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Manhattan Christian has unfinished business heading into divisionals

CHURCHILL - On Saturday night, Manhattan Christian's basketball teams stepped into the ring on its home court to battle for the District 11C titles. When the smoke cleared, both the boys and girls teams came out on top. And...
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District title gives Big Timber big advantage at divisionals

BELGRADE - Big Timber's win in the District 5B boys basketball championship game was probably the biggest of the weekend across Montana. The 5B's second-place team draws undefeated Colstrip in the first round at the Southern B divisional. That now...
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Fairfield’s Keeley Bake hits half-court buzzer beater to top Choteau in 1B consolation game

CONRAD - On Saturday, the Choteau and Fairfield boys basketball teams met in the District 1B consolation game in Conrad. The game was tied at 57 with three seconds left. Enter Keeley Bake. The sophomore for the Eagles heaved up...

Girls basketball power polls: New No. 1s Helena High, Belt highlight updated rankings

March Madness came a couple weeks early. In the week since we last unveiled our MontanaSports.com girls basketball power polls, the top-ranked Class AA team lost, a Class A team ranked in the top five lost twice, and three teams...

Boys basketball power polls: Lewistown, Anaconda continue climbs

Great Falls CMR finally brought some stability to the Class AA rankings in the MontanaSports.com boys basketball power polls. The Rustlers earned a weekend sweep of Billings Skyview and Bozeman to hold on to the No. 1 ranking. In fact,...

Bridger girls shock Harlowton in District 6C title game; Scouts earn boys crown

RED LODGE -- Jessica Adkins scored 18 points and led the Bridger girls to a 39-36 upset win over No. 5 Harlowton on Saturday night in the District 6C championship game. It was only the second loss of the...
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Great Falls High, CMR sweep weekend against Bozeman and Billings Skyview

GREAT FALLS – If there were any doubt who the top teams in the Eastern AA standings were, they were put to rest this weekend. Both Great Falls High and Great Falls CMR completed the sweep of Billings Skyview...

2018 Class A basketball divisional tournament pairings

Pairings for the Class A boys and girls divisional basketball tournaments are below. Scores and pairings will be updated throughout the tournaments. Eastern A (four teams advance) Feb. 22-24 at Billings, Rimrock Auto Arena Boys Wednesday Game 1: Miles City 45, Havre 43, play-in Game...

2018 Class B basketball divisional tournament pairings

Pairings for the Class B boys and girls divisional basketball tournaments are below. Scores and pairings will be updated throughout the tournaments. Southern B (four teams advance) March 1-3 at Billings, Rimrock Auto Arena Boys March 1, first round Game 1: Colstrip vs. Three...

2018 Class C basketball divisional tournament pairings

Pairings for the Class C boys and girls divisional basketball tournaments are below. Scores and pairings will be updated throughout the tournaments. Eastern C (two teams advance) Feb. 21-24 at Wolf Point Boys Wednesday, first round Game 1: Fairview 52, Froid-Lake 30 Game 2: Saco-Whitewater-Hinsdale...
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Shelby boys, Rocky Boy girls claim District 1B titles

BBB FINAL: The Fairfield boys basketball team beats Choteau 60-57 in the 1B Consolation game on a Keeley Bake Buzzer beater!!! WOW. #mtscores pic.twitter.com/td1LP03B0m — Brett Kennedy (@KCKennedy93) February 18, 2018 CONRAD – Aaron White scored 25 points and the Shelby...

Simms girls top Great Falls Central in overtime, Heart Butte boys roll to 10C...

SHELBY – The Simms girls won the rubber match with defending Distict 10C champ Great Falls Central, but needed overtime to do it. Tied at 54 at the end of regulation, the Tigers outscored the Mustangs 9-2 in the...

PHOTOS: District 12C championship games

BUTTE -- The Twin Bridges boys and girls both won District 12C championships in Butte on Saturday, but all four finalists will be heading to Hamilton from February 22-24 for the Western C Divisional Tournament.
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Belt girls continue 8C dominance, Denton-Geyser-Stanford boys roll to district title

GREAT FALLS – No one had been able to come close to matching the Belt girls basketball team so far at the District 8C tournament in Great Falls. For one half, it looked the like the Winnett-Grass Range Rams...
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Big Timber takes down top-seeded Three Forks for District 5B crown

BELGRADE - For the third time in seven years, Big Timber's boys basketball team is the champion of District 5B. The Herders took down top-seeded Three Forks 60-49 on Saturday night. Big Timber led by as many as 23 points...

Buzzer beater lifts Fort Benton girls to District 9C title over Box Elder

HAVRE – The last time the Fort Benton girls played Box Elder, the Lady Longhorns had a late lead but let it slip away on a late shot. Saturday at the District 9C tournament in Havre, the roles were...
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Undefeated Three Forks wins back-to-back District 5B titles

BELGRADE - The Three Forks Wolves are the best girls basketball team in District 5B two years running after defeating Townsend in the title game 65-43 on Saturday night. Three Forks has yet to lose a game this season...
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Manhattan Christian girls roll to District 11C title

​ CHURCHILL - The Manhattan Christian girls basketball team got a career night out of Kelsey Heidema on its way to the District 11C championship over Lone Peak Saturday night. Heidema poured in 22 points on 9-of-14 shooting to lead...
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Billings Senior hangs on late in win over Butte

BUTTE -- The Butte High Bulldogs made a strong fourth-quarter comeback on Saturday afternoon, but the effort left the Bulldogs three points shy of a win against Billings Senior. The Broncs won 59-56 in Eastern AA boys basketball action. Butte's...
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Back-to-back: Manhattan Christian boys repeat as District 11C champions

​ CHURCHILL - Unfinished. That's been the motto all season long for the Manhattan Christian boys basketball team. Saturday night, the Ealges moved one step closer to reaching their goal. The Eagles sprinted out of the gates, posting 55 first-half points...
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District 4B Boys: Roundup outlasts Joliet in overtime

WORDEN - Kelson Eiselein scored 16 points, and Roundup survived a strong challenge from Joliet to claim a 42-38 overtime win in the District 4B boys basketball championship game Saturday night. Joliet jumped to a 15-10 lead early in the...
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Twin Bridges boys, girls claim District 12C titles

BUTTE -- Behind head coach Josh Keller, the Twin Bridges Falcons boys and girls basketball teams battled their way to a pair of District 12C championships in Butte on Saturday night. The girls came away with a wire-to-wire 51-36 win...
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District 4B Girls: Red Lodge stuns Roundup in overtime

WORDEN - The clock hasn't struck midnight yet on the Cinderella Rams. Taylor Hardiman scored 13 points, including the game-winning basket with under one minute to play in overtime, as Red Lodge upset Roundup 39-38 in the District 4B girls...
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Alberton-Superior girls cruise to District 14C championship

 FRENCHTOWN -- On a day that saw top-seeded teams Plentywood (District 2C), Harlowton (District 6C) and Box Elder (District 9C) lose in their district championships, the Clark Fork girls basketball team stayed perfect. The Mountain Cats got 24 points from...
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Seeley-Swan boys pull away from Darby for District 13C championship

 FRENCHTOWN -- The Seeley-Swan boys basketball team methodically pulled away from Darby for the District 13C championship on Saturday. The Blackhawks built a 13-6 lead by the end of the first quarter and gradually extended the lead throughout the rest...

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Pridgett’s career-high not enough, Montana Grizzlies lose at Sacramento State

Story from Montana Sports Information When Montana lost at Portland State on Thursday, it was a big second half run by the Vikings that eventually...