PBR forms record label, signs artist as part of patriotic campaign

PUEBLO, Colo. — PBR (Professional Bull Riders) has formed a new record label, PBR Music, enabling the organization to closely partner with its first artist, country singer/songwriter and U.S. Army Combat Veteran Ryan Weaver. Weaver will record music for...
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NILE Rodeo: Round 1 highlights

BILLINGS - Round 1 highlights of the NILE Rodeo at Rimrock Auto Arena. The second performance is Friday at 7 p.m. with Tough Enough to Wear Pink Night. The NILE's final performance is Saturday at 7 p.m.

Former wrestling star Tommy McMillen among the top names in ICF 29 fight card

GREAT FALLS -- Mixed martial arts return to the Four Seasons Arena for Intense Championship Fighting 29 on Friday, only this time the promotion is under new management. Terrill Bracken and Fusion Fight League purchased the ICF brand from Cory...
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HIGHLIGHTS: Titans take the Helena Small Fry Junior Championship

HELENA - The Helena Small Fry Junior football championship between the Leavitt Group Titans and Sears Vikings was decided Thursday night when the Titans won 14-6.
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Tour de France racer Tyler Hamilton: dark days, Lance Armstrong, life after cycling

BILLINGS - When Lance Armstrong won seven Tour de France titles he wasn't anywhere near confessing to performance enhancing drugs. But after years of denial and attacking teammates, competitors and media, Armstrong stunned the world and confessed in an Oprah Winfrey exclusive. The...
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Hunting traditions and safety passed on through hunter education

HELENA - Thursday is the first day of Montana's two-day youth hunt that gives kids from ages 12 to 15 a chance to hunt deer two days before general hunting season opens. The Youth Hunt gives many young hunters across...
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Bozeman athlete wins Louisville Ironman, qualifies for 2018 world competition

BOZEMAN -- Age really is just a number. Bozeman resident Renee Swinson, a graduate of Montana State University, qualified for a spot in the 2018 world Ironman competition over the weekend. Swinson won the female's age 40-44 division of the...

Nominated by Montana Circuit, Billquist honored as PRCA Veterinarian of the Year

(PRCA media release) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - With more than 25 years of service and dedication to the health and welfare of rodeo livestock, Dr. Jerry Billquist has been selected as the 2017 Zoetis PRCA Veterinarian of the Year. Billquist, of...
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KRTV Gamechangers (Mon Oct 16)

#5. The freshman can throw some dimes! North Dakota visiting Montana. Second half, freshman quarterback Gresch Jensen off the play action pass, throws an absolute dime into the corner of the end zone and Keenan Curran makes an over...

Dener Barbosa claims first PBR victory; Lockwood in tight world title race

(PBR release) RALEIGH, N.C. - With the first PBR (Professional Bull Riders) event win of his career, rookie Dener Barbosa (Paulo de Faria, Brazil) moved into first in the Rookie of the Year race over Cody Teel (Koontz, Texas) after...

Jess Lockwood bucked off in return to PBR

(The PBR contributed to this report) RALEIGH, N.C. - World No. 5 PBR athlete Jess Lockwood was bucked off Captain in his first ride back from a three-week injury absence Saturday night in Round 1 of the Frontier Communications Invitational...

Kalispell’s Theresa Marie Pitts breaks own world record pushing stroller

KALISPELL - In June, Theresa Marie Pitts had never run competitively. Four months later, she has broken three world records. The 38-year-old mother of eight set a half-marathon record at the Governor's Cup in Helena this June for the fastest...

Billings Edge, Magic City soccer clubs merge

(BUSC media release) BILLINGS - Magic City Soccer Club and Edge Soccer Academy jointly announce the unification of the two clubs into a single entity called Billings United Soccer Club. Billings United Soccer Club will provide a comprehensive, high quality soccer...

AQHA/PRCA Horses of the Year announced

(PRCA media release) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Five first-time winners were chosen as American Quarter Horse Association/Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association Horses of the Year, which were announced Oct. 10. Three horses were named in each of the six categories, and the lone...
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Hall of Fame bowler Dave Winslow far from done

BILLINGS - Normally when sports figures enter a Hall of Fame, it's after retiring from the sport. But Q2's Athlete of the Week is the exception to that rule. He's far from done. The first time Dave Winslow picked up...

Kyle Whitaker captures 9th PRCA Linderman award

(PRCA media release) COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Twenty years ago, Kyle Whitaker won his first Linderman Award, a decoration bestowed upon select cowboys that win at least $1,000 in a minimum of three events, where two of three must include one...
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Barrett Stanghill credits Montana roots for wrestling success

ROCHESTER, Minn. – Barrett Stanghill had a late introduction to the world of wrestling. While many athletes begin training as early as age 5, Stanghill didn’t step onto the mats until the seventh grade. “I knew nothing about it, but...
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KRTV Gamechangers (Mon Oct 9)

#5. Jared Schaaf with the thievery We start with AA football, CMR vs. Skyview. Garrison Rothwell rolls right and throws just a tad too high and it’s intercepted by Jared Schaaf and he takes it 30 yards back untouched...
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White Sulphur Springs 7th grader with Kabuki Syndrome scores touchdown

Gavin Voldseth is a seventh grader in the White Sulphur Springs school district. Gavin has Kabuki Syndrome, a disorder characterized by multiple abnormalities that include growth delays and some intellectual disability. Gavin likes music and loves participating in sports...

Yellowstone Rim Runners to host Montana Cup in Billings Oct. 29

(Montana Cup media release) BILLINGS - The Yellowstone Rim Runners are proud to host the Montana Cup team cross country race on Sunday, October 29th at John H. Dover Memorial Park.  The Montana Cup is a unique Montana event that...

Dakota Buttar earns first PBR victory in Nampa

(PBR media release) NAMPA, Idaho – On the cusp of being cut from the PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS), Canadian Dakota Buttar recorded his first career event victory at just the right time. With the 2017...
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Double Nickel celebrates 200th bowling tournament in Billings

BILLINGS - The bowling lanes were full on Sunday at Fireside Lanes for the Dave Rawden Memorial Tournament. The Dave Rawden Memorial Tournament represented event No. 200 for the Double Nickel Association. Dale Matthaes is the tournament's director and spoke to the...
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Junior ninjas train at Missoula’s MISMO Gym

MISSOULA - The childhood dream of growing up to become a ninja used to be just that - a dream. But now, Missoula's Mismo Gym is helping a new generation develop their ninjitsu skills in this week's Youth Sports...

Cody Teel wins season’s final PBR 15/15 Bucking Battle

(PBR media release) NAMPA, Idaho. – With the 2017 PBR (Professional Bull Riders) Built Ford Tough World Finals only three weeks away every point toward the PBR world standings matter. Built Ford Tough Series (BFTS) leading rookie Cody Teel (Kountze,...

Philipsburg native Barrett Stanghill wins U23 title; qualifies for world team

ROCHESTER, Minn. - Philipsburg native Barrett Stanghill made his dream come true on Saturday. The former Northern Michigan wrestler defeated Richard Carlson 6-0, 3-0 to capture the U23 World Team Trial championship at 85 kilograms. The victory secures a...

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Opening Day is the best day

BILLINGS - Minor league baseball returned to Billings on Monday night as the Billings Mustangs opened the season at home against the Missoula Osprey....