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 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Districts Next For No. 3 GHS

A nine-day break ends and the postseason begins Thursday for the Scotties at the MHSA District 2B Volleyball Tournament at Plentywood. Glasgow, which last played Oct. 21 in a three-game victory at... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Glasgow XC: Girls 4th, Boys 9th At State

Glasgow XC fell short of its team goals at State last Saturday in Helena, but they returned home with some individual accomplishments to celebrate and build upon. Seniors Josie Braaten and Amanda Wolff turned in All-State times for the girls,...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 29, 2014 

Postseason Gold Rush Begins

Montana's top-ranked Class B football Scotties are sitting at 9 and 0 with four to go in their pursuit of the championship. The Big Dawgs, No. 1 in the statewide MaxPreps standings, begin their post...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 22, 2014

Glasgow XC Aiming High At State

Helena, here they come. The talented Glasgow XC runners, girls and boys alike, are aiming high for Saturday's MHSA 51st State Cross Country Championships. They have some momentum after last week's... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 22, 2014

Conrad Game: Postseason Preview

It's about to get serious for the Scotties, Montana's top-rated Class B football team in one of the rankings. This Friday's Top 10 matchup against visiting Conrad in the regular season finale should...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 22, 2014

Glasgow's Ed Boos: Hall Of Famer

Ed Boos, a Glasgow High School sports hall of famer, joins another hall Saturday: the Minot State University Athletics Hall of Fame. Boos, immortalized on the hall of fame wall near the GHS gym,...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 15, 2014

Scotties Ranked No. 1 In State

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER A turnover, bad break or penalty could end this amazing possibility in a flash, but here it is: If MaxPreps' top-ranked Montana Class B Scotties shut out visiting Plentywood on... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 15, 2014

Glasgow Girls Dig The Football

And the winner is ... The Glasgow Scotties girls fall sports teams. None of the girls were injured in Monday night's annual Powder Puff football game before a decent crowd at Scottie Field. "Lots of...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 15, 2014

2014 Glasgow XC Charging Down To The Wire

It's come down to this for hard-running Glasgow XC. The inaugural Plentywood invite debuts on Saturday. The state Class B cross country meet closes the season a week later on Oct. 25. The Scottie girl...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 8, 2014

Scotties Smother Malta, 35-0

It can get better than this – as in winning the Montana Class B championship – but this one tastes sweet for the football Scotties. The 6-0 squad shut out Malta on Saturday, 35-0, its widest... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 8, 2014

The NFL-Plentywood Connection

Dan Carpenter, the Griz kicking great who married a Plentywood farm girl, has converted his attempt to become one of the NFL's best kickers. They call him "money" these days because of his...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 8, 2014

Glasgow XC: Girls Take First, Boys Overtake Harlem

Glasgow XC hits the Sidney Invitational on Saturday after hitting a speed bump last week in Havre. A week after the Scotties blazed through flat Fort Peck Kiwanis Park course in their own invitational, their times were bound to rise at the somewhat...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    October 1, 2014

Glasgow XC Enjoys Some Home Cookin'

Cool. The Scottie Invitational at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck was cool. The temperatures cooled down into the 50s on Invite Saturday, helping the Glasgow XC runners do what they set out to do. Cut...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 24, 2014

Glasgow Invite: A Good Time To Cut time

The time isn't necessarily now, but it's getting there. Glasgow XC hosts its annual midseason invitational this Saturday at Kiwanis Park in Fort Peck and everyone – the girls, the boys, Coach K –...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 24, 2014

Courier Sports Getting A New Look

Greetings, Courier sports readers. The search is over for a new sports editor. It's me. Having filled in recently as an interim sports editor, I've loved getting back into sports writing. So the decision was made for me to become the sports guy and... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

1 Invite, 2 Firsts For Scottie XC

The football Scotties did their part, blanking Baker. So did the volleyball Scotties, getting intense with Glendive and beating Wolf Point. But the XC Scotties, now their Homecoming Week success was...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

Rebuilding Volleyball Team Putting In Foundation

This rebuilding season for Glasgow's volleyball Scotties continues with some positive payoff. The varsity this past week split its first two 2014 home matches in a competitive manner – losing to...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 17, 2014

The Dallas Capdeville Story

Dallas Capdeville, the Hinsdale High School senior who runs, tackles and punts for the undefeated Glasgow Scotties football team, is getting some statewide airtime. Northern Sports Network's Rocky... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    September 10, 2014

Pipe Band Or Not, It's A Scottie Homecoming

The homecoming show must go on. The Miles City Caledonian Society will fill in, but only so much, for the missing Saskatoon Police Pipes & Drums during Glasgow Scottie Homecoming Festival...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 10, 2014

Scottie Time Travelers Speed Up

The Glasgow Scotties XC runners are cutting their times with passion. Coach K loves it. “We've just had a really good practice,” coach Rod Karst told The Courier on Tuesday. “They're practicing with as much intensity as I've had with a...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 3, 2014

Glasgow XC: Girls, Boys Start Well

Scottie XC Nation has come to expect running excellence, and Week 1 of the 2014 season at the Poplar Invitational last Saturday showed that more could be in store. The four-time defending state champion GHS girls finished where you would expect....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    September 3, 2014

Choteau A Learning Experience For GHS Volleyball

Glasgow's new-look 2014 Scottie spikers head to this weekend's Choteau Invitational with valuable experience gained at their season debut in the Choteau tourney. Coach Lori Dailey welcomes it. Her volleyball team is growing. “If you're a stat...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 27, 2014

The Courier Football Contest

Ready for some football? Football pickin'? The Courier's 47th annual football contest – or what's known as the 47th annual – kicks off this week on Page 6B. Along the way in contest history, some...

 
 By Jim Orr    Opinion    March 12, 2014

Good Day, Sunshine

Sunshine Week arrives next week, Courier readers, and it has nothing to do with the return of Daylight Savings Time. If introductions are in order, here's one: Sunshine Week is an annual nationwide effort to promote the importance of open government... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    February 19, 2014

Tester, Walsh Stopping By

U.S. Sens. Jon Tester and John Walsh have a Glasgow visit on their calendar Thursday, February 20. The stop comes at a noteworthy time for both. Tester is the new chairman of the Senate's Indian Affairs Committee and Gov. Bullock recently appointed... Full story

 

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