Plagued by a slow first quarter, the Flathead Braves never caught the upstart Missoula Sentinel Spartans, who downed Flathead 28-14 at Legends Stadium on Friday night.
When Helena High distance runner Aidan Reed was a freshman, he started following the running achievements of Zach Perrin (Flathead), Adam Peterman (Missoula Hellgate) and Troy Fraley (Glacier).
After a one-year absence, the State Cross Country Meet has returned to Helena.
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WORDEN – Guy Croy is a coach who keeps his promise.
In a football game that was similar to a boxing match in which both teams slugged it out, Great Falls Russell saved its knockout punch for the end in a 42-31 victory over Billings West in Clas…
A glance at the stat sheet might make Friday's contest at Vigilante Stadium look like a Capital win.
At Noxon, the District 10-C second-place Red Devils swept the third-place Scarlets, 25-20, 25-17, 25-15.
Diminutive freshman Charlie Klepps is listed at 5-foot-3 on the roster, but Billing Senior soccer coach Zach Robbins knows better.
Running defines Tyus Mendoza.
CASPER — Hunter Davila will run Saturday’s 4A state cross country meet in Sheridan with bare wrists.
Bozeman may have come out with the W on Friday, but Mother Nature defeated both teams at Missoula County Stadium.
Culbertson defeated Froid-Lake Thursday night in five with the scores 25-17, 25-22, 23-25, 16-25, 16-14.
There will likely be no shortage of repeat winners when the last racer crosses the finish line Saturday at Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena. A handful of defending state cross country champi…
At Rollin Field, Tommy Tirrell hauled in two long scoring passes from Kellen Round to lead Loyola Sacred Heart past Deer Lodge and to the District 6-B crown.
DRUMMOND - The Titans are back on top.
KALISPELL -- Missoula Sentinel withstood Kalispell Flathead's comeback effort Friday to put away the Braves 28-14 in Class AA football.
At Superior, the Wallace, Idaho Miners beat the host Bobcats 52-30 in a rainy non-league 8-man game.
At Stevensville, the Copperheads used Flack to take down the Yellowjackets in a Southwestern A matchup.
At Kalispell, Jenna Starkey slammed down a match-high 19 kills to lead Helena High to the 27-25, 21-25, 25-23, 17-25, 15-12 win over the Bravettes in a Western AA matchup.
KALISPELL -- Kalispell Glacier made quick work of Helena Capital in a battle of the top two Western AA teams on Friday, with the conference undefeated Wolfpack sweeping, 25-18, 26-24, 25-19.
At St. Ignatius, Shey Hannum's 11 kills, three blocks and four aces led Thompson Falls to a nonconference sweep.
At Pablo, the Tigers worked fast to sweep their District 10-C rival Eagles, 25-10, 25-15, 25-23.
Western C 8-man football teams Arlee and Flint Creek face off this Friday with the league title on the line and the top spot from the conference to the state playoffs.
After a sloppy first half that saw five combined turnovers, it was Missoula Big Sky who cleaned things up for the second half, relying on their running attack and outscoring the host Butte Hig…
Capsule previews of Saturday's boys and girls State A soccer semifinal matches.
Connor Gaughan felt the football ricochet off his shin.
BILLINGS -- Connor Gaughan felt the football ricochet off his shin.
Billings Senior has played in Pack The Place In Pink nights before, but never at Billings Skyview, where it’s done up on a grand scale.
The usual schism of a crosstown volleyball match was in a lighter – albeit present – hue on Thursday at the Sentinel gym.
BUTTE – Big Sky running back Cory Diaz can do more than just pound it between the tackles.
For only the second time in coach Carl Straub’s 10 years as Helena High’s soccer coach, the Bengals are not going to the state tournament.
CORVALLIS - The Corvallis Blue Devils boys’ soccer team has an overall record of 12-1-0 going into the state semifinal game against Bigfork this weekend.
The Glasgow Scotties, ranked third in Class B, nearly posted a shutout in District 2B football games this season.
The boys and girls teams from Billings West punched tickets to the State AA soccer tournament with victories on Thursday, and they did it in similar ways.
At Superior, Marissa Koke's 14 kills and four blocks led the host Bobcats past St. Regis in a District 10-C battle.
At Alberton, Claire Fickler had nine kills, five blocks and 16 digs to lead the Trojans to the 25-23, 21-25, 25-23, 25-21 District 9-C win over the Panthers.
ST. IGNATIUS — Ronan evened its District 6-B record with St. Ignatius with a win over the Bulldogs in the team's rivalry duel on Thursday. The Maidens made quick work, winning in three sets, 2…
Cheyenne Jones floored 25 kils and added six blocks in leading the Eagles to the home sweep, 25-10, 26-24, 25-20.
The R&L Fusion topped Savage girls Tuesday in three straight with the scores 25-20, 25-15, 25-18.
