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Hauck’s return to Montana sends waves through the Big Sky

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SPOKANE, Washington — As Keenan Curran hiked to the “M” that emblematizes Mountain Sentinel in Missoula, it started to settle in that things would be different at Montana.

The Montana senior wide receiver showed up a few minutes late for class. During Bobby Hauck’s first tenure with the Grizzlies, internal issues were often dealt with by making the guilty player or players briskly hike the vigorous yet short jaunt to one of Missoula’s iconic markings on the mountain. It’s the latest example of to Curran, a Griz senior expected to be a team leader in Hauck’s first season back in the fold at UM since 2009, that the Montana football program has a new vision.

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About Colter Nuanez

Colter Nuanez is the co-founder and senior writer for Skyline Sports. After spending six years in the newspaper industry with stops at the Missoulian, the Ellensburg Daily Record and the Bozeman Daily Chronicle, the former Washington Newspaper Association Sportswriter of the Year and University of Montana Journalism School graduate ('09) has cultivated a deep passion for sports journalism during his 13-year career covering the Big Sky Conference. In August of 2014, Colter and brother Brooks merged their passions of writing and art to found Skyline Sports.

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