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Ronan MISSOULA – The Maidens toughed out a pair of splits to end their week with a season record of 3-3, 3-2 in conference. Friday the Maidens challenged Loyola-Sacred Heart in Missoula, posting the first win of the evening only to fall in game two. Starting off on the right foot, the Maidens scored five in the final two innings to pick up the 6-3 win against Loyola. Kendra Starkel led her team at the plate, picking up a pair of RBIs off of as many hits while Gabby Wirz went 2-2 in the contest. Game two brought a little bit more of a battle as the Maidens fell to Loyola 7-8 in the close-but-no-prize game. Returning from a medical leave, Kaitlyn Sassaman proved she wa...

Track and Field

Ronan FRENCHTOWN – Both the Chiefs and Maidens enjoyed some top three victories at the Frenchtown Time Trials meet and found a third and fourth place in Missoula. At Frenchtown on Wednesday, both the Chiefs and Maidens placed athletes in the top spot while the top three in multiple events boasted...


ST. IGNATIUS – The Chiefs and Maidens enjoyed a comfortable ride on the tennis courts this past week as they swept Mission and picked up a couple more wins the next day in Missoula. At Mission on Monday Ronan cleaned up with both the boys and the girls easily scooting by Mission’s racquets to ...

Maidens prepare to recapture last season’s triumph Maidens prepare to recapture last season’s triumph

RONAN – After a first place finish at Divisionals last season, the Maidens are on a mission to regain the glory that kept them afloat straight to the State Tournament. With only three returning seniors and a pitcher who spent last season on the golf course instead of in the circle, the Maidens are goin...

Ronan grads coach teams to State tournaments Ronan grads coach teams to State tournaments

RONAN — Over the past two Saturday nights, Ronan High School has been represented well across the state of Montana. Out of the six state basketball tournaments happening this coming weekend, three Ronan High School graduates and a former head basketball coach will be guiding their teams through thre...

5 on 5 tournament in works

RONAN — A Ronan 5 on 5 Tournament for boys and girls in fifth/sixth grades and seventh/eighth grades will take place at the Ronan Event Center March 28. The entry fee is $150 with a three-game guarantee. For more information, contact Steve Woll, (406) 261-1521, or go to: or call...

Ronan wrestling trip ends in drug arrest

RONAN — Freshly minted wrestling champion Cole Snyder, 18, was charged with two felony counts for distribution of dangerous drugs and sexual abuse of children after being arrested upon return from the state wrestling tournament on Feb. 15.  Authorities say several additional minors have been im...

Chiefs riding new season with optimism Chiefs riding new season with optimism

RONAN – If you were to ask locals what they thought of last season’s run on the court for the Chiefs, you might get mixed reviews. This season, however, has seen vast improvement with the Chiefs already ahead of the battle, posting one more win than all of last year — and with plenty of bas...

Ronan Maidens stay perfect in conference play

FLORENCE – The Maidens split their last week of play but made the win count by toppling a 6-B rival to stay perfect at 5-0 in conference play. Friday in Florence the Maidens dominated the Lady Falcons, picking up the 59-34 league win. While outscoring Florence throughout the contest, well-played Mai...

Maidens ‘throwback’ to honor alumni Maidens ‘throwback’ to honor alumni

RONAN – Athletes, cheerleaders and coaches dressed in “itchy-hot” uniforms pulled out of a closet of the past, the Maidens skipped playing on Ronan Event Center’s shiny new floor Dec. 22, instead planting their sneakers in the old high school gym for a night of “throwback”...


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