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Charlo edges Drummond in season opener

CHARLO – The Charlo Vikings football team got off to a good start Friday as they downed a talented Drummond team in Charlo. Tra Ludeman connected his pass to Jacen Petersen for a six-yard touchdown with 18 seconds left in the fourth quarter to win 14-8. The Vikings missed many opportunities to bury the Trojans throughout the game. A first-quarter pass to Stephen Delaney for a touchdown was called back after a penalty was issued to the Vikings. The Trojans led first after Darius Pool ran a short, five-yard dive to score a touchdown in the second quarter. Pool then ran in the two-point conversion to lead 8-0 heading into halftime. The Vikings rallied in the third quarter after Lud...

Charlo’s Knight wins state pole bending

Charlo freshman Abby Knight is wasting no time making a name for herself in the state rodeo community. Knight won both the championship go-round and the year-end title in pole bending, and also was fourth in the all-around standings at the Montana High School Rodeo Finals in Bozeman in June. At 15-years-old,...

Charlo wins first track title in 39 years

MISSOULA—The Charlo boys’ track and field team won the Class C State title for the first time since 1972 at last weekend’s state tournament.  Head Coach Bret Thompson handed out suckers as a reward to his athletes as the entire Charlo track and field team posed for photos. They ende...

Freshman track runner breaks 23-year-old record

For Charlo freshman Aspen Runkel, her recent performance at the district track meet in Polson was the icing on the cake of an already successful season. At the meet, Runkel topped a 23-year-old school record in the 400-meter dash, previously held by Kathy McCready. Runkel finished the 400-meter dash with a t...

The sky's the limit

 MISSOULA—Charlo’s boys’ track and field team won the divisional title and the girls’ took second at the B,C Divisional Tournament. On both sides athletes took home numerous individual titles. For four years it was Chance Rosenbaum’s goal to beat his uncle Scott Smith&rs...

Vikings open track season with 2nd-place finish

CORVALLIS - The Charlo Vikings began this season right where they ended last season, in second place. Nearly a year after finishing second at the state track tournament, the Vikings began the season with a second-place finish in Corvallis Thursday. While the Vikings will have to replace Chance Fireston...

Early Exit: Charlo boys’ and girls’ season ends during trip to Western C championship

BUTTE – A pair of losses gave the Charlo boys an unexpected early exit to a successful season this weekend as the sixth-ranked team traveled to Butte for the Western C tournament. The team first fell to Shields Valley, 52-46, and saw its hopes of advancing in the tournament ended with a 67-50 loss to E...

Charlo teams look strong heading into tournament play

CHARLO – The number 6-ranked Charlo boys basketball team had much to celebrate after an easy win over Philipsburg in Charlo Friday evening. The Vikings won 66-22, advancing to 16-2 overall this season. Charlo’s strong start helped them begin the first quarter with a 9-0 run during the first 4:...

Still perfect: Vikings 11-0 after pair of wins

The wins continue to pile up for Charlo's basketball teams as the second-ranked Vikings improved to 11-0 this week with a pair of wins while the No. 10 Lady Vikings also won a pair to get to 10-1. The duo of Chance Rosenbaum and Dillon Delaney were too much for the visiting Red Devils Saturday as Charlo d...

Charlo hoops teams continue to roll

The fourth-ranked Vikings continued to dominate district competition Thursday as Charlo cruised past visiting St. Regis, 69-30. Strong defense and hot shooting helped the Vikings jump out to a commanding 27-12 opening-quarter lead, led by Chance Rosenbaum's 12 points in the frame. Charlo cooled off som...

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