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Pirates earn third for second consecutive year Pirates earn third for second consecutive year

BUTTE – On Saturday evening, Matthew Rensvold scored 17 points with 11 rebounds while Jeremiah North Piegan added 15 points and the Polson Pirates outlasted a 28-point fourth quarter rally from the Belgrade Panthers for a 54-47 win and third place finish in the consolation final at the Class A state boys basketball tournament held at the Butte Civic Center. After falling to Billings Central 57-37 in Thursday’s opening round, the Pirates went on to win three straight games en route to winning their second consecutive third place finish. On Friday, the Pirates outpaced the Hamilton Broncs for a 51-45 victory. In that game, Rensvold led his squad with 16 points and teammate J...

Pirates put pen to paper Pirates put pen to paper

POLSON – Last Wednesday marked the most important day in the lives of many prep football players across the country. On National signing day, players sign letters of intent, declaring where they will play at the college level. It is a festive event that marks the end of an athlete’s high school c...

Compete in hoop shoot, free throw contest

POLSON — Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot and Free Throw contest will be held Sunday, Dec. 18 at Linderman Gymnasium in Polson for boys and girls ages 8 t o 13 (as of April 1, 2017) in Polson, Ronan and surrounding areas. Free registration and warm up starts at 10:30 a.m. and the cont est begins at 11...

Pirates lose gut-wrencher, 35-34 Pirates lose gut-wrencher, 35-34

POLSON — A failed point-after attempt kick in the final minutes ended the Pirates’ playoff run at home Saturday afternoon to Billings Central, 35-34. The Pirates were held scoreless while the Rams jumped ahead 7-0 in the first quarter on a long 52- yard touchdown run. But the Pirates battle...

Pirates earn soccer accolades

Montana high school soccer coaches released last week the 2016 All- State and All-Conference list. Senior Mike Mercer, who led the Pirates this season in goals, got the nod for first team All-State and All-Conference. Junior Linde Lambson and sophomore Bridger Wenzel were also honored on the elite All-...

Polson advances to Divisionals Polson advances to Divisionals

POLSON — The Lady Pirates notched another win in Hamilton Thursday and dropped a match against Columbia Falls Saturday. Polson’s Haley Fyant had a season-high 23 kills in the four-game match in Hamilton and added three aces. Kaelyn Smith led the team with seven aces and handled 41 of the team&...

Pirates strong as they move into postseason

POLSON — The Pirates begin their postseason challenges Saturday as they host Billings Central at 1 p.m. At the end of the regular season, Polson leads the Northwestern A conference in rushing yards, averaging more than 256 per game, 6.3 yards per carry, and scoring on runs 22 times this season &mdas...

Lady Pirates kick Hamilton out, host Billings next

POLSON —The Lady Pirates soccer team beat Hamilton 4-2 on Saturday, Oct. 15 to advance in postseason competition. If they beat Billings Central this coming Saturday, they will play the winner of Saturday’s Belgrade vs. Laurel game in the state championship for Class A. The playoff game against...

Polson student earns spot on national team Polson student earns spot on national team

Logan Erickson, 16, Polson, has been selected with about 40 others from a pool of 20,000 contenders across the U.S. to play with an Under Armour Baseball Factory team. Because he’s been involved in camps with different colleges, he received an invitation to try out Oct. 9 in Spokane. “It wa...

Lady Pirates reset with win, focus on future Lady Pirates reset with win, focus on future

The Lady Pirates volleyball squad hasn’t notched as many wins as they’d hoped for so far, but the team is healthy and Coach Patricia Luetzen is seeing marked improvements in tough situations. Polson took a split as they hosted a double-header against two Southwestern A teams on Saturday. In...


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