Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Page Through Virtual Copies

Current Events

Latest Headlines

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement
Obituary

Sports

Ronan volleyball sweeps Mission in three sets Ronan volleyball sweeps Mission in three sets

RONAN – The Ronan Maidens volleyball team never let neighborhood non-conference rivals Mission Lady Bulldogs feel comfortable in the Ronan Event Center Gym on Tuesday night, Oct. 7, en route to a three-set 25-10, 25-19, 25-13 sweep. “It was a fun evening. I think our girls did great,” said Ronan Maiden head coach Lacey Phelan. The first set started out very competitive with Mission even in the lead at one point, 6-5 over Ronan, before Rylie Lindquist serves sparked a 15-4 run by the Maidens to close out the set, 25-10. Ronan made defensive adjustments and improved its passing in the second set, as the Maidens erased another quick early second set advantage by the ...


Sports shorts for Sept. 15, 2021 Sports shorts for Sept. 15, 2021

Golf Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates The Polson Pirates, posting a score of 329, brought home the team title during the Corvallis Invitational on Thursday, Sept. 7, held at the University of Montana Golf Course in Missoula. For the Pirates, Carson Hupka fired a first place 78 narrowly slipping...


Bowling for Sept. 15, 2021

Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Sept. 5-11    Merchant         DID NOT BOWL Tuesday Twister High Team Game:       Ball Babies                      807 High Team Series:...


Bulldogs prevail over Vikings in county match up Bulldogs prevail over Vikings in county match up

ST. IGNATIUS — Under first year head coach Carson Oakland, the Mission Bulldogs advanced to a 2-0 overall record on the fresh 2021 football season last Friday with a 36-26 home victory over conference and cross county rivals Charlo Vikings.  Biting first in the opening minutes of the first quar...


sports shorts for Sept. 8, 2021

Football Arlee Warriors In Darby on Friday evening, the Arlee Warriors moved to 0-2 on the season in a 59-6 loss to the hosting Darby Tigers. Ronan Chiefs On the road in Libby Friday evening, the Ronan Chiefs fell to the Libby Loggers 37-6. Polson Pirate s Junior quarterback Ja...


Polson golf teams finish strong at Ronan invitational Polson golf teams finish strong at Ronan invitational

lRONAN — The Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates golf programs brought home team titles at the Ronan Golf Invitational on Thursday at Mission Mountain Golf Club in Ronan. For the Pirates, Christian Lund fired a 72 to defeat teammate Hunter Emerson by a single stroke. Lady Pirate Ashley Maki finished fou...


Sports shorts for Sept. 1, 2021 Sports shorts for Sept. 1, 2021

Soccer Polson Lady Pirates The Polson Lady Pirates opened their soccer season on the road with a tie and win this weekend.  On Friday in Livingston, the Lady Pirates battled Park High School to a 4-4 tie. Sophia Moderie scored two goals while Tia Mercer and Haislea Sternick each netted a ...


Seeley wins Polson Triathlon Seeley wins Polson Triathlon

POLSON — Cloudy skies and a cool breeze created ideal conditions for Saturday’s eighth Polson Triathlon. The event includes an Olympic-distance swim of 1,500-meters (0.93 miles) in open water in Flathead Lake, a bike ride of 40 kilometers (24.9 miles) through the Mission Valley and a 10 kilome...


High school golf season in full swing High school golf season in full swing

DILLON — The Polson Pirates came away with their first team win of the 2021 prep golf season after playing only nine holes in a weather-shortened Beaverhead County High School Invitational on Tuesday, Aug. 17. The Pirates won the tournament held at the Beaverhead Golf Course in Dillon with a combine...


Wild buffalo ride winner holds on for two seconds Wild buffalo ride winner holds on for two seconds

RONAN — The Ronan Pioneer Days celebration included an action-packed, three-day rodeo this past weekend. On Sunday, the open rodeo drew spectators eager to witness the wild and always unpredictable buffalo ride where six adventurous thrill-seeking crowd members try to hold on for eight seconds as a ...


Sponsored by: