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 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

 
 By Jim Orr    News    November 6, 2013

Plans In Place To Salute Vets On Their Day

Option A was landing a big name keynote speaker. That didn’t happen, so Option B it will be. A group of speakers will be featured during next Monday’s Veterans Day ceremony at the Glasgow Civic Center. “It could be interesting,” Adjutant Joe...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 14, 2013

Chinook, Conrad Get Big 2014 Meets

The 2013 season is just a ripple in the pool now, and the Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team is looking ahead. Most of the team’s 2014 schedule will be decided in March, but next year’s divisional and state meets already are set: • The Eastern...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 7, 2013

Reds Return To Top 3 At State

The Glasgow Reds’ mostly sizzling summer of 2013 ends like this: third place among eight teams in Montana-Alberta American Legion Class A Baseball Conference championship tournament. It was third... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    August 7, 2013

Kiwanis Kids Super In Sidney

Seven event championships. A fourth place team finish. The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team made a nice, big splash at the Montana State Swim Meet. As a team, the 32 Kiwanis Kids competing Aug. 3 and 4 at...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 31, 2013

Reds Hoping To Mine Some Gold

The Lethbridge Miners of Alberta, champions of Northern District A, await. The Glasgow Reds, 48-9 on the season after surviving the Eastern A District Tournament the hard way, and the Miners open the... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 24, 2013

Reds Road Show Ready To Begin

On to Billings. The Glasgow Reds – league champs and top-seeded in the American Legion Eastern A District Tournament – continue their pursuit of the state title at 10 a.m. Thursday with their postseason opener against the eighth-seeded Richland...

 

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