Kaique Pacheco wins Last Cowboy Standing for third straight year

(PBR release) LAS VEGAS - Jack Shot turned out to be the jackpot bull for new PBR (Professional Bull Riders) world No.1 Kaique Pacheco (Itatiba, Brazil). Pacheco emerged as the only perfect rider in four rounds of intense bull riding, including...
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Mac Bignell, Taylor Mims named Montana AAU Little Sullivan winners

BILLINGS -- Less than three months after naming eight finalists for the Montana AAU Little Sullivan award, the Montana Amateur Athletic Union has announced that Mac Bignell and Taylor Mims are the 2018 winners of the award. Bignell recently completed...
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Missoula Mavs split Saturday doubleheader with Billings Scarlets

 MISSOULA- The Billings Scarlets visited the Missoula Mavericks Saturday afternoon to play an American Legion Baseball doubleheader. In the first game, the Mavs took a close one winning 2-1. In the second contest, the Mavs' pitching broke down and the Scarlets...
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Great Falls Chargers, Bozeman Bucks split Saturday doubleheader

GREAT FALLS -- The Bozeman Bucks defeated the Great Falls Chargers 8-5 in eight innings in Game 1 of the Saturday doubleheader at Centene Stadium before the Chargers bounced back in Game 2 for a 7-2 win to salvage...

Billings Royals sweep Butte Miners

BILLINGS - The Billings Royals scored 28 runs in a doubleheader sweep of Butte Saturday afternoon at Pirtz Field. The Royals rallied from a 9-4 deficit in Game 1 to claim an 18-16 win behind four RBI from Brooks Zimmer...

Montana-trained Bolt d’Oro falls off in final stretch, places 12th at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Kent. -- Montana-trained Bolt d'Oro finished 12th in the 144th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday afternoon. Derby-favorite Justify became the sixth consecutive favorite to win the race, remaining undefeated in a time of 2:04.20. Hall of fame...

Matt Triplett 4th, Jess Lockwood dumped in Last Cowboy Standing opener

(PBR release) LAS VEGAS - 2016 World Champion Cooper Davis (Jasper, Texas) brought the heat to Sin City as he won Round 1 of PBR’s (Professional Bull Riders) Last Cowboy Standing, presented by Ariat, at Helldorado Days on Friday night...
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Scouting an intriguing part of Big Sky VolleyFest

BILLINGS - The Expo Center at MetraPark should be packed Saturday and Sunday with thrills and kills. Big Sky Volleyfest makes its return to Billings with 144 teams from seven states, and one team from as far away as Chicago. On Friday, some players began taking...
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Thieme, Weber repeat as NBAA champions; Montana sends 6 teams

BILLINGS - Justin Thieme and Zach Weber of Illinois won their second straight National Bass Anglers Association championship recently in Tennessee, beating out 71 other teams including six from Montana. The three-day event on Kentucky Lake was attended by teams...
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Watch: Seattle Seahawk Will Dissly reflects on the NFL Draft

BOZEMAN - Last week was one of the craziest in Will Dissly’s life. He was back home in Bozeman, watching the NFL Draft, where he was one of the top tight ends in his class. “Going through the whole thing...

Montana-trained Bolt d’Oro among favorites at Kentucky Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Ike Green doesn’t mince words when asked about Bolt d’Oro, the Kentucky-bred, Montana-trained thoroughbred listed among the favorites for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Green, who trained the horse in Bigfork for about five months in...
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Missoula Mavericks dig out of early hole to beat Helena Senators 13-7

MISSOULA - The Helena Senators got out to a great start, but the Missoula Mavericks got the final result. The hosting Mavs dug out of a 5-0 hole to defeat the Senators on Wednesday night, 13-7. Helena scored five runs...
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Belgrade bowler Ethan Oddy off to Nationals in Dallas

BOZEMAN - For Ethan Oddy, the bowling alley holds a special place in his heart. “It’s just a place I can go to get all my nerves out and do something I like to do,” said Oddy. Since he was 2...
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Missoula Mismo gymnasts reach nationals and the next level

MISSOULA - Mismo Gymnastics turned in another great year. Now some of the stars of the Missoula club prepare for nationals and the next level, and they are doing it together. The youngest of Mismo's standouts, Kaetlyn Tenesch, is only...

PBR to produce new Cheyenne Frontier Days event

(PBR media release) PUEBLO, Colo. - As part of a multi-year agreement with Championship Bull Riding (CBR), Professional Bull Riders (PBR) will produce and stream on RidePass the final CBR Championship event on July 24. Moving forward, at select PBR events,...

J.W. Harris wins Del Rio XBulls D1 event; latest PRCA world standings

(PRCA media release) DEL RIO, Texas - J.W. Harris knows what it takes to be a PRCA world champion. The Goldthwaite, Texas, cowboy has won four world titles - 2008-10 and 2013 - and he wants to capture No. 5. To reach that...

Josh Huestis focused on improvement entering free agency

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – For the first time as a professional, Josh Huestis won’t know where he will play next year. In October, the Thunder declined to pick up his fourth year team option meaning the former Great Falls...
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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...
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Lucy Corbett’s record setting high jump leads the KRTV Gamchangers (Mon Apr 30)

#5. Toon and the Bison smacking the stuffing out of softballs AA Softball, battle of the undefeateds. Helena Capital and Great Falls High. Sophomore Anna Toon cranks out a moon shot home run here for the Bison and Great Falls...

Midland Roundtable top 10 track and field meet set for Tuesday

(Editor's Note: Press Release) LAUREL, MT - The 30th Annual Midland Roundtable Top Ten Track and Field Meet is Tuesday, May 1 at the Laurel High School Stadium.  The meet begins at 3:30 pm with field events; events on the...
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Belgrade Bandits sweep through home-opening doubleheader

 BELGRADE -- The Belgrade Bandits opened up their 2018 home campaign in style, beating Powell (Wyoming) by the mercy rule in both games of a doubleheader on Sunday afternoon. The Bandits won the first game 10-0, thanks to an all-around...

Billings Scarlets hold off late Bozeman Bucks rally

BOZEMAN -- The Bozeman Bucks scored plenty of runs late, but a game-tying, five-run sixth inning wasn't enough to overcome the Billings Scarlets in the Magic City on Sunday. The Scarlets plated a run in the bottom of the...

Fabiano Vieira Wins Columbus Invitational

(Editor's Note: PBR Press Release) COLUMBUS, Ohio - Backed by a flawless weekend performance inside the Schottenstein Center on the campus of The Ohio State University, Fabiano Vieira (Perola, Brazil) won his first 25th PBR: Unleash The Beast event of...
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Bozeman Bucks roll over Bitterroot Red Sox

BOZEMAN - The Bozeman Bucks continue their success in their first homestand of the season, sweeping the Bitterroot Red Sox in a doubleheader on Saturday afternoon. In the first game, the Bucks didn't allow a run, winning 10-0. They...

Bozeman’s Will Dissly selected by Seattle Seahawks in 4th round of NFL Draft

Washington Huskies tight end and former Bozeman Hawk Will Dissly was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks in the fourth round with the No. 120 overall pick on Saturday. “I think they really appreciated the complete player, the complete tight end...

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Highlights: Big Timber basketball sweeps Manhattan

BIG TIMBER - The Big Timber boys and girls basketball team defended their home court on Friday night, both getting wins against Manhattan. The...