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Briefs for April 26, 2023

Registration deadline for Flathead Lake Youth BB tournament announced POLSON — The Flathead Lake All-Star Youth Basketball tournament for girls and boys grades 4-8 will be held May 20-21 at Cherry Valley Elementary School. The deadline to register is May 10. Brackets will be posted May 16. Call or...

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’...

Free throw contest coming to Polson

News from the Mission Valley Elks POLSON — The Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest will be held in the Linderman Gym in Polson on Saturday, Dec. 17. Registration and warm up will begin at 1:30 p.m., with the contest starting at 2 p.m. The contest is open to boys and girls ages 8-1...

Memorial tournament celebrates athletes Memorial tournament celebrates athletes

RONAN — On Friday, Oct. 14, athletes from the five valleys area gathered to honor the life of Alex Braun at the second Alex Braun Memorial Basketball Tournament put on by the Special Olympics of Montana. Alex Braun was a young Missoula athlete who passed away in the summer of 2021. Though tennis was...

Mission Valley hoopsters shine in all-star spectacular Mission Valley hoopsters shine in all-star spectacular

RONAN — Prep hoopsters from across the valley were given the opportunity to put on their school jerseys and play one last time if front of their families, friends, and fans during the 25th annual Mission Valley All-Star event held on Tuesday, March 15, at the Ronan Event Center. Hot Springs’ K...

Valley rivals battle to split Valley rivals battle to split

RONAN — At the Ronan Event Center on Friday evening, Dani Coffman tallied 13 points for the Ronan Maidens in a 51-30 victory over the visiting Polson Lady Pirates while Jarrett Wilson booked 16 points to lead the Polson Pirates to a 56-47 win over the hosting Ronan Chiefs. The game between cross cou...

Elks host annual Hoop Shoot Elks host annual Hoop Shoot

POLSON — Mission Valley Elks Lodge #1695 held its annual Elks Hoop Shoot on Saturday at the Linderman Gymnasium. “We were very excited by such a strong turnout. We had a total of 45 boys and girls participate in the free throw competition this year,” said event coordinator David Rensvold...

Ronan, Mission split season openers Ronan, Mission split season openers

RONAN — Almost 10 months after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered the all class basketball state tournament in the opening rounds, the Ronan and Mission High School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams returned to the hardwood courts in a rivalry match up. The Class A Ronan Chiefs opened th...

Elks basketball contest resuts announed

8-9 yr. old Girls   First place: Sophia Sheperd - Missoula, made 11 of 25; Hellgate Lodge #383 Second place:  Brooklyn Hewankorn - Polson, made 8 of 25; Mission Valley Lodge #1695   8-9 yr. old Boys  First place: Maxwell Milton - Polson, made 19 of 25; Mission Vall...

Bulldogs put bite on valley rivals Bulldogs put bite on valley rivals

ST. IGNATIUS – It was rivalry weekend for the Mission Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs basketball teams as they squared off with their nonconference rivals for Mission Valley bragging rights on Friday and Saturday evening with the girls winning both of their games and the boys bringing home one win and one l...


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