Monthly archive

November, 2013

  •   Bozeman (Class AA), Dillon (A), Missoula Loyola (B), Ennis (C) and Geraldine-Highwood (C 6-Man) claimed state football championships this past weekend. All five schools were ranked number one in the state in their respective classes for much of the season, including the final polls before the playoffs. Bozeman held off Kalispell Glacier 24-...
  •   The Miles Community College basketball teams had a long weekend, hosting the Pioneer Club Tournament right after playing their first Region IX games on Thursday. The Pioneers split their tournament games, beating Lake Region 92-80 and falling to Williston State 78-71. They are now 4-5 on the season. “I think it was a good and not so...
  •   In 1938, everyone in the United States celebrated the last Thanksgiving day according to the proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln. If this is confusing, it is because Thanksgiving is one of those holidays whose date is not set to a specific date. The first Thanksgiving was held in 1789, when President George Washington proclaimed Thursday...
  •   Howard John Ruppel was born March 7, 1933, in Twin Bridges. He died on Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at the perfect age of 80 on the day of the “Brawl of the Wild” where his Grizzlies won. Mr. Ruppel died from complications of pneumonia in Miles City with all his children and wife by his side. Mr. Ruppel was born to Ellen and John...
  •   Violet Erna Neiffer Kuehn, 84, of Terry died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at the Prairie Community Nursing Home in Terry. Mrs. Kuehn was born in Crow Rock on Oct. 11, 1929, the daughter of George and Martha Naaz Neiffer. She attended elementary school in Crow Rock and later they moved to Marsh. She attended high school in Terry, where she met...
  •   When planning the first Christmas Concert with the Stars, Miles City resident Lois Skinn felt a little trepidation, not knowing if the program would be a success. I started out thinking maybe the church would like it, make them a little money,” Sinn said. “But I wasn’t really sure if it would go. Who wants to throw a party...
  •   It's state championship weekend for football in the state of Montana and the Eastern part of the state is well represented once again. Billings Central is looking for their second straight Class A state championship, while Baker and Wibaux are looking to regain their traditional spot at the top of Class B and Class C, respectively....
  •   It's without question the best weekend of football in the state of Montana.  My colleague at the Billings Gazette, Slim Kimmell, wrote a column earlier this week talking about moving all five of the high school state championship games to one location over a heck of a weekend. For a long time, I've been against that idea. I...
  •   The Miles Community College women opened the Region IX with a decisive 85-79 win over Central Wyoming last night at the Miles Community College Centra. The MCC men couldn't overcome a poor first half in their loss. The MCC teams will be hosting the Pioneer Club Invitational tonight and tomorrow night. MCC will play Lake Region tonight,...