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Courville, Alexander lead Mission in Missoula

MISSOULA — All the Mission cross country runners who competed in the Runner’s Edge Cross Country Invitational Thursday improved on their times from the Mountain West Classic. Both the Runner’s Edge Invitational and the Mountain West Classic were run on the same 3-mile course at the University of Montana Golf Course. Like they’ve been doing all season, Paden Alexander and Ashley Courville led the way for the Mission harriers. Courville finished 20th with a time of 21:25 and Alexander crossed the line 25th with a time of 17:43. None of their times were PRs, but Mission coach Patrick Murphy said that it was a tough, challenging course and both cut significant time...


Bulldogs trample Savage Horsemen

HOT SPRINGS — The Mission Bulldogs kept their playoff hopes alive by completely running over the Savage Horsemen in a 59-22 District 7-B whipping in Hot Springs Friday night. Running behind an offensive line that dominated the line of scrimmage the entire night, the Mission backs racked up 541 yards...


Bulldogs burned by turnovers in loss to Eureka

MISSION — The Bulldogs' three-game win streak was snapped after turnovers cost them in a 35-0 loss to Eureka at home Saturday. The Bulldogs coughed the ball over six times – five fumbles, one interception – in the District 7-B loss that put their backs against the wall in the hunt for th...


Lady Bulldogs silenced by Eureka

MISSION — A failure of communication for the Lady Bulldogs led to a five-set District 7-B loss to the Eureka Lady Lions at home Saturday night. Trying to sew up the second seed for the upcoming district tournament and trying to win their second game in a row since losing to the conference-leading Bi...


Paden paces Mission at Hamilton

HAMILTON — Another cross country meet, meant another week of Paden Alexander and Ashley Courville leading the charge for the Mission harriers. At the Hamilton Invitational Saturday, Alexander came in 12th with a time of 17:41 and Ashley Courville came in 13th with a time of 21:29. Even though he ...


Big Play Bulldogs

THREE FORKS — The Bulldogs will enter the toughest part of their season with a lot of momentum after demolishing Three Forks 42-7 Friday night. The Bulldogs ran wild over the Wolves in Three Forks, rushing for 338 yards on 42 carries. The normal ground-and-pound rushing attack for the Bulldogs gave ...


Mission harriers breakthrough at Ronan Invite

PABLO — The Mission cross country team continued to raise the bar at the Ronan Invitational Saturday.  “We had some great PRs and breakthrough races,” Mission coach Patrick Murphy said.  Leading the Mission breakthrough runners on the 3-mile course at the Silver Fox Golf Cou...


What a weekend to be a Bulldog fan

Let me begin by saying this will be the first and last time I ever bring up fashion in any article or column. But like most guys I have a favorite T-shirt. One for some reason that I like to wear and is often bumped a spot or two in my rotation. My favorite is a Mission Bulldogs shirt. There’s a cou...


Lady Bulldogs handcuff Lady Wardens with straight-set loss

MISSION — The Lady Bulldogs turned around three years of misfortune by thrashing the Deer Lodge Lady Wardens in three sets, but not one of their players is going to step up and take credit for the win. Before the Lady Bulldogs’ 25-10, 25-22, 25-15 homecoming win against the Lady Wardens Thursd...


40 - 13

Bulldog football is back. The much-maligned Mission Bulldogs grinded out a 40-13 win over Thompson Falls in front of a large homecoming crowd Friday night to win their first conference game since 2006 and their first homecoming since 2005, beat the Bluehawks for the first time in nine years and serve warn...


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