Butte High athletics warns of out-of-state soliciting scams

Butte High Athletics release BUTTE -- Valued friends, and fans of Butte High School Athletics and Activities: We appreciate all of your enthusiastic help and financial support, and we thank you. Out-of-state and internet businesses solicit the Butte community for advertisements in...

Billings Senior’s Gabe Sulser named Montana football Gatorade player of the year

CHICAGO - Billings Senior standout Gabe Sulser was named Montana Gatorade football player of the year on Monday after leading the Broncs to a second straight Class AA state championship. Sulser, a 5-foot-9, 165-pound wide receiver, was a dual-threat athlete...
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Columbia Falls Wildkats basketball looks forward to a bright season

MISSOULA - The Columbia Falls Wildkats basketball team lost much of its team leadership last year when four seniors graduated. The ability of the Class A champions to maintain last year's momentum was questioned by some. In this week's...
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Bozeman, Helena split Class AA battles

HELENA -- The Bozeman boy's basketball team found itself in a low-scoring affair with the Helena High Bengals in the state capital on Saturday, but pulled out a 45-40 victory to advance to 2-0 on the early season. The...
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HIGHLIGHTS: Great Falls High girls down Flathead, CMR falls to Glacier

GREAT FALLS - The Great Falls High and CMR girls basketball teams hosted the first home games of the season on Saturday, December 9th. The Great Falls High Lady Bison beat Flathead 38-31. The CMR Lady Rustlers lost to...

Havre squeaks past Kalispell Flathead to win 5th straight Mining City Duals title

BUTTE - Jim Street can't help but be proud of the streak Scott Filius is putting together. Street, who guided the Butte High Bulldogs to 13 consecutive state wrestling championships from 1980 to 1992, saw Filius and Havre High capture...
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Deer Lodge boys, Townsend girls take halves of doubleheader

MANHATTAN -- The Deer Lodge boys found themselves trailing by a bucket at halftime to the Townsend Bulldogs, but fought back in the second half for a 55-51 victory. The Lady Bulldogs returned the favor to the Wardens in a...

Ethan Harder, Katharine Berkoff win USA Junior National swimming titles

IOWA CITY, Ia. - Two of Montana's best swimmers added impressive lines to their resumes this weekend. Billings native Ethan Harder and Missoula native Katharine Berkoff won backstroke titles at the USA Speedo Winter Junior Nationals to become the first...
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Whitehall boys, girls turn back Conrad

CHURCHILL -- The Whitehall boys improved to 3-0 on the season on Saturday, rolling past Conrad by a score of 66-50. Wyatt Alexander led all scorers with 29 points, including a dunk off of a steal in the first...

Sidney wins Glasgow Wrestling Invitational behind 4 first-place finishers

GLASGOW - The Sidney wrestling program captured four individual champions and tallied 205 points to run away with the Glasgow Wrestling Invitational on Saturday. The Eagles topped runner-up Hardin by 74.5 points. Kaiden Cline captured the 103-pound title for the...
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Columbia Falls faces Frenchtown in the Class A Tip-Off Tourney

MISSOULA - Columbia Falls and Frenchtown met on the court for the Class A Tip-Off Tourney. Frenchtown's Kylie Willet finds Sydney Channer for a nice mid-range jumper, but the Broncs trail to the Wildcats 35-16 in the third. Columbia Falls' Ryley...
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Hamilton Broncs face tough competition in the Browning Indians

MISSOULA - Hamilton faced an even match in the Browning Indians in the Class A Tip-Off Tourney. Hamilton's Carter Kearns puts the ball up but it bounces off the rim. Fellow Bronc Hunter Omlid is there to clean up, though,...
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Stevensville’s Yellowjackets girls swarm for a win

MISSOULA - The Stevensville Yellowjackets girls basketball team faced the Libby Loggers in the Class A Tip-Off Tourney. The Loggers showed excellent passing skills: Alli Collins gets to to McKenzie Proffitt who passes to Khalyn Hageness. Hageness puts it up...

