Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   One of the things I enjoy the most about this job is having people stop me to talk sports. I've yet to get tired of it after almost 10 years. Typically, people want to talk about the Cowboys and Cowgirls or the MCC teams. But at this time of year, the discussions are almost exclusively about the Super Bowl. And the question I receive...
  •   The Miles City fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball league got started this week with two games on each Tuesday and Thursday nights. Timber Wolves 8, Thunder Cats 8 The Timber Wolves broke open a close game with a big third quarter in their season-opener. The Timber Wolves held a 6-4 lead at halftime, but then outscored the Thunder Cats...
  •     The Miles City Royals will be taking on the Billings Renegades in adult league hockey games on Saturday afternoon. There is free admission to the games which will be played at 12 p.m., and 4 p.m,. on Saturday at the Agri-Sports Complex.  The games are not affiliated with any leagues, but both teams will be gearing up for the...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams will host Pioneers in Pink in conjunction with their Homecoming activities on Saturday afternoon. The MCC teams will be playing Northwest College on Saturday, starting at 3 p.m., on Saturday. Show your support by wearing pink to the games. Ticket sales, 50/50 ticket sales, halftime pop shoots and...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams hosted Casper College last night in a Region IX North Sub-Region double header at the MCC Centra. The Pioneer men had won four of their last five Region IX games, but lost 92-70 last night to Casper. That dropped the Pioneers to 12-11 overall on the year and 5-5 in the North. The MCC women lost...
  •   With the regular season winding down, the Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team hosted Laurel and Billings Central last night in a pair of duals at the CCDHS gym. Sidney also wrestled both Central and Laurel. The Cowboys earned a 42-39 win over Central, but then lost to Laurel 66-12. Sidney won both their duals easily, 74...
  •   The term streaky continues to define the 2013-14 season for the Custer County District High School Cowgirls. The Cowgirls won their first two games of the season, but then lost their first five games of January. With a dominant 58-32 win over Dickinson, N.D., last night, the Cowgirls have now won their last four games. “We’ve...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team suffered their third straight defeat, falling to Dickinson, N.D., on the road last night, 69-56. After playing back-and-forth through the first half, Dickinson took a 31-26 lead into the halftime break. In the second half, the Cowboys never got closer than four points as...
  •   The Miles Community College baseball team added its first Montanan for the 2014-15 season with the signing of Kale Murgel of Helena. Murgel is the second player of the 2014-15 class to sign with MCC. Murgel, a 6’4, 185-pound pitcher, is a senior at Helena High. In addition to being an All-Conference pitcher for the Helena Senators, he...
  •   The freshmen girls basketball team at Custer County District High School has had a learning season so far. They currently sit at 2-8 on the season. The Cowgirls opened the year with a 40-33 loss against Hardin. The Cowgirls were outscored 10-3 in the second quarter, proving to be the difference. Mariah Beehler and Madissen Hill led the team...