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MISSOULA – The Maidens had a tough time getting things done on the court, dropping two matches over the week. Tuesday brought the Maidens to Missoula to challenge Loyola-Sacred Heart but the Maidens just couldn’t find the edge to get past the Breakers’ tough line at the net, sending the Maidens home 0-3. Sydnee Clairmont and Kendra Starkel combined to lead the Maidens. Clairmont posted nine kills and seven assists while Starkel added nine digs and two aces. At home on Saturday, the Maidens fell to Thompson Falls 3-1. The Clairmont/Starkel fighting duo took charge once again with Clairmont running away with 12 kills and 13 assists and Starkel finishing with 26 d...


TROY – Friday at Troy, the Chiefs took down the Trojans 28-6 in the non-conference win. Quarterback Justin Krahn went 15-29 for 262 yards in passing adding two touchdowns to lead the Chiefs to victory. The Chiefs will host Bigfork Sept. 19. Results Ronan 8 14 6 0 – 28 Troy 0 0 0 6 ...


EUREKA — Down but far from out, the Chiefs turned on the afterburners and scored all 19 points in the fourth quarter on Friday, slipping by Lincoln County’s Lions to take the 19-18 victory in Eureka. Quarterback Justin Krahn was 18-33 with 239 passing yards and three touchdowns. Krahn also led...

Chiefs drop match against Idaho

MISSOULA – The Chiefs kept the score tight in the season’s opener played in Missoula at the Grizzly Stadium Saturday, but in the end couldn’t hold the lead against New Plymouth’s Pilgrims falling 26-30 to the Idaho team. Senior Colton McCrea, on his 18th birthday, led the Chiefs in...

Ronan kicks off cross-country season with canal run Ronan kicks off cross-country season with canal run

Ronan kicks off cross-country season with canal run RONAN — If asked what the prettiest cross-country meet is of the season, many would agree the Canal Bank Run just out of Ronan ranks in the top. Backed by the beauty of the Mission Mountains and the gentle sound of water easing its way down the can...

Ronan sees two in top six at state

UTTE – In Butte on Friday and Saturday, the Chiefs placed 16th overall at the State track and field meet with a team score of 8.  Ronan’s Lucas Gerhardt came out ahead for the Chiefs, taking third in javelin by throwing 179-02 and placing sixth in shot put, going 47-11.75. Senior Connor B...

Broken records: middle schools athletes coming on strong Broken records: middle schools athletes coming on strong

KALISPELL — Ronan Middle School track and field athletes knocked records off the wall at the Kalispell Middle School Invitational meet Saturday, May 24. Micalann McCrea, 8th grade, shattered three records. In the 100-meter hurdles, she crossed the finish line in 13 seconds, jumped 32-2.5 in the trip...

Maidens enter postseason with bye

RONAN – After shutting out Troy twice in Saturday’s double-header, the Maidens have clinched a number-two seed into next week’s Western B-C Divisional tournament and a bye into the semifinals, bringing their season record to a final 15-5, 14-4 in league play.  In game one against Tr...

Maidens eyeing postseason Maidens eyeing postseason

There’s a lot of spirit floating around the Maidens dugout and though we all know good vibes come from within – winning doesn’t hurt. After a blow to the club of losing a coach, the Maidens gained momentum and raised their chins with a new skipper at the helm. New Head Coach Dakota Peterson...

Ronan Chiefs, Maidens tough out week

RONAN - The Chiefs and Maidens toughed it out on the courts Tuesday as both boys and girls dropped the ball to Loyola-Sacred Heart, winning only one match between the boys and girls. Doubles team Sam Friedlander and Julia Matkovich logged the lone win, defeating their opponents 7-5, 6-1. The Chiefs and Ma...


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