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Darby boys win two

The Darby Tigers picked up two wins over the weekend. They defeated Lincoln on Friday and then beat Victor on Saturday. Zach McCrossin and Dylan Parks combined for 41 points against Lincoln. The Lynx rallied in the final frame but could not overcome the deficit. Darby 62, Lincoln 53 Darby – Zach McCrossin 23, Zach…

Hamilton finishes 5th at Class A Duals

This year, the Class A Duals in Belgrade were truly a preview of what wrestlers could be at the state tournament in Billings in two weeks. Every Class A school attended. Each team competed four times on Friday in pool action. The top two teams in each pool then advanced to the championship round. Hamilton…

Hamilton bests Stevi, bested by Dillon

It was a tale of two different halves in the game between Stevensville and Hamilton. The Yellowjackets won the first half, but the Broncs came back in the second and went on to win, 69-57. Stevensville only had six varsity players dressed out, although some junior varsity players moved up for the game. But the…

Tough weekend for girls basketball

This was a tough weekend for the valley’s girls basketball teams with only Victor coming away with a win. Victor topped Hamilton took on the tough Dillon team and although they played a close game, the Lady Broncs couldn’t pull past Dillon. Florence sustained their second loss of the week and the season when Bigfork…

Wrestling Wrap-up

The Jug Beck Wrestling tournament held at Missoula Sentinel is one of the largest and most prestigious wrestling tournaments in the Northwest. Teams from eastern Washington, northern Idaho and Montana compete to be the best of the best. Kalispell won the team championship. Hamilton’s Justin Hinson won the championship at 205 pounds. He defeated Seth…

Lady Falcons escape Lady Wardens

The game between Deer Lodge and Florence began slowly with only 10 points scored collectively in the first quarter. But Florence held off the late charging Lady Wardens to win, 51-47, in District 6B action. “We’ve been in this situation before,” said Florence coach Duane Zeiler. “We know what it takes to finish.” Although Florence…

Hamilton pushes through another win

The Hamilton Broncs continued to put marks in the win column as they improved to 8-0 over the weekend with wins over Frenchtown and Whitefish. The Broncs topped Frenchtown, 55-49, and they defeated Whitefish, 80-70. Frenchtown, the top team in the Northwest A, came to town on Thursday and they were ready to play. Frenchtown…

Wrestling Wrap Up

The valley’s wrestling teams were all at the Western Montana Duals in Ronan over the weekend where they matched up against teams from across Western Montana. Frenchtown came out on top, followed by Ronan, Columbia Falls, Corvallis, Flathead JV, Hamilton, Glacier and Polson. Third place overall Columbia Falls (CFS) 37, Corvallis (COR) 24 103 –…

Florence keeps streak going

Florence continued their unbeaten streak with a 64-20 win over St. Ignatius on Thursday night. The Lady Falcons jumped out early and never let up as they cruised to the win. They scored 22 points in the first quarter alone. Autumn Round led the Lady Falcons with 13 points. Rilee Mangun had 13 points and…

Hamilton boys win another nail biter

Three pointers were the norm at the MAC in Butte at the Butte Central/Hamilton game. Hamilton finished with 13 long-range bombs including three critical buckets in the last two minutes of the game. Those baskets powered the Broncs to another last second. Final score: Hamilton 57, Butte Central 55. Butte Central had a one-point lead…