Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Aaric Bryan

Warriors tame Savage Heat at foul line

ARLEE — The Warriors remained cool under pressure and hit clutch free throws down the stretch against Hot Springs to remain perfect on the season. In their first close game of the season, the Warriors were trailing the Savage Heat in the fourth quarter, but went 12-for-16 at the foul line in the fin...

Bulldogs’ offense kept on leash in pair of losses

ST. IGNATIUS — The Bulldogs got back in action after a long break, but their offense was nowhere to be found. The Mission Bulldogs averaged just 31 points in a pair of losses to start the new year. After a lackluster 47-35 loss to the Red Devils in Noxon Thursday, the Bulldogs were kept in single di...

Eagles soar past Tigers for conference victory

PABLO — Behind the hot shooting of their freshman guard, Two Eagle River snared their first win of the season. Clayton Malatare, matched his uniform number, going off for 24 points against St. Regis at home Thursday in a 71-56 conference victory. Malatare was one of three Eagles to finish in doub...

Vikings start year with 2-game skid

THOMPSON FALLS — 2010 got off to a rough start for the Charlo Vikings. After turning the ball over nearly 30 times in a 63-46 conference loss to Arlee at home Thursday, the Vikings faltered down the stretch in a 54-47 loss to the Bluehawks in Thompson Falls Friday. Against Arlee Thursday, the Viking...

Lady Eagles come through in clutch in first victory

PABLO — When it mattered the most, the Lady Eagles pulled it together to pick up their first win of the season. Trailing Lincoln for most of the game Saturday, Two Eagle River didn’t take their first lead until late in the fourth quarter and then hit key free throws down the stretch to hold on...

Maidens drop pair of Northwestern A games

LIBBY — The Maidens failed to capitalize on any momentum from their first win of the season and dropped a pair of conference games last week. The Ronan Maidens couldn’t match up with the athleticism of the Lady Pirates and fell to Polson 65-26 at home Tuesday. Saturday it was the size of the L...

Lady Bulldogs bully Lady Trojans in 43-16 conference victory

ST. IGNATIUS — After a 41-23 uninspiring loss to the Lady Red Devils in Noxon to start the week, the Lady Bulldogs flat got after the Lady Trojans to pick up their first conference win of the season. At home Saturday, the Lady Bulldogs were ferocious on defense, not allowing a Lady Trojan to bring t...

Scarlets fall to district powerhouses

ARLEE — The Arlee Scarlets turned the ball over too many times and didn’t shoot well enough to beat the two toughest teams in District 14-C last week. In the Scarlets 46-14 loss to the Lady Vikings in Charlo Thursday and their 41-29 loss to the Savage Heat at home Saturday they turned the ball...

Warriors defeat Darby, Hamilton at Western Montana Duals

RONAN — The Arlee Warriors picked up two wins to finish in 10th place at the Western Montana Duals in Ronan Friday and Saturday. The Warriors, who finished 2-4 over the weekend, beat Western B-C’s Darby 46-26 Friday with wins by Austin Rubel, Cole Rice, Al Plant and Bryce Norling. Spurred on b...

Bulldogs take trio of duals in Ronan

RONAN — The Mission-Charlo Bulldogs picked up three team wins and had some of their younger wrestlers make big gains at the Western Montana Duals in Ronan Friday and Saturday. “I think we improved individually and team-wise,” Mission coach Lyle Cronk said. “We kind of caught fire a...


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