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Chiefs put on a nail-biter while Maidens defeat Lady Pirates Chiefs put on a nail-biter while Maidens defeat Lady Pirates

RONAN – Competition, commemoration and camaraderie were all part of the Friday evening activities in the busy Ronan Event Center. Inside a packed and loud gymnasium, Ronan and Polson were pitted against each other for the final matchup of the regular basketball season. The host Ronan Maidens won the opening girls’ game over the visiting Polson Lady Pirates by a score of 55-13, while the Polson Pirates won against the Ronan Chiefs by a final score of 59-50. The Maidens set the tone early by establishing an 11-point lead over the Lady Pirates in the first quarter. The Maidens had a 35-5 lead as both teams headed into the locker room at the break. In the third quarter, the Ma...


Sports shorts for Jan. 30, 2019 Sports shorts for Jan. 30, 2019

Girls Basketball Ronan Maidens On Tuesday, Jan. 22, the visiting Columbia Falls Wildkats defeated the Ronan Maidens 70-33 in Northwest A conference action. Jaylea Lunceford scored 16 points for the Maidens. Charlo Lady Vikings Five Charlo Lady Vikings scored in double- digits on Friday evening in...


Mission-Charlo wins Ted Kato Invitational wrestling meet Mission-Charlo wins Ted Kato Invitational wrestling meet

THOMPSON FALLS – Mission-Charlo crowned three champions and edged Flathead for the team title at the 10-team Ted Kato Invitational wrestling tournament hosted by Thompson Falls High School on Saturday. The Mission-Charlo Bulldogs scored 112 points. They were followed by Flathead with 107.5 points an...


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Girls Basketball Ronan Maidens Ronan fell behind 12-4 in the second quarter and never could erase the deficit against the visiting Missoula Sentinel Lady Spartans on Tuesday, Jan. 15. The 55-25 loss drops the Maidens to 4-6 on the season. Regan Clairmont and Tiana Ulutoa paced the Maidens with fi...


Charlo boys, girls sweep two contenders Charlo boys, girls sweep two contenders

 CHARLO – The Charlo boys and girls basketball teams opened a two-game 14C District home game last week by sweeping St. Regis on Thursday and Plains on Friday evening. The Lady Vikings defeated the St. Regis Lady Tigers 49-31 and overpowered the Plains Trotters 30-19. The Vikings tamed the St. ...


Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats Pirates pounce on Columbia Falls MatCats

POLSON – The Polson Pirates used four pins and four forfeits to record a 48-24 Northwest A Conference dual wrestling victory over visiting Columbia Falls MatCats Thursday evening. Pirate wrestling head coach Matt Owen cited strong performances by Maysn Cowell at 126 pounds and Caleb Pierre at 145 po...


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Boys Basketball Ronan Chiefs Anthony Camel scored a game-high 20 points and Randy Finley followed with 10 points for the Ronan Chiefs. The Chiefs fell in a 73-54 road loss to the Frenchtown Broncs on Friday night.    Polson Pirates Polson Pirate Colton Graham led all scorers ...


Statewide wrestling scholarship offered

News from Blewett Wrestling Scholarships  MONTANA – For the thirteenth year in a row, Alexander (Zander) Blewett, III, a trial lawyer from the personal injury law firm of Hoyt & Blewett PLLC in Great Falls, Montana, has offered three $1,000 scholarships to the top student/wrestlers around...


Polson and Ronan split in post-holiday rivalry matchup Polson and Ronan split in post-holiday rivalry matchup

PABLO – The Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates basketball players returned to the court after the Christmas holidays to host the Ronan Chiefs and Maidens. The Lady Pirates fell in the opener, 57-27. The boys earned a 60-47 win.  The Maidens got off to a fast start with a 19-point first quarter and...


Chiefs host 50th annual duals wrestling tournament Chiefs host 50th annual duals wrestling tournament

RONAN – The year opened with a flurry of prep wrestling action for Mission Valley area teams during a weekend tournament. Mission-Charlo Bulldogs, Arlee Warriors and Polson Pirates all took part in the Ronan Chief’s 50th Annual Dave Edington Western Montana Duals Wrestling Tournament at the Ronan...


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