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NBC to show Montana Spartan race   NBC to show Montana Spartan race

WESTERN MONTANA — Viewers around the country will be able to experience the intensity of obstacle racing in the Flathead Valley. On Tuesday, July 21, at 9 p.m. NBC Sports Network will broadcast the 2015 Montana Spartan Race, held May 9-10 on the grounds of Averill’s Quarter Circle Ranch south of Bigfork. The broadcast tracks the athletes as they conquer the Spartan Beast, a 14.2-mile course over harsh terrain, 5,000 feet of elevation gain and 38 obstacles; as well as the 4-mile, 24-obstacle Spartan Sprint. The Montana Sprint and Beast races drew 7,000 competitors this year, representing 48 states, the District of Columbia, four Canadian provinces, Japan and New Zealand. ...

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 B...

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 ...

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