Sunday, March 26, 2023

Local Sports

Want to know the latest in today's local sports news? Below, we share breaking local sports new articles and updates.

Updated 1 day, 17 hours ago

Flathead boys basketball coach Johnsrud steps down

Flathead High is looking for a new boys basketball coach, after word came Friday that Dirk Johnsrud will no long...

Updated 2 weeks ago
State B girls: Vals win first ever state title

The undefeated Bigfork Valkyries capped off their final season playing in Class B by beating Big Timber 49-37 to win their first ever state championship on S...

Updated 2 weeks ago
State B boys: Vikings clamp down on defense for third place finish

The Bigfork Vikings capped off their final year competing in Class B with a third place finish at state after beating Red Lodge 45-36 on Saturday.

Updated 2 weeks ago
State A boys: Unbeaten Lewistown tops Dillon for boys crown

The Lewistown Golden Eagles capped off an unbeaten season with a State A championship after defeating the Dillon Beavers 54-47 on Saturday at MSU’s Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

Updated 2 weeks ago
State A girls: Blue Ponies repeat as champs

Havre got 20 points from Yelena Miller and 18 from Amaya Jarvis to repeat as the State A girls champions with a 74-57 win over Hardin on Saturday at the MSU Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.

Updated 2 weeks ago
State AA girls: Bravettes make title game

Kennedy Moore’s 20 points and 10 rebounds stick out in Flathead’s 51-43 defeat of the defending state champion Skyview Falcons, in the late semifinal game at Civic Center. But there was so much more that fueled a...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State B boys: Mustangs burst out the gates to beat Vikings

Malta pushed the pace early and often to take a 47-41 win over Bigfork in a State B semifinal Saturday afternoon. Bodhi Brenden made three 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 17 points for the Mustangs.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State B girls: Gunlock has double-double, Vals seal ticket to state title game

It was the Braeden Gunlock show Saturday night at the class B state semifinal with Gunlock notching a double-double in the first half on her way to a 33-point, 17-rebound performance and most importantly for the ...

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State A girls: Hardin, Havre to meet in chipper

Hardin and Havre will meet Saturday in the State A girls final, while four other teams will battle for a place in the third place game.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State AA boys: Golden Bears’ surge turns away Wolfpack

Up 40-30 late in the third quarter, the Bears (19-4) held off the Wolfpack for a 52-43 win at the Butte Civic Center. They’ll take on Missoula Hellgate for the state championship Saturday around 8 p.m.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
State A boys: Wildcats bow out of tourney

Glendive toppled Columbia Falls Friday by building on a 26-point second quarter and 19 points from Micheal Murphy. The Wildcats finished the season 17-7.

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Wetzel, co-founder of Montana Indian Athletic Hall, dies, 74

Don Wetzel Sr., a championship-winning athlete, coach and co-founder of the Montana Indian Athletic Hall of Fame, has died. He was 74.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
State A boys: Maroons topple Wildcats

Dougie Peoples scored 14 points and helped the Butte Central Maroons hold off the Columbia Falls Wildcats 53-44 in a State A Boys Basketball quarterfinal on ...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
State B boys: Vikings beat Rams 55-48 in comeback fashion

The Bigfork Vikings held off a hungry Red Lodge team to win 55-48 in a game that featured 11 lead changes Thursday during the first round of the Class B Stat...

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
State B girls: Vals rally, top Baker 52-38

A 14-0 run bridging the third and fourth quarters carried the unbeaten Vals past Baker 52-38 at the State B girls basketball tournament at Four Seasons Arena.

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
State A girls: Browning bounced by Havre

Amaya Jarvis and Yelena Miller scored in double digits to lift the Havre Blue Ponies to a 73-53 win over the Browning Lady Indians in the first round of the State A Girls basketball tournament on Thursday.