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Girls basketball off and running

The girls’ basketball season began this weekend. Class C schools were at Frenchtown while Hamilton and Stevensville hosted teams and Corvallis went to Columbia Falls. Hamilton, the defending Class A state champion, was the only team to notch a win. Kloie Nye was the sixth man last year and will be the leader this year….

Tip Off Tournament schedule

The Class A schools will have a chance to look each over at the Tip Off Tournament that is held at the University of Montana. Class A and B teams from throughout Western Montana will play at the Adams Field House and the Auxiliary Gym. Here is the schedule for the weekend. Boys Friday, Dec….

Polson Invitational wrestling results

The wrestling season opened in Polson with all of the valley teams competing at the invitational. Although Sentinel ran away with the championship, Hamilton had a good showing, placing fifth behind Sentinel, Polson, Columbia Falls, and Eureka. Corvallis, under new coach Matt Davis, was eighth. Florence and Stevensville tied with 44 points each in the…

Lifespan Medical donates $1000 to SHS activities

Stevensville High School recently received a check for $1000 from the Lifespan Medical Group. The donation was the result of the sports physical campaign completed on July 22nd at the clinic. The entire clinic was shut down from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m., and the examinations were conducted by Dr. Crews, Dr. Charbonneau, and Dr. Haugo…

Haldorson advances to next level in NFL’s Punt, Pass & Kick competition

When it comes to football, Corvallis freshman Calla Haldorson is one tough cookie. She grew up playing the sport with her older brothers, Keiver and Wyatt, and learned the basics of throwing, kicking and punting. Wyatt, a senior, is an all-state player from Corvallis who not only runs the ball but is a punter as…

Bradshaw and Sims: from the Bitterroot to the Griz, Lady Griz

Throughout the years, the Bitterroot Valley has seen its fair share of good players on the hardwood. A few have moved on to play at the college level but not many have been able to play at the University of Montana. This year, there are four players – graduates of Stevensville, Corvallis, Hamilton and Florence…

Corvallis battles back, finishes second at state

Last week at the Western A Divisional, Corvallis handed Columbia Falls a tough loss in three games and took the championship after defeating Butte Central. The road to the championship at the state Class A tournament in Bozeman for Corvallis was through Columbia Falls again this week. After defeating Hardin in three games in their…

Florence finishes fourth

The Florence volleyball team only lost two matches all year, both to Colstrip. The Lady Falcons opened against Colstrip on Thursday at the Class B state tournament in Bozeman. Colstrip came into the tournament as the No. 3 seed from the south. Huntley Project and Red Lodge were seeded No. 1 and No. 2 from…

Corvallis reaches goal, wins divisional

At the beginning of the year, the Corvallis Blue Devils set a goal. They not only wanted to return to the state tournament but they wanted to go back to Bozeman as the Western A Divisional champions. Both coach Kasey Arceniega and player Taia Tully agree though, that although they aren’t the tallest team, nor…

Florence wins divisional

The Florence Lady Falcons continued to win at the Western B Divisional tournament in Libby. The team has not lost a match this year. They will play Colstrip at 2pm on Thursday at the state tournament in Bozeman. Colstrip is the No. 3 seed from the east. Other teams participating are Huntley Project, Choteau, Thompson…