Jimmy Walker outlasts Jason Day to win first major title

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - It took 70 holes, but we finally got ourselves a golf tournament. Jason Day went to the final two holes of the 2016 PGA Championship on Sunday trailing leader Jimmy Walker by two strokes. Day...

Mustangs overcome another late deficit to clinch series

// // This is a release from the Billings Mustangs BILLINGS - The Billings Mustangs (2-0, 25-15) earned their third consecutive win on Saturday with a 5-4 victory over the Great Falls Voyagers (0-2, 21-19) in front of 2,786 at...

Sorini-25 bike race honors late racer in Butte

The Butte 100, 50, and 25 mile bike races took off in Butte today, but without one of their most beloved riders and enthusiasts. Dr. Peter Sorini passed away this February at the age of 56. “Peter's the finest neurosurgeon...

Rains postpone PGA Championship; long Sunday ahead

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, N.J. - There was no meaningful golf played on Saturday at Baltusrol as most of the third round got washed out in the afternoon. Only 18 groups were about to finish up on Saturday before play was...

Northern Rodeo Association kicks off two-day stay in Butte

// // The Northern Rodeo Association gathered in Butte on Thursday night to kick off the two-day rodeo event. Helena’s Walt Anseth was able to handle his steer faster than his counterparts, taking him down in 5.4 seconds. Montana State rodeo...

KXLF Athlete of the Week: Butte YMCA brings three-on-three tournament back to Butte

BUTTE YMCA BRINGS THREE-ON-THREE TOURNAMENT BACK TO BUTTE Three-on-three basketball is back, thanks to the Butte YMCA. This year marks the second consecutive outdoor tournament and it saw an increase in attendance. “When we were growing up, we had a three-on-three...

Missoula’s Maggie Crippen captures Women’s State Am title

var _ndnq = _ndnq || ; _ndnq.push(); For the second time in five years, Maggie Crippen won the Women’s State Am golf tournament in Helena. The Missoula native and North Dakota State golfer led from start to finish at Green...

Missoula’s Maggie Crippen in control of 99th Women’s State Am

Maggie Crippen extended her lead at the 99th annual Montana Women's State Am on Wednesday, shooting the only under-par round of golf in the tournament. Crippen fired a 1-under 72 and owns a seven stroke lead heading into Thursday's...

Missoula’s Maggie Crippen owns one stroke lead at Women’s State Am

// // Helena golf courses have been kind to Maggie Crippen. The former Missoula Loyola star and current North Dakota State golfer owns a one-stroke lead over Whitefish's Coral Schulz after the opening round of the 99th Women's State...

Zeke Thurston continues hot streak at Frontier Days

Frontier Days media release Tuesday’s rodeo action at Frontier Park was full of lead changes. Steer wrestlers and team ropers started out the day with slack at 7 a.m. Those events were also part of the rodeo that afternoon. Billy Bugenig...

Summer fly fishing tips

Even with the temperatures high and some the Hoot Owl time restrictions in place there is still plenty of great fly fishing to be done around the state, If you know what to use and where to go. "This time...

Teddy Awards: Christina Aragon leads the weeks best

I know a lot of people hate Monday’s, but those are people who don't know about our Teddy Awards. So let’s set the tone for the week. We'll start off with the motor sports this week and a Teddy to...

Race car drivers prepare for the heat

It's no secret that it's hot out, but imagine if you had to get into a fire-proof suit and squeeze into a metal can. The racers at the Gallatin Speedway do it every weekend and take a few extra...

Thurston impresses at Frontier Days, Lockhart steals average lead

Frontier Days media release Zeke Thurston had a lot to smile about after the third performance of the 120th annual Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo. Thurston, from Big Valley, Alberta, took the lead in the first round of saddle bronc riding with...

Billings Mustangs win first-half title, clinch playoff berth

// // GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. - The Billings Mustangs clinched the Pioneer League North Division first half title Sunday night with a 12-2 win against the Grand Junction Rockies. The title earns the Mustangs the first playoff berth of...

Rookie bull rider impresses at Cheyenne Frontier Days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A big arena, notorious bucking bulls and a legendary rodeo didn’t intimidate bull rider Roscoe Jarboe. Jarboe is competing at his very first Cheyenne Frontier Days Rodeo and has become the first and only man to ride...

Ryan Porch runs away with State Am title

// // LAUREL - Ryan Porch was sick of finishing second. After being the runner-up at the last two Montana Men's State Amateur golf tournaments, plus finishing second at this past spring's Big Sky Championships, the Glacier High grad emphatically...

Christina Aragon advances to final at World U20 Championships

BYDGOSZCZ, Poland – Christina Aragon advanced to the finals of the 1,500-meter run at the World Under 20 Championships. The former Billings Senior star placed fourth in her heat featuring the best junior runners from around the world. Aragon finished...

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...

Kalispell’s Ryan Porch takes Day 1 State Am lead

    Montana State Golf Association media release LAUREL – Ryan Porch of Kalispell leads after the first round of the 99th Montana State Amateur Golf Championship. Porch’s 68 puts him one shot clear of second place Mark Mance (Whitefish) and Caleb...

Kalispell’s Ryan Porch atop crowded leaderboard at State Am

LAUREL - Kalispell's Ryan Porch fired an opening round -4, 68, Thursday to take a one-shot lead over a talented field at the Montana Men's State Amateur golf tournament in Laurel. Porch carded five birdies to just one bogey on 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...

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...

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...

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...

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Montana State’s Delaney Junkermier rising to the occassion in final season

BOZEMAN - When Delaney Junkermier is on the court, the Montana State Bobcats become extremely dangerous. The 6-foot senior is a threat on both...