Monthly archive

September, 2015

  • Friday marks a milestone in Bulldog athletics when the first-ever University of Montana cross country program takes the field for the Carroll College Early Bird meet at the Bill Roberts Golf Course in Helena. The UMW team features an all-freshman roster — six men and seven women, including two from Dillon. Their mentor is Dylan Zitzer, in...
  • Dillon Beaver football coach Rick Nordahl understands the nuances of championship football – never hestitate, go for victory. Dillon scored late and instead of settling for the tie, went for the two-point conversion and victory. The deciding pass from first-year starting quarterback Troy Andersen to Carson Hritsco, gave Dillon a 22-21 win....
  • The University of Montana Western football team pushed the premise that the best offense is a good defense to its logical and logistical extremes in its 2015 season opener on Saturday in Billings. The Dawgs’ D forced eight turnovers that led, eventually and often immediately, to seven Western touchdowns to propel UMW to a stunning 49-6 road...
  • The 18th season of Dillon Football League Kids’ Flag Football will begin with the first games on Sept. 19. Registration forms are currently available at the Dillon Tribune, Parkview Elementary and the Dillon Middle School. It is never too late to register for the DFL, with a flexible deadline of Sept. 14. Ideally, forms will be submitted by...
  • Frederick Barclay Gray, 67, of Polson and Mesa, AZ, passed away on July 15, at his son’s home. He was born Oct. 3, 1947, in Marlborough, MA, to Charles and Carolyn Gray, and spent his childhood in Stow, MA. After high school graduation he attended Nichols College for two years and then enlisted in the U.S. Air Force. He served his enlistment...
  • Norma Jacqueline (Jackie) Cross passed away after a long battle with cancer on July 23, 2015. She was surrounded by family and friends. She was born to Norman and Trula Mae Miller in De Queen, AK, on Aug. 28, 1939. When Jackie was two, her mother passed away and she was adopted by the Maynard family. Jackie met Marion Cross in Cottonwood Falls, KS...
  • “Goodbye? Oh no, please. Can’t we just go back to page one and start all over again?” — Winnie the Pooh. Angela Christine Sharp, 20, of Missoula and Dillon, was taken from us in a tragic accident, July 16. She was born June 19, 1995, in Missoula, to Lori (Hollensteiner) Cornish and Chris Sharp. From that moment on, she...
  • Norma May Day let go of life at 83 in Dillon, Mont., on Saturday, July 25. She died of natural causes. Norma was born in Dickenson, N.D. on May 12, 1932. She was the daughter of Anna and AJ Thomas. Norma grew up in Williston, N.D. until attending college at St. Teresa’s in Winona, Minn. She graduated 1953 with a B.A. in Education. After...
  • Daniel ‘Dan’ Svoboda passed away on July 26, at his home in Corvallis, MT, after a two-year battle with colon cancer. He was born January 10, 1953, at St. Francis Hospital in Litchfield, IL. Dan was reared by Tony James and Lucille Suyo Svoboda on the family farm. He attended elementary and high school in Mt. Olive, IL. Dan received a...
  • Gertrude M. Pabich Gertrude M. Pabich, 86 of Dillon, Mont., died Aug. 17, 2015.  She was born Feb. 2, 1929 in Chicago, Ill. to Frank and Agnes Romanski. She is preceded in death by her parents, two sisters, Clara and Dorothy, and a brother, Bernie.  She is survived by her children; Larry, Dennis, Mark, Scott, and Cindy all of Dillon,...