Valley Journal
Valley Journal

Latest Headlines

Current Events

Special Sections

What's New?

Send us your news items.

NOTE: All submissions are subject to our Submission Guidelines.

Announcement Forms

Use these forms to send us announcements.

Birth Announcement

St. Ignatius

Bulldogs third at Western B Divisional

RONAN – Jacob Hugs scored a Mission Bulldogs’ team-high 18 points in an 84-41 challenge game loss to the Loyola Rams on Tuesday at Ronan. The loss gave Mission a third-place finish at the Western B sectional, while a win would have sent the Bulldogs to the State B tournament in Belgrade.   Tuesday’s game was initially scheduled for Monday evening and was delayed a day because of harsh winter weather conditions. During the game, the Rams jumped out to an early 9-0 first quarter lead before the Bulldogs were able to battle back and pull within four points of the lead, 15-11. The Rams outpaced the Bulldogs 26-9 in the second quarter and took a 44-20 lead into th...

Bulldogs drop season opener to Flint Creek, 58-0 Bulldogs drop season opener to Flint Creek, 58-0

ST. IGNATIUS — New coach, new conference, new uniforms and helmets gave a very promising look to the start of the 2017 campaign for the Mission Bulldogs football squad.  Unfortunately, the season opener was a little rough on the Bulldogs and ended with a disappointing 58-0 loss at home to the F...

Bulldogs Basketball Camps for two age groups held

ST. IGNATIUS — The St. Ignatius Bulldogs will hold Basketball Camps from June 26-30 at the St. Ignatius School gymnasium. Lil Guy Basketball Camp for students entering grades 1-4 will be held from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Boys entering grades 5-8 may participate in Basketball Camp from 12:30-5 p.m.  Studen...

Program needs help to support women, children Program needs help to support women, children

ST. IGNATIUS – Billie Lowther was at a horrible place in her life earlier this year — and she was pregnant with her second child. “I was so scared,” she said. “I didn’t know what to do. I felt trapped.” She ended up finding help at The Nest. She is the first re...

Bulldogs focus on homecoming after loss Bulldogs focus on homecoming after loss

ST. IGNATIUS – Mission High School Junior Michael Durglo sat down to check his gear for a few minutes during Friday’s football game against Bigfork. He is usually found on the field as either a defensive or offensive lineman, and at 6 feet 4 inches tall, he is easy to spot. Durglo said the tea...


THOMPSON FALLS – Mission Bulldog Benton Adams had 50 yards on 16 carries during their Friday, Sept. 2 away game against Thompson Falls. Adam’s effort was not enough for the win and Mission lost the game 0-40. Mission travels to Florence on Friday, Sept. 9 for a conference opener. Results St...

Mission team competes with few athletes

MISSION – Nine runners make up the girls and boys cross-country team for the Mission Bulldogs, according to Head Coach Chris Eichert. The athletes have been putting in the early-season work in hopes for personal bests come competition time. “Our practices are different each day,” Eichert...

Mission All-Stars to attend field trip

 Several Mission High School basketball players were nominated to play in the Mission Valley All-Star game but were unable to attend due to an Advanced Biology class field trip to Utah. Jordyn Eichert and Sydney Castor were both selected on the girls’ side and Billy von Holtum, Nick Durglo, and Ta...


MISSION — The Bulldogs’ football team faced a formidable opponent in Anaconda Friday night, scoring just one touchdown in the 6-40 loss. Nick Durglo had 47 yards on nine carries and a touchdown. He also threw for 63 yards. Israel Umphrey had 59 yards on 16 carries. Kaleb Durglo led on defense ...

Soccer camp set for St. Ignatius

ST. IGNATIUS — From June 22-26, Glacier Lake School’s team of soccer coaches with international experience will work on fitness, skills, drills, and games during a week-long soccer camp for ages 6-18. Please bring cleats and shin guards, lunch and a water bottle. The camp will take place each day...


Sponsored by: