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MCA announces local winner

News from Montana Coaches Association MONTANA — The Montana Coaches Association announce Jim Peterson of Charlo was selected,  as C class  “Assistant Coach of the Year” for the 2022-2023 school year. Peterson is an assistant coach for football, wrestling, basketball and track and field. He has been coaching for 44 years. He will be honored at the 2023 MCA Awards Ceremony, at 11:30 a.m. on July 27 at CMR High in Great Falls.

Locals named Montana Coaches of the Year for 2023

News from the Montana Coaches Association MONTANA — Polson tennis coach Bob Hislop won Coach of the Year for both boys’ and girls’ tennis. Polson basketball coach Brad Fisher won Coach of the Year for basketball.

Polson, Ronan softball players make All-State, All-Conference teams

LAKE COUNTY — Local softball players who made the 2023 Montana High School Association (MHSA) Class A Northwest Softball All-State, All-Conference, All-Conference second team, and honorable mentions have been announced: Polson juniors Mckenna Hanson and Carli Maley have both made the All-State first...

Local high school tennis players compete well at state tournament

Girls Singles Round 1:  Clara Todd (Polson) def. Kinzee Brimmer (Custer County) 6-0, 6-0 Consolation Round 1: Piper Hoxie (Polson) def. Amber Stevenson (East Helena) 6-2, 6-3 Quarterfinals:  Clara Todd (Polson) def. Debra Don’t Mix (Hardin) 6-0, 6-1 Girls Doubles Round 1: &...

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State Wrestling BILLINGS — The Ronan Maidens are the Class A-C state champions with every team member scoring points to contribute to the 119 point total that took home the title. For the girls tournament, class AA-C all competed against one another and the class A Maidens were able to punch up ef...

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Western Divisionals Wrestling Class A POLSON — Polson hosted the Western Class A Boys and Girls Divisional Wrestling tournaments Feb. 3 and 4 with teams from Ronan and Polson competing. In the girls tournament the Ronan Maidens took first place with five first place finishes. Saellah N...

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Mission Mountain Classic Wrestling Tournament Mission/Charlo, Arlee, Ronan ST. IGNATIUS — The annual Mission Mountain Classic wrestling tournament was hosted in St. Ignatius on Jan. 28. Local teams from Arlee, Mission/Charlo and Ronan came to face off against visiting Three Forks, Plains, Sup...

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POLSON — Polson Pirates Baseball player Dawson Dumont announced on Jan. 19 that he will head to Washington next year to play college ball. Dumont committed to play for Shoreline Community College just north of Seattle. We look forward to seeing Dumont’s senior year with the Pirates this spring.

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Wrestling Ronan Boys LEWISTOWN — The Chiefs traveled to Lewistown for the Montana Class A Duels tournament Jan. 20 and 21. The Chiefs, who were ranked first in their pool, dominated their early matches in Pool D. After not losing a team match, they fell in the quarterfinals and ended up sixth...

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Basketball Polson POLSON — The Pirates hosted local rivals the Ronan Chiefs on Jan. 14, winning a hard fought game at 61-55. Polson started the game on fire, led by Jarrett Wilson who scored 10 of the Pirates 15 in the first quarter. Wilson scored another 10 in the second quarter, and finishe...

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