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St. Ignatius

Mission tennis heats up courts with hard work Mission tennis heats up courts with hard work

ST. IGNATIUS – With postseason right around the corner, Mission is working out the kinks preparing to make a splash on the Divisional tennis scene. Veteran Coach Kimimi Ashley believes her kids have a good shot and is excited to watch them take their game all the way to State. With a strong doubles team and a couple of standouts, Mission just may be on track to see some hardware at the end of the day. “It’s going good,” Ashley said. “We’re getting close to State.” Eyeing up State most of all is doubles team Jamie Mullins and Steven Bravo, both seniors. Though both Mullins and Bravo are seasoned tennis players, this is the first year they ha...


Mission Mission Bulldog tennis didn’t fall for any Trojan tricks in Troy on Friday, coming away with the 4-2 team victory. Bulldog Andrew Esslinger defeated Ben Haggerty (6-3, 6-1) while Nathan Doll easily swept AJ Faur 6-0, 6-0. Continuing their winning ways, Bulldog Dominik Stallings battled Tr...

MAC picking up steam, eyeing State MAC picking up steam, eyeing State

ST. IGNATIUS – MAC attack’s in full force with the Lady Bulldogs owning the softball diamond. After an earlier bloop loss against rival Ronan, MAC’s making a statement that they will not be held down. The Lady Bulldogs plan to fight their way to the top with the goal of State in their futur...

Fisher-Ahenakew places All-State Fisher-Ahenakew places All-State

ST. IGNATIUS – Bulldog Aaron Fisher-Ahenakew was named as an All-State honoree as well as gaining a first team All-Conference nod in basketball. Fisher-Ahenakew, a senior at St. Ignatius, proved to be a force for the Bulldog team as not only a high scorer, even tipping the charts with 30-plus points...

All-State Mission footballer signs with University of Montana Western All-State Mission footballer signs with University of Montana Western

  ST. IGNATIUS – Mission senior Raymond Matt is one multi-talented young man. As the senior class and student body president, reigning homecoming king, honor roll student and athlete, Matt has achieved a pretty decorated resume already at the young age of 18. Now he can add one more star to the...

Bulldogs face uncertainty for postseason run Bulldogs face uncertainty for postseason run

ST. IGNATIUS — The Bulldogs have been teetering through a season of seesaw balance with sandbags outweighing the wrong side. With a 5-10 season record, the Bulldogs have come away with a few victories but those wins have been all non-conference, leaving them with an O’fer in league play, putting ...

Bulldogs run Charlo off court

ST. IGNATIUS – A split was in play for the Bulldogs last week, with their conference record taking a yet another hit to bring them to 0-5, but not without a non-conference win over Charlo that improved their overall season record to 5-6. Thursday the Bulldogs toppled northern neighbor Class C Viking...

Mission Lady Bulldogs continue to fight

ST. IGNATIUS – The Lady Bulldogs fell to 0-11 after a troubling week of basketball. On Thursday the Lady Bulldogs hosted Charlo. Although they led in the first quarter by a single point, Mission was unable to hold on and fell 47-30 to the Lady Vikings. Irene Lopez led Mission scorers with 14 poin...

Boys basketball

ST. IGNATIUS - After taking a loss on Thursday, Mission’s Bulldogs punched it into high drive, coming back to achieve a victory and a split for the week. At home Thursday, after a slow first half the Bulldogs fought back to up a few more points in the second but it wasn’t enough to push throug...

Girls basketball

  Mission ST. IGNATIUS – Lady Bulldog Irene Lopez put up some big numbers scoring 36 between Mission’s two hardwood bouts over the last week of play, yet it wasn’t enough to keep the Lady Bulldogs afloat as Mission struggled to post much more. At home Thursday, the Lady Bulldo...

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