For Laurel, it’s not necessarily about defending a championship. It’s about writing a new chapter.
Allie McGrath scored 24 points and Lexi Lewis 14 as Laurel won the girls basketball Eastern A championship over Miles City 60-52.
Laurel junior Allie McGrath stood clutching the Eastern A girls basketball divisional championship trophy and made it clear the Locomotives want more.
The Eastern A girls basketball divisional semifinal may have seemed lost.
Abbie Lohof scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds to help lead Laurel past Sidney 59-40 in an Eastern A girls basketball semifinal game.
Allie McGrath hit a 3-pointer with five seconds left to force overtime, and then scored 10 points in the extra quarter as Laurel beat rival Billings Central 55-48 on Friday at the Nelles Activities Center.
The Billings Central and Laurel girls basketball teams have a way of bringing out the worst in each other … in a good way.
During one 32-minute stretch on the night of March 2 in Butte, winning was all that mattered for the Laurel and Billings Central girls basketball teams.
Allie Lucas scored 10 points and Justyn Juhl added eight as Billings Central fought off Laurel 37-28 on Thursday night in the Eastern A girls basketball opener for both teams.
LAUREL — Leave it to Laurel and Billings Central to put a speed bump in each other’s path.
Laurel coach Amber Griffith says she didn’t dwell too much during the offseason on the Locomotives’ Class A state championship her team won last year.
The following is a capsule look at the Class AA and A state golf tournaments, which get underway this week:
The 46th annual Montana Coaches Association multi-sports clinic starts Wednesday morning at Great Falls High School. The event serves as an educational tool for coaches and athletic directors from around Montana.
Jayde LeFevre couldn't have asked for anything more. That's not a figure of speech, either. Because, really, what else could she have done?
The Montana Coaches Association has announced its coach of the year selections for the winter high school sports season.
Guard Jayde LeFevre, who led Laurel High School to the State A basketball championship and was named tournament MVP, has signed a letter of intent with the women's program at Rocky Mountain College.
BUTTE — It’s probably fitting that Laurel and Billings Central, Yellowstone County’s oldest and fiercest rivals, battled to the bitter end in what was the most dramatic and tense Class A girls basketball championship game we’ve seen in some time.
BUTTE -- After 31 minutes and 59 seconds of fury, it all came down to Jayde LeFevre’s poise under pressure.
BUTTE — The rivalry spans decades, and there have been some classic games through the years. But Billings Central and Laurel have never played for a state championship.
BUTTE — It was a big day for the little guards.