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  • Kaiser, Sand Lead GKST to Third

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jul 3, 2019

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) traveled to Plentywood for two days of competition June 29 and 30. Although it wasn't the largest swim meet of the season so far, head coach Nicole Arnold noted that the meet was packed with serious competition from Scobey, Sidney and Plentywood. "Those teams were at full force with a majority of their swimmers in attendance." Scobey and Sidney are powerhouses in the Eastern Federation with strong participation numbers, but Glasgow was able to secure a...

  • 14U Girls MonDak League Champs

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jul 3, 2019

    The Glasgow Scottie 14U softball team traveled to Sidney for a pair of games on June 29 and defeated Sidney by 10 runs in each contest. The wins, and a 10-0 record in league play, earned them the title of MonDak Champs. With 15 runs off of 12 hits, the first game resulted in a 15-5 error-free victory for Glasgow. Several RBIs highlighted the game and they were punctuated by a number of stolen bases by the Scotties. Brielle Partridge earned the win in the circle for Glasgow. She pitched all four innings, surrendering five runs on seven hits...

  • No-Hitter, Triple Dingers Highlight Games vs. WoPo

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jul 3, 2019

    The Glasgow Reds faced the Wolf Point Yellowjackets in a double-header in Wolf Point on June 26. The action began with the first game at 5:30 p.m., which ended with Glasgow on top 16-2. The trio of Tel Aune, Kaden Fossum and Darrin Wersal teamed up to launch three home runs in the game, driving in six runs on the three hits. Aune led with four RBIs in the game, followed by Fossum with three, and Legare and Dylan Nieskens with two each. While Aune also recorded a triple in the game, he was...

  • Reds Flush Royals, Guttenberg Deals Shut-Out in Pair of Games

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 26, 2019

    The Glasgow Reds earned two shut-outs on the diamond vs. the Malta Royals at home on June 19. Chase Guttenberg made a statement on the mound in the first game when he earned the win and a shut-out against the visitors. He went five innings, allowing zero runs on two hits and striking out eight. Additionally, the Reds' offense burned up the base paths with 12 runs in the first inning. They clinched the win with another run in the fourth inning and denied Malta any opportunities to score a run....

  • Small Group of Swimmers Have "Fantastic" Meet

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 26, 2019

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) competed in Roundup, June 22 and 23. According to head coach Nicole Arnold, the team had a fantastic meet. "All 11 swimmers qualified in one or more of their individual events and got to compete on Sunday," she explained. "This was an impressive feat as the majority of the day Saturday it was pouring rain." Arnold pointed out that despite the weather, the Glasgow swimmers were diligent and ready for their races. Leading the team with top three finishes were:...

  • Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder Hosts Swim Meet

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 19, 2019

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) hosted its home swim meet on June 15 and 16 at the City Pool. Other than an unexpected thunderstorm Sunday afternoon, the meet went smoothly, according to head coach Nicole Arnold. "The meet was cancelled with only about an hour left of competition," she explained, adding that the backstroke and the butterfly races did not take place on Sunday. For those swimmers who were unable to race in their events on Sunday, their preliminary times from Saturday were...

  • Reds Drop Two to Blue Jays,

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 19, 2019

    The Glasgow Reds were on the road for a pair of games in Billings on June 12. The Reds suffered two losses to the Billings Blue Jays, including a shut out of the second game. In their first game against the Jays, Glasgow brought one run home in the top of the second inning, but were unable to score for the remainder of the game and lost the contest 1-5. Dylan Nieskens earned the RBI when he singled on a line drive to center field, bringing Gavin Adkins across the plate for the run. Kevin...

  • Chappy Tournament Hosts Eight Teams

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 19, 2019

    The 9th Annual Aaron "Chappy" Chatten Memorial softball tournament was held in Fort Peck on June 15 and 16. Eight teams played 14 games beginning Saturday morning at John Hahn Field. Following Saturday's action, the tournament finished up on Sunday with the final six teams competing in as many games. Team # Skoden swept the tournament, literally, with their first-place team finish and recognition of individual athletes with every possible award available to win. Results Saturday, June 15 First...

  • FORE! The Kids Cup Fundraiser This Weekend

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 19, 2019

    FORE! The Kids Cup Golf Tournament is a fun and great way to raise money for our future golfers. This year's event will be held on Sunday, June 23, at Sunnyside Golf Course. The tournament was created as a way to raise scholarship funds, and this weekend will be the fourth tournament held since it was created. The funds raised will be used for a scholarship that is solely dedicated to students that participate in the Scottie golf program. The tournament is an 18-hole, two-player chapman format...

