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  • Reds Finish Third In District

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 30, 2014

    The Glasgow Reds had been virtually unbeatable the entire season. That trend continued in the first two games of the District Tournament in Sidney after securing the tournament's top spot. After a 23-4 victory over Miles City coupled with an 8-0 win against the Billings Cardinals, it appeared as if the Reds were preparing for an inevitable State Tournament berth in Lewistown. It was at that moment that the wheels came off of the vaunted Reds offense and the hopes to extend their season even... Full story

  • Glasgow Swim Has Strong Showing At Divisional

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 30, 2014

    Experience reigned supreme for the Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder swim team at the Divisional swim meet in Chinook this past weekend. The Thunder took 28 swimmers with them to the meet and 22 of those advanced to the finals of the meet and qualified for the State swim meet that will be held in Conrad this weekend. Dalton Sand and Jordan Kulczyk highlighted the performances of Glasgow swimmers. Sand took first place in the boys 50 free, 100 free and 50 fly for the 9-10 age group. Kulczyk continued her...

  • Glasgow 12U Sees Season End

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 30, 2014

    The Glasgow 12U baseball team played in the Pacific Northwest Regionals in Kalispell late last week and although the outcome wasn’t one fans had hoped for, the team left the community proud nonetheless. Glasgow won its lone game against Kalispell by a score of 5-3, but even their three losses, head coach Mike Nieskens felt that his team continued to play hard and refused to back down to their opponents regardless of the final scores. “I’m really proud of the kids,” Nieskens said. “I never saw them give up in these games. Just being in that a...

  • Relay For Life: The Cause Continues

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 23, 2014

    The fight to find a cure for cancer will continue as the American Cancer Society will hold the Northeast Montana Relay For Life this Friday and Saturday at the Valley County Fairgrounds. Event organizers said that Relay For Life has been a staple in the community since the mid-1990s, but has gained steam since switching from an bIannual event to an annual event in 2001. Members volunteer their time to see that this event – which unites cancer survivors and those who wish to honor memories of loved ones who lost their personal battle with c...

  • Off To Kalispell

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 23, 2014

    The community of Glasgow came out in full force over the weekend to help the Cal Ripken 12U team raise money for its trip to Kalispell this week to compete in the Pacific Northwest Regional Tournament. When the money was all added up, the team amassed over $3,000 in funds, money that 12U head coach Mike Nieskens said is much appreciated. "We had no expectations in the amount of money we were hoping to raise," Nieskens said. "Whatever we can get will help us out tremendously." The team has to be... Full story

  • Release The Hounds

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 23, 2014

    The first annual Doggie Dash at Sullivan Park united man and its best friend to a rousing success, according to event organizer Chelsie McAllister. "We were hoping for 25 people [to sign up]," McAllister said. "We ended up with 58 so I was happy with that." McAllister said that organizing an event like this was in the back of her mind for the past few years, but took on a new meaning when her beloved pooch passed away in September. Although not everyone who supported the event was able to show...

  • Reds Secure Eastern A

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 23, 2014

    The Laurel Dodgers have been a thorn in the side of the Glasgow Reds for much of the season. The Reds finally got rid of that thorn as Glasgow went on to sweep Laurel at home last Wednesday and proceeded to win the remainder of the regular season games on the schedule to secure the top spot in the Eastern A heading into the District Tournament this weekend in Sidney. "We did a great job finishing out the regular season and playing at home for that stretch was definitely to our advantage," said Reds head coach Jack Sprague. "We achieved one of...

  • Thunder Swim Team Heading To Divisionals

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 23, 2014

    As the Divisional swim meet approaches this weekend, the Glasgow Thunder stumbled in their final regular season event finishing seventh out of 12 teams that participated in the event. Even while finishing on the bottom half of the leaderboard, Thunder coaches are optimistic about their team’s chances come this Saturday in Chinook. “We expect to be able to qualify around 85 percent of our swimmers for the State meet,” said co-head coach Whitney Billing. Glasgow had 19 swimmers participate in the Lewiston meet, up from the previous week...

