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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 Bulldogs managed to match Deer Lodge’s 15 in the third quarter but fell behind in the other three, tumbling to the Lady Wardens 36-56. Lopez led with 14 netted points in the contest. Emilie Charlo chipped in 9. Friday at Charlo, Lopez scored 22 of the Lady Bulldogs 24 points herself, launching a steadied attack against Charlo but the Lady Bulldogs fell short in the end, going home ...


CORVALLIS – The Bulldogs grabbed a fourth place team finish Saturday at the Brawley Classic in Corvallis. Jamie Mullins (132) and Ethan Goss-Dickie (285) each took home gold with first place finishes. Gus Bosley (170) picked up second in his division and Israel Umphrey (152) placed third. Fourth pla...


ST. IGNATIUS – The Bulldogs came away big at the Bob Kinney Classic on Saturday, pulling a first place win for the team and posting multiple top four finishers on the wrestling mats after securing match wins at the Bulldogs’ home mixer Thursday. Bailey Wiebel, Jamie Mullins, Trent Dennison, Is...

Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot boasts afternoon of fun competition Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot boasts afternoon of fun competition

POLSON – Compete. Connect. Succeed. Young hoopsters ages 8 to 13 took those words very seriously while competing for a medal and a chance to move on to Districts in the Elks National Hoop Shoot held at Linderman gymnasium on Sunday. Sponsored by the Elks National Foundation behind the local Mission ...

Volleyball Divisional Smackdown Volleyball Divisional Smackdown

RONAN – After squeaking by the play-in game and pulling a third place finish at Districts, the Lady Bulldogs fell in the first two games at the Ronan-hosted Divisional Tourney Friday and Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs fought a marathon against Eureka during game one on Thursday, but lost the battle in ...

Mission hosts third annual All-Star volleyball Mission hosts third annual All-Star volleyball

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission Lady Bulldogs will be hosting the third annual Mission Valley Volleyball All-Star match Nov. 12. All-Stars will include athletes from Mission, Arlee, Charlo, Polson, Bigfork and Hot Springs. Two teams will be formed of the chosen girls from each school, with fun being the mai...

Lady Bulldogs rekindle team spirit Lady Bulldogs rekindle team spirit

  ST. IGNATIUS – For the Lady Bulldogs, this has been a season of trials and tribulations with Mission looking to find some of that Lady Bulldogs’ fight before next week’s postseason hopes. After starting the season out strong, with four straight wins, the Lady Bulldogs went into...


TROY – Mission ended their season with a big win against Troy, toppling the Trojans 40-20. Despite the win, this will be the end of the road for the Bulldogs with a 5-4 overall win-loss record, 2-2 in league play. No individual stats or box scores reported.  Results Mission 40 Troy 20 ...

Mission volleyball

MISSOULA – The Lady Bulldogs felt the dredge of a sweep last week, dropping two matches in six straight sets, bringing Mission to 4-9 on the season. While playing in Missoula on Oct. 14 the Lady Bulldogs suffered a defeat after Loyola-Sacred Heart played dominator against Mission. Despite the los...


ST. IGNATIUS – At home Friday, the Bulldogs blew past rival Loyola-Sacred Heart 34-17, picking up the conference win bringing the Bulldogs to 2-0 in league play. Raymond Matt and Steven Bravo put grass under their feet leading the Bulldogs in rushing with Matt going 190 yards on 22 carries scoring t...

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