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Trophy girls

The Polson girls’ tennis team brought home the hardware from a hard-fought state tennis tournament in Billings last week.  Battling through tough competition, inclement weather that forced the second day of play indoors, and some rough court conditions that included grass growing in cracks on the court, Polson’s girls’ squad finished off the season with a second-place finish at the Class A state tennis championships. Polson finished with 20 points behind a very talented Glendive team that earned the championship with 32 points. Polson’s boys’ team also competed well, but finished out of the trophy hunt with three points. Billings Central hosted th...


Ending on a high note

Warrior senior Kyle Felsman made sure that Arlee didn’t go home empty handed from the Montana Class C Track and Field Championship in Great Falls Saturday. In his final event at the two-day meet, Felsman cleared 5 feet, 10 inches to place fourth in the high jump and win Arlee’s only medal at M...


Triple threat

LAUREL — Like they have been doing all season, RSI’s Adessa Durglo and Jordan Franklin showed their younger teammates how it’s done at the Montana Class A Track and Field Championship. Durglo, a Mission junior, wrapped up an impressive season in which she won the divisional triple jump t...


Bringing home the hardware

The Charlo Vikings put an exclamation point on their most successful season in more than a decade with a second-place finish at the state tournament. On a rain-soaked Memorial Field in Great Falls Friday and Saturday, the Vikings used two dominant wins in the relays and senior Cody Nitschke’s record...


Team effort

Judged individually, they performed pretty darned well. But as a team they were head and shoulders above the rest.  Marking a season that just got better and better as the weeks went by, Polson’s Lady Pirates ended the track and field season with a stellar team performance that earned them a st...


Lady Pirates shrug off weather, battle through shortened tournament for fifth state softball crown

The Polson Lady Pirates softball team went over to Billings a young, talented squad that was dominant most of the season, but looked out of sync in losing two out of its three final regular season games. However, they came back champions, proving themselves on the state’s biggest, most grueling softbal...


Rodeo athletes spend the weekend in the Bitterroot

The Mission Valley High School Rodeo Club members competed in the Darby Rodeo last weekend, the final rodeo before this weekend’s District 5 rodeo in Drummond. Michaela Blevins had a good weekend of cutting, including a first-place run in Shelby. She also took sixth in pole bending in Darby on Satur...


Eight Arlee athletes advance to final meet

MISSOULA — Two Arlee athletes were given a two-day trip to Great Falls for a birthday present. Arlee sophomore twins Sam and Becca Nelson both placed in the top five in the javelin at the Western C Divisional Track Meet at the Missoula County Stadium Friday and Saturday and earned a berth to the sta...


RSI’s Franklin, Durglo multiple winners at divisionals, 14 advance to state finals

LIBBY — Fourteen RSI athletes extended their track season at the Northwestern A Divisional Track Meet in Libby Friday and Saturday. Seven RSI boys and seven RSI girls placed in the top five in an event in the five-team meet to advance to the state finals in Laurel this weekend. Adessa Durglo led ...


Far above the rest

Add another divisional track title to the Lady Pirates’ record, their sixth over the last 11 years. And with three state title under their belt, they are definitely in the hunt for a fourth. The Polson girls swept through the competition at last weekend’s Northwestern A Divisional track and fi...


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