Billings West grad Dylan Donahue signs NFL contract with New York Jets

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Dylan Donahue, the former Billings West standout, has signed his rookie contract with the New York Jets. The Jets, who selected Donahue with the 181st pick of April's NFL Draft, announced the signing on Tuesday. Donahue, a...

Buccaneer Baseball’s Andrew Bowles named MVP

DCC Athletics BILLINGS - DCC Baseball athlete Andrew Bowles, a sophomore catcher from Palisade, CO, was not only voted the Mon-Dak Conference MVP, but he was also selected as the only member of the program to the 2017 NJCAA Division...

Big Sky State Games holding National Anthem Contest

BSSG Media Release BILLINGS - The Big Sky State Games is holding its Eighth Annual National Anthem Contest to determine who will perform the National Anthem at the 32nd Annual State Games Opening Ceremonies on Friday, July 14 in Billings....

Las Vegas Golden Knights sign TV deal in Montana

BILLINGS - The Vegas Golden Knights, the National Hockey League's newest expansion franchise, have signed a television deal with Root Rocky Mountain Sports, which will give Montanans access to all local Knights broadcasts throughout their inaugural upcoming season. Root will...
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MSU Billings sprinter Sam Zook won’t back down at NCAA Championships

BILLINGS - When a tenth of a second makes or breaks your livelihood, there’s no time to second-guess. So even though MSU Billings sprinter Sam Zook heads to the NCAA National Championships as a major underdog this week, he can’t...

Brothers Renzi Lee, Kelbi Lee win Rocky Mountain Section PGA Pro-Pro Shootout

PGA Rocky Mountain Section release IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Unseasonably perfect weather was the surprise this week as PGA Head Professional brothers Kelbi Lee from Black Bull in Bozeman, and Renzi Lee from Lake Hills Golf Club in Billings, teamed...
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World record setting triple jumper Willie Banks to light Big Sky State Games torch

BSSG media release BILLINGS - World record setter and three-time Olympic Triple Jumper (1980, 1984, 1988) Willie Banks is the special guest athlete of the 32nd Annual Big Sky State Games Friday, July 14. He will speak and light the...
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The Teddy Awards for May 15 thru May 21

We start with our own Kenneth Webb, who tried out the new golf boards at Big Sky and showed some real athleticism. A Teddy goes to Manhattan track coach John Stillitti, who was named the local coach of the year. The...

Shane Proctor captures Redding victory; latest PRCA world standings

PRCA media release REDDING, Calif. - Experience paid dividends for bull rider Shane Proctor May 20. The 2011 world champion had all his talents on display - mainly his ability to recover - en route to an 87-point ride on Corey &...
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Western Montanan pitchers Andrew Sopko, Joe Pistorese continue to progress through minor leagues

The boys of summer have been at it for some time already. Major League teams have played a quarter of the season. So have many of the minor leagues. And a couple pitchers from western Montana continue to progress...

Dawson Community College players earn All-Conference

DCC Athletics GLENDIVE - In finishing his first season as head baseball coach, Chris Lewis was still able to produce several members of his program into post season accomplishments. Three players were voted 2017 Mon-Dak All-Conference Baseball Selections: Andrew Bowles (Palisade, CO),...
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Missoula Mavericks, Helena Senators split Sunday doubleheader

MISSOULA - James Martin's second inning home run, combined with six straight scoreless innings from Dylan Barkley and Ricky Stevens, helped the Missoula Mavericks even up a Sunday afternoon doubleheader with the Helena Senators. After scoring one run in a...
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Bozeman upsets Hellgate to capture first lacrosse state title

GREAT FALLS – As the final seconds ticked off the clock, it was still hard for many of the players from the Bozeman lacrosse team to grasp the reality of what had just transpired: for the first time, they...
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Athletes from around the world invade Missoula for annual Maggotfest rugby tournament

MISSOULA - One of the state's most unique sporting events was held this weekend in Missoula. The annual Maggotfest brought in 48 rugby teams from around the country to compete at the beautiful Fort Missoula State Park. The tournament features...
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Bozeman Bucks get 15th win of the Season

BOZEMAN - The Bozeman Bucks American Legion baseball team won two games on Saturday, then came back Sunday and shutout Lewistown, 10-0. Bucks pitcher Adam Hubley and some strong defense accounted for the shutout. The Bucks got all the runs...
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Local Girl Scouts in Bozeman get fly fishing lessons

BOZEMAN - Fly fishing is a favorite sport in Montana, but it seems like in almost every fishing video you see, it's men doing the fishing. So, on Sunday at noon, 25 girls from the South Central Girl Scouts came...
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Local golfers get to try out new clubs for free at Bridger Creek Golf...

BOZEMAN -The driving range at Bridger Creek Golf Course is packed with golfers, all getting a chance to try out brand new clubs because no less than 7 major golf club manufacturers were on hand to show off...

Caleb Mayhak buries overtime winner to send Bozeman back to state championship game

GREAT FALLS – Barely a minute into overtime and with the season on the line, Bozeman standout Caleb Mayhak delivered when it mattered most. As his teammates cleared out in front of the goal, the Hawks' best offensive player drew...
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First day of Montana Lacrosse Championships begins

GREAT FALLS - Saturday was the first day of the Montana Lacrosse Championships at the Siebel Sports Complex. Eleven boys and girls varsity teams started competition. The boys varsity teams included Big Sky, Billings Senior, Billings West, Bozeman, Butte,...
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Start your engines: Dashboard view of Yellowstone Off Road Racing

BILLINGS - If you're looking for a peaceful, outdoor afternoon on Saturday, you won't find it on the Yellowstone Off Road Racing circuit. Best way to describe the Wild West Series may be comparing it to the Dukes of...

Utah’s Ellarena Eriacho signs with Dawson Community College basketball women

DCC Athletics release Dawson Community College has added another player to the 2017 roster.  Head Coach Romeo Lagmay, Jr. has signed Ellarena Eriacho of Olympus High School in Salt Lake City, UT. Ellarena, also known as Ella, is a 5'9 small...

Former Billings Royal, L.L.W.S. player Cole McKenzie inks with Gonzaga

BILLINGS - Cole McKenzie, former Billings Royal and member of the 2011 Little League World Series team from Montana, has verbally committed to Gonzaga University to play baseball. McKenzie is projected to compete for the centerfield position for the 2018...
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ESPN producer chronicles Ryan Leaf’s life and career in comprehensive profile

GREAT FALLS -- Great Falls native Ryan Leaf is the subject of an upcoming E:60 feature set to broadcast on ESPN Sunday, May 21 at 7 a.m. (MST). A 90-minute version will air Thursday, May 25 at 6 p.m. (MST) on ESPN2. ESPN...

Montana native Shawn Chaffin to coach at NAIA San Diego Christian

Shawn Chaffin, a Florence native and longtime basketball coach, will be the next head women’s basketball coach at San Diego Christian College. Chaffin confirmed that he’s accepted the position to MTN Sports on Friday. Chaffin was most recently an assistant women’s...

Strong bonds link best players from Bozeman and Hellgate lacrosse teams

BOZEMAN and MISSOULA -- In the living room of Hellgate attackman Jacob Richman, Bozeman defenseman Si D’Agostino finally inflicted a small measure of payback. And his teammates enjoyed every minute of it. The precise method of the senior’s revenge: video...

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Bozeman’s Heather Sikowski has her eyes set on a state tennis...

BOZEMAN - "I just really want to win State's this year. That's my priority," said Bozeman's Heather Sikowski. And Bozeman's Heather Sikowski has a great...