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Right on pace: Charlo football looks strong heading into playoffs

CHARLO – The Charlo Vikings are hitting their stride at the perfect time as they head into the first round of playoffs this week against Absarokee. Last week, the Vikings had little time to prepare, as a shortened school allowed a mid-week game against Seeley Swan at home on Wednesday. The Vikings exploded offensively from the start, allowing them to take a 42-0 lead at halftime. During the second half, Charlo got the opportunity to play a good portion of their younger players, with the Vikings pulling away with a 50-8 win. Viking running back Jacen Petersen was a force on the field, scoring three touchdowns on 10 rushes for 78 yards. Tra Ludeman finished the game with four carr...

Steamed: Red Devils sizzle on rainy night in Charlo, Vikings one win away from playoffs

CHARLO – It was a wet, sloppy field Friday as the Charlo Vikings football team hosted Noxon, but the weather didn’t dampen the Vikings’ running game as they earned a blowout win, 42-6. The Vikings struck first with a touchdown from quarterback Tra Ludeman, putting Charlo up 6-0 at the en...

Crushing Offense: Charlo buries Philipsburg, 56-16

PHILIPSBURG – The Charlo Vikings football team’s offense continues to play well as they won big on the road in Philipsburg Friday, 56-16. Jacen Peterson led Charlo with three rushing touchdowns and one receiving score. The Viking offensive line helped a trio of Charlo players bring in touchdowns....

Lady Vikings continue wins

The Charlo Lady Vikings volleyball team continues to play well, downing Noxon 3-1 on the road, followed by a clean sweep against St. Regis at home last week in a pair of 10-C match-ups. Against Noxon, Rachel Hoyt led the Lady Vikings as she picked up 13 kills, 16 digs and nine aces. Deondra Brown added 13...

Charlo falls to Superior, 3-1

Charlo falls to Superior, 3-1 By Mike Moore/Valley Journal CHARLO – The Charlo Lady Vikings (7-1) were handed their first loss of the season as they battled against Superior in a match of unbeaten teams. The Lady Vikings picked up the first win, 25-12, but then dropped the following three games, 25-11,...

Charlo downs Victor on the road

VICTOR – Charlo used a second-half, 44-point offensive push to pull out a come-from-behind rout over Victor on the road to end a three-week schedule of away games. Both teams battled heat and smoky conditions, with Charlo prevailing in the end. “Both teams had to overcome fatigue in a closely ...

Charlo offense buries Darby 54-18

DARBY – Improved blocking by the offensive line combined with solid rushing and passing, helped the Charlo Vikings (2-2) football squad blow out Darby (1-3) on the road Friday. Tra Ludeman continued to be an offensive threat, carrying the ball 16 times for 163 yards and a touchdown. In the air, Lude...

Charlo volleyball squad has good week

CHARLO – The Charlo Lady Vikings volleyball team continues to keep the ball rolling this season after a week of downing opponents. The Lady Vikings swept Noxon 25-15, 25-13, 25-18 before hosting Valley Christian on Thursday. Charlo dismantled Valley Christian 3-0 in a District 10-C match on Thursday...

Lincoln edges Charlo late, 50-36

LINCOLN – In a game that went back and fourth throughout it’s entirety, the Lincoln Lynx forced three turnovers in the fourth quarter to pull ahead at the end, winning in a high-scoring match against the Charlo Vikings (1-2), 50-36. Tra Ludeman led the Vikings on offense, carrying the ball 10 tim...

Charlo falls to Superior in Western C showdown

CHARLO – The Charlo football team fell to a talented Superior Bobcat team 44-32 Friday in an early-season Western C battle in Charlo. Superior jumped out to a quick 16-0 lead early on, before the Vikings rallied to cut the deficit to 23-18 at the half. Tra Ludeman threw three touchdown passes, and b...

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