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Football season winding down

Stevensville’s James Fry (4) heads out with the football as Bryce Torrey (15) makes a block. Jean Schurman photo. The Stevensville Yellowjackets celebrated their four seniors on Friday night but unfortunately; they had to play one of the top teams in the state, Dillon. John Diepstraten had the lone touchdown for Stevensville, a 15-yard race…

Corvallis wins divisional

The Corvallis boys and the Corvallis girls both won team titles at the Western A Divisional in Polson over the weekend but the top spot in both went to a Hamilton racer. Hamilton’s Cameron Meikle had a time of 15:18.85 to take the boys title. That was about 24 seconds faster than Corvallis’ Ronald Venema’s…

Volleyball wrap-up

Victor’s Ali Elliot sets the ball, as Krissy Kuettel gets ready to make a hit. Jean Schurman photo. The Corvallis Blue Devils won the Blocktober Classic at Butte Central on Saturday. This tournament gives Class A schools a chance to play teams they may not normally play until the state tournament in November in Bozeman….

Rodeo wrap up

Queens of the Court

They were expected to be tough this year, after all they only lost two seniors last year after a third place finish at the state tournament. And so far, the Lady Falcons of Florence are living up to those expectations. They are a smooth running team that knows their roles on the floor and doesn’t…

Hamilton girls, Corvallis boys to host first round playoffs

The playoff season has arrived in soccer and there will be two first-round games here in the Bitterroot. The Hamilton girls’ soccer team will host Belgrade at 2:30 pm on Saturday, October 17; and the Corvallis boys’, the defending state champions, will take on Livingston in Corvallis. That game is at 11am on Saturday. Corvallis…

Victor secures playoff berth

The Victor Pirates held off Seeley-Swan, 22-18, to claim a playoff berth for the Western C conference. Arlee, Flint Creek, and Charlo have already secured their spots. Victor scored first when Riley DellaSilva caught a 15-yard pass from Steven Scheffer. Jesse Pearson made the two-point conversion good. It was Pearson who caught the next scoring…

Hamilton boys golfers finish second at state

The Hamilton boys golf team finished 12 strokes behind Billings Central to take the second place trophy in Sidney last weekend. Central finished with 650 while Hamilton had 662. Max Toenjes was consistent in his play; finishing with a 78 on Friday and 76 on Saturday. He was five strokes behind Billings Central’s Liam Clancy…

Hamilton Broncs find their groove

For a while, it looked as if the Stevensville Yellowjackets had finally figured out their offense and who to go to for a score. But then Hamilton figured out their defense and put a stop to the ‘Jackets. Although Stevensville scored twice in the first quarter, that was all they could muster. Hamilton found their…

Corvallis continues winning ways

The Corvallis boys’ soccer team continued their success on the pitch with wins over Hamilton and Stevensville. The Blue Devils topped Hamilton, 5-0, and then topped Stevensville, 8-0. They are at the top of the South conference with a record of 10-1. Avery Walden put the Blue Devils on the board at 23 minutes in…