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Articles with the Tag: Charlo

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 Valley fields state wrestling champions Mission Valley fields state wrestling champions

MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley wrestlers took home more than a few  trophies last weekend at the Montana state wrestling tournament in Billings.  In the B-C division, the Ronan Chiefs placed fourth as a team, while the St. Ignatius-Charlo squad took fifth. Mission-Charlo head coach Lyle C...

Charlo Vikings never quit Charlo Vikings never quit

CHARLO — Outside the parking lot is full of pickups, and inside the Charlo gym smells like freshly made popcorn. Locals greet each other as the Vikings junior varsity team begins its game against the Superior Bobcats, one of the tougher teams in their district.  Viking basketball players Tra Lu...

Local wrestlers go big at divisionals Local wrestlers go big at divisionals

The Ronan Chiefs won the Western B-C Divisional wrestling title last weekend in Thompson Falls with a team score of 188, while the Mission-Charlo team came in second with 137. Ronan head coach Cory Johnston said the team had 11 individual qualifiers for state. “It was awesome,” Johnston sai...

Ninepipe Arts Group gears up for ‘event of the season’ Ninepipe Arts Group gears up for ‘event of the season’

CHARLO — For a mere $10 per person, the 12th-annual Ninepipe Arts Group Valentine’s Day Party promises good food, music and companionship cleverly disguised as a fundraiser to benefit arts and culture in the area.  According to event organizer and president of the Ninepipe Arts Group, Car...

Lady Vikings set sail for good season Lady Vikings set sail for good season

CHARLO — Head coach Bret Thompson oversaw a gym full of Lady Viking basketball players Jan. 4, dividing them into groups to practice ball handling, free throws and other basketball skills as he and assistant coach Sheryl Kain circulated among the groups. Kain and Thompson demonstrated defensive moves a...

Young Mission-Charlo wrestlers have high hopes for season Young Mission-Charlo wrestlers have high hopes for season

This year, Mission-Charlo wrestling boasts one of the largest (and youngest) teams head coach Lyle Cronk has ever coached.  The 18-man squad consists of two seniors, two juniors and 14 underclassmen.  “It looks really good for the future,” Cronk said. “We have a good team an...

Charlo girls win 2

The Charlo Lady Vikings picked up two conference wins before the holiday break, beating the Two Eagle River Lady Eagles 77-27 on Dec. 20 before traveling to Noxon Dec. 21, where Charlo triumphed 46-18. Against Two Eagle, Aspen Runkel led the Lady Vikings in scoring with 25 points, followed by Haley Berkra...

Mission-Charlo 3rd in Superior

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission-Charlo grapplers took third at the Superior Invitational Saturday after a disappointing loss to Thompson Falls earlier in the week. In an exciting dual that came down to the final matches, the Mission-Charlo wrestling team suffered a loss in its first meet Dec. 4, despite ...

Valley athletes shine in all-star game Valley athletes shine in all-star game

ST. IGNATIUS — High school volleyball players from the Mission and Jocko Valleys got one last chance to shine at an all-star volleyball game Nov. 15 hosted by the Mission Lady Bulldogs. Lady Bulldog assistant coach Annie Morigeau said the event was a rousing success, especially with only a week&rsqu...


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