Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   Imagine taking a walk along the streets of Miles City on a brisk January morning 100 years ago. The town would obviously look quite a bit different than it does today, with streets unpaved and horses still the primary form of transport. It would also be bustling with construction in a boom Miles City has never seen the likes of again. The...
  •   With a pair of Region IX North Sub-Region losses on the weekend, the Miles Community College men’s basketball team dropped to 8-11 overall and 0-4 in the North. The Pioneers have lost all five games they’ve played in 2015. “Bottom line is we haven’t shot the ball well,” MCC Head Coach Chase Tait said. “We...
  •     The Miles Community College Lady Pioneer basketball team enjoyed being at home for the first time in over a month, winning a pair of Region IX North Sub-Region games over the weekend. The Lady Pioneers beat Central Wyoming 66-49 on Friday night and then held off Northwest College 76-71 on Saturday. They are now 12-7 overall on the...
  •   Gillette’s run of domination at the Cowboy Invite came to an end on Saturday when the Sidney Eagles won four individual titles to pull ahead of the Camels and take the crown at the 57th Cowboy invite. Gillette had won the last eight AA-A titles at the Cowboy. Sidney finished with 217 points to get by Gillette, who ended with 199....
  •   The Custer County District High School Cowboy basketball team rallied numerous times on the road against Class AA Billings Skyview on Friday night. But for every rally, Skyview had an answer and they pulled away for the 78-58 win. The loss drops the Cowboys back to .500 on the year at 4-4 overall. They remain 2-2 in the Eastern A. Skyview,...
  •   The nomination letters have been reviewed, and the Miles City Area Chamber of Commerce has chosen the winners for the annual Citizen of the Year awards. The awards will be presented next Thursday at an awards banquet at the Town and Country Club. The awards will be presented in five categories: Business, individual, senior  volunteer,...
  •   When Milestown Community Improvement Inc., first started a couple of years ago, it was relatively informal.  The members were all from Miles City, had moved away, and then came back to their hometown.  They wanted to give back to the town they loved, focusing on projects for kids, since most of them were now parents. After several...
  •   By JOSH SAMUELSON Star Sports Editor After 15 lead changes, five ties and a big deficit at halftime, the Custer County District High School Cowgirl basketball team pulled out an impressive 62-57 win over Class AA Billings Skyview last night at the CCDHS gym. “I think it’s a good win for us,” Cowgirls first-year Head Coach...
  •   Boys fifth- and sixth-grade basketball meetings on Tuesday There will be a meeting at 6:15 pm on Tuesday, January 20, 2015, in Room 402 of CCDHS for anyone interested in coaching in the Miles City School District 5th and 6th grade boys’ basketball program.  Please enter through the gym lobby.  All volunteer coaches must...
  •   St. Labre scored the first two points in the non-conference game against the Custer County District High School Cowboys last night at the CCDHS gym in just 14 seconds. But after Connor Torstenbo hit a three 1:36 later, it was all Cowboys. The Cowboys cruised in the first half, and survived a Braves comeback bid in the second half, to win 66...