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Warriors whip Two Eagle to get back on track

PABLO — Warrior coach Clyde Tucker was nervous about how his team was going to respond to their first loss of the season – his team laid all his worries to rest Tuesday night. John Sansavere hit two early 3-pointers to give the Warriors a 6-0 lead and they never trailed on their way to a 72-46 District 14-C victory at Two Eagle River. “Coming off of a loss, I was kind of scared of how we were going to show up, but the kids showed up and that’s a good deal,” Tucker said. “We were a little tense early. You could tell we were a little tight, but once we got a lead we relaxed a little bit and played like we are capable of,” Tucker said. After o...

Pirates lose double-overtime heartbreaker to Broncs

POLSON — The Polson Pirates had their hand on the door knob and the door was almost closed, but the Hamilton Broncs jammed a big old hoof in the opening and kicked it back open by winning a double-overtime thriller 90-88. Polson had a 13-point lead early in the fourth quarter and looked to cruise to...

Bulldogs lose to Lions at the line

ST. IGNATIUS — Physical games are often won or lost at the free-throw line and in the Bulldogs’ 49-38 loss to Eureka Saturday, that’s exactly where the Bulldogs lost it or Eureka won it, considering how you look at it. In a game where the two teams combined for 37 fouls, the Lions went 2...

On the rise

With the regular season winding down, the Charlo Vikings let their intentions be known for the postseason with a pair of statement victories on the road last week. Friday, the Vikings’ big men pushed their weight around in a 61-50 domineering victory over Two Eagle River, pulling down twice as many ...

Chiefs have off week on mats, but go 5-1

LEWISTOWN — The Ronan Chiefs went 5-1 in wrestling duals last week, but it was a week they’d like to have over. Although they won a dual in Columbia Falls 45-39 and went 4-1 in duals at the Central A Duals in Lewistown Friday and Saturday, the Chiefs didn’t look their best, according to ...

Rice, Lefler leave Thompson Falls with championships

THOMPSON FALLS — Two Warrior grapplers captured gold at the Ted Kato Memorial Tournament to help Arlee place fourth in the 13-team field. Warrior 140-pounder Cole Rice won his fifth championship in six tries this season in dominant fashion, pinning all his opponents, and Logan Lefler made his presen...

Bulldogs use strong start to snare silver at Ted Kato

THOMPSON FALLS — Fueled by strong opening rounds and three silver medalist, the Mission-Charlo Bulldogs finished in second place at the Ted Kato Memorial Tournament. While finishing second at a 13-team tournament is no small feat, the Bulldog grapplers must have left Thompson Falls Saturday thinking...

Pirate wrestlers sweep Dogs, beat Blue Devils

POLSON — The Polson Pirates stayed busy with four duals last week, winning three and getting edged in one other. Polson earned two dual wins over Whitefish, on the road Tuesday and in Polson on Friday. The Pirates won the first dual 78-3 by winning eight matches by pin and five by forfeit. Polson to...

Warriors hit speed bump in Lincoln

LINCOLN — If the Warriors thought getting back to the divisional tournament was going to be easy, they got a wake-up call in Lincoln Saturday. One night after the Warriors cruised to their 11th win in 11 tries, the Lynx hit two free throws in the final seconds to hand Arlee a 50-48 defeat, their fir...

Chiefs earn second win of the season

RONAN — The Ronan Chiefs scored a pair of 48s at home last week, with one serving up their second win of the season. Ronan fell behind early on Thursday against Class AA Big Sky, trailing 18-8 after the first eight minutes. But the Chiefs hung in there and fought back in spurts over the final three ...

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