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Ronan sweeps duals in tennis opener Ronan sweeps duals in tennis opener

The Ronan High School tennis team opened the 2017 season with home wins over Darby (6-1) and Anaconda (4-3) on Saturday afternoon. Ronan’s No. 1 singles player Bailey Moss defeated both of his opponents in straight sets. “Moss was very strong for his first match of the season,” Ronan Tennis Coach Jim Blow said. “He has really developed his serve, and his baseline strokes get better and stronger every week.” Coleman Taylor, who played No. 2, also brought home victories in both of his matches. In doubles play, Maidens’ doubles team of BreAnna Turpin/ Julia Matkovich dominated the No. 1 girls’ doubles matches by besting their opponents in s...


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Golf April 4 — Ronan at Eureka Invite, 10 a.m. Softball March 31 — MAC (Mission/Arlee/ Charlo) hosts Eureka, 2 p.m. April 1 — Polson hosts Butte Central, 1 p.m. and Belgrade, 5 p.m. April 6 — Ronan hosts Columbia Falls, 3:30 p.m. Tennis March 30 — Mis...


Valley’s best shine in all-star game Valley’s best shine in all-star game

Valley rivalries were put aside as conference friends and foes gathered Thursday evening for the 22nd annual Mission Valley All-Star Classic at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Center on the Salish Kootenai College campus. The all-star event matches up some of the best basketball talent from the valley...


Lady Loggers topple Ronan, 22-3 Lady Loggers topple Ronan, 22-3

RONAN – The Lady Loggers spoiled Ronan’s softball season opener Saturday with a 22-3 victory that ended in the fifth inning due to the mercy rule. But the Maidens never quit. After not scoring in the first four innings, the Maidens put three runs on the board in the bottom of the fifth. &ld...


back in the saddle back in the saddle

KALISPELL – The Mission Valley High School Rodeo team’s spring rodeo season began on March 18 during a Montana High School Rodeo Association’s twoday event held in Kalispell at the Majestic Valley Arena. Area high school athletes stood out during the event. Tyler Houle, a senior at Ronan...


Sportspage bowling results for the weeks of Feb. 28, March 7 and March 14

Tuesday Moonlighters High Scratch Game: Chase Johnson 279 High Handicap Game: Noah Fouty 301 High Scratch Series: Chase Johnson 791 High Handicap Series: Chase Johnson 827 Wednesday Mixed Men High Scratch Game: Ross Woods 280 High Handicap Game: Ross Woods 302 High Scratch Series:...


Lucky Strike bowling results for Feb. 26-March 25

Merchants High Team Scratch The Sandbaggers 1224 High Team Handicap: The Sandbaggers 3464 High Game Scratch: Cody Staley 297 High Game Handicap: Cody Staley 335 High Series Scratch: Will Rogers 812 High Series Handicap: Will Rogers 839 Tuesday Twisters High Team Game: S...


Lady Bison basketball team wins national championship Lady Bison basketball team wins national championship

The Salish Kootenai College Lady Bison won the 36th annual AIHEC Tribal College National Basketball Championship on Sunday when they beat Stone Child College, 82-70. Shanelle Skunkcap was named the Division I Tournament MVP. Braylee Stone, Whitney Malatare, and Kaylea Skunkcap earned all-tourney honors.&n...


10 Mission Valley athletes earn all-state hoop honors

MISSION VALLEY — Ten local high school athletes have received allstate honors for their performances on the basketball court. Following on the heels of the Arlee Warriors’ Class C championship, the team led valley programs in all-state recognition with three. Earning all-state nods for the War...


Baseball team raises funds serving dinner Baseball team raises funds serving dinner

POLSON – Athletes from the Mission Valley Mariners baseball team donned ties and ditched their ball caps for Friday’s black-tie fundraiser dinner. The finely dressed Mariners served more than 200 diners their choice of either chicken or beef. Mariner supporters came together and raised almost ...


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