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Articles with the Tag: Polson basketball

Pirates drop two in weekend opener Pirates drop two in weekend opener

RONAN – Polson picked up a couple of bruises in the Ronan/Polson hosted Northwestern A – Southwestern A tip-off tourney.  Friday’s game one in Ronan brought the Pirates to their knees in the 30-74 contest against the Dillon Beavers. Pirate Cedrick Smith led his team scoring a third ...

Hoop dreams come alive at Elks Shoot

POLSON — Mission Valley Elks Lodge #1695 held their annual Hoops Shoot Sunday, Nov. 24 in Polson with young basketball athletes coming from around the valley to show their stuff at the rim.  Age groups ranged from 8-13, both boys and girls, with possibilities to move on from local lodge competi...

Flathead Lake 3 on 3 nets 285 teams Flathead Lake 3 on 3 nets 285 teams

Montanans love their basketball — an obvious conclusion with one look at downtown Polson this past weekend. The 21st annual Flathead Lake 3 on 3 basketball tournament brought 285 teams to the hot asphalt streets for two days, playing 683 games on 24 half-courts. Teams ranged in age and ability, f...

Local hoopsters throw down in Pablo Local hoopsters throw down in Pablo

PABLO — The Mission Valley area’s best boys and girls basketball players squared off in the 18th annual Mission Mountain All-Star hoops games Friday night at Salish Kootenai College. Players from Polson, Ronan, Two Eagle River, Charlo, St. Ignatius, Arlee, Bigfork, Hot Springs and Plains formed t...

Polson hoopsters receive postseason honors

POLSON — Several Pirates and Lady Pirates were named to the 2013 Northwest A All-Conference basketball teams. Senior Heidi Rausch made the girls’ first team all-conference, while seniors Mackenzie Banner and Anna DiGiallonardo were named to the second team. Junior Jessica Bagnell received an h...

Polson boys, girls fall short of state Polson boys, girls fall short of state

RONAN — After coming in third at the Northwestern A divisional tourney last weekend in Ronan, Polson’s Lady Pirates played a challenge game against Columbia Falls Monday night in hopes of extending their postseason run to state. It wasn't to be, as Polson couldn’t seem to puncture the ...

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 ...

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...

Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats Pirates tame Lions, falter against Wildcats

The Polson boys basketball team traveled to Eureka on Friday, where they shut down the Lions 64-51, thanks to a first-half push where the Pirates outscored Eureka 36-22. But the Pirates couldn’t keep up their momentum at home on Saturday, when Columbia Falls handed them a 57-36 loss. Against Eureka,...

Pirates fall to Stevi, Frenchtown

The Polson Pirates struggled in two games against the Stevensville Yellowjackets and the Frenchtown Broncs last weekend. Against Stevensville, the Pirates fell 59-35. Riley Sampson led Polson with eight points, followed by Cedric Smith and Cedric Earth Boy with six apiece. Sampson and Will Davey each grab...


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