The packed house at Flathead High School’s gymnasium emptied in a hurry.
The No. 2-ranked Glacier girls shook off their first quarter turnover issues to outscore Flathead 19-2 in the second quarter and pull away for a 52-23 victory in Western AA basketball play on Thursday
Opposing teams aren’t supposed to win at Billings West.
Big-time games are made for big-time players. That was only part of the story Thursday night.
Greg Carson says he’s happy he didn’t take someone’s advice a long, long time ago regarding Rotary Basketball.
After more than a month's absence, Capital High's Sean Mulcahy returned to the hard court in a big way Thursday, registering a double-double in the Bruins' 53-44 Western AA home win over Misso…
Heading into their game with Helena Capital, the Missoula Sentinel Spartans had a lot going for them.
FRENCHTOWN -- Polson pinned Frenchtown four times to help bolster a 39-15 dual win on the road Thursday in Northwestern A wrestling action.
ST. REGIS -- The Arlee Scarlets are unbeaten no more in District 14-C play, as St. Regis played sound defense and got a big night from point guard Madison Hill in the 49-38 upset win on Thursday.
At Alberton, the Blackhawks scored 30 points in the first quarter to set the tone for the District 13-C blowout.
At Kalispell, the Wolfpack dominated the tussle of crosstown foes, piling up a 29-8 lead by halftime and cruising the rest of the way at the Flathead gym.
At Eureka, the Finberg family and the Class A Wildkats were too much for the Class B Lions.
At Hot Springs, Marissa Koke and Jordan Mueller each scored 12 points and Superior handled Hot Springs in District 14-C play.
At Charlo, the Vikings kept heat on the Arlee Scarlets in District 14-C play thanks to a win over Two Eagle River.
Keely Ehmann scored enough on her own to top the Eagles at the Valley Christian gym and Darby stayed on Seeley-Swan's heels for the District 13-C lead.
At Whitefish, the Class B Vikings knocked off the Class A Bulldogs in a Flathead Valley rivalry matchup.
Valley Christian started off hot and stayed at arm's length against Darby throughout, to take the District 13-C contest 72-62 at the Valley Christian gym on Thursday.
At Eureka, the Class A No. 1 Columbia Falls' boys got a scare in this one against Class B Eureka, but the Wildcats held on to win.
At Helena, the Bruins dominated the glass and kept Sentinel away from the hoop in picking up the Western AA victory.
At Charlo, Dugan Runkel's double-double helped Charlo capture the District 14-C win.
At St. Regis, Arlee hit 13 3-pointers on the way to a cool 100 points in a District 14-C win over St. Regis.
At Whitefish, the Class B No. 1 Vikings had a big third quarter to overcome the Class A Bulldogs.
At Kalispell, the Braves had trouble on their home court at the free-throw line and the Wolfpack didn't make things any easier with a fast start in the crosstown Western AA matchup.
At Superior, Hot Springs held the Bobcats to 22-percent shooting to cinch up the District 14-C victory.
Landon Bailey of Helena High and Capital's Alan Schmitz recently broke two of their school's most revered wrestling records.
At Seeley Lake, the Blackhawks had enough points midway through the second quarter to take the District 13-C matchup versus Alberton.
Capital High School's Nick Argento, it was announced on Thursday, is headed to Butte and Montana Tech.
The Saints are getting another award-winning Bengal.
There wasn’t much the Fusion could do Tuesday night as the visitors just watched the host Warriors take control of a runaway game. Fairview downed the Fusion 64-30 in District 2-C action.
With much of the defensive focus on covering Bailey Schriver, the R&L Fusion opened up holes for Fairview freshman Torrie Hurley, who took advantage of the open looks during Tuesday’s conference m
A day after trouncing Missoula Hellgate 65-6 on Senior Night, the Flathead Braves wrestling team had one more home dual — a makeup meet against Missoula Sentinel.
KALISPELL – Starting with Saturday's AA Duals in Great Falls, Jeremy LaPorte knew the week ahead would test his wrestlers.
Billings Skyview went 11 years between wins at Billings West.
When last season wrapped, the Great Falls Bison appeared in a perfect position to duplicate, if not better, their 19-5 record this season.
Glacier held a lead and looked strong two minutes into its Western AA conference boys basketball game against No. 1 Missoula Hellgate.
ANACONDA - Trailing after the first quarter, the visiting Dillon Beavers used their defense and their depth to dominate the remaining three quarters on their way to a 62-40 win over Southweste…
Missoula Sentinel's powerful wrestling team routed Capital High in the Bears' Den on Tuesday, 59-6.
BELGRADE – A second consecutive game of poor shooting caught up to the Butte Central boys’ basketball team.
