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Swim team benefits children of every level

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness  POLSON – In 2001, a young couple with three children moved to Polson from another state, planning on raising their children in this beautiful town by Flathead Lake. Everything they wanted for their family was there with the exception of an indoor swimming facility.   All three of their children were swimmers, and the two older ones had competed on swim teams for several years, beginning at age 6. Knowing that there was an indoor facility in Bigfork, the couple thought that they would be able to travel there several times a week so that the children could be on a swim team, which worked for one summer and winter. After th...


bowling

Monday Spring Fun Nite  First Place:   Scott Heuer-Richard Turpin Second Place:   Audrey Smith-Brad Stevens Third Place:  Dana Matt-Christi Stephens Fourth Place: Jerry Powell-Sharon Barber St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch:    ...


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Softball In Western B-C Divisional softball action in Anaconda on Friday, Mission-Arlee-Charlo (MAC) defeated Anaconda 16-6 in the first round of action.  Azia-Rain Umphrey went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to pace MAC at the plate. Also for MAC, Shyanne Reum scored four runs. Caitlyn S...


Lady Pirates prevail over Maidens, 11-2 Lady Pirates prevail over Maidens, 11-2

Story and photos by Rob Zolman                Valley Journal RONAN – The Polson Lady Pirates high school softball team earned a spot in the Class A state tournament with a road win on Tuesday evening, May 14, against the Ronan Maidens. The matchup was the s...


Fryberger powers Charlo Lady Vikings to second place in divisionals Fryberger powers Charlo Lady Vikings to second place in divisionals

MISSOULA – It was Divisional weekend for Mission Valley area high school boys and girls track and field teams.  On Thursday and Friday, Class B Mission Bulldogs along with Class C Arlee Warriors and Charlo Vikings competed in a joint class divisional meet at the MCPS Stadium in Missoula, while ...


Charlo boys and girls win team titles at 14C District meet Charlo boys and girls win team titles at 14C District meet

Story and photos by Rob Zolman              Valley Journal  MISSOULA – On a perfect spring weekend for high school track and field, it was the Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings who came out looking the best by the end of the meet. Charlo won both the boys and...


Area athletes wrap up track and field season Area athletes wrap up track and field season

POLSON – The Polson, Ronan and Mission boys and girls track and field teams competed for the last time before setting their sights on the upcoming divisional meets. On Saturday, the Mission Bulldogs boys and girls traveled up to Bigfork to participate in the nine-team Bigfork Invitational track and ...


Swimming lessons can save lives

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness POLSON – The community of Polson and the surrounding areas in Lake County are filled with beautiful natural water features. We have Flathead Lake, as well as multiple rivers, streams, ponds and canals.  As beautiful and inviting as this water is dur...


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Tennis Mission Bulldogs Mission Lady Bulldog Maria Bugeda advanced into state tennis tournament action by winning the girls singles title during the B-C Divisional in Darby last weekend. The State Class B-C Tournament will be held at the Bozeman MSU Tennis Center starting on Thursday and running ...


Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition

News from Charlo Special Olympics   The Charlo Special Olympics team turned in an outstanding performance at last week’s 2019 Spring Area Games.   This year, the games drew nearly 500 participants representing 28 delegations from around the Five Valleys Area. After months of training, ...


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