VICTOR – The Granite Prospectors came within a hair of snapping their losing streak while the Granite Girls held fast to second place in the District 13 standings. Boys Varsity Victor 42, Granite 40 The Prospector men led for three of the four quarters, but fell just short when the final buzzer sounded. “We had the last possession and just missed the play we drew out,” said GHS Head Coach Mindy Avila. “We’re getting there.” Hayden Mason led the locals with 17 points, backed u
PHILIPSBURG – The Lady Prospectors took charge early to dominate visiting Darby for the second time this week, while the Boys struggled to convert against a box-and-one from the Tigers. Girls Varsity Granite 65, Darby 26 From the opening tip off to the final buzzer, there was no doubt that one of District 13’s strongest teams was in full control. It started with Granite winning the opening tip and was highlighted by a season-best all around performance from senior Asha Coming
SEELEY LAKE – The Lady Blackhawks soared over the Lady Trojans while the two boy’s teams played down to the wire Friday in Seeley Lake. Boys Varsity Seeley Swan 48, Drummond 40 The Drummond Trojans started slowly, trailing 19-5 after one period but battled back to knot the game at 38-38 with just over three minutes to play. But failed shots and a string of Blackhawk free throws ended up giving host Seeley an eight-point margin of victory. The loss ends a season-long 11-game w
SHERIDAN – Try as they might, the Sheridan Panther basketball teams were no match for Drummond Thursday night as both squads ran past the hosts to blowout victories. Varsity Girls Basketball Drummond 56, Sheridan 32 The Lady Trojans earned a benchmark victory Thursday night, beating the Lady Panthers handily to run their season record to 10-2. Drummond were in control from the opening tip-off, using 16-9 and 21-11 runs over the first two periods to take a 37-20 halftime lead.
DARBY – Temperatures around Montana have been chilly at night. But Tuesday in Darby, Rachel Ward lit the place on fire. Ward scored a season-high 28 points in just three quarters of play as she led the Lady Prospectors to an easy 69-35 victory over the Lady Tigers. Ward scored eight points and along with teammates Reece Pitcher (4), Asha Comings (3) and Montannah Piar (7) combined for a 22-11 first-quarter run that put the game away almost as soon as it started. Pitcher finis
DRUMMOND – The Boys and Girls basketball teams from Drummond collected easy victories Tuesday night as they faced visiting Valley Christian for the second time this season. Boys Varsity Drummond 64, Valley Christian 48 The Trojan boys had to work hard for the win Tuesday against the Eagles, overcoming a brief deficit in the third period. Valley took a 38-36 lead with 3:06 to play in the stanza, but Drummond answered with a bucket 30 seconds later to tie the score again at 38-
ST. REGIS – Six weeks time made little difference in the outcome as the Drummond Boys and Girls basketball teams rolled past St. Regis Saturday on the road. The Trojan teams had each won decisively over the Tigers in the opening game of the Tip Off Tournament in Ronan December 4. Boys Varsity Drummond 62, St. Regis 38 The Trojans took a seven-point first-quarter lead and ballooned it to 17 by halftime as they pulled away for the win. Levi Parson’s squad is now 8-1 on the year