  • Competition Underway for GKST

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 12, 2019

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Swim Team (GKST) officially started its season at the Harlem Invitational June 1 and 2. The team sent five swimmers to the meet and despite the fact that they competed with zero practice time prior to the meet, they did well overall. According to head coach Nicole Arnold, "Our swimmers were very competitive with the other athletes and got some much needed pool time and racing experience." GKST more than tripled its representation when they sent 18 swimmers to Chinook on June...

  • Reds Go 3-3 vs. Billings, Wolf Point, Miles City

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 12, 2019

    The Glasgow Reds have begun their busy 2019 season and finished six games in as many days this past week. On June 5, the team traveled to Billings for a double-header match up vs. the Billings Cardinals. The Reds dropped the first game, 7-6, but came back strong in the second contest and made a statement with a 15-4 win over the Cardinals. Glasgow took the loss in the final play of the first game. The game was tied at six in the bottom of the ninth, with Billings at the plate, when Spencer...

  • 14U Scotties Tearin' Up the Diamond

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 12, 2019

    Saturday, June 1 The 14U softball girls had a trio of wins on June 1 when they faced Glendive Red and Sidney at Sullivan Field. The three-game stretch began at 10 a.m. when Glasgow faced Glendive and earned their first win of the day, defeating the Red in less than four innings. The Scotties began the game with 17 runs in the first two innings alone, and eventually shut out Glendive 21-0 without a single error. Daley Aune and Brielle Partridge shared the duties on the mound, combining efforts...

  • Lockwood Keynotes Sports Banquet, Accolades Announced

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 5, 2019

    The Scottie All-Sports Banquet was held May 28 at the St. Raphael's gym. An estimated 300 student athletes and their supporters attended and enjoyed a meal sponsored by the Scottie Booster Club. GHS alum and state champion wrestler Jim Lockwood was the keynote speaker for the evening and he delivered an inspiring message about diversity and acceptance. GHS Activities Director Brenner Flaten emceed the event, which was puncuated by season summaries and awards presented by each sport's coaching staff. The following athletes were recognized...

  • Reds Kick Off Season

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|Jun 5, 2019

    The Glasgow Reds were defeated by the Glendive Blue Devils in their first game of the 2019 season, 7-3. The game was the first of a double header held at Bill Conners Field on June 1. The Reds battled through some costly errors earlier in the game, but managed to steady their mitts for the remainder of the contest. At the plate, Dylan Nieskens led the Reds with three hits in his four at-bats, including a double to center field in the bottom of the first inning. Tel Aune finished the fifth...

  • Trio of Scottie Tracksters Make History

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 29, 2019

    Glasgow is brimming with Scottie pride this week following the trackster's performances at the State B track meet this past weekend, May 23-25. The Scottie cruiser departed for the 420-mile trek to Kalispell on Thursday, carrying nearly three dozen of Glasgow's best track and field athletes and their support system. Post-season events are typically held several hundred miles away from home for the Scotties, but Northeast Montanan athletes (especially spring sportsters) are a special breed and...

  • Brett Glaser: The Unlikely Champion,

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 29, 2019

    When Brett Glaser entered the shot put ring at the state meet on Saturday, he wasn't even ranked in the top ten. Prior to arriving at the venue, Phillips checked in with Glaser to see how he was feeling. "Coach, I've never been more ready for anything in my life!" he answered. He also asked Phillips if he thought Coach Wesen was watching. "I think maybe so," Phillips speculated. Glaser explained that Wesen was always on his mind. "Every meet I thought of him. I miss him a lot." Although hopes...

  • Class C Track Season Ends in Laurel

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 29, 2019

    The State C track meet was held in Laurel on May 24 and 25. Several area athletes competed in the post-season event. Kaitlyn McColly represented Hinsdale and Valley County well, bringing home five medals from the weekend. Also earning a medal for Opheim was freshman Mandy Fuhrmann. She made the podium with her sixth-place high jump mark of 4'-10", which was a p.r for her. Full results Team Scores: Womens Class C 1, Seeley-Swan 90.33 2, Charlo 48 3, Fort Benton 43 4, Winnett-Grass Range 36 5,...

