Monthly archive

March, 2014

  •   The 2013-14 seasons came to a close for the Miles Community College basketball teams at their respective Region IX Tournaments. Both the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers lost in their first-round games. Nothing went right for the Pioneers in their 87-57 loss to Western Nebraska in Sterling, Colo. “We didn’t play well, bottom line,...
  •   Thursday Game 1- Laurel vs. Stevensville, 12:30 p.m. (first-round) Game 2- Columbia Falls vs. Havre, 2 p.m. (first-round) Game 3- Dillon vs. Miles City, 6:30 p.m. (first-round) Game 4- Belgrade vs. Whitefish/Polson winner, 8 p.m. (first-round)   Friday Game 5- Loser Game 1 vs. Loser Game 2, 12:30 p.m. (loser-out) Game 6- Loser Game 3...
  •   1997. That was the last time the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team reached the Eastern A Divisional Championship game. But with a magical ride that saw the sixth-seeded Cowboys beat the #3 and #2 teams, the Cowboys did just that this weekend in Billings. And the Cowboys nearly beat the top-seed in the championship...
  •   In February of 2004, the Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team entered the Eastern A Divisional Tournament (held in Miles City that year) as the second seed. They were a senior-laden team that had high hopes of advancing to the state tournament. They were beat by a young Glendive team in the semifinals on a buzzer-...
  •   Boys Eastern A Thursday Sidney 57, Hardin 56, first round Miles City 63, Billings Central 56, first round   Friday Laurel 50, Sidney 35, semifinal Miles City 44, Glendive 41, semifinal   Saturday Billings Central 65, Sidney 53, loser-out Hardin 67, Glendive 65, loser-out Billings Central 84, Hardin 73, consolation Laurel 39, Miles...
  •   For the first time since the 2008-09 season, the Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team will be at the State A Tournament, thanks to a second-place finish at the Eastern A Divisional Tournament last weekend at the Metra in Billings. “As a team we couldn’t be more excited,” Cowgirl senior Shaylee...
  •   Jerry Wayne Dean, father of Jered Dean and husband of Joan Dean, died Saturday, March 1, 2014, at his home in Billings. Services are pending.  
  •   On Tuesday evening the Unified School District will host an Open House at Lincoln Elementary for parents/guardians of current second and third-graders attending Highland Park and Jefferson Schools.  It is to inform parents of district plans next fall to move some grades at these two schools to recently renovated rooms at Lincoln School...
  •   Two health agencies serving the community are exploring the idea of blending their services. A Public Forum will be held Tuesday at Miles Community College, hosted by Custer County Community Health Center and Custer County Public Health Department.  The two entities are moving toward integrating their services and are seeking feedback...

February, 2014

  •   The regular season came to an end last weekend for the Miles Community College basketball teams and the Pioneers and Lady Pioneers are now off to their respective Region IX Tournaments which begin this weekend. The Pioneers will be at Sterling, Colo., the home of Northeastern Junior College for the men’s tournament. They will begin...