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 By Jim Orr    Opinion    April 22, 2015

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Five years, four months. That's how long I've been publisher of The Glasgow Courier – definitely the fastest and among the most rewarding five years, four months, of my life. This edition of The Courier is the last with me as publisher. I've accept... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 22, 2015

Hinsdale Track & Field

BY JIM ORR THE COURIER The Hinsdale Raiders look to refine their track and field performances over the next few weeks, starting with their annual Jean Dreikosen Memorial Track Meet on Friday at Scotti... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 22, 2015

Nashua Track & Field

With nine career PRs at their own meet and another couple of weeks before District, the Nashua Porcupines are "a work in progress," coach Ryen Faulkenstern told The Courier.. "The boys had a real...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 15, 2015

Golfers Tee Off, Baillargeon Places Ninth At Forsyth

One outing under its belt, the Scottie golf team is a work in progress with the meat of its schedule arriving this week. Coach Dave Riggin told The Courier that he looks to firm up the lineups for the top five golfers on the girls and boys sides....

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 15, 2015

Another First And Qualifier For GHS

It's on to the Sidney Invitational for the Scottie track teams after a week in which the girls took another team first, Chase Fossum qualified for State in a second event, and team members tried a...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 15, 2015

Scotties Building, Enjoying Tyra Time

The Glasgow Scotties open their conference schedule this weekend, but not before two more Class A games this week. With a 3-0 early season record against higher Class A competition, coach Mark Falcon is looking for his softball team to keep up the...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 8, 2015

Qualifiers Meet Monday At GHS

The Scottie Qualifiers Meet at GHS next week is looking like a box of chocolates. You just don't know what you're going to get. But here they go. Montana spring weather permitting, the Glasgow track... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 1, 2015

Glasgow On Track

Three Scotties are more than on track to qualify for the Class B state tournament. They're there. The homegrown qualifiers at Glasgow's own invite Saturday were Josie Braaten in the 3,200 meter run, D... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 1, 2015

Scottie Softball Heads To Williston At 2-0

The young 2-0 Scotties softball team has season opening wins over Class A Havre and Dawson County under its belt going into the game Thursday at Williston. Skipper Mark Falcon's visiting squad led throughout in its 6-4 victory over the Blue Ponies...

 
 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...

 

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