May 19, 2013 10:41 PM
MISSOULA - Three State Softball tournaments get underway Thursday - two in Great Falls, with the Class A event unfolding in Belgrade.
Below are the first round pairings.
STATE AA (Great Falls)
First Round - Thursday
West vs. Capital - 2:00 pm Glacier vs. Butte -... more »
May 19, 2013 1:17 AM
MISSOULA - It was the Conrad boys who earned the individual accolades, but the Rams pulled away in the standings to earn the team title.
Conrad's Austin Zomer defeated Loyola's Kalen Christiaens in the boys final 6-3, 7-6 in a hard fought match. Christiaens, just a sophomore, actually led... more »
May 7, 2013 11:17 AM
MISSOULA - Drought seems to be a constant theme in the climatology of Montana, with some dry spells lasting for years.
Now, a team of scientists, with strong ties to the University of Montana, is offering up a new way to evaluate conditions to help make important decisions regarding... more »
May 7, 2013 10:09 AM
HELENA - Out-of-state shoppers may be paying more when buying Montana products over the Internet.
The U.S. Senate has passed Marketplace Fairness Act on Monday which allows states to collect sales taxes from companies which sell their products online, by a vote of 69-27
Right now if these... more »
May 7, 2013 10:03 AM
NEW YORK - The days of shopping at major online retailers like Amazon.com without paying sales tax could soon be history.
The Senate passed legislation Monday that would allow the 45 states (and the District of Columbia) that charge sales tax to require online retailers to collect taxes on... more »
May 7, 2013 12:31 AM
MISSOULA - Ten Sticks Lacrosse is raising money to send some of its players from the Flathead Indian Reservation in Montana on a pilgrimage to the motherland of lacrosse, The Six Nations Iroquois Confederacy.
Sometimes a sport is more than merely just a game when considering its origins as... more »
May 6, 2013 3:14 PM
MISSOULA - Montana has a history of long dry spells, with drought conditions often lasting for years.
But, the lack of weather stations around the state, relative to its size, has made it hard to pinpoint areas under the most severe drought conditions.
A team of scientists, including... more »
May 3, 2013 6:51 PM
STEVENSVILLE - Cooper Firearms of Montana Inc. held a grand re-opening at their new location Friday afternoon as the business continues to grow.
"We focus on the individual rifle more so than large quantities of rifles. We can specialize each rifle, make it as perfect as it can be... more »
May 2, 2013 7:24 PM
LOUISVILLE - Billings-owned Kentucky Derby horse Frac Daddy drew the No. 18 position for Saturday's race at Churchill Downs.
Trainer Ken McPeek likes it, saying the "horse doesn't like dirt in his face".
Co-owner Ken Schlenker told MTN Sports he'd be "tickled with any position from the middle... more »
April 20, 2013 11:02 PM
GREAT FALLS - The Senior Lady Broncs have looked unbeatable on the track for the last three years. Maybe Helena High has finally figured something out.
The Lady Bengals tied Senior atop the Optimist Invitational standings, sharing the met win at 89.5 points a piece. Great Falls CMR took... more »
March 31, 2013 6:03 PM
KALISPELL - A Ronan man has started a six-month walk across the United States Sunday morning to make sure our veterans are not forgotten.
Sgt. Chuck Lewis served in both the U.S. Marine Corps and the U.S. Navy, and is a member of the VFW Post 5652 in Ronan,... more »
March 26, 2013 10:15 AM
ST. REGIS - Ninth grade students at St. Regis School aren't checking out just books at the library, they're also checking out iPads, creating power point presentations and applying for college with the devices.
Since our last visit, 20 new iPads have been given out to the students, and... more »
March 26, 2013 9:30 AM
BILLINGS - The front lawn of the James F. Battin Federal Courthouse in Billings had more foot traffic than usual on Monday as a crowd gathered in support of equal rights.
"What do we want?" event organizers asked over a megaphone, "Equal rights!" the crowd shouted back.
This... more »
March 26, 2013 8:32 AM
BOZEMAN - Construction in Bozeman is clearly booming, and one of the many indications of this is the approval of two new subdivisions. Officials say the contracts are the largest subdivision contracts Bozeman has seen in years.
