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Mission Mountain Classic Wrestling Tournament Mission/Charlo, Arlee, Ronan ST. IGNATIUS — The annual Mission Mountain Classic wrestling tournament was hosted in St. Ignatius on Jan. 28. Local teams from Arlee, Mission/Charlo and Ronan came to face off against visiting Three Forks, Plains, Superior, Powell County and Simms.  Ronan had a great tournament, finishing second overall behind Three Forks with 100.5 points and having some stellar individual performances. Leona Dodson Howe finished first in the girls 152 pound division, winning the final by Fall and adding 26 points to the team. Landyn Hughes (girls 114), Peterson Watkins (152), James Courville (145), and Ian ...


Polson baseball player announces college plans Polson baseball player announces college plans

POLSON — Polson Pirates Baseball player Dawson Dumont announced on Jan. 19 that he will head to Washington next year to play college ball. Dumont committed to play for Shoreline Community College just north of Seattle. We look forward to seeing Dumont’s senior year with the Pirates this spring.


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Wrestling Ronan Boys LEWISTOWN — The Chiefs traveled to Lewistown for the Montana Class A Duels tournament Jan. 20 and 21. The Chiefs, who were ranked first in their pool, dominated their early matches in Pool D. After not losing a team match, they fell in the quarterfinals and ended up sixth...


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Basketball Polson POLSON — The Pirates hosted local rivals the Ronan Chiefs on Jan. 14, winning a hard fought game at 61-55. Polson started the game on fire, led by Jarrett Wilson who scored 10 of the Pirates 15 in the first quarter. Wilson scored another 10 in the second quarter, and finishe...


Polson alumni celebrate Pirates anniversary Polson alumni celebrate Pirates anniversary

POLSON — In honor of the 30th anniversary of the 1993 Polson Pirates and Lady Pirates finishing first and second respectively in basketball, Linderman Gym hosted a reunion of the teams during the Polson vs. Ronan basketball games.  1993 was the first time the Polson Pirates won the boys state c...


Polson Lady Pirates 1993 State A Basketball 2nd Place team Polson Lady Pirates 1993 State A Basketball 2nd Place team

From left are: Todd Goode, Brad Walter, Chad Smith, Kris McKethen, Neal Smith, Jarod Tait, Jamie Vies, Geoff Ramsey, Asst. Coach Steve Nelson, Asst. Coach Bruce Thomas, and Head Coach Joe Mckethen.


Polson Lady Pirates 1993 State A Basketball 2nd Place team Polson Lady Pirates 1993 State A Basketball 2nd Place team

From left (with 1993 last names) are: Head Coach Bruce Thomas, Heather Knutson, Jaime Richards, Sarah Hartsoch, Tosha Doornek, Brooke Doepke, Julie Stene, Jeannette Grey, Sheri Gunlock, Sara Gunderson, Nicole Dubuque, mgr. Tisha Matt, Asst. Coach Steve Nelson and Asst. Coach Sue Moore.  


Hunters and Anglers Invited to ‘Elk Camp at the Capitol’

News from MT Citizens’ Elk Management Coalition HELENA — Montana hunters and anglers are invited to attend ‘Elk Camp at the Capitol’ on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at the Montana Capitol building in Helena.  Elk Camp is a celebration of Montana’s exceptional outdoor legacy an...


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Polson Girls Basketball WHITEFISH — The Lady Pirates traveled to Whitefish to take on the Bulldogs on Jan. 6, winning 44-32. Although Whitefish led by one point after the first quarter, Polson went ahead in the second and never looked back. Addyson Gallatin led all scoring with 20 points, includin...


DCC Hall of Fame class to be honored DCC Hall of Fame class to be honored

News from Dawson Community College GLENDIVE — The Dawson Community College Athletic Department will be honoring its fourth Hall of Fame Class on Jan. 14-15. Seven-time Rodeo World Champion, Dan Mortensen, will be the Master of Ceremonies for the weekend. Local coaching legends Don Mast (Men’...


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