Project Selvedge

A model in Project Selvedge week 5 challenge dances in front of an adoring crowd.  The yearly event features local fashion designers, loosely based on the TV show "Project Runway".

Specators watch a model strut her stuff in Selvedge Studio's Project Selvedge.


Fitting room

Arif checks out a pair of pants for his girlfriend's 21st birthday as a squad car rushes past on Higgins Ave. during a high speed chase.


Justin O'Brien

Justin O'Brien checks the stability of an old hand rail post outside the Fine Arts building today.

O'Brien is working to put metal covers over the posts to prevent further deterioration and to discourage posters from being stapled to the posts.

O'Brien screws a cap onto a post.

O'Brien concentrates.

O'Brien checks the integrity of a post.



Photo walk Saturday

Outdoor sports expo.
Mt. Jumbo


Weed in the dorms

Anonymous freshman smokes in her dorm room.

Campus ride along

University of Montana public safety officer Nic Painter calls in a license plate during a routing traffic stop.

Rich Zitzka patrols Jesse Hall.

Nic Painter shines his spotlight on a man lounging in a window well.



Melva is a character I hope to get to follow more soon.

She's got a really neat story that maybe I'll be able to tell someday.


Griz win Big Sky

Griz fans cheer Saturday, March 15, 2013 in Dahlberg Arena.  The Griz beat Weber State 67-64 to become the 2013 Big Sky Conference champions.

Montana guard Kareem Jamar (32) goes for three. 
Will Cherry (5) takes down Weber State's Frank Otis (13) en route to a basket.

Montana head coach Wayne Tinkle discusses game plans with his players during a timeout.

Montana guard Will Cherry (5) moves through a wall of Weber State players.


Lady Griz win Big Sky

Montana guard Kenzie DeBoer (10) runs onto the court during starting lineup announcements Saturday, March 15, 2013 in Dahlberg Arena.  The Lady Griz beat UNC 56-43.
Northern Colorado guard Lindsay Mallon (20) tries to move past Montana forward Carly Selvig (24) .

Northern Colorado D'Shara Strange (3) shoots a lay up past Montana's Katie Baker (22) and Jordan Sullivan.

A Big Sky Conference championship medal is shown with confetti and a piece of the game net.

Montana players celebrate after their win.


Broken statue

This poor statue is Noah releasing the raven, a symbol of freedom.... or something.  Anyways, it was vandalized and knocked over, and now lives trapped and tied up where no one can see it.


Big Sky Tourney, Day 3- Griz beat UNC

Players from the University of Montana prepare to enter the court Friday, March 15, 2013 in Dahlberg Arena.  The Griz beat UNC 70-56.

Monte welcomes Kareem Jamar to the game.

University of Montana center Eric Hutchison (45) tips off with Northern Colorado center Connor Osborne (34).

Montana's Kareem Jamar focuses on a free throw attempt.
Montana center Eric Hutchison (45) stuffs Northern Colorado center Connor Osborne (34).

Spencer Coleman (10) gets the student section PPPUUMMPPPEDDD UUUPPP!!!!!

Big Sky Tourney, Day 3- Lady Griz beat Sac. State

University of Montana guard Torry Hill (2) fights for the ball with Sacramento State's Alle Moreno (22) Friday, March 15, 2013 in Dahlberg Arena.  UM beat Sacramento State 74-53.

A Griz fan shoots free throws during an intermission.
University of Montana's Kenzie De Boer (10) is tripped by Sacramento State's Margaret Huntington (24).

University of Montana guard Kenzie De Boer (10) shoots for two.


Big Sky Men, Day 1

Northern Colorado head coach B.J. Hill gets a closer look at the action on Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Dahlberg Arena.  UNC beat MSU 69-56.

Montana State guard Antonio Biglow (5) dribbles around Northern Colorado guard Tate Unruh (15).

Montana State guard Michael Dison (3) keeps his eyes on his opponents.

Montana State guard Antonio Biglow shoots a three pointer.

North Dakota's Brandon Brekke (24) shoots over Southern Utah center Cal Hanks (34) Thursday, March 14, 2013 at Dahlberg Arena. UND beat SUU 69-52.

Southern Utah's Damon Heuir (3) gets the ball knocked loose.

Souther University's Jackson Stevenett (21) shoots the ball.

Southern Utah's A.J. Hess (35) drives past North Dakota's Josh Schuler (32).


Big Sky Women, Day 1

FYI I'll be live tweeting photos (or trying to) during all the games that I shoot this weekend.  Check it out @samfwilson.

Swoop, Eastern Washington's mascot, cheers during EWU's 68-53 victory over MSU.

Montana State's Peyton Ferris (2) fights EWU's Laura Hughes (54) for a rebound.

Eastern Washington guard Kylie Huerta (4) looks for an opening.

Eastern Washington's Laura Hughes grimaces on the floor after being knocked down.

A boy grabs dollar bills during an intermission game.

A spectator has a section to himself.

Sacramento State guard Alle Moreno shoots a free throw.

Idaho State head coach Seton Sobolewski talks to his players during a time out.