Monthly archive

January, 2015

  •   The Dillon Beavers opened their Southwestern A Conference slate with a pair of wins, topping highly regarded Corvallis on the road Friday night, and blasting Anaconda in Dillon on Saturday. “It was a big win on the road against a very good basketball team that has some really good players,” said Dillon coach Terry Thomas of the...
  • The Montana Western Bulldog football program found another Bull-eaver last week, when it signed All-State Beaver standout J.D. Ferris to stay in Dillon to play his college ball. “Over Christmas break, I got together with the family and we decided this would be the best choice for me,” said Ferris, moments after signing on the dotted line to play...
  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team led from the first minute but needed a 16-0 run over the final four minutes of Friday’s game in Straugh Gymnasium to finally put away visiting Lethbridge, 96-74. The win extended the Bulldogs’ winning streak to nine games and upped their season record to 11-3. After seeing newcomers power their team’s...

December, 2014

  • The Montana Western men’s basketball team on Monday took its rubber game of the season against Dickinson State University, outlasting the Blue Hawks, 85-75, on the opening day of the Hampton Inn Classic tournament in Billings. Western forward Dexter Williams Jr. came up with perhaps his most impressive performance in his increasingly impressive...
  • It wasn’t so good to be The King’s on Tuesday at the Hampton Inn Classic basketball tournament in Billings. The University of Montana Western men’s basketball team overcame a cold-shooting first half to overwhelm The King’s University College, 101-53. The game marked the eighth straight win and second trip over the century mark this month for the...
  •   Near the end of last Tuesday’s hearing in Fifth Judicial District Court in Dillon on whether a recall election against three Dillon City Councilpersons should proceed, the attorneys involved stated they were content to let Judge Loren Tucker render a decision without further input from them. But Tucker decided to take more time to...
  •   We are lucky to live in Dillon and Beaverhead County.  At every turn, there is a sign that points to a group of people who care about the people and traditions of the past, present and future.  One such sign shines a bright light on Beaverhead County High School and the Board of Trustees and administrators who create a positive...
  •   Gunnar Maisch is not a typical tennager.  The BCHS junior is the unselfish, self-motivated, caring student that all parents hope their children will become.   Most recently, Maisch promoted a “Give ‘Em the Boot(s)” fundraiser.  The October drive focused on raising funds to provide snow boots for area...
  •   Dillon’s P.J. Mahoney recently received a bit of surprising news from Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) of the United States Adjutant General John E. Hamilton.  Posted from national VFW headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, Hamilton notified Mahoney of his honorary appointment and explained that the Dillon man had been recommended...
  •   Learning to ski, returning to ski after years away from the slopes or just trying to improve your technique can be a great experience that enhances your life, recreationally and socially. Or a frustrating and even uncomfortable experience, especially for adult women, according to Dillon ski veteran Heidi Schwandt. To help women enjoy the...