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As always, Havre is split on Cat-Griz

 

November 15, 2018

Colin Thompson

Monte, the Montana mascot, and all of Griz Nation will be hoping and cheering for the Grizzlies to end a two-game losing streak to the Montana State Bobcats when the two schools meet for the 118th time Saturday in Missoula. As for fans in Havre, as always, the town is divided, with plenty of blue and gold and maroon and silver to go around. For a complete preview of the 2018 Cat-Griz game see Friday's Havre Daily News sports section. The game will kick off at 12 p.m. Saturday in Missoula, and will be televised nationally on Root Sports.

When it comes to football in Montana, it doesn’t get any bigger than the Brawl of the Wild. And this weekend, there will be plenty on the line when the Bobcats and Grizzlies meet for the 118th time.

Of course, when it comes to a rivalry like this, bragging rights are the biggest thing at stake and even though there could be some potential playoff implications riding on the result, that is secondary.

Montana may not have an NFL team, but it does have the Griz and the Cats, and to a lot of fans of each team, this game is like the Super Bowl. It divides families, friends, and colleagues,...



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