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Articles with the Tag: Polson

Polson runners all improve

SILVERWOOD, Idaho — The Polson Pirate cross-country runners all posted their best times of the year at the Coaster Cross Meet at Silverwood Theme Park in Idaho. According to coach Matt Seeley, all evidence seems to suggest the course was slightly longer than the normal 3-mile distance, and was 5 kilome...

Pirates win 1, lose 1 Pirates win 1, lose 1

POLSON — The Polson boys’ soccer team hosted Loyola and Hamilton last week, and while the Pirates beat Loyola 4-2, they couldn’t stop Hamilton from winning that match 2-1. In the non-conference matchup with Loyola, Pirates Alex Helgeson and Jonah Kasnitz both did a great job of getting t...

Polson girls drop 2 Polson girls drop 2

POLSON — After falling to Loyola 5-1 on Thursday, the Polson Lady Pirates suffered a tough 0-7 loss in a non-conference matchup with visiting Hamilton Saturday. “Polson was out-classed in this match playing the better Hamilton team,” head coach Michael Hewston said.  “It wa...

Lady Pirates struggle in Anaconda Lady Pirates struggle in Anaconda

Before heading to the Smelter Tournament in Anaconda over the weekend, Polson hosted Stevensville on Thursday and won 25-19, 25-21, 26-28, 25-21. Heidi Rausch led the way for the Lady Pirates with 18 kills, two blocks and 17 digs.  “She put the ball down hard and played with a lot of intensi...

Pitts to rope in Vegas Pitts to rope in Vegas

POLSON — The weather was beautiful for the regional finals of the United Indian Rodeo Association held at Polson Fairgrounds on Sept. 8 and 9. Local calf roper Zanen Pitts advanced to the finals in Las Vegas, Nev. with a 15.2 run at Sunday’s rodeo. Although he competed in the bulldogging in co...

Pirates stomp Panthers Pirates stomp Panthers

POLSON — In a game that was all about defense, the Polson Pirates triumphed over the visiting Belgrade Panthers, 9-0.  Will Davey caught a 24-yard pass from Brady Hislop for a touchdown, and Taylor Pitts sacked the Panther quarterback in the end zone for a safety.  The Pirate defense wa...

Polson farmer raises giant pumpkins with tender loving care Polson farmer raises giant pumpkins with tender loving care

Fall is a time of plenty. With the change in seasons comes a change in the weather, the leaves, the food, the sky, the recreation and often, the clothing.  Farmers begin to harvest their crops; the days get shorter and colder; and bonfires with friends become a welcome distraction. For the past fo...

Black Mountain Software: Customer satisfaction high, according to survey

POLSON – In a year when many software makers have lost ground in customer satisfaction, one small Montana software firm’s satisfaction scores are holding strong.  When the American Customer Satisfaction Index survey quarterly results were released in May, just as Black Mountain Software (...

New veggies fun to cook

POLSON — A big thank-you to Jo Durand for filling-in for me while I was on vacation. I had a wonderful time and am glad to be back to all your smiling faces. We would like to thank the Lions Club for their donation of hot dogs and goodies. We appreciate you thinking of us and gladly accept your generos...

Author discusses first novel, writing habits

“I wanted to write a love story,” author Jamie Ford said in a telephone interview about his 2009 debut novel, “Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.” A favorite love story of Ford’s is “Casablanca.” Compared with movies and novels today, it’s understat...

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