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EUREKA – Ronan’s Chiefs and Maidens tamed the Lions in Eureka on Saturday. Micalann McCrea scored a team high 23 points as the visiting Maidens roared over the Lions, 67-40. The score was close after the first quarter, with Ronan leading 11-10. After outscoring the Lions 36-12 in the second an...

Lester Merle Paro Jr. Lester Merle Paro Jr.

RONAN — Lester Merle Paro Jr. was born in Missoula on Aug. 3, 1931, and passed away peacefully Nov. 19, 2016, in Ronan. He had a large family of four sisters, Glenna, Karen, Toni and Penny; and two brothers, Jim and Tom. Lester grew up in Hot Springs. He was active in academics and was Valedictor...

Lady Bison open season with wins

WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The Salish Kootenai College Lady Bison basketball team won two close games on the road against Walla Walla University last weekend. On Saturday, Kaylea Skunkcap nearly earned a double-double with 18 points and nine rebounds in the Lady Bison’s 66- 54 victory. Mahalia Hendr...

Nonstop action Nonstop action

RONAN — Teamwork shines again. With the help of Ronan Chamber of Commerce and local businesses and organizations, the Pioneer Days committee brought entertainment with three rodeos, two street dances, a parade and numerous sporting events that kept people hopping from dawn until well after dark. ...

Street ball brings out the tough stuff Street ball brings out the tough stuff

POLSON — They’re a little tougher, a little rougher — and when a street basketball player takes a fall, he or she better be made of sterner stuff. The 24th annual Flathead Lake 3 on 3 basketball tournament was played in the asphalt streets of downtown Polson, curbs and all. More than 2...

Ronan hosts 21st annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament

RONAN — On Saturday, August 6 athletes can participate in a 3-on-3 basketball tournament in Ronan. The 21st annual Pioneer Days 3-on-3 tournament will also consist of a free throw contest, 3-point contest and dunk contest. Athletes have until Monday, August 1 to apply online at, d...

3 on 3 summer tournaments set

WESTERN MONTANA – Mission Valley 3 on 3 is hosting the first annual Plains Wild Horse Shootout this Saturday, July 16, to benefit the Wildhorse Sports Association, a local charity developing the new sports complex for Plains and Sanders County, where the event will be held. The 21st annual Ronan Pio...

3 on 3 tournaments set

WESTERN MONTANA – Mission Valley 3 on 3 will host three basketball tournaments over the course of the summer. The sixth annual Bigfork Battle in the Bay 3 on 3 Tournament will be held July 9 in the Bigfork High School parking lot. Last year, 98 teams competed in the Bigfork Battle. The first annual ...

Briefs for April 27, 2016

Vietnam Veterans to receive pin   MONTANA — Congressman Ryan Zinke will host several ceremonies across the state to honor Vietnam veterans with 50th anniversary commemorative lapel pins.  The closest ceremonies to Lake County are in Missoula on Friday, May 27, at 9 a.m. and in Kalisp...

All Star game mixes it up All Star game mixes it up

Area athletes got the opportunity to showcase their talents against, and with, all schools in Lake County plus Bigfork, Hot Springs and Plains March 24 for the 20th annual Mission Mountain All Star basketball games. It wasn’t just any baller, however; it was only those who made a lasting impression....

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