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STOLEN CAR - Please help authorities as they search for a 1995 green Pontiac Bonneville stolen from a Polson home at approximately 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29. License plate number is 158327C. If seen, please call 911 to report.

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COLUMBIA FALLS – The Lady Pirates finished up their week with a split, falling to the Wildkats then battling back in a marathon win against Dillon’s Lady Beavers. Thursday the Lady Pirates traveled to Columbia Falls to take on the Wildkats, going home with a swept up defeat 0-3. Despite the loss the Lady Pirate led with 10 kills while Libby Clay and Lydia Dupuis each pulled out the defensive card with 10 digs apiece. Saturday the Lady Pirates returned home to host Dillon pushing the Lady Beavers into a five set battle before claiming the win 3-2. Lady Pirate senior Jaiden Toth put on a superb performance with 38 assists, 18 digs and four aces. Haley Fyant chipped in ...

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Polson POLSON – At home of Friday, the Pirates started the game with an impressive first score but couldn’t hold on against Columbia Falls’ attack and strong defensive wall, leaving the Pirates to end their season with a 6-43 loss against the Wildcats and a 3-6 overall season record. ...

Polson football

HAVRE – The Pirates took a tumble in Havre on Friday falling 21-39 to the Blue Ponies pushing the Pirates to 3-5 on the season. Quarterback Wyatt Ducharme tossed 6-15 for 144 yards picking up a pair of touchdowns for the Pirates. Jacob Harrod and Mathew Rensvold were on the receiving end of those sc...

Discipline key to Lady Pirates’ success Discipline key to Lady Pirates’ success

FRENCHTOWN – After 23 years of coaching young girls on the volleyball court, Lady Pirate coach, Jan Toth, has seen her share of ups and downs and this season, is no exception. With strong senior leadership both on the court and coming off the bench and young starters bringing their top game, the lad...

Pirates, Lady Pirates place top 10, gain All-Conference cross-country honors

COLUMBIA FALLS – In order to receive an All-Conference title in Northwestern A cross-country, you must place top 10 at the Conference meet. Four Lady Pirates and one Pirate did just that, beating out upperclassman in Columbia Falls at the West Glacier Golf Course Saturday. Not only have the Polson r...

Lady Pirates place in top ten at Capital City Invitational

HELENA – In sunny Helena Thursday, the Pirates and Lady Pirates met cross country teams from all classes around the state to compete at the Capital City 7 of 7 Invite with both boys and girls showing their stuff on the three mile course, placing in the upper ranks against AA schools. The Lady Pirate...


MISSOULA – After going 3-11 in the pool play at the Missoula Invitational volleyball tourney Friday, the Lady Pirates fought back on Saturday to defeat Missoula Big Sky in the consolation match to grab a third place finish.  No individual stats or consolation scores reported. Results Sent...

Soccer Soccer

POLSON – The Pirates ended their 1-8-3 season on Saturday with a final blow from Libby but not without going out with a bang and picking up their first win of the season on Thursday in front of their hometown fans. At home Thursday, the Pirates blew past the Wildcats, gaining big cheers from the sta...

Soccer Soccer

POLSON – The Lady Pirates split their final week finishing their season at 7-4-1 and snagging a second in conference seed going into postseason next week. In their last game played on their home field Thursday, the Lady Pirates fell to Columbia Falls 0-1 in a tightly wound game. Though one snuck ...

Anderson, McDaniel place top ten at State Golf Tournament Anderson, McDaniel place top ten at State Golf Tournament

HAMILTON - The weather was perfect for Class A State competition on Saturday and two Polson golfers took advantage of the gorgeous conditions to place in top ten at the State Tournament. After posting three State titles, the Lady Pirate club had big shoes to fill but with not enough athletes to complete a...

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