Billings involved in Days of ’47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo

(PBR media release) SALT LAKE CITY  – The Komatsu Equipment Days of '47 Cowboy Games and Rodeo will bring a higher level of competition, international flair, and greater fan access to the Utah event in July with the bull riding...

Montana’s Tyrell Smith wins round at San Antonio

(PRCA media release) SAN ANTONIO – Monday night’s competition was the final round for Bracket 5 and the final opportunity for contestants to earn enough money to advance to the Semifinals of the $1.7 million San Antonio Rodeo. Saddle bronc rider...
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Former Billings Bulls trainer Mike Muir: “Every Canadian kid’s dream is to make it...

LAS VEGAS - Expansion teams aren't supposed to turn heads in their first season. Or typically in their second. Or third. It doesn't matter the sport. Expansion teams aren't even expected to turn in a winning record for a few...
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2 crazy buzzer beaters lead the KRTV Gamechangers (Mon Feb 19)

#5. Lilly Gopher just doing her thing 9C girls basketball tournament. Box Elder vs Chester-Joplin-Inverness. Lilly Gopher decides to take this one herself sneaking up-and-under between two defenders and she banks it in. Lady Bears get the win. #4. Johnathan Moore...

Voisin, Bignell among Montana AAU Little Sullivan Award finalists

BILLINGS -- The Montana Amateur Athletic Union recently announced its finalists for the 2018 Little Sullivan Award, with a trio of Olympic skiers and college athletes among the men and women nominated for the honor. The male finalists are Olympic...

Team ropers match arena record at San Antonio Rodeo

(PRCA release) SAN ANTONIO - The team roping arena-record time of 3.8 seconds at the San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo came dangerously close to falling on Sunday. Bracket 5 of the tournament-style rodeo had their first and second rounds of competition....

Canadian Tanner Byrne wins PBR St. Louis

(PBR release) ST. Louis, Mo. - Capping an action-packed two days, Tanner Byrne (Prince Albert, Canada) was perfect in St. Louis to win his first PBR (Professional Bull Riders) elite series event of the 2018 season at The PBR 25th:...

Derek Kolbaba wins Round 1 at PBR St. Louis

(PBR release) ST. LOUIS, Mo. - Derek Kolbaba (Walla Walla, Washington) won Round 1 on the opening night of The 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast, St. Louis Invitational, presented by Express Employment Professionals, at Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Kolbaba, who...

Pair of Claytons hit jackpot at San Antonio Rodeo

(PRCA release) SAN ANTONIO, Tex. - San Antonio Rodeo fans were seeing double during the bull riding on Friday night. There were two qualified rides in the first round of Bracket 4 and the winners have quite a bit in common....

Montanans Maggie Voisin takes 4th, Darian Stevens 17th in Winter Olympics

PYEONGCHANG, SOUTH KOREA - Montana's slopestyle stars took their best shots in the Winter Olympics on Friday. Both came up short in their quest for a medal, but one came close to the podium. Maggie Voisin of Whitefish finished in...

Wade Sundell cashes in at San Antonio

(PRCA media release) SAN ANTONIO – Wade Sundell couldn’t be any happier with the competition at the 69th San Antonio Rodeo. The Coleman, Oklahoma, resident had a clean sweep in the saddle bronc riding after winning the third round with an...
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12-year-old Bozeman climber shines on national stage

BOZEMAN --The sport of bouldering is a climbing sport that outsiders could liken to climbing a jungle gym on steroids. It requires a unique balance of physical and mental toughness, and few in the country are better than 12-year-old Bozeman...

Helena’s Ty Erickson wins San Antonio round

(PRCA media release) SAN ANTONIO – Consistency is paying off with big dividends for several of the contestants in Bracket 3 of the San Antonio Stock Show Rodeo. This was the second round of the bracket. Four of the seven events...
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Bozeman doctor at Winter Olympics helping US Biathlon team

BOZEMAN - When people watch the Olympics, it's for the excitement, the national pride, and their favorite athletes. Viewers only see the competitors live or on a television screen, but not what makes these athletes so successful. One Montanan...

As Maggie Voisin looks to Olympic stage, Whitefish still has her heart

Whitefish's own Maggie Voisin is looking to carve her name into Olympic lore by bringing home a medal for Team USA at the 2018 Olympics. Expectations are high after Voisin won a gold medal at the 2018 X Games in...

Hass contends in two San Antonio Rodeo events; Polson’s John Robertson benefits

(PRCA media release) SAN ANTONIO (Feb. 13, 2018) – Clayton Hass from Weatherford, Texas, did something at the San Antonio Rodeo that no other contestant has done so far. He got money in more than one event during one performance. Hass...
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Bozeman Figure Skating Club holds first competition in 12 years

 BOZEMAN - Over the weekend the Bozeman Figure Skating Club took a page out of the Olympic handbook, holding its first figure skating competition in 12 years. The two-day Rocky Mountain Classic was held at the Gallatin County Fairgrounds. The...
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Butte Lady Irish hold court in Mining City

 BUTTE -- The City of Butte is proud of its athletic achievements, and a distinguished group of eighth graders is giving its hometown another reason. The Butte Lady Irish capped off a perfect weekend with a championship victory at...
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Southwestern Montana’s top sports performances of the past week

BOZEMAN -- Every week, there are a number of local teams and athletes who catch the eyes of the sports staff and KBZK and KXLF. The top performances are compiled and put into a list on Mondays. See the...

Clutch move vaults Waguespack to San Antonio semis

(PRCA media release) SAN ANTONIO –  The 2016 world champion steer wrestler, Tyler Waguespack, had to win the third round of Bracket 2 to have any opportunity to advance to the Semifinals and win a coveted San Antonio Rodeo championship. That’s...

Kastner rolling at San Antonio; latest PRCA world standings

(PRCA media release) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Bull rider Trevor Kastner is on a roll at the San Antonio (Texas) Stock Show & Rodeo, with $14,269 won so far at the event. The 30-year-old Oklahoma cowboy had the only qualified ride in...
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“Being a little insane helps:” What it takes to be a hockey goalie

HELENA - One hundred miles per hour. That's how fast a puck can move during a hockey game. So why would anyone, anywhere, EVER, on purpose, want to put their body in front of that? "Oh yeah, being a little insane...

PBR announces new over-the-top service RidePass

(PBR release) PUEBLO, Col. - Professional Bull Riders (PBR) today launched RidePass, a new 24/7 over-the-top (OTT) digital streaming service offering the world’s most comprehensive PBR and western sports content, encompassing more than 500 hours annually of exclusive live event...

PBR, NHSRA announce broad partnership in high school rodeo

(PBR release) PUEBLO, Col. - Professional Bull Riders (PBR) and National High School Rodeo Association (NHSRA) today announced a partnership to grow high school rodeo through media, marketing, and programs for youth. The extensive, multi-faceted partnership, which signals PBR’s further expansion...

PBR veteran Guilherme Marchi wins in Kansas City; Lockwood out injured

(PBR release) KANSAS CITY, Miss. - Veteran rider and 2008 PBR World Champion Guilherme Marchi (Tres Lagoas, Brazil), the athlete with the most qualified rides in Professional Bull Riders history, went a perfect 3-for-3 to win the 25th PBR: Unleash...

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Kalispell Glacier’s Ryan Edwards enters national championship game with Gonzaga basketball

GLENDALE, Ariz. – Ryan Edwards never won a Montana high school basketball championship during his career with Kalispell Glacier. Monday night, he has a...