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North capitalizes on turnovers, big plays to handle South in Class B All-Star Game,...

BILLINGS - Punch, counter punch was the story of Friday night's Class B All-Star football game in Billings. Until the second half. The North struck first, trailed in the second quarter, then answered for the lead just before halftime on...

Bozeman High set to open football season with Kalispell Glacier

BOZEMAN - The defending state champion Bozeman Hawks open defense of their title on Friday. Because of last week's forfeit, the Hawks held an intra-squad scrimmage but now it gets real. Kalispell Glacier, one of the best teams in...

Arlee completes business trip with Western C championship

HAMILTON – Arlee treated the Western C boys basketball divisional tournament like a business trip. It was business as usual Saturday for the undefeated, top-ranked Warriors, who blitzed District 14C rival Plains 77-33 in the championship. Arlee has now defeated...
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Bigfork boys hold off Missoula Loyola for Western B title

RONAN - Bigfork stayed perfect, and their latest win earned a Western B Divisional championship. The Vikings finally built separation from Missoula Loyola in the third quarter, and then held off the Rams for a 70-58 victory Saturday night. ...
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Kalispell Flathead boys put on a show, Butte girls make it a split

KALISPELL -- Butte won a close girls game to start the evening, but Kalispell Flathead put on a show in the boys game to head into Christmas break with some momentum. The Bravette girls took a 31-30 lead on a...
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Memorial Stadium under construction to replace grass with turf

GREAT FALLS - When fans come to watch sporting events at Memorial Stadium in Great Falls when the fall season rolls around, the field will have a different look to it. The field is currently under construction to install...

Park City leads District 6C boys’ all-conference, all-state teams

Rylan Gauthier led a trio of Park City boys basketball players to receive District 6C first-team all-conference honors. Gauthier, a senior, nabbed all-state honors, while Talon Johnstone and Conner McNeil were named first-team all-conference selections. Tristen Johnstone was a second-team...

Helena Capital girls pushing the tempo this season

HELENA – Basketball programs around the state use December games to see where improvements need to be made. Bill Pilgeram and the Helena Capital girls will have a lot of game film to work with as the Lady Bruins...
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Valier’s Colten Curry selected to U.S. Under-18 National Team for International Bowl IX

VALIER -- A good week just got even better for Valier senior Colten Curry. Just seven days after signing with the Montana Grizzlies, Curry was named to the USA Under-18 National Team and will play in the ninth annual International...
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Billings Senior earns 6-4 conference win over Bozeman

BILLINGS - Grace Ostermiller's 2 RBI single in the 5th inning proved to be the difference in Billings Senior's 6-4 win over Bozeman to open a Thursday double-header. The Broncs (5-1, 1-1) had taken a 4-2 lead in the bottom...
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Troy Ross to be discharged from Seattle Children’s Hospital

SEATTLE -- Here's a really cool update for those who have been following the story of 3-year-old Troy Ross of Great Falls. After a month spent at the Seattle Children’s Hospital, Troy will be discharged on Thursday morning and return...
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Dual threat: Julia Peterson on varsity swim, basketball teams for Billings Central

BILLINGS - Julia Peterson's high school career got off to a flying start as a freshman. Two runner-up finishes at the state swim meet last year - one to a potential future Olympian, and the other by .03 seconds with...

Mike Towne Notebook: Bozeman Hawks dominating prep cross country scene

Talk about dominance. Bozeman High has won the last nine state Class AA girls’ cross country championships, while the Hawks have put together an eight-year victory streak on the boys’ side. Bozeman launched its girls’ streak in 2007, running to its...
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Cooper Crosby puts big heart on display in State AA viral video

GREAT FALLS -- Who knew that the recipe for viral fame starts with a sad bear? The Crosby family is learning that firsthand. It started Thursday at the State AA basketball tournament in Great Falls. Brian Crosby, the coach of the...

Columbia Falls’ Sydney Hovde signs with North Idaho College

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho -- Sydney Hovde of Columbia Falls has signed to play college basketball at North Idaho College, the program announced Wednesday. Hovde was a key member of the Wildkats' Class A state championship team, scoring 35 points in...
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Kloie Thatcher wills Butte Central girls to Western A divisional title

BUTTE - Butte Central's Khloie Thatcher put on another show Saturday night in the Western A girls basketball divisional championship game against Browning. Thatcher buried five first half 3-pointers, four in the first quarter, giving Butte Central a 34-18 halftime...
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Billings Senior sweeps West to stay perfect

BILLINGS - The Billings Senior Broncs made a statement Tuesday night, sweeping the rival West Bears to stay undefeated on the prep volleyball court. Senior won the first set 25-14, but the Bears put up more of a fight in...

6-man roundup: Hot Springs bounces Valley Christian from unbeaten ranks

HOT SPRINGS – The Western C lost one of its unbeaten on Friday night. Four programs in the league entered the weekend with unblemished records – Hot Springs, Valley Christian, White Sulphur Springs and West Yellowstone. Hot Springs made quick...
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Billings West track & field teams chase AA repeat

BILLINGS - While high school track and field teams open the spring season this week, Billings West's boys and girls look to repeat as state AA champions. The Bears held off Billings Senior's boys last spring and open against...
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Late-game heroes and incredible dribbling on KPAX Gamechangers 2/26

Some late-game heroics and an incredible display of dribbling made the KPAX Gamechangers on 2/26.

Kalispell Glacier track and field dominates Kalispell Mini-Invite

KALISPELL - Kalispell Glacier continues to grow its list of Class AA state qualifiers. Hunter Nicholson qualified in the triple jump, long jump and high jump. He also set the top mark in the state for long jump by...
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Flathead and Hellgate runners win Kalispell and Missoula city cross country meets

MISSOULA and KALISPELL - Runners from Missoula Hellgate and Kalispell Flathead won city cross country meets on Wednesday. At the Runners Edge Missoula City Meet at Linda Vista Golf Course, the winners took their time moving to the front. But...
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Both teams light up scoreboard at Six-Man All Star Game in Custer

_informq.push(); BILLINGS - If you're a fan of high-scoring football games, then you really would have enjoyed the fireworks on the field in Custer Saturday night. Daulton Holecek of Westby/Grenora got things started with an easy touchdown reception from Jordan's...
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Quinn Peoples declines Manhattan coaching position; Mikal Jones to return for Tigers

MANHATTAN – Mikal Jones will return as head coach of the girls basketball team at Manhattan High School, pending board approval on June 13. Manhattan athletic director Pat Lynch made the announcement on the activities department’s Facebook page on Thursday....

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Yellowjacket women open TOC with one-run losses

Evan O'Kelly, MSUB Athletics TURLOCK, Calif. – Opening the 2017 Tournament of Champions with a pair of tightly contested games on Friday, the Montana State...