Monthly archive

January, 2014

  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams hosted Casper College last night in a Region IX North Sub-Region double header at the MCC Centra. The Pioneer men had won four of their last five Region IX games, but lost 92-70 last night to Casper. That dropped the Pioneers to 12-11 overall on the year and 5-5 in the North. The MCC women lost...
  •   With the regular season winding down, the Custer County District High School Cowboy wrestling team hosted Laurel and Billings Central last night in a pair of duals at the CCDHS gym. Sidney also wrestled both Central and Laurel. The Cowboys earned a 42-39 win over Central, but then lost to Laurel 66-12. Sidney won both their duals easily, 74...
  •   The term streaky continues to define the 2013-14 season for the Custer County District High School Cowgirls. The Cowgirls won their first two games of the season, but then lost their first five games of January. With a dominant 58-32 win over Dickinson, N.D., last night, the Cowgirls have now won their last four games. “We’ve...
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team suffered their third straight defeat, falling to Dickinson, N.D., on the road last night, 69-56. After playing back-and-forth through the first half, Dickinson took a 31-26 lead into the halftime break. In the second half, the Cowboys never got closer than four points as...
  •   The Miles Community College baseball team added its first Montanan for the 2014-15 season with the signing of Kale Murgel of Helena. Murgel is the second player of the 2014-15 class to sign with MCC. Murgel, a 6’4, 185-pound pitcher, is a senior at Helena High. In addition to being an All-Conference pitcher for the Helena Senators, he...
  •   The freshmen girls basketball team at Custer County District High School has had a learning season so far. They currently sit at 2-8 on the season. The Cowgirls opened the year with a 40-33 loss against Hardin. The Cowgirls were outscored 10-3 in the second quarter, proving to be the difference. Mariah Beehler and Madissen Hill led the team...
  •   The Custer County District High School JV Cowgirl basketball team has enjoyed tremendous success this season, sitting at 8-3 on the year. The Cowgirl JV opened the season with a 60-40 win at Hardin and then beat Sidney 65-28. In Hardin, the Cowgirls opened the game on a 14-4 run, but led just 22-20 at halftime. They then outscored the Lady...
  •   On Tuesday the Miles City Council unanimously passed the resolution (Resolution No. 3658) that would place the Local Government Review and the establishment of a study commission on the Primary Election ballot June 3 and levy two mills (one per year) for the study. Custer County Commissioners will be voting on the county review in mid-...
  •   John Henry “Johnny” Kolka, 68, of Volborg died on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at his home in Volborg as a result of a house fire. John was born on May 31, 1945, in Miles City, the son of John and Margaret Decker Kolka. He attended first through eighth grade at South Stacey School and graduated from Custer County District High School...
  •   As the Sacred Heart School cafeteria buzzes with excitement Tuesday after school, Kevin Geary is a bit surprised with Sam Layton’s move placing his bishop deep in Kevin’s territory during the first round of the Catholic Schools Week chess tournament. The double-elimination tournament is expected to take two afternoons to come up...