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Charlo volleyball picks up sweep over rival Arlee Charlo volleyball picks up sweep over rival Arlee

CHARLO – The Charlo Lady Viking volleyball squad defeated the Arlee Scarlets in three straight sets 25-6, 25-16, 25-14 during their last match. “I feel we are starting off pretty strong,” said Charlo head coach Rhondell Volinkaty. “The girls put in a lot of work over the summer and it shows.” Although the Scarlets moved up to Class B this season, the match still had a rivalry feel. Volinkaty said her girls were pumped for the game. “It’s always going to be a rivalry no matter what class the girls are in.” In the opening set, the Lady Vikings wasted little time in grabbing an early lead and a 25-6 set win. In the opening minutes of the...


Ronan’s Normandeau wins Canal Bank Invite Ronan’s Normandeau wins Canal Bank Invite

RONAN – Ronan Chief James Normandeau took the boys individual title and led Ronan to a team win during the Ronan Canal Bank Invitational on Friday. He ran about three miles with a time of 16:43.21. “It was really important for me to perform my best,” said Normandeau. He explained that he...


Sports Shorts for Sept. 11, 2019 Sports Shorts for Sept. 11, 2019

Volleyball Mission Lady Bulldogs  Mission High Lady Bulldogs volleyball earned a win Tuesday, Sept. 3, over Arlee in their season home opener sweeping the Scarlets 26-24, 25-17, 25-13. The Lady Bulldogs as a team posted on the evening 22 kills, 49 digs, 22 assists and 19 aces.  Ri...


Pirates snap 12-game losing streak with win over Columbia Falls Pirates snap 12-game losing streak with win over Columbia Falls

POLSON – Under the bright lights Friday night, the Polson Pirates football squad snapped a 12-game losing streak that stretched back to mid-season 2017 by winning their season opener with a 20-6 victory over the defending Northwestern A Conference Champions Columbia Falls Wildcats. The players were ...


Sports Shorts for Sept. 4, 2019 Sports Shorts for Sept. 4, 2019

Volleyball Arlee Scarlets The Arlee Scarlets volleyball team fell 1-3 (28-24, 26-28, 25-27, 12-25) to the Seeley Swan Lady Blackhawks in a non-conference game Thursday in Seeley. Charlo Lady Vikings In preseason warm up action, the Charlo Lady Vikings headed to Philipsburg for the Gra...


GPCF donates $11,000 to youth golf association

News from GPCF POLSON – The stars were perfectly aligned for the Greater Polson Community Foundation’s Passion for Polson annual event on Aug. 1. The setting for the reverse auction was beautiful, weather was perfect and the generosity of those in attendance abounded.   The reverse a...


School sports start soon School sports start soon

After a long summer break, many students are hitting the gym, field, court and track for the upcoming fall sports season. To participate in any prep athletics, the Montana High School Association requires athletes to complete a sports physical, provide proof of insurance and turn in paperwork before the firs...


More than 800 players take to downtown streets for annual 3-on-3 More than 800 players take to downtown streets for annual 3-on-3

POLSON – Three blocks of downtown Polson were closed off to traffic as basketball players and fans filled the streets for the annual Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament this past weekend. The two-day event, first played in 1992, has grown into one of Montana’s most popular and longest- ...


Mustangs race to a fourth-place finish Mustangs race to a fourth-place finish

SPOKANE – The 14U Polson Lakers and 16U Montana Mustangs girls softball teams joined more than 40 other teams from six states to compete in the 2019 “A” Fastpitch Western National Championship held at the Dwight Merkel Sports Complex in Spokane, Washington. The near weeklong tournament, ...


sports shorts for July 24, 2019 sports shorts  for July 24, 2019

Football Charlo Viking football standout Landers Smith was the lone Mission Valley representative during Saturday night’s 73rd Annual Montana East-West Shrine Game at the Bob Green Field on the campus of Montana Tech in Butte. Smith, who will be playing for Montana Tech in the fall, suited up f...


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