Photos: Townsend wrestling defeats Columbus-Absarokee in Thursday dual

TOWNSEND - The Townsend wrestling program captured a 58-13 dual victory over Columbus-Absarokee on Thursday night. Kelly Morris Photography captured the action for MTN Sports. His gallery can be found below. To learn more about how to book your session...
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Billings Central sweeps Livingston in home openers

BILLINGS - Billings Central held off two pesky Livingston teams Saturday afternoon to win their home-opening doubleheader at the Nelles Center. The Ram girls opened with a 55-44 win over the Rangers in a back-and-forth affair. Livingston jumped out...
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Billings West scores 30 in first quarter in rout of Missoula Big Sky

BILLINGS - The Billings West girls put Friday night's disappointing loss behind them quickly. After coming up short against State AA favorite Missoula Sentinel, the Bears scored 30 points in the opening quarter against Missoula Big Sky Saturday afternoon on...
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Late run propels Missoula Hellgate boys past Billings Skyview

BILLINGS - Missoula Hellgate outscored Billings Skyview 30-17 in the fourth quarter, overcoming an eight-point second half deficit on their way to a 62-52 road win Saturday afternoon. Sophomore Rollie Worster again led the Knights with 23 points, while Bridger...
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Whitehall, Ennis split inter-class matchup

MANHATTAN -- The Whitehall Trojans' Max Feight outscored the entire Ennis boy's team in Manhattan on Friday afternoon. His 32 points led the Class B Trojans to a 65-30 win over the Class C Mustangs. Ennis kept the game close...
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Deer Lodge boys pull away from Columbus; Lady Cougars return favor

CHURCHILL -- The basketball game between the Deer Lodge and Columbus boys in Manhattan on Friday was a classic tale of two halves. The Wardens found themselves trailing the Cougars 17-16 at the half. Deer Lodge would go on...
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Three Forks girls dominate in Imerys opener; boys fall to Fairfield

THREE FORKS -- The Three Forks girls came away with a third-place trophy in Class B last season, and looked podium-ready again on their home floor on Friday, forcing 30 turnovers in a 68-34 win over Thompson Falls. The Wolves...
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Manhattan splits evening twin bill with Conrad

MANHATTAN -- Host Manhattan got off on the right foot at its own tip-off tournament on Friday, as the boys came away with a decisive 64-37 victory against Conrad. The Tigers' Nathan VanDyke led all scorers with 21 points,...
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Kailee Oliverson’s monstrous triple-double too much for Anaconda girls

THREE FORKS -- Twin Bridges opened up its run for a Class C state title on Dec. 6 with a convincing 50-point win over West Yellowstone. Kailee Oliverson and the Falcons continued their hot start on Friday with a...
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Townsend boys, girls split with Manhattan Christian

MANHATTAN -- Easton Hatfield's 17 points weren't enough to carry his Townsend Bulldogs to a win at Manhattan Christian on Friday night, as Caleb Bellach's 24 points helped the Eagles to a comfortable 66-36 win. The Bulldogs returned the favor...
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Braxton Hill’s 42 points lifts Anaconda over Jefferson

THREE FORKS -- Anaconda's Braxton Hill was among the best players in all of Montana last basketball season. It's no surprise that he is ready again, but he made a huge, 42-point statement to open up Anaconda's season on Friday...
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New-look Billings Skyview boys dominate paint against Missoula Big Sky

BILLINGS - In their first game in four years without departed all-state point guard RayQuan Evans, the Billings Skyview Falcons showed off their new strategy Friday night, dominating inside in a 60-40 win over Missoula Big Sky. 6'10" junior Zach...

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Pokes hire well-traveled Dickert as safeties coach

UW Athletics release LARAMIE, Wyo. - University of Wyoming head football coach Craig Bohl officially announced on Wednesday the hiring of Jake Dickert as...