Year in Review: Western Montana basketball teams make historic championship wins

MISSOULA - 2017 was an incredible year for high school basketball, and multiple teams made historic turns. Let's take a look back at three teams who became champions. Prior to the 2017 Class A Girls basketball state championship match,...
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Late pin gives Billings Skyview dual win over Senior

BILLINGS - After losing the lead on the second-to-last match of the night, Billings Skyview's hopes rested on Austin Kethchum's shoulders - and the 145-pounder came through. Ketchum pinned Billings Senior's Burke Keppe to give the Falcons a 29-25 dual...

Helena schools climb in latest Class AA volleyball polls; Billings Senior still tops

After suffering a midweek sweep at the hands of Helena Capital and Helena High, the Kalispell Glacier volleyball program fell from third to No. 5 in this week's Class AA coaches poll. The Lady Bruins and Lady Bengals each...
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Montana’s Nate Dick transferring to Rocky Mountain College

BILLINGS - Former Billings Senior star quarterback Nate Dick is coming home. Dick is transferring from the University of Montana to Rocky Mountain College. The dual-threat quarterback won Montana's Gatorade Player of the Year award in 2016 after one of the...
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Video: Southwest Montana girls basketball teams play in Summer Jam tune-up

BUTTE -- A number of varsity girls basketball teams took part in an all-day tournament at the Maroon Activities Center in Butte on Friday, as they continue their offseason workouts.

What caught my eye: Standout track and field marks

Mother Nature blessed Montana's athletes with beautiful weather over the weekend, which led to some of the best times and distances of the season. The Skor DeKam Invitational in Helena had one meet record broken and narrowly missed having...

Photos: State wrestling parade of athletes

BILLINGS — The 2018 all-class state wrestling tournament is underway at Rimrock Auto Arena. The annual parade of athletes opened the event, beginning two days of action-packed wrestling.

Sentinel golfers lead after day one of Missoula Invite

MISSOULA - The first high school competition of the school year in western Montana teed off on Monday. And it's a great start for the Sentinel Spartans. The purple and gold grabbed the boys and girls individual leads after one...

Baker, Huntley Project prepare for District 3B showdown

BAKER – Five teams in District 3B have yet to suffer a loss this football season. That will change this Friday as conference play kicks off. Upstart Shepherd (3-0) travels to Forsyth (3-0), and Huntley Project (3-0) visits Baker (2-0)...
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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...
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Kalispell Glacier boys now know what it takes, and want another state title

KALISPELL - The Kalispell Glacier boys enter this basketball season in a position they've never before experienced: defending state champs. The Wolfpack dominated last season, finishing with an overall record of 23-3, and capping off the run with the program's...
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Butte sweeps Great Falls High soccer teams

GREAT FALLS -- The Butte Bulldog boys soccer team (3-1-0) found plenty of offense on Saturday, scoring twice in each half to beat Great Falls High 4-1 at Seibel Soccer Park in Great Falls. The Bison boys fall to...
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Monster 3rd quarter send Billings West past Great Falls High

BILLINGS - A 20-2 third-quarter run turned a 21-20 halftime deficit into a 52-30 runaway win for the Billings West girls basketball team against Great Falls High Saturday in the Golden Dome. After a tight first half, West used precision...

High school football playoff primer: Perennial powers looking to build on history

The 2016 Montana high school football playoffs kick off Friday with three Class A games. Columbia Falls hosts Corvallis, Billings Central hosts Miles City and Lewistown hosts Laurel to get the postseason action started. The rest of the first-round games...
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Great Falls High, CMR softball gear up to start season at the Great Falls...

GREAT FALLS - The Great Falls Jamboree is this Saturday, meaning the Great Falls High Bison and CMR Rustlers softball teams get to begin another season. "It’s the first weekend to really come out and show yourself and prove what...
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Billings Central sweeps Hardin in another overtime-filled doubleheader

BILLINGS - The Billings Central and Hardin boys basketball teams must be getting to know one other. The first meeting between the two on Jan. 6 took three overtimes before Hardin came out with a 97-87 win. It only took...
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Klepps wins third State title; Skyview takes third as team

BILLINGS - As Charlie Klepps watched four more wrestlers join the prestigious 4-time State champion club Saturday, the Billings Senior Bronc had to think, 'Next year, it's my turn.' Klepps won his third title at Rimrock Auto Arena, beating Helena...
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Great Falls High girls basketball team a work in progress as season approaches

GREAT FALLS - The Great Falls High Bison girls basketball is currently in a rebuilding process. The team finished 10-13 last year, and it won’t be any easier this time around as the Bison bring back only two seniors. Molly...
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#MTTop20 No. 7: Hunger to learn led to historic career for Reese Andy

(Editor’s note: MTN Sports began recognizing some of the best wrestlers in Montana history on Jan. 16 with the launch of the #MTTop20. Athletes will continue to be featured until Friday, Feb. 10 when No. 1 is unveiled.) Top 20...
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Lone Peak pulls out a thriller against Park City

GALLATIN GATEWAY - The Lone Peak Big Horns pulled out a thriller against Park City, winning 55-54. It was a shootout between the two teams, trading touchdowns the entire game. The game had big playoff implications in a stacked 8-Man...
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Southwest Montana basketball roundup: Ennis boys, Twin Bridges girls get big 12C wins

Dillon Boys 63 Whitehall 40 (Dillon stays unbeaten) Dillon Girls 35 Whitehall 26 Butte Central Boys 55 Helena 40 Helena Girls 59 Butte Central 47 Jefferson Boys 58 Manhattan 51 Anaconda Boys 52 Ronan 35 Ronan Girls 64 Anaconda 37 Ennis Boys 81 Twin Bridges 67 Twin...
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59th Annual KPAX Sports Awards Banquet hands out honors

MISSOULA - The 59th Annual KPAX Sports Awards Banquet brought hundreds from the sports community together on Wednesday night at the Hilton Garden Inn. The event started with guest speaker Wayne Hogan returning to Missoula. The University of Montana...

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‘The community is the life of this team:’ Drummond, Philipsburg thank...

PHILIPSBURG -- Two old rivals have come together to capture an undefeated state championship title. Drummond and Philipsburg took the 8-Man crown on Saturday...