Bitterroot Red Sox run-rule Laurel for another Regional title

LAUREL - The Bitterroot Red Sox put an emphatic cap to a remarkable two-year run Tuesday with a 13-3 win over the Laurel Dodgers in the championship of the Northwest 'A' Regional baseball tournament. The Red Sox broke the game...

Teddy Awards: Coach Selvig’s retirement and more of the week’s memorable plays

First Teddy of the day goes to Butte native and current Missoula Hellgate football coach Mick Morris for taking on the task of rebuilding the Knights varsity football team from the ground up. They have asked the MHSA to...

Former NFL coach Dick Vermeil addresses MCA Clinic in Great Falls

GREAT FALLS - For the 49th year, coaches from Montana gathered in Great Falls to learn tricks of the trade and hear from coaching legends at the annual Montana Coaches Association Clinic. And in 2016, organizers delivered with a big...

MSUB’s Bishop accepts head baseball job at South Dakota State

MSU-Billings media release After six years as the head baseball coach at Montana State University Billings, Rob Bishop has accepted the head baseball coaching position at NCAA Division I South Dakota State University in an announcement made Monday. “While we are...

Bone spurs can’t keep Kal Fuller from calf roping

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); 16-year-old calf roper Kal Fuller clocked the fastest time in Montana, earning a trip to the National High School Finals Rodeo. In Gillette, Wyoming he timed the second-fastest with a 9.22 and earned...

Cheyenne Frontier Days underway, Cody DeMoss aims for 4th title

Frontier Days Media release Not many rodeos showcase history as rich as Cheyenne Frontier Days. Not only has the event been held consistently since 1897, records have been kept throughout the years and for any rodeo contestant, having their name added to the...

Polson native Melinda Withrow advances to pole vault finals at Olympic Trials

EUGENE, Ore. – Melinda (Owen) Withrow, a Polson native, advanced to Sunday’s finals of the pole vault at the Olympic Trials at Hayward Field. Withrow, 31, cleared 4.35 meters in the qualifying round on Friday. She is one of 14...

4-H Shooting Sports wins at Daisy BB Gun Nationals

Carbon County 4-H Shooting Sports media release CARBON COUNTY - As the seven-member Carbon County 4-H youth shooting sports team entered the grand ballroom of the John Q. Hammons convention center they saw the Montana State Flag and their firing point, number 50....

Rodeo star Tyrell Smith embracing sobriety

Tyrell Smith has a life that many Cowboys only dream of. He’s an NFR qualifier, a National circuit finalist and has the natural talent it takes to compete with the best in the world. So it might come as...

First night of the Townsend NRA Rodeo

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); "What's a summer night in Montana without some rodeo? And tonight in Townsend, they did not disappoint. Now let’s start things off with the ladies,” says MTN Sport’s Andy Curtis Breakaway roping will...

Shepherd world champion down to last arm wrestling effort

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push();   On a small piece of land in Shepherd, Jim Wright trains and takes care of his home. He also feeds his chickens. "Get over here," he calls while tossing bread. Wright is a world champion arm wrestler...

Former Wyoming Cowboys reunite in NBA Summer League

University of Wyoming media release LARAMIE, Wyo. - A Cowboy basketball reunion was held in Las Vegas as three former players and two coaches participated in the NBA Summer League. Former UW head coach Larry Shyatt coached for the Dallas Mavericks....

Bitterroot Red Sox bring a reason to smile back to Hamilton

// // The Bitterroot Red Sox keep hauling in new trophies. The legion baseball club claimed a second straight class A state title Monday. The Red Sox held off one of their biggest rivals, the Glacier Twins, 9-7 in the...

$20.4 million shatters UW Athletics fundraising record

University of Wyoming media release University of Wyoming media release University of Wyoming Athletics shattered its annual fundraising record in the 2015-16 fiscal year as donors contributing over $20 million. Over 4,500 donors contributed $20.4 million to the UW Athletics annual fund, as...

PRCA photographer Jackie Jensen searching for the perfect shot

// You can learn a lot by watching Jackie Jensen at a rodeo. For example, did you know the best place to photograph rough stock events is from a vantage point six inches off the ground? “It gives you an honest...

Ty Everson headed to 1st National High School Finals Rodeo

Montana has sent some big-name cowboys to the world of professional rodeo – think Dan Mortenson and Clay Tryan, or steer wrestlers like Beau Clark and Ty Erickson. Next up could be teen Ty Everson, a protégé of those great...

Christina Aragon finishes 9th in semifinal heat at Olympic Trials

EUGENE, Ore. – Billings’ Christina Aragon saw her Olympic hopes end Friday, placing ninth in her semifinal heat of the women’s 1,500-meter run at the Olympic Trials. Aragon finished the race in 4:12.71. Jenny Simpson crossed the finish line in...

Christina Aragon advances to semifinals of Olympic Trials

EUGENE, Ore. – Christina Aragon is moving on to the semifinals at the U.S. Olympic Trials. The Billings Senior graduate finished third in the first preliminary heat of the women’s 1,500-meters with a time of 4:14:06. That time was good...

Senators top Bozeman 8-6; state tournament next weekend

The Helena Senators rallied from an early deficit to beat the Bozeman Bucks 8-6 on Tuesday night at Kindrick Legion Field. Bozeman opened the first inning with a Morgan Hostetler 2RBI double to give the Bucks an early advantage. Bozeman...

Mini buckers wow at Butte County Fairgrounds

// One of the most fun sporting events in the state took place at the Butte County Fairgrounds - the Montana mini buckers. Two-year-old future rodeo sensation Bronc Demers would post the score of the night with an 81. Garrett Cunningham didn't see...

Modified sprint car racing at Gallatin Speedway

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); And there is some great wheel to wheel racing at the Gallatin Speedway. Let’s start with the modified sprint race. That's point’s leader Jeremy Meirhofer from Belgrade in the 32 car, trying to...

Ryan Porch builds big lead at Men’s State Am

LAUREL - Ryan Porch is 18 holes away from the biggest win of his golf career. The Glacier High grad, from tiny Dayton, Mont. on Flathead Lake, fired a tournament-best -6, 66 Friday morning to take a seven-shot lead at the...

Big Sky Polocrosse holds their first tournament in Belgrade

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); This is something you don't exactly see every day, but maybe here in Montana we shouldn't be too surprised about it. This is polocrosse, yes, lacrosse on horses....

Chase Outlaw wins 2016 Livingston Classic PBR

// The PBR braved the rain at the Park County Fair Grounds last night for the Livingston Classic. It would be a close one for a while. Here's Chase Outlaw from Hamburg Arkansas. After a win Thursday night he hangs...

Helena Brewers announce opening-day roster

The Helena Brewers open the 2016 Pioneer League baseball season with a four-game home stand against Great Falls at Kindrick Legion Field beginning Friday. The Brewers, who played the American Legion Helena Senators on Tuesday, announced their opening-day roster Wednesday....

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FRENCHTOWN - Teams from around Montana all want to win state championships this week. But for a select few, it's expected. Frenchtown softball owns...