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Thompson named Coach of the Year

Executive Director of the Montana Coaches Association, Don Olsen, announced that among the coaches selected by a vote of fellow Montana Coaches Association members, Bret Thompson of Charlo was selected as “Coach of the Year” in Boys’ Track and Field.

Four-Peat Vikings win Class C State title Four-Peat Vikings win Class C State title

GREAT FALLS — With 37 Class-C teams competing at state, the Charlo Vikings finished on top, earning a team fourth consecutive State title Saturday after two days of competition in Great Falls. The local boys earned a top team score of 53.5, edging out Belt by 1.5 points.  Though the Vikings ...

Charlo track teams place four

  MISSOULA – The Vikings and Lady Vikings were on a roll last week, picking up top-four placings in Missoula on Tuesday and Corvallis on Friday. At Tuesday’s meet at Missoula County Stadium, Vikings Kail Pope and Jacen Peterson both secured first placed finishes. Peterson cleared 12-6 to ...

Peterson heading to Arizona State, earns statewide scholarship as well Peterson heading to Arizona State, earns statewide scholarship as well

Jacen Peterson signed his National Letter of Intent to join the Arizona State University Pac-12 wrestling program on Tuesday in front of a full gym with cameras and cheers surrounding the All State athlete.  Charlo High School Athletic Director, Thom Peck, made it clear the signing was significant. ...

Charlo Lady Vikings falter at divisionals Charlo Lady Vikings falter at divisionals

  BUTTE – The Lady Vikings started off on the right foot, securing a spot at the Divisional Tournament after coming out victorious in Florence against 13-C’s Darby on Monday, 45-35. There was no stopping Lady Viking Jordan Ludeman as she scored a game high 29 points. Wednesday the Lady...

Mission-Charlo wrestler — all heart, brains, brawn Mission-Charlo wrestler — all heart, brains, brawn

Most kids would revel at the chance to talk about being a State champ two years in a row, boasting two consecutive undefeated seasons on the wrestling mats — but not this guy. Jacen Petersen is all about his team.  “It was great watching the team do well,” he said. “It made me...

Vikings continue to dominate Vikings continue to  dominate

  CHARLO – The Vikings finished their regular season play on a high note, crushing their opponents and securing a second in conference season record of 12-6 overall. On Friday, the Vikings brought Hot Springs to their house and sent them away with frowns, toppling the Tigers 66-55. Tristan Sant...

Vikings prepare for postseason

Charlo CHARLO - The Vikings had a tough week out as they dropped two games. On Friday, Charlo hosted Superior in a showdown that pitted 14C number-two ranked Vikings against the number-one ranked Bobcats. The Vikings struggled to get anything through the net and fell to the Bobcats 44-76. Dalton Delaney n...

Lady Vikings eyeing postseason

CHARLO – The Lady Vikings are eyeing postseason play while picking up big wins along the way, adding two more this last week of regular season. In keeping up with their dominance the Lady Vikings brought down Superior’s Lady Bobcats 51-28 at home on Thursday. Jordan Ludeman and Shayna Nagy put up...

Vikings pick up wins

  CHARLO – The Vikings coasted through a couple wins at home, bringing them to 10-4 for the season. On Friday the Vikings dominated Two Eagle River’s Eagles, doubling the Eagles score 42-84. Tristan Santee led at the net scoring 25 while Kobe Cox chipped in 12. On Saturday the Vikings ...


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