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Valley tracksters finish season strong

The Mission Valley produced several individual medalists during both the 2022 MHSA Class B/C Track and Field Championships hosted in Great Falls and the Class A Track and Field Championships hosted in Butte on Friday and Saturday.  Ronan Chiefs’ senior Payton Cates captured the top podium spot in the high jump with a jump of six feet, two inches. Cates also placed sixth in the triple jump. Also for the Chiefs, Rueben Couture finished in fifth place in the 300-meter hurdles posting a time of 42.17 seconds. Ronan Maiden Olivia Heiner picked up two top five state finishes, placing fourth in the 1600 and fifth place in the 800.  Kylie Fetui in the javelin and Leina U...


Valley track and filed teams race off to state Valley track and filed teams race off to state

FRENCHTOWN —   On Friday and Saturday, prep tracksters from across the Mission Valley battled in their respective class divisional track and field meets for coveted open spots in this weekend’s State Class A meet hosted in Butte and State Class B-C meet hosted in Great Falls. Competing in...


Lady Pirates plunder Maidens Lady Pirates plunder Maidens

RONAN — On Tuesday, May 17, the Polson Lady Pirates opened the final week of the regular season with a 15-0 shut out road win over cross county and Northwestern A rivals Ronan Maidens. In five innings of work, Katelyne Druyvestein picked up the win for the Lady Pirates, holding the Maiden offense to...


MAC softball heads to state tourney MAC softball heads to state tourney

PLAINS — The Mission-Arlee-Charlo (MAC) Lady Bulldogs softball picked up a second-place divisional finish on Saturday to advance to the State B/C tournament in Lewistown starting on Thursday. It’s the second consecutive state tourney trip for the Lady Bulldogs. The Lady Bulldogs went 3-2 on th...


Polson tennis places second

KALLISPEL — The Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates both placed second in the teams’ standings during the Northwest A tennis divisional held at the Summit and FVCC courts in Kalispell on Thursday and Friday. Lady Pirate Clara Todd defeated Anyah Cripe of Whitefish 0-6, 6-1, 6-3 to claim the girl&r...


Polson, Ronan wrap up track season Polson, Ronan wrap up track season

POLSON — In the final week of the regular season for Class A track and field, the Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates, along with the Ronan Chiefs and Maidens, competed against ten visiting teams during the Nelson Thomas ABC Track and Field meet held at the Polson Sports Complex on Saturday.  The R...


Valley tracksters race into the post season

MISSOULA — Mission, Arlee, and Charlo boys and girls track teams booked solid post season performances during last weekend’s district track meets. In Class 14C action, scoring 169 team points, the Charlo Vikings captured the boy’s district title in Missoula on Saturday. Superior placed s...


sports shorts for May 18, 2022 sports shorts for May 18, 2022

Softball Ronan Maidens The Ronan Maidens opened last week’s action on Tuesday evening, May 10, with a 11-5 lost to the visiting MAC Lady Bulldogs. In the circle for Ronan, Kiara Sherman gave up 11 runs on 17 hits and struck out three. LouRasia Weatherwax led the Maidens at the plate w...


Maidens, Pirates win team titles at Lake County track meet Maidens, Pirates win team titles at Lake County track meet

POLSON — The Polson Pirates and Ronan Maidens track and field teams each took first place on Thursday out of the six Mission Valley area schools competing at the Lake County track and field meet at the Polson Sports Complex.  The Maidens brought home seven first place finishes and racked up 220...


Sports Shorts for May 11, 2022 Sports Shorts for May 11, 2022

Track & Field Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates On Saturday afternoon, the Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates track and field teams posted 12 top five finishes during the Hamilton Quad hosted at the Bronc Stadium in Hamilton.  For the Lady Pirates, Michelle Dale finished first in the 100 met...


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