Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Aaric Bryan

Scarlets stumble against Vikings at Spike It tourney

ARLEE — The luck of the draw kept the Arlee Scarlets out of the championship rounds of their own tournament Saturday. The Scarlets went 2-1 in the morning pool play at the Arlee Spike It Tournament Saturday, but failed to advance because both the Charlo Lady Vikings and the Lincoln Lady Lynx went un...

Lady Vikings capture third at Spike It

ARLEE — The ending may have been the same for the Lady Vikings, but the story leading up to it was definitely different at the Arlee Spike It Tournament. The Lady Vikings were sent to the consolation match from the Spike It tourney with a 10-15, 11-15, 10-6 loss to the Drummond Lady Trojans in the s...

What a weekend to be a Bulldog fan

Let me begin by saying this will be the first and last time I ever bring up fashion in any article or column. But like most guys I have a favorite T-shirt. One for some reason that I like to wear and is often bumped a spot or two in my rotation. My favorite is a Mission Bulldogs shirt. There’s a cou...

Vikings vanquish Victor with air attack

CHARLO — If the sixth-ranked Vikings weren’t dangerous enough already, they added one more weapon to their loaded arsenal in a 55-12 Western C blowout of the Victor Pirates. Prior to their first home game of the season against the Pirates Friday, the Vikings had only 89 yards in the air on 8-f...

Lady Bulldogs handcuff Lady Wardens with straight-set loss

MISSION — The Lady Bulldogs turned around three years of misfortune by thrashing the Deer Lodge Lady Wardens in three sets, but not one of their players is going to step up and take credit for the win. Before the Lady Bulldogs’ 25-10, 25-22, 25-15 homecoming win against the Lady Wardens Thursd...

40 - 13

Bulldog football is back. The much-maligned Mission Bulldogs grinded out a 40-13 win over Thompson Falls in front of a large homecoming crowd Friday night to win their first conference game since 2006 and their first homecoming since 2005, beat the Bluehawks for the first time in nine years and serve warn...

Lady Pirates battle Libby until the bitter end

POLSON — The Lady Pirates had their first conference victory in more than two years yanked away from them in the final seconds in a heartbreaking 3-2 loss to Libby. At home Thursday, the Lady Pirates scored two early goals in their conference opener, but watched the state’s top scorer erase th...

Scarlets’ streak snapped in Drummond

DRUMMOND — The Scarlets 12-game win streak came to a screeching halt in Drummond Saturday. The Scarlets entered the match with the Lady Trojans on a four-match win streak, but were quickly sent home with a 25-8, 25-13, 25-20 loss. “We just weren’t ready to play. We didn’t start ...

Lady Bulldog netters avenge only loss in convincing fashion

THOMPSON FALLS — The Lady Bulldogs continued their hot streak by avenging their only loss of the season. The Lady Bulldogs were all business at home Tuesday, quickly dispensing with the Lady Bobcats in straight sets. After beating Superior 25-13, 25-23, 25-17, the Lady Bulldogs wrapped up their week...

Lady Vikings prevail in 5-set match in P-Burg

PHILIPSBURG — The Charlo Lady Vikings remained undefeated with a five-set victory over the Lady Prospectors Friday, but their coach is still searching for something that has escaped them in their six wins this season – consistency. The 13-25, 26-24, 25-18, 14-25, 15-8 marathon victory was a mi...


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