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 By John Hamilton    News    July 12, 2018 

What will 2018 fire season bring?

Into the fire season we go. Fire season has not really gotten hot yet in western Montana, and local wildland fire officials hope to keep the 2018...

 

the ART of the BUGLE

Did that majestic bull elk just tip its crowned head, with seven gnarly royal points on each side, e...

 
 By John Hamilton    News    June 28, 2018

Agencies prepare for f ire season

by John Hamilton When it comes to wildfire, complacency is the enemy; and the makings of another hot fire season seem to be in place. With the memory...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 28, 2018

Hill gang golfers enjoy Monday play

You have to get up pretty early in the morning if you are going to be part of the Over the Hill golfing gang. Okay, you really don’t have to get up...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 14, 2018

Cougs to host 2 twinbills

If you haven't seen them play yet, this weekend's games in Plains could be the last chance you get...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 14, 2018

One more game

The much-decorated Thompson Falls student-athlete Jase Sorenson got the chance to play one more football game as a Blue Hawk, before flying away to No...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 7, 2018

Kassidy, Kelsey, Stacy earn B-C softball recognition, honors

by John Hamilton Three Sanders County softball players have been named to the 2018 Western B-C...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 7, 2018

Montana State Target Shoot hits bull's eye

Randy Pirker did not invent competitive archery shooting, but he did help make it a big deal in...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    June 7, 2018

Riech returns to teach throwers

The legend returns; and here comes an opportunity to learn from two of the masters of javelin throwing in the United States. Legendary Hot Springs ath...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 31, 2018

Red Devil rising

by John Hamilton Red Devil rising; and he is not finished yet. Goal-oriented Noxon junior Levi...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 31, 2018

Plains athletes bond on State C excursion

Plains track and field coach Denise Montgomery knows there is a lot more to being a team than...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 31, 2018

Blue Hawk thinclads compete at State B meet

One season into her Thompson Falls track and field coaching job, Trenna Ferris is thinking she is...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 31, 2018

Trotters drop two close ones at State B-C tourney

The Plains-Hot Springs Trotters now know they belong among the best, and will make another run at ad...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Young Lady Hawks play well but fall

It was only a little over two months long, but the Lady Hawks' return to the playing fields of compe...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Hawks 4th, 5th in Western B

The Thompson Falls boys won fourth and the Lady Hawks fifth at the Western B-C divisional track and...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Plains thinclads move on

In Class C, only the best of the best even get the opportunity to move on to the State C track and f...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Devil athletes score big

Little big team. The Noxon Red Devil track and field teams, not big in numbers but long on talent and desire, accorded themselves quite well at the...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Trotters win way to State B-C tournament

It has been a great run so far; why should the fun stop now? The Plains-Hot Springs Trotters fought...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 24, 2018

Hawks excel at State B

Only four-strong, the Thompson Falls golfing team made quite a splash at the State B golf...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

Zeroing in on State

They are the Blue Hawks' fearless foursome of the golfing links, and they are currently competing...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

A final rehearsal

Consider this the final rehearsal before the real thing. The Thompson Falls Blue Hawk track and fiel...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

Trotters win Twilight Zone battle

There is a dimension beyond that which is known to man. It is a dimension as vast as space as...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

Plains track teams hope to move on

Even without one of their best, they are still among the best. Competing without their defending State C champion Jessica Thompson (who won the C...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

Now is the time in prep track wars

If you really want to get to the next level, this week's divisional track meets in Frenchtown are...

 
 By John Hamilton    Sports    May 17, 2018

Red Devils shine bright in 14C meet

The Noxon Red Devil track and field teams made quite a splash in last week’s two-day District 14C meet in Missoula, winning a strong second place...

 

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