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Charlo athletes bring heat to Corvallis, Missoula

Charlo track and field had a busy weekend, first competing in the Sapphire Invitational Friday in Corvallis, and then heading to Missoula Saturday for the Seeley Swan Invitational. “We had a really good meet on Friday night in Corvallis and had several athletes that came back and competed really hard on Saturday in Missoula,” coach Bret Thompson said. “A lot of seasonal best this weekend from all our track athletes.” In Corvallis, the Vikings finished second in the team standings, while the Lady Vikings were third. For the boys, Tra Ludeman won the 100-meter dash (11.61), while Tyler Delaney was first in the 400-meter (53.21). Tristan Santee was fourth in the 4...


Everybody 'FUPS' at state’s longest-running hoops tourney Everybody 'FUPS' at state’s longest-running hoops tourney

CHARLO — One of the most popular and oldest basketball tournaments in the state, FUPS, celebrated 44 years of basketball last weekend with competition, reunion, and a good deal of tongue-in-cheek humor.  “This is the longest-running tournament in the state,” said event organizer Cry...


Charlo boys 2nd, girls 3rd in Missoula

MISSOULA — The Charlo track and field team had a strong showing at the Jim Johnson invitation at the University of Montana last weekend, with the Vikings placing second as a team and the Lady Vikings taking third. Both the boys and girls 400-meter relay teams won their races, and Charlo athletes turned...


Lady Vikings see season end

POLSON — The Charlo Lady Vikings saw their postseason run come to an end Feb. 18 when they lost a heartbreaker to Darby in a play-in matchup for a spot at the divisional tournament. The Lady Vikings came in third in the 14-C district tourney last weekend, earning another shot at making divisionals if t...


Lady Vikings see season end

POLSON — The Charlo Lady Vikings saw their postseason run come to an end Monday when they lost a heartbreaker to Darby in a play-in matchup for a spot at the divisional tournament. The Lady Vikings came in third in the 14-C district tourney last weekend, earning another shot at making divisionals ...


Charlo boys chill Hot Springs to start 14-C tourney Charlo boys chill Hot Springs to start 14-C tourney

RONAN — The Charlo Vikings cooled the Hot Springs Savage Heat Thursday afternoon, winning the first game of the boys’ 14-C district basketball tournament 44-35. Both teams fell into foul trouble late in the game, and with 40 seconds left, the Savage Heat pulled within three points of...


Charlo Vikings never quit Charlo Vikings never quit

CHARLO — Outside the parking lot is full of pickups, and inside the Charlo gym smells like freshly made popcorn. Locals greet each other as the Vikings junior varsity team begins its game against the Superior Bobcats, one of the tougher teams in their district.  Viking basketball players Tra Lu...


Lady Vikings set sail for good season Lady Vikings set sail for good season

CHARLO — Head coach Bret Thompson oversaw a gym full of Lady Viking basketball players Jan. 4, dividing them into groups to practice ball handling, free throws and other basketball skills as he and assistant coach Sheryl Kain circulated among the groups. Kain and Thompson demonstrated defensive moves a...


Charlo girls win 2

The Charlo Lady Vikings picked up two conference wins before the holiday break, beating the Two Eagle River Lady Eagles 77-27 on Dec. 20 before traveling to Noxon Dec. 21, where Charlo triumphed 46-18. Against Two Eagle, Aspen Runkel led the Lady Vikings in scoring with 25 points, followed by Haley Berkra...


Vikings lose hard-fought playoff game

ENNIS— The Charlo Vikings lost their first-round playoff game Saturday to the Ennis Mustangs by a score of 44-30. While the score may a look a bit lop-sided, Vikings head coach Mike Krahn said it was a dogfight and a hard-fought football game. The Vikings were ahead by a score of 8 to 6 early on in ...


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