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Glendive Girls Basketball Team Had Great Start To Tourney!

So everybody has been wondering why the Glendive girls basketball team coached by Miss Kayla Rivas did so well at ...
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30 Years Later, Central Girls Still The Best Ever!

30 Years Later, Central Girls Still The Best Ever!

30 years later, still the best ever Memories fade as time goes by, but I will never forget a team that ...
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Eastern “A” Super Divisional Gets Into The Top Three

Once again the 2017 Eastern "A" Super Divisional was a huge success!  On Saturday night the attendance was more than ...
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Eastern "A" Super Divisional Set For Another Record!

Eastern “A” Super Divisional Set For Another Record!

It's without question one of my favorite basketball tournaments to announce each and every year....the Eastern "A" divisional!  Last year ...
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Brendan Howard Is Getting Close To The Record!

Brendan Howard Is Getting Close To The Record!

Only 29 young man have ever scored 2,000 or more points in a high school basketball career...none have been off ...
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National Record 80 Point Game!

National Record 80 Point Game!

On the night of February 19, 1973 Dawson Community of College of Glendive got by Trinity Bible College of Ellendale, ...
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Griz Football Is Number One Once Again!

Griz Football Is Number One Once Again!

Three years in row the Montana Grizzlies have lead the Football Championship Sub Division in attendance!  During the 2016 season ...
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Top Girls Basketball Winning Percentage Over The Past Ten Years!

Top Girls Basketball Winning Percentage Over The Past Ten Years!

So what Montana high school girls basketball program has the best winning percentage since 2008? "AA"  It's the Lady Hawks of ...
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I Call It The Greatest Night In The MSU Field House!

I Call It The Greatest Night In The MSU Field House!

They have been playing the game of basketball for almost 60 years at the MSU and the best game ever ...
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Basketball Is Strong In Dillon!

Basketball Is Strong In Dillon!

So how about the game of basketball in Dillon these days?  Any way you look at it, it's very impressive! ...
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41 Points Plus The Game Winner For Poplar’s Damon Sadler!

My sportscasters stat sheet only goes to 40 points!  It was not enough for my Nemont game in Frazer last ...
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Amazing 3 Pointer in Frazer!

Had a great time in Frazer last night calling the Poplar game for Nemont. Check this play out....Miss Hailee Fourstar ...
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Top Ten Sports Stories of 2016!

Top Ten Sports Stories of 2016!

      2016 TOP TEN MONTANA SPORTS STORIES #10:  The most successful volleyball coach in state history Jeff Carroll of Billings Senior ...
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Top Sports Stories of 2016; #11 to #20!

Top Sports Stories of 2016; #11 to #20!

2016 TOP MONTANA SPORTS STORIES #11 - #20 #20:  A state record 680 miles!  That’s how far it was for Fairview ...
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Both Winning Streaks End at 54!

Both Winning Streaks End at 54!

Both the Choteau boys and Malta girls have won back to back state basketball titles, both started this new season ...
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Network Football Awards!

It's that time of year again...time for my News Network 2016 high school football awards. TEAM OF THE YEAR: The Savage Heat ...
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The Best High School Football Teams of All Time!

 The sports question of the season…will the top ranked unbeaten Billings Senior Broncs go down as one of the ...
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The Best Story Of The Cat – Griz Football Game!

 We have had 115 Cat - Griz football games that have been played, but the game that stands out the ...
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Watch “AA” Football Title Game!

         If you want to watch the state "AA" football championship game between Billings Senior and ...
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Class "C" 6-Man Teams Averaged 67 Points A Game!

Class “C” 6-Man Teams Averaged 67 Points A Game!

During the quarter final round of the 2016 6-man class "C" quarter finals the four teams averaged more than 67 ...
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Stat Of The Week....14 In A Row!

Stat Of The Week….14 In A Row!

With Billings Central playing Dillon this weekend in one of the class "A" semi finals football games that means that ...
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Yes We Do Live In A Big State!

Yes We Do Live In A Big State!

This weekend during the quarter final round of the 2016 post season football playoffs their will be 4 Montana football ...
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Great Montana World Series Story!

