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Frank picks up two wins in singles, doubles for Ronan

The Ronan tennis team returned to the Bitterroot for their second week of tennis duals on Saturday and they got plenty of competition from their Southwestern A hosts.  Hamilton proved tough, sweeping both the boys' and girls' duals 7-0. The Corvallis boys swept their matches 7-0, but the Ronan girls picked up two wins before falling 5-2. Brianna Frank won her number two singles match 6-3, 6-4 over Corvallis' Coral Higuerra. Frank also teamed up with Seri Smith to win the number one doubles match 6-1, 6-4. "We met up with some very strong competition in the Bitterroot. Our youth and inexperience caught up with us," Ronan head coach Gordon Cummings said. He said the highlight...


Road warriors: Pirates sweep five tennis duals over three-day road trip

Polson's tennis team made the most of three straight days of tennis, winning both boys' and girls' duals on Thursday in Columbia Falls, then going 4-0 in duals at the Cut Bank Invitational on Friday and Saturday. In Cut Bank, Polson beat Fergus (Lewistown), Hardin, Havre and Cut Bank. Both Pirate boys and...


Vikings, Lady Vikings put on class act in Thompson Falls

THOMPSON FALLS — The Charlo track team continued their dominance over Class C teams at the Thompson Falls Invitational Thursday. The Vikings had two individual champions and won the 1,600-meter relay, scoring 97.5 points to finish in second behind the host Bluehawks. The Lady Vikings also had two in...


RSI athletes find rhythm in Bigfork, Durglo wins 2 events

BIGFORK — With a lot of their teammates away at a music festival, the few Ronan-St. Ignatius tracksters at the Bigfork Invitational Saturday made some noise of their own. Mission junior Adessa Durglo won the long jump and high jump and placed in the 100 and 200-meter dash and triple jump, scoring al...


Making their mark

The Polson track team passed an early season test against some of the biggest and best track and field teams in the region at last Saturday's Missoula County Public Schools Invitational. The event is so big — it attracts 17 teams, including six Class AA teams and two from out of state — that it p...


Mistakes cost Maidens in 4-game skid

FRENCHTOWN — Errors were the common denominator in all three of the Maidens’ losses. The young Maiden team committed eight errors in losses to Corvallis, Frenchtown and Libby. The Maidens started the week with a 6-1 loss to Corvallis Thursday in Ronan and finished the week with a 7-2 loss to t...


Lady Bulldogs falter against Loyola

MISSOULA — The Lady Bulldogs couldn’t dig themselves out of an early hole they put themselves in and fell to Loyola Sacred Heart 7-2 in Missoula Saturday. The Lady Bulldogs spotted the Heartbreakers four runs with three errors in the first inning and that was all that Loyola Sacred Heart ace S...


Not so pretty win

POLSON — Timely hitting made up for a string of untimely errors committed by the Polson Lady Pirates last Thursday.  Polson's six errors could have proved much more costly, but in the end Hamilton's Lady Broncs scored just one run in the fifth inning. And the Lady Pirates made up for it with th...


Scarlets score big in T-Falls

THOMPSON FALLS — The Arlee tracksters saw their hard work at practice pay dividends at the Thompson Falls Invitational. The Scarlets placed 10 times scoring 30 points – their most in the short season – to finish in seventh place in the 12-team field Thursday. The Warriors placed five tim...


Charlo leads Class C teams in Frenchtown meet

FRENCHTOWN – The sun was out at the Frenchtown TNT meet Saturday and the Charlo track team shined, with both the Vikings and Lady Vikings finishing in fifth place and leading all Class C teams at the event.  Sophomores Deondra Brown and Dawn Blevins placed in three individual events to help the...


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