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Articles with the Tag: Basketball

Maidens earn 6B District gold, Polson set for postseason hoops Maidens earn 6B District gold, Polson set for postseason hoops

HAMILTON – The Maidens have plenty to be smiling about after tearing through the district tourney to claim top honors as the 6B title winners. After grabbing the number one seed in the regular season, the Maidens went into the District Tournament with the much-needed confidence that helped them take...

Future Hoopsters Future Hoopsters

ARLEE — Nellie Desjarlais, 14, looked at the basketball court when she was five years old and froze in fear. “She was too scared to get off the bench,” said Tina Begay, Nellie’s mom. “So, I started this for her, and people kept asking for it, so I kept doing it.” Beg...

Hoops coaching clinic set to inspire

PABLO — Area coaches of all teams and age groups will have an opportunity to learn from the best as Salish Kootenai College hosts The HOOP May 15-17. The basketball clinic faculty features elite coaches such as Tara VanDerveer, a U.S. Olympic and Hall-of-Famer who currently coaches women’s bas...

Players, coaches, artists needed for basketball tournament

News from the Salish  & Kootenai Housing Authority PABLO — Preparations have begun for the Salish & Kootenai Housing Authority to sponsor two high school basketball teams (10 girls and 10 boys) to participate in the AMERIND All West Native American Basketball Classic in Lakewood, Col...

Elks Hoop Shoot is Sunday

POLSON — The Mission Valley Elks Hoop Shoot Free Throw Contest will take place Sunday, Nov. 23 at Linderman Gymnasium. Boys and girls ages 8-13 (as of April 1, 2015) from Polson, Ronan and surrounding areas may compete. There is no cost to participate and no admission charged. Free registration and ...

3 on 3 tournament brings 250 teams to Polson streets 3 on 3 tournament brings 250 teams to Polson streets

POLSON — Every spot of shade in downtown Polson had someone claiming it. Basketballs, long basketball shorts and people carrying sports drinks and water bottles dominated downtown Polson on July 25-27 for the 22nd annual Flathead 3-on-3 Tournament.  With 16 different divisions, ranging from gir...

Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to Polson Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament returns to Polson

POLSON — The 22nd annual Flathead Lake 3-on-3 basketball tournament will be returning to downtown streets July 25-27.  Teams begin playing at 9 a.m. both days. On Saturday, the three-point shooting contest will begin at 8 p.m., and be followed by the slam-dunk contest. The contest required a...

Register now for Pioneer Days 3 on 3

  RONAN — The Mission Valley 19th annual Pioneer Days 3 on 3 “Jam”boree is coming Saturday, Aug. 2 to the streets of downtown Ronan. The event includes a free throw contest, 3-point contest, and 6, 8, and 9-foot dunk contests. There are three ways to register: online at missionva...

Arlee 3 on 3 draws 46 teams in 19th year Arlee 3 on 3 draws 46 teams in 19th year

Arlee held its 19th annual 3 on 3 basketball tournament July 3, bringing in the second most teams in its 19 year history with 46 total. Teams of boys and girls, as well as coeds from all around the valley and even from places as far away as Eureka, competed in the sizzling summer sun. Top three in each di...

Register now for 3 on 3 hoop jams

News from Mission Valley 3 on 3 MISSION VALLEY — Mission Valley 3 on 3 will again be hosting basketball events throughout the summer months. Registration for all events can be made online at, dropped off at the locations and dates listed with each event, or mailed to P.O. Box 9...

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