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Scarlets stymie St. Regis to stop skid

LINCOLN — With a relentless style of defense, the Scarlets’ success can be measured by how much they get under their opponent’s skin —consider Friday night a success. The Scarlets stopped a five-game losing streak by completely frustrating the St. Regis Tigers, limiting their scoring to only two players and only allowing five field goals in a 35-21 District 14-C victory in Arlee. “We play better when we’re aggressive. The aggressiveness just comes out in them, ” Arlee coach Richard Bachmeier said. “How aggressive we are is the biggest factor in if we win or not. If we get after it and start pressing and playing man-to-man, it speeds the ...


Lady Bulldogs’ defense pesters Maidens in 7-point victory

RONAN — The Lady Bulldogs used a scrappy defense and a late run in the third quarter against the Maidens to give their coach something he has rarely had in his nearly 20 years of coaching at the school: a winning streak against Ronan. The Lady Bulldogs swiped the ball 19 times and scored the final e...


Cruise control

The Lady Pirates played a lot of good defense did a lot of scoring last week as Polson ran away with a pair of victories to improve to 9-2 overall and 4-0 in conference play. Polson's defense held Class AA Flathead High School to just 35 points Tuesday night, spoiling former Lady Pirate, now Flathead head...


Ronan girl named runner-up for Miss Teen Rodeo Montana

GREAT FALLS — “I have a dream,” Keenan Hall said in her speech in the Miss Teen Rodeo Montana pageant this year. “A big sky country dream, where a girl like me could be royalty.” Keenan Hall, a vibrant 14-year-old, has a message for all Montanans, young and old. If you have a...


Bulldog’s Petersen claims first Choteau title, Gilleard grabs runnerup

CHOTEAU — Mission-Charlo 145-pounder Jame Peterson overcame some of his toughest opponents of the season to capture his first Choteau Classic Championship. The senior, one of four Bulldog wrestlers to place at the two-day tournament of 32 Class B-C teams, has breezed through most of his competition ...


Picard repeats as champ, Feistner earns his first title at Jug Beck

MISSOULA — The Polson Pirates came back from Missoula with two champions.  Brock Picard repeated as a Jug Beck Rocky Mountain Classic champion and freshman Craig Feistner earned his first title. The pair led Polson to an 11th-place finish among 28 teams, including some of the best wrestling tea...


Warrior’s Rice reigns in Choteau, Rubel takes 5th

CHOTEAU — With most the Class B-C teams competing at the Choteau Classic, the two-day tournament is a preview of what’s to come at the state tournament – if that’s the case, expect big things from Warrior 140-pounder Cole Rice in Billings this year. The Arlee junior cruised through...


Toby Cheff, Cameron Neiss earn Rocky Mountain Classic titles

RONAN — The Chiefs wrestling team won a pair of conference duals last week, then tested themselves at one of the biggest wrestling tournaments in the state.  Ronan earned a 43-31 dual win over Columbia Falls Tuesday night at home. The Chiefs won six matches by pin and one by major decision to r...


Lady Eagles drop 2 at home

PABLO — Two Eagle River hung right with Valley Christian for three quarters, but ran out of steam in the final quarter in a 71-33 loss at home Thursday. In a tough and physical game, Two Eagle River coach Mark Shackelford said his team played their best three quarters of the year and went into the f...


Lady Bison’s use outside shot to surge past Lady Bravehearts

PABLO — The Salish Kootenai College Lady Bison got hot from long range in the second half to help them recover from a slow start in a 75-64 victory over Oglala Lakota College. Saturday at the Joe McDonald Health and Fitness Complex, the Lady Bison only led the Bravehearts 28-25 at halftime, but drai...


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