This is one of those stories that I am sure you will share with your friends.  Please take a listen. Read More

Columbia Falls Great Sportsmanship!

Hats off to the administrators at Colombia Falls High School.  What they did this week needs to be recognized as ...
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Wow….Baker’s Luke Gonsioroski Is One Amazing Young Man!

We all know that Baker Q.B. Luke Gonsioroski is one of the very best football players in the state.  But ...
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Made My Day!

Saturday I was in Dillon doing working the sideline for the TV broadcast of the Montana - Western and College ...
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Rocky Joe Dillon 2016

In 1960 Western Had The Best Punter In The Nation!

Now the most famous person in Dillon, Mt is not the mayor, it's not the CEO of the hospital or ...
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ANOTHER STATE RECORD FOR CHASEN KIPP!

Wow, is this young man amazing or what!  Back on September 12 Heart Butte All American running back Chasen Kipp ...
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Jordan Football 4-1! Started With Just 7 players!

The Jordan Mustangs started this 2016 high school football with just 7 players!  They are also 4-1 on the ...
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It’s Deming to Deming At Billings West Football!

  It's easy announcing Billings West football this season....all I have to say is Deming to Deming.  You see the starting ...
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Manhattan Superintendent Scott Chauvet Shares His Side Of The Story!

         On Tuesday I produced a rare commentary program on the 5-1 Manhattan Tigers cancelling their game with ...
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He May Only Be 5-7 But He Is The Best At What He Does!

 Last Friday night all 5-7 170 pond running back Ryan Arntson of Helena High did was rush for 252 yards ...
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Record Setting "AA" Football Game!

Record Setting “AA” Football Game!

The wildest football game in week number six of this 2016 season took place at Washington Grizzly Stadium in Missoula ...
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Rocky Erickson Rare Commentary!

Rocky Erickson Rare Commentary!

         You know something just does not seem right with the big story today out of Manhattan.  The ...
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Great Story On My Time With Arnold Palmer!

   A few years ago I got to meet the sports legion Arnold Palmer.  That night he told us a ...
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Busy Weekend....but not my busiest!

Busy Weekend….but not my busiest!

Tonight I have two games to announce at 4 PM and 7 PM.  I have done this several times but ...
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List Of Some Of The Best Football Teams Of All Time!

List Of Some Of The Best Football Teams Of All Time!

        So who will be some of the best high school football teams for the 2016?  The ...
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Rocky’s First High School Football Poll!

So three weeks into this 2016 high school football season who do I think are the top "AA" and "A" ...
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The SEC Conference Of NAIA Football

That is what big time Bozeman TV sportscaster Peter Young calls the Frontier Conference....the SEC of NAIA football!  This ...
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We Have Lost One Of The Greats!

   Last night Clayton Hornung of Baker passed away at the age of 69.  Hornung was the Baker girls basketball ...
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Football is back in Bainville after 40 years!

Not only are they playing high school football in Bainville for the first time since 1976, but they are off ...
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How about 553 rushing yards in a single game!

         So every Monday on my state wide sports show Montana Sports I produce my high school ...
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Stat Of The Week 114-2-3!

The stat of the week 114-2-3!  That's the win - loss record of the Lady Rams of Billings Central girls ...
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It’s Griz Football For The Famed Deming Twins!

Well the Montana Grizzlies have landed yet another West High Q.B. plus an outstanding W.R.!  Two of the very best ...
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The Great Glendive Football Team of 1919!

        If only I could have been on the radio calling all the play-by-play of Dawson County ...
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My Thoughts On Ty Milne!

Gone to soon at the young age of only 52!  Today most everybody knows Ty from his family's business, Milne ...
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Montana Olympic Sprinter Larry Quistad!

Back in the early 1960's Park County High School in Livingston was home to the state's fastest sprinter!  A young ...
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Olympic Swim Champ Calls Billings Home

 For the past 20 years Mike Burton a three time Olympic gold medal winning swimmer has called Billings home. Mike ...
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Robin Selvig

My Visit With Lady Griz Coach Robin Selvig!

