Capsule previews for the 2014 Class B cross country season.
Red Lodge interim superintendent John Fitzgerald and Columbus football coach John Smith talk about the what makes the two District 4B venues special.
Columbus’ Graham Field hasn’t seen many head coaches on the home team’s sideline. John Smith, who is entering his 24th season at the helm, said he’s only the Cougars’ sixth coach the field has seen in its 60-plus years of existence.
After another slow start, Huntley Project outscored Columbus 41-24 in the final three quarters to pull away for a 44-35 win in the boys basketball Southern B divisional championship.
The Columbus Cougars are going to the Class B boys basketball state tournament. The Cougars beat Jefferson in a semifinal game 47-34. Trey Ostrum scored 18 points and grabbed six rebounds for Columbus. Ostrum converted 8 of 11 free throw attempts. Philip Holten scored 15, including 7-of-7 sh…
Courtney Martinez curled off a screen on a baseline out-of-bounds play to score the game-winning layup as time expired. The Cougars beat Townsend 52-50.
Ruby Kallenbach scored 14 points and Kaylee Zard 12 as Forsyth pulled away from Columbus 49-31 in the first round at the Southern B girls basketball divisional tournament.
Kiefer McKay scored 17 points and Kade Osborne 15 as Columbus ran past Lame Deer 74-45 in a first-round game at the Southern B boys basketball divisional tournament.
The Red Lodge Rams beat the Columbus Cougars 20-7 to go 4-0 in District 4B play this season. It was the Rams' third consecutive conference championship, locking up the league's No. 1 seed for the State B playoffs. Andy Nordstrom, Levi Lynde and Renny Schultze talk about the win.
Highlights from the boys Top 10 track and field meet in Laurel. Events include the 100-meter dash, 110-meter hurdles, 400-meter run, 400-meter relay, and high jump.
Casey McLean scored 30 points for Whitehall, and the Trojans beat Columbus 56-46 in a first-round matchup at the boys Southern B divisional tournament.
LAUREL -- Jayde LeFevre made three 3-pointers and scored 13 points Saturday to lead Laurel to a 50-27 non-conference victory over Columbus.
LAUREL -- Brett Thompson registered a double-double and Evan Jones added 10 points as Laurel ran away from Class B Columbus, 58-33, on Saturday night in Laurel.
The Red Lodge Rams used a quick-strike offense quarterbacked by Sean Sullivan to jump out to a 17-0 lead over Columbus in the first quarter. Red Lodge's Andy Nordstrum hauled in five catches for 141 yards and four touchdowns in the Rams' 52-36 win.
Capsule previews of Class B football teams.
LAUREL -- Shawn Nardella scored 10 points and Brett Thompson added nine as Laurel outlasted Columbus 44-31 on Saturday.
Huntley Project seniors Kendall Shaules, Brandley Peabody, Austin Pond, and Ty Oblender preview the Red Devils' Friday night matchup against Columbus.
Columbus seniors Tanner Exner, Patrick Rouane, and David Walter talk about the Cougars' strong running game and defense.
MILES CITY -- Tessa Rouane of Columbus has signed to play basketball next fall at Miles Community College.
It seems like it wasn't long ago that the spring sports seasons were just getting started, but, when you look ahead to next week, you see that the end is near. Class B and C teams run their district track meets (some as early as Wednesday), tennis divisionals are next weekend (the Eastern AA…