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Archery competition starts June 6 Archery competition starts June 6

News from Mission Valley Archers Are you ready to get outside? The Mission Valley Archers are ready, and they are hosting a 3D shoot. The event will be located near Polson at 6066 Irving Flats Road. The shoot will consist of two courses with 20 life-size three-dimensional animals set up in each cours...

Spring sports canceled for the school year

News from the Montana High School Association MONTANA – As you are aware, the governor has issued a reopening plan for the state, which included allowing local school districts to determine allowing in-person instruction on May. Because of the previous MHSA Board action, resumption of spring ac...

Prep spring sports suspension extended

MONTANA – The Montana High School Association executive board held a conference call last week to discuss the options for the spring activities during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The MHSA executive board followed Governor Steve Bullock’s lead. The governor extended the state’s stay...

Spring sports postponed amid pandemic Spring sports postponed amid pandemic

POLSON – Empty bleachers and an ominous silence filled Mission Valley tracks, tennis courts and softball parks during what would have been the official start to the 2020 prep spring sport season.  The Montana High School Association announced the health-related hiatus on Monday, March 16, that ...

Osprey gymnasts find early season success Osprey gymnasts find early season success

POLSON – The Head Over Heels’ Osprey girls gymnastics team is currently off to a successful 2020 season start with several achievements.  Chenoa Villegas had a fifth-place floor routine during the season’s first meet on Jan. 18 at the Glacier Challenge in Kalispell. After a month wi...

Local coaches are finalists for national award

News from the Montana Coaches Association The Montana Coaches Association is pleased to announce that the following local Montana coaches have been selected as finalists for National Coach of the Year or AD of the Year award by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association: Larry Smith — s...

Show support for Griz

POLSON — Hey Griz Nation, come help us welcome the University of Montana Griz football coaches and athletic department personnel on Feb. 5, at MacKenzie River Pizza in Polson. This year’s event is again sponsored by the Mission Mountain Chapter Grizzly Scholarship Association and will be held at ...

Community helps foundation make a difference

News from the Greater Polson Community Foundation  POLSON —  Because of the generosity of local donors, a total of $631,535.00 has been awarded to worthy needs and projects in our community from 2009 through mid-2019. The Greater Polson Community Foundation recently distributed $33,70...

School sports start soon School sports start soon

After a long summer break, many students are hitting the gym, field, court and track for the upcoming fall sports season. To participate in any prep athletics, the Montana High School Association requires athletes to complete a sports physical, provide proof of insurance and turn in paperwork before the firs...


RONAN – The “Ballers” dodgeball team ducked, dived and dove their way through 24-team brackets to win the third annual Ronan Spring Sports Dodgeball Tournament Championship at the Ronan Event Center on Friday evening. The event is billed as the “Largest Dodgeball Tournament in West...

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