  • Fishing For The Cup

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 16, 2014

    The 27th annual Montana Governor's Cup Walley Tournament took place over the weekend in Fort Peck. The tournament hosted over 140 teams during the weekend and saw Jesse and Monica Reuter of Sidney take first prize in a tournament that draws competitors from across the region. In winning the Governor's Cup, the duo took home more than $10,000 in prize money while the second and third place winners took home $8,150 and $4,900 respectively. The top 30 results are posted below. Numbers are in... Full story

  • Glasgow 12U Baseball Team Advances To Regionals

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 16, 2014

    Baseball is proving to be a dominant sport this summer in Glasgow. The Glasgow Cal Ripken 12U baseball team traveled to Havre over the weekend and won the Montana State Tournament and advanced to the Regionals Tournament that will be held in Kalispell, Montana starting on July 24. The 12U team won all five of their games in the State Tournament that consisted of eight total teams. Two years ago, another 12U team from Glasgow advanced to the Regionals Tournament as they finished second that...

  • Flaten Named GHS V.P

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 16, 2014

    The hiring of Glasgow native Brenner Flaten for the position of GHS V.P., Activities Director and Transportation Director was confirmed at the Glasgow School Board meeting on July 9. After the final step in the hiring process, Flaten had yet to come down from the excitement of his new job. “It really hasn’t worn off yet,” said Flaten. “I’m pretty excited about the opportunity in front of me.” Since being hired, Flaten has had conversations with Superintendent Bob Connors and said that Connors will be a great individual to work with. Flaten’s co...

  • Reds Keep Pace In Division Race

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 16, 2014

    The Glasgow Reds are continuing their pursuit of first place in the Eastern A. The Reds kept pace with league leader Laurel as they swept a two-game set with the Billings Cardinals by the scores of 11-0 and 6-3. The victories put Laurel and Glasgow tied atop the league with a 19-3 record and sets the stage for an all-important doubleheader tonight at Sullivan Park when the teams square off in a series that will decide who takes first in the division. In game one against Billings, the Reds scored...

  • Glasgow Swim Preparing For Divisionals

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 16, 2014

    The Glasgow Kiwanis swim team finished in fifth place this past weekend at the Glendive meet. The Thunder did have the highest average of points per swimmer despite the small number of swimmers who made the trek with 23.2 points per swimmer (pps) Sidney 20 points per swimmer (23 points for Glasgow). "The team did outstanding," said Thunder co-head coach Irene Whitmer. "We had several swimmers that tried out newer events and they excelled in those events." What has been the method of operation...

  • Against The Odds

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 9, 2014

    The dream started in the fifth grade. That's when Tuff Harris began playing football, and that's when he knew that he would play in the NFL. At the time, he told his friends on the playground of his lofty goal. A goal that would be challenging for anyone to accomplish, and even more so for a kid who lived on the Crow Indian Reservation near Lodge Grass, Montana. The dream almost ended before it even began for Tuff. Born on January 23, 1983, Chester David Harris almost didn't make it out of... Full story

  • Swim Team Finishes First In Glasgow Meet

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 9, 2014

    The Fourth of July weekend started off with a splash Saturday as the Glasgow Kiwanis swim team hosted the Glasgow Invitational swim meet. The meet, which saw 11 total teams compete in the two-day event, came down to the wire as Glasgow narrowly came out of the meet with a first place finish. The Thunder edged second place team Lewistown by 16 points as the Sea Lions finished with 550 overall points. "All of them did so well which is impressive especially when our younger swimmers haven't really...

  • Governor's Cup This Weekend

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 9, 2014

    It’s another big weekend of fishing ahead at Fort Peck as the 27th annual Montana Governor’s Cup Walleye Tournament kicks off Friday. The festivities begin on Thursday with a guys and gals tournament running from 8 a.m.- noon. Following that, Governor’s Cup registration will begin at 3 p.m. at Kiwanis Park with a mandatory 5 p.m. rules meeting. At 6 p.m. Thursday, a Calcutta will be held featuring auctioneer Lucas Strommen at Kiwanis Park. The calcutta will carry over to Friday with the same start time after the first day of the Gover...

  • Reds Thump Lewistown

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 9, 2014

    It looks like the race for the top spot in the Eastern A division will come down to the final games as the Glasgow Reds and Laurel are neck and neck heading into the final few games of the season. After losing their first game against Laurel last week, the Reds have strung together another winning streak that reached eight games after a doubleheader victory over Lewiston Tuesday night in Glasgow. The Reds won the first game 11-0 and followed that up with a 21-5 beating. “Every inning we were putting up runs,” said Reds head coach Jack Spr...

