Griz – Cat Rivalry

The Griz – Cat Rivalry, also known as The Brawl of the Wild is an annual college football rivalry game between the Montana Grizzlies and the Montana State Bobcats. The rivalry began on November 26, 1897 in Bozeman, Montana, home of Montana State. The rivalry is the 31st oldest among active rivalries in NCAA Division I and of those is the 11th oldest west of the Mississippi River. It is also the 4th oldest active rivalry in the FCS and the oldest west of the Mississippi River.

Since 2001, the winner of the game takes home The Great Divide Trophy seen to the left.

The Griz-Cat tradition began in 1897, below are scores from the series over the past years. Currently the Montana Grizzlies lead the series over the Montana State Bobcats, 71-37-5.

#
Year
Winning team
 
Losing team
 
Series
11897Montana18Montana State6Montana leads 1-0
21898Montana6Montana State0Montana leads 2-0
31898Montana16Montana State0Montana leads 3-0
41899Montana State5Montana0Montana leads 3-1
51899Montana State38Montana0Montana leads 3-2
61900Montana State38Montana0Series tied 3-3
71901Montana State31Montana0Montana State leads 4-3
81902Montana State38Montana0Montana State leads 5-3
91903Montana State13Montana6Montana State leads 6-3
101904Montana79Montana State0Montana State leads 6-4
-1905----
-1906----
-1907----
111908Montana0Montana State0Montana State leads 6-4-1
121908Montana State5Montana0Montana State leads 7-4-1
131909Montana3Montana State0Montana State leads 7-5-1
141909Montana15Montana State5Montana State leads 7-6-1
151910Montana0Montana State0Montana State leads 7-6-2
161910Montana10Montana State0Series tied 7-7-2
-1911----
171912Montana7Montana State0Montana leads 8-7-2
181912Montana39Montana State3Montana leads 9-7-2
191913Montana7Montana State0Montana leads 10-7-2
201913Montana20Montana State7Montana leads 11-7-2
211914Montana26Montana State9Montana leads 12-7-2
-1915----
221916Montana6Montana State6Montana leads 12-7-3
231917Montana9Montana State7Montana leads 13-7-3
-1918----
241919Montana6Montana State6Montana leads 13-7-4
241920Montana28Montana State0Montana leads 14-7-4
251921Montana14Montana State7Montana leads 15-7-4
261922Montana7Montana State6Montana leads 16-7-4
271923Montana24Montana State13Montana leads 17-7-4
-1924----
281925Montana28Montana State7Montana leads 18-7-4
291926Montana27Montana State0Montana leads 19-7-4
301927Montana6Montana State0Montana leads 20-7-4
311928Montana0Montana State0Montana leads 20-7-5
321929Montana State14Montana12Montana leads 20-8-5
331930Montana13Montana State6Montana leads 21-8-5
341931Montana37Montana State6Montana leads 22-8-5
351932Montana State10Montana7Montana leads 22-9-5
361933Montana32Montana State0Montana leads 23-9-5
371934Montana25Montana State0Montana leads 24-9-5
381935Montana20Montana State0Montana leads 25-9-5
391936Montana27Montana State0Montana leads 26-9-5
401937Montana19Montana State0Montana leads 27-9-5
411938Montana13Montana State0Montana leads 28-9-5
421939Montana6Montana State0Montana leads 29-9-5
431940Montana6Montana State0Montana leads 30-9-5
441941Montana23Montana State13Montana leads 31-9-5
-1942----
-1943----
-1944----
-1945----
461946Montana20Montana State7Montana leads 32-9-5
471947Montana State13Montana12Montana leads 32-10-5
481948Montana14Montana State0Montana leads 33-10-5
491949Montana34Montana State12Montana leads 34-10-5
501950Montana33Montana State0Montana leads 35-10-5
511951Montana38Montana State0Montana leads 36-10-5
521952Montana35Montana State12Montana leads 37-10-5
531953Montana32Montana State13Montana leads 38-10-5
541954Montana25Montana State12Montana leads 39-10-5
551955Montana19Montana State0Montana leads 40-10-5
561956Montana State33Montana14Montana leads 40-11-5
571957Montana State22Montana13Montana leads 40-12-5
581958Montana State20Montana6Montana leads 40-13-5
591959Montana State40Montana6Montana leads 40-14-5
601960Montana10Montana State6Montana leads 41-14-5
611961Montana State10Montana9Montana leads 41-15-5
621962Montana36Montana State19Montana leads 42-15-5
631963Montana State18Montana3Montana leads 42-16-5
641964Montana State30Montana6Montana leads 42-17-5
651965Montana State24Montana7Montana leads 42-18-5
661966Montana State38Montana0Montana leads 42-19-5
671967Montana State14Montana8Montana leads 42-20-5
681968Montana State29Montana24Montana leads 42-21-5
691969Montana7Montana State6Montana leads 43-21-5
701970Montana35Montana State0Montana leads 44-21-5
711971Montana30Montana State0Montana leads 45-21-5
721972Montana State21Montana3Montana leads 45-22-5
731973Montana State33Montana7Montana leads 45-23-5
741974Montana State43Montana29Montana leads 45-24-5
751975Montana State20Montana3Montana leads 45-25-5
761976Montana State21Montana12Montana leads 45-26-5
771977Montana State24Montana19Montana leads 45-27-5
781978Montana24Montana State8Montana leads 46-27-5
791979Montana State38Montana21Montana leads 46-28-5
801980Montana State24Montana7Montana leads 46-29-5
811981Montana27Montana State17Montana leads 47-29-5
821982Montana45Montana State15Montana leads 48-29-5
831983Montana State28Montana8Montana leads 48-30-5
841984Montana State34Montana24Montana leads 48-31-5
851985Montana State41Montana18Montana leads 48-32-5
861986Montana59Montana State28Montana leads 49-32-5
871987Montana55Montana State7Montana leads 50-32-5
881988Montana17Montana State3Montana leads 51-32-5
891989Montana17Montana State2Montana leads 52-32-5
901990Montana35Montana State18Montana leads 53-32-5
911991Montana16Montana State9Montana leads 54-32-5
921992Montana29Montana State17Montana leads 55-32-5
931993Montana42Montana State30Montana leads 56-32-5
941994Montana55Montana State20Montana leads 57-32-5
951995Montana42Montana State33Montana leads 58-32-5
961996Montana35Montana State14Montana leads 59-32-5
971997Montana27Montana State25Montana leads 60-32-5
981998Montana28Montana State21Montana leads 61-32-5
991999Montana49Montana State3Montana leads 62-32-5
1002000Montana28Montana State3Montana leads 63-32-5
1012001Montana38Montana State27Montana leads 64-32-5
1022002Montana State10Montana7Montana leads 64-33-5
1032003Montana State27Montana20Montana leads 64-34-5
1042004Montana38Montana State22Montana leads 65-34-5
1052005Montana State16Montana6Montana leads 65-35-5
1062006Montana13Montana State7Montana leads 66-35-5
1072007Montana41Montana State20Montana leads 67-35-5
1082008Montana35Montana State3Montana leads 68-35-5
1092009Montana33Montana State19Montana leads 69-35-5
1102010Montana State21Montana16Montana leads 69-36-5
1112011Montana36Montana State10Montana leads 70-36-5
1122012Montana State16Montana7Montana leads 70-37-5
1132013Montana28Montana State14Montana leads 71-37-5