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All-star hoopsters put on a show All-star hoopsters put on a show

RONAN - Thought we were done with high school basketball? Think again. The 23rd annual Mission Mountain All-Star Game boys’ and girls’ basketball double-header drew some of the best talent from around Mission Valley to the Ronan Event Center on Thursday evening. Bigfork’s Ellie Berreth led Team A in the 67-56 win with a game-high 15 points, followed by Lindsay Laws (Plains) 14 points and freshman Sydney Brander (Mission) 12 points. Shae Anderson (Bigfork) scored 14 points, while Rakiah Grende (Bigfork) added 11 more for Team B. Charlo Lady Viking Kaitlyn Cox won the girls 3-point competition at halftime of the girl’s game. “There is a lot of tale...


Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge Runners lace up for Ultimate Viking Challenge

CHARLO – Although Saturday’s weather may have been more conducive for an activity like curling up with a good book and a mug of cocoa, for a few in Charlo, a brisk country run benefiting a worthy cause was more their cup of tea. Some 80 runners, most donning purple shirts, participated in the ...


Dodgeball tournament benefits spring sports programs Dodgeball tournament benefits spring sports programs

 RONAN – Yelling, cheers and applause created a chaotic atmosphere Friday night at the Ronan Community Center during the second annual Ronan spring sports dodgeball tournament.  The tournament is a fundraiser for the Ronan High School spring sports programs. This year a record 24 teams sig...


Hunter education classes offered

News from Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks KALISPELL - Free hunter education classes are available across northwest Montana. Registration is open for hunter education courses in several communities, including Arlee, Hot Springs, Plains. Courses are open to registration online at fwp.mt.gov/education/...


Sportspage bowling results for the week of Feb. 20

Tuesday Moonlighters   High Scratch Game:  Nick Dellwo266 High Handicap Game:        Nick Dellwo  293 High Scratch Series: Ross Woods  687 High Handicap Series:  Jeff Nelson  730 Wednesday Mixed Men High Scratch Game:  Ross ...


Polson teen races in Junior Iditarod Polson teen races in Junior Iditarod

POLSON – With the 2018 Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race in full racing mode, Polson teen and junior musher Charmayne Morrison is enjoying some down time after finishing the Junior Iditarod back on Feb. 25. Although Morrison didn’t win the race, she was proud and honored to be able to represent Mon...


Champs again! Champs again!

BUTTE – Dribbling out the last few ticks on the game clock, senior Phillip Malatare chucked the basketball toward the rafters of the Butte Civic Center setting off a court storming by the bench as the Arlee Warriors repeated as the Class C boys basketball state champion on Saturday night by defeating t...


Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event Local athletes compete in Special Olympics snowshoe event

POLSON – Athletes from around Mission Valley came to Polson Monday, Feb. 26, for the first inaugural Special Olympics Winter Invitational. Teams from Polson, Ronan, Charlo and Mission met at the snow-covered Polson High School football field to test their snowshoeing prowess. Athletes competed in 25...


Arlee Warriors win third consecutive divisional basketball tournament Arlee Warriors win third consecutive divisional basketball tournament

Story and photos by                                                      Rob Zolman/Valley Journal HAMILTON – Entering the season as odds-on favorites to repeat as C...


Sportspage bowling results for the week of Feb. 6 and Feb. 13

High Scratch Game:          Jeff Andrews  268 High Handicap Game:  Jeff Andrews  288 High Scratch Series:          Ian Donovan  680 High Handicap Series:  Steve Matt        752 Wednesday Mixe...


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