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More than 800 players take to downtown streets for annual 3-on-3 More than 800 players take to downtown streets for annual 3-on-3

POLSON – Three blocks of downtown Polson were closed off to traffic as basketball players and fans filled the streets for the annual Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament this past weekend. The two-day event, first played in 1992, has grown into one of Montana’s most popular and longest- ...

Dynasty dismantled: Arlee seeks new boys basketball head coach after Pitts resigns Dynasty dismantled: Arlee seeks new boys basketball head coach after Pitts resigns

ARLEE – Zanen Pitts, who had built up the Arlee High School boys basketball program into a Class C basketball dynasty, winning back-to-back state championships and appearing in four consecutive state title games in the last six seasons, stepped down as the Warriors varsity head coach on Wednesday eveni...

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...

Bulldogs finish third at divisionals Bulldogs finish third at divisionals

RONAN – Jacob Hugs scored a Mission Bulldogs’ team-high 18 points in an 84-41 challenge game loss to the Loyola Rams on Tuesday at Ronan. The loss gave Mission a third-place finish at the Western B sectional, while a win would have sent the Bulldogs to the State B tournament in Belgrade. Tuesd...

Sports shorts for Feb. 27 2019

Boys Basketball Polson Pirates During the Western A Boys Divisional Basketball Tournament in Hamilton, the Polson Pirate 2018-2019 basketball season came to an end during this past weekend. The Pirates fell 81-34 to the Dillon Beavers on Thursday evening and dropped a close 67-63 overtime battle ...

Sports Shorts for Feb. 20, 2019

Boys Basketball Polson Pirates In the Northwest A District Tournament this past weekend in Whitefish, the Polson Pirates battled to a second place finish falling 78-50 to the Browning Indians in the championship game Saturday evening. The Pirates marched into the championship game by defeating...

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Boys Basketball Arlee Warriors Cody Tanner nailed a buzzer-beating three-pointer giving the Arlee Warriors a 68-66 road victory over the Loyola Sacred Heart Rams on Tuesday, Feb. 5. Lane Johnson led the Warriors with 18 points followed by Greg Whitesell with 17 points.  On Thursday evenin...

Local basketball teams battle for bragging rights Local basketball teams battle for bragging rights

ST. IGNATIUS – Last week saw a rivalry matchup in the Mission Valley called the “Battle of the Rez” on Tuesday, Jan. 8, between the Mission Bulldogs and the visiting Arlee Warriors that packed the house. On court battles continued with other schools as well.    The rivalry betw...

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Girls Basketball Arlee Scarlets Alyssia Vanderberg dominated the game Tuesday night, Dec. 18, knocking down 23 points as Arlee defeated the Plains Trotters 68-43 in District 14C girls basketball action. In the road win for the Scarlets, Emily Fiddler added 14 points.    Mission L...

Warriors look to win third straight title, Scarlets shooting for first Warriors look to win third straight title, Scarlets shooting  for first

ARLEE – With the 2018-19 basketball season well under way, one could say this season is sort of a swan song for the Arlee boys and girls basketball teams so far. Because of increasing enrollment numbers, both the Warriors and Scarlets will be moving back up to Class B next season where they had played ...


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