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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 he’s kicking around a lot of careers, but one he’s looking at is a baseball team statistician,” she said. “Zach’s amazing,” Fisher said. “He’s sharp, hardworking and has incredibly high standards for himself. He’s always looking for what his next challenge will be … he’s amazingly perceptive.”  Mostly Zach...

Pirates end season at State Pirates end season at State

BOZEMAN – After a pair of very close games, the Pirates have ended their State run, going two and out and finishing their season at 10-13 overall. In Thursday’s opener, played at Montana State University in Bozeman, the Pirates narrowly missed the opportunity to take down top-seeded Dillon. Bu...

Youth baseball signups set

POLSON — Polson Youth Baseball signups for ages 5-15 are scheduled for Feb. 26 and March 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. both nights. Signups will be located in the Polson Middle School cafeteria. Coaching applications will be accepted for all age groups. Team sponsors are very much appreciated. If registering...

Pirates topple last week with ease, prepare to host Divisionals Pirates topple last week with ease, prepare to host Divisionals

As a team laden with freshman, “young” is an understatement for the Pirates as they prepare to host the Northwestern A Divisional Wresting Tournament.  Despite the youth that fills the Pirate wrestling club, experience is abundant as the freshmen bring grappling knowledge to the varsity m...

Polson Lady Pirates kennel Whitefish Bulldogs Polson Lady Pirates kennel Whitefish Bulldogs

WHITEFISH – The Lady Pirates had something to smile about after picking up their first win of the season. While in Whitefish Saturday, the Lady Pirates kenneled the Lady Bulldogs in a Northwestern A bout, picking up the 45-36 win. After leading the first half, the Lady Pirates cushioned their lead i...

Lady Pirates battling school of hard knocks under hoop Lady Pirates battling school of hard knocks under hoop

  POLSON – With only three seniors on the roster and a tough “O-for” on the season, the Lady Pirates have kept chins up and have used each game as a learning tool to gain experience, bringing the young bench closer to victory. While starting out with what Head Coach Jay Krantz ca...

Committee forming to expand skatepark Committee forming to expand skatepark

POLSON – Armed with positive words and a “we can do this” attitude, a young group of skateboarders is coming together with a mission to expand the Polson Skatepark — not for themselves, but for the next generation of kids aiming to learn the sport.  Built in 2006 by Dreamland ...

Boys Basketball

POLSON – The Pirates finished with a decent approach to open regular season play with a split, bringing Polson to an even 500 at 2-2. Friday at home, a big second half and a combined 31 points from Andrew Curley and Payton Lefthand wasn’t enough to save the Pirates from taking a dive in the 58...

Girls basketball

KALISPELL – The Lady Pirates had a tough time on the court while still on the hunt for a win after dropping two in a trying week of play. At Kalispell on Friday, the Lady Pirates endured a grueling bout of not finding the net, falling to Flathead 21-50. Nichole Lake had six points for Polson in t...


LIBBY – The Pirates had a successful week, overcoming Libby’s Loggers and snagging a second place finish in Eureka. Dec. 16 in Libby the Pirates powered over the Loggers 46-24. Mateo Quinones (103), Cameron Brown (120), Parker Adler (126), Jaben Wenzel (132) and Tele Seemann all won their matc...

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