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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…

Locals selected for East-West Shrine Game

The 71st annual East-West Shriner Game will be held in Billings at Rocky Mountain College on July 15, 2017. The game features seniors from across the state and serves as a fundraiser for the Shriners. This year, Tony Arntson of Helena will coach the West, and Chris Murdock of Billings Senior will coach the East….

Omlid fires buzzer beater for win

With the Hamilton Broncs trailing by two points and 14 seconds remaining in their game against the Polson Pirates, Hamilton called a time out to set the play. The inbound pass went to Hamilton’s Carter Kearns who spun past one defender and then found his way blocked by another. He dished out to sophomore sensation…

Glyn Brawley Wrestling Classic held

It’s really the Christmas season when Corvallis hosts the Glyn Brawley Classic wrestling tournament. The event is usually the last weekend before Christmas and serves as one last meet before the holiday break. There were nine teams competing this year and Ronan came away as the team champion. Coached by former Florence coach and Darby…

Corvallis holds off late charging Hamilton

The Blue Devils and Lady Broncs met up on Friday in Hamilton. Although Corvallis jumped out to an early lead but the young Hamilton team never gave up. Powered by Corinne Sanderson’s’ two treys in the first quarter, the Blue Devils took an early lead but had to keep pushing to earn the 57-56 win….

Strong showing at basketball openers

The basketball season got off to a running start at the Adams Center at the University of Montana where the Western A Tip Off tournament was held. Class A teams from Western Montana had a chance to see what each team has to offer in the conference. Although there weren’t many surprises, a few local…

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…