Today marked the start of the regular signing period for prep basketball players who are ready to commit to their college programs... making it official today that missoula sentinel senior will mytty is headed to montana tech... mytty was one of six recruits announced by montana tech men's head coach adam hiatt today... five of those are high school seniors with one being a junior college transfer... mytty averaged over 10 points and 5 rebounds per game this past season while leading the spartans to a state tournament appearance... he led sentinel in steals and blocks while finishing second on the team in both scoring and rebounding... the 6-foot-5 forward was a 2nd team all- conference selection... montana tech's release today said mytty plans to pursue a degree in business at montana tech... here's a full list of the oredigger signees that were announced today... the other in-state prep recruits are taylor england of helena high... drew huse of bozeman... and christian jones of laurel high... nick fitts commits to tech out of idaho where the nampa native has been an all- state player for the past two seasons in a row... gavin mcpherson will be a junior college transfer as the glendive native heads to butte from dawson community college... so far this spring the grizzly softball team... now in its 3rd year of action... is off to its best conference start in program history... through their first three weeks of league play the grizzlies are alone at the top of the big sky standings with a record of 6- 3... just a half game better than the defending champs weber state... southern utah and idaho state round out the upper half of the standings as there are only eight softball teams currently competing in the big sky conference... coming off of another winning series on the road last weekend at sacramento state... the grizzlies have returned to missoula for their next homestand... they will be taking on northern colorado for a three game series starting on friday... at the plate this year... montana is currently leading the big sky in total runs scored with 175... on the defensive side of the ball they have the conference's second best e-r-a at 3.50... and lead the league in strikeouts with 194... and even though the team is aware of their number one spot in the big sky standings... they won't start celebrating just yet... "it's the same.
I don't think we change just because we're in first place now.
Obviously we're happy we got it, but we're not any different."
"yeah, we're in first place, but it's mid- april.
It'll be more fun if we're there mid-may.
Really if you look at the standings, everyone is still a factor, everyone is within two and a half games of first place.
We just got to right now, we'll worry about what the griz does and then however it shakes out, we'll be happy with it."
Finally tonight we began the