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Articles with the Tag: Basketball

Pirates look to break school record with trip to state Pirates look to break school record with trip to state

POLSON — Polson’s boys basketball team has made it to the state tournament three years in a row, playing for the state title three years ago and finishing second.  Head coach Brad Pluff said no other team in Polson has made it to the state tournament three years in a row, and while it is ...

Two Eagle Eagles fly high, fast Two Eagle Eagles fly high, fast

“The (Two Eagle River Eagles) are pretty calm and laid back,” Terri Malatare said.  She should know. Her husband Clayton is head coach, and son Clay, a senior, plays for the Eagles.  Clay wants to play college ball, she said. Terri sat in the stands at the 14-C district tournam...

Mission teams headed to divisionals Mission teams headed to divisionals

HAMILTON — The Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs are headed to the Western B Divisional basketball tournament beginning Thursday in Kalispell after both teams took fourth place at the District 6-B tourney last weekend in Hamilton. The Lady Bulldogs beat Ronan in a play-in game Feb. 12, 47-32, and m...

Arlee boys, girls to face Superior teams for district titles

RONAN — The Arlee Warriors and Scarlets will play the Superior Bobcats and Lady 'cats for the 14-C district basketball titles Saturday night. The girls' game is at 6 p.m., followed by the boys at 7:45. The Warriors won their second game of the District 14-C tournament Friday night at the Ronan Event...

Charlo girls, Two Eagle boys hang on in 14-C tourney Charlo girls, Two Eagle boys hang on in 14-C tourney

RONAN — The Charlo girls and Two Eagle boys won loser-out games today, surviving to play in another round of the District 14-C basketball tournament in Ronan. Charlo sent the Two Eagle River Lady Eagles home from the tournament after their 11:15 a.m. matchup, and the Two Eagle Eagles beat St. Regis Fri...

District tourney heats up in Ronan

RONAN — District 14-C hoops tournament action lit up the Ronan Event Center Thursday afternoon, and as the day wore on, fierce competition burned a few Mission Valley teams. Arlee's Warriors handled the heat just fine, taking down the St. Regis Tigers, 65-15. But the Charlo Lady Vikings weren't as f...

Charlo boys chill Hot Springs to start 14-C tourney Charlo boys chill Hot Springs to start 14-C tourney

RONAN — The Charlo Vikings cooled the Hot Springs Savage Heat Thursday afternoon, winning the first game of the boys’ 14-C district basketball tournament 44-35. Both teams fell into foul trouble late in the game, and with 40 seconds left, the Savage Heat pulled within three points of...

Mission Bulldogs: ‘Don’t count us out’ Mission Bulldogs: ‘Don’t count us out’

ST. IGNATIUS — While head coach Steve Pelletier has only been in Montana four months, he says he loves the area and that St. Ignatius is a “very special place” that reminds him of his hometown — a town where basketball rules all. “The people, the kids, the players, and the st...

Pirates pick up 2 wins Pirates pick up 2 wins

POLSON — The Polson Pirates won two games at home last weekend, beating the Corvallis Blue Devils 51-48 on Friday and sending the Libby Loggers home defeated 54-44 on Saturday. Bolstered by a 13-0 second-quarter run, Polson fought hard to win a close contest over Corvallis. Hayden Congdon led the Pi...

Chiefs win on senior night

Senior night proved to be a memorable evening for the Ronan Chiefs, as they beat the neighboring Mission Bulldogs 50-47 last Thursday. On Friday, the Chiefs traveled to Columbia Falls, where they weren’t so fortunate against the Wildcats, losing 84-52.    Ronan 50, St. Ignatius 47 ...


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