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Articles with the Tag: Basketball

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...

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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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Charlo Vikings   Landers Smith scored 17 points to lead Charlo to a 49-46 home victory over the Victor Pirates in Class C non-district boys basketball action Friday night. Connor Koenig added 14 points for the Vikings who start the season 3-0.  Arlee Warriors The Arlee Warriors, two-tim...

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FRENCHTOWN – Charlo Vikings and Lady Vikings opened their 2018-2019 basketball seasons with back- to-back wins during the Western Classic C Tip-off Tournament in Frenchtown on Friday and Saturday. On Friday, the Vikings outlasted the Valley Christian Eagles 38-35. Viking Landers Smith led with 20 po...

Sports program fosters team spirit Sports program fosters team spirit

PABLO – Saturday’s matchup between co-ed teams from Mission and Ronan featured all the hallmarks of any typical basketball game, including dribbles, rebounds, steals, made baskets and celebrations on both benches, but this was no ordinary high school basketball game. It was the first-ever game pl...

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POLSON –  It has become customary for one weekend every summer, the downtown streets of Polson belong to the echoing sounds of whistles, basketballs bouncing on pavement, the swish of the net and the occasional loud cheer from the crowds.  This year marked the 26th year that Polson’s...

Ballers battle in Bigfork Ballers battle in Bigfork

BIGFORK – Bigfork got the ball rolling, or rather bouncing, on the valley’s 3-on-3 basketball season during the Battle in the Bay tournament, which was organized by Mission Valley 3-on-3. “We had a record turnout and it looks like a record number of fans too,” tournament organizer ...


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