Monthly archive

June, 2017

  • The Miles City Mavericks, after winning twice Friday, lost 14-5 Saturday to Minico to finish 2-3 in the Burley (Idaho) Wood Bat Tournament. In Saturday’s finale, the Mavericks led 3-1 after four innings before surrendering 10 runs in the fifth. Jared Bellows was the only Miles City player with more than one hit, going 2-for-4 as the...
  • The Miles City Outlaws went 4-1 in a weekend tournament in Williston, North Dakota. They won their first two games Thursday and Friday before falling 11-6 to Wahpeton, North Dakota, and then cruising to a 16-1 victory over the Black Hills Bombers on Saturday. They closed with a 12-3 triumph over the Southeast Twins Sunday morning. Against Black...
  • This much is known for sure about Jaxon Hinch. The newest addition to the men’s basketball team at Miles Community College can certainly jump. Hinch, a 6-3 guard, has signed to play basketball for coach Chase Tait’s Pioneers, after competing in track and field at the University of Nebraska. The Montana native was a multi-sport athlete...
  • About three dozen people turned out Monday at the Range Riders Museum in Miles City to hear from Dora DuFran, a successful entrepreneur in the “sporting business” in North Dakota. Dufran, portrayed by actress and scholar Mary Jane Bradbury in period attire, delivered a talk about her friend, Martha Canary (1852-1903), better known as...
  • The Tongue River Winery’s White Raspberry Wine won the Granite Peak Award — named for the highest mountain in Montana — at the NorthWest Wine Summit held recently at the Columbia Gorge Hotel in Hood River, Oregon. “We also finally got a medal for our rhubarb,” said Bob Thaden, who co-owns the winery and vineyard in...
  • Better marketing of Miles City — with an eye toward attracting tourists, new businesses, entrepreneurs and young people who have moved away — was identified as the top priority for the area at a recent Town Meeting. The meeting, hosted every two years by the Miles City Area Economic Development Council (MCAEDC) and the Southeastern...
  • The Miles City Mavericks fell twice Thursday against two Idaho teams. They were beaten 7-6 in eight innings in Game 2 after losing 13-5 to South Fremont to start the weekend on the road. In the first game, South Fremont broke it open with four runs in the third to snap a 2-2 tie. Another four in the fifth and three in the seventh made it a one-...
  • The Miles City Outlaws scored four runs in the third inning and held on for a 5-3 victory over Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, in Thursday’s first round of a baseball tournament in Williston, North Dakota. The Outlaws trailed 1-0 after the first inning before putting together its four-run rally in the third. Makenzie Gross drove home two runs, and...
  • If you’re interested in seeing Montana’s best football players — all 2017 high school graduates — then Connors Stadium in Miles City is the place to be Saturday night. Kickoff is at 6 p.m. Of the 34 players on the Montana roster, at least 30 are bound for colleges. They’ll look to improve their record to 18-6 in this...
  • Earning a ride down Main Street on a fire truck is no common thing in Miles  City. But the Miles City Posse U19 soccer team got that well-deserved ride after winning the Montana Cup championship June 10-11 in Livingston. The tourney featured 20 teams in U14 to U19 divisions. The Posse U19 team, which went 9-4-1 in the regular season, opened...