The Cat Triple

Bobcats storm back to beat Grizzlies in an epic Brawl of the Wild


November 19, 2018

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Montana State quarterback Troy Andersen runs away from the Montana defense during Saturday's 118th Brawl of the Wild in Missoula. Andersen had a huge day, leading the Bobcats to a thrilling win over the Grizzlies.

MISSOULA - The same record, the same playoff aspirations, and two young teams with coaches who dearly love the Brawl of the Wild. So why wouldn't the 118th edition of the Cat-Griz rivalry come down the last play?

And indeed it did as Montana's Adam Eastwood fumbled near the goal line as he was trying to score the game-winning touchdown for the Grizzlies with just :09 left Saturday in front of a record crowd at Washington-Grizzly Stadium.

But instead of lifting the Griz to their first win in the Brawl since 2015, Eastwood's gut-wrenching turnover helped preserve a historic comeback by the...

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