Monthly archive

March, 2016

  • Less than a week is left for candidates to file for the June Primary Election. Filing closes on Monday, March 14. On the county level, just two positions are open, and both incumbents have filed: Custer County Commissioner Kevin Krausz of District 3 and Clerk of District Court Hazel Parker. So far they are unopposed.  In legislative Senate...
  • Jalen Shepard, a sophomore guard for the Miles Community College Pioneers, was listed on the All Region IX Team for Men’s Basketball Division I. Shepard was named to the Third Team. Also earning honors was former Pioneers coach Shawn Neary, who was named coach of the year for the North Sub-Region. Neary now coaches Gillette College, and he...
  • Miles City will host the 2016 Montana High School Hockey State “B” Tournament March 11-13. Beginning Friday, the Miles City Generals will take on Glasgow from 4-5:45 p.m. A Parade of Players will be held Friday from 5:45-6:15 p.m. Butte will take on Havre from 6:30-8:30 in the nightcap. On Saturday Butte meet Glasgow from 8-10 a.m. at...
  • The Tongue River Chapter of Pheasants Forever will host its 9th annual fundraising banquet on Saturday, March 19 at the Miles City Town & Country Club.  The evening kicks off at 5  when doors open and social hour starts, followed by dinner beginning at 6 p.m. Travis Muscha, Chapter President, said, “Attending the banquet is an...
  • The boys’ fifth- and sixth-grade basketball teams met for league games last Monday night, with the Bobcats and Gray Boom squaring off first.   Gray Boom 30, Bobcats 21 The Gray Boom got the best of the Bobcats, winning 30-21. Logan Muri was a big reason for that, putting up 22 points. The Boom also was helped out by Ryder Lee with 4...
  • The selections have been announced for the 2015-2016 Eastern “A” Boy’s All-Conference basketball teams, and there are three Miles City players who earned honors: Gavin Gundlach.   First Team 1. Gavin Gundlach (12) – Custer County (All-State) 2. Jarod Asche (12) – Dawson County (All-State) 3. Jacob Hadley (12)...
  • The girls’ Southern C Divisional tournament continued Friday and Saturday at the Custer County District High School gym.  Broadview/Lavina and Absarokee ended up in the championship game Saturday night. After a hard-fought battle, Broadview/Lavina heads to the State C tournament undefeated, beating Absarokee 50-39. It was looking a...
  • As the Miles City Study Commission goes into its last several months, the members have decided the charter form of government would be best for the City of Miles City, and the voters will get to decide whether they agree in the November election. The city would still be a council-mayor form - as it is now - with a charter. Every 10 years Montana...
  • Girls Southern C Divisional action kicked off Thursday afternoon with Broadview/Lavina and Northern Cheyenne. Broadview/Lavina came out on top, winning 59-53 and continuing their undefeated season. The game started out fairly lopsided in favor of Broadview/Lavina, who was raining threes down on Northern Cheyenne. At the end of the first quarter,...
  • The MCC Pioneers traveled to La Junta, Colo., to compete in the next round of the Region IX playoffs. Thursday afternoon they took on their next opponent, the 19-13 North Platte Knights. The Pioneers were victorious in their efforts, overcoming the Knights 88-80. The win knocked North Platte out of the tournament and moved MCC up to the semi-final...