Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Articles Written By: Rob Zolman

Polson and Ronan split in post-holiday rivalry matchup Polson and Ronan split in post-holiday rivalry matchup

PABLO – The Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates basketball players returned to the court after the Christmas holidays to host the Ronan Chiefs and Maidens. The Lady Pirates fell in the opener, 57-27. The boys earned a 60-47 win.  The Maidens got off to a fast start with a 19-point first quarter and...

Chiefs host 50th annual duals wrestling tournament Chiefs host 50th annual duals wrestling tournament

RONAN – The year opened with a flurry of prep wrestling action for Mission Valley area teams during a weekend tournament. Mission-Charlo Bulldogs, Arlee Warriors and Polson Pirates all took part in the Ronan Chief’s 50th Annual Dave Edington Western Montana Duals Wrestling Tournament at the Ronan...

Smith goes to Montana Tech Smith goes to Montana Tech

CHARLO – Landers Smith, at 6-foot-1 and 190 pounds, is a force to be reckoned with on the football field as well as the basketball court for the Charlo Vikings. The all-state athlete announced Thursday, Dec. 20, that he will be taking his football passion to Butte.  He put pen to paper and sign...

Lake County officials sworn into office Lake County officials sworn into office

POLSON – Seven recently elected and re-elected Lake County officials were sworn in for their new terms and took their oaths of office Wednesday afternoon. Dec. 19, in the main courtroom of the Lake County Courthouse.  Montana’s Twentieth Judicial District Judge James Manley presided over ...

Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym Superintendent holds community forum regarding Linderman gym

POLSON – The Linderman gymnasium was the topic of discussion during a Jan. 19 evening forum held at the Polson High School auditorium. Polson School District Superintendent Rex Weltz provided an update to about 50 people including school board members and district staff on the current status of the Lin...

sports shorts for Dec. 19, 2018 sports shorts for Dec. 19, 2018

Girls Basketball Arlee Scarlets Alyssia Vanderberg dominated the game Tuesday night, Dec. 18, knocking down 23 points as Arlee defeated the Plains Trotters 68-43 in District 14C girls basketball action. In the road win for the Scarlets, Emily Fiddler added 14 points.    Mission L...

Working together is a ‘big dill’ for Polson pickleball Working together is a ‘big dill’ for Polson pickleball

POLSON – The Polson Parks and Recreation Department recently held a ceremony to celebrate a project milestone at the pickleball courts located at O’Malley Park.  “It was a cold chilly day but it was a big dill for the Greater Polson Community Foundation, the board members of the Fri...

Warriors look to win third straight title, Scarlets shooting for first Warriors look to win third straight title, Scarlets shooting  for first

ARLEE – With the 2018-19 basketball season well under way, one could say this season is sort of a swan song for the Arlee boys and girls basketball teams so far. Because of increasing enrollment numbers, both the Warriors and Scarlets will be moving back up to Class B next season where they had played ...

Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet Lake Monsters welcome swimmers annual swim meet

POLSON – The Lake Monsters Swim Club hosted the annual Montana Holiday Classic Swim Meet on Saturday and Sunday at the Mission Valley Aquatics Center. Six swim clubs from around Western Montana competed in the meet featuring more than 40 swimmers participating in 38 relay and individual events. F...

Sports Shorts for Dec. 19, 2018 Sports Shorts for Dec. 19, 2018

Boys Basketball Charlo Vikings The Charlo Vikings boys' basketball team defeated the St. Regis Tigers 45-39 on Friday night in St. Regis.  Landers Smith led the Vikings with 14 points. Phil Marquez and Garett Vaughn chipped in nine points. Nate Delaney scored 10. The Vikings moved to 5-0...


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