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Youngsters get ‘under the lights’ experience Youngsters get ‘under the lights’ experience

POLSON – Six teams from the inaugural Mission Valley Flag Football League took the opportunity to showcase their gridiron talents in a ten-minute scrimmage under the lights at half-time during the Polson Pirates versus Frenchtown Broncs high school football game on Friday night. “It has been awesome to see flag football come to the valley,” said Mission Valley Flag Football League program organizer Devon Cox. Flag football is a non-contact version of tackle football where young players develop their passing, catching and defending skills. The difference between the two versions of the game is that ball carriers are downed by pulling off a flag from a belt instead of ...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Sept. 15-21

Merchant High Team Game: Pin Pals                1142 High Team Series:Weimer Welding        3273 High Game Scratch:Sackett Jennison249 High Game Handicap:Carl Schauss        286 High Series Scratc...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Sept. 22-28

Merchant High Team Game:Access Montana       1193 High Team Series:Lucky Strike Lanes     3276 High Game Scratch:Chad Wiemer        256 High Game Handicap:Chad Wiemer        273 High Series Scratch:Bernie Kuhns, ...


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Cross Country During the Whitefish Invitational held at the Whitefish Lake Golf Course on Tuesday, Sept. 24, Ronan Chief cross country runner James Normandeau added another first-place trophy to his collection. Normandeau paced the pack with a time of 16:51.94, helping his team to a third-place ove...


Sports shorts for Sept. 25, 2019 Sports shorts for Sept. 25, 2019

Golf Polson & Ronan Polson Pirate golfer Trey Kelley shot a 72 to win the Polson Invitational held Monday, Sept. 17, at the Polson Bay Golf Club. Kelley won by two strokes over Hamilton golfer Tristan Hanson. Out of the twelve participating golf teams, the Polson boys finished sixth in the...


Mission Valley hosts high school rodeo Mission Valley hosts high school rodeo

POLSON – Fifty-eight cowboys and cowgirls from around the state were in Polson on Saturday, Sept. 14, as the Montana High School Rodeo made a fall rodeo season stop at the fairgrounds.  Members of the Mission Valley High School Rodeo team turned in some impressive times and great performances d...


St. Ignatius celebrates homecoming week, welcomes alumni St. Ignatius celebrates homecoming week, welcomes alumni

ST. IGNATIUS – The 2019 homecoming festivities in St. Ignatius wrapped up on Friday night after a week of contests, parades and games. Senior Karolyna Buck waited on the sidelines of the football field for half-time events with fellow homecoming queen nominees. “Today was the best day of the week...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of Sept. 1-7

Merchant          did not bowl   Tuesday Twisters High Team Game:Mission Valley Security764 High Team Series:Mission Valley Security       2259 High Game Scratch:Linda Gerdts         191         &nb...


Lake county schools earn top 3 spots in cross-country meet Lake county schools earn top 3 spots in cross-country meet

Cross-Country Mission Invitational Ronan Chief James Normandeau won his third meet of the season when he crossed the finish line with a time of 16:43.09 during the Mission Invitational hosted by St. Ignatius High School on Tuesday, Sept. 10. Polson’s Mason Sloan finished second with a time ...


Charlo volleyball picks up sweep over rival Arlee Charlo volleyball picks up sweep over rival Arlee

CHARLO – The Charlo Lady Viking volleyball squad defeated the Arlee Scarlets in three straight sets 25-6, 25-16, 25-14 during their last match. “I feel we are starting off pretty strong,” said Charlo head coach Rhondell Volinkaty. “The girls put in a lot of work over the summer and...


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