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Softball In Western B-C Divisional softball action in Anaconda on Friday, Mission-Arlee-Charlo (MAC) defeated Anaconda 16-6 in the first round of action.  Azia-Rain Umphrey went 4-for-4 with a home run and four RBIs to pace MAC at the plate. Also for MAC, Shyanne Reum scored four runs. Caitlyn Sorrell had three RBIs. In a semifinals matchup against top-seeded Florence, Mac fell 14-4. The MAC bats scored four runs on seven hits. On Saturday in a loser-out game against Manhattan, the season and state playoff hopes came to an end for MAC in a narrow 12-11 loss. MAC batters scored 12 runs on 18 hits. Umphrey had three hits and a home run, while Courtney Mitchell, Reum and Olivia...


Lady Pirates prevail over Maidens, 11-2 Lady Pirates prevail over Maidens, 11-2

Story and photos by Rob Zolman                Valley Journal RONAN – The Polson Lady Pirates high school softball team earned a spot in the Class A state tournament with a road win on Tuesday evening, May 14, against the Ronan Maidens. The matchup was the s...


Fryberger powers Charlo Lady Vikings to second place in divisionals Fryberger powers Charlo Lady Vikings to second place in divisionals

MISSOULA – It was Divisional weekend for Mission Valley area high school boys and girls track and field teams.  On Thursday and Friday, Class B Mission Bulldogs along with Class C Arlee Warriors and Charlo Vikings competed in a joint class divisional meet at the MCPS Stadium in Missoula, while ...


Charlo boys and girls win team titles at 14C District meet Charlo boys and girls win team titles at 14C District meet

Story and photos by Rob Zolman              Valley Journal  MISSOULA – On a perfect spring weekend for high school track and field, it was the Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings who came out looking the best by the end of the meet. Charlo won both the boys and...


Area athletes wrap up track and field season Area athletes wrap up track and field season

POLSON – The Polson, Ronan and Mission boys and girls track and field teams competed for the last time before setting their sights on the upcoming divisional meets. On Saturday, the Mission Bulldogs boys and girls traveled up to Bigfork to participate in the nine-team Bigfork Invitational track and ...


Swimming lessons can save lives

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness POLSON – The community of Polson and the surrounding areas in Lake County are filled with beautiful natural water features. We have Flathead Lake, as well as multiple rivers, streams, ponds and canals.  As beautiful and inviting as this water is dur...


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Tennis Mission Bulldogs Mission Lady Bulldog Maria Bugeda advanced into state tennis tournament action by winning the girls singles title during the B-C Divisional in Darby last weekend. The State Class B-C Tournament will be held at the Bozeman MSU Tennis Center starting on Thursday and running ...


Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition Charlo Special Olympians excel at competition

News from Charlo Special Olympics   The Charlo Special Olympics team turned in an outstanding performance at last week’s 2019 Spring Area Games.   This year, the games drew nearly 500 participants representing 28 delegations from around the Five Valleys Area. After months of training, ...


Charlo girls, Polson boys win track meet team titles Charlo girls, Polson boys win track meet team titles

POLSON – The Polson boys track and field outdistanced the competition with 226.5 team points, while the Charlo girls posted 189 team points to capture team titles during the Lake County Track Meet on Thursday at the Polson Sports Complex. Polson had seven first-place finishes in the boys events. Dug...


University coach Hauck to golf at Ronan event

News from Mick Holien, Mission Mountain Golf Course RONAN — It is an annual affair of more than a couple of decades but that does not diminish the excitement of having University of Montana coaches visit the Mission Valley for a round of golf this month. UM head football coach Bobby Hauck, who ...


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