GFH Bison, CMR swimmers clash for crosstown meet

In Tuesday’s High School Prep Extra inside the Great Falls Tribune, sports scribe Daniel Mediate has a feature on the crosstown swimming event between the Great Falls High Bison and C.M. Russell High Rustlers. The clash happens Thursday at 6 p.m. inside Swarthout Fieldhouse at GFH. Here are a few quotes to get you ready … Continue reading

C.M. Russell High boys, Great Falls High girls ranked

The first Associated Press high school prep polls came out today and it’s time for some analysis. In the girls’ poll, Missoula Sentinel took the top slot while Helena Capital was second. Great Falls High, meanwhile, checks in at No. 4. The Bison take on C.M. Russell High Thursday and we’ll have more on that … Continue reading

Tinkle leads Hellgate over Bison; GFH grapplers in front at CMR Holiday Classic

The Great Falls High wrestling team is poised to win another CMR Holiday Classic. The Bison are in first place heading into today’s action with 140 points, while Class A Havre is right behind at 132. GFH head coach Steve Komac said he expects it to come down to the final round tomorrow. The Bison … Continue reading

Prep Extra and more as we embark on another week

Be sure to check out our High School Extra in today’s Tribune. We’ve some exciting stuff from Dan Mediate’s Class AA notebook, Jesse Geleynse’s Regional Prep Spotlight and Scott Mansch’s feature on the 1962 Belt High School football team. We’ve also got our weekly Prep Chat, a new feature we’ve developed this fall. The prep … Continue reading

Bison, Rustlers in action Friday in Montana AA football action

Lewistown’s Maddie Comes (1) and Paige Zibell (12) try to block a shot from Billings West’s Sadie Lehenbauer recently during the Electric City Invitational volleyball tournament at CMR Fieldhouse. / TRIBUNE PHOTO/LARRY BECKNER We’ve got another big weekend on top in prep football, volleyball and soccer action here in Great Falls and around the state. … Continue reading

Josh Horner, C.M. Russell outlast Helena Capital in 3OT

It was one for the ages Friday night, a triple-overtime classic seemingly only football programs as storied as C.M. Russell and Helena Capital were capable of. The Rustlers outlasted the Bruins 28-27 in a thrilling battle that felt more like a November playoff game than an early September contest at Memorial Stadium. “I’m getting too … Continue reading

C.M. Russell Rustlers vs. Helena Capital Bruins stats

Scoring summary   Capital             0            7            0            7            0            7            7 — 28 CMR                        0            7            0            7            0            7            6 — 27     Second quarter   CMR — Josh Horner 21 run. (Tanner Olsen kick) Capital —Andy Waterman 21 pass from Brian Sinrud (Kyle Nickol kick)   Fourth quarter   Capital … Continue reading

Busy weekend on tap for C.M. Russell High, Great Falls High

The preps season is well underway and we’ll be back to update the preps blog as much as possible. We’ve got a full slate of weekend action for you, beginning with crosstown soccer action between Great Falls High and C.M. Russell High today. You can read Scott Mansch’s preview here. The action continues Friday with … Continue reading

Montana high school football scores

PREP FOOTBALL Anaconda 30, Browning 18 Arlee 54, Seeley-Swan 36 Billings Central 49, Hamilton 0 Billings Senior 41, Kalispell Flathead 21 Billings West 36, Great Falls 22 Bozeman 48, Missoula Sentinel 10 Butte 41, Great Falls Russell 20 Centerville 32, Belt 20 Charlo 56, Noxon 14 Dickinson, N.D. 44, Glendive 0 Helena 34, Missoula Hellgate … Continue reading

C.M. Russell Rustlers to open on road against Butte Bulldogs

The C.M. Russell Rustlers will see roughly a mirror image of themselves when they line up in Butte tonight to kick off the high school football season against the Bulldogs. “They’ve got quite a bit of experience back,” CMR head coach Jack Johnson said of the Butte squad. “On the offensive line, they’ve got four … Continue reading

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