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Warriors take down Bulldogs on the gridiron Warriors take down Bulldogs on the gridiron

ST. IGNATIUS — The Arlee Warriors prevailed 16-0 in a Sept. 15 football game against the Mission Bulldogs on the dog’s home turf. The Warriors picked up a second touchdown in the second quarter. The Warriors sealed the game in the fourth quarter when they intercepted the ball from Mission with minutes left on the clock.  The Bulldogs appeared disappointed but determined with a shout out as they headed into the locker: “We can do better.” Arlee Head Coach Quinn Huisman said the Warriors have four wins under their belt so far this season. He said the team has a good mix up with players from each grade. Huisman added that the team’s positive outlook ...


Racers compete, show love to fans at Super Oval Racers compete, show love to fans at Super Oval

POLSON — The grandstands were loaded and the cars were roaring for the championship races at the Mission Valley Super Oval on Saturday, Sept. 16.  Racer Kyle Basler noted one of the important elements of the event: “This sport wouldn’t be possible without the fans.” And to sho...


Soccer Polson girls

COLUMBIA FALLS — Playing an away game didn’t work well for the Polson Pirate Girls Soccer team on Sept. 7. The Columbia Falls Wildcats outplayed the Pirates and won the game with a score of 9 to 1. Columbia Falls had possession of the ball 60% of the time took 39 shots on the goal vs. 7 shots at ...


Mission volleyball falls to Thompson Falls Mission volleyball falls to Thompson Falls

ST. IGNATIUS – The Mission Lady Bulldogs volleyball team faced off last Saturday with the Thompson Falls Lady Blue Hawks. The Lady Bulldogs gave it a good effort, but in the end, fell to Thompson Falls, 3 to 0. Coach Marissa Mocks spoke highly of her team. With a lot of returning players, Mission&rs...


MCA announces local winner

News from Montana Coaches Association MONTANA — The Montana Coaches Association announce Jim Peterson of Charlo was selected,  as C class  “Assistant Coach of the Year” for the 2022-2023 school year. Peterson is an assistant coach for football, wrestling, basketball and track...


Locals named Montana Coaches of the Year for 2023

News from the Montana Coaches Association MONTANA — Polson tennis coach Bob Hislop won Coach of the Year for both boys’ and girls’ tennis. Polson basketball coach Brad Fisher won Coach of the Year for basketball.


Polson, Ronan softball players make All-State, All-Conference teams

LAKE COUNTY — Local softball players who made the 2023 Montana High School Association (MHSA) Class A Northwest Softball All-State, All-Conference, All-Conference second team, and honorable mentions have been announced: Polson juniors Mckenna Hanson and Carli Maley have both made the All-State first...


Local high school tennis players compete well at state tournament

Girls Singles Round 1:  Clara Todd (Polson) def. Kinzee Brimmer (Custer County) 6-0, 6-0 Consolation Round 1: Piper Hoxie (Polson) def. Amber Stevenson (East Helena) 6-2, 6-3 Quarterfinals:  Clara Todd (Polson) def. Debra Don’t Mix (Hardin) 6-0, 6-1 Girls Doubles Round 1: &...


Sports shorts for Feb. 15, 2023 Sports shorts for Feb. 15, 2023

State Wrestling BILLINGS — The Ronan Maidens are the Class A-C state champions with every team member scoring points to contribute to the 119 point total that took home the title. For the girls tournament, class AA-C all competed against one another and the class A Maidens were able to punch up ef...


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Western Divisionals Wrestling Class A POLSON — Polson hosted the Western Class A Boys and Girls Divisional Wrestling tournaments Feb. 3 and 4 with teams from Ronan and Polson competing. In the girls tournament the Ronan Maidens took first place with five first place finishes. Saellah N...


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