Despite a 73-72 loss to Billings Skyview on Tuesday night, Billings Central coach Jim Stergar still had a wisecrack in him.
It was a mercurial week for Helena Capital. The Bruins went from deflation to elation to recharging their batteries.
The Richland Rangers 19U team is underway in its Shut Out Cancer campaign for the second year in a row.
The Sidney Gymnastics Club competed in the Starstruck qualifier in Mandan, N.D. Saturday, competing against teams from Miles City, Minot, N.D., Bismarck, N.D., Mandan, Dickinson, N.D. and Jamestown, N
Big changes are in store for the Eastern C. The District 2-C bulks up with the addition of Plentywood, and the Montana High School Association’s decision to keep Brockton and Circle within the Distric
Fusion girls clip RedHawks, 54-43
The Butte High boys’ swim team finished fourth, and the girls’ team placed seventh at the Missoula Invitational this past Saturday.
East Helena's Rob Tesch has been selected as the prep boys basketball Official of the Year for 2014-15 by the Montana National Federation of State High School Associations, as recently announc…
HELENA -- Nick Huber scored 13 points to lead a balanced offensive effort, and the Class A Dillon boys basketball team upset hosting Class AA Capital, 52-41, in Helena on Saturday night.
The Butte Central boys’ basketball team didn’t have its best shooting game, Saturday against Stevensville, so the Maroons turned to their defense to get the job done.
WHITEFISH — The Whitefish Wolverines poured on the offense in a 7-0 throttling of Butte on Saturday night in Western States Hockey League play at the Stumptown Ice Den.
UPDATE (1/24/15): Lame Deer's Evan Elkshoulder continued his assault on the 30-point club this week. After scoring 35 points on three consecutive nights last week, Elkshoulder went for 39 agai…
Helena's student section had some pointed advice for Missoula Hellgate's star forward Tres Tinkle on directions: Go home!
Lose and learn.
The Butte High girls played arguably their best quarter of the season to start Saturday's game against Billings Senior, leading 15-12 after the opening frame.
It was quite a day at the Rocky Mountain College pool for local swimmers, with the Helena High boys leading the way at the Billings Invitational on Saturday.
WHITEHALL – Things could not have started better for the Jefferson High boys’ basketball team in Friday night’s county showdown at Whitehall High.
Central AD Petersen honored by MIAAA
Jared Samuelson scored a game-high 19 points, and hosting Billings West used a pair of big quarters to run past the Butte High boys basketball team, 71-52, on Friday night.
In a game featuring 56 fouls, Columbia Falls went 16 for 25 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter, finishing 68 percent from the charity stripe as a team, to pull away from a scrappy Flathead
The Butte High Lady Bulldogs struggled on offense and with the Billings West pressure defense all night long, getting blown out on their home floor 55-16 in an Eastern AA contest Friday night …
MISSOULA -- There's just something about those Bruins.
Through three quarters, the Class A Butte Central and Class AA Helena High boys basketball teams were never separated by more than four points.
The Helena High girls built a big lead over a tough Class A Butte Central squad in The Jungle on Thursday, and then held on for a 57-51 win at the end -- thanks in part to the clutch free-thro…
The Eagles netted 32 points in the second half on the way to a 54-40 win at home against Wolf Point Tuesday night. A stout defensive core held the Wolves to just four points in the final period in the
A 16-7 first-quarter deficit for the visiting Sidney squad proved too much to recover from Tuesday as the Wolf Point Lady Wolves defeated the Eagles in non-conference action, 50-42.
By Michelle Lovato
WHITEHALL – Wins and losses essentially took a back seat for the five high school wrestling teams that gathered for the Whitehall Mixer, Tuesday night at Whitehall High School.
University of Montana senior forward Maggie Rickman is one of the team’s top players, helping the Lady Griz to an 11-5 overall record and a 4-1 mark in Big Sky Conference play.
Earning success both as an athletic team and in the classroom, Sidney’s boys’ cross country and volleyball team earned the MHSA and Army National Guard Academic All-Team award from the fall season.
Eagle wrestlers put away competition on the mat over the weekend as the Sidney team finished first with 217 points at the 57th Annual Cowboy Invitational.
The Butte Central Maroons rebounded from Thursday’s emotional double-overtime loss to Butte High to pick up a 53-45 Southwestern A Conference victory over Corvallis, Saturday afternoon at the …
The Butte High girls’ basketball team continued to show improvement on defense during its Class AA showdown against Helena High on Saturday.
DEER LODGE – The Jefferson High boys’ basketball team must have thought that it had Friday night’s game in the bag.