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 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 25, 2015 

Glasgow, Frazer, Hinsdale Win JJMT Championships

The Glasgow Hoop Stars – a group of sixth-grade girls basketball players – carried the torch for the home teams at last weekend's 17th annual Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament. The...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 25, 2015 

GHS Track, Softball Teams Get Going

Spring has sprung for Scottie sports. The softball team opened with a 6-4 win Tuesday over Havre in a game added to take place before the regularly scheduled opener at 3:30 p.m. this Thursday against visiting Glendive. The golf team, meanwhile, will...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 25, 2015 

Scotties Make The Grade

Now it's official. The 2014-15 Scottie boys basketball and wrestling teams played with smarts. Each received the MHSA/Army National Guard Academic All Team Award as the top academic team in its sport in Montana Class B during the winter season. The...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 25, 2015 

Montana Open Next For GWC After Nationals

The Glasgow Wrestling Club Highlanders, about 60 kids strong, are picking up matches and pins wherever they can find them. Team members hit the mats at the Montana Open in Billings this weekend after making some noise last week at the Rocky Mountain...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

Bantam Ice Dawgs Nearly Win It

Some of the young blood over at the Valley Event Center rink has been going prime time lately. The Glasgow Ice Dawg Bantams took their turn at the Montana Amateur Hockey Association Bantam B State... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

84 Teams Entered In The Big JJMT

Year 17 is shaping up like a real diaper dandy for hundreds of young players at this weekend's Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament. The 84 teams, including nine from Regina, Sask., exceed last year's total of about 80 and will compete at...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 18, 2015

Pick 6: Basketball Scotties Honored

Six Scotties basketball players have been selected to 2014-15 all-conference teams and three of them to the Class B All-State Team. For the girls, it's good news that their two honorees, junior Abbi Kolstad and sophomore Leinie Hughes, return next...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 11, 2015

Scotties Have That Spring In Their Step

'S' words are in season at 1 Scottie Pride Drive. Spring. Scotties. Sports. Startup. The GHS track and field, softball and golf teams opened their spring sports practices Monday. The golfers teed off...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 11, 2015

G-Town Runs Out Of Luck

Lucky. Several times this season, Scotties coach Norm Braaten told The Courier that his team, or any team, needed to be lucky to get to the state tournament. Not just hard-working. Not just talented....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 11, 2015

Here Comes The JJMT

Basketball season isn't over quite yet. The signup deadline is this Friday, March 13, for the 17th annual Jeff Jurgens Memorial Basketball Tournament at venues across Glasgow. Tourney time is March 20-22. The tournament, a fixture on the community...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 4, 2015

Season Of Growth Ends At Divisional For Scottie Girls

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER After a 1-5 start this season, the Scotties girls basketball team went 9-6 over their next 15 games and placed third at the 2B District tournament. Then came last week's Norther...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 4, 2015

Take Care Of The Ball

The Scotties' itinerary for today goes like this. Leave Glasgow at 12:45 p.m. Practice and have lunch in Havre. Arrive in Shelby tonight. When you're on the road to the Northern B Divisional Boys...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 25, 2015

Scotties Win District

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER The Scotties came through as expected at the District 2B Basketball Tournament at Wolf Point. They brought the title home to G-Town. Now GHS is on a collision course to a... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 25, 2015

Girls Advance To Divisionals

The Scotties ended the District 2B Girls Basketball Tournament in the same place they began it. The third seed went 2-1 at the tourney, placing third and advancing to Divisionals at Malta. Their...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 18, 2015

Seyfert, King Place At State

Kasey Seyfert placed third at 120 and Cody King sixth at 138. And as a unit, the six Scotties at the state B/C wrestling tournament in Billings last weekend made it to the Sweet 16 top teams. "We did... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 18, 2015

Hockey Weekend In Glasgow

The state comes to Glasgow this weekend. The U19 and U14 Lady Ice Dawgs teams host the Montana Amateur Hockey Association State Hockey Tournament from Friday to Sunday at Valley Event Center. "I...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 18, 2015

Third Place Scotties

The Scotties' season turned much for the better in the matter of two calendar days and, say, 30 seconds of game clock. When they woke up last Friday, the girls occupied fourth place in District 2B....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 18, 2015

Braaten: We Need To Put Teams Away

Before the District 2B Boy Basketball Tournament even gets going, the regular season conference champion Scotties are in the tourney's Final Four and assured a ticket to Divisional. But coach Norm Braaten still wants his players, ranked No. 2 in the...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 18, 2015

18th Annual Ice Fishing Derby This Saturday

The catch of the day is worth $2,000 this weekend. That's what the winner gets Saturday at the 18th annual Ice Fishing Derby at Dredge Cuts Pond in Fort Peck. Last year David Combs took home the cold hard cash. The tournament runs from noon to 3...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Six Wrestlers Make State

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER Seven Scottie wrestlers qualified for State at some point during the MHSA Eastern B/C Divisional Tournament at Shepherd. Six are going. Advancing are Kasey Seyfert at 120... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Throw Out The Records From Here On Out

The Scottie boys are playing some improved ball as they approach their last weekend of the regular season and the District 2B Tournament next week. With Poplar coming to town Friday and Wolf Point on...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 11, 2015

Girls In Fourth As Regular Season Nears End

The Scottie girls (4-4, 6-10) occupy fourth place in District 2B before closing their regular season with home games against Poplar (0-8, 5-11) on Friday and Wolf Point (6-2, 12-4) on Saturday. Last week it was a 58-33 home win over Harlem (1-7,...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 4, 2015

How Far Have They Come?

The Eastern B-C Divisional awaits on Saturday in Shepherd. It's the ultimate measuring stick so far to see how far the reinvigorated Scottie mat program has come this season. The Scotsmen measured up... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 4, 2015

Scotties Holter Fourth, Hansen Eighth At State

Scottie S&D did the Nation proud at State – with some flair. Mariah Holter placed fourth in pantomime and Andrea Hansen eighth in extemporaneous speaking to lead GHS last weekend during the State... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    February 4, 2015

G-Town On A Tear Since Only Loss; Harlem & Plentywood Next

The Glasgow Scotties boys basketball team, ranked No. 2 statewide in Class B, rides two dominating home wins last week into conference action this week against Harlem on Friday and Plentywood on Saturday. The girls, meanwhile, face what could be a...

 

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