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Articles with the Tag: Ronan football

Connor Benn signs with MSU Northern Connor Benn signs with MSU Northern

RONAN – Ronan senior Connor Benn has signed his golden ticket and is set to play football for Montana State University Northern in the fall.  Although a quarterback for Ronan, Benn, who also stars on the wrestling mats, states he is ready to play “wherever they put me.”  Aft...

All Conference, All State football athletes named

LAKE COUNTY – With football season all wrapped up, several players throughout the valley have been awarded with All-State/All-Conference titles. The awards run in multiple divisions by position with several players receiving more than one title.  In the Class 6B division, the Ronan Chiefs came ...

Chiefs blow by Florence in season ender

  FLORENCE – The Chiefs picked up a win for their final regular season game against Florence on Friday, 20-13, leaving the Chiefs a 4-4 record for the season. Connor Benn was responsible for both of the Chief’s touchdown passes. The win was a good way to end the season for the Chiefs a...

On a roll: Ronan Chiefs eyeing playoffs On a roll: Ronan Chiefs eyeing playoffs

RONAN — With regular season play coming to an end Saturday, Oct. 26, the Chiefs have been tearing it up hoping to secure that coveted playoff slot.  The Chiefs have won their last two games but need just one more. According to sixth year Head Coach Jim Benn, even with the win “it all come...

Ronan Chiefs blow past Thompson Falls

  THOMPSON FALLS – The Chiefs grabbed the lead early and held on hanging Thompson Falls out to dry in the 38-12 win on Friday. Ronan’s Lucas Gerhardt led in rushing putting up 174 yards on 33 carries and logging two touchdowns for the Chiefs. Connor Benn also collected dirt under his c...

Ronan comes up short against Deer Lodge

  DEER LODGE – The Chiefs dropped a loss to Deer Lodge on Friday in the 15-49 game. Quarterback Connor Benn threw a 66-yard pass to Bryce Cullen who took it to the endzone, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Wardens. The Chiefs will travel to Thompson Falls Oct. 11. Ronan 15, D...

Ronan crushes Troy

RONAN – The Chiefs gave their hometown fans a show of victory in the 53-13 game against the Troy Trojans Friday, scoring in all four quarters. Senior Lucas Gerhardt rushed 11 times for 120 yards taking the ball to the end zone for three touchdowns. QB Connor Benn, also a senior, was 6 for 9 passing ...

Chiefs football on a mission Chiefs football on a mission

RONAN – Although Ronan took a hard 25-8 loss to Deer Lodge Friday, the Chiefs are ready to battle and taking the season in stride. With a mostly junior and senior team, high hopes are on the horizon. After last season’s injury issues, head coach Jim Benn is working on creating cohesion with th...

Griz players help run Ronan football camp Griz players help run Ronan football camp

RONAN — Several current and former University of Montana Grizzlies football players assisted in Ronan High School’s summer football camp this year.  The camp is in it’s second year and comprised players from Plains, Thompson Falls, Eureka, Bigfork, Deer Lodge and two teams from Idah...

Ronan football meets adversity head-on Ronan football meets adversity head-on

RONAN — This year, the Ronan Chiefs faced more than their fair share of adversity.   Three of their opponents — Florence, Loyola Sacred Heart, and Manhattan Christian — remain undefeated heading into the playoffs. Broadwater and Bigfork have a combined three losses. Several opponent...


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