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Two Warriors sign letters of intent Two Warriors sign letters of intent

ARLEE – Former Arlee High School basketball stars Greg Whitesell and Lane Johnson recently signed a national letter of intent to continue their basketball and academic careers at United Tribes Technical College in Bismarck, North Dakota. Whitesell and Johnson are the third and fourth members of a Warrior’s back-to-back State Class C Boys Basketball Championship team who have gone on to play basketball at the collegiate level. Whitesell was an all-state selection twice and scored over 1,000 career points for the Warriors. Johnson was also a two-time all-state selection. Both athletes have the notable distinction of having played in four consecutive State Class C Championshi...


Lucky Strike bowling results for May 29-June 1

St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch:   Jim Schoenen     257 High Game Handicap: B. Bocksnick       308 High Series Scratch:  David Vaughan        603 High Series Handicap: David Vaughan  780 Women High Ga...


MV players selected for All-State MV players selected for All-State

POLSON – Several prep softball players from the Mission Valley were selected for the Montana All-State softball and respective all-conference teams. In Class A, the Polson Lady Pirates had several players on the all-state team, including sophomore Josie Caye, senior Paige Noyes and senior pitcher La...


Viking, Warriors battle on the gridiron

BUTTE – Arlee Warrior Darshan Bolen was named defensive Most Valuable Player for his stellar defensive performance on Saturday evening during the 2019 Bob Cleverley eight-man all-star game at the Bob Green Field in Butte. Playing on the blue squad, Bolen’s blanket coverage and two interception...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of May 19-25

Monday Spring Fun Nite  1st Place:   Ann Zabel-Moe Schoon 2nd Place:  Kay Palmer-Jeff Lulow 3rd Place:   Joan Thompson-Richard Turpin St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch: B. Hungerford    176 High Game Handicap: T. Blackburn  ...


Lady Pirates finish second at Class A softball state tourney Lady Pirates finish second at Class A softball state tourney

POLSON – Having survived an 18-hour gauntlet of pressure-packed softball, the Polson Lady Pirates came up short during the Class A softball state championship on Saturday at the Polson Softball Complex.  The Belgrade Panthers completed a four-game sweep at the twelve-team tournament and defeate...


Three local athletes win state titles Three local athletes win state titles

LAUREL – A trio of Mission Valley athletes won gold at their respective Montana State Track and Field Championship meets on Friday and Saturday. Polson Lady Pirate Bea Frissell added another two State Class A titles to her ever-expanding trophy case, winning the girls’ championship in the 1600...


Lady Pirate doubles team scores second at state tennis meet Lady Pirate doubles team scores second at state tennis meet

KALISPELL – The Polson High School girls tennis squad earned enough team points to nab a second place overall finish during the Class A State Tennis Tournament on the Flathead Valley Community College tennis courts in Kalispell on Thursday and Friday. Number one doubles team of Berkley Ellis and Qia...


Swim team benefits children of every level

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness  POLSON – In 2001, a young couple with three children moved to Polson from another state, planning on raising their children in this beautiful town by Flathead Lake. Everything they wanted for their family was there with the exception of an indoor...


bowling

Monday Spring Fun Nite  First Place:   Scott Heuer-Richard Turpin Second Place:   Audrey Smith-Brad Stevens Third Place:  Dana Matt-Christi Stephens Fourth Place: Jerry Powell-Sharon Barber St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch:    ...


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