In the 1960s and ‘70s Great Falls was widely considered the football capital of Montana.
KALISPELL — Six-year NFL veteran Lex Hilliard is still recovering from a shoulder injury that cost him the 2013 season with the New York Jets, but he's not ready to walk away from the game he loves.
The boys are back at it for another season of Eagle football, and this year is looking up for the Sidney program. The Eagles graduated seven last season, but with an impressive turnout of player hopef
An overall team effort earned Sidney’s boys the state title last season – an achievement the Eagles program hasn’t done since 1994. After graduating Paul Brannan, Bobby Frank and Connor Frank, however
Jennifer DiFonzo preached a singular message to the girls at practice Monday afternoon, stressing the importance of teamwork and communication on the volleyball court. It’s a message the head coach be
ANACONDA – Anaconda and Hamilton shared in the glory that came out of the first high school golf tournament of the season.
Jared Samuelson didn’t want his college basketball future to overshadow his senior year of high school.
Matt Softich has coached about every age imaginable in the football spectrum.
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With scattered showers earlier and flashes of lightning throughout Friday’s Northwest Montana Fair PRCA Rodeo, scores were hard to come by as the Flathead County Fairgrounds arena was soggy for every
Though Jim Stanton is in his 13th season as the head football coach at Billings Central, his 22nd overall, the first day of practice still carries something new.
Today each team is winless. But they are also undefeated.
It’s crunch time for Jessy Davis.
The Ranger Lounge softball team won the men’s Class D state tournament held in Helena Aug. 9-10.
WHITEFISH — The Montana girls held off a strong effort from their Canadian neighbors to win the 21st annual Montana-Alberta Ryder Cup on Wednesday at Whitefish Lake Golf Club’s South Course.
Don Schillinger spent 29 years as the head football coach in Baker. He’s seen a lot of Montana football fields.
Missoula Hellgate hoops fans shouldn’t celebrate quite yet, but Tres Tinkle appears to be coming back to Montana for his senior year of high school.
Having to travel 600 miles to make a 2,800-mile flight, the Glacier 13-and-under All-Stars will easily be the best-traveled team at the Babe Ruth World Series which starts Saturday in Glen Allen, Va.
Anthony Contonio won 14 games for the 2013 Missoula Mavericks and then took his considerable pitching talents to Spokane Falls Community College last fall.
Sidney athletes and parents should note the following upcoming dates in preparation for the 2014 fall sports season.
Carla Berg, of Sidney, was recently inducted into the Montana State Women’s Golf Association Hall of Fame during a MSWGA’s special recognition banquet in Billings on July 25.
Fastpitch softball is coming to Williston High School this spring.
Fairview’s amateur baseball team competed in the state tournament held in Jamestown, N.D. over the weekend. The team went 2-1 in the tourney.
The following are results from the rodeo held July 31-Aug. 1 at the Richland County Fairgrounds.
Though there isn’t a headliner like Olivia Roberts or Jill Barta in this year’s junior or senior classes, Montana still boasts a strong group of girls basketball players that features four or …
LOWER SUSSEX, Del. – Every big game has a turning point and for this year’s Senior League Softball World Series, it was the fourth inning.
As the mile-long open-water swim entered its 11th year it met record participation in diverse age groups. This year we saw over 20 more participants willing to submerge themselves in Flathead Lake and
LOWER SUSSEX, Del. – The Zootown All-Stars Senior League softball team scored three runs in the third and two in the fourth to top USA East (Pennsylvania), 5-1, in the World Series semifinals …
When he finished his last match at the state wrestling tournament in February, Polson wrestler and then-junior Cody Hedeen expected his wrestling season to end. But the news he received following the
Quick trivia question: Who is the only person to coach state championship girls teams in two different sports at Helena High?
RONAN – Riding rough stock in rodeo is a dangerous game; even the toughest cowboys take career-ending falls yearly from the backs of bucking bulls and broncs.
A handful of local softball all-stars are in Delaware for Missoula’s first trip to the senior Little League World Series, but the rest of the state’s prep standouts will go head to head in Bel…
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. – The Zootown All-stars wasted little time in getting on the board during Wednesday’s 9-2 softball win over USA Southeast of Ft. Myers, Florida. The USA West champs scored …
POLSON -- Mike Ludwig took his Laurel football team to Polson for a Class A quarterfinal playoff game in 2012.
BIGFORK — If Polson has Montana’s best view from a football field, Bigfork might have the second best from its position on the opposite side of Flathead Lake.
Bull rider Peyton Fitzpatrick recalls his worst injury. It happened about a year ago in Polson.
When he was a first-grader hanging around Missoula, Jack Tawney’s older brother had a friend named Ken Staninger, and those two combined to make life tough on the youngster.
Friday night’s Tough Enough to Wear Pink night at the Richland County Fairgrounds was a monumental event with around 1,500 spectators in attendance to support the annual event. Sponsors of the rodeo r
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. – The Zootown All-Star softball team met much better conditions on Monday night, after falling in the Senior League Softball World Series opener on Sunday. The USA West cha…
SUSSEX COUNTY, Del. – The Zootown All-stars faced several challenges on Sunday. The USA West champions arrived in Delaware at 2:30 a.m. and took the field following a three-hour rain delay. Zo…
More than a half century. That’s how long Little League ball has existed in Missoula. During that time, a Missoula team has never advanced to play in a World Series, until now.
The spring and summer AAU circuit can eventually start to wear on athletes.
Last year, the Shodair Soccer Classic treated fans to a pair of shootouts, both won by the East.
LAUREL — Playing in the shadow of big-time Class AA quarterbacks like Dallas Cook and Will Weyer, Columbia Falls’ Jared Trinastich proved himself a great signal-caller, too.
POLSON – The visiting Bitterroot Red Sox swept the Mission Valley Mariners 2-0 during Thursday night’s doubleheader in Polson for in conference action. The Red Sox earned the initial 4-2 victory befor
RONAN – His doctors say Kendall ‘Shae’ Schiele is in remission, but he knows he is miraculously healed.
HELENA — Dalton Daum and Nate LeProwse hit RBI-doubles as part of a seven-run fifth inning, carrying the Butte Miners to a 9-3 win over the Helena Senators in the fifth-place game of the Keith…
HELENA — The Butte Miners continued their run toward the championship game of the Keith Sell Invitational Tournament, Sunday with an 8-0, five-inning win over the Eastside (Washington) Crosscu…
DEER LODGE — All the Deer Lodge Wranglers wanted was a shot at winning the title in their own Mike Walsh Memorial Wood Bat Tournament.