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Articles with the Tag: Mission tennis

Sports shorts for May 9, 2018 Sports shorts for May 9, 2018

Softball Glacier Wolfpack 8 Polson Lady Pirates 5 The Lady Pirates fell 8-5 in a nonconference softball matchup against the hosting Glacier Wolfpack on Tuesday, May 1. Quinn Motichka went 2 for 3 with two doubles and two RBIs. Olivia Perez also had a pair of RBIs on one hit. Polson La...

Sports Shorts for April 18, 2018 Sports Shorts for April 18, 2018

Class C  Montana High School Association (MHSA) made official last week at its annual meetings, the Arlee Warriors and Scarlets will be competing at the Class B level come 2019-20. However, the Warrior football team will remain 8-man football in Class C, since Arlee’s enrollment is sti...

Briefs for July 19, 2017

Women’s football clinic to support Charlo athletics   CHARLO- Vikings, Guts and Glitter Women’s Football Clinic will be held this year on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  A $60 entry fee includes breakfast, lunch and a half day in the classroom learning about footbal...

Tennis Tennis

Mission MISSOULA - The St. Ignatius Bulldogs brought home a fourth place doubles finish from State Tournament this past weekend that was held in Missoula. Due to rain, the boys played all matches indoor at the Peak Racquet Club. The doubles team, made up of seniors Nathan Doll and Andrew Esslinger, star...

Chiefs split with Mission, Maidens take a loss Chiefs split with Mission, Maidens take a loss

In his last year as the Ronan Head Tennis Coach, Gordon Cummings is hoping to go back to the basics with this year’s squad. “Tennis is mainly hand-eye coordination,” Cummings said. “Placing the racket on the ball. We will be working on that.” Cummings has been the head ten...


POLSON – Mission’s Bulldogs splashed the courts with wins at the Best of the West tournament held in Polson with a pair of singles athletes topping the charts. Bulldogs Andrew Esslinger and Nathan Doll both won three out of four singles matches Saturday while Dominik Stallings and Dana Goss ea...


Mission ST. IGNATIUS – Along with Darby and Troy, the Mission racquets were swinging, but to no avail; Darby and Troy ended victorious while Mission skirted struggles. In the end the Bulldogs split and the Lady Bulldogs found trouble on the courts in Friday’s home-hosted meet.  For the...

Mission tennis toughs out rough week Mission tennis toughs out rough week

The Mission tennis teams had their share of ups and downs as they took on a busy week on the court. The Lady Bulldogs fell in two and came up with a tie in the three showdowns, while the Bulldogs posted a split. On Thursday the Lady Bulldogs took a 4-2 loss against Superior-Alberton. Kayla Billette and Da...

Mission boys, girls struggle at state tennis tourney

The St. Ignatius boys had a tough run at the 2013 state tournament, not only in the end results, but also with the weather. All three days were rained out and play was moved inside, which resulted in shortened scoring that could have affected a couple of players’ end results if they had played full set...

In St. Ignatius, tennis is synonymous with family In St. Ignatius, tennis is synonymous with family

ST. IGNATIUS — Tennis is a unique sport in that it affords athletes the opportunity to play their entire lives. Sara Ison and Kimimi Ashley know this well. A mother-daughter tennis-coaching duo, the pair has coached St. Ignatius tennis teams for a combined 14 years.  “It’s fun; I de...


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