Recap from Montana's crazy come-from-behind win, plus week 7 highlights in the NFL.
The Cats and Griz both in action, plus the Rocky Battlin' Bears return from their bye-week. On the prep side, Central and Laurel battle it out from Daylis Stadium with the Eastern-A up for grabs. Playoff soccer in Class-A with both Central teams hosting first round matches, and highlights from the final night of the Nile Rodeo from the Rimrock Auto Arena.
A doubleheader from Daylis Stadium with West hosting top-ranked Bozeman and Senior battling CMR, plus a Class-B showdown from Worden between Huntley Project and Forsyth. West and Senior soccer wrap up their regular seasons from Amend Park, and night two at the Nile Rodeo.
Skyview and Senior girls soccer battle with playoff implications on the line, plus big new for two MSUB Lady Jackets.
Recap from Montana's big win against U.C. Davis, plus NFL and MLB highlights.
Montana looks for its second Big Sky win on the road against U.C. Davis, Carroll welcomes Dickinson State after a bye-week. Skyview volleyball hosts Bozeman in Eastern-AA play. Senior, Skyview, Rocky and MSUB all in action on the soccer field. That and more in the Saturday Blitz.
West and Skyview battle from Daylis Stadium, Senior visits Helena Capital, Laurel takes on Hardin on the road and a whole lot more in the Friday Sports Blitz.
Senior hosts West in volleyball, plus hear from Central and West football.
Two more Cat-Griz blowouts produce two more Big Sky Players of the Week. Also, the latest FCS and NAIA football polls.
Cat, Griz and Battlin' Bear football in action on a busy Saturday on the gridiron, including two area high school games. Also, highlights from Central-Laurel soccer and the Billings Invitational cross country meet.
Senior hosts Great Falls from Daylis Stadium, Laurel welcomes Miles City and a whole lot more in the Friday Blitz.
Montana State's huge win coupled with Montana's loss shakes up the FCS poll, plus highlights from the final round of the RMC Invite from Peter Yegen.
Recap from the Cats and Griz first Big Sky Conference games.
Big Sky conference play begins as Denarius McGee makes a surprise return for Montana State, plus the Griz look to start the season with four straight wins. West volleyball battles CMR, Skyview soccer hosts Butte, plus a whole lot more in the Saturday Sports Blitz.
West looks for its first win of the year hosting Helena Capital, plus two undefeated teams match up in Worden. Highlights of those and a lot more in the Friday Sports Blitz.
A freshman Griz is the Big Sky special teams player of the week, plus Montana's win over OK Panhandle State moves them up in the latest FCS poll.
Recap from the Saturday's Cats and Griz games, plus highlights from week 3 in the NFL.
Could the Cats and Griz get two more wins right here on KULR-8? Rocky hosts Carroll in a Frontier Conference showdown, Central and Laurel soccer battle it out and a whole lot more in the Saturday Sports Blitz.
Skyview and Senior both host games at Daylis Stadium, Huntley Project looks to improve to 4-0, Fargo welcomes ESPN's 'College Gameday' and a whole lot more in the Friday Blitz.
Montana QB Jordan Johnson is the Big Sky's Offensive Player of the Week, plus a former Griz now in the NFL suffers a season-ending injury.
Highlights from the Cats and Griz victories, Central and Laurel football at home, plus a whole lot more in the Saturday Sports Blitz.
Senior and West football battle under the lights at Daylis Stadium, plus a lot more highlights of area football, soccer and volleyball.
Bad news for Cats fans. Quarterback Denarius McGee is out until at least October after suffering a separated right shoulder against SMU.
Recap from the Cats one-point loss at Southern Methodist University. Also, the Billings Mustangs season ends in anti-climactic fashion.
Could Montana State be the next FCS team to pull off an FBS upset? Highlights of that and a whole lot more in the Saturday Sports Blitz.
The first fall edition of the Sports Blitz. Football highlights from across the state and a whole lot more!
Hear from Rocky and Central football. Plus, prep volleyball and soccer highlights.
Montana State's Brad Daly is the Big Sky defensive player of the week, plus hear from West volleyball as the AA campaign gets going.
Recap from Koni Dole's triumphant return to the football field a mere ten months after losing the bottom half of his right leg. Koni was back in the weight room as soon as he was released from the hospital, and he hasn't stopped working since. It sure paid off as he was all over the field Friday night against Joliet, scoring two rushing touchdowns and recording a sack on defense.
Recap from Montana's huge opening night win, plus hear more from Koni Dole about his huge return to the football field just ten months after losing his right leg.
Montana hosts Appalachian State to open the season, plus the high school AA volleyball season gets started.
High School football is back! All three AA schools in action, including Skyview at home against Bozeman. Plus, Huntley Project's Koni Dole makes a triumphant return to the gridiron less than a year after losing his right leg.
Montana State football opens the season at home against Monmouth, Senior football readies for their opener against Butte and Rocky and MSUB volleyball tussle at the Fortin Center.
The prep golf season continues in Great Falls. Hear from the Rocky Lady Battlin' Bears volleyball team after a 5-0 weekend in Washington. Also, how will Montana State's offense look under new offensive coordinator Tim Cramsey?
Could the Mustangs win 2 straight for the first time all season? Plus, MSUB women's soccer hits the field for the first time.
The Mustangs get an elusive home win over Ogden, plus highlights from the 6th annual Nightmare Hillclimb at the Billings Motorcycle Club.
College football is here! Rocky and Jamestown start the 2013 season off in Miles City, plus the Mustangs look to avoid the sweep at the hands of Idaho Falls.
Montana and Montana State's 'Brawl of the Wild' gets a whole new meaning, plus hear from the Senior Lady Broncs volleyball team as they get set to defend their state title.
KULR-8's Chris Byers tries to hold on as he rides a 200+ horsepower hill climb bike.
2009 PRCA Rookie of the Year tie-down roper Shane Hanchey joins Mike Stefansson as he stops in Billings looking to get back to the NFR.
The Cats and Griz basketball teams match up for a rare Monday night doubleheader.
West seeks revenge as they visit Skyview up on the hill, plus hear from several Griz football players as they prepare for the NFL draft.
A big day for Cats and Griz football, National Signing Day. Hear from both head coaches and find out their in-state commits.