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Vikings scorch Blackhawks for 41 first-quarter points

SEELEY LAKE — The Vikings’ season couldn’t have gotten off to a better start. The Charlo Vikings scored 41 first-quarter points en route to a 60-0 blanking of the Blackhawks in Seeley Lake Friday. The Vikings scored in every which way; safeties,  punt returns, kickoff returns and interception returns.  Tra Ludeman scored three of his four touchdowns in the first quarter. He ran the ball in from the 5 and the 13 and also returned a punt 70 yards. He added a 9-yard run in the fourth quarter. Ludeman scored on half of his carries. He rushed six times for 33 yards. After Joel Lewis sacked the Seeley-Swan quarterback for a safety, Austin Bauer returned the...

Scarlets cool off during long break in Drummond

DRUMMOND — During a close to four-hour break at the season-opening tournament in Drummond, the Scarlets lost the magic they had in the morning and made a quick exit in the afternoon play. Missing three varsity starters didn’t slow the Scarlets down in pool play. They went 4-2 in their three tw...

Arlee football returns a senior-laden team to the gridiron

ARLEE — With 11 returning lettermen from last year's team that ended a decade-long playoff drought, it would be easy for the Warriors to be setting their sights on success in late October and early November, but their coach hasn't gotten past September. "Win the first one," Arlee coach Scott Palmer ...

Scarlets searching for trip back to divisionsals

ARLEE — What a difference a season can make. The Arlee Scarlets started the past season with a new coach in a new district and as one of the least-experienced teams in the district. With Brian Big Sam back at the helm to guide Arlee in their second year in District 14-C and the Scarlets only losi...

Ending on a high note

Warrior senior Kyle Felsman made sure that Arlee didn’t go home empty handed from the Montana Class C Track and Field Championship in Great Falls Saturday. In his final event at the two-day meet, Felsman cleared 5 feet, 10 inches to place fourth in the high jump and win Arlee’s only medal at M...

Eight Arlee athletes advance to final meet

MISSOULA — Two Arlee athletes were given a two-day trip to Great Falls for a birthday present. Arlee sophomore twins Sam and Becca Nelson both placed in the top five in the javelin at the Western C Divisional Track Meet at the Missoula County Stadium Friday and Saturday and earned a berth to the sta...

Arlee tracksters earns silver at district meet

POLSON — Both the Warriors and Scarlets added to Arlee’s trophy case at the District 14-C track meet. With trophies being awarded only to the top two teams at the six-team meet, Arlee coach Russell Baker wanted his team to walk away with a trophy, and both teams attained the goal. The Warri...

Felsman jump starts Warriors at county meet

MISSOULA — The Warriors got a big boost with the return of Kyle Felsman. In his first meet since the 2008 state tournament, the senior won the high jump and triple jump and placed second in the long jump at the Lake County Invitational Thursday and then followed that up with a second-place finish in...

Carver slices through competition in Hot Springs

HOT SPRINGS — The Scarlets and Warrior excelled on the small stage at the Dave Tripp Memorial Track Meet in Hot Springs Thursday. The Scarlets scored 67 points to finish in third place and the Warriors scored 62 points to finish in fourth place – the highest placing for both of them this seaso...

Scarlets score big in T-Falls

THOMPSON FALLS — The Arlee tracksters saw their hard work at practice pay dividends at the Thompson Falls Invitational. The Scarlets placed 10 times scoring 30 points – their most in the short season – to finish in seventh place in the 12-team field Thursday. The Warriors placed five tim...

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