Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   The Washington Middle School seventh-grade girls basketball teams have been busy to get their seasons started. The Blue team is 5-0, the Gold team is 1-3 and the White team is 1-1. The Blue Broncettes opened the season with a 29-9 win over Broadus. Madison Rask led the team with 11 points, while Kyra Oakland added eight. Morgan Johnstone...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor T en Custer County District High School football players earned 13 spots on the Eastern A All-Conference teams, which were announced earlier this week. Of those 10 players, only two were seniors. Seven players were named on the offensive teams and six more on the defensive side of the ball. The record-...
  •   Violet Hoffman, 94, of Great Falls died on Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013. Mrs. Hoffman was born Violet Montana Jahn on Oct. 3, 1919, in Miles City to Wilhelm and Ann Schade Jahn. She graduated from Custer County High School in 1937. She loved to sing and was a regular soloist at her church in Miles City.  On Sept. 19, 1938, she married...
  •   Word has been received of the death of Duncan Blanks of San Jose, Calif. He was a former Miles City resident.   
  •   William Richard “Rick” Willson, 63, of Miles City died at home on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, of an apparent heart attack with his wife, Dolores, by his side. Mr. Willson was born in Miles City on July 10, 1950, the sixth child of Norman H. Willson Sr. and E. Marie Roberts Willson. He was raised on the family ranch in the Pine...
  •   Local sports calendar for Custer County District High School (CCDHS), Washington Middle School (WMS), Miles Community College (MCC) and other Miles City sports. Calendar dates are from Monday through Sunday, unless otherwise noted. Tuesday- WMS Girls Basketball (7th/8th) vs. Broadus, 3 p.m.; WMS Wrestling at Colstrip, 4 p.m. Friday- MCC...
  •   Bozeman (Class AA), Dillon (A), Missoula Loyola (B), Ennis (C) and Geraldine-Highwood (C 6-Man) claimed state football championships this past weekend. All five schools were ranked number one in the state in their respective classes for much of the season, including the final polls before the playoffs. Bozeman held off Kalispell Glacier 24-...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams had a long weekend, hosting the Pioneer Club Tournament right after playing their first Region IX games on Thursday. The Pioneers split their tournament games, beating Lake Region 92-80 and falling to Williston State 78-71. They are now 4-5 on the season. “I think it was a good and not so...
  •   In 1938, everyone in the United States celebrated the last Thanksgiving day according to the proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln. If this is confusing, it is because Thanksgiving is one of those holidays whose date is not set to a specific date. The first Thanksgiving was held in 1789, when President George Washington proclaimed Thursday...
  •   Howard John Ruppel was born March 7, 1933, in Twin Bridges. He died on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the perfect age of 80 on the day of the “Brawl of the Wild” where his Grizzlies won. Mr. Ruppel died from complications of pneumonia in Miles City with all his children and wife by his side. Mr. Ruppel was born to Ellen and John...