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Lady Bison basketball team wins national championship Lady Bison basketball team wins national championship

The Salish Kootenai College Lady Bison won the 36th annual AIHEC Tribal College National Basketball Championship on Sunday when they beat Stone Child College, 82-70. Shanelle Skunkcap was named the Division I Tournament MVP. Braylee Stone, Whitney Malatare, and Kaylea Skunkcap earned all-tourney honors.  Coach Juan Perez said the team won two of three games in pool play to enter the tournament in the No. 2 seed. “We were placed in a single elimination bracket and played the No. 1 seed … Turtle Mountain. We won the game by 1 point. I don’t recall the score,” he said. Perez humbly received the women’s Division I coach’s award. “They did...

Eagle’s Adler strives for shot-put perfection Eagle’s Adler strives for shot-put perfection

POLSON - Although small, the Two Eagle River School track and field team has a chance to be competitive in Class C, according to Head Coach Jaimie Stevenson. Not only are these athletes talented, but they are willing to do anything for their team. “We have a lot of students that are game to try new ...

Football star to speak

Football star to speak PABLO — Johnny Rodgers, chosen the best college football player in 1972, will speak around Lake County April 28-29. Rodgers won the 1972 Heisman Trophy while at the University of Nebraska, and went on to play in both the Canadian Football League with the Montreal Alouettes ...

Cut Finger leads Eagles’ underclassmen

PABLO — With a current season record of 4-12, the Two Eagle River School boys’ basketball team is working on establishing a foundation for next year. The Eagles have a young team, but Head Coach Lloyd Irvine, Jr. is excited to see the dedication the underclassmen have in the gym. “It is ...

Two Eagle River seniors charge up ladies’ basketball team Two Eagle River seniors charge up ladies’ basketball team

The Two Eagle River School girls’ basketball team is having a stronger second half of their season than the first, according to Head Coach Pearl Yellowman. The Eagles have turned to their four seniors: Tyra Michel, Casadi Rainn Wunderlich, Misty Blue Mendoza, and Shay-Lyn Andrew for guidance on and off...

Slam dunk champ to demo Slam dunk champ to demo

PABLO — Kenny Dobbs, winner of the NBA Sprite Slam Dunk competition and an international slam dunk champion, will demonstrate his skills from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28 in the Joe McDonald Fitness Center at Salish Kootenai College. Admission to the slam dunk demonstration is free. For more inform...

Two Eagle River eyes postseason, picks up steam on hardwood Two Eagle River eyes postseason, picks up steam on hardwood

PABLO – There’s one thing you can say about the Eagles: when their feet hit the floor, opponents better learn to fly if they want to keep up with one of the fastest playing teams out there. Under the thumb of co-coaches Jami Hanson and Rollie Sullivan and with the help of assistant Artie Mendo...

Hoops coaching clinic set to inspire

PABLO — Area coaches of all teams and age groups will have an opportunity to learn from the best as Salish Kootenai College hosts The HOOP May 15-17. The basketball clinic faculty features elite coaches such as Tara VanDerveer, a U.S. Olympic and Hall-of-Famer who currently coaches women’s bas...

Two Eagle River crushes Noxon Two Eagle River crushes Noxon

  HOT SPRINGS – The Eagles have boosted their conference record to an even .500 after last week’s split while battling two formidable 14-C rivals. At Hot Springs on Friday, the Eagles took a splinter in the knee after a gripping 50-55 contest against the Savage Heat.  After tak...

Two Eagle River Lady Eagles pick up conference win

HOT SPRINGS – The Lady Eagles picked up a conference win Friday, bringing them to a 3-4 league total.  At Hot Springs, the Lady Eagles overcame a fourth quarter rally by the Lady Savage Heat to log the 48-42 conference win. Two Eagle River had a strong 41-23 lead going into the fourth, but almo...


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