Coach Tinkle isn't the only coach playing in the Elite 8 with Montana ties. Kelvin Sampson, the head coach of the Houston Cougars, used to coach at Montana Tech in Butte. And the two Montana-connected coaches will now face each other Monday night.
The New UM Big Sky Poll was released on Tuesday and the preliminary results show that Montana is still a red state, in that Republican candidates, for the most part, are outdistancing their Democratic opponents at this point.
If you want to take "a journey through winter calving" it looks like a cool new documentary will soon be unveiled at the Big Sky Documentary Film Festival coming up on February 23rd at The Wilma in Missoula. Check out the trailer here.
Former Kalispell Mayor Tammi Fisher says the recent events, combined with Dr. Kia's analysis, showed her that Soleimani's killing was justified. Recent events also showed us how right Dr. Kia was, and how wrong many in the mainstream media were.
Was this an "act of war" or an act to stop war? Are critics of President Trump fueling propaganda efforts for the Islamofascist regime in Tehran? What do the people of Iran actually think about the takedown of Iranian terror leader Qassem Soleimani? We talked about all that and more with The University of Montana's Dr. Mehrdad Kia.
He recently ran for the University of Montana men's cross-country team as Jonathan Eastwood. Now, June Eastwood is named Big Sky Conference "Female Athlete of the Week." June Eastwood is a transgender runner who got second place at a recent tournament in California before being named "Female Athlete of the Week."