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After last weekend's historic games and no 2020, Saturday might be the biggest home openers ever for Griz, Cats


Last updated 9/10/2021 at 8:51am

Havre Daily News/Colin Thompson

Omar Hicks-Onu and the Montana Grizzlies played two spring games at home back in April. Those games will be nothing like Saturday night's 2021 home-opener against Western Illinois, however.

The Montana Grizzlies and Montana State Bobcats both open their home schedules with what are likely to be sold-out night games in front of adoring fans who have been waiting literally two years to get back inside Washington-Grizzly Stadium and Bobcat Stadium.

Yes, Saturday night will be a long time coming for Montana college football fans.

And the hype surrounding Sept. 11, 2021, had been building and building, and it was always going to be a big night. COVID-19 made sure of that when the 2020 season was canceled, and neither team played much, or in MSU's case, any football at all since D...

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