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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...

They’re back: local high school prep sports begin fall season They’re back: local high school prep sports begin fall season

RONAN – High school sports returned to the Mission Valley last Friday as teams practiced for the first time since the coronavirus pandemic canceled activities.   The Montana High School Association gave schools the green light to go ahead in early July for the season with golf, cross country, f...

Archery competition starts June 6 Archery competition starts June 6

News from Mission Valley Archers Are you ready to get outside? The Mission Valley Archers are ready, and they are hosting a 3D shoot. The event will be located near Polson at 6066 Irving Flats Road. The shoot will consist of two courses with 20 life-size three-dimensional animals set up in each cours...

Spring sports canceled for the school year

News from the Montana High School Association MONTANA – As you are aware, the governor has issued a reopening plan for the state, which included allowing local school districts to determine allowing in-person instruction on May. Because of the previous MHSA Board action, resumption of spring ac...

Prep spring sports suspension extended

MONTANA – The Montana High School Association executive board held a conference call last week to discuss the options for the spring activities during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. The MHSA executive board followed Governor Steve Bullock’s lead. The governor extended the state’s stay...

Spring sports postponed amid pandemic Spring sports postponed amid pandemic

POLSON – Empty bleachers and an ominous silence filled Mission Valley tracks, tennis courts and softball parks during what would have been the official start to the 2020 prep spring sport season.  The Montana High School Association announced the health-related hiatus on Monday, March 16, that ...


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