Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • The Miles City Mavericks fell twice Thursday against two Idaho teams. They were beaten 7-6 in eight innings in Game 2 after losing 13-5 to South Fremont to start the weekend on the road. In the first game, South Fremont broke it open with four runs in the third to snap a 2-2 tie. Another four in the fifth and three in the seventh made it a one-...
  • The Miles City Outlaws scored four runs in the third inning and held on for a 5-3 victory over Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in Thursday’s first round of a baseball tournament in Williston, North Dakota. The Outlaws trailed 1-0 after the first inning before putting together its four-run rally in the third. Makenzie Gross drove home two runs, and...
  • If you’re interested in seeing Montana’s best football players — all 2017 high school graduates — then Connors Stadium in Miles City is the place to be Saturday night. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Of the 34 players on the Montana roster, at least 30 are bound for colleges. They’ll look to improve their record to 18-6 in this...
  • Earning a ride down Main Street on a fire truck is no common thing in Miles  City. But the Miles City Posse U19 soccer team got that well-deserved ride after winning the Montana Cup championship June 10-11 in Livingston. The tourney featured 20 teams in U14 to U19 divisions. The Posse U19 team, which went 9-4-1 in the regular season, opened...
  • The WaterWorks Art Museum (WAM) will be presenting two new exhibits in the facility’s galleries. The first is “Gallery 12,” which will be in the main gallery at the museum located west of Miles City on Waterplant Road. The second show, “Art Along the Bighorn: A Child’s Perspective,” will be in Gallery B. A free...
  • The return of public transit in Custer County moved one step closer to reality last week. Custer County Commissioners Thursday voted unanimously to accept a pair of grants from the Montana Department of Transportation. Their receipt will put into motion plans for a public transit system in the county. The county plans to purchase a pair of vans...
  • With the deadline for filing for Miles City Council seats approaching, none of the four incumbents are being challenged as yet. The four-year term of one incumbent from each of the four wards will expire this year, but Kenneth Gardner (Ward 1), Rick Huber (Ward 2), Brant Kassner (Ward 3) and Dwayne Andrews (Ward 4) were unopposed as of Thursday...
  • Dwan Edwards played in the National Football League for 12 seasons. That may not be considered unusual, but how often do you get to say that about someone from Columbus, Montana? His final game was the 2016 Super Bowl as a member of the Carolina Panthers, who lost 24-10 to the Denver Broncos. So Edwards and quarterback Peyton Manning retired the...
  • Clay Kincheloe teamed up with two cowboys to complete a stellar weekend in the Wrangler Team Roping Championship at the Eastern Montana Fairgrounds. The Miles City roper, a heeler, placed first in the average of the Big Money (5) event with header Tristan Hoffman of Warden, Montana, in a time 24.04 seconds.  They split $3,440 for their...
  • The dream continues for 21-year-old Brac Warren, a graduate of Custer County District High School who has been drafted by the San Francisco Giants. Warren, a 6-foot-4, 215-pound right-handed junior pitcher at the University of Oregon, was taken in the 17th round — the 516th overall pick — in Wednesday’s portion of the MLB draft,...