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Read, Dumont, Sheridan and Nagy win average buckles in Deer Lodge

Members of the Mission Valley Rodeo Club split their time between rodeos in Deer Lodge and Shelby last weekend, with beautiful weather and plenty of competition at both locations, including a Wrangler Division rodeo in Shelby. In Deer Lodge, Jessica Read won both days of goat tying and Becky Jo Dumont won both barrel races in the identical time of 18.02 seconds. Team ropers Cody Sheridan and Colt Nagy also captured Saturday’s team roping title. All of them also earned the average buckles for those events. In Shelby, Moriah Gilmore placed third in Sunday’s high school pole bending, while Abby Knight was a multiple winner in the Wrangler Division, taking first in Saturday&rs...


Havlovick, Davey lead Lady Pirates to Polson ABC title

POLSON — The Polson girls were dominant and the Polson boys showed signs of finally healing up at their own Polson ABC Track and Field Invitational last Saturday.  The Lady Pirates cruised to the team title with 148 points, far ahead of Hamilton (105) and Whitefish (78).  Loni Havlovick...


RSI’s Franklin, Durglo place in 5 events

POLSON — RSI’s Jordan Franklin and Adessa Durglo had a busy day in the final track meet of the regular season. At the Polson ABC Invitational Saturday, both Franklin and Durglo placed in five events. Durglo also set another school record in the process. Durglo, a St. Ignatius junior, finish...


Arlee tracksters earns silver at district meet

POLSON — Both the Warriors and Scarlets added to Arlee’s trophy case at the District 14-C track meet. With trophies being awarded only to the top two teams at the six-team meet, Arlee coach Russell Baker wanted his team to walk away with a trophy, and both teams attained the goal. The Warri...


Charlo runs away with District 14-C title

POLSON — The Charlo track team showed no chinks in their armor in their title defense of their long tenure as District 14-C champions at the Polson Sports Complex Thursday. In claiming their eighth straight district championship, the Vikings won 11 events and racked up 247 points to outdistance the ...


Polson tennis team heads to divisionals following solid finish to regular season

POLSON — The Polson tennis tuned up its game with three very good dual performances last week, preparing for this week’s Northwestern A Divisional tournament in Kalispell. The Polson girls swept two duals over Ronan and Whitefish on Tuesday and Thursday, and gave up just one match in a 6-1 win...


Ronan tennis squad gets taste of divisional tournament competition

RONAN — Despite a lot of hard work, the young Ronan tennis team struggled against some of the better teams in the west last week. Ronan’s boys’ and girls’ squads dropped duals against Polson on Tuesday, Corvallis on Tuesday and Whitefish on Saturday. Ronan won just two matches over...


Bowers, Hiatt team up to take bronze at divisionals

BIGFORK — The Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs ended the regular season on opposite notes. While the Lady Bulldogs were scuffling at the Western B-C Divisional in Bigfork with only their number one doubles earning a spot at the state tournament this weekend, the Bulldogs were running away with Best of the...


Maidens come up a run short against Whitefish

BUTTE — The Maidens lost another close came after their last-at-bat rally fell one run short against Whitefish in Butte Saturday. In the makeup game against the Lady Bulldogs, the Maidens were trying to erase a four-run deficit in the seventh, but their rally was cut short, when Payge Delaurenti was...


Lady Bulldogs eliminate Eureka from playoff picture

ST. IGNATIUS — The Lady Bulldogs used a 10-0 divisional ticket-punching victory over Eureka to erase a nightmarish end to the regular season. At home Monday, the Lady Bulldogs looked like a different team than the one that closed the season being shutout by Thompson Falls and committing 13 errors ag...


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