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Racers compete, show love to fans at Super Oval Racers compete, show love to fans at Super Oval

POLSON — The grandstands were loaded and the cars were roaring for the championship races at the Mission Valley Super Oval on Saturday, Sept. 16.  Racer Kyle Basler noted one of the important elements of the event: “This sport wouldn’t be possible without the fans.” And to sho...

Local goalie a state champion Local goalie a state champion

HAVRE — Playing in the Montana Amateur Hockey Association 19U State Championship hosted at the Havre Ice Dome, Flathead Lady Fusion goalie Summer Newman, a Polson High School freshman, posted 24 saves on 26 shots on goal, helping her team to a 3-2 overtime championship victory over the Bozeman Lady Ice...

Polson, Ronan athletes sign up for next level Polson, Ronan athletes sign up for next level

RONAN — Four Mission Valley high school athletes ceremoniously inked their national letters of intent to play at regional colleges. Ronan High School seniors Brant Heiner and Madeline McCrea celebrated their signings in front of family, coaches, friends and fellow teammates late Wednesday afternoon ...

MHSA releases winter prep sports updates MHSA releases winter prep sports updates

MONTANA — During a virtual executive board meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4, the Montana High School Association released updated regulations, guidelines and formats for the upcoming winter sports season. Last month, the MHSA announced that the winter sports season would be delayed until Dec. 7 for scho...

Heiner finishes third at state cross country Heiner finishes third at state cross country

By Rob Zolman / Valley Journal    KALISPELL — Ronan Chief Brant Heiner finished his prep cross country career with a third-place finish and all-state accolades at the State A cross country championships at Rebecca Farm in Kalispell on Friday. Heiner crossed the finish line with a tim...

MHSA revises prep winter sports calendar

MONTANA — The Montana High School Association executive board met during a scheduled Zoom meeting last week to announce several decisions, including a delay for winter sports due to concerns related to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. “The delay will allow time for schools and communities to ass...

Major league pressed to preserve Pioneer League

News from the office of Senator Tester BIG SANDY — As the agreement that has kept professional baseball in play across Montana reaches its expiration date, U.S. Senator Jon Tester is pressing Major League Baseball officials to step up to the plate and commit to preserving the Pioneer League. In...

Parents are more than just spectators

I have actively listened to parents from around the state as school sports are kicking off. I have heard that some parents are being banned from their children’s school-sponsored activities along with other spectators. As a mother, grandmother, and educator, I know that parents are more than just spect...

OPI Superintendent supports MHSA stance on sporting events

News from OPI MONTANA — Superintendent of Public Instruction Elsie Arntzen sent a letter to Montana’s county health officers encouraging them to allow parents or guardians to attend their children’s school sporting events. The letter was offered in support of the stance taken by the Mo...

Polson High School shares plan for sports events

News from Polson High School Principal Andy Fors POLSON – Polson High School has created a spectator plan for the start of the 2020-21 high school athletics season. At this time, the school has made the decision to allow four tickets per participating home team athlete and two tickets per particip...

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