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Polson Pirates, Lady Pirates finish first at Mission Shadow Duels Polson Pirates, Lady Pirates finish first at Mission Shadow Duels

POLSON — The Polson Pirates took home both girls and boys varsity team victories on Saturday at the Mission Shadow Duels co-hosted by the Polson and Ronan High Schools. More than 600 runners from 16 high school and 17 middle school teams competed at the cross-country event held at the Silver Fox Golf course located on the Salish Kootenai College campus. Bea Frissell from Polson took first in the girl’s event with a time of 18 minutes, 49 seconds. Naima Crowl finished third and Molly Sitter placed sixth for the Lady Pirates.  “I was both surprised and impressed to see the Pirate boys match the girls with an MS Duels team title of their own, even without injured s...

Pirates fall to Beavers in opening game Pirates fall to Beavers in opening game

POLSON – One look at the scoreboard Friday night was enough to tell the Polson Pirate faithful that the Pirates aren’t the same team they were a year ago. Polson lost 21-7 to the Dillon Beavers in its season home opener at Pirate Sports Complex, which marked the debut of the coach Pat Danley. ...

Lady Pirates soccer team gets new coach Lady Pirates soccer team gets new coach

  POLSON – For six years, Jamie Whealon has coached soccer at almost every level in the Polson Youth Soccer Association (PYSA). He’ll now be getting an opportunity to coach at the high school level. Polson High School recently announced Whealon as their new Lady Pirates’ socce...

Two Lady Pirates sign with Montana colleges Two Lady Pirates sign with Montana colleges

  POLSON – Longtime friends and teammates will soon become rivals.  Lady Pirate soccer standouts Tiara Duford and Jenna Evertz have signed letters of intent to play college soccer at Rocky Mountain College in Billings and The University of Providence in Great Falls, respectively. The...

Corley signs with Minot State Corley signs with Minot State

POLSON – Pirate’s senior offensive and defensive lineman Trevor Corley recently signed a letter of intent to play offensive line for Minot State University, a NCAA Division II school located in Minot, North Dakota. The 6 foot 5 inch, 320-pound Corley was a leader on the offensive line that pav...

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 bo...

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-...

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