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Polson, Ronan wrap up track season Polson, Ronan wrap up track season

POLSON — In the final week of the regular season for Class A track and field, the Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates, along with the Ronan Chiefs and Maidens, competed against ten visiting teams during the Nelson Thomas ABC Track and Field meet held at the Polson Sports Complex on Saturday.  The Ronan boys and girls fared well, placing in the top five in seven events throughout the day. Payton Cates took first place in the triple jump with a leap of 42 feet nine inches, and first in the high jump for the Chiefs. Cates also placed fourth in the discus.  Also for the Chiefs, Rueben Couture raced to a first place finish with a time of 43.00 seconds in the 300 meter hurdles, ...


Valley tracksters race into the post season

MISSOULA — Mission, Arlee, and Charlo boys and girls track teams booked solid post season performances during last weekend’s district track meets. In Class 14C action, scoring 169 team points, the Charlo Vikings captured the boy’s district title in Missoula on Saturday. Superior placed s...


sports shorts for May 18, 2022 sports shorts for May 18, 2022

Softball Ronan Maidens The Ronan Maidens opened last week’s action on Tuesday evening, May 10, with a 11-5 lost to the visiting MAC Lady Bulldogs. In the circle for Ronan, Kiara Sherman gave up 11 runs on 17 hits and struck out three. LouRasia Weatherwax led the Maidens at the plate w...


Maidens, Pirates win team titles at Lake County track meet Maidens, Pirates win team titles at Lake County track meet

POLSON — The Polson Pirates and Ronan Maidens track and field teams each took first place on Thursday out of the six Mission Valley area schools competing at the Lake County track and field meet at the Polson Sports Complex.  The Maidens brought home seven first place finishes and racked up 220...


Sports Shorts for May 11, 2022 Sports Shorts for May 11, 2022

Track & Field Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates On Saturday afternoon, the Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates track and field teams posted 12 top five finishes during the Hamilton Quad hosted at the Bronc Stadium in Hamilton.  For the Lady Pirates, Michelle Dale finished first in the 100 met...


Mission Valley softballers dominate during inaugural tournament Mission Valley softballers dominate during inaugural tournament

FRENCHTOWN — The Polson Lady Pirates, Ronan Maidens, and MAC Lady Bulldogs girl softball teams hit the road last weekend and traveled south to Frenchtown to complete in the First Annual Bette Paskey Memorial Tournament hosted at the Frenchtown High School on Friday and Saturday. The Maidens finished...


sports shorts for May 4, 2022 sports shorts for May 4, 2022

Track and Field   Ronan Chiefs and Maidens Ronan Chief Payton Cates finished eighth in the high jump during the Russ Plicher Top Ten Track and Field competition held at the MCPS Stadium in Missoula on Tuesday, April 26. On Saturday, Cates, with a jump of six feet - four inches, finishe...


Sports shorts for April 27, 2022 Sports shorts for April 27, 2022

Track and Field Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates Under the lights Thursday evening in Corvallis, the Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates posted a solid performance during the Sapphire Twilight Invitational held at the Corvallis Community Event Center. Ashtyn Wagner finished second in the 800 and four...


Sports shorts for April 20, 2022 Sports shorts for April 20, 2022

Softball Polson Lady Pirates The Polson Lady Pirates shutout the visiting Ronan Maidens 10-0 on Thursday, April 14, and defeated the hosting Libby Lady Loggers 10-0 on Saturday, April 16, to remain undefeated on the season.  In Thursday’s cross-county and Northwestern A conference riv...


Local athletes compete in chilly Dilly Bar Invite Local athletes compete in chilly Dilly Bar Invite

RONAN — The Ronan Maidens and Mission Bulldogs finished as runner ups in the total team point standings during Saturday’s Dilly Bar Invitational hosted at the Ronan High School track. With 16 top-five finishes, including five victories, the Maidens racked up 111.5 points, while the Bulldogs bo...


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