From Outlook, Montana to becoming one of the greatest college basketball coaches of all time!  After 38 years, 36 winnings ...
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State’s Best High School Golfer Is Back In News!

Please remember this name Ryggs Johnston of Libby.  Mr. Johnston may be the very best high school golfer in state ...
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No Varsity Football At Missoula Hellgate!

No Varsity Football At Missoula Hellgate!

Wow, it's really hard for me to believe that a AA school with over a 1,000 students will not offer ...
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Visit With Rodeo Star Haven Meged!

Now all Mr. Haven Meged of Custer County High School in Miles City has done is win 11...count them 11 ...
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Great Story Of First Shrine Football Game!

Great Story Of First Shrine Football Game!

This weekend it's the 70th edition of the historic East - West Shrine football game!  Game number one was played ...
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Rocky Erickson Sportscaster

Rocky Erickson wins Montana Sportscaster of the Year

Erickson wins Montana Sportscaster of the Year for 9th Time SALISBURY, NORTH CAROLINA - At the 57th annual National Sports Media ...
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Best Golf Story Ever!

Even if you are not a golfer you will get chills listening to this amazing story!  Last week at the ...
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2016 Rocky Gary Smith

Remember The S.I. Story on Hardin’s Jonathan Takes Enemy?

Last week at the National Sports Media Assoc. awards ceremony held in North Carolina is was great to meet famous ...
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Up Next For Miss Aragon U.S. Olympic Trails!

Well is it possible for 18 year old Christina Aragon who recently graduated from Billings Senior to qualify for this ...
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Sportscasters Awards Weekend Was Amazing!

  The very best way that I can describe being at the 57th annual National Sports Media Association awards weekend ...
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Warp and McCormick Win Mr. and Miss Basketball Awards!

Montana loves their high school basketball!  Over the weekend the Fortin Center on the campus of Rocky Mountain College was ...
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Montana - Wyoming All Star Games Are This Weekend!

Montana – Wyoming All Star Games Are This Weekend!

For the 23rd year in a row this Network will broadcast the annual Montana - Wyoming all star basketball series! ...
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Jess Lockwood

Jess Lockwood Goes for 4th High School Title!

So, what if NBA superstar Lebron James, went back and played in a high school basketball tournament?  Or can you ...
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The Montana Cowboy Who Ali Says Was The Hardest Puncher!

 That's right the man who boxer Muhammad Ali says hit him the hardest was a Montana cowboy from Roundup! Back ...
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Jake Perrin of Flathead Is The Very Best!

Jake Perrin of Flathead now holds both the all class state records in the mile and two mile.  I guess ...
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2 x 2 For Miss Maddie Brockel Of Billings West!

Remember this name....Maddie Brockel of Billings West!  She is only a sophomore and and over the weekend she won 4 ...
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Jordan’s Kelly Murnion Is State’s Fastest!

That's right the fastest sprinter in Montana comes from Class "C" Jordan!  No other sprinter in the state ran a ...
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ARAGON 2016 POST TRACK

Christina Aragon….Montana’s Best Distance Runner!

It's true miss Chrstina Aragon is the state's all time greatest distance runner.  Over the weekend she set all class state ...
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Carson Oakland Going for Back to Back Triple Jump Titles

A year ago at the State's Class A track meet, Glendive's Carson Oakland flew  43' 1" to win the state championship ...
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Great Name for an Outstanding Track Star from Ennis

Let's just say that he is the only Cleet that I know of...  Cleet Wrzesinski is the reason why Ennis ...
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Rocky Koni Midland 2016

Visit With Koni Dole…..Bobcat Football Player!

Last night I got to introduce Koni Dole who was the featured speaker at Midland Roundtable athlete of the year ...
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Remember Softball Star Amy Quigley?

Remember Softball Star Amy Quigley?

Almost 20 years ago Great Falls High softball pitcher Amy Quigley had one amazing season!  During one weekend over two ...
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Allen Texas Football Stadium

It’s True, Everything is Bigger in Texas!

We all know how difficult it is these days to pass a mill levy for schools.  Well, last week ...
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