Monthly archive

January, 2016

  • The Cowgirls took on the Laurel Lady Locomotives Thursday night at the CCDHS gymnasium. Laurel came out on top with a 58-49 win over the Cowgirls. The Cowgirls had a tough game, not hitting shots, and the taller Laurel team managed to get around their fullcourt press by launching the ball downcourt. The Cowgirls had a hard time landing their shots...
  • Cliff Pollert, who has lived in Miles City since 1964 and worked as a mechanic for many years, took up a hobby when he retired: Woodworking. Not picnic tables or bookshelves, but a slightly different form of woodworking. He makes things like Ferris wheels. Very small Ferris wheels. Very small, very delicate, working wooden Ferris wheels. He orders...
  • The American Legion Custer Post No. 5 of Miles City and Kurt Holmlund, Eastern Montana State Veterans Cemetery manager/sextant, are working together to finish the Avenue of Flags at the state veterans cemetery in Miles City. “The big United States flags line both sides of the main road leading to Monument Circle. Flags are displayed on...
  • Amusement Services of Miles City coordinated a Pool and Dart Tournament in support of the local Miles City Toys for Tots program. Angie Omicioli of Amusement Services said that the inaugural tournament was “a great event and it went very well.” It went so well that she was able to write a check for $5,000 to Toys for Tots. As in...
  • Wrapping up the last of their preseason games, the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers took on the Williston State College Tetons Monday night at home. Neither team came up with a win, both of the Tetons teams were very put together and handled the ball very well. The Lady P’s lost 61-59 and The...
  • On Saturday, January 9, from 9 a.m. until noon or everything is gone, the St. Elizabeth’s Circle of Sacred Heart Church will hold their fourth annual “Boxing Day Giveaway” at the Sacred Heart Parish Hall. Boxing Day is traditionally celebrated in Great Britain on December 26. Some historians say the holiday developed because...
  •   The MCC Pioneers and Lady P’s continued their holiday series in Coeur d’Alene and Las Vegas, respectively, but both teams suffered a loss. The Pioneers lost their second in a row to San Jose City College 78-62 and the Lady P’s lost to Salt Lake Community College 62-42. The men were 35 percent from the field goal range, 30...
  •    The CCDHS Cowboy basketball team headed to Fergus County while the girls battled them at home Saturday. The Cowboys had a strong 56-31 win, that leave them undefeated for the season and #1 in the conference. Coach Houston Finn was happy with the results, “It went well.” Matt Blunt had a fantastic defensive game and Parker...
  •   The Generals Squirts headed to Glasgow Sunday, playing two games. They lost the first game of the year 9-7 to a strong Glasgow team. They were able to take the second, 6-4, from Glasgow, with a hard fought win.  “Both games were very close,” said manager Brandon Taylor. In game one Charlie Lang played goalie and block 17 of...