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Tennis recap

Valley Christian 3, Darby 0 Singles: Trey Christiaens, V, def. Kyle Wall, 6-1, 6-0; Josh Streit, V, def. Bridger Ernsberger, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3; Will Hartzell, V, def. Ernsberger, 8-0. Valley Christian 3, Darby 0 Singles: Trey Christiaens, V, def. Kyle Wall, 6-1, 6-0; Josh Streit, V, def. Bridger Ernsberger, 4-6, 6-3, 10-3; Will Hartzell, V,…

New look at Whitetail Golf Course

The Whitetail Golf course has been in operation for 70 plus years, nestled next to the Bitterroot River and surrounded by the Lee Metcalf Wildlife Refuge. (In answering the question, which came first the refuge or the golf course, it was the golf course that came before the refuge.) The quaint nine-hole course is surrounded…

Sports Talk – How time flies when you’re having fun

A few days ago I was hit with an urge to do some spring-cleaning. I waited but the urge didn’t leave so I started cleaning out some drawers. As I was going through old newspapers, I found the first article I had written for the Bitterroot Star. It was a story on the ‘new’ Victor…

Valley’s top athletes compete in All Valley Classic

The 25th annual All Valley Classic was held on March 14th, 2017. The event honored the top high school athletes in the valley. Zach McCrossin of Darby and Reilly Rostad of Hamilton were selected as players of the year. Corvallis’ Cayden Ayers and Corinne Sanderson were selected as soccer players of the year. Volleyball player…

Ref Rummel retires

This past November, at the All-Class state volleyball tournament in Bozeman, a record was quietly set. It wasn’t by a team or a coach. Instead it was the man in the white polo with a whistle in his mouth. When Bill Rummel took to the court, it was his 33rd straight appearance as an official…

Highland Games to be held in Stevensville

The Bitterroot Valley Highland Games will be held this Saturday, March 25, at 9 a.m. at Lewis & Clark Park in Stevensville. This event involves Celtic games and is sanctioned by the Scottish American Athletic Association, a national organization that provides rules, regulations, standards and implements for hosting Scottish Highland Games. Garrett Middleton is the…

Broncs bow out

The Hamilton Broncs’ basketball season came to an end on Friday when they lost out to Polson at the Class A state tournament. Hamilton entered the tournament as the No. 4 seed from the Western A Divisional. The other six teams there were Dillon, Butte Central, Billings Central, Hardin, Laurel and Belgrade. Dillon defeated Billings…

Florence falters against Red Lodge

The Florence Lady Falcons had to play some of the top teams in Class B at the state tournament in Billings over the weekend. They ended up winning one game, against Colstrip, and losing to Fairfield, the eventual state champion, and Red Lodge. Florence, the No. 2 team from the West, opened up against Fairfield,…

Lady Blue Devils finish fourth with loss to Butte Central

The dream didn’t quite end the way they wanted but the Corvallis Blue Devils certainly had their chance at playing Cinderella at the Class A state tournament in Butte over the weekend. Although they lost out in their final game, the consolation game against Butte Central, they made history again by playing Saturday night for…

History makin’ Lady Blues!

The Blue Devils are still smiling, even after finishing second at the Western A Divisional in Hamilton on Saturday night. The Columbia Falls WildKats may have taken the top spot, but these girls from Corvallis are the first in the school’s history to advance to the state girls basketball tournament. Now, they will take on…