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 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015 

Versatile Athletes Brave Elements to Compete in Fort Peck Triathlon

It didn't feel like a mid-August Saturday morning at the Fort Peck Dredge Cuts last weekend – winds whipped upwards of 50 miles per hour, chilling the already-cold clime to its deepest bone. But the...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015 

Scottie Football's Red & White Scrimmage Ushers in New Season

As Saturday's late afternoon sun dipped lazily towards the western horizon, the Glasgow Scotties stormed onto the manicured sod of Scottie Field for the annual Red-White Scrimmage. "It's what we call...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 26, 2015 

Glasgow Girls' Volleyball Bounds Towards Season

Prior to the football team's hour-long intersquad scrimmage on Scottie Field, the Glasgow High girls' volleyball team hosted its own Red & White Day in the school's gymnasium. A dense crowd...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

Fort Peck Can-Am Regatta Outlasts Elements

The wind blew hard across the deep teal water of Fort Peck Marina on Saturday morning. Indeed, it tore with such force as to merit the lowering of a flag pole from the roof of a camper parked behind...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

Glasgow Wrestling Camp Brews Resolve in Scottie Hearts

A half-decade has run its course since Glasgow High School last captured the Montana State Wrestling Championship, a blunt-knife truth which second year head coach Jory Casterline is eager to yank...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 19, 2015

An NCAA Champion in Glasgow

Derek St. John was born in Parnell, Iowa to Trent and Laurie St. John. He graduated from Iowa City West High School in 2009, where he posted a career record of 182-9 on the mat and won two state championships. After high school, St. John enrolled at...

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    August 12, 2015

Fort Peck Sailing Club Hosts Sailing Event This Weekend

This weekend, sailors from Montana and Canada will converge on the Fort Peck Marina for big water, big fun and big sky. The 2015 Fort Peck Lake Sailing Regatta begins Friday, Aug. 14, with a racing...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Three with Glasgow Ties Elected into Montana Coaches Association Hall of Fame

A trio of both current and former Glaswegians was elected to the Montana Coaches Association’s Hall of Fame on July 30 in Great Falls. Paul Barta, John LaBonty, and Rollie Sullivan were among the Hall’s five-man class of 2015; each received a...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Scotties Football Coach Responds to Latent Concussion Fears

Scotties’ head coach Greg Liebelt sees talent abounding in Glasgow. Physical size, mental durability – the pickings for potential gridiron stars are hardly slim on the Hi-Line. Yet Liebelt senses a participatory resistance. Some, he believes,...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 12, 2015

Salmon, Salmon, and Salmon--Any Questions?

While Marc Kloker of MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks is hesitant to surf the unsteady crest of speculation concerning the future, he and barroom soothsayers alike agree that Northeast Montana is experiencing a fishing boom of unprecedented proportion....

 Sports    August 12, 2015

Reminder: Bison Hearings in Malta

State wildlife officials are hosting public hearings to discuss and take comment on a draft environmental impact statement for bison conservation and management in Montana. For the Region 6 area, the upcoming hearing will be held in Malta on... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    August 5, 2015

Glasgow Swimmers Ride the Wave to State Championship

Victory is sweet – just ask any Glasgow Kiwanis swimmer. With just 29 swimmers, the Thunder brought home gold this past weekend from the state swim meet in Roundup, outscoring five other teams in...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 5, 2015

Reds Start Hot, Fade in Kalispell

After twice staving off the Laurel Dodgers last week to win the East Legion A Tournament title, the Reds stormed into Kalispell, site of the Montana state tournament, straddling a steam engine of...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    August 5, 2015

Women's Walleye Tournament a Hit in Fort Peck

On Saturday, Aug 1, the Glasgow/Fort Peck chapter of Walleyes Unlimited hosted the fifteenth annual Ladies' Walleye Fishing Tournament. Each of the 49 pairs of fisherwomen which entered staked an $80...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 29, 2015

Reds Crowned Kings of the East

A ninth-inning single by Blake Mattfeldt capped a four-run Reds comeback versus Laurel on Sunday, foiling the Dodgers' bid for a seventh consecutive East Legion A tournament title and sealing the...

 By Marc Kloker    Sports    July 29, 2015

Last Hunter Education Class Offered Locally This Year

Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks Hunter Education course dates have been set for the Glasgow area, Aug. 14-16. This will be the last hunter education class offered in the Glasgow area for this year’s hunting season. To be eligible to hunt and be... Full story

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 29, 2015

Thunder Places Fifth at Divisionals

Where do I start? So much happened this weekend at the divisional swim meet in Plentywood, I don't even know where to begin. The weather is always safe, right? Wrong. It was hot. Really hot. That...

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 22, 2015

Reds Draw Curtains on Regular Season

The Reds wrapped up the regular season this week, sloughing through the ticker tape with a 2-4 record in their final six games versus Laurel, the Billings Cardinals, and the Billings Blue Jays....

 By Georgie Kulczyk    Sports    July 22, 2015

Thunder Caps Off Regular Season with Fourth Place in Chinook

Chinook was the setting for the last regular swim meet of the season this past weekend. The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder was represented by less than half of their team for the two day event. The team...

 Sports    July 22, 2015

Babe Ruth Team Swipes Third at 15U State Tournament

The 15U's line up along the third-base line in Conrad. From L-R: Head coach Pat Sinclair, Shane Sinclair, Taylor Johnson, Brett Glaser, Anders Knudsen, John Cremer, Kaden Fossum, Gavin Adkins, CJ...

 By FWP Wildlife Division    Sports    July 22, 2015

FWP Seeks Public Input on Elk Hunting Seasons

MT Fish, Wildlife and Parks is seeking public comment on proposed guidelines to establish elk hunting seasons before or after the existing archery and general rifle seasons. The additional seasons, called elk shoulder seasons, would be used where...

 By Rod Karst    Sports    July 22, 2015

2015 Paint Run/Walk Set for Aug. 8

The 1st annual Paint/Run Walk will take place in Glasgow on Saturday, Aug. 8. The registration starts at 8 a.m. at the Glasgow Civic Center and the run/walk begins at 9 a.m. This is a 2.5-mile fun run/walk with proceeds to benefit the Wounded... Full story

 Sports    July 15, 2015

Tranquility in Fishing Frenzy

A pair of contestants in the 2015 Governer's Cup Walleye Tournement tries their luck in sight of the shaft houses at the Fort Peck Dam.... Full story

 By Patrick Burr    Sports    July 15, 2015

Governor's Cup Goes Off With a Splash

At 6:45 Friday morning, 200 boats lowered their motors into Fort Peck Marina's placid waters, waited as their drivers cleared the bilge from their hidden underbellies, and, upon finishing the...

 Sports    July 15, 2015

The Winners

Clay Kittleson (left) and Sam Lawson claim this weekend's Governor's Cup crown with a total weight of 34.52 pounds, including a 20.5-pound haul on the second of the tournament's two days. The duo... Full story


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