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Hamilton’s Michael Golden highlights new No. 1s in Class A wrestling polls

SIDNEY — Three newcomers to the No. 1 ranking highlight this week’s Class A wrestling polls. Michael Golden, Shane Gibson and Taylor Gladeau all find themselves top-ranked in their respective weight classes entering the weekend’s Class A wrestling duals in Belgrade.


'No clock' on justice: Bill would eliminate statute of limitations on child sex abuse

Lawmakers are debating getting rid of the deadline to bring forward claims of sex crimes against children following a high-profile case in Miles City where — after the statute of limitations expired — a former athletic trainer admitted sexually abusing high schoolers for years.


Ex-undersheriff on Montana's Hi-Line denies rape charge, remains free without bond

The former undersheriff in a Montana Hi-Line town is denying his second felony sex crime charge. Luke Strommen, of Glasgow, has pleaded not guilty to two felonies: sexual intercourse without consent and sexual abuse of children.


Bowman County Beach wrestlers at the Cowboy Invitational

Bowman County Beach wrestlers traveled to Miles City this past weekend for the 61st Cowboy Invitational. Twenty-seven teams from across Montana and Wyoming were in attendance. The Bowman County Beach wrestlers placed thirteenth as a team with four wrestlers in the placings. JV wrestlers also had an


This Historic Pub Is Almost As Old As Montana Itself

Miles City is one of the few towns that still maintains a true “Old West” vibe. From the charming historic buildings to the annual Bucking Horse Sale, a tradition that’s spanned the better part of a century, the city has a nostalgic feel to it. And if you’ve ever stepped inside the historic Montana


Class B Wrestling Roundup: Hettinger-Scranton's youth movement

Through 37 matches, Hettinger-Scranton's Kyle Burwick is closing in on his second consecutive undefeated season. At 126 pounds, the senior is in search of his fifth straight state championship to cap his magnificent high school career.


Spartan wrestlers compete at the Cowboy Invitational

The Baker Spartan Wrestling team competed at the prestigious Cowboy Invitational Tournament in Miles City on Jan. 11 and 12. In the 132 weight class, senior Dalton Lecoe (21-9) scored 8.0 team points. Results for the tournament for Dalton were:


Full Court Press: Tuesday's high school highlights (Jan. 8)

Editor's note: Highlights and top scorers will be updated on the 406mtsports.com website as results arrive from around the state. • Zach Schacht scored 17 points and Daniel Davis added 14 off the bench to help No. 2 Billings Skyview pull away from Billings Senior 67-47 in Eastern AA action. Skyview,


Miles City's Haven Meged drives a long way to chase Montana Pro Rodeo Circuit titles

BILLINGS — Of all the naps he has enjoyed in his 20 years, this one ranks pretty high. “It was the best nap I ever had,” declared Haven Meged. Meged drove 17 hours straight north almost nonstop this past Monday from west Texas to eastern Montana for one reason:


Damian Leidholt wins hometown tourney; Sidney crowned Cowboy Invitational champions

MILES CITY — Damian Leidholt knows the history of his hometown wrestling tournament. The Custer County High School sophomore added to the legacy on Saturday. Leidholt won the 132-pound championship at the 61st annual Miles City Cowboy Invitational wrestling tournament, an exciting 3-2 decision over


Former Pine Ridge doctor sentenced for child sexual abuse in Montana

A former doctor facing charges for sexually abusing Native American minors in Pine Ridge was sentenced Thursday in Montana to 18 years in prison for similar crimes against two boys on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation.


New specialized $250K Fire Training Center opens in Miles City

Miles City Fire and Rescue crews no longer have to travel across the state to receive specialized fire and rescue training opportunities. A new $250,000 Fire Training Center in Miles City now allows MCFR crews to simulate live fires, helping improve firefighting skills and the treatment of burn vict


Wrestlers post 46-9 home victory over Miles City

The “pin chain” for Sidney’s wrestling team had quite a workout on Tuesday. The chain, given to a wrestler that registers a pin, changed hands often between teammates as the Eagles stopped Miles City by a 46-9 final.


Cowboys take sixth at Hettinger wrestling invite

The Killdeer grapplers placed sixth in the two-day Hettinger Classic, with New Salem-Almont claiming the team title. Killdeer finished with 197 points, while New Salem had nearly double the point totals with its 375 point win.


Warriors show progress on the mat as they prepare for Miles City tournament

WORLAND - The Worland Warriors wrestling team got 2019 started off on the right foot as they took first in the silver bracket of the Thoman Soda Ash Memorial dual tournament last weekend in Green River at Green River High School.


AUDIO: Heenan Describes Miles City Abuse Case

ICYMI: John Heenan joined us recently on our statewide radio talk show- Montana Talks. Click below to hear an excerpt from the show:. He's the lead lawyer in the horrific Jensen case out of Miles City. He's also a former Democrat Congressional candidate. John Heenan joins us on Thursday's Montana Ta


Historian collecting stories, artifacts of Northern Cheyenne scouts at Fort Keogh in Miles City

When Ryan Booth began his research into Indian scouts who were recruited by the U.S. Army, he discovered only two military forts had complete records of the scouts: Fort Apache in Arizona and Fort Keogh at Miles City.