  • Back On The Gridiron

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 9, 2014

    With the first day of fall sports practice just over a month away, Glasgow head football coach Greg Liebelt and others conducted the Scottie Football Camp to help players improve their fundamentals and prepare for the new season. "I was very pleased with the turnout of kids and their eagerness and effort to learn and improve," said Liebelt. The camp saw 45 athletes and 18 coaches and volunteers take part in the three-day camp. The player to coach ratio allowed for a lot more of individual...

  • Thunder Finish Third In Plentywood

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 2, 2014

    The Glasgow Kiwanis Thunder swim team keeps on kicking as they took third last weekend at the Plentywood meet. "Our younger swimmers had so much personal improvement," said Thunder head coach Whitney Billing. "It was really fun to watch them swim and have better times." The team performance improved for the Thunder as they had more than double the amount of swimmers at the Plentywood meet than they did the prior week in Roundup. "This weekend was much more of a full team effort," Billing said.... Full story

  • New GHS V.P. Awaits School Board Approval

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 2, 2014

    The search for the next Glasgow High School Vice Principal and Activities Director may have found a resolution. The Glasgow School Board extended the offer of the position to Brenner Flaten pending approval at the July 9 school board meeting. “It’s an unbelievable opportunity,” Flaten said. “It’s a job that I feel is perfect for me in a lot of aspects. Flaten, a Glasgow native, graduated from Glasgow High School in 2002. In his time as a Scottie, Flaten played football and wrestled for all four years. Flaten is a two-time State champion...

  • Reds Picking Up Steam

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 2, 2014

    Members of the Glasgow Highlander wrestling club will be traveling later this month to Billings to participate in the Osos Wrestling Camp. The camp will be held at Billings West High School’s main gym on July 28-30 and will feature University of Iowa wrestlers Matt McDonough, Derek St. John and Mike Evans. McDonough and St. John have two and one national championship to their names respectively and all three are multi-time NCAA All-American wrestlers. Jory Casterline, Highlanders head coach, said camps like this will only improve wrestlers t...

  • Osos Wrestling Camp In Billings

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 2, 2014

    Members of the Glasgow Highlander wrestling club will be traveling later this month to Billings to participate in the Osos Wrestling Camp. The camp will be held at Billings West High School’s main gym on July 28-30 and will feature University of Iowa wrestlers Matt McDonough, Derek St. John and Mike Evans. McDonough and St. John have two and one national championship to their names respectively and all three are multi-time NCAA All-American wrestlers. Jory Casterline, Highlanders head coach, said camps like this will only improve wrestlers t...

  • Doggie Dash Coming July 19

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jul 2, 2014

    The Doggie Dash is quickly approaching and The Glasgow Rec. Department and Valley Veterinary Clinic invite you to come out for a fun day in the sun with your favorite pooch. The event consists of a 5k run or one mile run-walk to benefit the Northeast Montana Pet Rescue and will be held on July 19 at 8 a.m. at Sullivan Park in Glasgow. Registration forms can be picked up at the GRD offices or Valley Veterinary Clinic. Registration includes a race shirt, goodie bag and tickets for raffle prizes. Prizes include a dinner for six from Dyan Carlson,...

  • The Cowgirl Way

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jun 25, 2014

    Justinn Marshall has had a love for riding horses all of her life. Growing up on a ranch in Saco, Marshall began riding at an early age. Riding for the pure joy of it wasn't the only reason Marshall continuously climbed back in the saddle, "I also have a competitive side," Marshall said with a chuckle. That she did. Marshall said that in her early days, she focused on just learning everything there was about riding a horse and being comfortable in the saddle as well. As Marshall's skills... Full story

  • Hundreds Run In Dam Race

    Quinn Robinson, The Courier|Jun 25, 2014

    The 20th annual Longest Dam Race saw the most number of participants in the event's history according to Glasgow Chamber Executive Director Lisa Olk. "We had 308 participants last year and this year we had 408," Olk said. "It was a very well attended event and I don't know what brought the people out, but we are excited for the turnout." Olk said that the pre-registration was at 308 participants by noon Thursday. She also said that in previous years, the event does about $1,500 worth of sales...

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