  • Glasgow School Board Meets

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 22, 2019

    The Glasgow School Board met in regular session at the District Board Room on May 15. The meeting came just one week after the public rejected a general fund levy request for the fourth consecutive year. Prior to the start of the regular board meeting, the organizational meeting was held. The board canvassed and approved the school election results and Mona Amundson was sworn-in for another term as trustee for the school district. Amundson was appointed chairperson, Ryan Fast was appointed vice-chair, and committees were reorganized. The regula...

  • Class C Advances 14 Individual Competitors to the State Meet

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 22, 2019

    Area class C schools were in Lambert on May 16 for the Eastern C Divisional track meet. While none of the Valley County schools were able to crack the top three for hardware, several individual athletes will be representing their schools at the upcoming state meet, which is scheduled to be held in Laurel Friday and Saturday, May 24 and 25. Eastern C Divisional Results Team Scores: Mens 1. Richey-Lambert 164 2. Scobey 123 3. Circle 43 4. Fairview 36 5. Savage 32 6. Westby-Grenora 30 7. Hinsdale...

  • Lady Scotties Win Divisional Title

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 22, 2019

    The 2019 Northern B Divisional track meet started off a bit differently than previous years. The meet was scheduled to begin on Saturday, May 18. However, due to inclement weather in the forecast, the decision was made to move the pole vault indoors and it was held on Friday night, May 17, at the Valley Event Center. With the help of Gary Wageman, coach Kirk Capdeville and the vault crew worked hard to get things ready for the event. "It was truly a unique night for all involved and gave the...

  • Scottie Softball Season Ends in Disappointment

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 22, 2019

    The Scottie girls' softball season came to an abrupt end this past weekend when all games at the divisional tournament in Billings were cancelled due to inclement weather and poor field conditions. Huntley Project, Cut Bank, Conrad and Shepherd advanced to the state tournament based on regular season standings. "That was one of the hardest things I've ever had to do," said head coach for the Lady Scotties, Ryan Hartwell. "Stand in front of a dugout full of high school girls and tell them their...

  • Scottie Tracksters Sweep 2B

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 15, 2019

    The Scottie Track and Field program continues to dominate the 2B District as it secured a sweep of the district titles for boys and girls in Wolf Point on May 11. The day was another dismal day for weather and the athletes likely struggled to perform at their peak throughout the day, but the kids in Northeast Montana seemed to take it in stride. The proof is in the results. The boys earned their seventh consecutive District title and the girls finished with their third consecutive win....

  • Six Scotties Advance to State Golf Meet

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 15, 2019

    Divisional Golf Results Wolf Point, May 7 Boys Team Scores Conrad 331 Choteau 365 Shelby 379 Fairfied 393 Malta 409 Glasgow 419 Wolf Point 460 Boys Individual Results *Oden Hallock, 7th, 91 Saul Hansen, 104 Ian Peterson, 110 Donny Brabeck, 114 Dillon Godwin, 132 Girls Team Scores Shelby 356 Poplar 412 Glasgow 418 Choteau 429 Conrad 437 Fairfiled 442 Malta 456 Girls Individual Results *Lexie Pehlke, 9th, 96 *Bailee Baxter, 15th, 104 *Alexus Nistler, 105 *Shanice Lagerquist, 113 *Kylie...

  • Scobey Sweeps D3C Track

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 15, 2019

    The District 3C tracksters converged on Wolf Point to compete for hardware and earn their way to the divisional meet coming up. A total of 17 Class C school were represented. Scobey swept the meet for first place in boys and girls, while Lustre and Hinsdale traded second and third for the boys and girls. The Hinsdale boys out-scored Lustre by 45 points for their second-place trophy, while the Lustre Christian girls defeated the Lady Raiders by a mere eight points to get the silver. Individually,...

  • Tracksters Compete All Over the State

    Georgie Kulczyk, The Courier|May 8, 2019

    Top athletes from around the region assembled at Scottie Field on April 30 for the annual Top Ten Track Meet. Glasgow's head coach Tim Phillips was impressed with the Scottie's effort. "We didn't hit a home run every time in every event, but there were a lot of great performances," he said. "We had more breakthrough performances that are really impressing me." Arguably, the most outstanding display of the evening was a record-breaking javelin throw by senior Tehya Campbell. Her mark of 128-8...

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