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Articles with the Tag: Mission

Career day prepares students for working life Career day prepares students for working life

ST. IGNATIUS — Students filed into the St. Ignatius school gymnasium last week with bright, smiles to meet and greet more than 20 potential employers in what family and consumer science teacher and career fair organizer Terry Cable called “a worthwhile and necessary” event.  Now in ...

Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood

RONAN — “Exciting” is the word coach Crystal Pitts used to describe the combined Mission-Ronan high school track and field team. Pitts has been coaching for 34 years, first basketball and then track. She began coaching track so she could coach her own boys. “I didn’t have ...

Bulldogs tie Trojans

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Bulldog tennis players tied with Troy on Saturday, 3-3. At No. 1 singles, Mission’s Karl Daniels beat Troy’s Bruce Metz 6-2, 6-1. “Karl Daniels has been playing well, and today’s match was probably his best so far in returning and keeping his compos...

MAC softball on winning streak

The Mission-Arlee-Charlo softball players are on a roll, beating neighboring Ronan 6-3 April 9 before stomping Corvallis 18-0 on Friday and Thompson Falls 8-0 on Saturday. Against Ronan, Sara Nerby, Emyli Gillingham and Alyssa Doty all went 3-4, with Doty and Gillingham turning in two RBIs apiece. Doty al...

MAC softball on winning streak

The Mission-Arlee-Charlo softball players are on a roll, beating neighboring Ronan 6-3 April 9 before stomping Corvallis 18-0 on Friday and Thompson Falls 8-0 on Saturday. Against Ronan, Sara Nerby, Emyli Gillingham and Alyssa Doty all went 3-4, with Doty and Gillingham turning in two RBIs apiece. Doty al...

Mission loses police chief  Mission loses police chief 

ST. IGNATIUS — Council members had much to discuss during the April 2 meeting in St. Ignatius.  St. Ignatius police chief Frank Aaron left his position and moved to West Yellowstone. His last day was March 29 and the town is now advertising for a police chief. Jeffrey Ferguson, Mission’s ...

MAC stops Wardens 15-8

DEER LODGE — The girls of the Mission-Arlee-Charlo softball team started their season with a bang, shutting down Deer Lodge on the road March 28. Pitcher Loren Erickson led her team to a 15-8 win over the Lady Wardens, throwing four strikeouts and no walks in seven innings, while batting 3-for-4 wit...

Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl Polson wins 3rd straight academic bowl

CHARLO — The Polson academic bowl team took home first-place honors Feb 19, marking their third victory in as many years. The atmosphere in Charlo’s school gymnasium was one of quiet determination during the Feb. 19 competition, as Lake County Academic Bowl teams from Ronan, Charlo, St. Ignati...

Mission teams play hard at divisionals Mission teams play hard at divisionals

KALISPELL — Mission’s hoopsters are done for the year after a tough Western B divisional tournament last week at Flathead High School. The Bulldogs fell just short of a third-place finish, battling back from a first-round loss to Bigfork on Thursday to beat Thompson Falls 63-29 on Friday and D...

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...


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