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In St. Ignatius, tennis is synonymous with family In St. Ignatius, tennis is synonymous with family

ST. IGNATIUS — Tennis is a unique sport in that it affords athletes the opportunity to play their entire lives. Sara Ison and Kimimi Ashley know this well. A mother-daughter tennis-coaching duo, the pair has coached St. Ignatius tennis teams for a combined 14 years.  “It’s fun; I de...

MAC girls win 3

Mission-Arlee-Charlo softball picked up three wins last week, beating Corvallis 14-6 April 23 before whipping Troy in both games of a doubleheader, 10-0 and 12-0, on Saturday. Against Corvallis, pitcher Loren Erickson led her team in RBIs with four, also turning in a triple as she went 3-3. Sahriha Camach...

Ronan-Mission athletes heat up track

MISSOULA — A little warm weather went a long way for the Ronan-St. Ignatius track and field team at the Big Sky Quad meet Friday in Missoula. Connor Benn and Shelby Grant both cleared 11 feet in the pole vault, which was Connor’s lifetime best; and Shelby tied his best.  Feli Ludwig, A...

Despite rain, Earth Day bright in Mission Despite rain, Earth Day bright in Mission

ST. IGNATIUS — The planet Earth provides food, water and shelter for every living thing in the world, humans included. How fitting it is, then, that an entire day be set aside once every year to give thanks to and honor the amazing works of nature and work toward taking care of the planet as it has tak...

MAC drops 3

The girls of Mission-Arlee-Charlo softball had a tough week, falling in both games of a doubleheader against Florence April 16 before dropping one game to the Loyola Sacred Heart Breakers Thursday. The Lady Falcons held MAC scoreless in round 1 for a 5-0 win, but the Lady Bulldogs dug in for a fight in th...

Bulldog tennis warming up for state

The Mission Bulldog tennis team has hit the season’s busy time as they look toward the state tournament. “Karl Daniels has been playing some good tennis that culminated in a come-from-behind win at the Bigfork Tournament on Saturday against Libby’s Jason Schnackenbey. Karl was down at 5-...

Mission’s Ahlborn 4-0 in Bigfork

After tough matches against Loyola and Superior earlier in the week, the Mission girls tennis team had some standout play at the Bigfork Flight Tournament Saturday. “Briar (Ahlborn) had a major upset in winning against Paige Larsson,” coach Sara Ison noted. “Paige was assumed to be the d...

Career day prepares students for working life Career day prepares students for working life

ST. IGNATIUS — Students filed into the St. Ignatius school gymnasium last week with bright, smiles to meet and greet more than 20 potential employers in what family and consumer science teacher and career fair organizer Terry Cable called “a worthwhile and necessary” event.  Now in ...

Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood Mission-Ronan track team blends experience, new blood

RONAN — “Exciting” is the word coach Crystal Pitts used to describe the combined Mission-Ronan high school track and field team. Pitts has been coaching for 34 years, first basketball and then track. She began coaching track so she could coach her own boys. “I didn’t have ...

Bulldogs tie Trojans

ST. IGNATIUS — The Mission Bulldog tennis players tied with Troy on Saturday, 3-3. At No. 1 singles, Mission’s Karl Daniels beat Troy’s Bruce Metz 6-2, 6-1. “Karl Daniels has been playing well, and today’s match was probably his best so far in returning and keeping his compos...

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