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Lady Pirates split weekend season home opener Lady Pirates split weekend season home opener

POLSON – In their 2019-season home opener, the Polson Lady Pirates softball team rallied for three scores but came up short as they fell 10-8 on Friday evening in a Class A nonconference battle with the Hamilton Lady Broncs. Polson pitcher Lauren Vergeront pitched well despite taking a loss that allowed four runs, on four hits, one home run and three walks while striking out three. Katelyne Druyvestein pitched three innings for the Lady Pirates, allowing six runs on four hits and seven walks while striking out four.               Lady Pirate Kobbey Smith had a solid game at the plate. She went two-for-three with a double and three RBIs. Also, f...


Sports Shorts for April 17, 2019

Tennis The Ronan tennis team faced the Bigfork Vikings and the Mission Bulldogs in a double-header court matchup on Thursday. Bigfork defeated the Ronan boys 4-1 and the girls 4-0. In the Mission matchup, Ronan prevailed 6-1 over the boys and 3-1 over the girls.   Track and Field Po...


Local teams compete in Missoula track and field events Local teams compete in Missoula track and field events

MISSOULA – Five Mission Valley area high school track and field teams competed against more than nineteen Western Montana prep teams at the Frenchtown Invitational track meet in Missoula on Saturday.  The Charlo Lady Vikings finished second in the girls’ overall standings with a score of ...


Maidens battle Broncs, weather during home opener weekend Maidens battle Broncs, weather during home opener weekend

RONAN — The Maiden High School softball team ran into some nasty weather and a talented Frenchtown squad this past weekend in their 2019 season home opener.   On Friday afternoon, the Maidens scored three runs in the first inning against the Columbia Falls Wildkats before heavy rains forced a 3...


Sports Shorts for April 10, 2019

Softball The Polson Lady Pirate High School softball team blasted Corvallis 25-8 to open the 2019 season with a road win on Saturday afternoon. Lady Pirate pitcher Lauren Vergeront came away with the win. She pitched three innings, striking out one. Katelyne Druyvestein also pitched two innings, strikin...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of March 24-30 and March 31-April 6

March 24-30 Merchants High Team Game: Frank’s Meats            1258 High Team Series:Frank’s Meats            3465 High Game Scratch:Justin McElderry            299 High Game Handi...


Sportspage bowling results for the week of March 19 and March 26

March 19 Tuesday Night Moonlighters High Team Game:West Shore Cabinets991 High Team Series:     West Shore Cabinets2784 High Game Scratch:Steve Davey268 High Game Handicap:Steve Davey292 High Series Scratch:Steve Davey701 High Series Handicap:Tommy Seifert774 Wedne...


Sports Shorts for April 3, 2019

The Ronan Maiden softball team opened their 2019 campaign with a two-game road trip during spring break. On Monday, March 25, the Maidens traveled down to Hamilton where they fell 9-2 to the Lady Broncs. Maiden Macao Jackson struck out nine in six innings, walked five and collected two hits including a doubl...


Sports Shorts for April 3, 2019

The boys and girls Polson High School tennis teams got a jump start on the 2019 season by hosting games on Friday, March 22, between Libby and Hamilton, and again on Saturday, March 23, between Corvallis and Loyola. In Friday’s match ups, the Pirates defeated Libby 6-1 and took down Hamilton 6-0. Th...


Prep hoopsters spar in all-star spectacular Prep hoopsters spar in all-star spectacular

There was some fast-paced hardwood action as the 2018-2019 high school basketball season officially came to a close in the Mission Valley on Thursday evening at the Ronan Event Center. Forty-two players from across the valley were given the opportunity to put on their school jerseys and play one last time in...


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