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Corvallis falls to conference leader

By Jean Schurman   The Corvallis Blue Devils played host to the Butte Central Maroons on Friday night. Butte Central is the 2016 state champion and although they have have many players back from last year’s title team, they have experienced their share of injuries this season. Butte Central started strongly but Corvallis came back…

On to the Metra for wrestlers

By Jean Schurman   The All Class state-wrestling tournament will be held this weekend in Billings. State champions will be crowned in AA, A, and B/C ranks. The top five wrestlers in each weight bracket will advance in Class A. The top four in each weight will advance in Class B. The Western A Divisional…

Lady Pirates coming together

By Jean Schurman   The Lady Pirates of Victor are beginning to gel just at the right time according to third-year coach Brooke Zeiler. The team gained two players from Stevensville, Payton Tillotson and Ashlynn Harrington. Those two players, both seniors, have only been eligible to play varsity since the semester break. Tillotson, who played…

Corvallis wins ‘Battle of the Root’

The Corvallis Blue Devils brought home the coveted Battle of the Root title and trophy after an afternoon of wrestling at the Hamilton Middle School. The event is in its third year and features only local teams vying for the title of the best of the valley. The trophy, a root burl that has been…

Corvallis girls on a roll

The Corvallis Blue Devils are on a roll. After losing to Butte Central two weeks ago, they have defeated Dillon who was in second place in the Southwest A, and two tough Class B schools, Florence and Anaconda. With a balanced attack that can move the ball quickly, the Blue Devils also have a balanced…

Florence adapting to new dynamic

With only three weeks until tournament, the Florence Falcons have to adjust to a new line up, one without spark plug Marcus Zeiler. The speedy junior suffered a season-ending injury two weeks ago. But the good news is, just as Zeiler went out, Tyce Pederson came back. Pederson is also pretty speedy, and was out…

Hockey time!

Victor senior Ali Elliott has played on the Missoula Lady Bruins hockey team for the past few years. She and her team finished first at the Northern Rockies Classic in the U19 division on Sunday. It was the first championship for the team since 2012. Elliott scored the first goal in the team’s 3-1 win…

Girls’ teams improving

The local basketball teams are gearing up for the final stretch of the regular season. Stevensville took on the defending state champion Butte Central Maroons. While they lost the game, the Lady Yellowjackets showed vast improvement and will be in the mix come tournament time. Corvallis handed league-leading Dillon their first conference loss. Upstart Troy…

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…