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St. Ignatius

Lady Bulldogs eliminate Eureka from playoff picture

ST. IGNATIUS — The Lady Bulldogs used a 10-0 divisional ticket-punching victory over Eureka to erase a nightmarish end to the regular season. At home Monday, the Lady Bulldogs looked like a different team than the one that closed the season being shutout by Thompson Falls and committing 13 errors against Florence for their first losing streak of the season. The Lady Bulldogs made quick work of the Lady Lions, ending the game in five innings to improve to 11-6 and earn a spot at the Western B-C Divisional Tournament starting Thursday in Thompson Falls. The Lady Bulldogs open the tournament against Drummond at 11 a.m. They went 2-0 against the Lady Trojans, outscoring them 28-1 in...


Lady Bulldogs take care of Troy, Deer Lodge

ST. IGNATIUS — Heading into the final week of the season, the Lady Bulldogs continue to separate themselves from the weaker teams in the Western B-C Division, but can’t join the ranks of the elite teams in the conference. Last week, the Lady Bulldogs recovered from a 10-3 loss to Loyola by dou...


Ahlborn takes silver at Loyola Invite

MISSOULA — The Mission tennis team was able to fit in a lot of tennis last week to get them ready for a postseason run. The Lady Bulldogs didn’t look too sharp in their final tuneups before the Western B/C Divisionals in Bigfork this weekend. After falling to Valley Christian 4-2, only the dou...


Lady Bulldogs trounce Trotters, dominate Drummond

DRUMMOND — A shutout loss to the Florence Lady Falcons awoke the slumbering bats of the Mission Lady Bulldogs.  After being limited to only one hit and two base runners in an 4-0 loss to the Lady Falcons in Florence Thursday, with their hitter Katie McDonald back in the lineup the Lady Bulldogs...


Mission tennis team getting ready for playoff run

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission tennis coach was able to find the silver lining in the dark storm clouds this weekend. In the Lady Bulldogs’ 5-1 loss to Eureka in St. Ignatius Saturday, the only Lady Bulldogs to pick up a win was the new number one doubles team of Sarah Bowers and Becky Hiatt, a te...


Lady Bulldogs breakout in Deer Lodge

DEER LODGE — The Lady Bulldogs saved their best for last against the Lady Wardens in Deer Lodge Friday. Arlee freshman Mahalia Hendren sparked a five-run seventh inning to blow open a close game in a 9-3 conference victory. Lady Bulldog ace Kyla Olson struck out 11 and only allowed one hit to pick u...


Dethroned

The Mission Bulldogs picked a great time to come through with their first win of the season. The Bulldogs, who had tied all their previous matches 3-3, controlled Cut Bank Friday in St. Ignatius, winning all singles matches in a 4-2 victory over the winners of the last eight state championships. &ldquo...


Lady Bulldog Dillard picks up win in Darby

DARBY — The Lady Bulldogs only came up with a single win against Darby Thursday, but their coach saw glimpses of great play. Jenny Dillard, Mission’s number four singles player, was the only Lady Bulldog to defeat a Lady Tiger in the 5-1 loss. Dillard trailed Lady Tiger Cassidy Heartness 1-5 i...


Lady Bulldogs falter against Loyola

MISSOULA — The Lady Bulldogs couldn’t dig themselves out of an early hole they put themselves in and fell to Loyola Sacred Heart 7-2 in Missoula Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs spotted the Heartbreakers four runs with three errors in the first inning and that was all that Loyola Sacred Heart ace S...


Bulldogs open season with a pair of splits, Ahlborn goes undefeated

TROY — The Bulldogs’ number one singles player proved that he is ready to take on anyone, no matter the weather. On a cold, snowy day in St. Ignatius last Tuesday, Spencer Ahlborn battled Viking Bridger Mahlum for an 8-6 victory to open the season and playing on a sun-soaked court Saturday in ...


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