Local basketball fans can tune in to Class AA games on the radio as Cherry Creek Radio this week announced its broadcast schedule for the remainder of the winter hoops season with Western AA league play the focus.
Games will air on both KGRZ (1450 AM) and KYLT (1340 AM) to allow coverage of multiple pairings on certain dates.
Cherry Creek will air 47 regular season contests of Missoula boys’ and girls’ basketball, including 10 road contests, while also carrying State AA play-in games for Missoula teams in early march and any ensuing tournament games played the following week in Billings, the home of the State AA tourney. Continue reading
With about 4 1/2 minutes ticked off the clock in the first quarter of Missoula Big Sky’s home opener with Butte High on Thursday, Eagles center Colin Bingham stepped to the free-throw line for a pair of charity shots.
His team already owned a 14-2 lead, and as Bingham hit his free throw to run the Bulldogs’ deficit to 13 early points, Butte coach Terry Hauser called his first time out of the boys’ basketball game.
That’s when the Big Sky bench exploded.