Oliver Carr, Bozeman’s prominent 6-foot-6 post, never played in a state tournament in his high school career. Of this he says, “It was really disappointing. But those high school years of basketball were some of my favorite times.”
SHERIDAN, Wyo. -- Perimeter shooting kept Wyoming in the game, but the Montana All-Stars, Oliver Carr in particular, were too strong.
Jill Barta of the four-time undefeated champion Fairfield girls team will headline the Montana squad for the 39th annual Montana-Wyoming All-Star Basketball Series in June.
GREAT FALLS — There were no bricks, no airballs, and no doubts. Laurel rediscovered its shooting touch at the State A boys basketball tournament and cruised into the semifinals for the fifth straight year.
The drama of last Saturday’s Eastern A championship basketball game between Laurel and Miles City is history. Now the teams have turned their attention to the state tournament, which begins Thursday in Great Falls.
On Tuesday, multiple Montana media members, including the Missoulian, reported that Stevensville multi-sport athlete Jesse Sims transferred to Corvallis.
There are a lot of good high school basketball players in Montana this season. Players like Tres Tinkle and Jill Barta are becoming household names, but they’re not the only ones on lists of talented prospects.
It’s time to provide some bulletin board material.
The weather may be cooling down a little — OK, a lot — but the action inside Montana’s high school basketball gyms is really about to heat up.
Mike Scherting and I were burning the midnight oil (for us newspaper guys the “midnight oil” is probably more like the “2 a.m. oil,” but that doesn’t have as nice of ring to it) after the State C championship in Bozeman on Saturday, and we decided it would be a good idea for me to make next …
Jesse Sims of state champion Stevensville has been named the most valuable player of last weekend’s State A boys basketball tournament in Billings.
Keith Chambers hugged his players one by one as they were subbed out of the game in the final seconds, a tribute to the group that brought Stevensville its first state championship.
The Southwestern A was one of the toughest boys basketball conferences in the state last season, and things are shaping up the same way this go-around.
Coming off of the holiday break, Dillon doesn’t have time to wear off any rust. The Beavers basketball teams, which are a combined 8-0, play Butte Central and Stevensville in their first two games back.
Basketball practice for the 2012-13 season officially started on Monday, just two days after the football season concluded.