Let's get the pads poppin'! The University of Montana will hold their annual traveling spring scrimmage in Ronan this year. It will be at the Laverne Parrish Memorial Field starting at noon April 13, but there are lots of other activities planned, too. Things get underway Friday night, April 12 with a 6 p.m. "Meet the Coaches" social the Ronan Fair Barn. Music, food and refreshments. There's also a pre-game tailgate from 10 a.m. - noon at the Ronan Fairgrounds next to the field. Food and beverages will be sold. All tickets are $5. Kids age 5 and under get in free. If you want to get tickets in advance there's lots of places to do that:

Ronan: Pheasant Lounge, Willard's, Arnie's Gas and Tire

Polson: Gull Printing, Lake Bar, Sportspage

Kalispell: Western Outdoors

Missoula: Red's Bar, Press Box, Stockman's, GSA Office in the Adams Center

And if you're a last-minute type, just get them there at the field Saturday. Hope everybody can get out and get their spring Griz on! DB