Cat-Griz Just One of Many Key Football Games

By Beacon Staff

HELENA — The 113th meeting of the Montana and Montana State football teams in Bozeman is just one of several key football games being played by Montana teams this weekend.

Fifth-ranked Montana is at 13th-ranked Montana State at noon Saturday as the teams try to win the rivalry game and advance to the 24-team FCS playoff field.

In the NAIA, third-ranked Carroll College hosts Georgetown of Kentucky Saturday at noon in a first-round playoff game while 10th-ranked Rocky Mountain College is at Morningside of Iowa in another first-round matchup.

Five state high school football championships will be decided this weekend, starting with Glacier at Bozeman Friday night for the Class AA title game.

On Saturday, Dillon is at Billings Central for the Class A championship and Missoula Loyola is at Baker-Plevna in Class B. Wibaux is at Ennis for the Class C 8-Man championship game while Stanford-Geyser-Denton is at Geraldine-Highwood for the 6-Man championship.