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Weltz snags first at State

BUTTE – Pirate Andrew Weltz landed 43-03.50 in the triple jump giving him a gold medal and top spot on the podium for Polson at the State track and field meet in Butte Friday and Saturday. Weltz was the lone first placer for Polson but Jacob Clairmont added to the Pirates’ 10th place team score of 17 by taking fourth in the long jump, leaping 20-05.75 and placing sixth in both the 110 and 300 meter hurdles. Austin Corrigan grabbed sixth in discus. For the girls Lady Pirates Claudia Hewston and Mariah Corrigan fared the best each placing fourth in their event. Hewston came in with a time of 2:23.98 to take fourth in the 800 meter and Corrigan finished in the four spot in javel...


Lady Pirates face State upset at home Lady Pirates face State upset at home

POLSON — The Lady Pirates came across tough competition and maybe even some jitters as they hosted the Class A State softball tournament last week.  Head Coach Larry Smith said playing in front of the hometown crowd played into those jitters, and the Lady Pirates ultimately came away split 2-2 ...


State: Pirates take it to top three

BILLINGS – The Pirates and Lady Pirates competed at the tennis State tournament Friday and Saturday with the boys bringing their court game to the semifinals. Brady Hislop and doubles team Dylan McCrumb/Lane Zimmerman both placed third, continuing Hislop and McCrumb’s top-three streak. Last seaso...


Polson drums up golds at Divisionals Polson drums up golds at Divisionals

  FRENCHTOWN — The Pirates and Lady Pirates picked up some number ones with Jacob Clairmont snagging two first place finishes.  Clairmont leapt into first with a 40.93 in the 300-meter hurdles and lunged 20-4.5 for a first place podium spot in the long jump. Clairmont also placed second in...


Polson shines on Northwestern A Divisional courts

KALISPELL — In Kalispell on Friday and Saturday, the Pirates and Lady Pirates lit up the courts in what would be the battle set for Divisional titles.  Pirate Brady Hislop took home the honor of champion, winning the final match in a double-bagel shutdown against Whitefish’s Holden Robert...


Lady Pirates sweep Laverne Combo Softball Invitational

  BUTTE – The Lady Pirates pulled the rug out from under every team that dared to step onto the Lady Pirates’ magic carpet of command. On Friday the Lady Pirates traveled to Butte to participate in the Laverne Combo Invitational. Without hesitation, Polson downed Havre 7-2 in the tourname...


Polson hosts ABC track and field meet Polson hosts ABC track and field meet

  POLSON – Polson high school’s field was abuzz on Saturday as teams from Corvallis, Browning, Stevensville, Hamilton, Whitefish, Frenchtown, and Columbia Falls joined the Pirates and Lady Pirates in a track and field showdown. The Lady Pirates placed third overall with a team score of...


Clairmont leads Pirates at Archie Roe Clairmont leads Pirates at Archie Roe

KALISPELL – Though the Pirates placed sixth as a team out of 14 with a score of 32.25, Jacob Clairmont placed second in three events at the Archie Roe Invitational held in Kalispell on Saturday. In the 110 meter hurdles, Clairmont finished with a second place time of 15:86 and also stole silver in the ...


Lady Pirates pick up two

POLSON— The Lady Pirates blazed through the week with ease, picking up victories along the way. On Thursday the Lady Pirates made their way up to Kalispell only to pound the AA Kalispell Glacier Lady Wolfpack with multiple homeruns and taking the 11-1 win. Polson’s Jessica Bagnell not only gra...


Pirate, Lady Pirate tennis rocking courts Pirate, Lady Pirate tennis rocking courts

POLSON – “Fabulous” is what head tennis coach Bob Hislop had to say about Pirate and Lady Pirate tennis. With the girls dominating, only dropping two losses to their 12 wins and the boys not far behind at 10-4 on the season, “fabulous” fits the Polson team like a glove. Leadi...


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