Following two consecutive road losses, the Butte High Bulldogs hope that a return to the friendly confines of Naranche Stadium will get them back to their winning ways on Thursday night when t…
A league title a dozen years in the making started not with a junior quarterback who has 19 touchdown passes to his credit, or a receiver who leads the Northwestern A in TD catches.
The late Butte sports historian Pat Kearney will be honored at two games this week.
Riley Rogers grew up throwing a ball around on Arlee’s football field. Well, maybe near Arlee’s football field is more accurate.
Sidney’s fifth- and sixth-grade tackle football team traveled to Forsyth this Saturday and Sunday to compete in the 2014 State AAU Tournament.
Charlo 3, Arlee 0
CLASS A XC - NWA Polson
Loyola Sacred Heart won its 11th straight volleyball match Tuesday as the Breakers continue to heat up with postseason tournaments right around the corner.
The Butte High Bulldogs responded after dropping the opening set against Dillon Tuesday night by rattling off the next three, and snapping a three game losing streak with a 20-25, 25-17, 25-16…
If you’re not first, you’re last...and while that phrase may not completely pertain to Sidney’s conference standing, if the Eagles lose Friday night, they might as well be last in the Eastern A.
Last week, Sidney senior Gresh Jones verbally committed to the University of Minnesota wrestling program – a program ranked first in the nation. It’s been Jones’ dream to wrestle in Minnesota, and his
Many area athletes are hitting their postseason strides as soccer players and cross country runners moved beyond their slate of regular-season events this past week. A few of them also joined …
After a grueling 10-hour day of volleyball, Fergus defeated Corvallis in the finals of the Butte Central Blocktober Classic, 25-18, 27-25, to cap off a 6-0 day.
DILLON – Hamilton High School senior Cameron Meikle spent the first two miles of his Southwestern A divisional cross country race stalking the opposition.
The Missoula Big Sky Eagles found their elusive first conference win on Saturday, beating visiting Helena High, 28-26, 18-25, 25-19, 25-22, in Western AA volleyball action.
WHITEFISH – The Bulldogs’ Casey Ling saved his team from an upset at the hands of the Hamilton Broncs in the first round of the State A soccer playoffs on Saturday, helping Whitefish win, 4-3.
VICTOR – Arlee continued its winning ways in Western 8-man, beating Victor 48-12 on Saturday.
DILLON – The Blue Devils went down to Dillon, looking for a sweep at the Southwestern A cross country divisional on Saturday. They got it.
Hot Springs 58, Lone Peak 8
HAMILTON – State scoring leader Haley Nicholson was forced to watch from the bench as the Hamilton Broncs scored a game-tying goal against her Whitefish Bulldogs on Saturday in the first round…
The Sidney Eagles welcomed a home field match-up against the Hardin Bulldogs Friday night, coming away with a 40-14 victory in Eastern A conference action.
The Jefferson High School football team has made it a habit of making just enough big plays to prevail.
FRENCHTOWN – The Whitefish Bulldogs are back on top after more than a decade.
KALISPELL – Josh McCracken and Easton Johnson each ran for 100 yards and combined on three touchdowns Friday, helping Kalispell Flathead hold off Missoula Hellgate 30-17 in a Class AA football game.
KALISPELL – A strong start by Missoula Sentinel gave way to a great finish by No. 3 Kalispell Glacier, which topped the Spartans in four sets Friday in Western AA volleyball action.
The Helena High Bengals haven't seen a team on the football field all season they couldn't beat.
Baker/Plevna 14, Shepherd 7
KALISPELL – The Helena High girls’ soccer team earned Western AA bragging rights Friday with a 2-1 victory over Kalispell Flathead.
RONAN – Makena and Bryn Morley crossed the finish line hand-in-hand to lead the Bigfork girls to the team title Friday at the District 6-B, 7-B cross country meet at Mission Mountain Golf Course.
Polson 3, Libby 0
ARLEE – The high-scoring shootout didn’t materialize in the spirited contest as host Warriors remained undefeated and gained some separation in the standings over visiting cross-valley rival Charlo in
One thing that stands out about Missoula Big Sky’s football team is Michael Banna is a load: 222 pounds of straight-ahead, push-the-issue power.
A matchup between two one-loss teams in Class B takes our Game of the Week spot, with Whitehall looking to rebound after suffering their first loss last week, 24-14 at the hands of Manhattan t…
Charlo High School supporters celebrated homecoming recently.
The deciding factor in the upcoming conference ball game is going to come down to the fundamentals, executing plays and taking care of the ball.
Sidney traveled to compete against Billings Central and Laurel Saturday where the Lady Eagles came away 1-1 on the day in Eastern A conference action.
The Lady Eagles earned their first win of the season Thursday as Sidney hosted Miles City in an Eastern A contest. Sidney outlasted its visitors in four with the scores 26-24, 25-20, 25-16, 25-17.