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Mission Valley teams see fastpitch state tournament action Mission Valley teams see fastpitch state tournament action

MISSOULA – Eight Mission Valley girls fastpitch teams saw plenty of softball action this past weekend during the three-day Montana USA Junior Olympic State Softball Tournament held in Missoula. In the under-10 bracket on Friday, the Mission Valley All-Stars clobbered Belgrade 16-7 to open the tournament with a win; however, they fell 11-2 in a late afternoon game to the Electric City Heat. The Polson Lil’ Lakers dropped their first game of the tournament 8-5 to the Great Falls Selects. On Saturday morning, the Mission Valley All-Stars defeated valley rivals Polson Lil’ Lakers 10-5. In a mid-afternoon match up with the 406 Playmakers, the Mission Valley All-Star...


Bobcats hold lake beach party and scramble

POLSON — On July 26, area friends, MSU alumni, families and Bobcat Boosters are invited to participate in a Flathead Lake beach party at Boettcher Park in Polson. This event is designed specifically for MSU alums, families and friends, whether or not you participate in the golf scramble. This will be a...


Mountain goat hunting on reservation still closed

News from CSKT The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Council closed hunting of Rocky Mountain goats on the Flathead Indian Reservation in September of 2018 due to low population levels.   Closed areas are located in both the Mission Mountain Tribal Wilderness area and adjacent areas on the...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of June 2-8

Monday Spring Fun Nite    1st Place: Babe Brothers                 Judy Stevenson  2nd Place:        Greg Linse                 Linda Gerdts 3rd Place:  ...


Hunting permit applications available for tribal members

News from CSKT  The Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribal Wildlife Management Program announce the availability of the 2019 Ferry Basin elk and Little Money bighorn sheep hunting permit applications to interested CSKT Tribal member hunters.    Permit applications will be available at...


Final bowhunter education class prior to bow season scheduled

News from Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks LAKE COUNTY —The last bowhunter education class for Lake County, before the archery season opens, is scheduled for July 16, 18, and 20. Classes will be from 6-9 p.m. on the first two days and from 8 a.m.-noon on Saturday. Students must attend all sessions ...


Maiden softball player Emilie Corley signs with Williston State Maiden softball player Emilie Corley signs with Williston State

RONAN – On June 13, with family and friends all around, Emilie Corley officially inked her letter of intent to play softball starting this fall at Williston State College in Williston, North Dakota. Corley had a.625 batting average, a .715 on base percentage and a slugging percentage of 1.075, in he...


Dynasty dismantled: Arlee seeks new boys basketball head coach after Pitts resigns Dynasty dismantled: Arlee seeks new boys basketball head coach after Pitts resigns

ARLEE – Zanen Pitts, who had built up the Arlee High School boys basketball program into a Class C basketball dynasty, winning back-to-back state championships and appearing in four consecutive state title games in the last six seasons, stepped down as the Warriors varsity head coach on Wednesday eveni...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of June 2-8

Monday Spring Fun Nite  1st Place: Richard Turpin-Judy Stevenson 2nd Place: Barb Plouffe-Sonny Brothers 3rd Place:   Greg Linse-Scott Heuer   St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch: Brian Bocksnick207 High Game Handicap: Greg Linse240 ...


Local teams make a splash at softball tournament Local teams make a splash at softball tournament

POLSON – Twenty-two girls’ fastpitch softball teams from all over Northwestern Montana battled each other and Mother Nature’s mixed grab bag of weather this past weekend during the 2019 Polson Splash Classic. Polson Softball Complex played host to the three-day annual fastpitch tournamen...


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