"I think this is an indicator that there is enough market activity... more »
February 21, 2013 7:57 PM
GLASGOW - It was never in doubt for Fairfield's basketball girls Thursday afternoon.
The Class B Eagles cruised past Glasgow 55-19 setting a new all-class state record for consecutive wins with 73 in the Northern B Divisional opener. It breaks the old record set by Great Falls High from... more »
February 17, 2013 1:01 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the scores from the regular season and playoff matches from the high school basketball games invovling teams from Western Montana for Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013.
"AA" REGULAR SEASON
Capital Boys 70 - Flathead Boys 40 Glacier Boys 57 - Helena Boys 46 Glacier Girls... more »
February 12, 2013 3:24 PM
GREAT FALLS - The Dana Ranch, which sits between Great Falls and Helena, is now in the hands of a Texas rancher and oil executive.
The sprawling spread, which is just south of Cascade, boasts about 60,000 acres and was assembled starting in 1913m and has been owned by... more »
February 12, 2013 3:17 PM
POLSON - A Lake County Sheriff's deputy has been cleared of any wrongdoing in last week's shooting that happened just outside of Ronan.
The Missoula County Sheriff's Office led the independent investigation and found that the shooting was justified, according to Lake County Undersheriff Dan Yonkin.
The shooting... more »
February 10, 2013 1:04 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the high school basketball scores from Saturday February 9, 2013.
ALBERTON 32, DARBY 30 BIGFORK 77, THOMPSON FALLS 32 BUTTE CENTRAL 57, CORVALLIS 36 COLUMBIA FALLS 78, WHITEFISH 59 DILLON 65, HAMILTON 36 DRUMMOND 57, DEER LODGE 51 FLATHEAD 44, SENTINEL 40... more »
February 10, 2013 12:49 AM
HARDIN - Central's boys won the State A Swim title Saturday. But that's not what they'll remember about the most exciting day in program history.
The Rams beat every Class AA school at the meet as well, becoming the first Class A school to ever do it. Central scored... more »
February 10, 2013 12:04 AM
BILLINGS - Final team results from the All-class State Wrestling meet over at Metra Park.
CLASS AA 1. Great Falls 263.5 2. Billings Skyview 246.5 3. Missoula Sentinel 192.5 4. Billings Senior 190 5. Bozeman 177.5 6. Missoula Big Sky 160.5 7. Kalispell Glacier 153 8. Billings West 143... more »
February 3, 2013 12:50 AM
MISSOULA - Here's a look at the high school basketball scores for the teams across Western Montana from the games played on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013.
ARLEE 57, ST. IGNATIUS 50 CAPITAL 57, SENTINEL 28 COLUMBIA FALLS57, POLSON 35 DRUMMOND 67, DARBY 29 FLORENCE 68, DEER... more »
January 22, 2013 12:07 AM
MISSOULA - Sentinel has been dominant so far this season winning on average by over 30 points per game looking prime to make a repeat run as the defending state champions won their last two games this past week 136 to 54, albeit non conference, but impressive nonetheless.
Here's... more »
January 20, 2013 12:57 AM
MISSOULA - Here's a look at the high school basketball scores from Western Montana for the games played on Saturday, Jan. 19. 2013
ARLEE 79, HOT SPRINGS 67 BUTTE CENTRAL 51, STEVENSVILLE 47 F/OT CHARLO 54, VICTOR 45 COLUMBIA FALLS 58, Frenchtown 47 DEER LODGE 74,... more »
January 13, 2013 12:45 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the results of the prep basketball games from across Montana for Saturday, January 12th.
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL
BIGFORK 71, THOMPSON FALLS 32 BOZEMAN 82, BIG SKY 66 BUTTE CENTRAL 69, CORVALLIS 44 CM RUSSELL 59, FLATHEAD 57 DARBY 43, ALBERTON 25 DILLON 50,... more »
January 6, 2013 12:51 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the high school basketball scores from across Western Montana for the games played on Saturday, Jan. 5.
