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Florence girls continue winning

  The Lady Falcons put up two wins over the weekend. Playing a balanced offense and smothering defense, Florence relied upon Chloe Arthur and Danielle Zahn to handle the ball and make the plays. The stifling Lady Falcon defense held Libby to only 17 points in three quarters while the Florence shooters went to town…

Mixed results for Class A girls teams

The girls basketball teams from the local Class A schools had mixed results but looked strong in their season openers. Hamilton and Stevensville each won their games on the first day but fell on Saturday. Corvallis lost a close game on Friday to a tough Frenchtown team but came back and rolled over Polson on…

Wrestling results

  Hamilton Invitational Team scores 1, Kalispell Flathead JV 174, 2, Hamilton 151, 3, Missoula Big Sky JV 107, Florence 93.5, Missoula Sentinel JV 81.5, 6, Columbia Falls JV 67, 7, Polson JV 55, Missoula Hellgate JV 25. Championship 103 – Brenden Barnes, Fla, pinned Austin Diaz, Ham, 1:04; 120 – Michael Golden, Ham, pinned…

Strong start for Florence girls

The Lady Falcons are still a relatively young team. There are only three seniors on the team. But these ladies have been playing varsity ball for three years and are very experienced. Chloe Arthur, Autumn Round and Alexis Taulbee are these seniors. Arthur runs the plays and can step out and hit from outside. Even…

DeGroot takes over as Falcon boys coach

It’s not as if Caleb DeGroot is not familiar with Florence Falcon basketball. The new coach of the Falcons played in the gym many times when he was a student at Missoula Loyola. The rivalry between the two schools can be intense at times but DeGroot doesn’t think about that now. These days he is…

Hasquet is new coach of Lady Yellowjackets

Those familiar with University of Montana men’s basketball will recognize the fellow in the huddle of the Lady Yellowjackets basketball team this year. Jordan Hasquet is the new coach for the Stevensville girls’ basketball team. From his earliest years, he was in the gym. His father, Pete, was the Missoula Sentinel girls’ basketball team and…

Florence finishes fourth

The Florence Lady Falcons went into the state tournaments with high hopes and with an undefeated season behind them. They remained undefeated after the first match against Joliet after dropping the first game of the match. Megan Kowalski remained a force at the net, making 14 kills and four blocks in the match. Florence def….

Florence is Western B champ

The Florence Lady Falcons will be making their seventh straight trip to the Class B state volleyball tournament this week. And, this will be their seventh straight time as the Western B champion. They will open their state tournament play against Joliet, the No. 3 seed from the South, at noon on Thursday in Bozeman…

Corvallis takes fourth, advances to state

The Corvallis Blue Devils will be making their sixth straight appearance at the All Class Volleyball tournament in Bozeman this weekend. The Blue Devils, who finished fourth in the Western A, will play Belgrade, the No. 1 seed from the Central A, at 4 on Thursday. Corvallis opened against Hamilton on Thursday and topped the…

Last second field goal ends Bronc hopes

The Hamilton Broncs and Belgrade Panthers played a tough, evenly matched game in Class A second round action in Belgrade on Saturday. Belgrade entered the game with only one loss, to Billings Central on September 2, while Hamilton went into the game with a record of 7-3. On the line for the two teams, a…