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Darrell Holland looks to the future

He is the fellow that is always smiling, even as he is rapidly moving to put out a fire or handle a problem at a basketball tournament or soccer game. He is the person who has made sure the towels have been washed and basketballs are ready to go for warmups. He is the guy…

Corvallis finishes behind AA schools

The MCPS Invitational was held on Saturday at Dornblaser Field in Missoula.  There were 13 teams competing in the cold and windy event. Corvallis came in forth in the boys and fifth in the girls team scoring but aside from the girls’ 1600 relay, didn’t win an event. Hamilton was eighth in the boys and…

Tough enough!

The 9th Annual Sort Pink for Tough Enough to Wear Pink of Montana was held over the weekend at the Sapphire Event Center. Contestants from throughout Montana came to chase cows and raise money for a good cause. Funds raised from the event are used to provide funding for great cancer awareness, education, screening, support,…

Father/son body builders square off

It doesn’t happen very often in the sporting world that a father and son will go head to head in competition but that will be the case this week in Missoula at the Big Sky NPC (National Physique Committee) bodybuilding championships when Caleb Edens will compete against his dad, Jess. The event will be held…

Powerhouse Hamilton wins two

The Hamilton softball team flexed their muscles this weekend with wins over valley rival Corvallis and then in Butte at Butte Central on Saturday. Hamilton’s pitcher, Sky Lopez, picked up her first no hitter over the Maroons on Saturday. She only allowed four hits against Corvallis. Hamilton topped Corvallis at home on Thursday, 14-3. The…

Weather cuts short Frenchtown Invite

There were 17 teams at the Frenchtown Invitational on Saturday. The weather was good in the morning but as the day went on, the clouds and the rain came, and eventually stopped the competition. The Dillon boys and the Dillon girls brought home the team titles and served notice on Corvallis that they would be…

Track season off and running

If it’s raining, snowing, and the sun is shining all in the matter of a few minutes, it must be track season in Montana. The season began on Thursday with the Jim Johnson Track Meet in Frenchtown where the smaller schools participated. On Saturday, the Gene Hughes Track Meet was held at Corvallis with 14…

Florence holds first ever golf tourney

The fledgling Florence golf team held their first golf tournament ever on Friday at the Hamilton Golf Course. Ten boys teams from Western Montana took part in the B/C event. There were three teams in the girls team scoring. (The golf season for Class B and Class C is in the spring while the AA…

Softball snapshot

Hamilton defeated Dillon, 16-5, in their opening game of the softball season on Thursday. Sky Lopez had nine strikeouts in the game for Hamilton. Rachel Richardson went 1-for-2 with a home and RBIs. Mallory McGill went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs. Caitlin Dillon was 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Hayley Hudgins, Lopez and Kelsie…

Tennis recap

Valley Christian 3, Darby 0 Singles: Trey Christiaens, V, def. Kyle Wall, 6-1, 6-0; Josh Streit, V, def. Bridger Ernsberger, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3; Will Hartzell, V, def. Ernsberger, 8-0. Valley Christian 3, Darby 0 Singles: Trey Christiaens, V, def. Kyle Wall, 6-1, 6-0; Josh Streit, V, def. Bridger Ernsberger, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3; Will Hartzell, V,…