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Polson linebacker duo shine at Shrine game

BUTTE — An outgoing Pirate linebacker tandem made the most of their final game together. Polson graduates Joe Andrews and Brock Picard terrorized the East’s backfield to help the West storm back from an 18-0 deficit for a 34-18 victory in the 64th annual Montana East-West Shrine Game at the Bulldog Memorial Stadium in Butte July 17. Outside linebacker Andrews, who was only an offensive alternate a few weeks prior to the game, was awarded the West’s defensive MVP. The two-year Polson starter finished with two sacks and in double-digits in tackles, with many of them coming behind the line of scrimmage. The Montana Standard reporter covering the game wrote that Andrews ...


Mission Valley All-Stars come up short at state

WHITEFISH — One bad inning in each of their games at the Montana Babe Ruth Tournament cost the Mission Valley All-Stars a chance at victory The shorthanded 15-year-old Babe Ruth team went 0-4 and failed to make it out of pool play at the 10-team tournament in Whitefish and Columbia Falls last weeken...


Sliding to state

The Mission Valley Mariners may need a ride to Billings. The only problem the Mariners had at American Legion Western District A Tournament in Hamilton was getting there. On the ride down to the four-day, eight-team tournament their bus broke down outside of Arlee, but once they arrived in Hamilton they s...


Mariners sweep Bucs to earn top seed at districts

POLSON — They made it a little closer than maybe it should have been, but the Mission Valley Mariners secured the number one seed at the Western A District Tournament this week in their final doubleheader of the season. After letting the Missoula Mavericks back in the conference race after being swe...


Orange and Black Attack fight back at ASA championship

BUTTE — The Ronan Orange and Black Attack rallied back from an opening loss to make a name for themselves at the 2010 Montana ASA State Championship in Butte this weekend. Absent from last year’s state tournament, the 12U team wanted to make it clear that Ronan was a softball town by winning t...


Lil’ Lakers battle to 4th-place finish at state

BUTTE — The Lil’ Lakers used the new-found confidence and hot swinging they hit upon in the Frenchtown tournament to finish fourth at the 2010 Montana ASA State Championship in Butte. A week after finishing second in Frenchtown, the Polson 10U team went 3-2 over the four-day tournament in Butt...


Purple Wave surge to 3rd place finish at state

BUTTE — The young Polson Purple Wave finished third out of 22 teams in the 12U division at the 2010 Montana ASA State Championship in Butte Sunday. Playing in the largest division at the four-day tournament and against bigger and older teams – only two Purple Wave players played in 12U last ye...


Falling reign

In a rematch of the Class A state championship, the Polson Purple Rain lose two 16U championship games against Belgrade at the 2010 Montana ASA State Championship. BUTTE — The Polson 16U softball couldn’t repeat their performance at the high school state championship and finished second at the...


Mission Mountain All-stars snare 2nd at state

COLUMBIA FALLS – In only their second tournament of the season, the Mission Mountain All-stars flew under the radar all the way to the championship game of the Western Montana State Championship in Columbia Falls Sunday. The 10U Cal Ripken Little League underdogs’ championship bid ran out of s...


Rockies rally to defeat Cougars in extra innings

BONNER — Another tournament for the Mission Valley Rockies meant another thrilling victory over the Clark Fork Valley Cougars. At the Montana Senior Babe Ruth Championship at Kelly Pine Field in Bonner Saturday, Rockies second baseman Nick Grogan scored on a one-out single by Devin Kamarainen in the...


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