BOYS BASKETBALL SCORES
ARLEE 81, ST. IGNATIUS 57 CHARLO 50, PHILIPSBURG 42 FLATHEAD 59, BIG SKY 36 FLORENCE 80, DEER LODGE 50 FRENCHTOWN 64, LIBBY 53 GLACIER... more »
December 28, 2012 7:24 PM
PHILADELPHIA - He's always been looked past, and looked over, and looked by, and Colt Anderson always had an instinctive way of ignoring the looks.
He's listed at 5-foot-10, 194 pounds, undersized by NFL safety standards, considered not big enough, not fast enough or strong enough to play Division... more »
December 27, 2012 5:32 PM
MISSOULA - Here is the complete roster for the East-West Shrine Game:
POSITION FIRST LAST SCHOOL HEIGHT WEIGHT
ILB DAVID ANDERSON FRENCHTOWN 6'0" 185 REC BRYCE ARMSTRONG BUTTE HIGH 5'10" 165 CB COLE BAKER MISSOULA BIG SKY 6'0" 157 OLB MAC BIGNELL DRUMMOND 6'1" 190... more »
December 16, 2012 12:47 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the local high school basketball scores from Saturday December 15th.
BIG SKY 65, Butte 55 BIGFORK 70, Plains 27 CHARLO 50, St. Regis 23 CMR 47, Sentinel 29 COLUMBIA FALLS 72, Frenchtown 67 DRUMMOND 60, Victor 59 FLATHEAD 66, Libby 49 FLORENCE 80,... more »
December 15, 2012 12:38 AM
MISSOULA - Here are the local high school basketball scores from Friday December 14th.
DRUMMOND 45, SEELEY-SWAN 35 FLATHEAD 53, COLUMBIA FALLS 50 FLORENCE 59, RONAN 35 HAMILTON 49, CORVALLIS 22 HELLGATE 52, GREAT FALLS 41 HOT SPRINGS 64, TWO EAGLE 48 LINCOLN 47,ST. REGIS 26 LOYOLA... more »
December 13, 2012 7:27 PM
PHILADELPHIA - Safety Colt Anderson has carved out a nice NFL career as a special teams ace and he has embraced that role in his three seasons with the Eagles. But he also wants a chance to play on defense and make more of a contribution.
Now, he's getting... more »
December 8, 2012 11:40 PM
MISSOULA - Here are the local high school basketball scores from within the Western Montana region for December 8, 2012.
Alberton 40, St. Regis 21 Billings Skyview 61, Missoula Big Sky 53 Billings West 70, Missoula Sentinel 34 Columbia Falls 56, Corvallis 44 Dillon 43, Bigfork... more »
December 3, 2012 5:52 PM
Moscow, Idaho - Helena native Paul Petrino is the University of Idaho's new head coach. He was a two-time All-American quarterback at Carroll College, where he played from 1985-88.
Petrino spent the 2012 season with the Arkansas Razorbacks after two years as offensive coordinator at Illinois, where he left... more »
November 3, 2012 10:39 PM
OGDEN, UT - Shay Smithwick-Hann's 9-yard pass to Bryce Carver with halfway through the fourth quarter put Montana ahead and the Griz were able to hold on 24-21 to earn the victory over Weber State on Saturday.
The Grizzlies (5-5, 3-4 Big Sky) led 10-7 at halftime, but Weber... more »
October 21, 2012 11:38 PM
MISSOULA - Here are the Thursday matchups for the State AA Soccer Tournament in Kalispell. Also listed are the Class State A championship games in Columbia Falls and Whitefish.
AA GIRLS (THURSDAY)
1W Helena vs 4E Billings Skyview - 12:00 p.m. 3W Helena Capital vs 2E Billings Senior... more »
October 20, 2012 9:02 PM
HELENA - Here are the top 4 teams and individual winners from State Cross Country in Helena from Class AA, A, and B.
1. Bozeman 2. Hellgate 3. Billings West 4. Flathead - 1. Zach Perrin - Flathead: 15:08.7
AA GIRLS 1. Bozeman 2. Billings... more »
October 20, 2012 8:50 PM
GRAND FORKS, ND - Greg Hardin caught a 32-yard touchdown pass with 12 seconds left, breaking the Big Sky Conference receiving record with 333 yards in North Dakota's 40-34 victory over Montana on Saturday.
Hardin caught 12 passes for 333 yards and three touchdowns, breaking the previous record of... more »