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Ronan hosts annual duals wrestling tournament Ronan hosts annual duals wrestling tournament

RONAN — The week closed with a flurry of prep wrestling action for Mission Valley area teams during a weekend tournament in Ronan.  Mission-Charlo Bulldogs, Polson Pirates and host Ronan Chiefs joined 15 Western Montana schools during the Annual Dave Edington Western Montana Duals Wrestling Tournament held at the Ronan Event Center.  On Friday, Ronan placed second in the team duals bracket falling 48-21 to Frenchtown High School. Ronan reached the championship round by defeating Deer Lodge 72-0, Libby 44-24 and Columbia Falls 35-34.   Mission/Charlo finished ninth with wins against East Helena (42-12), Polson (48-21), Plains / Hot Springs (42-30) and a 42-27 lo...


Sports Shorts for Jan. 12, 2022 Sports Shorts for Jan. 12, 2022

Basketball Boys Mission Bulldogs Zoran LaFrombois scored a game high 35 points to help lead the Mission Bulldogs to a 73-56 home win over the visiting Arlee Warriors on Friday, Jan. 7. Also scoring in double digits for the Bulldogs were Kellen McClure with 20 points and Cederick McDonald ...


Henriksen signs letter of intent with the Griz Henriksen signs letter of intent with the Griz

POLSON — Polson Pirate Braunson Henriksen, who announced his verbal commitment to play football for the Griz earlier this month, on Wednesday morning made it official by inking the dotted line of his National Letter of Intent to the University of Montana. Henriksen was joined in the PHS weight room ...


Two Eagle River struggles to get new season airborne Two Eagle River struggles to get new season airborne

PABLO — The Two Eagle River Eagles and Lady Eagles had a big home game on Thursday as they hosted District 14C and cross county rivals Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings, however, both squads will continue to search for their first win of the young season as they could not come away with victories.  ...


sports shorts for Dec. 29, 2021

Basketball Boys Polson Pirates Scoring a game high 22 points, Jarrett Wilson led the Polson Pirates to a 62-48 home opener win over the Missoula Loyola Rams. Also for the Pirates, Colton Graham booked 16 points. On Thursday evening, the visiting Columbia Falls Wildcats tripped up the P...


Sports shorts for Dec. 22, 2021

Wrestling  Mission-Charlo Bulldogs Canyon Sargent captured the 170-pound weight class title at the Glyn Brawley wrestling tournament in Corvallis on Saturday afternoon. In a time of 1:04, Sargent won by pin over Frenchtown’s Wyatt Leishman.  Also for the Bulldogs, Charley Adams (...


Charlo basketball teams open season against county rivals Charlo basketball teams open season against county rivals

CHARLO — The Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings opened their 2021-22 prep basketball season this past weekend by clashing with non-conference cross county rivals Mission and Arlee. On Friday evening, the Vikings and Lady Vikings were swept by the visiting Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs. The Bulldog...


Sports shorts for Nov. 15 2021 Sports shorts for Nov. 15 2021

Wrestling Arlee Warriors Arlee Warriors Brody Smith wrestling in the 113-pound class and RJ Knoll wrestling in the 160-pound class both placed second in their respective weight classes during the Bob Kinney Classic hosted at the Superior High School on Saturday. Mission/Charlo Bulldogs ...


Cote takes 113-pound Owen title Cote takes 113-pound Owen title

POLSON — Ronan Chief wrestler Ridge Cote took the individual title at 113 pounds on Saturday during the annual Owen Invitational held at Linderman gymnasium in Polson. Entering the title match undefeated, Cote, a freshman at Ronan High School, won by fall over Lake City High School junior Zach Macdo...


Polson plunges into new swim season Polson plunges into new swim season

POLSON — After a solid showing at state in their inaugural seasonal last year, the Polson High School swim team plunged into their Class A 2021-22 swim season by hosting a six-team swim meet on Saturday at the Mission Valley Aquatic Center, their home pool. Swimming against veteran swim squads from ...


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