Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • MCYBA will be holding tryouts for their Colt program. Kids ages 14 and 15 are eligible to try out for the new program.  Tryouts will be held at the MCYBA indoor facility on Feb 14 at 1 pm. For any questions email Jeff Brabant brabantj@milescc.edu
  • Dustin Roger Hickey “Gentle Giant” died Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Odessa, Texas, due to unexpected medical complications, with his fiancée Virginia “Mariel” Vera by his side. Visitation will be Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, with the family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City...
  • Gary Eugene Bull, 78, died peacefully on the evening of Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016, succumbing to a hard-fought battle with Alzheimer’s. He was being visited and comforted by family members at Sheridan Manor in Sheridan, Wyoming, at the time of his death.  Born in Miles City on May 17, 1937, he was the second child of Harold and Anne (Thex...
  • In their second-to-last set of home games Saturday afternoon the MCC Pioneers took on Sheridan College. The Ladies had a tough match-up, dropping the game 85-57. The men’s team had more success, winning 81-79 at the last moments of the game. The Lady Pioneers had a solid first half, playing a competitive and cohesive game. The Lady Pioneers...
  • The CCDHS Cowgirls had a rough time over the weekend. Thursday they traveled to Laurel to battle the Lady Locomotives and ended the night with a 65-55 loss. The Cowgirls then took on Billings Central at home Saturday night, but lost 52-40. The ladies battled hard in Laurel but had a poor second half. Shooting 39 percent from the field and 28...
  • Caleb Frare made it to the Major League, but he has had a rocky start to his baseball career. Originally from Miles City, Frare was drafted in 2012 to the New York Yankees. Frare has been a part of the organization for four years, but he has only been active for one. While pitching in the Dominican in the fall of 2012, Frare popped his elbow,...
  • The Cowboy wrestling team traveled to Havre over the weekend and competed in Divisionals for the chance to make it to the State Tournament in Billings this week. Six wrestlers earned all-conference honors and qualified for state: Kon Speelmon at 113, Joe Murnion at 126, Jacob Swope at 132, Torrey Watts at 138, Josh Sundgren at 182 and Caid Dickman...
  • The 24th annual Cowtown Beef Breeders Show enjoyed spring-like weather and a high turn-out Friday, making for another successful show.   With temperatures in the 40s and the sun shining, 40 of the 43 assigned pens were full of young bulls. John Laney, executive director of the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce, suspected some black ice road...
  • On February 9 from 7-8 p.m., Custer Network Against Domestic Abuse and Sexual Assault (CNADA) will host a forum focused around stalking through technology in room 110 at Miles Community College. This discussion will be led by community professionals focused on identifying, reporting and stopping stalking. Custer County Attorney Wyatt Glade, a...
  • The Generals high school team took on Great Falls last weekend. The Generals had played hard, but ended up dropping both games 7-2. Saturday night Great Falls took an early lead scoring at 8:22, but the Generals came back at 6:33 with a goal by Seth Hamilton assisted by Jesse James. Great Falls scored once more before the period ended. In the...