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Congdon leads Lady Pirates at state tennis Congdon leads Lady Pirates at state tennis

After the Lady Pirates added their ninth straight divisional tennis title to the Polson coffers — and the Pirates nearly claimed the boys’ title, too — a solid showing at the Class A State tennis tournament on the University of Montana courts in Missoula capped off what veteran head coach Bob Hislop said was a successful season overall for his young team. “They did a nice job,” he said. The competition this round was as tough as any Hislop’s seen in 24 years attending the state tourney with the Polson tennis team. The Pirates didn’t have any boys’ singles players at state, but girls’ singles players Mollie Lemm and Marlee Congdon f...

Lady Pirates gearing up for State

Despite faltering against Libby on Friday, the Polson Lady Pirates have booked a spot in the state softball tournament starting Thursday in Anaconda, playing as the Northwestern A’s No. 2 seed behind No. 1 Frenchtown. Libby ended up third in the conference. “We finished strong,” veteran ...

Polson girls clinch Northwestern A title Polson girls clinch Northwestern A title

Polson’s Lady Pirates won the Northwestern A Divisional tennis title Friday with a strong 17-point lead over runner-up Whitefish, while the Pirates battled through close competition to a third-place finish, with just one point separating the top three boys’ teams. For the girls, Marlee Congdon...

Lady Pirates finding their place in the Northwestern A universe Lady Pirates finding their place in the Northwestern A universe

  POLSON – Softball is tough with a young pitching staff, but that hasn’t stopped Polson’s Lady Pirates from making their mark on the diamond during the 2015 season. After more than a few seasons on top of their game, the Lady Pirates have faced the hard struggles of fresh player...


Polson HAMILTON – Both the Pirates and Lady Pirates fought a split Friday while competing in a duals event at Hamilton against both the Broncs and Corvallis. Against Hamilton, the Lady Pirates pulled out the broom to sweep the Lady Broncs 5-0. Doubles team Taylor Rost/Shawna Lenz logged the best ...

softball softball

LIBBY – The Lady Pirates were victorious in all three of the contests played this last week. Though Polson logged 10 errors across three games, a strong offense trumped defensive mistakes to give the Lady Pirates an impressive three game total of 29 hits. At Libby on Thursday the Lady Pirates picked...

Softball Softball

Polson BELGRADE – The Lady Pirates placed third at the Belgrade Invitational last weekend after falling in the semi-final, only to come back and beat Havre to pick up the bronze. Kicking off the tourney Friday, the Lady Pirates bounced into the Saturday morning semi-final with ease after downing ...

Track and Field Track and Field

Polson KALISPELL – Pirate Jacob Clairmont continues to shine, finding himself in the top ranks of the track and field placings. At Kalispell Tuesday, Clairmont placed first in the 110 hurdles event posting a finish line time of 15.62 then went on to score a second place in the 300 hurdles (41.73)...

Softball Softball

  POLSON – At home on Thursday two grand slams were impressive — but weren’t enough to save the Lady Pirates from defeat as they fell to Hamilton in an offense-heavy seven innings, 21-16. After a troubling first inning of a four-run deficit, the Lady Pirates slowly gained on the ...

Polson student plans wooden bat tournament Polson student plans wooden bat tournament

POLSON — Baseball is a passion for sixth-grader Zach Plant. His favorite major league team is the St. Louis Cardinals. Zach’s teacher Tamara Fisher, the Polson district’s gifted and talented teacher, said he’s a very big baseball fan.  “He loves the sport. Obviously h...


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