UPDATED: The Billings area schools are killing it in the online voting. Central-Laurel leads the way with Senior-West hot on its heels through the first week of voting and Malta-Glasgow coming in third.
You can vote daily by following this link. But remember, you must register to have your vote count. Go ahead, go!
Rivalries are what makes sports fun — well, that and maybe winning — but which schools in Montana have the state’s best sporting rivalry?
Well, that’s up to you. The Missoulian newspaper, in conjunction with Lee Enterprises and the Wisconsin State Journal, want you to get out there and vote! Cast your ballot for Montana’s best high school sports rivalry (sorry — no Griz or Cats allowed) by clicking here and supporting rivals and those teams you love to hate.
Is it Sentinel-Hellgate? How bout Loyola-Florence? Whitefish-Columbia Falls or Arlee-Charlo? Maybe Hamilton-Stevensville-Corvallis? Or Thompson Falls-Plains?
We’ll be back with updates and results as the competition goes along.
And don’t forget, you have to vote to have your thoughts count. We appreciate your comments below but they might as well be yelled from a moving car window.
i.e. they don’t count
It was about three weeks ago now that the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball snatched up Missoulian Riley King in the 2013 MLB first-year player draft.
The 19-year-old outfielder quickly chose baseball over returning to the hoops program at Carroll College, signing to play in the Royals’ minor league system and jetting off to Arizona and Kansas City’s extended spring training facility in Surprise. That was the last time we’d heard from the Missoula Sentinel graduate.
Well now an update: King will remain in Arizona, at least for now, with the Royals’ rookie-level affiliate in the Arizona League this season. Continue reading
Conner Anderson, a 2011 graduate of Missoula Sentinel, is the subject of the Missoulian sports Q & A this week. The 20-year-old former Missoula Maverick has been playing baseball for two year’s at Keuca College in upstate New York and got a gig with Cooperstown Dreams Park this summer working baseball operations.
Basically Anderson will be running little league baseball tournaments all summer in the shadow of the National Baseball Hall of Fame, but you can check Sunday’s sports section for more about that. This post is a few notes from my conversation with Conner this week that didn’t fit in the Q & A, mostly about non-Hall of Fame related business. Continue reading