Monthly archive

February, 2016

  • Coach Jon Harris has been with the Cowboy wrestling program for 16 years, and he has taken athletes to state every year.  “At least somebody gets to go every year,” said Harris. With the divisions combining, they send the top eight of each weight class to state, instead of the previous four from each division. Sixteen kids from...
  • Coach Jon Harris has been with the Cowboy wrestling program for 16 years, and he has taken athletes to state every year.  “At least somebody gets to go every year,” said Harris. With the divisions combining, they send the top eight of each weight class to state, instead of the previous four from each division. Sixteen kids from...
  •   The MCC Pioneers basketball teams traveled to Powell,  Wyo., to take on the Northwest College Rustlers Wednesday. The teams split the evening with the men on top 89-70, while the ladies lost 74-70. The men’s team has really come together at the end of their season. Coach Chase Tait has stated that he wanted them to play...
  • As I prepare to head to the 2016 All Class State Wrestling tourney which starts Friday, Feb. 12, I was doing some reminiscing. This will be my 54th state championship in a row. I started attending in 1963 and haven’t missed a state championship since.  A little history of Montana wrestling:   The first state championship was held...
  • Parents can sign up their children for Little Guy Wrestling from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday (Feb. 15 and 16) at the Hines Wrestling Complex.  The complex is located at 605 Bridge St. Wrestlers will need tennis shoes or wrestling shoes that have not been worn outside, a t-shirt, and gym shorts or sweats. Head gear is optional. All...
  • The federal flood insurance program is complicated, especially with changes due to congressional action every year or two, but one thing is relatively clear this year. If a building was not in the old, 1980s-era flood map but is now listed in the 2010 flood map as being in the flood plain, then there is a very short window to buy discounted...
  • A daughter was born to Keyle D. Ruiz and Nathan Anzures of Miles City on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City. A daughter was born to Joy and Tony Reda of Colstrip on Friday, Jan. 29,  2016, at Holy Rosary Healthcare in Miles City.
  • If you have played soccer and miss it,  Miles City Youth Soccer Association is looking for U13/U14 players and wants to get the word out.  Maybe you haven’t played in a while but miss it. You could compete with a fun group who loves the game of soccer.    Practice usually starts the first week of March (weather permitting...
  • Charles K. (Bud) Failing, formerly of Miles City, Montana, passed away Sunday, February 7, 2016, in Quitman, Georgia. Mr. Failing was born in 1921 to Charles K. Failing, Sr., and Ethel Failing in the state of New York. He grew up on a farm south of Terre Haute, Indiana, and graduated from Pimento High School. He attended Indiana State College in...
  • Clark W. Irion, 66, former Miles City resident, died in Billings on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, in his home after a courageous fight with cancer.  Visitation will be Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2016, at Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home in Miles City with family receiving friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Funeral services will be Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, at 11 a.m....