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 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 26, 2014 

Country Ball

America's original "dream team" struck men's basketball gold at the Rome Olympics, overwhelming all challengers by an average score of 101-59. The Boston Celtics stockpiled another NBA championship, t... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 26, 2014 

Let The Games Begin! Winter Scotties Open Practice

Practice started last Thursday for the winter Scotties with some encouraging numbers right out of the box. GHS activites director Brenner Flaten said the number of participants on Day 1 totalled 16 in...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 12, 2014

The Dream Ends In Final Seconds

What the Glasgow football team won was the heart of an invigorated Scottie Nation. What they lost was their first game of the season and a shot at the state Class B championship that many considered... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 12, 2014

Volleyball Scotties Please Coach In Defeat

No. 4 tries harder. The Glasgow Scotties, the fourth and final team coming out of 2B in last week's Class B Northern Divisional Tournament, proved to be most competitive against eventual champion Choteau and then old rival Plentywood. The Scotties...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    November 5, 2014

Wanted: Your Recipes

What's cooking, Courier readers? You're invited to again submit your recipes to be featured in The Courier's annual holiday cooking special section on Wednesday, Nov. 19. Courier readers from near and far last year submitted nearly 100 recipes for... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 5, 2014

Divisionals Achieved

When the volleyball Scotties qualified for the Class B Northern Divisional Tournament, it was a goal achieved for the young squad. But once they get there, tourney host and favorite Choteau awaits in... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 5, 2014

Here They Go Again

Glasgow-Conrad, the sequel, brings more, more, more to you than did the first MaxPreps Top 10 clash two weeks ago between the Scotties and Cowboys. More is at stake. The winner in Saturday's 1 p.m....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    November 5, 2014

Porkies Representing County At Divisionals

The Lady Porcupines of Nashua, Valley County's sole survivor in Class C volleyball, take a short drive on the team bus to Glasgow tomorrow for their opener in the Eastern C Divisional Tournament against 1C runner-up Richey-Lambert Fusion squad. The P...

 
 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...

 

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