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Viking, Warriors battle on the gridiron

BUTTE – Arlee Warrior Darshan Bolen was named defensive Most Valuable Player for his stellar defensive performance on Saturday evening during the 2019 Bob Cleverley eight-man all-star game at the Bob Green Field in Butte. Playing on the blue squad, Bolen’s blanket coverage and two interceptions helped the blue team defeat the red team 32-7 during the 36th annual summer-time football classic. Joining Bolen in the Mining City were fellow Warriors Lane Schall and Chase Gardner. Warrior football head coach Chuck Forgey also joined his players as part of the coaching staff for the game. Also representing the Mission Valley was Charlo Viking standout Landers Smith.  Duri...


Lucky Strike bowling results for the week of May 19-25

Monday Spring Fun Nite  1st Place:   Ann Zabel-Moe Schoon 2nd Place:  Kay Palmer-Jeff Lulow 3rd Place:   Joan Thompson-Richard Turpin St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch: B. Hungerford    176 High Game Handicap: T. Blackburn  ...


Lady Pirates finish second at Class A softball state tourney Lady Pirates finish second at Class A softball state tourney

POLSON – Having survived an 18-hour gauntlet of pressure-packed softball, the Polson Lady Pirates came up short during the Class A softball state championship on Saturday at the Polson Softball Complex.  The Belgrade Panthers completed a four-game sweep at the twelve-team tournament and defeate...


Three local athletes win state titles Three local athletes win state titles

LAUREL – A trio of Mission Valley athletes won gold at their respective Montana State Track and Field Championship meets on Friday and Saturday. Polson Lady Pirate Bea Frissell added another two State Class A titles to her ever-expanding trophy case, winning the girls’ championship in the 1600...


Lady Pirate doubles team scores second at state tennis meet Lady Pirate doubles team scores second at state tennis meet

KALISPELL – The Polson High School girls tennis squad earned enough team points to nab a second place overall finish during the Class A State Tennis Tournament on the Flathead Valley Community College tennis courts in Kalispell on Thursday and Friday. Number one doubles team of Berkley Ellis and Qia...


Swim team benefits children of every level

News from Mission Valley Aquatics and Fitness  POLSON – In 2001, a young couple with three children moved to Polson from another state, planning on raising their children in this beautiful town by Flathead Lake. Everything they wanted for their family was there with the exception of an indoor...


bowling

Monday Spring Fun Nite  First Place:   Scott Heuer-Richard Turpin Second Place:   Audrey Smith-Brad Stevens Third Place:  Dana Matt-Christi Stephens Fourth Place: Jerry Powell-Sharon Barber St. Luke’s Mixed Spring League Men High Game Scratch:    ...


sports shorts for May 22, 2019

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 S...


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 ...


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