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Dragon Brigade does well in competition

The Bitterroot Dragon Brigade finished its 14th year with an unbelievable success at the Cutting Edge Karate Championships in Spokane, Washington. This was a very large tournament, with14 schools from four different states in attendance. 285 competitors battled it out to win 32 championship swords. Dragon Brigade team members took home 16 of those swords,…

Congratulations, Class of 2015!

It’s graduation time in the Bitterroot with the seniors moving on to ‘adulthood’. This is a grand time for most but there are a few tears shed along the way. These students have made an amazing journey these last 13 years. When they began, they didn’t know even how to navigate from the classroom to…

First Tee Junior Golf Program

The First Tee of Montana, Hamilton Chapter will again be offered at the Hamilton Golf Course this summer. The program is for boys and girls, ages 6-18. There will be four two-week long sessions in June, July and August. An informational meeting will be held Wednesday, June 3 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hamilton Golf…

Darby’s Ehmann wins three at state

Darby’s Keely Ehmann finished her high school track career in style at the State Class C meet in Laurel. The Carol College bound senior claimed the championships in the 100, 200, and 400 and led the Darby girls to a third place finish behind West Yellowstone and Seeley-Swan. Ehmann clocked a time of 12.82 in…

Pekoc wins tennis championship

DJ Pekoc has done what few other high school athletes have done, been on the podium at every state championship of his high school career. His freshman and sophomore years, he paired up with Bridger Walczynski and the duo won the championship those two year. Last year, he was set to win his first singles…

Softball Wrap-up

Hamilton ran up against a tough Polson team on Saturday morning at the Class A state softball tournament and saw their hopes dashed for a trophy. Polson was down by five runs in the sixth inning but came back to win, 8-7. Sky Lopez began as the Bronc pitcher but she was relieved by Hailey…

Corvallis sweeps Class A track

The last time a team other than the Corvallis girls stood atop the podium at the state Class A track meet with a first place trophy was 2010. The Blue Devils kept that streak going this year, claiming one more first place trophy as they outdistanced second place Columbia Falls by 34 points. Hamilton finished…

Corvallis wins Southwest A track title

The juggernaut that is Corvallis track showed their muscle at the Southwest A Divisional meet in Corvallis over the weekend. The Blue Devil boys’ team scored 154.66 points compared to second place Hamilton’s 119 points. Stevensville tied for third with Dillon with 88 points. The weather was tough and created some problems with the downpours…

Hamilton softball team advances

The Lady Broncs will be the No. 1 seed from the Southwest A conference even though they didn’t play a championship game. The championship game wasn’t held because of the rain and weather. Hamilton had defeated Butte Central in the undefeated game on Friday and by virtue of that, was named the champion. Butte Central…

Blue Devils are tennis champs

The Corvallis Blue Devils won both the boys and girls divisional championship over the weekend. DJ Pekoc will make his fourth trip to state and has hopes of bringing home the singles championship. He was second last year. He defeated Alex Raymond of Hamilton, 6-1, 6-1. Jesse Knapp will also move on for Corvallis. In…