When you’re 14, time doesn’t seem to go by so fast. That’s why the final moments of the Montana Thunderblades’ greatest hockey triumph seemed like an eternity to Dawson Smith.
HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Montana Thunderblades displayed plenty of thunder this past week, culminated by winning the championship game of the USA Hockey U14 Tier II national tournament on Sunday.
HACKENSACK, N.J. -- The Montana Thunderblades hockey team scored three consecutive goals in the first and second periods on the way to a 5-2 victory over Howard County, Md., on Wednesday on Day 1 of USA Hockey's Bantam Tier II national tournament.
Patrick Zimmer, Conner Kieckbusch, and Dawson Smith smile during a celebration for the Big Sky Little League team on Saturday at Dehler Park in Billings.
Dawson SmithUniform number: 16Position: First baseAge: 12School attend: Rose Park ElementaryGrade this fall: 6th
Dawson Smith; Uniform number: 16; Position: First base; Age: 12; School attend: Rose Park Elementary; Grade this fall: 6th; Parents: Julie and Robbie; Siblings: 1 brother; Favorite LLWS moment so far: Winning our first game; Most fun time: Just playing our first game; What else do you like t…
Uniform number: 16
Dawson Smith recites the Little League pledge during opening ceremonies of the Little League World Series on Thursday.
It’s a long way from the baseball fields of Rose Park and Veterans Park to the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania. But the Big Sky All-Stars of Billings have pitched, hit and run the distance.
Before they do battle on the field Thursday in the 65th annual Little League World Series, the Big Sky All-Stars from Billings are preparing the way you’d expect any 11-12-year-olds would — by playing arcade games.