Monthly archive

September, 2016

  • The Custer County District High School Cowboys will make the long trip to Havre on Friday to take on the Blue Ponies in high school varsity football action.  The Blue Ponies have 19 returning juniors and seniors on their team, so there will be some familiarity for the Cowboys when they take the field. Last year the Cowboys crushed the Blue...
  • Young pro football fans will have the opportunity to exhibit their football skills when the Miles City Kiwanis Club hosts a local NFL Punt, Pass & Kick competition on Sunday, Sept. 18. The competition is free and open to boys and girls ages 6-15. Sign-up begins at noon at Connors Stadium in Miles City.  Kickoff is set for 1 p.m.   To...
  • The Custer County High School Cowboy and Cowgirl cross-country teams traveled to Billings on Friday to compete in their second event of the year. Custer County Head Coach Paul Yoakam said he was happy with how his teams competed. “The boys improved and ran well,” he said. “Most of our girls ran JV because it was their first-ever...
  • The Custer County High School volleyball team opened its conference schedule with a 3-0 loss to a talented Billings Central team on Tuesday. According to Cowgirl Head Coach Marci Mollman, the girls didn’t come into the game mentally prepared to play.  They struggled during the first two sets, and weren’t in it to win, she...
  • The Custer County High School golf teams logged solid finishes Friday in the Hardin Invitational.  Head Coach Jon Harris said he was pleased with the way his kids played. “We had another good day in Hardin,” he said. “All the kids played well.” The Cowboys took second place as a team with a score of 331, eight shots...
  • The Custer County High School JV football team dominated on both sides of the ball on Tuesday, blasting visiting Baker 56-16. Cowboy Assistant Coach Aaron Essex said he is pleased with the way the JV team is playing, “They are blocking well the last two games,” he said. “Defense has been tough and not let teams score. Offense is...
  • John J. Sampsel, M.D., 90, of Miles City died peacefully with his wife, Helen, and son, Curt, by his side on Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016. Dr. Sampsel was born on Feb. 16, 1926, in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the son of William H. and Marguerite Brennan Sampsel.   Military Graveside services will be held on Monday, Sept. 12, 2016, at 11 a.m. at...
  • he cover photo of the 2016 Block Management Hunting Access Guide has a face that is familiar to many in the Miles City area. Alan Charles stands with his Golden Retriever, Teal, alongside an impressive string of three geese, two turkeys and an antelope. He made the guide cover not because of his hunting prowess, but because his colleagues at...
  • The High Plains Classics Car Club will hold its 30th annual Car Show and Shine on Saturday at Riverside Park at 400 Main St. in Miles City. There is no charge for the public to attend the event, which starts at 11 a.m. For those entering vehicles in the show, pre-registration was free if forms were received before Sept. 1. For those wishing to...
  • Highlands Natural Resources recently filed permits and bonds with the state as part of a pilot drilling program in the southeastern portion of Custer County. The project — “Helios Two” — calls for drilling and developing natural gas and helium deposits in the area.  According to its website, the firm is a UK-registered...