The Montana state track meets are only three weeks away, so let’s refresh our memories on how those top athletes find their ways to the entrants table.
Along with qualifying through divisional meets pre-state, athletes from Class AA and A can book their trip by hitting certain qualifying standards at a regular season meet or even at their respective divisional.
Here’s a look at the qualifying standards per MHSA.com:
To say the Missoula Hellgate Knights have struggled on offense would be, well, offensive. Through four games, the Knights hadn’t scored a point and were needless to say 0-4.
But that was before co-quarterback Andy Nemec got the lion’s share of the signal-calling duties in the Hellgate backfield.
The senior — who is still listed as wide receiver on the team’s depth chart — was a wildcat-only option in Hellgate’s offense. In layman’s terms, he was only brought in to run the ball while the “passing QB” Brayden Frohlich worked the throwing downs. Continue reading
A scheduled football doubleheader at Missoula County Stadium this Friday has been broken up.
The Missoula Hellgate Knights, slated to take on Billings Senior at 4 p.m. at the city’s high school football complex, will instead compete inside the home of the University of Montana Grizzlies. Hellgate will kick off at Washington-Grizzly Stadium on the UM campus at 7 p.m.
It’s homecoming week for the Knights and coach R.L. Boyles wanted Hellgate to get the true homecoming experience, said Lynn Farmer, the school’s assistant principal and athletic director. That meant a night game. And what better venue than Wa-Griz to provide it.
The 67th annual East-West Montana Shrine Football Game kicks off at 7 p.m. in Butte on Saturday, July 20, and the Missoulian will be there covering the action.
Can’t make it over to Naranche Stadium even though your favorite local athlete will be playing in the all-star game? Don’t worry, you can still keep up with the action and track your players with ease here!
Construction work has forced the move of the 67th Montana East-West Shrine Game to Butte’s historic Naranche Stadium, West team coordinator Jeff Hartwick announced Wednesday.
“We’re very excited to play in Naranche Stadium,” Hartwick told ButteSports.com Wednesday. “It’s going to be a good experience for everybody involved.”
The game, which was played in Butte at East Middle School’s Bulldog Memorial Stadium three years ago, was scheduled to be back there when the game came to town July 20. Delays in work being done on the stands forced the move to an alternate location. Continue reading